Bethune-Cookman releases 2019 football schedule

By Kevin Kelley -

The Bethune-Cookman Wildcats have released their 2019 football schedule, which features two neutral-site contests.

Bethune-Cookman opens the 2019 season in the MEAC/SWAC Challenge against the Jackson State Tigers. The game is set for Sunday, Sept. 1 at Georgia State Stadium in Atlanta.

The following week on Sept. 7, Bethune-Cookman opens their home schedule at Municipal Stadium in Daytona Beach, Florida, against the Southeastern Louisiana Lions.

Bethune-Cookman begins a three week stretch of road games on Sept. 14 at the Miami Hurricanes. The Wildcats then play at the Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils on Sept. 21 and at the Howard Bison on Sept. 28, which is their Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) opener.

B-C returns home on Oct. 5 to host the Morgan State Bears for Church & Community Day. That is followed by a road contest at the North Carolina Central Eagles on Oct. 12.

The Wildcats return home to host consecutive games at Municipal Stadium, first on Oct. 19 against the Norfolk State Spartans and then on Oct. 26 against the South Carolina State Bulldogs for their annual Homecoming.

After their only open date of the season, Bethune-Cookman travels for consecutive away games. The Wildcats play at the Delaware State Hornets on Nov. 9 and at the North Carolina A&T Aggies on Nov. 16.

Bethune-Cookman closes out the 2019 regular-season on Nov. 23 in the Florida Blue Florida Classic against the Florida A&M Rattlers. The game will be played at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida.

Bethune-Cookman finished the 2018 season 7-5 overall and 5-2 in MEAC play. The Wildcats last won the MEAC championship in 2015.

Bethune-Cookman Football Schedule