Savannah State University announces a 10-game football slate in 2015 that includes two nonconference opponents and four home games at Theodore A. Wright Stadium.
SSU will open the season on the road against Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) opponents Colorado State and Akron.
The Colorado State Rams are coached by former University of Georgia offensive coordinator Mike Bobo, while Akron is coached by former Auburn head coach Terry Bowden.
The Rams, who play in the Mountain West Conference (MW), posted a 10-3 record in 2014 and played in the Las Vegas Bowl while Akron went 5-7 while competing in the Mid-American Conference (MAC).
The Tigers will face Colorado State on Sept. 5, and then, following a bye week, will play Akron on Sept. 19.
Savannah State will finish the season with eight Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) contests.
SSU will travel to Bethune-Cookman on Sept. 26, and will play their home opener on Oct. 3 against Florida A&M.
After a trip to Morgan State on Oct. 10, the Tigers will return home to celebrate Homecoming against North Carolina Central on Oct. 17.
Following an open date on Oct. 24, SSU will have back-to-back road games at Howard (Oct. 31) and Norfolk State (Nov. 7).
Savannah State will close out the regular season with home games against Hampton (Nov. 14) and South Carolina State (Nov. 21).
The last time the Tigers played a minimum of 10 games in a single season was in 2009.
Earnest Wilson III will enter his third year as the Tigers' head coach.
Sept. 5 at Colorado State University Fort Collins, Colo. TBA
Sept. 12 Open
Sept. 19 at University of Akron Akron, Ohio TBA
Sept. 26 at Bethune-Cookman University# Daytona Beach, Fla. TBA
Oct. 3 FLORIDA A&M UNIVERSITY# Savannah, Ga. TBA
Oct. 10 at Morgan State University# Baltimore, Md. TBA
Oct. 17 NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL# Savannah, Ga. TBA (Homecoming)
Oct. 24 Open
Oct. 31 at Howard University# Washington, D.C. TBA
Nov. 7 at Norfolk State University# Norfolk, Va. TBA
Nov. 14 HAMPTON UNIVERSITY# Savannah, Ga. TBA Theodore Wright Stadium
Nov. 21 SOUTH CAROLINA STATE# Savannah, Ga. TBA Theodore Wright Stadium
Home Games in Bold
# - MEAC Games