Hilton said the two sides agreed to the contract last year, but nothing had been announced until Elon coach Jason Swepson told the Burlington Times-News about the series Tuesday.
The Aggies played Elon yearly from 1999 to 2006, splitting the eight meetings. The last game between the two teams ended in a 45-0 Elon win on Nov. 11, 2006.
Hilton said the Phoenix are coming to Greensboro next year, followed by two games at Elon, then a return to Greensboro in 2016.
The two schools are about 20 miles apart.
“It makes sense in so many ways,” Hilton said. “There ought to be a natural rivalry between the two schools. We certainly expect for us to draw fans, and for them to as well. It’s a win all the way around.” read more…