SoCon football on ESPN3
Sept. 8 Montana at Appalachian State
Sept. 29 Samford at Georgia Southern
Oct. 13 UTC at Furman
Oct. 20 Western Carolina at Elon
Oct. 27 The Citadel at Wofford
Nov. 3 Appalachian State at Georgia Southern
Nov. 10 Wild-card weekend
Nov. 17 Wild-card weekend
The Southern Conference released the televising schedule for the 2012 football season Wednesday, and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's Oct. 13 game at Furman will be shown on ESPN3.com.
That is the Mocs' only scheduled SoCon game on ESPN3, but the league has left open the Nov. 10 and 17 dates so it can have the flexibility to present the best late-season matchups.
UTC also will be on ESPN3 in its season opener at South Florida.
The SoCon's eight-game schedule starts on Sept. 8 with a premier nonconference Football Championship Subdivision meeting between national powers Appalachian State and Montana in Boone, N.C. Another marquee matchup will be App State at Georgia Southern on Nov. 3. Those two schools are the only ones with two regular-season games on the current schedule
All eight SoCon games will be shown exclusively on ESPN3.
The Mocs' game at Furman, as well as its Nov. 10 visit to Wofford, will kick off at 1:30 p.m. Those were the only two UTC games awaiting start times.
John Frierson is in his fifth year at the Times Free Press and fifth year covering University of Tennessee at Chattanooga athletics. The bulk of his time is spent covering Mocs football, but he also writes about women’s basketball and the big-picture issues and news involving the athletic department. A native of Athens, Ga., John grew up a few hundred yards from the University of Georgia campus. Instead of becoming a Bulldog he attended Ole ...
related articles »
When Georgia Southern and Appalachian State made it official last month that they were leaving the Southern Conference for the ...
The Southern Conference released the broadcast schedule for the 2012 football season today and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's ...
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football team will open its 2012 home schedule on a Thursday night, just as ...
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga softball team will feature a lot of new players as it opens its fall ...