Press Release from Alcorn State Sports
The 2018 season-opener between the Alcorn State University football program and Georgia Tech will be played at 11:30 a.m. (CST) on Saturday, Sept. 1 at Bobby Dodd Stadium.
Additionally, the contest will be televised on the ACC Regional Sports Network (FOX Sports South).
The Braves are looking to win their season-opener for the third year in a row. Last year, they beat Miles College 50-21 at home. In 2016, they were leading Bethune-Cookman 13-7 in the second quarter of the SWAC/MEAC challenge when the game was canceled due to lightning; Alcorn went on to beat Alabama State the following week 21-18 for its first official game of the season.
It will be just the second-ever meeting between the Braves and the Yellow Jackets, and the second in the last four years. Georgia Tech took the first decision 69-6 in 2015.
Following the Georgia Tech game, the Braves will return to Lorman, Mississippi for back-to-back home games against Louisiana College and Texas Southern on Sept. 8 and Sept. 15, respectively, at Jack Spinks-Marino Casem Stadium.
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