Weevils release football schedule


MONTICELLO — The Arkansas-Monticello football schedule for 2013 includes six home games and a school-record 10 conference games.

UAM will kick off the season Sept. 7 in Great American Conference play at East Central in Ada, Okla. The Boll Weevils then will host their first two home games, Sept. 14 against Southeastern Oklahoma State (Parent and Family Appreciation Day) and Sept. 21 against Northwestern Oklahoma State, one of the newest members of the GAC.

The Weevils head back on the road for their Sept. 28 game at Southwestern Oklahoma State in Weatherford, then return to Monticello to host Arkansas Tech on Oct. 5.

After an Oct. 12 game at Harding, UAM will play at home the next three weeks. Its Oct. 19 game against Lindenwood University of Belleville, Ill., is the only nonconference date. Oct. 26 is homecoming for UAM, which will host Southern Nazarene (Okla.) then, and Nov. 2 is Senior Day, when the Weevils play defending GAC champion Henderson State.

UAM will play at Ouachita Baptist in Arkadelphia on Nov. 9 and at Southern Arkansas on Nov. 16. The Southern Arkansas game will be the second annual Battle of the Timberlands.

All 11 Great American teams will play each other to provide a true regular-season champion.