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Utah State's Opening Football Game at Utah to be Nationally Televised

Thursday, May. 30, 2013

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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). (photo from Athletics website)

Utah State’s [University] season opening football game at Utah Thursday, Aug. 29, will be nationally televised on FOX Sports 1 and begin at 6 p.m. (MT) it was announced Wednesday [May 29]. 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 Saturday, Sept. 14, with kickoff at 6 p.m. (MT). This is not only Homecoming Weekend, but Hall of Fame Weekend as well.

Following its home game against Weber State, Utah State plays at USC Saturday, Sept. 21, in a game that does not yet have a kickoff time scheduled. USU then plays at San Jose State Friday, Sept. 27, at 7 p.m. (MT) on ESPN, followed by back-to-back home games against BYU Friday, Oct. 4, at 6 p.m. (MT) and Boise State 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 Saturday, Oct. 19, is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. (MT), while its home game against Hawai’i 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 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 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 Saturday, Nov. 30, at noon (MT).

Fans can follow the Aggie football program on Twitter. Aggie fans can also follow the Utah State athletic program on Twitter or on Facebook at Utah State University Athletics.





Aug. 29 (Thur.)

at Utah            (FOX Sports 1)

6 p.m.

Sept. 7

at Air Force* (CBSS)

1:30 p.m.

Sept. 14


6 p.m.

Sept. 21

at USC


Sept. 27 (Fri.)

at San Jose State* (ESPN)

7 p.m.

Oct. 4 (Fri.)


6 p.m.

Oct. 12           


5:30 p.m.

Oct. 19           

at New Mexico*

4 p.m.

Oct. 26


Nov. 2


2 p.m.

Nov. 9



Nov. 16


Nov. 23


1:30 p.m.

Nov. 30



Dec. 7

Mountain West Championship


Home Games in CAPS

All listed times are Mountain

*Mountain West game

Additional Aggie sports news is available at the Athletics website.

Contact: Doug Hoffman, (435) 797-3714

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