Alcorn State, MS (Sports Network) - Alcorn State remains without a head
football coach, but it has a 2012 schedule.
The Braves are heading to spring practice under the direction of interim coach
Todd McDaniel following the recent firing of Melvin Spears Jr.
As usual, the Braves will play nine Southwestern Athletic Conference games and
four will be at home, against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Sept. 15), Alabama State
(Sept. 29) on Homecoming, Southern (Oct. 6) and Texas Southern (Nov. 10).
Alcorn State will kick off the season on Sept. 1 against defending SWAC
champion Grambling State at the Port City Classic in Shreveport. La.
The Braves also will travel to SWAC opponents Alabama A&M (Oct. 13), Prairie
View A&M (Oct. 20), Mississippi Valley State (Nov. 3) and rival Jackson State
(Nov. 17), with the latter game being the Capital City Classic.
In addition, the Braves will visit CAA power James Madison on Sept. 8 and FBS
member Arkansas State on Sept. 22.
Last season, the Braves finished 2-8, including 1-8 in the SWAC.
2012 Alcorn State Football Schedule
All Times ET
Sept. 1, Grambling State*, Shreveport, La., 7 p.m.
Sept. 8, at James Madison, Harrisonburg, Va., 8 p.m.
Sept. 15, Arkansas-Pine Bluff*, Alcorn State, Miss., 5 p.m.
Sept. 22, at Arkansas State, Jonesboro, Ark., 7 p.m.
Sept. 29, Alabama State* (Homecoming), Alcorn State, Miss., 3 p.m.
Oct. 6, Southern*, Alcorn State, Miss., 3 p.m.
Oct. 13, at Alabama A&M*, Huntsville, Ala., 2 p.m.
Oct. 20, at Prairie View A&M*, Prairie View, Texas, 2 p.m.
Nov. 3, at Mississippi Valley State*, Itta Bena, Miss., 2 p.m.
Nov. 10, Texas Southern*, Alcorn State, Miss., 3 p.m.
Nov. 17, at Jackson State*, Jackson, Miss., 2 p.m.
* - SWAC game
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