The University of Delaware football team will try to reverse a losing record during its 2013 schedule which includes seven home games.

The Blue Hens, behind coach K.C. Keeler, are expected to return 10 starters on offense and eight on defense from this year's 5-6 squad.

Nine of Delaware's 12 opponents had a winning record this season.

The Blue Hens will play four of their first five games at home against Jacksonville (Aug. 29), Delaware State (Sept. 7), Wagner (Sept. 21) and then James Madison (Sept. 28) in their first CAA Football game.

Their first road game is at the Naval Academy on Sept. 14.

Other CAA games at home are against Albany (Oct. 12), William & Mary (Nov. 9) and Richmond (Nov. 16).

The CAA road schedule consists of Maine (Oct. 5), Rhode Island (Oct. 26), Towson (Nov. 2) and Villanova (Nov. 23).

Delaware has yet to announce special promotions, such as Homecoming Day.

2013 University of Delaware Football Schedule

Aug. 29, Jacksonville

Sept. 7, Delaware State

Sept. 14, at Navy

Sept. 21, Wagner

Sept. 28, James Madison*

Oct. 5, at Maine*

Oct. 12, Albany*

Oct. 26, at Rhode Island*

Nov. 2, at Towson*

Nov. 9, William & Mary*

Nov. 16, Richmond*

Nov. 23, at Villanova*

* - CAA Football game