Maine Black Bear football coach Jack Cosgrove(111-118) begins his 21st year at the helm. His team begins its brand new season playing a brand new opponent - the Norfolk State Spartans from the MEAC

It will be the first of four straight out-of-conference games to start the 2013 season. Two of those games (UMass and Northwestern) are FCS opponents.

Then comes the always tough CAA conference schedule. Here's a look at week one CAA games...

  Sat, Aug 31

 West Virginia

 

 William & Mary

 

Morgantown, W.Va.

  12:00 p.m.

  Sat, Aug 31

 Boston College

 

 Villanova

 

Chestnut Hill, Mass.

  12:00 p.m.

  Sat, Aug 31

 Duquesne

 

 Albany

 

Pittsburgh, Pa.

  12:10 p.m.

  Sat, Aug 31

 James Madison

 

 Central Conn. St.

 

Harrisonburg, Va.

  6:00 p.m.

  Sat, Aug 31

 Norfolk State

 

 Maine

 

Norfolk, Va.

  6:00 p.m.

  Sat, Aug 31

 Richmond

 

 VMI

 

Richmond, Va.

  6:00 p.m.