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The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced the 2021 spring football schedule Monday, a six-game format for all league teams beginning February 27.

Each SWAC team will play six conference football games to include four games against division opponents and two games against non-division opponents. Each member institution will also have the option to play one non-conference game.

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Golden Lions will open the historic season at home Saturday, February 27 hosting Texas Southern, one of three home games at Simmons Bank Field. UAPB will then travel to face Southern on March 6 before a league-wide open date on March 13.

UAPB football will then play each of the next three weeks. The Golden Lions will play at Grambling on March 20, host Alabama State on March 27, and then travel to face Mississippi Valley State on April 3.

Following an April 10 open date, UAPB will complete the regular season on April 17 hosting Prairie View A&M. The Cricket Wireless SWAC Football Championship Game will be played Saturday, May 1.

2021 Arkansas-Pine Bluff Spring Football Schedule

 DATE  OPPONENT
 Feb. 27  TEXAS SOUTHERN
 Mar. 6  at Southern
 Mar. 13  Bye Week
 Mar. 20  at Grambling State
 Mar. 27  ALABAMA STATE
 Apr. 3  at Mississippi Valley State
 Apr. 10  Open Date
 Apr. 17  PRAIRIE VIEW A&M
 Apr. 24  Open Date

Courtesy: UAPB Athletics



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