The Conference USA office confirmed the move from Sept. 3, which was the originally scheduled date. The teams had been discussing the move for a while.
A kickoff time has not been set for the game, which will be broadcast on one of Fox’s networks.
MSU leads the series with Memphis, 32-11. State won last year’s meeting in Starkville, 49-7. This will be the Bulldogs’ first trip to Memphis in nine years.