Football Unveils 2018 Schedule

first_imgDrake heads into the final month of the season with a pair of home games, hosting defending PFL champions San Diego (Nov. 3) and Marist (Nov. 10) in its home finale. 2018 Drake Football ScheduleDate                Opponent                    Time (CST)Sept. 1            William Jewell             6 p.m.Sept. 8             at Montana                   TBASept. 15           Missouri S&T              1 p.m.Sept. 29           at Jacksonville             12 p.m.Oct. 6               Butler                          1 p.m.Oct. 13             Stetson                       1 p.m.                       Oct. 20             at Dayton                     12 p.m.                    Oct. 27             at Valparaiso                1 p.m.                      Nov. 3              San Diego                   1 p.m.Nov. 10            Marist                          1 p.m.                     Nov. 17             at Morehead State      TBA The Bulldogs kick off Pioneer Football League action with a road trip to Jacksonville on Sept. 29. Drake opens the 2018 campaign at home versus NCAA Division II William Jewell on Sept. 1 at 6 p.m. in Drake Stadium for the second time in the last four years. The Bulldogs topped the Cardinals in their 2015 season opener. Story Links DES MOINES, Iowa – Fifth-year head coach Rick Fox unveiled the Drake University football team’s 2018 schedule on Friday, which features six games at Drake Stadium and a road game at Montana. The Bulldogs head to Missoula, Mont. on Sept. 8 to take on the Montana Grizzlies. The Grizzlies have made 23 playoff appearances, including seven FCS Championship games. 2018 Schedule  Print Friendly Version “We are excited to have the opportunity to play the Montana Grizzlies in one of the premier stadiums in the nation and against a perennial FCS power,” said Fox. The team follows up the two-game home stand with consecutive road contests at Dayton (Oct. 20) and Valparaiso (Oct. 27), respectively. Drake closes out its non-conference schedule on Sept. 15 when it hosts Missouri S&T for the first time since 2011. The Bulldogs close out the regular season at Morehead State on Nov. 17. “Our six home games give our fans a tremendous opportunity to see their Bulldogs in Des Moines,” said Fox. “The Bulldogs cannot wait for Sept. 1 and to get back on the field and play the greatest game on the planet.” Drake returns to Drake Stadium for back-to-back home games, welcoming Butler (Oct. 6) and Stetson (Oct. 13) to open the month of October.last_img