Norfolk State football will begin its 2012 time meeting against Virginia State and will play a American Conference opponent, Ohio University, for the first time as part game schedule.
Norfolk State's other non-conference games will be at Liberty on Sept. 8 and Ohio University on Sept. 22.
Within MEAC play, the Spartans will host Howard (Sept. 15), Delaware State (Oct. 6), Savannah State (Nov. 3) on Homecoming Day and Morgan State (Nov. 10).
The Spartans' conference road games will be against South Carolina State (Sept. 29), Hampton (Oct. 13) in the annual Battle of the Bay, Bethune-Cookman (Oct. 20) and North Carolina A&T (Oct. 27).
2012 Norfolk State Football Schedule
All Times ET
Sept. 1, Virginia State, Norfolk, Va., 6 p.m.
Sept. 8, at Liberty, Lynchburg, Va., TBA
Sept. 15, Howard*, Norfolk, Va., 4 p.m.
Sept. 22, at Ohio, Athens, Ohio, TBA
Sept. 29, at South Carolina State*, Orangeburg, S.C., TBA
Oct. 6, Delaware State*, Norfolk, Va., 1 p.m.
Oct. 13, at Hampton*, Hampton, Va., TBA
Oct. 20, at Bethune-Cookman*, Daytona Beach, Fla., TBA
Oct. 27, at North Carolina A&T*, Greensboro, N.C., TBA
Nov. 3, Savannah State* (Homecoming), Norfolk, Va., 2 p.m.
Nov. 10, Morgan State*, Norfolk, Va., 1 p.m.
* - Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game