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Thundering Herd sets 2013 football schedule

Published 1:09am Thursday, January 31, 2013

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall’s 2013 football schedule includes four opponents that played in bowls last season.

Marshall released the schedule Wednesday. The Thundering Herd open the season at home Aug. 31 against Miami, Ohio, with another home game a week later against Gardner-Webb of the Championship Subdivision Big South Conference.

After playing at Ohio on Sept. 14, Marshall has another road game Sept. 21 at Virginia Tech.

Other home games are against Conference USA newcomer Texas-San Antonio on Oct. 5, Southern Miss on Nov. 2, Alabama-Birmingham on Nov. 9, and East Carolina in the regular-season finale on Nov. 30.

Conference road games are at Florida Atlantic on Oct. 12, at Middle Tennessee on Oct. 19, at Tulsa on Nov. 16, and at Florida International on Nov. 23.

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2013 Football Schedule

Aug. 31 MIAMI (OHIO)

Sept. 7 GARDNER-WEBB

Sept. 14 at Ohio

Sept. 21 at Virginia Tech

Oct. 5 UTSA*

Oct. 12 at FAU*

Oct. 19 at Middle Tennessee*

Nov. 2 SOUTHERN MISS*

Nov. 9 UAB*

Nov. 16 at Tulsa*

Nov. 23 at FIU*

Nov. 30 EAST CAROLINA*

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