Friday, February 1, 2013

Howard University Announces 2013 Football Schedule

WASHINGTON, D.C. --  Howard University will kick off the 2013 season on August 31 when it travels to Ypsilanti, MI to take on Eastern Michigan University in third meeting between the two schools.  The Bison will then return "home" for the AT&T Nation's Football Classic against Morehouse on September 7 at RFK Stadium.

Howard will then travel to Norfolk, VA to take on FCS powerhouse Old Dominion University on September 14.  It will mark the first meeting between the two schools.

Howard receives a bye the following week before opening MEAC play against rival North Carolina A&T in Greensboro, NC on September 28.

The Bison will finally get a chance to play before the home crowd at Greene Stadium when they host North Carolina Central University on October 5.  They follow with a big match against MEAC defending champion Bethune Cookman on October 12.

Howard will go back on the road again when they take on Florida A&M University on October 19.

Next comes homecoming and the Bison will face Morgan State University on October 26.

It's back on the road again as the Bison travel to Dover, DE to face the Hornets of Delaware State on November 2.

Howard will play its last home game of the season on November 9 when it takes on Savannah State. The Bison close out the 2013 regular season with games at Texas Southern in Houston, TX on November 16 and at Hampton University on November 23

Below if the complete 12-game schedule for 2013:

August 31: Eastern Michigan at Ypsilanti, MI (TBA)

September 7: Morehouse for the AT&T Nation's Football Classic at R.F.K. Stadium in Washington, DC (3:30pm)

September 14: Old Dominion at Norfolk, VA (TBA)

September 21: BYE

September 28: *NC A&T State at Greensboro, NC (TBA)

October 5: *N. C. Central at Washington, DC (1:00pm)

October 12: *Bethune-Cookman at Washington, DC (1:00pm)

October 19: *Florida A&M at Tallahassee, FL (TBA)

October 26: *Morgan State for Homecoming at Washington, DC (1:00pm)

November 2:  *Delaware State at Dover, DE (TBA)

November 9: *Savannah State for Senior Day at Washington, DC (1:00pm)

November 16: Texas Southern at Houston, TX (TBA)

November 23: *Hampton at Hampton, VA (TBA)

*MEAC Game
Bold: Home Game


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