May 9, 2013
LOGAN, Utah - Utah State's football game at UNLV on Saturday, Nov. 9 will be televised on an ESPN Network it was announced Thursday by the Mountain West (MW). The kick time and specific network that the USU vs. UNLV game will be carried on will be announced at a later date. In all, 15 additional MW games set for coverage on ESPN was announced today.
Today's announcement is another under a new agreement with ESPN as the second Mountain West national television rights holder for Conference-controlled football games. In total, 22 MW football games will air on ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU or ESPN3 this coming season.
In all, Utah State will now have at least seven games nationally televised in 2013 as five of its games will be carried by the CBS Sports Network, one game will be ESPN, and another will be televised on one of the ESPN Networks.
Utah State's first game to be broadcast by CBS Sports Network will also be its first-ever Mountain West game as it plays at Air Force on Saturday, Sept. 7 at 1:30 p.m. (MT). This matchup will also be the first conference game of the season for the league.
Utah State's other four games included in the CBS Sports Network package will all be at home as matchups against BYU (10/4), Boise State (10/12), Hawai'i (11/2) and Colorado State (11/23) will all be televised live by CBS Sports Network. USU's game against the Cougars on Friday, Oct. 4 will kickoff at 6 p.m. (MT), while its game against the Broncos on Saturday, Oct. 12 is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. (MT). USU's game against the Warriors on Saturday, Nov. 2 will kickoff at 2 p.m. (MT) and its game against the Rams will begin at 1:30 p.m. (MT).
Along with its five games to be televised on CBS Sports Network, Utah State's game at San Jose State on Friday, Sept. 27 will be televised on ESPN at 7 p.m. (MT).
Beginning in the fall of 2013, MW football membership will include Air Force, Boise State, Colorado State, New Mexico, Utah State and Wyoming in the Mountain Division and Fresno State, Hawai`i, Nevada, San Diego State, San Jose State and UNLV in the West Division.
Utah State will open the 2013 season on Thursday, Aug. 29 at Utah and its first home game of the 2013 campaign will be on Saturday, Sept. 14 against Weber State.
Fans can follow the Aggie football program at twitter.com/USUFootball. Aggie fans can also follow the Utah State athletic program at twitter.com/USUAthletics or on facebook at Utah State University Athletics.
2013 UTAH STATE FOOTBALL SCHEDULE Date Opponent Time Last Meeting Series Record Aug. 29 (Thur.) at Utah TBA 2012, W, 27-20 OT (h) USU trails 29-77-4 Sept. 7 at Air Force* (CBSS) 1:30pm 1969, L, 13-38 (a) USU trails 0-1 Sept. 14 WEBER ST. TBA 2011, W, 54-17 (h) USU leads 12-1-0 Sept. 21 at USC TBA 1989, L, 10-66 (a) USU trails 0-4 Sept. 27 (Fri.) at San Jose St.*(ESPN)7pm 2012, W, 49-27 (a) USU trails 14-20-1 Oct. 4 (Fri.) BYU (CBSS) 6pm 2012, L, 3-6 (a) USU trails 34-45-3 Oct. 12 BOISE ST.* (CBSS) 5:30pm 2010, L, 14-50 (a) USU trails 4-13-0 Oct. 19 at New Mexico* TBA 2003, L, 7-34 (a) USU trails 8-11-0 Oct. 26 BYE Nov. 2 HAWAI'I*(CBSS) 2 pm 2011, W, 35-31 (a) Series tied 6-6-0 Nov. 9 at UNLV*(ESPNN) TBA 2012, W, 35-13 (h) USU leads 13-7 Nov. 16 BYE Nov. 23 COLORADO ST* (CBSS) 1:30pm 2012, W, 31-19 (a) USU trails 31-36-2 Nov. 30 WYOMING* TBA 2011, W, 63-19 (h) USU leads 35-24-4 Dec. 7 Mountain West Championship
Home Games in CAPS All listed times are Mountain * Mountain West game
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