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Bethune-Cookman Announces 2013 Football Schedule
Written By: MEAC Media Relations         Release: 02/06/2013
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Bethune-Cookman officially released the 2013 football schedule on Wednesday, Feb. 6, as announced by B-CU Director of Athletics Lynn W. Thompson. The 12-game regular season slate is the first of its kind for B-CU since 2002.

Under the direction of head coach Brian Jenkins, recently completing his third year at the helm in Daytona Beach, the 2012 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference champion Wildcats will host five games inside Larry Kelly Field at Municipal Stadium on the 2013 slate.

The 2013 campaign opens with a trip to Tennessee State on Sunday, Sept. 1, as the Wildcats meet the Tigers for the John Merritt Classic at L.P. Field in Nashville, Tenn. The Tigers took a hard-fought 21-14 game from the Wildcats last year in front of a near-capacity crowd in Daytona Beach. The Cats then return to Daytona Beach for their home-opener against the Virginia Union Panthers on Sept. 7.

The following weekend, B-CU continues its new tradition of playing at least one BCS opponent as the Wildcats travel to Miami to face the FIU Panthers on Sept. 21. Network television will determine the kickoff time for that game up to 10 days out. B-CU will conclude the month of September with a game to be determined by next week.

The Cats stay on the road for the first two weeks in October as they open Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) play at Delaware State (Oct. 5) and Howard (Oct. 12). The games against the Hornets and Bison see resurgence in contests against those teams as they replace North Carolina A&T and Morgan State, respectively. It'll be the first time in two years B-CU has faced Howard and Delaware State.

Bethune-Cookman returns home to host Savannah State for the Third Annual Biker Classic on Oct. 19, followed by one of the biggest Homecoming weekends in recent history as the Cats welcome South Carolina State to Municipal Stadium on Oct. 26. Both of those games have kickoff set at 4 p.m.

B-CU hits the road to open its November slate with a trip to North Carolina Central (Nov. 2), before returning home for a pair of games against Virginia Tidewater-area foes Norfolk State (Nov. 9) and Hampton (Nov. 16), respectively. The month closes with the annual Florida Blue Florida Classic against Florida A&M at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando on Nov. 23.

For the complete story, visit www.bcuathletics.com

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Delaware State
0
Hampton
23
10/25
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North Carolina Central
42
Savannah State
14
10/25
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South Carolina State
20
Bethune-Cookman
14
10/25
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North Carolina A&T
40
Florida A&M
21
10/25
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Villanova
48
Morgan State
28
10/25
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Savannah State
20
Bethune-Cookman
48
10/18
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Delaware State
20
North Carolina A&T
33
10/18
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Morgan State
21
North Carolina Central
20
10/18
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Howard
28
Florida A&M
31
10/18
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Hampton
13
Norfolk State
21
10/18
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Florida A&M
24
Savannah State
14
10/11
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Bethune-Cookman
49
Howard
12
10/11
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Norfolk State
10
Delaware State
13
10/11
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South Carolina State
35
North Carolina Central
48
10/11
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North Carolina A&T
31
Hampton
14
10/09
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Florida A&M
9
Morgan State
24
10/04
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Bethune-Cookman
27
Delaware State
7
10/04
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North Carolina A&T
0
South Carolina State
13
10/04
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Savannah State
7
Norfolk State
14
10/04
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North Carolina Central
27
Howard
22
10/04
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Delaware State
35
Savannah State
10
09/27
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Tennessee State
27
Florida A&M
7
09/27
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Bethune-Cookman
34
Florida Tech
33
09/27
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Norfolk State
15
Morgan State
14
09/27
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Hampton
10
South Carolina State
17
09/27
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Howard
22
North Carolina A&T
38
09/27
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Hampton
34
Miles College
30
09/20
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South Carolina State
17
Furman
7
09/20
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North Carolina A&T
59
Chowan University
0
09/20
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UCF
41
Bethune-Cookman
7
09/20
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Towson
31
North Carolina Central
20
09/20
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Coastal Carolina
48
Florida A&M
3
09/20
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Buffalo
36
Norfolk State
7
09/20
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Howard
35
Morgan State
38
09/20
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Temple
59
Delaware State
0
09/20
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William & Mary
29
Norfolk State
14
09/13
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Savannah State
28
Fort Valley State
42
09/13
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Coastal Carolina
30
South Carolina State
3
09/13
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Richmond
42
Hampton
17
09/13
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North Carolina A&T
17
Elon
12
09/13
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North Carolina Central
28
Charlotte
40
09/13
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Bethune-Cookman
36
Grambling State
23
09/13
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Howard
35
Morehouse College
17
09/13
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Delaware State
7
Towson
21
09/13
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Morgan State
28
Bowie State
3
09/13
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North Carolina A&T
30
Coastal Carolina
31
09/07
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Delaware
27
Delaware State
9
09/06
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North Carolina Central
34
Elizabeth City State
7
09/06
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Norfolk State
0
Liberty
17
09/06
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Holy Cross
29
Morgan State
26
09/06
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