MDCC football unveils revised 2020 slate

The start of the 2020 football season for Mississippi Delta Community College will get off to a later start than usual, but the Trojans are still set for an eight-game slate in the upcoming season.

On Tuesday, June 23, Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) Presidents gave an approval to start the season on September 10 instead of August 27. The length of the season is now consisting of eight regular season games instead of the usual nine.

The MACJC will still continue to have the semifinal/championship format beginning on November 7 and concluding on November 14.

The Trojans will lift the lid on the 2020 campaign on Thursday, Sept. 10 against Hinds Community College at home in Moorhead at 7 p.m. MDCC will hit the road the following week, taking on East Mississippi in Scooba at 7 p.m. in the conference opener for both teams.

Delta welcomes regional rival Coahoma to town on Thursday, Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. for the 2020 home opener, and will then hit the road again for the next two contests. MDCC will take on Southwest at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 3 and will have a quick turnaround in Fulton on Thursday, Oct. 8 at 6:30 p.m. when the Trojans face off against North division foe Itawamba.

The annual Homecoming game is set for Saturday, Oct. 17 in Moorhead when Northeast comes to town for a 2:30 p.m. start. MDCC welcomes Holmes to the Delta the following Saturday, the 29th, for a 2:30 p.m. kickoff in what is set to be the final home game of the 2020 season for the Trojans.

MDCC will head to Senatobia to face Northwest at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29 in the regular season finale.

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