The San Jose State Spartans have been featured on national telecasts before, but expect more coverage of SJSU athletics on ESPN and their affiliates this upcoming season. According to a press release from the university, four football games will be televised or streamed online.
The first game -- a battle against conference foe New Mexico state -- will be streamed on ESPN3.com for Spartans nation to see. Kickoff is set for 1pm on Saturday, September 24, as the two teams begin WAC play.
The second game, which will feature a matchup at BYU on October 8, will be aired on the ESPN family of networks, though it has not been announced which channel or website it will appear on. A kickoff time for this game is to-be-determined.
The third game -- a home game against Hawaii on October 14 -- has been announced for prime time on ESPN and will air at 6pm.
The fourth and final game covered by ESPN will be on Senior Day for the Spartans as they welcome in Navy. The contest will air on ESPN3 at 1pm.
"All five home games on television - that's great for our kids. They've worked so hard. That's great for the university. It gets exposure out there for our school and for our students, " said San Jose State football head coach Mike MacIntyre.