American announces additional 2020 football TV schedule updates

By Kevin Kelley -

The American Athletic Conference has announced additional 2020 football TV schedule updates, which includes 18 games on the ESPN, FOX, and CBS networks.

The SMU Mustangs were previously scheduled to play at the TCU Horned Frogs on Saturday, Sept. 12, but the game has been moved up one day to Friday, Sept. 11 and it will be televised by FS1 at 9:00pm ET.

Last week, the American announced that six games had changed dates:

  • Houston at Memphis will be played Friday, Sept. 18 (originally scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 19)
  • UCF at East Carolina will be played Saturday, Sept. 26 (originally scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 24)
  • Memphis at SMU will be played Saturday, Oct. 3 (originally scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 1)
  • SMU at Tulane will be played Friday, Oct. 16 (originally scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 17)
  • UCF at Memphis will be played Saturday, Oct. 17 (originally scheduled for Friday, Oct. 16)
  • East Carolina at Cincinnati will be played Saturday, Nov. 14 (originally scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 12)

Listed below are the American games that were announced today, Sept. 1. The remaining American controlled games will be announced 6-12 days prior to the date of the game.

American Early Season 2020 Football TV Schedule

*All times Eastern.

Friday, Sept. 11
SMU at TCU – 9pm, FS1

Saturday, Sept. 12
The Citadel at USF – 1pm, ESPN+
Tulsa at Oklahoma St. – 7:30pm, ESPN or ESPNU
Tulane at South Alabama – 7:30pm, ESPN2

Friday, Sept. 18
Houston at Memphis – 7:30pm, ESPN

Saturday, Sept. 19
Austin Peay at Cincinnati – Noon, ESPN
Navy at Tulane – Noon, ABC
USF at Notre Dame – 2:30pm, USA
UCF at Georgia Tech – 3:30pm, ESPN

Thursday, Oct. 8
Tulane at Houston – 7:30pm, ESPN

Friday, Oct. 16
SMU at Tulane – 7:30pm, ESPN2

Friday, Oct. 23
Tulsa at USF – 7:30pm, ESPN

Saturday, Oct. 24
Houston at Navy – Time TBA, CBSSN

Thursday, Nov. 5
SMU at Temple – 7:30pm, ESPN

Saturday, Nov. 7
Tulsa at Navy – Time TBA, CBSSN

Saturday, Nov. 14
Memphis at Navy – Time TBA, ESPN network

Friday, Nov. 27
UCF at USF – Time TBA, ESPN network
Memphis at Tulane – Time TBA, ESPN network

Football Schedules

Comment (1)

Huge for the AAC to get on ABC this early they don’t get many of those outside of the conference championship game