According to an article in Monday's edition of the Charleston Daily Mail, the James Madison Dukes will play the West Virginia Mountaineers at FedEx Field on September 15, 2012. The matchup will be each team's third game of the season. JMU stands to make some substantial cash from the game:
"The contract makes it a home game for the Mountaineers, but the Dukes expect to have a strong showing in the stands. JMU, a Football Championship Subdivision school in Harrisonburg, Va., is guaranteed $350,000 for the game, but can make an additional $150,000 in an attendance incentive."
Since it's technically a home game for West Virginia, they'll receive a payout of more than $2 million, which is about what they make for the average home contest.
This report comes on the heels of news that West Virginia will be playing at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore against Maryland on September 21, 2013.