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.
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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