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SC State Releases 2014 Football Schedule

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The South Carolina State University Department of Athletics announced its 2014 football schedule Tuesday (Mar. 11). The Bulldogs 12-game slate includes five home contests and seven road games, two which are Classics.

The Bulldogs open the 2014 campaign with three straight road games with the first against intrastate rival Benedict in the Palmetto Capital City Classic in Columbia, SC on August 30, the second is at Clemson – the only Football Bowl Subdivision opponent on the schedule, Sept. 6, and then Coastal Carolina in Conway, SC on Sept.13.

SC State opens the home campaign in Oliver. C. Dawson Stadium on Aug. 20 against Furman University in another series being renewed. Other home games include North Carolina Central , Oct.11; Bethune-Cookman, Oct. 25; Savannah State (Homecoming), Nov. 1; and Norfolk State, Nov. 22.

Additional road games are at Hampton, Sept. 27; a return to the Atlanta Football Classic on Oct. 4, against North  Carolina A&T in Atlanta, GA; Florida A&M, Nov. 8; and Morgan State, Nov. 15.

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 2014 schedule, which is listed below, will be announced later.

For more information on South Carolina State University football, please call the Office of Sports Information at (803) 536-7060, or visit the official Bulldogs website at www.scsuathletics.com

2014 SC State Football Schedule
Date                       Opponent                              Location                             Time#
8/30                        Benedict College                    Columbia, SC$                    TBA
                               (Palmetto Capital City Classic)
9/6                           Clemson                               Clemson, SC                       TBA
9/13                         Coastal Carolina                   Conway, SC                        TBA
9/20                        FURMAN                              ORANGEBURG, SC           6 p.m.
                              (Hall of Fame/Former Appreciation Day)
9/27                        Hampton*                              Hampton, VA                      TBA
10/4                        North Carolina A&T*             Atlanta, GA%                      TBA
                              (Atlanta Football Classic)
10/11                      NC CENTRAL*                    ORANGEBURG, SC           TBA
                              (Youth/ROTC Day)
10/18                      OPEN
10/25                      BETHUNE-COOKMAN*      ORANGEBURG, SC           TBA
                               (Business & Industry Day)
11/1                        SAVANNAH STATE*          ORANGEBURG, SC           2 p.m.
                                (Homecoming)
11/8                        Florida A&M*                        Tallahassee, FL                   TBA
11/15                      Morgan State*                      Baltimore, MD                      TBA
11/22                      NORFOLK STATE*             ORANGEBURG, SC           TBA
                               (Faculty/Staff Appreciation/Senior Day)

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