SMU Football: Entire 2012 Football Schedule To Be Televised
Nine of 12 Kick Times Set
DALLAS (SMU) – On the heels of its third straight bowl appearance, SMU football will have all 12 games on television in 2012, it was announced today. Fox Sports Net, CBS Sports Network, CSS and Time Warner Texas will combine to broadcast the entire slate.
FSN has six SMU football broadcasts, including the season-opener at Baylor on Sunday, Sept. 2 at 5:30 p.m. FSN will also carry five home games at Ford Stadium, including the matchup against former Southwest Conference rival Texas A&M on Sept. 15 at 2:30 p.m. Two weeks later, FSN covers the Battle For The Iron Skillet versus TCU on Sept. 29. The network also has three Conference USA matchups; Houston on Thursday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m., defending C-USA Champion Southern Miss on Nov. 10 and the regular-season finale against Tulsa on Nov. 24.
CBS Sports Network has the rematch of the 2010 Conference USA title game as SMU visits UCF on Nov. 3 at 6 p.m.
SMU has a pair of C-USA road outings on CSS; a noon kick at Tulane on Oct. 13 and at Rice on Nov. 17 at 2:30 p.m.
Time Warner Texas has three games beginning with the home-opener against Stephen F. Austin on Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. The network has a road game at UTEP on Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. and SMU’s Homecoming matchup with Memphis on Oct. 27 at 2 p.m.
The C-USA Championship game will then be played on Dec. 1.
For Mustang ticket information, call the Athletics Department Ticket Office at (214) SMU-GAME (768-4263).
2011-12 SMU Football Schedule
Sun., Sept. 2 – at Baylor (FSN) 5:30 p.m.
Sat., Sept. 8 – Stephen F. Austin (TW Texas) 7 p.m.
Sat., Sept. 15 – Texas A&M (FSN) 2:30 p.m.
Sat., Sept. 29 – TCU (FSN) TBD
Sat., Oct. 6 – at UTEP * (TW Texas) 7 p.m.
Sat., Oct. 13 – at Tulane * (CSS) 12 p.m.
Thu., Oct. 18 – Houston * (FSN) 7 p.m.
Sat., Oct. 27 – Memphis * (TW Texas) 2 p.m.
Sat., Nov. 3 – at UCF * (CBS SN) 6 p.m.
Sat., Nov. 10 – Southern Miss * (FSN) TBD
Sat., Nov. 17 – at Rice * (CSS) 2:30 p.m.
Sat., Nov. 24 – Tulsa * (FSN) TBD
* Conference USA game
About FOX Sports Media Group
The 2012 football season marks the second year of an agreement between Conference USA and Fox Sports Media Group for national television rights to a variety of marquee Conference USA events, including a minimum of 20 regular-season football games. Through two dozen owned and affiliated networks, FOX Sports Networks (FSN) programming reaches more than 85 million homes across the country.
FOX Sports Media Group (FSMG) is the umbrella entity representing News Corporation’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets under Chairman & CEO David Hill. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, FSMG includes ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing partnerships. FSMG includes FOX Sports, the sports television arm of the FOX Broadcasting Company; Fox’s 20 regional sports networks, their affiliated regional web sites and FSN national programming; SPEED and SPEED2; FOX Soccer, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Soccer 2Go ; FUEL TV; FOX Deportes and FOX College Sports. In addition, FSMG also includes FOX Sports Interactive Media, which includesFOXSports.com<http://FOXSports.com> on MSN, whatifsports.com<http://whatifsports.com> Scout.com<http://Scout.com> and Yardbarker.com<http://Yardbarker.com>. Also included in the Group are Fox’s interests in joint-venture businesses Big Ten Network, BTN 2Go and STATS, LLC, as well as licensing agreements that establish the FOX Sports Radio Network and FOX Sports Skybox restaurants.
This season marks the eighth year of C-USA’s partnership with CBS Sports Network that includes significant national and regional exposure for football, men’s and women’s basketball and other C-USA sports. CBS Sports Network (CBSSN) is the 24-hour cable destination of CBS Sports. Available to more than 99 million homes nationwide, CBS Sports Network covers more than 340 live games annually, showcasing 30 men’s and women’s sports, in addition to a variety of studio shows and original programming.
CBS Sports Network (CBSSN) is the 24-hour cable destination of CBS Sports. The Network covers more than 340 live games annually, showcasing 30 men’s and women’s sports, in addition to a variety of studio shows and original programs. CBSSN’s live programming is highlighted by college sports including teams from Conference USA, the Mountain West, Atlantic 10, Patriot League, the United States Naval Academy and the United States Military Academy, as well as daily programming including ROME, hosted by veteran sports personality Jim Rome, and the Tim Brando Show. CBS Sports Network is available across the country to more than 99 million households through local cable, video and telco providers including Verizon FiOS Channel 94 and AT&T U-Verse Channel 643 (1643 in HD) and via satellite on DirecTV Channel 613 and Dish Network Channel 158. For more information, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com<http://www.cbssportsnetwork.com>.
CSS is a 24-hour sports channel carrying a full slate of college sports programming. The channel offers a comprehensive sports lineup throughout the year including over 40 live college football games including the SEC, Sun Belt, Conference USA, and Gulf South Conference. In addition, CSS broadcasts over 165 men’s and women’s live college basketball games and over 80 live baseball games, as well as a comprehensive mix of sports news and in-depth sports analysis geared toward fans in the south. For more information on CSS, or to find out how you can get CSS on your cable system, log on to css-sports.com<http://css-sports.com>.
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