WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Howard University announced its 2010 football schedule today. The Bison open the season on September 4 against Holy Cross in Worcester, MA. Holy Cross is a perennial contender in the Football Championships Subdivision (FCS, formerly 1-AA).
Howard will then host rival Hampton University on September 11 at 1 p.m. in Greene Stadium. In addition to it being The Battle of the Real HUs, it will also be part of the Military Appreciation Day.
The Bison will follow with another home date, this time against the Rattlers of Florida A&M University on September 18 at 1 pm. That game will be part of Mighty Blue & White and will be designated to honor alumni, student, faculty and Staff Appreciation Day.
Howard will then follow with a game against Morgan State University at a site to be named later and a home game against Lincoln University, a one-time rival. That game will be October 2 at 1 p.m. and is labeled “A Rivalry Revived.” It is Kids/Community and Organization Day.
Howard will then travel to Greenville, S.C. to take on Furman University for the first time. The Paladins are annually one of the top teams in the FCS.
The Bison have an open date on October 16 and will resume their schedule on October 23 when they travel to Greensboro, NC to take on the Aggies of North Carolina A&T State University.
Howard will return home for homecoming and will take on the Spartans of Norfolk State University on Oct. 30.
The Bison have back-to-back conference road games on November 6 at South Carolina State and on November 13 at Bethune-Cookman University before closing out the regular season against Delaware State on November 20 at 1 pm. It will be Parents Day as the senior members of the team will be honored.
4 at Holy Cross Worcester, MA TBA
11 vs. HAMPTON Wash., D.C. 1 p.m.
18 vs. FLORIDA A&M Wash., D.C. 1 p.m.
25 vs. Morgan State TBA TBA
2 vs. LINCOLN Wash., D.C. 1 p.m.
9 at Furman Greenville, S.C. TBA
23 at North Carolina A&T Greensboro, N.C. TBA
30 vs. NORFOLK STATE* Wash. D.C. TBA
6 at South Carolina State Orangeburg, S.C. TBA
13 at Bethune-Cookman Daytona Beach, Fla. TBA
20 vs. DELAWARE STATE Wash., D.C. 1 p.m.