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OHIO FOOTBALL WILL BE TELEVISED IN MID-AMERICAN CONFERENCE PACKAGE

ATHENS, Ohio -- Ohio Football will be televised twice in 1999 as part of the Mid-American Conference television package announced August 18. Highlighting the announcement was the national telecast of the Ohio at Marshall game on November 26 at 11:30 a.m. on FOX Sports Net. The contest marks the first time since 1987 that a MAC regular season football game will be aired nationally.

Ohio's home contest against Miami on Nov. 13 at noon is also featured in the package. The regional contests will air on FOX Sports Net Ohio, FOX Sports Net Detroit, FOX Sports Net Pittsburgh, FOX Sports Net Chicago and Empire Sports Network. The complete schedule includes the following games:

  • Oct. 16 - Bowling Green at Akron, noon
  • Oct. 30 - Central Michigan at Bowling Green, noon
  • Nov. 6 - Toledo at Central Michigan, noon
  • Nov. 13 - Miami at Ohio, noon
  • Nov. 26 - Ohio at Marshall, 11:30 a.m. (FOX Sports Net national broadcast)

Ohio opens at Minnesota on September 4 at 12:10 p.m. (ET) on the Midwest Sports Channel. The schedule features three night games under the lights in Peden Stadium. The home opener against Northern Iowa on Sept. 11 will be televised on the Ohio Sports Network. The Sept. 18 contest at Ohio State will be broadcast regionally on ABC.

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1999 Ohio Football Schedule

Date

Opponent

Time

TV

Sept. 4

at Minnesota

12:10

MSC

Sept. 11

NORTHERN IOWA

7:00

OSN

Sept. 18

at Ohio State

3:30

ABC

Sept. 25

*BUFFALO

7:00

OSN

Oct. 2

*KENT

7:00

 

Oct. 9

*at Akron

3:10

 

Oct. 16

*at Eastern Michigan

6:00

 

Oct. 23

*BOWLING GREEN (Homecoming)

2:00

 

Oct. 30

*at Ball State

1:00

 

Nov. 13

*MIAMI

Noon

MAC

Nov. 26

*at Marshall

11:30 a.m.

FOX/MAC

All Times are EASTERN and subject to change. Home Games are in CAPS. * Conference game.

OSN - Ohio Sports Network; MSC - Midwest Sports Channel; ABC - ABC regional broadcast; FOX - FOX Sports National Broadcast; MAC - Mid-American Conference package