Saturday, January 23, 2016

SC State Releases 2016 Football Schedule

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ORANGEBURG, South Carolina -- The South Carolina State Department of Athletics announced its 2016 football schedule Friday (Jan.22). The Bulldogs' 11-game slate includes four home contests and seven road games.

SC State opens the 2016 campaign with four straight road games, with the first three against Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) -- University of Central Florida on Sep. 3 in Orlando; Louisiana Tech on Sept. 10 in Ruston, LA; and Clemson University in Clemson, SC on Sept. 17.

Florida A&M rounds out a four-game opening road swing, when Coach Buddy Pough's team begins Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play in Tallahassee, Fla., on Sept. 24.

The Bulldogs open their home campaign at Oliver. C. Dawson Stadium on Oct. 8 against Bethune-Cookman. Other home games include Delaware State, Oct.22 (HOMECOMING); Norfolk State, Nov. 12; and Savannah State, Nov.19.

Additional road games are at Howard, Oct 15. in Washington, DC; Hampton, Oct. 29 in Hampton, VA; and North Carolina A&T State, Nov.5 in Greensboro, NC.

Bulldogs fans and supporters are encouraged to purchase their season tickets early for special rates and discounts at the SC State Ticket Office. For additional information, call 803-536-8579 or 800-298-9157.

Starting times for all games on the 2016 schedule, which is listed below, will be announced later.

For more information on South Carolina State University football, please call the Office of Athletic Media Relations at (803) 536-7060, or visit the official Bulldogs website at


South Carolina State 2016 Football Schedule

DATE                     OPPONENT                          LOCATION        TIME

03                                Central Florida               Orlando, FL       TBA
10                                Louisiana Tech               Ruston, LA         TBA
17                                Clemson                         Clemson, SC      TBA
24                                Florida A & M*                Tallahassee, FL  TBA

OCTOBER 01               Open
08                               BETHUNE COOKMAN*   ORANGEBURG, SC 1:30 P.M.
(Hall of Fame/Former Student-Athlete App./Business & Industry Day/ Pink Game)
15                               Howard *                        Washington, DC TBA
22                   DELAWARE STATE*   ORANGEBURG, SC  1:30 P.M. (HOMECOMING)
29                                 Hampton*                        Hampton, VA   TBA
05                                 North Carolina A&T*         Greensboro, NC  TBA
12                                 NORFOLK STATE*            ORANGEBURG, SC  2:00 P.M.
(Youth/ROTC/Military Appreciation/Greek Day)
19                                SAVANNAH STATE*          ORANGEBURG, SC 1:30 P.M.
(Senior Day/High School Band Day/Faculty & Staff App. Day)

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


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