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FORT VALLEY, GA – Fort Valley State University (FVSU) has announced the Wildcats 2018 Football Schedule. Director of Athletics, Dr. Darryl Pope has released a 10 game schedule which includes four home games, five away games and the Fountain City Classic.fvsu helmet

The 2018 season marks Head Coach Kevin Porter’s third season at the helm of the Wildcats Football Program. In Porter’s short tenure, he has compiled a Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Championship, Back-to-Back Eastern Division Titles and made history for FVSU and the SIAC by being the first institution in the conference to host an SIAC Football Championship Game on their campus. The Fort Valley State University Wildcats and The Golden Tigers of Tuskegee University played for the 2017 SIAC Championship at Wildcat Stadium, with Tuskegee taking the win, 13-6.

The Wildcats will open the 2018 season on the road against Florida A&M University on Saturday, September 1. In week two, FVSU will travel to Waycross, Ga., to play Valdosta State University in the Okefenokee Classic on Saturday, September 8 at 7 p.m. The next three weekends, FVSU hit the road beginning with a trip  to Fairfield, AL., for a non-conference matchup with Miles College on Saturday, September 15 at 3 p.m. The Wildcats will play their first conference games in Columbia, SC on Saturday, September 22 against Benedict College at 6 p.m. Virginia University at Lynchburg will visit Wildcat Stadium on September 29 at 6:00p.m. The Wildcats continue their home stand with Clark Atlanta University on October 6 at 6 p.m., Tuskegee University on Saturday, October 13 at 6 p.m. and end with Lenoir-Rhyne University out of Hickory, NC coming to The Valley for Homecoming on October 20 at 2 p.m. The two teams met once in 2012 in the NCAA playoffs. Lenoir-Rhyne won that contest 21-6. On Saturday, October 27, FVSU will play Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA., at 2 p.m. The Wildcats end the regular season in Columbus, GA., against Albany State University in the 29th Annual Fountain City Classic at 2 p.m.

The 2018 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Championship game will be played on the Western Division Champion's home field.


Date Opponent Location Time
Sept. 1 Florida A&M University Tallahassee, FL TBA
Sept.8 Valdosta State University Waycross, GA 7:00 PM
  Okefenokee Classic
Sept. 15 Miles College Fairfield, AL 3:00 PM
Sept. 22 Benedict College Columbia, SC 6:00 PM
Sept. 29 Va. University at Lynchburg Wildcat Stadium 6:00 PM
Oct. 6 Clark Atlanta Univ. Wildcat Stadium 6:00 PM
Oct. 13 Tuskegee University Wildcat Stadium 6:00 PM
Wildcat Stadium 2:00 PM
Oct. 27 Morehouse College Atlanta, GA 2:00 PM
Nov. 3 Albany State Univ. Columbus, GA 2:00 PM
  29th Annual Fountain City Classic
Nov.10 SIAC Championship Western Division TBA

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