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Rutgers Football Opener Slated for ESPNU National Broadcast
Norfolk State, Temple Games also Added to TV Slate
  • Posted on June 21, 2013 12:10:14 PM
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  • PISCATAWAY, N.J. (June 21, 2013) – Rutgers’ 2013 season-opener at Fresno State will be televised nationally on ESPNU, the BIG EAST conference office announced Friday. The Scarlet Knights and Bulldogs kickoff the season Thursday, August 29 on ESPNU at 10:30 p.m. ET.

    A total of six games are now confirmed for national television coverage in 2013. Other games can be added to the television schedule as part of the conference’s television package 12 days prior to kickoff.

    CBS Sports Network will carry the Norfolk State game live with kickoff set for noon on Saturday, September 7 at High Point Solutions Stadium.

    Rutgers’ third game of the year – a September 14 home game against Eastern Michigan – is scheduled for a 1 p.m. kickoff on ESPN3.

    The Scarlet Knights host Temple Saturday, November 2 at noon with live television coverage on SNY as part of the conference’s TV game of the week package.

    Rutgers returns 14 starters and 43 letterwinners for the 2013 season. To purchase season tickets, please call the Rutgers Ticket Office at 1-866-445-GORU or visit ScarletKnights.com.

    Fans can follow Rutgers Football on Facebook (www.facebook.com/RFootballShow) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/RFootball) for all of the latest news and updates. Fans also receive timely information, including special offers and giveaways throughout the year on both social media outlets along with www.ScarletKnights.com.

    2013 Rutgers Football Schedule

    Date                                        Opponent                    Time                TV

    Thursday, August 29              at Fresno State          10:30 p.m.      ESPNU
    Saturday, September 7         Norfolk State              Noon               CBS Sports Network
    Saturday, September 14       Eastern Michigan       1 p.m.              ESPN3
    Saturday, September 21       Arkansas                    TBA                 TBA
    Saturday, October 5               at SMU                       TBA                 TBA
    Thursday, October 10            at Louisville                 7:30 p.m.         ESPN
    Saturday, October 26            Houston                      TBA                 TBA
    Saturday, November 2           Temple                        Noon               SNY
    Saturday, November 16        Cincinnati                    TBA                 TBA
    Thursday, November 21        at UCF                         7:30 p.m.         ESPN
    Saturday, November 30        at Connecticut            TBA                 TBA
    Saturday, December 7          USF                             TBA                 ABC, ESPN or ESPN 2

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