Arkansas-Pine Bluff announces 2020 football schedule

By Kevin Kelley -

The Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions have announced their 2020 football schedule, which includes five contests at home.

Arkansas-Pine Bluff will open the 2020 season with back-to-back non-conference contests on the road. The Golden Lions open at the Troy Trojans on Sept. 5 before traveling to take on the Miami (Ohio) RedHawks on Sept. 12.

UAPB opens their home slate at Golden Lion Stadium in Pine Bluff, Ark., on Sept. 19 against the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats, which is their third and final non-conference contest of the season.

The Golden Lions begin Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) play on Sept. 26 on the road against the Alcorn State Braves before they return home to host the Alabama State Hornets on Oct. 3.

After their only open date of the season on Oct. 10, UAPB hosts the Jackson State Tigers in Pine Bluff on Oct. 17. The Golden Lions then travel to take on the Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils on Oct. 24 before hosting the Prairie View A&M Panthers on Halloween (Oct. 31).

UAPB closes out their 2020 football schedule with two of three games on the road. The Golden Lions travel for back-to-back games at the Grambling State Tigers on Nov. 7 and the Southern Jaguars on Nov. 14 before closing at home against the Texas Southern Tigers on Nov. 21.

Arkansas-Pine Bluff Football Schedule

  • 09/05 – at Troy
  • 09/12 – at Miami (Ohio)
  • 09/19 – Bethune-Cookman
  • 09/26 – at Alcorn State
  • 10/03 – Alabama State
  • 10/10 – OFF
  • 10/17 – Jackson State
  • 10/24 – at Mississippi Valley State
  • 10/31 – Prairie View A&M
  • 11/07 – at Grambling State
  • 11/14 – at Southern
  • 11/21 – Texas Southern

Arkansas-Pine Bluff finished the 2019 season 6-5 overall and 3-4 in SWAC play. The Golden Lions last won a conference championship in 2012 when they went 8-1 in conference play (10-2 overall).