May 9, 2013
RENO, Nev. – Four more Nevada football games will be televised nationally this fall as the Mountain West announced Thursday an additional 15 games that will be broadcast by the ESPN family of networks.
The annual Battle for the Fremont Cannon, which will be Oct. 26 at Mackay Stadium, will be carried on an ESPN network, as will the Wolf Pack’s home game against San Jose State on Nov. 16. Nevada’s road games against Fresno State (Nov. 2) and Colorado State (Nov. 9) will also be telecast.
The ESPN networks include ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3. Both the network selection and the kickoff time for each of those four games will be determined during the course of the season, generally 12 days before each game.
Nevada now has eight games solidified for national TV broadcast. The Wolf Pack’s game at San Diego State will be on ESPN on Oct. 4 and Nevada’s games against Air Force (Sept. 28), at Boise State (Oct. 19) and against BYU (Nov. 30) will all be on CBS Sports Network.
Coverage of Nevada’s home opener against UC Davis (Sept. 7) and Mountain West opener against Hawaii (Sept. 21)is subject to Mountain West second- and third-tier telecast plans and will be announced at a later date.
Nevada’s games at UCLA (Aug. 31) and Florida State (Sept. 14) will likely be televised but are subject to television rights held by the Pac-12 and ACC, respectively, and will be announced at a later date.