Washington, DC—Howard University kicks off its 2016 season with a game at the University of Maryland on September 3 in College Park, MD. It will mark the first time that the two schools, who are 20 minutes apart, have meet on the football field.
The Bison face another Big 10 opponent in Rutgers on September 10 in Piscataway, NJ. It will mark the fourth time that the two have met.
Howard then opens MEAC play on September 17 when it takes on Hampton University in the AT&T Football Classic at RFK Stadium at 3:30 pm. [easyazon_infoblock align=”right” cart=”y” identifier=”B01CO183CY” locale=”US” tag=”hbcusports-20″]
Next up for the Bison is a showdown with longtime rival, Morgan State on September 24 at the NY Urban League Classic at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ.
Howard continues conference play with a game at Norfolk State on October 1 at 2 pm in Dick Price Stadium.
The Bison will the step out of conference for their home opener against first time opponent, Monmouth on October 8. It is slated for a 1 pm kickoff.
It will be the first of three-straight home games as the Bison next host South Carolina State on October 15 at 1 pm. The three-game home stand concludes with an October 22 tilt against the Aggies of North Carolina A&T in Greene Stadium. That game will be homecoming and gets underway at 1 pm.
Howard then travels to Savannah, GA to take on the Tigers of Savannah State on October 29 at 2 pm before getting a break with a bye on November 5.
The Bison close out the season with a road game at North Carolina Central on November 12 before closing out the season in the home finale against Delaware State on November 19 at 1 pm. That will be Senior Day for Howard.
Listed below is the 2016 schedule with date, locations and times:
|9/03/16||at University of Maryland||College Park, MD||TBA|
|9/10/16||at Rutgers||Piscataway, NJ||TBA|
|9/17/16||vs Hampton at RFK Stadium||Wash., DC||3:30 pm|
|9/24/16||at Morgan State||Meadowlands, NJ||TBA|
|10/01/16||at Norfolk State||Norfolk, VA||2 pm|
|10/08/16||vs MONMOUTH||Wash., DC||1 pm|
|10/15/16||vs SOUTH CAROLINA STATE||Wash., DC||1 pm|
|10/22/16||vs NORTH CAROLINA A&T||Wash., DC||1 pm|
|10/29/16||at Savannah State||Savannah, GA||2 pm|
|11/12/16||at North Carolina Central||Durham, NC||2 pm|
|11/19/16||vs DELAWARE STATE||Wash., DC||1 pm|
All MEAC GAMES in bold
Courtesy: Howard Athletics