Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Norfolk State - Richmond Game to be Televised on Comcast

NORFOLK, Virginia -- Norfolk State's first road football game of the year, at the University of Richmond on Saturday, Sept. 10, will be televised by Comcast SportsNet and will kick off at 6 p.m. at Robins Stadium, UR announced.

The game will be broadcast on either CSN or CSN Mid-Atlantic, marking the first of at least three televised Spartan football games this fall. Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic is available on approximately 25 cable providers throughout Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia, as well as parts of Delaware, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and West Virginia. It is also available nationwide on satellite via DirecTV. The channel reaches more than 4.7 million households in the Mid-Atlantic region.

NSU and Richmond are meeting for the first time ever on the gridiron this fall. The Spiders advanced to the Division I FCS semifinals last year.

In addition to the game at Richmond, it was announced earlier this month that NSU will appear on the ESPN family of networks a minimum of two times as part of the MEAC's yearly TV package. NSU's game at North Carolina A&T will be broadcast live on ESPNU and ESPN3 on Thursday, Oct. 6. The Spartans' home game with Bethune-Cookman on Saturday, Oct. 22 will air live on ESPN3 and tape-delayed on ESPNU (air time TBA). A conference matchup to be determined on Nov. 19 will also be shown on ESPNU, and the Celebration Bowl, pitting the champions from the MEAC and SWAC against one another, will be broadcast on ABC on Dec. 17.

Officials from William & Mary also announced recently that the Spartans' game against the Tribe in Williamsburg will kick off at 6 p.m. on Sept. 17, meaning gCe times for all 11 regular-season NSU football games are now set. To view NSU's complete 2016 NSU football schedule, click here.

Matt Michalec, Asst. AD/Communications

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