Football Season-Opener Vs. North Dakota Slated For 10th National Broadcast

Defensive back Jimmy Pruitt hopes to make plays like this one in the 2014 opener. (Photo by Vernon McKnight)

June 26, 2014

Colorado Springs, Colo.----- The 2014 San Jose State University football season-opening game hosting the University of North Dakota will be broadcast nationally on ESPN3 as part of the Mountain West Conference's national broadcast package.

Game time remains at 7:00 p.m. (PDT).

With the addition of the North Dakota game to the Spartans' national broadcast menu, there will be an precedent-setting 10 San Jose State football games aired nationally in 2014. The ESPN family of networks (ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3) is carrying the September 6 at Auburn, October 4 UNLV, October 18 at Wyoming, November 21 at Utah State and the North Dakota games.

The CBS Sports Network is televising five San Jose State games starting with the September 27 conference opener with Nevada in Spartan Stadium. The October 25 at Navy, November 1 Colorado State, November 8 at Fresno State and November 29 at San Diego State games also are slated for CBS Sports Network play-by-play coverage.

At a future date, television coverage for the September 20 game at Minnesota and the November 15 home finale with Hawaii will be announced.

2014 San José State University Football Schedule

Date Opponent Location Time
Aug. 28 North Dakota (ESPN3) Spartan Stadium 7:00 p.m. (PDT)
Sept. 6 Auburn (ESPN2 or ESPNU) Auburn, Ala. 6:00 p.m. (CDT)
Sept. 13 BYE
Sept. 20 Minnesota Minneapolis, Minn. TBA
Sept. 27 *Nevada (CBS Sports Network) Spartan Stadium 7:30 p.m. (PDT)
Oct. 4 *UNLV (Homecoming) (ESPN Networks) Spartan Stadium TBA
Oct. 11 BYE
Oct. 18 *Wyoming (ESPN Networks) Laramie, Wyo. TBA
Oct. 25 Navy (CBS Sports Network) Annapolis, Md. 1:00 p.m. (EDT)
Nov. 1 *Colorado State (CBS Sports Network) Spartan Stadium 4:00 p.m. (PDT)
Nov. 8 *Fresno State (CBS Sports Network) Fresno, Calif. 7:30 p.m. (PST)
Nov. 15 *Hawai'i Spartan Stadium TBA
Nov. 21 *Utah State (ESPN2) Logan, Utah 7:30 p.m. (MST)
Nov. 29 *San Diego State (CBS Sports Network) San Diego, Calif. 12:30 p.m. (PST)
Dec. 6 Mountain West Championship TBD TBA
* - Mountain West Conference game Game times are subject to change