Florida A&M will visit the University of Oklahoma and play four home games as part of its 2012 football schedule announced Wednesday.
The Rattlers will open their season on Sept. 1 against Tennessee State in the “Big” John Merritt Classic at LP Field in Nashville.
FAMU will then go to Norman, Okla., to take on the nationally ranked Oklahoma Sooners on Sept. 8.
The Rattlers will host Hampton in their home opener on Sept. 15, which also is their first Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference match-up. Their other games at Bragg Memorial Field also are within conference play against Savannah State (Oct. 13, Homecoming), South Carolina State (Oct. 20) and North Carolina Central (Nov. 10).
2012 Florida A&M Football Schedule
Sept. 1, at Tennessee State, John Merritt Classic, Nashville, TN
Sept. 8, at Oklahoma
Sept. 15, Hampton
Sept. 22, at Delaware State
Sept. 29, at Southern, Atlantic Football Classic, Atlanta
Oct. 6, at Howard
Oct. 13, Savannah State (Homecoming)
Oct. 20, South Carolina State
Nov. 3, at North Carolina A&T
Nov. 10, North Carolina Central
Nov. 17, Bethune-Cookman, Florida Classic, Orlando, Fla.
Courtesy of The Chicago Tribune