CBS Sports Network sets 2021 college football TV schedule

By Kevin Kelley -

CBS Sports Network has announced it’s 2021 college football TV schedule, and it includes 70 games set for broadcast.

The schedule kicks off in Week Zero on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021 with UConn at Fresno State (Time TBA) and Southern Utah at San Jose State (10:00pm ET).

Several games this fall were moved up to weeknight broadcasts on CBSSN. Below are those contests:

  • North Dakota at Utah St. (Fri., Sept. 10)
  • MTSU at Charlotte (Fri., Sept. 24)
  • UNLV at Fresno St. (Fri., Sept. 24)
  • Charlotte at FIU (Fri., Oct. 8)
  • Marshall at North Texas (Fri., Oct. 15)
  • San Diego St. at San Jose St. (Fri., Oct. 15)
  • FAU at Charlotte (Thurs., Oct. 21)
  • Middle Tennessee at UConn (Fri., Oct. 22)
  • Colorado St. at Utah St. (Fri., Oct. 22)
  • UNLV at Nevada (Fri., Oct. 29)
  • Southern Miss at LA Tech (Fri., Nov. 19)
  • UNLV at Air Force (Fri., Nov. 26)

CBS Sports Network will again serve as the home of Service Academy football. The network will televise six Army games, four Navy games, and four Air Force games.

The 2021 Conference USA Football Championship Game on Saturday, Dec. 4 will be televised by CBS Sports Network at a time to be announced. This will be the fifth consecutive season that CBSSN has televised the C-USA football championship game.

Below are the CBSSN TV selections as of May 27:

2021 CBSSN Football TV Schedule

*All times Eastern.

Saturday, Aug. 28
UConn at Fresno State – TBD
Southern Utah at San Jose State – 10:00pm

Friday, Sept. 3
Duke at Charlotte – 7:00pm

Saturday, Sept. 4
Holy Cross at UConn – 12:00pm
Marshall at Navy – 3:30pm
MAC TBD – 7:00pm
New Mexico State at San Diego State – 10:30pm

Friday, Sept. 10
North Dakota at Utah State – 9:00pm

Saturday, Sept. 11
WKU at Army – 11:30am
Purdue at UConn – 3:00pm
Houston at Rice – 6:30pm
Vanderbilt at Colorado State – 10:00pm

Saturday, Sept. 18
UConn at Army – 12:00pm
SMU at LA Tech – 3:30pm
Utah at San Diego State – 7:00pm
Iowa State at UNLV – 10:30pm

Friday, Sept. 24
Middle Tennessee at Charlotte – 6:30pm
UNLV at Fresno State – 10:00pm

Saturday, Sept. 25
Miami (OH) at Army – 12:00pm
Wyoming at UConn – 3:30pm
Indiana at WKU – 8:00pm

Friday, Oct. 1
BYU at Utah State – 9:00pm

Saturday, Oct. 2
MAC TBD – 12:00pm
UCF at Navy – 3:30pm
Liberty at UAB – 7:00pm
Fresno State at Hawaii – 11:00pm

Friday, Oct. 8
Charlotte at FIU – 7:00pm

Saturday, Oct. 9
MAC TBD – 12:00pm
SMU at Navy – 3:30pm
Wyoming at Air Force – 7:00pm
New Mexico State at Nevada – 10:30pm

Friday, Oct. 15
Marshall at North Texas – 7:00pm
San Diego State at San Jose State – 10:30pm

Saturday, Oct. 16
Yale at UConn – 12:00pm
MAC TBD – 3:30pm
Utah State at UNLV – 7:00pm
Hawaii at Nevada – 10:30pm

Thursday, Oct. 21
FAU at Charlotte – 7:30pm

Friday, Oct. 22
Middle Tennessee at UConn – 6:00pm
Colorado State at Utah State – 9:30pm

Saturday, Oct. 23
Wake Forest at Army – 12:00pm
MAC TBD – 3:30pm
San Diego State at Air Force – 7:00pm
San Jose State at UNLV – 10:30pm

Friday, Oct. 29
UNLV at Nevada – 10:00pm

Saturday, Oct. 30
MAC TBD – 12:00pm
LA Tech at Old Dominion – 3:30pm
Boise State at Colorado State – 7:00pm
Fresno State at San Diego State – 10:30pm

Tuesday, Nov. 2
MAC TBD – 7:00pm

Saturday, Nov. 6
LA Tech at UAB – 12:00pm
Colorado State at Wyoming – 3:30pm
Boise State at Fresno State – 7:00pm

Tuesday, Nov. 9
MAC TBD – 7:00pm

Wednesday, Nov. 10
MAC TBD – 7:00pm

Saturday, Nov. 13
Bucknell at Army – 12:00pm
UAB at Marshall – 3:30pm
Air Force at Colorado State – 7:00pm
Nevada at San Diego State – 10:30pm

Friday, Nov. 19
Southern Miss at LA Tech – 8:00pm

Saturday, Nov. 20
UMass at Army – 12:00pm
ECU at Navy – 3:30pm
Wyoming at Utah State – 7:00pm
San Diego State at UNLV – 10:30pm

Friday, Nov. 26
MAC TBD – 12:00pm
UNLV at Air Force – 3:30pm

Saturday, Nov. 27
Houston at UConn – 12:00pm
WKU at Marshall – 3:30pm
Nevada at Colorado State – 9:00pm

Saturday, Dec. 4
Conference USA Championship – TBD

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Beginning in 2022, The CW should air a Saturday DH – C-USA at noon, MWC at 3:30. Occasionally at night, the CW can air a home game of Army, Navy, or UConn if it is against a power 5 foe (except Navy’s home games against Notre Dame).