By: Fletcher Keel | WCTV Eyewitness Sports
January 25, 2018
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- The FAMU football team has announced its conference schedule for the 2018 season, the team's first under new head coach Willie Simmons.
The 2018 MEAC slate features four home games, three road matchups and their annual matchup with Bethune-Cookman in the Florida Classic in Orlando on November 17.
Home matchups feature games against Savannah State, Norfolk State, Hampton and Morgan State.
The Rattlers will travel to North Carolina Central, defending MEAC champions N.C. A&T and Howard.
FAMU went 2-6 in MEAC play last year, finishing second-to-last in the conference.
The full conference schedule, with dates, can be seen below.
Sept. 22 vs. Savannah State
Sept. 29 at North Carolina Central
Oct. 6 vs. Norfolk State
Oct. 13 at North Carolina A&T
Oct. 20 vs. Hampton
Oct. 27 vs. Morgan State
Nov. 3 at Howard
Nov. 17 vs. Bethune-Cookman in Orlando (Florida Classic)