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BLUEFIELD, WV – Bluefield State took another step in its return to college football with the release of the team’s 2021 fall schedule.

The eight-game schedule kicks off for the first time since 1980 when the team takes on Lawrence Tech at Mitchell Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 4.

Bluefield State will begin a two-game road trip against two HBCU opponents when they play at Elizabeth City State on Sept. 11 and Johnson C. Smith on Sept. 18.

Also see: Bluefield State College to bring back football in 2021 to signal ‘life after COVID’

After a bye week, Bluefield State football will host UNC-Greensboro on Oct. 2 at Mitchell Stadium before its homecoming game on Oct. 9 against City College of Fort Lauderdale.

The remaining three games are scheduled for Oct. 16 at Erskine College, Oct. 30 at Barton College and Nov. 13 at home against St. Anslem.

“I am very proud of the work my staff put in to get this schedule done,” head coach Tony Coaxum said in a statement. “They did a great job and we are excited to give out to the community a clear vision that Bluefield State football is back.”

Coach Coaxum said in announcing the schedule, “I am very proud of the work my staff put in to get this schedule done! They did a great job and we are excited to give out to the community a clear vision that Bluefield State football is back!”



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