2017 Grambling Football Schedule Released

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GRAMBLING, La. (Football) – The much awaited 2017 Grambling State University football schedule has been released and is sure to get fans pumped for the season.

To open the 2017 campaign, the G-Men will compete in two non-conference games. The Tigers will travel to New Orleans to face Tulane University for a 6 p.m. game on Sept. 2 and host Northwestern State University in Eddie Robinson Stadium on Sept. 9 at 6 p.m.

Grambling will begin Southwestern Athletic Conference action on Sept. 16 at 6 p.m. as the team will host Jackson State University for High School Day.

Then, GSU will open a three game road stretch beginning with Mississippi Valley State University (Itta Bena, Miss.) on Sept. 23, continue with Clark Atlanta University on Sept. 30, and close with Prairie View A&M University in the State Fair Classic (Dallas, Texas) on Oct. 7 at 4 p.m.

For 2017 Homecoming, Grambling will host Alcorn State University on Oct. 21 in Robinson Stadium at 2 p.m. The following weekend, Oct. 28 at 4 p.m., the Tigers will host Texas Southern University in the Red River Classic with the location to be disclosed.

Just as the 2016 season, the G-Men will close the season on the road. Grambling will travel to face the University of Arkansas – Pine Bluff on Nov. 4 and Alabama State will host the Tigers on Nov. 11.
The last game of the regular season will be against Southern University in the 44th Annual Bayou Classic in New Orleans, La. at 4 p.m.

For ticketing information, please contact the GSU ticket for ticketing information by visiting the GSU Ticket Office located at the front of Hobdy Assembly Center or by calling 318-274-2629.

GSU Ticket Office Hours
Monday – Thursday : 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.


Date Opponent Time Location
9/2/2017 Tulane University 6 PM New Orleans, La.
9/9/2017 Northwestern State University 6 PM Grambling, La.
9/16/2017 Jackson State University (High School Day) 6 PM Grambling, La.
9/23/2017 Mississippi Valley State University TBA Itta Bena, Miss.
9/30/2017 Clark Atlanta University TBA TBD
10/7/2017 Prairie View A&M University 4 PM Dallas, Texas
10/14/2017 OPEN    
10/21/2017 Alcorn State University (Homecoming) 2 PM Grambling, La.
10/28/2017 Texas Southern University (Red River Classic) 4 PM TBA
11/4/2017 University of Arkansas – Pine Bluff TBA Pine Bluff, Ark.
11/11/2017 Alabama State University TBA Montgomery, Ala.
11/18/2017 OPEN    
11/25/2017 Southern University (Bayou Classic) 4 PM New Orleans, La.
12/2/2017 Southwestern Athletic Conference Championship TBA Houston, Texas
  TBA-Location and time will be determined at a later date.  

— Grambling Sports Information Department

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