By The Associated Press
LORMAN— Alcorn State will open the 2011 season against Grambling State on Sept. 3 in the Port City Classic in Shreveport, La.
The Braves released their football scheduled Tuesday, which includes four home games at Jack Spinks Stadium in Lorman.
Alcorn will then travel to Little Rock, Ark., on Sept. 10 to play Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
The Braves’ first home game is Sept. 17 against Mississippi Valley State. Other home games are Concordia College (Oct. 22), Alabama A&M (Nov. 5) and Prairie View (Nov. 12).
The Braves will be on the road against defending SWAC champion Texas Southern (Sept. 24), Alabama State (Oct. 1) and Southern University (Oct. 29).
The Braves will close out the regular season playing Jackson State on Nov. 19 in the Capital City Classic in Jackson.