COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Mountain West, in partnership with CBS Sports and Fox Sports, announced today the television slate for the 2023 football season. Fresno State learned that Saturdays are again for the 'Dogs with each of the six home games not moving away from Saturday dates.
The Bulldogs learned a select group of kickoff times and TV designations for games this coming fall. Fresno State will play four games on CBS Sports Network, six on a Fox Sports Network platform, and one on the Big Ten Network. Fresno State's Sept. 9 home opener against Eastern Washington is the only contest not selected for a television broadcast as of Wednesday's announcement.
Just one game in the 2023 season will be played on a non-Saturday game day as the Bulldogs' October contest at Utah State has been moved to Friday, Oct. 13.
Fresno State's season opener at Purdue will kickoff at 9 a.m. PT on the Big Ten Network.
Bulldogs on Fox Sports
The following Fresno State football games will be broadcast on a Fox Sports network:
Saturday, Sept. 16 at Arizona State - 7:30 p.m. PT on FS1
Saturday, Sept. 30 vs. Nevada - TBD, FOX, FS1or FS2
Saturday, Oct. 7 at Wyoming - TBD, FOX, FS1 or FS2
Saturday, Oct. 28 vs. UNLV - TBD, FOX, FS1 or FS2
Saturday, Nov. 18 vs. New Mexico - TBD, FOX, FS1 or FS2
Saturday, Nov. 25 at San Diego State TBD, FOX, FS1 or FS2
Network selection and kickoff time for the five games still to be determined will be generally filled 12 days out from kickoff.
Bulldogs on CBS Sports Network
The following Fresno State football games will be broadcast on CBS Sports Network:
Saturday, Sept. 23 vs. Kent State - 7:30 p.m. PT on CBSSN
Friday, Oct. 13 at Utah State - 5:00 p.m. PT on CBSSN
Saturday, Nov. 4 vs Boise State - 7:00 p.m. PT on CBSSN
Saturday, Nov. 11 at San Jose State - 7:30 p.m. PT on CBSSN
This completes the second stage of the 2023 football schedule process and the identification of all non-Saturday games (no additional games will move).
Six of Fresno State's 12 games have set kickoff times.
Fresno State will play all six home games of the season on a Saturday for the first time since the 2018 season.
The Bulldogs will play just one non-Saturday game this season – Friday, Oct. 13 at Utah State.
11 games were selected for a national broadcast, marking the second straight season with 10 or more games selected to a national broadcast.
The 2023 Mountain West Championship will be played Saturday, December 2, on FOX (1 p.m. MT/12 p.m. PT/10 a.m. HT).
Season Ticket Information
Kickoff at Valley Children's Stadium is right around the corner. The 2023 home schedule is highlighted by six home dates, kicking off the home slate against Eastern Washington (Sept. 9) and Kent State (Sept. 23). The Bulldogs' host Mountain West opponents Nevada (Sept. 30), UNLV (Oct. 28), Boise State (Nov. 4) and New Mexico (Nov. 18) in 2023.