Robert Morris announced its 2013 football schedule in what will be Joe Walton's final season as coach after 20 years.
The Colonials open the season Aug. 29 under the lights at Eastern Kentucky. The game will be full of firsts for the Colonials as it marks their inaugural against the Colonels, their first game on a Thursday in program history and the first time they will play in August.
Robert Morris' home opener will be at noon Sept. 7 against Morgan State.
The Northeast Conference schedule kicks off at 6 p.m. Oct. 19 against rival Duquesne on homecoming weekend. The Colonials then play at defending NEC champion Wagner Oct. 26.
Robert Morris wraps up its spring season at 1 p.m. April 20, with its annual spring scrimmage at Joe Walton Stadium.