The Bulldog slate includes six road games and five home contests at Oliver. C. Dawson/Willie Jeffries Field. Two Football Bowl Subdivision opponents are on the schedule, along with four non-conference contests, and five MEAC matchups.
S.C. State will open the season on the road with four straight non-conference games, beginning in the sunshine state with AAC foe Central Florida in Orlando, Fla. at the “Bounce House” on Thursday, Sept. 1, followed by a trip back against former league rival Bethune-Cookman on Sept.10 in Daytona Beach, Fla.
The Bulldogs will have a bye week on Sept 17 before their next stop at North Carolina A&T State on Sept.24 inside Aggie Stadium in Greensboro, N.C., then return home to Palmetto State features a showdown with SEC opponent South Carolina on Oct. 1 at Williams Brice Stadium in Columbia, S.C.
Head coach Oliver “Buddy” Pough and the Bulldogs will then have three straight games in Oliver C. Dawson Stadium, hosting the Rattlers of Florida A&M on Oct.8, Virginia-Lynchburg on Oct. 15, and then opening MEAC play versus North Carolina Central on Oct. 22.
The Bulldogs hit the road once again for a journey to Baltimore, Md., to take on Morgan State on Oct. 29, before returning home to host Delaware State on Nov. 5.
A trip to the nation’s capital to take on Howard is set for Nov. 12 in Washington, D.C., before the regular season ends at home against Norfolk State on Nov. 19.
Courtesy: South Carolina State Athletics