Six home games, including one against Richmond football coach Danny Rocco's former school, highlight the Spiders' 12-game schedule in 2013.

The Spiders are coming off an 8-3 season that saw them improve by five wins from 2011 and earn a share of the CAA Football title in Rocco's first season.

Rocco will face his former team for the first time when Liberty visits Robins Stadium on Sept. 21. He compiled a 47-20 record with four Big South Conference titles during a six-season span with the Flames from 2006-11.

Richmond's other home games will be against VMI (Aug. 31) in non-conference action, and Maine (Sept. 28), Towson (Oct. 26), Albany (Nov. 2) and William & Mary (Nov. 23) in the CAA.

The Spiders' road games will be against North Carolina State (Sept. 7) and Gardner-Webb (Sept. 14) in non-conference games, and James Madison (Oct. 12), Rhode Island (Oct. 19), Stony Brook (Nov. 9) and Delaware (Nov. 16) in the CAA.

2013 University of Richmond Football Schedule

Aug. 31, VMI

Sept. 7, at North Carolina State

Sept. 14, at Gardner-Webb

Sept. 21, Liberty

Sept. 28, Maine*

Oct. 12, at James Madison*

Oct. 19, at Rhode Island*

Oct. 26, Towson*

Nov. 2, Albany*

Nov. 9, at Stony Brook*

Nov. 16, at Delaware*

Nov. 23, William & Mary*

* - CAA Football game