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Texas Southern sets 2012 schedule at new stadium

Houston, TX (Sports Network) - Texas Southern football will begin play in the new TSU/Dynamo Stadium in 2012 with six home games, the SWAC university announced Wednesday.

The 22,000-seat stadium is scheduled to open in May. The Tigers' first home game will be Sept. 15 against Jackson State.

TSU's other SWAC home games will be against Alabama A&M (Sept. 22), Grambling State (Oct. 27), Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Homecoming Day (Nov. 3) and Mississippi Valley State (Nov. 17). The Tigers also will host Sam Houston State from the Southland Conference (Sept. 29).

TSU will open the 2012 season against SWAC rival Prairie View A&M on Sept. 1 in the Labor Day Classic at Reliant Stadium.

Other TSU games in 2012 are at North Texas State (Sept. 8) and SWAC members Alabama State (Oct. 6), Southern (Oct. 13) and Alcorn State (Nov. 10).

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