Eight more Bronco games to be aired on national television
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Mountain West announced the remainder of its 2014 national football television package Thursday, including broadcast information for eight more games involving Boise State.
Today's announcement also set kickoff times for five Boise State games, including the Broncos' league and home opener against Colorado State (Sept. 6), which is slated to begin at 8:15 p.m. on ESPN2.
Three more games - San Diego State (Nov. 15) and Utah State (Nov. 29) at home, and Wyoming (Nov. 22) on the road - will be broadcast by the ESPN family of networks, though kick times and which outlet will broadcast the games will be determined during the course of the regular season, generally during a 12-day window.
Also included in today's announcement were four games picked up by CBS Sports Network, and kick times were set for each game (all times Mountain):
Sept. 20 - Louisiana (8:30 p.m.)
Sept. 27 - @ Air Force (5 p.m.)
Oct. 4 - @ Nevada (8:30 p.m.)
Nov. 8 - @ New Mexico (5 p.m.)
The Broncos' games against Ole Miss (Aug. 28; ESPN), Fresno State (Oct. 17; ESPN) and BYU (Oct. 24; ESPN/ESPN2) had been previously announced, giving Boise State a minimum of seven games on the ESPN family of networks in 2014.
Television information and a start time for Boise State's nonconference road game at Connecticut (Sept. 13) have yet to be announced.