WILBERFORCE, Ohio — The Central State University athletic department announced its 2017 football schedule on Tuesday which features four home games and an appearance in the Circle City Classic.

The Marauders open up the season at home against Elizabeth City State on Sept. 2. The meeting between CSU and ECSU will be the first since the 1992 season. CSU opens SIAC play the following week in Georgia against Clark Atlanta on Sept. 9. The Marauders return home on Sept. 16 to host Morehouse. The Marauders will then head to Indianapolis, Indiana to play in the 34th Circle City Classic against SIAC rival Kentucky State in Lucas Oil Stadium on Sept. 23. The month of September wraps up with the Marauders traveling to Columbia, South Carolina to play Benedict.

CSU celebrates Homecoming on Oct. 7 against Miles. CSU will face SWAC opponent Arkansas — Pine Bluff for the first time since 1996 on Oct. 14 in Arkansas. Senior student-athletes will be recognized during the last home game of the season on Oct. 21 against Fort Valley State.

The Marauders will end the regular season on the road against Tuskegee on Oct. 28 and Lane on Nov. 4

All Central State University home games are scheduled to kickoff at 1 p.m. Central State will be partnering with the Gem City Sports Network to provide live radio and video coverage of every home game.

Courtesy: CSU Athletics

Date Time Opponent Location
9/2/17 1 p.m. Elizabeth City State University Wilberforce, OH
9/9/17 6 p.m. Clark Atlanta University Atlanta, GA
9/16/17 1 p.m. Morehouse College Wilberforce, OH
9/23/17 3 p.m. Kentucky State University
(Circle City Classic)
Indianapolis, IN
9/30/17 6 p.m. Benedict College Columbia, SC
10/7/17 1 p.m. Miles College
Wilberforce, OH
10/14/17 2:30 p.m. University of Arkansas — Pine Bluff Pine Bluff, AR
10/21/17 1 p.m. Fort Valley State University Wilberforce, OH
10/28/17 1 p.m. Tuskegee University Tuskegee, AL
11/4/17 2 p.m. Lane College Jackson, TN


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