Apr 26, 2013 11:07 PM by Jordan Mason
U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - The Mountain West released 21 games out of its national television package with CBS Sports Network and four Air Force games were included in Friday's announcement.
Air Force will face Utah State on Saturday, Sept. 7, at 1:30 pm at Falcon Stadium. AFA's game at Nevada on Saturday, Sept. 28, in Reno will kick off at 4:30 pm PT on CBS Sports. The Falcons will host San Diego State on Thursday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m. at Falcon Stadium. The Air Force-Notre Dame game on Saturday, Oct. 26, will kickoff at 3 p.m. MT at Falcon Stadium.
CBS Sports Network is the Mountain West's primary rights holder and today's announcement previews the eighth season of MW football on the network. CBS Sports Network is joined this season by ESPN as the second national television partner under a new agreement reached last month. Between the networks, 44 football games will be televised this year on their various platforms. Earlier this week, the initial slate of ESPN telecasts was released. Additional games on CBS Sports Network and the ESPN networks will be announced at a later date, along with information regarding the second- and third-tier telecast plans.
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.
Telecast information and kickoff times for all other games will be announced at a later date.
Day Date Time Opponent Site TV
Sat. Aug. 31 TBA Colgate Falcon Stadium TBA
Sat. Sept. 7 1:30 pm MT Utah State* Falcon Stadium CBS Sports
Fri. Sept. 13 6 pm MT at Boise State* Boise, ID ESPN
Sat. Sept. 21 TBA Wyoming* Falcon Stadium TBA
Sat. Sept. 28 4:30 pm PT at Nevada* Reno, NV CBS Sports
Sat. Oct. 5 11:30 am ET at Navy Annapolis, MD CBS or CBS Sports
Thurs. Oct. 10 7 pm MT San Diego State* Falcon Stadium CBS Sports
Sat. Oct. 19 OPEN
Sat. Oct. 26 3 pm MT Notre Dame Falcon Stadium CBS Sports
Sat. Nov. 2 TBA Army Falcon Stadium TBA
Fri. Nov. 8 7 pm MT at New Mexico* Albuquerque, NM ESPNU
Sat. Nov. 16 OPEN
Thurs. Nov. 21 7:30 pm MT UNLV* Falcon Stadium ESPNU
Sat. Nov. 30 TBA at Colorado State* Fort Collins, CO TBA
* Mountain West game