Furman to Face Auburn in 2009

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - Furman is bulking up its Football Bowl Subdivision schedule with a game against Southeastern Conference
member Auburn in 2009.

Athletic director Gary Clark said Wednesday the Paladins will face the Tigers on Nov. 7, 2009, at Jordan-Hare Stadium.

That means Furman, members of the Southern Conference and the Football Championship Subdivision, will have three straight years of SEC opponents. The Paladins play South Carolina in 2010, then play at Florida in 2011.

The last time Furman played an SEC team was in 2002 when it lost 49-14 at Vanderbilt.

This season, Furman plays FBS opponent Virginia Tech on Sept. 6.

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