Mountain West Announces Initial 2013 ESPN Football Telecasts
April 23, 2013
2013 Mountain West Football Schedule
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Mountain West released a portion of its football national television schedule for the 2013 season today. The initial seven telecasts are slated for multiple ESPN networks, including four consecutive Friday night appearances on ESPN.
Today's announcement is the first under a new agreement with ESPN as the second MW national television rights holder for Conference-controlled football games. CBS Sports Network remains the primary rights holder for the Mountain West.
Between the two networks, up to 44 football games will be televised this year on their various platforms. Broadcast details for the Mountain West package on CBS Sports Network, as well as additional telecasts on the ESPN networks, will be announced at a later date.
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.
Below is a listing of the initial Mountain West football telecasts for the 2013 season. Additional networks, broadcasts and kick times will be announced as they become available.