Two Additional #AztecFB Games Slated For ESPN Family Coverage
May 9, 2013
SAN DIEGO - San Diego State football games against Fresno State and at UNLV have been selected for coverage on the ESPN family of networks, the Mountain West Conference announced today. With the additions, the defending Mountain West champion Aztecs now have a minimum of eight games that will be available to a national audience.
The games announced today will be shown on one or more of the ESPN Networks, which include ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3. Times and specific networks for the games against the Bulldogs and Rebels will not be finalized until after the season begins and will generally be released 12 days prior to the game.
San Diego State and Fresno State will renew their rivalry on Saturday, Oct. 26. The game will feature two of the three teams that ended tied atop the conference standings in 2012. It will be the 53rd all-time meeting between the schools and although the Bulldogs claimed a 52-40 victory last season in Fresno, the Aztecs have won the last four games played between the teams in San Diego.
San Diego State and UNLV will conclude the regular season with a game in Las Vegas on Saturday, Nov. 30. This is the first time the teams have ended the year playing one another since 2010. The Aztecs have won three straight in the series and are 7-1 in the last eight contests against the Rebels.
Additional networks, broadcasts and kick times will be announced as they become available.
San Diego State returns 17 starters off a 2012 squad that finished 9-4 overall, 7-1 in Mountain West play, claimed the 19th conference championship in school history and advanced to a school-record third consecutive bowl game. The Aztecs ended the campaign by winning their final seven regular-season games.
SDSU is accepting new account deposits on 2013 season tickets through the Aztec Ticket Office. The home schedule includes games against co-league champions Boise State and Fresno State, as well as a marquee matchup against Alamo Bowl participant Oregon State. Fans can purchase tickets through GoAztecs.com, over the phone by calling (619) 283-7378, or by visiting Qualcomm Stadium's Window E Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. PT and 5 p.m. PT.
2013 San Diego State Football Schedule Saturday, Aug. 31 Eastern Illinois TBA Saturday, Sept. 7 at Ohio State TBA Saturday, Sept. 21 Oregon State 4:30 p.m. PT CBS Sports Network Saturday, Sept. 28 at New Mexico State 6 p.m. MT Friday, Oct. 4 Nevada* 6 p.m. PT ESPN Thursday, Oct. 10 at Air Force* 7 p.m. MT CBS Sports Network Saturday, Oct. 26 Fresno State* TBA ESPN Networks~ Saturday, Nov. 2 New Mexico* TBA Saturday, Nov. 9 at San Jose State* 7:30 p.m. PT CBS Sports Network Saturday, Nov. 16 at Hawai'i* 5:30 p.m. HT CBS Sports Network Saturday, Nov. 23 Boise State* 7:30 p.m. PT CBS Sports Network Saturday, Nov. 30 at UNLV* TBA ESPN Networks~
* - Mountain West Conference opponent. ~ - Game will be televised by one or more of the ESPN Networks (ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN3).