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Lewisburg, PA (Sports Network) - Bucknell University's football team will play five home games as part of its 11-game schedule this year.

The Bison, coming off a 3-8 season under coach Joe Susan, will kick off its campaign by hosting Marist on Sept. 7.

They also will host Sacred Heart in a non-league game on Sept. 28 and play Patriot League matchups at home against Holy Cross (Oct. 12), Lehigh (Oct. 26) and Georgetown (Nov. 16).

Bucknell will return 16 starters, including quarterback Brandon Wesley, who will be a fourth-year starter.

2013 Bucknell Football Schedule

Sept. 7 - Marist

Sept. 21 - at Cornell

Sept. 28 - Sacred Heart

Oct. 5 - at Lafayette*

Oct. 12 - Holy Cross*

Oct. 19 - at Dartmouth

Oct. 26 - Lehigh*

Nov. 2 - at Colgate*

Nov. 9 - at Fordham

Nov. 16 - Georgetown*

Nov. 23 - at VMI

* - Patriot League games

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