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MAC Announces Game Times, Broadcast Info For Eight Ohio Football Games

MAC Announces Game Times, Broadcast Info For Eight Ohio Football Games

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CLEVELAND -- The Mid-American Conference announced game times and broadcast information for eight games on the Ohio football team's 2019 schedule today.

The announcement included games on Saturday, Aug. 31 vs. Rhode Island (2 p.m. ET; ESPN+); Saturday, Sept. 14 at Marshall (6:30 p.m. ET; Facebook); Saturday, Oct. 5 at Buffalo (3:30 p.m. ET; 12-day television rights selection); Saturday, Oct. 12 vs. Northern Illinois (3:30 p.m. ET; 12-day television rights selection); Wednesday, Nov. 6 vs. Miami (7:30 or 8 p.m. ET; ESPN2); Tuesday, Nov. 12 vs. Western Michigan (7:30 or 8 p.m. ET; ESPN 2/ESPNU); Tuesday, Nov. 19 at Bowling Green (7:30 p.m. ET; ESPN2/ESPNU); and Tuesday Nov. 26 at Akron (7 p.m. ET; ESPNU/ESPN+). 

On May 15, it was announced that Ohio's matchup at Pittsburgh on Saturday, Sept. 7 will kick off at 11 a.m. ET from Heinz Field and will be televised on ACC Network. 

Game time and broadcast information for Ohio's games on Sept. 21 vs. Louisiana, Oct. 19 vs. Kent State and Oct. 26 at Ball State will be announced on later dates.

2019 OHIO FOOTBALL SCHEDULE

Saturday, Aug. 31: vs. Rhode Island (Peden Stadium; Athens, Ohio)
Band Day 
Game Time: 
2 p.m. ET
Broadcast Info: ESPN+ 

Saturday, Sept. 7: at Pitt (Heinz Field; Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Game Time: 11 a.m. ET
Broadcast Info: ACC Network

Saturday, Sept. 14: at Marshall (Joan C. Edwards Stadium; Huntington, W. Va.)
Battle for the Bell
Game Time: 6:30 p.m. ET
Broadcast Info: Facebook 

Saturday, Sept. 21: vs. Louisiana (Peden Stadium; Athens, Ohio)
Parents Weekend
Game Time: 
TBD
Broadcast Info: TBD

Saturday, Oct. 5: at Buffalo (UB Stadium; Amherst, N.Y.)
Game Time: 3:30 p.m. ET
Broadcast Info: 12-day TV rights selection 

Saturday, Oct. 12: vs. Northern Illinois (Peden Stadium; Athens, Ohio)
Homecoming
Game Time: 3:30 p.m. ET
Broadcast Info: 12-day TV rights selection 

Saturday, Oct. 19: vs. Kent State (Peden Stadium; Athens, Ohio)
Touchdowns For Teachers
Game Time: TBD
Broadcast Info: TBD 

Saturday, Oct. 26: at Ball State (Scheumann Stadium; Muncie, Ind.)
Game Time: TBD
Broadcast Info: TBD 

Wednesday, Nov. 6: vs. Miami (Peden Stadium; Athens, Ohio)
Battle of the Bricks
150th Anniversary of College Football Celebration
Let's Make History! First-Ever Sellout of MAC Midweek Game
Game Time: 7:30 or 8 p.m. ET
Broadcast Info: ESPN2 

Tuesday, Nov. 12: vs. Western Michigan (Peden Stadium; Athens, Ohio)
Senior Night
Game Time: 7:30 or 8 p.m. ET
Broadcast Info: ESPN2/ESPNU 

Tuesday, Nov. 19: at Bowling Green (Doyt Perry Stadium; Bowling Green, Ohio)
Game Time: 7:30 p.m. ET
Broadcast Info: ESPN2/ESPNU 

Tuesday, Nov. 26: at Akron (InfoCision Stadium; Akron, Ohio)
Game Time: 7 p.m. ET
Broadcast Info: ESPNU/ESPN+

The regular season will conclude with the 23rd Marathon MAC Football Championship game on Saturday, Dec. 7 at Noon ET (ESPN or ESPN2) from Ford Field in Detroit. This will mark the 16th Marathon MAC Football Championship game at Ford Field, home of the Detroit Lions, Super Bowl XL and the 2009 NCAA Men's Final Four.  

Over the last 14 years under the leadership of head coach Frank Solich, Ohio has recorded 106 wins, captured four Mid-American Conference East Division titles, appeared in 10 bowl games and tallied four bowl victories. The Bobcats recorded their second-straight nine-win season in 2018, capping the year off with a 27-0 shutout of San Diego State in the 2018 DXL Frisco Bowl to record their second-straight bowl win. Ohio is set to return three All-MAC selections from the 2018 squad, including senior quarterback Nathan Rourke (Oakville, Ontario, Canada), redshirt senior defensive back Javon Hagan (Jacksonville, Fla.) and redshirt senior punter Michael Farkas (Mishawaka, Ind.).

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