BRENTWOOD, Tenn. - FOX College Sports (FCS) will broadcast two Tennessee State football games this fall as a part of the six-game football television deal that the Ohio Valley Conference announced today.
The Tigers first game on FOX College Sports will be an Oct. 20 matchup at Jacksonville State. The previous 3 p.m. kickoff will be changed to an 11 a.m. CST kickoff.
Two weeks later, TSU will travel to Murray State for another televised game, also at 11 a.m. The Nov. 3 game was originally scheduled for 1 p.m.
The six-game schedule will feature each of the nine OVC football teams at least once during the season. The first game will be on Sept. 29 between Eastern Kentucky and UT Martin. Other games in the package include Eastern Illinois at Eastern Kentucky (Oct. 27), Southeast Missouri at Eastern Illinois (Nov. 10) and Tennessee Tech at Austin Peay (Nov. 17).
Kevin Ingram, host of "The Wake Up Zone" on 104.5 The Zone in Nashville, will handle play-by-play duties while and Bob Belvin, host of "The Team" on Sports Radio 540 The Fan in Clarksville, will provide analysis.
"FOX College Sports is excited to give every football-playing school in the Ohio Valley Conference national exposure during this six-game schedule," said Gary Ehrlich, Executive Vice President, FOX Sports Networks. "The slate is full of interesting match-ups and we look forward to some thrilling OVC games this fall on FCS."
FOX College Sports (FCS) is a set of three national college sports Networks, FCS Atlantic, FCS Central and FCS Pacific, providing 72-hours of college sports programming each day. FCS showcases over 800 NCAA live events each year featuring football, men's and women's basketball, baseball, softball, volleyball and more.
FCS is seen by viewers in the nation's 25 largest cities, including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Dallas and Atlanta.
FCS is available on most major TV providers including AT&T U-verse, Charter, Comcast, DirecTV, Time Warner Cable and Verizon FiOS. For complete TV provider information and availability log onto http://fcs.channelfinder.net/start.asp.
2012 OVC Football TV Schedule for FOX College Sports
Sept. 29 - Eastern Kentucky at UT Martin, 11:00 am CT
Oct. 20 - Tennessee State at Jacksonville State, 11:00 am CT
Oct. 27 - Eastern Illinois at Eastern Kentucky, 11:00 am CT
Nov. 3 - Tennessee State at Murray State, 11:00 am CT
Nov. 10 - Southeast Missouri at Eastern Illinois, 11:00 am CT
Nov. 17 - Tennessee Tech at Austin Peay, 11:00 am CT
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