ESPN Channels to Broadcast 5 A-State Football Games

JONESBORO, Ark. - The A-State Red Wolves have been selected for five televised games on ESPN channels in the 2017 season.

When the team plays Miami on Sept. 9, fans will be able to watch it on ESPNU.

The Arkansas State Athletics’ Department made the announcement in a Wednesday news release. Kickoff is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. (CT) at Centennial Bank Stadium.

In addition, the network also announced that A-State’s Sept. 16 in-state matchup with Arkansas-Pine Bluff will air on ESPN3 with a 6 p.m. (CT) kickoff in Jonesboro, while it’s Sept. 23 road game at SMU will also air on ESPN3 and is slated for a 6 p.m. (CT) start at Gerald J. Ford Stadium.

Other announcements from the network included kickoff times for the Red Wolves’ nationally televised games at Georgia Southern and at home against Louisiana. The Oct. 4 Sun Belt Conference road matchup against the Eagles is set to begin at 7 p.m. (CT) and will be broadcast on ESPN2, while Arkansas State’s Oct. 19 clash with the Ragin’ Cajuns in Jonesboro will begin at 6:30 p.m. (CT) on ESPNU.

Every Arkansas State football game has been televised the last four years and entering the 2017 season, 82 of the Red Wolves’ last 91 outings have featured a television broadcast. The 2013 season saw every A-State game televised for the first time in school history.

Season tickets for the Red Wolves’ 2017 football campaign, which includes six home games, are available for purchase. Arkansas State has had 12 consecutive seasons with a winning record at home and has won 30 of its lasts 36 games at Centennial Bank Stadium.

Single game tickets will be available for purchase beginning Aug. 1.

Tickets may be purchased through the A-State Ticket Office, located at the Convocation Center’s lower red entrance, in person, by phone at (870) 972-2781 or online by clicking the “Tickets” link located at the top of the AStateRedWolves.com home page.


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