FOX Sports Net’s 2000 College Football Schedule Kicks Off This Saturday

(SUNRISE, FL) – FOX Sports Net Florida’s comprehensive 58-game NCAA football coverage begins this Saturday, Aug. 26th with six hours of programming dedicated to college football fans.

The action begins at 10am with the season debut of SATURDAY MORNING COLLEGE KICKOFF. Hosts Frank Frangie, Brady Ackerman and Terry Norvelle preview the upcoming season and each week they take viewers around the state for a look at the day’s match-ups featuring the Hurricanes, Seminoles, Gators, Bulls, Knights, Wildcats, Rattlers and JU Dolphins.

At 11am Hurricanes fans won’t want to miss a special UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI FOOTBALL PREVIEW, hosted by 11PM REGIONAL SPORTS REPORT’S Joe Zagacki, featuring special player interviews and a one-on-one with Coach Butch Davis. The special will also be replayed that same day at 5:30pm. FOX Sports Net will bring Hurricanes fans 11 UM tape-delayed telecasts either on Sunday or Monday evenings following each game beginning with the Hurricanes home opener against McNeese State.

Nationally-known COLLEGE FOOTBALL SATURDAY, with hosts Kevin Frazier and NFL Hall of Famer Kellen Winslow, debuts this Saturday at 1:30pm as a preview to the 2:00pm live telecast of the Eddie Robinson Classic featuring Kansas State vs. Iowa. Beginning September 2nd, COLLEGE FOOTBALL SATURDAY will air each week at 11:30am bringing college football fans an in-depth look around the world of college football with analysis and review of upcoming games and key rivalries.

FOX Sports Net will also bring USF Bulls fans six live and tape-delayed telecasts of the upcoming season beginning with the Bulls first road trip against Kentucky. Fans can stay on top of the latest Bulls news with The Jim Leavitt Show Saturday’s at 9:30am beginning September 2.

Notre Dame fans will once again get the chance to follow the Fighting Irish with seven tape-delayed games on select Mondays at 1pm, including the Notre Dame vs. Navy matchup being played this year at Orlando’s Citrus Bowl.

FOX Sports Net will showcase a minimum of 34 key Big 10, C-USA, Big 12, PAC-10, WAC and Big East match ups during the season beginning with this Saturday’s Eddie Robinson Classic.

Two new live FOX Sports Net shows keep college football fans and Florida sports fans on top of the latest news around the state with the most in-depth, up-to-the-minute sports news. Seven nights a week, viewers can count on the 11PM REGIONAL SPORTS REPORT with anchors Ned Smith, Keith Lebowitz and Randy McIlvoy along with South Florida reporter Joe Zagacki, Central Florida reporter Sage Steele and North Florida reporter Mike Nabors. FLORIDA SPORTS TONIGHT brings Florida sports fans a round up of the day’s top sports news weeknight’s at 7pm, when there is no MLB or NHL live telecast scheduled at that time.


Additional Games May Be Added to
FOX Sports Net’s Schedule Throughout the Season


8/31 McNeese State 1:00AM
9/4 McNeese State (Repeat) 8:00PM
9/10 @ Washington 8:00PM
9/24 @ West Virginia 8:00PM
10/2 @ Rutgers 7:30PM
10/9 Florida State 7:30PM
10/23 @ Temple 7:30PM
10/30 Louisiana Tech 7:30PM
11/6 Virginia Tech 7:30PM
11/12 Pittsburgh 8:00PM
11/20 @ Syracuse 7:30PM
11/27 Boston College 7:30PM


9/10 @ Kentucky 1:00PM (TD 9/9)
9/23 @ Baylor 7:00PM (Live)
10/7 @ Southern Miss. 7:00PM (Live Tampa Blackout)
10/21 Liberty 7:00PM (Live)
10/29 @ Connecticut 2:30PM (TD 10/28)
11/11 @ Middle Tenn. St. 3:00PM (Live)

NOTRE DAME (Tape Delayed)

9/4 Texas A&M 1PM-3PM
9/11 Nebraska 1PM-3PM
9/18 Purdue 1PM-3PM
10/9 Stanford 1PM-3PM
10/16 vs. Navy (Orlando, FL) 1PM-3PM
10/30 Air Force 1PM-3PM
11/13 Boston College 1PM-3PM

8/26 Eddie Robinson Classic: Kansas St. vs. Iowa 2:00P
9/2 Big Ten: Fresno St. @ Ohio St. 12:00P
9/4 CUSA: Army @ Cincinnati 4:30P
9/9 Big Ten: Rice @ Michigan 10:15P
9/9 Big 12: Wyoming @ Texas A&M 7:00P
9/9 PAC 10: Ohio State @ Arizona 10:15P
9/16 Big Ten: Miami Ohio @ Ohio State 12:00P
9/16 PAC 10: Texas @ Stanford 3:30P
9/23 PAC 10: UCLA @ Oregon 3:30P
9/30 Big Ten: Northwestern @ Michigan 12:00P
9/30 Big 12: Teams TBD 7:30P
9/30 PAC 10: Arizona St. @ UCLA 10:15P
10/5 WAC: Fresno St. @ Rice 7:00P
10/7 Big Ten: Teams TBD 12:00P
10/7 CUSA: Teams TBD 3:00P (JIP)
10/7 PAC 10: Oregon St. @ Washington 10:00P (JIP)
10/14 Big Ten: Teams TBD 12:00P
10/14 CUSA: Teams TBD 3:30P
10/14 Big 12: Teams TBD 7:00P
10/14 PAC 10: Teams TBD 10:15P
10/19 CUSA: East Carolina Louisville 7:00P
10/21 Big Ten: Teams TBD 12:00P
10/21 PAC 10: Arizona @ Oregon 10:15P (JIP)
10/28 Big Ten: Teams TBD 12:00P
11/4 Big Ten: Teams TBD 12:00P
11/11 Big 12: Teams TBD 7:00P
11/11 PAC 10: Oregon St. @ Arizona 10:15P
11/18 Big Ten: Iowa @ Minnesota 12:00P
11/24 CUSA: East Carolina @ So. Miss. 1:30P
11/25 Big East: Rutgers @ Syracuse 12:00P
11/25 Big 12: Oklahoma @ Oklahoma St. 3:30P
12/31 Silicon Valley Football Classic: 6:30P

All Times are Eastern
TBD Selections will be announced on a 6-day or 12-day basis.


Michelle Stevens