NCCU Announces 2019 Football Schedule

A new era of North Carolina Central University football, under the direction of first-year head football coach Trei Oliver, features a 12-game schedule with five home contests for the 2019 season.

NCCU kicks off the campaign with three straight non-conference road games, starting against Austin Peay of the Ohio Valley Conference (FCS) on Aug. 31 in Clarksville, Tennessee.

The Eagles make their first of two trips to Maryland to play Towson of the Colonial Athletic Association (FCS) on Sept. 7. 

In week three, NCCU travels to the western part of its home state for a Sept. 14 clash with Gardner-Webb of the Big South Conference (FCS) in Boiling Springs. 

On Sept. 21, NCCU plays its first home game of the season  against Elizabeth City State of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association. .

NCCU opens Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference competition on Sept. 28 at Morgan State. 

October begins with a trip to  challenge Florida A&M on Oct. 5. 

NCCU returns home on Oct. 12 to confront Bethune-Cookman.

After a week off, the Eagles host Delaware State on Oct. 26.

NCCU visits the nation's capital on Nov. 2 to face Howard. 

NCCU celebrates homecoming on Nov. 9 versus Norfolk State. 

Seniors playing in their final home game will be saluted on Nov. 16, when the Eagles host South Carolina State.

The regular season comes to a close on Nov. 23 in Greensboro against North Carolina A&T.

NCCU will holds its spring football game on April 13 inside O'Kelly-Riddick Stadium.

For a complete 2019 NCCU Football schedule, visit

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