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FORT VALLEY, GEORGIA – Fort Valley State University Director of Athletics Dr. Joshua W. Murfree, Jr., has announced the Wildcats 2016 football schedule. The 10 game schedule includes three home games, two classic games (Labor Day Golden Classic and Fountain City Classic) and six away games.fvsu cat

Fort Valley State will open the 2016 season in Birmingham, Alabama on Sunday, September 4, with conference foe Miles College in the Labor Day Golden Classic at 6 p.m. The Wildcats last played Miles in the Valley in 2008 and walked away with a  28-0 win.

FVSU travels to Jackson, Tennessee on Saturday, September 10 to play Lane College at 2 p.m.

The Wildcats open at home with Clark Atlanta University on Saturday, September 17 at 6 p.m. for the Horace Mann Bond Memorial Game and Military Appreciation Day.

On Saturday, September 24, the Wildcats will visit Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina for a 2 p.m. game and from there Saturday, October 1 play Alderson Broaddus University in Philippi, West Virginia at 2 p.m.

Then, on Saturday, October 8, FVSU will host Kentucky State University on Senior and Open House Day at 2 p.m., before traveling to play Florida Tech University in Melbourne, Florida on Saturday, October 15 in a 2 p.m. matchup.  

Central State University will visit the Valley for the first time on homecoming and Communiversity Day on Saturday, October 22, with the game scheduled for 2 p.m. The team then travels down I-75 to Atlanta, Georgia for a date with Morehouse College on Saturday, October 29 and rounding out the regular season with Albany State University in the 27th Annual Fountain Classic on November 5 in Columbus, Georgia.

Sun. Sept. 4  Miles College *
Labor Day Golden Classic
Birmingham, Alabama 6:00 PM (CST)
Sat. Sept. 10 Lane College * Jackson, Tennessee 2:00 PM (CST)
Sat. Sept. 17 Clark Atlanta University * Fort Valley, Georgia 2:00 PM
Sat. Sept. 24 Benedict College * Columbia, South Carolina 2:00 PM
Sat. Oct. 1 Alderson Broaddus University Philippi, West Virginia 2:00 PM
Sat. Oct. 8 Kentucky State University * Fort Valley, Georgia 2:00 PM
Sat. Oct. 15 Florida Tech University Melbourne, Florida 2:00 PM
Sat. Oct. 22 Central State University * (HC) Fort Valley, Georgia 2:00 PM
Sat. Oct. 29 Morehouse College * Atlanta, Georgia 2:00 PM
Sat. Nov. 5 Albany State University *
27th Annual Fountain City Classic
Columbus, Georgia 2:00 PM
Sat. Nov. 12 SIAC Championship Montgomery, Alabama 7:00 PM (CST)
                               (*) Indicate conference games

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