WATERVILLE, Maine -- The Colby College football team begins the first year of round-robin play in the New England Small College Athletic Conference with five road games and four home games for the 2017 season.
The Mules play a brutal schedule to open the season, with three of the opening four games on the road against teams with a combined 20-4 record last year.
After tough road games at Middlebury College and Wesleyan University, the Mules return home Saturday, Oct. 14, to host Amherst College at 1 p.m.
A Family Homecoming Weekend crowd will watch Colby entertain Bates College in the first Colby-Bates-Bowdoin (CBB) game on Saturday, Oct. 28, at 1 p.m. The Mules have their final home game against Tufts University on Saturday, Nov. 4, at 1 p.m.
Colby will play a reverse schedule in 2018, opening the season at home against Trinity College on Saturday, Sept. 15.
Saturday, Sept. 16, at Trinity, 1 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 23, Williams, 1 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 30, at Middlebury, 1 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 7, at Wesleyan, 1 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 14 Amherst, 1 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 21 at Hamilton, 12 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 28 Bates, 1 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 4 Tufts, 1 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 11 at Bowdoin, 12:30 p.m.