BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference released its 2014 football television schedule which includes nine contests to air on several major networks this fall.
A total of four different networks are set to broadcast games from the league: ESPN, ESPNU, ESPN3, and NBC Sports. All games are available in the network’s standard high-definition.
One of the highlights to opening weekend starts with a non-conference battle including Alabama A&M and North Carolina A&T in the 10th Annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge presented by Disney.
The schedule gets underway Saturday, August 30, at 6:00 p.m. CT as Southern takes on Louisiana-Lafayette while Arkansas-Pine Bluff squares off with Texas State.
For the second consecutive year, the SWAC season will end with the 2014 Toyota SWAC Championship on Saturday, December 6 at 3:00 p.m. NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas will be the host site.
More games to be added at a later time.
Game times and television networks are listed below:
Saturday, August 30
Southern at Louisiana-Lafayette (ESPN 3 – 6:00 p.m.)
Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Texas State (ESPN3 – 6:00 p.m.)
Sunday, August 31
Alabama A&M vs. Northa Carolina A&T (ESPN – 11:45 a.m.)
Saturday, September 6
Grambling State vs. Houston (ESPN3 – 7:00 p.m.)
Thursday, September 18
Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Alabama State (ESPNU – 6:30 p.m.)
Saturday, September 27
Southern at Alcorn State (ESPN3 – 3:00 p.m.)*
Thursday, October 2
Alabama State at Alcorn State (ESPNU – 6:30 p.m.)
Thursday, November 6
Grambling State vs. Mississippi Valley State (ESPNU -6:30 p.m.)*
Saturday, November 29
Grambling State vs. Southern (NBC – 1:30 p.m.)
Saturday, December 6
2014 Toyota SWAC Football Championship (ESPNU – 3 p.m.)
Game times are central and subject to change.
* Denotes tape delay and will air at later time within 24 hours