USU’s season opener at Utah will be nationally televised on FOX Sports 1

LOGAN, Utah – Utah State’s season opening football game at Utah on Thursday, Aug. 29 will be nationally televised on FOX Sports 1 and begin at 6 p.m. (MT) it was announced Wednesday. With this latest announcement, USU now has eight nationally televised games during the 2013 campaign.

FOX Sports 1 is FOX’s new national, multi-sport network and will replace what is currently called the Speed Channel in the cable and satellite lineups in August. USU’s game against UU will be the first-ever college football broadcast on the new network.

Following its season-opener at Utah, Utah State’s first-ever Mountain West game at Air Force will be televised nationally on the CBS Sports Network on Saturday, Sept. 7 at 1:30 p.m. (MT).

Utah State’s home opener will be the following weekend against Weber State on Saturday, Sept. 14 will be at 6 p.m. (MT) and will not only be Homecoming Weekend, but Hall of Fame Weekend as well.

Following its home game against Weber State, Utah State plays at USC on Saturday, Sept. 21 in a game that does not have a kickoff time scheduled as of yet. USU then plays at San Jose State on Friday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. (MT) on ESPN, followed by back-to-back home games against BYU on Friday, Oct. 4 at 6 p.m. (MT) and Boise State on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 5:30 p.m. (MT) as both contests will be televised on the CBS Sports Network.

Utah State’s game at New Mexico on Saturday, Oct. 19 is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. (MT), while its home game against Hawai’i on Saturday, Nov. 2 will begin at 2 p.m. (MT) and be televised on the CBS Sports Network. Following its game at UNM, USU will have its first of two bye weeks during the season.

Utah State’s final road game of the season will be at UNLV on Saturday, Nov. 9 and will be televised on one of the ESPN Networks with a kick time to be determined at a later date. Following its second bye week, USU will host Colorado State on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 1:30 p.m. (MT) in a game that will be televised nationally on the CBS Sports Network, and conclude the regular season at home against Wyoming on Saturday, Nov. 30 at 12 p.m. (MT).

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

Aug. 29 (Thur.) at Utah (FOX Sports 1) 6 p.m.

Sept. 7 at Air Force* (CBSS) 1:30 p.m.

Sept. 14 WEBER STATE 6 p.m.

Sept. 21 at USC TBA

Sept. 27 (Fri.) at San Jose State* (ESPN) 7 p.m.

Oct. 4 (Fri.) BYU (CBSS) 6 p.m.

Oct. 12 BOISE STATE* (CBSS) 5:30 p.m.

Oct. 19 at New Mexico* 4 p.m.

Oct. 26 BYE

Nov. 2 HAWAI’I* (CBSS) 2 p.m.

Nov. 9 at UNLV* (ESPNN) TBA

Nov. 16 BYE

Nov. 23 COLORADO STATE* (CBSS) 1:30 p.m.

Nov. 30 WYOMING* 12 p.m.

Dec. 7 Mountain West Championship TBA

Home Games in CAPS

All listed times are Mountain

* Mountain West game

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