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Alcorn State to play seven home games

Alcorn State, MS (SportsNetwork.com) - Alcorn State's football program will play seven home games at Jack Spinks-Marino Casem Stadium as part of a 12-game 2014 schedule announced Monday.

The Braves will host non-conference games against Virginia-Lynchburg (Aug. 30) and Louisiana College (Sept. 13) as well as five of their nine Southwestern Athletic Conference opponents, Southern (Sept. 27), Alabama State (Oct. 4), Texas Southern (Oct. 18, Homecoming), Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Nov. 15) and Jackson State (Nov. 22).

The Braves' road schedule includes a Sept. 6 visit to Southern Mississippi of Conference USA.

Coach Jay Hopson's squad is coming off a 9-3 season, including 7-2 in the SWAC.

2014 Alcorn State Football Schedule

All Times ET

Aug. 30, Virginia-Lynchburg, 5 p.m.

Sept. 6, at Southern Mississippi, TBA

Sept. 13, Louisiana College, 5 p.m.

Sept. 20, at Mississippi Valley State*, TBA

Sept. 27, Southern*, 5 p.m.

Oct. 4, Alabama State*, 3 p.m.

Oct. 11, at Grambling State*, TBA

Oct. 18, Texas Southern* (Homecoming), 3 p.m.

Oct. 25, at Prairie View A&M*, TBA

Nov. 8, at Alabama A&M*, TBA

Nov. 15, Arkansas-Pine Bluff*, 5 p.m.

Nov. 22, Jackson State*, 3 p.m.

* - SWAC game

03/10 10:09:35 ET

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