Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Marshall Football: Herd Featured Prominently on National T.V.

Conference USA released its football television schedule for 2013 and Marshall University is prominently featured. Seven of the Thundering Herd's 12 games are slated for national T.V. coverage.

Three games will be aired on the CBS Sports Network including Marshall's home opener against Miami University. In addition CBSSN will feature the Thundering Herd's conference bout with Southern Miss on November 9th and the regular season finale at Joan C. Edwards Stadium against ECU.

Marshall is playing two Thursday night contest on the road, at Middle Tennessee on October 24th and at Tulsa November 14th. Both games, including the Herd's away game against FIU November 23rd are going to be broadcast by Fox Sports. Initially, all three contest are ticketed for FSN although, it is a distinct possibility that the Thursday night games will be moved to Fox Sports 1, a new network that will debut in over 90 million homes this August.

Rounding out the broadcast, Comcast Sports Southeast will show Marshall's home game against UAB November 9th.

Although they were not announced today two away games, Ohio September 15th and Virginia Tech one week later are likely destined for coverage.

Updated 2013 Marshall University Football Schedule
August 31st - Miami (OH), 7pm, CBS Sports
September 7th - Gardner-Webb, TBA
September 14th at Ohio, TBA
September 21st at Virginia Tech, TBA
October 5th - Texas San Antonio, TBA
October 12th at Florida Atlantic, TBA
October 24th at Middle Tennessee, 7:30pm, Fox Sports
November 2nd - Southern Miss, 12:30pm, CBS Sports
November 9th - UAB, TBA, Comcast Sports
November 14th at Tulsa, 7:30pm, Fox Sports
November 23rd at Florida International, TBA, Fox Sports
November 29th - East Carolina, 12pm, CBS Sports
*All times eastern.

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