SWAC announces 2023 ESPN football TV schedule

By Kevin Kelley -

The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) has announced their 2023 football TV schedule on the ESPN networks, which features 34 games set for broadcast.

SWAC football action on the ESPN networks kicks off in Week Zero on Saturday, Aug. 26 with Jackson State taking on South Carolina State in the 2023 MEAC/SWAC Challenge live on ABC. Kickoff is slated for 7:30pm ET/6:30pm CT.

Three regular-season SWAC contests were previously moved to Thursday or Friday and are slated for broadcast on ESPNU or ESPN+ — UAPB at Alabama A&M (Thursday, Sept. 21), MVSU at Bethune-Cookman (Thursday, Nov. 2), and Grambling at UAPB (Friday, Nov. 10).

The Cricket Wireless SWAC Championship on Saturday, Dec. 2 will be televised by ESPN2 at 4:00pm ET / 3:00pm CT.

Below is the SWAC football TV schedule on the ESPN networks for the 2023 season. Most kickoff times will be announced at a later date.

SWAC 2023 ESPN football TV schedule

All times Eastern.

Saturday, Aug. 26
SC State vs. Jackson State – 7:30pm, ABC

Saturday, Sept. 2
Southern at Alabama State – 6pm, ESPN+
PVAMU at Texas Southern – 8pm, ESPN+

Sunday, Sept. 3
Jackson State vs. Florida A&M – 3pm, ESPN

Saturday, Sept. 9
Jackson State at Southern – 7pm, *ESPN+

Saturday, Sept. 16
Florida Memorial at Grambling – 3pm, ESPN+
Alabama A&M at Southern – 7pm, ESPN+

Thursday, Sept. 21
UAPB at Alabama A&M – 7:30pm, ESPNU

Saturday, Sept. 23
Bethune-Cookman at Jackson State – 3pm, ESPN+
Alabama State at Florida A&M – 6pm, ESPN+

Saturday, Sept. 30
Grambling vs. PVAMU – 7pm, ESPN+

Saturday, Oct. 7
Grambling at Alcorn State – 3:30pm, TBD
Alabama A&M vs. Jackson State – 4pm, TBD
Florida A&M at Southern – 7pm, TBD

Saturday, Oct. 14
Alabama State at Jackson State – 3pm, ESPN+
Alabama A&M at Grambling – 3pm, ESPN+

Saturday, Oct. 21
Jackson State at MVSU – 5pm, ESPN+
Florida A&M at Texas Southern – 8pm, ESPN+

Saturday, Oct. 28
Jackson State at UAPB – 3pm, TBD
Alabama A&M vs. Alabama State – 3:30pm, ESPN+
PVAMU at Florida A&M – 4pm, TBD

Thursday, Nov. 2
MVSU at Bethune-Cookman – 7:30pm, ESPNU

Saturday, Nov. 4
Florida A&M at Alabama A&M – 2pm, ESPN+
Southern at Alcorn State – 3pm, ESPN+
Texas Southern at Jackson State – 3pm, ESPN+

Friday, Nov. 10
Grambling at UAPB – 9pm, ESPNU

Saturday, Nov. 11
Alcorn State at Texas Southern – 3pm, ESPN+
PVAMU at Southern – 3pm, ESPN+

Saturday, Nov. 18
Alabama State at PVAMU – 3pm, ESPN+
Alcorn State at Jackson State – 3pm, ESPN+
Bethune-Cookman vs. Florida A&M – 3:30pm, TBD

Thursday, Nov. 23
Tuskegee at Alabama State – 3pm, ESPN+

Saturday, Dec. 2
Cricket SWAC Football Championship – 4pm, ESPN2

Saturday, Dec. 16
Cricket Celebration Bowl – 12pm, ABC

SWAC Football Schedule

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