Cullowhee, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Western Carolina football will bookend a 12-game regular-season schedule in 2014 with a pair of games against FBS opponents.
The Southern Conference university announced a 12-game schedule on Monday, beginning with an Aug. 30 visit to South Florida and ending with a Nov. 22 trip to Alabama.
The Catamounts will play six home games. They will host Brevard (Sept. 6) and Catawba (Sept. 13) in non-conference games, and Wofford (Oct. 11), The Citadel (Oct. 25, Homecoming), Chattanooga (Nov. 1) and VMI (Nov. 15) in SoCon games.
Western Carolina is coming off a 2-10 season as it enters a third campaign under coach Mark Speir.
2014 Western Carolina Football Schedule
Aug. 30, at South Florida
Sept. 6, Brevard
Sept. 13, Catawba
Sept. 27, at Furman*
Oct. 4, at Presbyterian
Oct. 11, Wofford*
Oct. 18, at Mercer*
Oct. 25, The Citadel* (Homecoming)
Nov. 1, Chattanooga*
Nov. 8, at Samford*
Nov. 15, VMI*
Nov. 22, at Alabama
* - Southern Conference game