Southland early season 2019 football TV schedule announced

By Kevin Kelley -

The Southland Conference early season 2019 football TV schedule has been announced, and it features games on the ESPN networks, Cox Sports TV, Pluto TV, and Spectrum Sports.

The schedule kicks off on Thursday, August 29 with four contests, beginning with the Central Arkansas Bears traveling to take on the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers. The game will be streamed via ESPN+ at 7:30pm ET/6:30pm CT.

Southland Conference action begins in Week 3 on Saturday, September 14 with the Central Arkansas Bears hosting the Abilene Christian Wildcats at 7:00pm ET/6:00pm CT on ESPN3.

“We are again very pleased to announce an expanded broadcast schedule for Southland football,” league commissioner Tom Burnett said.  “As has been the case in recent years, the 2019 football season will ultimately feature more telecasts of Southland teams than ever before, and we are excited to work with our broadcast partners to provide more action for the fans of our teams.”

Listed below are the Southland Conference games that have been selected for television as of August 13. Remaining game times and TV coverage will be announced 12 days prior to the date of the game.

Southland Early Season 2019 Football TV Schedule

*All times Eastern.

Thursday, Aug. 29
Central Arkansas at WKU – 7:30pm, ESPN+
Northwestern State at UT Martin – 7:30pm, ESPN+
Bethel (Tenn.) at Lamar – 8pm, ESPN3
Jacksonville State at Southeastern Louisiana – 8pm, ESPN+

Saturday, Aug. 31
UIW at UTSA – 6pm, ESPN3
Stephen F. Austin at Baylor – 7pm, ESPN+
Nicholls at Kansas State – 7pm, ESPN+
Southern at McNeese – 7pm, Cox Sports TV/ESPN+
Abilene Christian at North Texas – 7:30pm, ESPN+
Houston Baptist at UTEP – 8pm, ESPN+

Saturday, Sept. 7
Central Arkansas at Austin Peay – 3pm, ESPN+
Mississippi Valley State at Lamar – 7pm, ESPN+
Tarleton State at Stephen F. Austin – 7pm, ESPN3
McNeese at Oklahoma State – 7pm, ESPN+
Texas Southern at UIW – 7pm, ESPN+
Arizona Christian at Abilene Christian – 7pm, ESPN+
Oklahoma Panhandle at Sam Houston State – 7pm, ESPN+

Saturday, Sept. 14
Houston Baptist at South Dakota – 3pm, ESPN+
Southeastern Louisiana at Ole Miss – 4pm, SECN Alt.
Sam Houston State at North Dakota – 5pm, Pluto TV
Lamar at Texas A&M – 7pm, ESPN2/ESPNU
Abilene Christian at Central Arkansas – 7pm, ESPN3
Northwestern State at LSU – 7:30pm, SECN

Saturday, Sept. 21
Nicholls at Stephen F. Austin – 7pm, ESPN+
McNeese at Abilene Christian – 7pm, ESPN+
UIW at Sam Houston State – 7pm, ESPN3
Lamar at Southeastern Louisiana – 8pm, ESPN+
Central Arkansas at Hawaii – 12am, Spectrum Sports

Football Schedules