June 15, 2011
ATHENS, Ohio - Ohio Athletics announced game times for its 2011 football schedule on Wednesday.
The Bobcats will begin the home slate with 7 p.m. ET kickoffs against Gardner-Webb (Sept. 10) and Marshall (Sept. 17, ESPN3.com). Ohio's Parents' Weekend home date with Kent State (Oct. 1) will begin at 2 p.m. ET and the Ball State affair (Oct. 15) will start at 3:30 p.m. ET and be televised on SportsTime Ohio (STO). The Bobcats' Nov. 2 date with Temple will start at 8 p.m. ET and be carried nationally on ESPN2, while the regular season finale against Miami on Nov. 22 will begin at 7 p.m. ET and will also be seen on ESPN2.
Five of Ohio's six road times have also been set. The Bobcats will face New Mexico State at 8 p.m. ET (6 p.m. MT) on Sept. 3, Buffalo at 3:30 p.m. ET on Oct. 8 and Akron at 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 22 in a game that will also be shown on STO. The game at Central Michigan on Nov. 10 has been scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET and will be shown nationally on ESPNU. The Bowling Green contest has been set for an 8 p.m. start (ESPN2 or ESPNU Multiple Game Selection Date) on Nov. 16, while the game time for Rutgers (Sept. 24) has not yet been determined.
Season tickets for the 2011 football season are currently on sale. Great ticket deals are available, including the Bobcat Family Package, where fans can buy two adult and two youth (ages 3-18) season tickets for only $99. Three-month payment plans (August through October) give fans an easy and more convenient way to purchase season ticket packages for as low as $29 per month. To purchase season tickets, call the Ohio Athletics Ticket Office at 800-575-CATS (2287).
3 at New Mexico State, 8 p.m. ET/6 p.m. MT
10 GARDNER-WEBB, 7 p.m. ET
17 MARSHALL, 7 p.m. ET (ESPN3.com)
24 at Rutgers, TBA
1 KENT STATE (Parents' Weekend), 2 p.m. ET
8 at Buffalo, 3:30 p.m. ET
15 BALL STATE (Homecoming), 3:30 p.m. ET (STO)
22 at Akron, 3:30 p.m. ET (STO)
2 TEMPLE, 8 p.m. ET (ESPN2)
10 at Central Michigan, 7:30 p.m. ET (ESPNU)
16 at Bowling Green, 8 p.m. ET (ESPN2/ESPNU) #
22 MIAMI, 7 p.m. ET (ESPN2)
#ESPN Multiple-Game Selection Date (an ESPN weekday multiple-game selection date will be announced 12 days prior to the listed date. One (1) game will be selected by each ESPN service listed).