Orangeburg, SC (WLTX) --- While it's winning the MEAC title that would give South Carolina State a trip to the playoffs, the first two games of 2013 are creating quite a buzz in Orangeburg.
The Bulldogs open the season at home against Coastal Carolina, a team that is ranked in the top 25 of the FCS national polls.
The next week wil find Buddy Pough and company heading to the upstate to face a Clemson team that is ranked eighth in the preseason poll.
Head coach Buddy Pough says he likes having different Palmetto State teams on the schedule each year as in the past, the Bulldogs have had several matchups with USC and the Tigers.
Pough added that future schedules will feature a game with Furman.