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Bethune-Cookman, North Carolina A&T headline MEAC TV schedule

The MEAC football schedule is out, and it’s interesting to say the least. Two of the three defending MEAC Co-Champs—Bethune Cookman and North Carolina A&T—will make multiple appearances on national television. The third, North Carolina Central, could make it just once or not at all. 

Bethune-Cookman will be featured in at least five of the nine MEAC broadcasts, starting with their MEAC/SWAC Challenge matchup against Alcorn State and including the Florida classic against rival Florida A&M.

North Carolina A&T, the defending Black College Champs and Celebration Bowl winners, will appear three times: at home against Hampton, at home against Norfolk State the following week and in Daytona Beach when they face Bethune-Cookman.

There is one open game on Nov. 19, which will likely end up being North Carolina A&T at North Carolina Central in Durham.

Here is the full schedule below.

2016 MEAC Football Television Schedule
Date Game Network Time
Sunday, September 4 MEAC/SWAC Challenge – Alcorn State at Bethune-Cookman ESPN 1 p.m.
Thursday, September 29 Hampton at North Carolina A&T State ESPNU 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, October 6 Norfolk State at North Carolina A&T State ESPNU 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 8 Bethune-Cookman at South Carolina State ESPN3/Replayed on ESPNU 1:30 p.m.
Thursday, October 13 North Carolina A&T State at Bethune-Cookman ESPNU 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 22 Bethune-Cookman at Norfolk State ESPN3/Replayed on ESPNU 2 p.m.
Saturday, November 19 Florida Classic – Bethune-Cookman vs. Florida A&M ESPN Classic/ESPN3 2 p.m.
Saturday, November 19 Teams To Be Announced ESPN3/Replayed on ESPNU TBD
Saturday, December 17 Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl – MEAC Champion vs. SWAC Champion ABC Noon


  1. reginald warren

    June 17, 2016 at 11:47 am


  2. CNUT

    June 17, 2016 at 6:36 pm

    Maybe they probably chose that game if both have winning season.

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