Robert Morris sets schedule for Walton's final season

Robert Morris announced an 11-game football schedule on Friday for head coach Joe Walton's 20th and final season.

Walton, the only head coach in RMU history, will retire after this season. The Colonials have an all-time record of 110-86-1 (.561) with six Northeast Conference titles under the 77-year-old coaching veteran.

Robert Morris, which returns 14 starters, will kick off the season on Aug. 29 at Ohio Valley Conference power Eastern Kentucky.

The Colonials will host five opponents, starting with Morgan State (Sept. 7) and Dayton (Sept. 14) in non-conference action. They also have home games against NEC opponents Duquesne (Oct. 19), Bryant (Nov. 9) and Sacred Heart (Nov. 16).

2013 Robert Morris Football Schedule

All Times ET

Aug. 29, at Eastern Kentucky, TBA

Sept. 7, Morgan State, noon

Sept. 14, Dayton, noon

Sept. 28, at VMI, 1:30 p.m.

Oct. 5, at Monmouth, 1 p.m.

Oct. 19, Duquesne*, 6 p.m.

Oct. 26, at Wagner*, TBA

Nov. 2, Bryant*, noon

Nov. 9, at Central Connecticut State*, TBA

Nov. 16, Sacred Heart*, noon

Nov. 23, at Saint Francis (Pa.)*, TBA

* - Northeast Conference game