American early season 2019 football TV schedule announced

By Kevin Kelley -

The American Athletic Conference early season 2019 football TV schedule has been announced, which includes 30 games on the ESPN, FOX, and CBS networks.

The schedule kicks off in week one on Thursday, Aug. 29 with four American teams taking on non-conference opponents. Cincinnati hosts UCLA, UConn hosts Wagner, UCF hosts Florida A&M, and Tulane hosts Florida International.

Two American Athletic Conference teams kick off their season on Friday, Aug. 30 (Tulsa and USF), while the remaining members begin on Saturday, Aug. 31 (UCF, East Carolina, Temple, Navy, Memphis, and SMU).

On Sunday, Sept. 1, the Houston Cougars host the Oklahoma Sooners at NRG Stadium. The game, which was previously announced, will be televised by ABC at 7:30pm ET.

The American has also announced 14 game times and television for matchups from Sept. 19 through Nov. 29.

The 2019 American Athletic Conference Championship on Saturday, Dec. 7 will be televised by ABC at 3:30pm ET.

Listed below are the American games that have been selected for television as of May 31. The remaining American controlled games will be announced 6-12 days prior to the date of the game.

American Early Season 2019 Football TV Schedule

*All times Eastern.

Thursday, Aug. 29
UCLA at Cincinnati – 7pm, ESPN
Wagner at UConn – 7pm, ESPN3
Florida A&M at UCF – 7:30pm, CBSSN
FIU at Tulane – 8pm, ESPN3

Friday, Aug. 30
Tulsa at Michigan State – 7pm, FS1
Wisconsin at USF – 7pm, ESPN

Saturday, Aug. 31
ECU at NC State – Noon, ACCN
Ole Miss at Memphis – Noon, ABC
Bucknell at Temple – 3pm, ESPN3
Holy Cross at Navy – 3:30pm, CBSSN
SMU at Arkansas State – 7pm, ESPN+

Sunday, Sept. 1
Houston at Oklahoma – 7:30pm, ABC

Saturday, Sept. 7
Cincinnati at Ohio State – Noon, ABC
USF at Georgia Tech – 2pm, ACCN
Illinois at UConn – 3:30pm, CBSSN
Gardner-Webb at ECU – 6pm, ESPN3
North Texas at SMU – 7pm, ESPN3
UCF at Florida Atlantic – 7pm, CBSSN
Tulane at Auburn – 7:30pm, ESPN2
Prairie View A&M at Houston – 8pm, ESPN3
Southern at Memphis – TBA
Tulsa at San Jose State – TBA

Friday, Sept. 13
Washington State vs. Houston – 9:15pm, ESPN

Saturday, Sept. 14
Maryland at Temple – Noon – CBSSN
Miami (Ohio) at Cincinnati – Noon – ESPNU
ECU at Navy – 3:30pm, CBSSN
Memphis at South Alabama – 3:30pm, ESPNU
Oklahoma St. at Tulsa – 3:30pm, ABC/ESPN/2
Stanford at UCF – 3:30pm, ABC/ESPN/2
South Carolina State at USF – 6pm, ESPN3
Texas State at SMU – 7pm, ESPN3
Missouri State at Tulane – 8pm, ESPN3

Thursday, Sept. 19
Houston at Tulane – 8pm, ESPN

Thursday, Sept. 26
Navy at Memphis – 8pm, ESPN

Thursday, Oct. 3
Temple at ECU – 8pm, ESPN

Friday, Oct. 4
UCF at Cincinnati – 8pm, ESPN

Saturday, Oct. 5
Tulane at Army – Noon – CBSSN
Air Force at Navy – 3:30pm, CBSSN

Saturday, Oct. 19
USF at Navy – 3:30pm, CBSSN

Thursday, Oct. 24
SMU at Houston – 7:30pm, ESPN

Saturday, Oct. 26
Tulane at Navy – 3:30pm, CBSSN

Friday, Nov. 1
Navy at UConn – 8pm, ESPN2

Thursday, Nov. 7
Temple at USF – 8pm, ESPN

Friday, Nov. 8
UCF at Tulsa – 7pm, ESPN2

Saturday, Nov. 16
Navy at Notre Dame – 2:30pm, NBC

Saturday, Nov. 23
SMU at Navy – 3:30pm, CBSSN

Friday, Nov. 29
Cincinnati at Memphis – TBD – ABC or ESPN

Saturday, Dec. 7
American Athletic Conference Championship – 3:30pm, ABC

Saturday, Dec. 14
Army vs. Navy – 3pm, CBS

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