Gardner-Webb announced its 2012 football schedule on Monday after completing it with a sixth home game.

The Runnin' Bulldogs last played more than five home games in a season in 2005.

The 11-game schedule was completed with the Oct. 13 addition of MidAmerica Nazarene, an NAIA program from Olathe, Kan.

The Runnin' Bulldogs also will play games at Ernest W. Spangler Stadium against Wofford (Sept. 1), Samford (Sept. 15) and Big South conference opponents VMI (Oct. 27, Homecoming), Coastal Carolina (Nov. 3) and Presbyterian (Nov. 17).

Gardner-Webb's road games are against Richmond (Sept. 8), FBS member Pittsburgh (Sept. 22) and Big South members Liberty (Oct. 6), Stony Brook (Oct. 20) and Charleston Southern (Nov. 10).

The Runnin' Bulldogs finished 4-7 under first-year head coach Ron Dickerson Jr. last season.

2012 Gardner-Webb Football Schedule

All Times ET

Sept. 1, WOFFORD, 6 p.m.

Sept. 8, at Richmond, TBA

Sept. 15, SAMFORD, 3 p.m.

Sept. 22, at Pittsburgh, TBA

Oct. 6, at Liberty*, 3:30 p.m.


Oct. 20, at Stony Brook*, TBA

Oct. 27, VMI* (Homecoming), 1:30 p.m.

Nov. 3, COASTAL CAROLINA*, 1:30 p.m.

Nov. 10, at Charleston Southern*, 1:30 p.m.

Nov. 17, PRESBYTERIAN*, 1:30 p.m.

* - Big South Conference game