Nevada football lands five games on ESPN's family of networks

Kelton Moore
Kelton Moore and the Wolf Pack drew six national television games. (John Byrne/Nevada athletics)

The Mountain West announced its national television package for the upcoming football season and Nevada landed six such games, including five on ESPN's family of networks.

The Wolf Pack's season opener against Purdue has been set for a 6:30 p.m. kickoff on CBS Sports Network at Mackay Stadium. That game will be played on Friday.

The rest of Nevada's national television games are on Saturdays and will air on ESPN's family of networks. They included home games with Hawaii and New Mexico and road games at Utah State, San Diego State and Fresno State. Specific channels and kickoff times for those games have not been set.

In all, the MW placed 44 games on either CBS Sports Network or ESPN, the conference's two main television partners. Additional broadcasts on AT&T SportsNet, Spectrum Sports (Hawaii) and Stadium will be announced at a later date.

Boise State drew the most national television games with 10. Fresno State, Utah State and Colorado State each drew eight. San Diego State and Air Force got seven each. Nevada and Wyoming each landed six. Hawaii got five. San Jose State, UNLV and New Mexico got four each.

Nevada's national TV games

Aug. 30: Purdue at Nevada6:30 p.m. PTCBSSN

Sept. 28: Hawaii at Nevada, ESPN Networks

Oct. 19: Nevada at Utah State, ESPN Networks

Nov. 2: New Mexico at Nevada, ESPN Networks

Nov. 9: Nevada at San Diego State, ESPN Networks

Nov. 23: Nevada at Fresno State, ESPN Networks

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