Birmingham, AL (Sports Network) - A first-ever matchup against Arkansas and
five home games help highlight the 2013 Samford football schedule announced on
Samford has scheduled 11 games and is not playing a 12th game, as allowed by
the NCAA during the 2013 FCS regular season.
Samford will open the season at Georgia State on Aug. 29 before taking on
Arkansas in Little Rock on Sept. 7.
After the first of two byes, the Bulldogs will then play three straight home
games against Southeastern Louisiana (Sept. 21) and Southern Conference
rivals Western Carolina (Sept. 28) and Georgia Southern (Oct. 5).
The Bulldogs then travel to four straight conference opponents: Appalachian
State (Oct. 12), Wofford (Oct. 26), The Citadel (Nov. 2) and Furman (Nov. 9).
They wrap up the regular season by hosting Chattanooga (Nov. 16) on Homecoming
Day and Elon (Nov. 23).
"In conference play, each week is a challenge, and we know we have to bring our
'A' game each week," Samford coach Pat Sullivan said. "We will look forward to
that challenge again this season."
Samford finished 7-4 overall and 5-3 in the SoCon this past season.
2013 SAMFORD FOOTBALL SCHEDULE
Thursday, Aug. 29, at Georgia State
Saturday, Sept. 7, at Arkansas (Little Rock, Ark.)
Saturday, Sept. 21, Southeastern Louisiana
Saturday, Sept. 28, Western Carolina*
Saturday, Oct. 5, Georgia Southern*
Saturday, Oct. 12, at Appalachian State*
Saturday, Oct. 26, at Wofford*
Saturday, Nov. 2, at The Citadel*
Saturday, Nov. 9, at Furman*
Saturday, Nov. 16, Chattanooga* (Homecoming)
Saturday, Nov. 23, Elon*
* - Southern Conference game
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