Two back-to-back Division I contest against Arizona and Texas A&M squeezed in between key Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference games against Bethune-Cookman and Norfolk State highlight a busy September for the South Carolina State football team.
The school is expected to officially release the below schedule today.
The T&D has also learned S.C. State is close to finalizing a 12-game schedule for 2013. It will include a Division I game against the University of South Carolina, plus two Football Championship Subdivision matchups at Oliver C. Dawson Stadium against Coastal Carolina and Alabama A&M.
The Bulldogs will have six games at home next season. A full story will appear in Wednesday's T&D.
S.C. STATE 2012 FOOTBALL SCHEDULE
Aug. 30 - at Georgia State
Sept. 8 - BETHUNE-COOKMAN (Hall of Fame Game)
Sept. 15 - at Arizona
Sept. 22 - at Texas A&M
Sept. 29 - NORFOLK STATE (Youth/ROTC Day)
Oct. 6 - at North Carolina Central
Oct. 13 - at Delaware State
Oct. 20 - at Florida A&M
Oct. 27 - HOWARD ("Homecoming")
Nov. 3 - ‘Bye’
Nov. 10 - at North Carolina A&T
Nov. 17 - SAVANNAH STATE (Senior/Faculty Staff Appreciation Day)