BOISE, Idaho - The Mountain West Conference has announced the kickoff time for Boise State University's football game against the University of Nevada on Oct. 1 (Saturday) at 12:30 p.m. (MT) on the VERSUS network.
Boise State will host the Wolf Pack at Bronco Stadium.
This is the first of three games VERSUS will broadcast nationally from Bronco Stadium. The others are on Oct. 22 (Saturday) at 1:30 p.m. (MT) against the Air Force Academy and Nov. 12 (Saturday) also at 1:30 p.m. (MT) against TCU.
The remaining Bronco games will all be televised nationally by ESPN, CBS Sports Network and The Mtn. Network.
Games on ESPN include the season opener against the University of Georgia in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game on Sept. 3 (Saturday) at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Oct. 16 (Friday) at Toledo and Oct. 7 (Friday) at Fresno State.
CBS Sports Network will broadcast games on Sept. 24 (Saturday) in Bronco Stadium against Tulsa, Nov. 5 (Saturday) at UNLV and Nov. 19 (Saturday) at San Diego State.
The Mtn. Network will televise Boise State's game at Colorado State on Oct. 15 (Saturday), and two games from Bronco Stadium on Nov. 26 (Saturday) against Wyoming and Dec. 3 (Saturday) against New Mexico.
Here is a listing of where you can find the four national networks on DirectTV, Dish Network and CableOne in the Boise market. DirectTV is the only carrier that has all four networks.
DirecTV - VERSUS (channel 603); CBS Sports Network (613); The Mtn. Network (616); ESPN (206)
Dish Network - VERSUS (151); CBS Sports Network (152); ESPN (140)
CableOne - VERSUS (326); The Mtn. Network (329); ESPN (24)
The Broncos are coming off a 12-1 record in 2010 and were ranked No. 7 in the final USA Today Coaches' poll and No. 9 in the final Associated Press media poll last year.
Following is Boise State's schedule for 2011.
2011 Boise State University Football Schedule
(Tentative - as of May 31, 2011)
DATE OPPONENT LOCATION TIME TV
Sept. 3 (Sat.) vs. Georgia Atlanta, GA 8:00 p.m. (ET) ESPN
Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game (Georgia Dome)
Sept. 10 (Sat.) Open
Sept. 16 (Fri.) at Toledo Toledo, OH 8:00 p.m. (ET) ESPN or ESPN2
Sept. 24 (Sat.) Tulsa Boise, ID 6:00 p.m. CBS Sports Network
Oct. 1 (Sat.) Nevada Boise, ID 12:30 p.m. VERSUS
Oct. 7 (Fri.) at Fresno State Fresno, CA 6:00 p.m. (PT) ESPN
Oct. 15 (Sat.) * at Colorado State Fort Collins, CO 4:00 p.m. The Mtn.
Oct. 22 (Sat.) * Air Force Boise, ID 1:30 p.m. VERSUS
Oct. 29 (Sat.) Open
Nov. 5 (Sat.) * at UNLV Las Vegas, NV 7:30 p.m. (PT) CBS Sports Network
Nov. 12 (Sat.) * TCU Boise, ID 1:30 p.m. VERSUS
Nov. 19 (Sat.) * at San Diego State San Diego, CA 5:00 p.m. (PT) CBS Sports Network
Nov. 26 (Sat.) * Wyoming Boise, ID Noon The Mtn.
Dec. 3 (Sat.) * New Mexico Boise, ID 4:00 p.m. The Mtn.
* Mountain West Game Home Games in Bold All times Mountain unless noted