Hampton, VA (Sports Network) - Hampton University will play six home games as part of a 12-game schedule announced Wednesday for coach Connell Maynor's first season.
Hampton will host William & Mary (Sept. 6) and Miles (Sept. 20) in non- conference games, and South Carolina State (Sept. 27), Norfolk State (Oct. 18, "Battle of the Bay" rivalry), Morgan State (Nov. 1, Homecoming) and Bethune- Cookman (Nov. 15) as part of its Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference schedule.
The Pirates also will play six road games, beginning with their season opener Aug. 30 at Old Dominion.
The Pirates went 4-4 in the MEAC and 4-8 overall this past season.
Maynor was hired on Dec. 17 as the 20th head coach in Hampton history after he served the last four seasons as Winston-Salem State's head coach.
2014 Hampton Football Schedule
All Times ET
Aug. 30, at Old Dominion
Sept. 6, William & Mary, 6 p.m.
Sept. 13, at Richmond, TBA
Sept. 20, Miles, 6 p.m.
Sept. 27, South Carolina State*, 6 p.m.
Oct. 11, at North Carolina A&T*, TBA
Oct. 18, Norfolk State*, 1 p.m.
Oct. 25, at Delaware State*, TBA
Nov. 1, Morgan State* (Homecoming), 2 p.m.
Nov. 8, at North Carolina Central*, TBA
Nov. 15, Bethune-Cookman*, 1 p.m.
Nov. 22, at Howard*, 1 p.m.
* - MEAC game