The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced its 2021 spring football schedule which features Texas Southern playing six conference contests and the option for one non-conference contest. The historic spring season is scheduled to begin on Feb. 27 and concludes with the Cricket Wireless SWAC Championship Game on May 1.
The Tigers open the season on the road at Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Saturday, Feb. 27. After the trip to UAPB, the Tigers will play their next three games in the Houston area with a contest at Prairie View A&M on March 6 followed by home games against Southern (March 20) and Grambling State (April 3). TSU heads back on the road to face Alcorn State on April 10 before closing out the season at home against Mississippi Valley State on April 17.
The Cricket Wireless SWAC Football Championship will once again be played on the campus of the highest seeded team at the conclusion of regular season play. SWAC football teams are scheduled to begin preparation for the season with an eight-week training period beginning in January.
All times, home game locations, schedule additions and ticket packages will be announced at a later date.
The SWAC will continue to work with local and state medical experts along with governmental officials to gather additional information, evaluate emerging data and advancements, while monitoring new developments regarding the pandemic. The Southwestern Athletic Conference will remain prepared to make any necessary adjustments identified to be in the best interest of the health, safety and wellness of our student-athletes.