South Carolina State Thursday (Mar. 14) 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
10/05 North Carolina A&T* Atlanta, GA% TBD
(Atlanta Football Classic)
10/12 North Carolina Central* Durham, NC TBD
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
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