Sun Belt early season 2019 football TV schedule announced

By Kevin Kelley -

The Sun Belt early season 2019 football TV schedule has been announced, and it features games on the ESPN networks.

The Texas State Bobcats will be the first Sun Belt Conference member in action in 2019 when they travel to play the Texas A&M Aggies. The game, which was previously announced, is set for 8:30pm ET on the SEC Network.

The remaining nine Sun Belt teams kick off their 2019 season on Saturday, Aug. 31, beginning with Louisiana taking on Mississippi State at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in New Orleans (Noon ET, ESPNU). South Alabama also travel to play Nebraska at noon on ESPN.

The first Sun Belt Conference matchup is slated for Saturday, Sept. 21, when Texas State hosts Georgia State.

The 2019 Sun Belt Championship Game is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 7 at the home stadium of the division winner with the best conference record. The game will be televised at noon ET on ESPN or ESPN2.

The Sun Belt Conference has also announced the time and television for seven mid-week games in October and November.

Listed below are the Sun Belt games that have been selected for television as of May 31. Remaining game times and TV coverage will be announced 6-12 days prior to the date of the game.

Sun Belt Early Season 2019 Football TV Schedule

*All times Eastern.

Thursday, Aug. 29
Texas State at Texas A&M – 8:30pm, SECN

Saturday, Aug. 31
Mississippi St. vs. Louisiana (New Orleans) – Noon, ESPNU
South Alabama at Nebraska – Noon, ESPN
Eastern Michigan at Coastal Carolina – 3:30pm, ESPN+
ETSU at Appalachian State – 3:30pm, ESPN+
Georgia State at Tennessee – 3:30pm, ESPNU
Campbell at Troy – 6:00pm, ESPN+
SMU at Arkansas State – 7:00pm, ESPN+
Georgia Southern at LSU – 7:30pm, ESPNU
Grambling at ULM – 7:00pm, ESPN3

Saturday, Sept. 7
Charlotte at Appalachian State – 3:30pm, ESPN+
ULM at Florida State – 5:00pm, ACCN
Maine at Georgia Southern – 6:00pm, ESPN+
Coastal Carolina at Kansas – 7:00pm, ESPN+
Furman at Georgia State – 7:00pm, ESPN+
Jackson State at South Alabama – 7:00pm, ESPN+
Wyoming at Texas State – 7:00pm, ESPN+
Liberty at Louisiana – 7:30pm, ESPN+
Arkansas State at UNLV – TBA

Saturday, Sept. 14
Arkansas State at Georgia – Noon, ESPN or ESPN2
Norfolk State at Coastal Carolina – 2:00pm, ESPN3
Georgia Southern at Minnesota – 3:30pm, BTN
Memphis at South Alabama – 3:30pm, ESPNU
Southern Miss at Troy – 6:00pm, ESPN+
Georgia State at Western Michigan – 7:00pm, ESPN+
Texas State at SMU – 7:00pm, ESPN3
Texas Southern at Louisiana – 7:30pm, ESPN3

Saturday, Sept. 21
South Alabama at UAB – 3:30pm, NFLN

Thursday, Oct. 3
Georgia Southern at South Alabama – 7:30pm, ESPNU

Wednesday, Oct. 9
Appalachian State at Louisiana – 7:00pm, ESPN2

Thursday, Oct. 10
ULM at Texas State – 8:16:00pm, ESPNU

Wednesday, Oct. 16
South Alabama at Troy – 7:00pm, ESPN2

Thursday, Oct. 17
Louisiana at Arkansas State – 7:30pm, ESPNU

Thursday, Oct. 31
Georgia Southern at Appalachian State – 7:00pm, ESPNU

Thursday, Nov. 7
Louisiana at Coastal Carolina – 7:30pm, ESPNU

Saturday, Dec. 7
Sun Belt Championship Game – Noon, ESPN or ESPN2

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