BYU football: ESPN partnership has been a boon for school, fans

Published: Thursday, Nov. 3 2011 8:26 p.m. MDT

* The four ESPN games have averaged 1.66 million households, up an average of 12 percent from the BYU-Utah State game that ESPN aired last season.

The Oregon State game was the only game not shown live to a national audience, although the replay that evening at 8 p.m. was a national broadcast on BYUtv, which is in more than 60 million homes in North America. The live broadcast of Oregon State game was the highest-rated college football game that weekend in the Salt Lake market. It was the second-highest rated football broadcast of the entire weekend in the SLC market, trailing only the Dallas Cowboys at New England Patriots NFL game on Sunday.

Sources: BYU and ESPNNOTE TO DESIGNER ... THE NOTRE DAME, UTAH AND BOISE STATE SCHEDULES DON'T NEED TO RUN IF YOU RUN OUT OF SPACE

2011 TV SCHEDULES

BYU

OPPONENT TV

at Ole Miss ESPN

at Texas ESPN2

vs. Utah ESPN2

vs. Central Florida ESPN

vs. Utah State ESPN

vs. San Jose State ESPNU

at Oregon State KBYU/ROOT Fox College Sports Pacific

vs. Idaho State BYUtv

vs. TCU ESPN

vs. Idaho ESPN2

vs. New Mexico St. ESPNU

at Hawaii ESPN2

NOTRE DAME

OPPONENT TV

vs. South Florida NBC

at Michigan ESPN

vs. Michigan State NBC

at Pittsburgh ABC

at Purdue ESPN

vs. Air Force NBC

vs. USC NBC

vs. Navy NBC

at Wake Forest ESPN2

vs. Maryland NBC

vs. Boston College NBC

at Stanford ABC/ESPN

UTAH

OPPONENT TV

vs. Montana State KJZZ

at USC Versus

at BYU ESPN2

vs. Washington FSN/ROOT Sports

vs. Arizona State FSN/ROOT Sports

at Pittsburgh ESPNU

at California KJZZ/CSBA

vs. Oregon State KJZZ/ROOT Sports NW

at Arizona FSN Arizona/KJZZ

vs. UCLA KJZZ

vs. Washington St. TBD

vs. Colorado FSN

BOISE STATE

OPPONENT TV

vs. Georgia ESPN

at Toledo ESPN

vs. Tulsa CBSSN

vs. Nevada Versus

at Fresno State ESPN

at Colorado State The Mtn.

vs. Air Force Versus

at UNLV CBS SN

vs. TCU Versus

at San Diego State CBS SN

vs. Wyoming The Mtn.

vs. New Mexico The Mtn.

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