Saturday, June 9, 2018

Conference USA and Charlotte 49ers Announce Broadcast Schedule for 2018 Season

IRVING, Texas – Conference USA has announced its broadcast schedule for the 2018 football season. The current confirmed schedule features games to air nationally by all five of the league’s primary partners and every C-USA football game is expected to be available on traditional linear television or via streaming and social media.

CBS Sports Network kicks off the selection process of nationally broadcast games, followed by Stadium, beIN SPORTS, Facebook and ESPN Networks. The majority of these exposures will take place on Saturday, with select Thursday and Friday night telecasts also being featured.

“We are very excited that every C-USA Football game will be available this season on various platforms through our valued partners,” said Conference USA Commissioner Judy MacLeod. “We are coming off a very successful season with nine bowl teams and look to build on that success this fall with our fans able to follow all of the exciting action.”

The 2018 regular season begins on Saturday, August 25 when Rice hosts Prairie View on ESPN+ and continues through Saturday, November 24. Over the course of those three months, every game in a C-USA stadium will be available through its partners and road games will be available via FOX, FS1, FSN, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ACC RSN, the SEC Network and ESPN+.

The 2018 C-USA Championship game on Saturday, Dec. 1 will air on CBS Sports Network at a time to be determined.

ESPN is scheduled to carry all six of C-USA’s bowl games in which it has a guaranteed selection.


Sat 9/1Fordham @ Charlotte6:00 pmESPN+
Sat 9/8Appalachian State @ Charlotte6:00 pmESPN+
Sat 9/15Old Dominion @ Charlotte6:00 pmESPN3
Sat 9/29Charlotte @ UABTBAESPN3
Sat 10/13WKU @ Charlotte3:30 pmESPN+
Sat 10/20Charlotte @ Middle Tennessee3:00 pmESPN3
Sat 10/27Southern Miss @ Charlotte2:00 pmESPN3
Sat 11/10Charlotte @ Marshall2:30 pmESPN+
Sat 11/17FIU @ Charlotte2:00 pmESPN3
Sat 11/24Charlotte @ Florida AtlanticTBAStadium