Two Monarch Football Games To Be Nationally Televised

June 08, 2012
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

June 8, 2012

RICHMOND, Va. -- The Football Monarchs' contests with Delaware and James Madison will be televised nationally on the NBC Sports Network as part of the conference's new five-year broadcast agreement.

NBC Sports Network will televise the Oyster Bowl game on Saturday, October 27 at noon as Delaware visits Old Dominion at Noon and ODU's 2012 regular season finale at James Madison on Saturday, November 17 at 7 p.m.

The NBC Sports Network, which is the 24/7 cable platform for NBC Sports, is available in more than 75 million homes. The network features coverage of the Olympic Games and Trials as well as the National Hockey League, Major League Soccer, the IZOD Indy Car Series and the Tour de France.

NBC Sports' college football studio team of Liam McHugh, Doug Flutie and Hines Ward will provide pre-and post-game coverage on NBC and NBC Sports Network every Saturday. Game commentators will be announced closer to the start of the season.

CAA Football will also have 13 games televised regionally through its partnership with Comcast SportsNet. That schedule will be released next week.

Sat., Sept. 8 - Delaware State at Delaware - 3:30 p.m.
Sat., Sept. 15 - William and Mary at Towson - 12:00 p.m.
Sat., Oct. 6 - Towson at James Madison - 1:00 p.m.
Sat., Oct. 27 - Delaware at Old Dominion - 12:00 p.m.
Sat., Nov. 3 - Towson at Delaware - 12:00 p.m.
Sat., Nov. 17 - Old Dominion at James Madison - 7:00 p.m.