Pioneer Football League play starts Oct. 1 at Welcome Stadium against Drake, which Dayton beat 28-10 last season in Des Moines, Iowa.
Davidson and San Diego tied for the PFL championship last season with a 7-1 mark. Dayton tied for fifth with Marist at 5-3. San Diego and St. Thomas are the only PFL teams Dayton does not play this season.
Here’s a glance at the complete schedule:
Date, Opponent, Time
Sept. 3, at Robert Morris, TBD
Sept. 10, at Youngstown State, 2 p.m.
Sept. 17, vs. Kentucky State, 1 p.m.
Oct. 1. vs. Drake*, 1 p.m.
Oct. 8, at Butler*, 1 p.m.
Oct. 15, at Marist*
Oct. 22, vs. Stetson* 1 p.m.
Oct. 29, vs. Valparaiso* 1 p.m.
Nov. 5, at Presbyterian*, TBD
Nov. 12, vs. Morehead State* 1 p.m.
Nov. 19, at Davidson* 1 p.m.
* PFL games
FCS playoffs begin Nov. 26
Home games in bold