TROY, Ala. – Troy’s football season opener on Sept. 1 at UAB will be televised live by Fox College Sports, Conference USA announced on Friday. Kickoff between the Trojans and Blazers is set for 11 a.m. in Legion Field.
To date, eight of Troy’s 12 games are set to be televised this upcoming season. All six home games will be broadcast live with ESPN holding the rights for four of the contests. Games against Louisiana-Lafayette, Mississippi State and Navy will be broadcast on ESPN3, while a Thursday night contest against Western Kentucky will be broadcast on ESPNU.
Home games against FIU and Arkansas State will be televised with the specific network to be announced in the future. Troy’s road game at Tennessee will be broadcast on the SEC Network with the specific network to be announced closer to the Nov. 3 game date.
Heading into the 2012 season, 48 of Troy’s last 63 games have been televised to either a national or regional audience, including all 12 games last season. With all six home games televised this upcoming season, 23 of Troy’s last 25 home games will have been broadcast live.