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Report: Kentucky adds in-state FCS foe Murray State to 2018 schedule

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Kentucky reportedly has added Murray State to its 2018 non-conference schedule. While neither school officially has announced the matchup, said it has been made.

The game is scheduled for Sept. 15, 2018, and Murray State reportedly will be paid $450,000 to make the trip to Commonwealth Stadium.

The Wildcats also will play Central Michigan, Middle Tennessee and Louisville in non-conference games that season. Their rivalry game with the Cardinals satisfies the SEC requirement’s to schedule at least one non-conference “Power Five” opponent. reported that Kentucky had been scheduled to play FCS member Chattanooga in 2018, but the game never was finalized because of contractual issues.

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