SWAC announces Fall 2021 ESPN football TV schedule

By Kevin Kelley -

The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) has announced their Fall 2021 football TV schedule on the ESPN networks, which features 39 games set for broadcast.

SWAC football action on the ESPN networks kicks off on Saturday, Aug. 28 with Alcorn State taking on North Carolina Central in the MEAC/SWAC Challenge Kickoff live on ESPN.

Three regular-season SWAC contests were moved to Thursdays and are slated for broadcast on ESPNU — Alabama A&M at Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 16), Alcorn State at Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Sept. 23), and Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Prairie View A&M (Sept. 30).

The Cricket Wireless SWAC Championship on Saturday, Dec. 4 will be televised by ESPNU.

Below is the SWAC football TV schedule on the ESPN networks for the fall 2021 season. Most kickoff times will be announced at a later date.

SWAC Fall 2021 ESPN football TV schedule

* All times Eastern.

Saturday, Aug. 28
Alcorn State vs. North Carolina Central – ESPN

Saturday, Sept. 4
Southern at Troy – ESPN3
Bethune-Cookman at UTEP – ESPN3
Prairie View A&M at Texas Southern – ESPN networks

Sunday, Sept. 5
Jackson State vs. Florida A&M – ESPN2

Saturday, Sept. 11
Bethune-Cookman at UCF – ESPN+
Grambling State at Southern Miss – ESPN3
Alabama State at Auburn – SECN
Texas Southern at Baylor – Big 12 Now on ESPN+
Tennessee State vs. Jackson State – ESPN networks*

Thursday, Sept. 16
Alabama A&M at Bethune-Cookman – ESPNU

Saturday, Sept. 18
Grambling State at Houston – ESPN+
Florida A&M at South Florida – ESPN+
Jackson State at Louisiana-Monroe – ESPN3
Alcorn State at South Alabama – ESPN3

Thursday, Sept. 23
Alcorn State at Arkansas-Pine Bluff – ESPNU

Saturday, Sept. 25
Bethune-Cookman at Alabama State – ESPN networks

Sunday, Sept. 26
Southern vs. Mississippi Valley State – ESPN networks

Thursday, Sept. 30
Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Prairie View A&M – ESPNU

Saturday, Oct. 2
Alabama A&M at Grambling State – ESPN networks

Saturday, Oct. 9
Jackson State at Alabama A&M – ESPN networks
Grambling State at Alcorn State – ESPN networks

Saturday, Oct. 16
Florida A&M at Alabama A&M – ESPN networks
Southern at Arkansas-Pine Bluff – ESPN networks
Alabama State at Jackson State – ESPN networks

Saturday, Oct. 23
Bethune-Cookman at Jackson State – ESPN networks
Prairie View A&M at Southern – ESPN networks

Saturday, Oct. 30
Alabama A&M vs. Alabama State – ESPN networks*
Grambling State at Florida A&M – ESPN networks
Alcorn State at Southern – ESPN networks

Saturday, Nov. 6
Florida A&M at Southern – ESPN networks
Grambling State at Arkansas-Pine Bluff – ESPN networks

Saturday, Nov. 13
Jackson State at Southern – ESPN networks*
Alabama A&M at Texas Southern – ESPN networks

Saturday, Nov. 20
Bethune-Cookman vs. Florida A&M – ESPN networks
Alcorn State at Jackson State – ESPN networks

Saturday, Nov. 27
Mississippi Valley State at Prairie View A&M – ESPN networks

Saturday, Dec. 4
SWAC Football Championship – ESPNU

Saturday, Dec. 18
Celebration Bowl – ABC

*Indicates game will also be shown tape delayed on ESPNU

SWAC Football Schedule

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