South Carolina State Releases 2013 Football Schedule
Written By: MEAC Media Relations         Release: 03/14/2013
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ORANGEBURG, S.C. – South Carolina State released its 2013 football schedule, a slate that includes twelve contests, five at Oliver C. Dawson Stadium, and seven road games, two of which are Classics.


In the two classics, the Bulldogs will renew the series with intrastate rival Benedict in the Palmetto Capital City Classic in Columbia Sept. 21, and in the second, return to the Atlanta Football Classic Oct. 05 against North Carolina A&T.


The Bulldogs open the campaign at home Aug. 31 against Coastal Carolina in another series being renewed. Other home games include Alabama A&M, Sept. 14; Hampton, Sept. 28; Florida A&M (Homecoming), Nov. 9; and Morgan State, Nov. 16.


Additional road games are at Clemson – the only Football Bowl Subdivision opponent on the schedule, Sept. 7; North Carolina Central, Oct. 12; Bethune-Cookman, Oct. 26; Savannah State, Nov. 2; and Norfolk State, Nov. 23.


Bulldogs fans and supporters are encouraged to purchase tickets for both classics at the SC State Ticket Office. For additional information, call 803-536-8579 or 800-298-9157.


Starting times for all games on the 2013 schedule, which is listed below, will be announced later.


2013 SC State Football Schedule


Date                Opponent                                Location                                  Time#


8/31                 Coastal Carolina                   Orangeburg, SC                    TBD


9/7                   Clemson                                  Clemson, SC                           TBD   


9/14                 Alabama A&M                      Orangeburg, SC                    TBD   


9/21                 Benedict                                  Columbia, SC$                        TBD

                        (Palmetto Capital City Classic)


9/28                 Hampton*                              Orangeburg, SC                    TBD

                        (Youth/ROTC Day)


10/05               North Carolina A&T*             Atlanta, GA%                         TBD

                        (Atlanta Football Classic)


10/12               North Carolina Central*         Durham, NC                           TBD


10/19               Open


10/26               Bethune-Cookman*                Daytona Beach, FL                TBD


11/02               Savannah State*.                    Savannah, GA                         TBD


11/09               Florida A&M*                       Orangeburg, SC                    TBD



11/16               Morgan State*                       Orangeburg, SC                    TBD

                        (Senior Day)


11/23               Norfolk State*                        Norfolk, VA                                       TBD   


*MEAC Contest – Home games in Bold – #Dates, times and locations subject to change

$Williams-Brice Stadium; %Georgia Dome

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