Full football schedule released

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Football has released its schedule for the upcoming season. Photo Credit: David Auth

By Nick Hedderick, Editor-In-Chief

RMU football’s schedule has finally been released to the masses.

The slate of games represents more of a sprint rather than a marathon; featuring just five games in total.

Of those five games, four are against Big South competition. The Colonials joined the conference as an associate member on June 15.

Their only non-conference matchup is against Virginian powerhouse James Madison, who beat the Colonials 73-7 in 2018. That contest is scheduled as the opening game of RMU’s season and will take place on February 27.

From that point on, the five Big South schools having football seasons will play a conference schedule to see who secures a spot in the FCS Playoffs.

In addition to Robert Morris, the Big South competition consists of Monmouth, Gardner-Webb, Kennesaw State, and Charleston Southern.

Conference play begins on March 13 and concludes on April 10.

Robert Morris faces a tough test to begin conference play as the Colonials battle Monmouth, who went 6-0 against Big South competition in 2019. Their remaining conference opposition went a combined 10-8 in conference play last season and boasts 2019 second and third place finishers Kennesaw State and Charleston Southern.

Below is the Colonials’ full schedule:

Feb. 27 @ James Madison

March 13 vs. Monmouth

March 20 @ Charleston Southern

April 3 @ Kennesaw State

April 10 vs. Gardner-Webb

Stay tuned to colonialsportsnetwork.com and follow @RMU_CSN on Twitter for all the latest football news as the team makes the transition into the Big South as well as to keep up with everything going on in the world of Colonial athletics.