July 13, 2012
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. ----- Two UAB home games were among seven contests that were announced Friday as additions to the Conference USA television lineup for the 2012 football season.
The games will be televised on Fox College Sports (FCS) this fall.
The Blazers' Sept. 1 season opener against Troy is included on the FCS slate and will kick off at 11:00 a.m. CT. In addition, UAB's Oct. 20 home game against East Carolina will also be aired by Fox College Sports. The kick time for the game with the Pirates is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. CT.
The pair of additional TV games increases the Blazers' current total to six this season that will be televised on various networks. UAB's games at South Carolina (Sept. 15) and Ohio State (Sept. 22) are also expected to be televised but have not yet been designated.
The Blazers' games previously announced for television consist of the Saturday, Oct. 13 C-USA contest at Houston (Fox Sports Net, Time TBA), Saturday, Nov. 3 at Southern Miss (CSS, 6:30 p.m. CT), Saturday, Nov. 10 at home vs. Marshall (CSS, Time TBA) and Saturday, Nov. 24 at UCF (Fox Sports Net, Time TBA)
2012 UAB Football Television Games
Saturday, Sept. 1 - Troy at UAB, Fox College Sports (FCS), 11:00 a.m. CT
Saturday, Oct. 13 - UAB at Houston, Fox Sports Net, TBA
Saturday, Oct. 20 - East Carolina at UAB, Fox College Sports (FCS), 6:00 p.m. CT
Saturday, Nov. 3 - UAB at Southern Miss, CSS, 6:30 p.m. CT
Saturday, Nov. 10 - Marshall at UAB, CSS, TBA
Saturday, Nov. 24 - UAB at UCF, Fox Sports Net, TBA
Note: Games in Bold added Friday to TV schedule
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