Grambling State announces fall 2021 football schedule

By Kevin Kelley -

The Grambling State Tigers have announced their fall 2021 football schedule, which includes three home games and 11 contests overall.

Grambling State will open their fall 2021 schedule on Sunday, Sept. 5 against Tennessee State in the Black College Hall of Fame Classic at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio. The Tigers then travel for consecutive road games at Southern Miss on Sept. 11 and at Houston on Sept. 18.

On Sept. 25, Grambling opens Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) action against Prairie View A&M in the State Fair Classic at Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas, Texas. The following week on Oct. 2, the Tigers open their three-game home slate against Alabama A&M at Eddie Robinson Stadium in Grambling, La.

SWAC foes Texas Southern and Bethune-Cookman will also visit Eddie Robinson Stadium on Oct. 16 and Nov. 13, respectively.

Road SWAC games for Grambling this fall include Alcorn State on Oct. 9, Florida A&M on Oct. 30, and Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Nov. 6. Grambling will wrap up their fall 2021 slate on Nov. 27 against Southern in the annual Bayou Classic at Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, La.

Below is Grambling State’s complete schedule for the fall 2021 season, plus a link to their schedule page which will be updated with kickoff times and TV as they are announced:

2021 Grambling State Football Schedule

  • 09/05 – Tennessee State (in Canton, OH)
  • 09/11 – at Southern Miss
  • 09/18 – at Houston
  • 09/25 – Prairie View A&M* (in Dallas, TX)
  • 10/02 – Alabama A&M*
  • 10/09 – at Alcorn State*
  • 10/16 – Texas Southern*
  • 10/23 – OFF
  • 10/30 – at Florida A&M*
  • 11/06 – at Arkansas-Pine Bluff*
  • 11/13 – Bethune-Cookman*
  • 11/20 – OFF
  • 11/27 – Southern* (in New Orleans, LA)

* SWAC contest.

Grambling State is currently 0-3 during the spring 2021 football season. The Tigers are next scheduled to play at the Alabama A&M Bulldogs on Saturday, March 27.