BRISTOL, Conn.- ESPN has released several key matchups included in the network’s upcoming college football slate and the Southwestern Athletic Conference is represented in ESPN’s initial television lineup.
The Prairie View A&M Panthers home contest versus the Jackson State Tigers will take center stage nationally on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 6:30 p.m. (CST) as the game has been selected to be broadcast live on ESPNU.
In addition, ESPN will provide live coverage of the 2019 Toyota SWAC Championship football game with that broadcast also slated to be shown live on ESPNU on Saturday, December 7 at 3 p.m. (CST).
“We’re excited to be apart of the early release of ESPN college football games, and to once again partner with them to bring SWAC football into the homes of millions,” said SWAC Commissioner Dr. Charles McClelland. “We’re currently working toward solidifying additional games that will be released at a later date.”
“As we strategically seek to raise the overall profile of our conference, our partnership with ESPN has proven to be a key part of that vision and we look forward to working with them to bring more SWAC content to the network’s wide array of digital platforms.”