April 16, 2014

Furman releases 2013 football schedule, will face LSU

Furman head coach Bruce Fowler

Furman head coach Bruce Fowler

Furman’s 12-game 2013 football schedule was released today, and is highlighted by a trip to Baton Rouge to face the LSU Tigers on October 26. 

The Paladins will open their campaign August 31 on the road against Gardner-Webb, and their home opener is set for September 14 against the Presbyterian Blue Hose.  Furman will finish the regular season November 23 at home when they play host to rival Wofford, which marks third time they have closed the season against the Terriers since 2008.  The Paladins are set to open Southern Conference play September 28 at arch-rival The Citadel.

The Paladins are entering the third season of the Bruce Fowler era and are coming off of a 3-8 season, including a 2-6 mark in conference play.

Below is the full 2013 Furman football schedule:

Aug. 31 @ Gardner-Webb
Sept. 7 @ Coastal Carolina
Sept. 14 PRESBYTERIAN
Sept. 21 Open
Sept. 28 @ The Citadel*
Oct. 5 ELON* (Family Weekend), 1:30
Oct. 12 @ Chattanooga*
Oct. 19 APPALACHIAN STATE*
Oct. 26 @ LSU
Nov. 2 @ Georgia Southern*
Nov. 9 SAMFORD* (Homecoming), 1:30
Nov. 16 @ Western Carolina*
Nov. 23 WOFFORD*
* Southern Conference Game