BOSTON – Fox Sports Net New England once again kicks off its college football national schedule with a live telecast of the Eddie Robinson Classic. Named after the winningest coach in college football history, the Eddie Robinson Classic features Virginia vs. Wisconsin on Saturday, August 25 at 2:00 PM ET from Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, Wis.
Fox Sports Net (FSN) telecasts over 25 college football games in 2001. The schedule includes 13 match-ups from the Pac-10 Conference including Boston College at Stanford in a primetime showdown, September 8 at 10pm. Additionally, FSN produces a syndicated broadcast schedule for the Atlantic-10 and Big 12 Conferences.
Marquee national matchups on FSN's national schedule this year include Arizona State at UCLA Sept. 15 at 10:00PM, Arizona against the Fiesta Bowl champion Oregon St. Beavers on Oct. 13 at 10:15 PM ET. Inner state rivalries conclude FSN's regular season schedule as Arizona takes on Arizona St. on Nov. 23 at 3:00 PM ET; and Oklahoma St. visits the defending National Champion Oklahoma Sooners on Nov. 24 at 1:00 PM ET.
Fox Sports Net also telecasts the second annual Silicon Valley Football Classic on Monday, Dec. 31 at 3:00 PM ET. The game is played in San Jose, California and features a top Western Athletic Conference team and a national at-large opponent.
The majority of the matchups are to be selected during the college football season on a six or 12 day advance notice. In addition to announcing the TBD games, the announcers for the national college football telecasts will be named closer to the start of the season.
Fox Sports Net New England, the largest regional cable network in New England, reaches more than 3.7 million households in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. Fox Sports Net New England is managed by Rainbow Sports Networks, a division of Cablevision's Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc. Fox Sports Net New England's programming includes Boston Celtics, local and national sports news, and Hockey East along with select NASCAR and PGA Tour coverage.
Fox Sports Net reaches more than 73 million households nationwide and is a service of National Sports Partners, equally owned by Cablevision's Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc. and Fox Entertainment Group. Rainbow Sports Networks incorporates Rainbow's 50% ownership of Fox Sports Net and Fox Sports National Advertising and the ownership and management of Fox Sports Net regional networks in five of the nation's largest markets: Chicago, Florida, Ohio, New England and San Francisco.
|Saturday, August 25||2:00 PM||
Eddie Robinson Classic @
|Saturday, September 1||3:30 PM||Pac-10: Illinois at California|
|Sunday, September 2||12:30 PM||A-10: Northeastern at Hofstra (D-9/1)|
|Tuesday, September 4||1:00 PM||Big-12: New Mexico St. at Texas (D-9/1)|
|Saturday, September 8||10:00 PM||Pac-10: Boston College at Stanford|
|Monday, September 10||1:00 PM||Pac-10: Kansas St. at USC (D-9/8)|
|Saturday, September 15||3:30 PM||Pac-10: Colorado at Washington St. |
10:15 PM Pac-10: Arizona St. at UCLA
|Monday, September 17||1:00 PM||Big-12: Rice at Nebraska (D-9/15)|
|Saturday, September 22||10:00 PM||Pac-10: Teams TBD|
|Monday, October 1||1:00 PM||Big 12: Teams TBD (D-9/29)|
|Saturday, October 6||3:30 PM||Pac-10: Teams TBD 10:15 PM |
Pac-10: Oregon at Arizona
|Monday, October 8||1:00 PM||Big-12: Teams TBD|
|Saturday, October 13||7:00 PM||Big 12: Teams TBD 10:15 PM |
Pac-10: Arizona at Oregon St.
|Saturday, October 20||7:00 PM||Big 12: Teams TBD 10:15 PM |
Pac-10: California at UCLA
|Saturday, October 27||12:00PM||A-10: Maine at William & Mary |
3:30 PM tentative Pac-10 Conf. Window
PM Big 12: Teams TBD
|Saturday, November 3||7:00 PM||Big 12: Teams TBD|
|Saturday, November 10||12:00PM||A-10: New Hampshire at Northeastern |
3:30 PM Pac-10: Teams TBD
Big 12: Teams TBD
|Saturday, November 17||12:00PM||A-10: Rhode Island at Massachusetts |
6:30PM Pac-10: Teams TBD
|Friday, November 23||3:00 PM||Pac-10: Arizona at Arizona St.|
|Saturday, November 24||1:00 PM||Big 12: Oklahoma St. at Oklahoma|
|Monday, December 31||3:00 PM||Silicon Valley Football Classic: Teams TBD|
|September 22||6:00 PM||Hofstra vs. Maine|
|September 29||6:00 PM||Hofstra vs. UMass|
(SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE)