Times set for all 2013 Carson-Newman football games

JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. (release) -- Carson-Newman football coach Ken Sparks has announced the times for the remainder of the Eagles’ football games.

The Eagles will play home games against Brevard, Catawba and Newberry at 1 p.m. The homecoming game against Tusculum has been slated for a 3 p.m. kickoff. Road tilts at Mars Hill and Shorter begin at 2 p.m. and 1:30 p.m., respectively.

The 2013 campaign marks Ken Sparks’ 34th season at the helm of the Eagle football program. Sparks sits at 308 wins – ninth on the all-time wins list. He is six wins away from equaling Roy Kidd (Eastern Kentucky) and Amos Alonzo Stagg’s (University of Chicago) 314 wins and moving into a tie for sixth place. Sparks sits 15 wins back of Bear Bryant (Alabama) and fifth place with 323 wins.

The Eagles open the season Thursday, Sept. 5 against Wayne State at 7 p.m. at Burke-Tarr Stadium. The Warriors were the national runners-up in 2011.

Date Opponent Notes Time/Status
Sep 5, 2013 Wayne St. (Mich.) 7:00 PM
Sep 14, 2013 Colorado SOM 2:00 PM
Sep 21, 2013 Brevard * 1:00 PM
Sep 28, 2013 Catawba * 1:00 PM
Oct 5, 2013 at Mars Hill * 2:00 PM
Oct 12, 2013 at Shorter 1:30 PM
Oct 19, 2013 Tusculum * Homecoming 3:00 PM
Oct 26, 2013 at North Greenville 2:30 PM
Nov 2, 2013 at Lenoir-Rhyne * 2:00 PM
Nov 9, 2013 Newberry * Senior Day 1:00 PM
Nov 16, 2013 at Wingate * 1:30 PM

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