The Missouri State Bears football team will play before a national television audience on Saturday, Sept. 25 when they travel to Illinois State, apart of a four game package announced by the Missouri Valley Football Conference.

The game, which will kick off at 6 p.m. on FOX College Sports (FCS), a national cable network featuring three channels and 56 million subscribers.

The Bears have played on FCS each of the last two seasons, including the team’s 2008 game at Oklahoma State and last season’s home game against nationally-ranked Northern Iowa.