PROVO — ESPN today announced the BYU vs. Hawaii football game on Dec. 3, 2011, at Aloha Stadium will be televised nationally on ESPN2. Kickoff is set for 5:30 p.m. MT.
In addition, the two universities have signed a long-term contract that could include as many as nine additional football games through 2020. Details will be announced as future schedules are finalized.
BYU and Hawaii have enjoyed a rivalry that dates back to Dec. 10, 1930, when the Rainbow Warriors defeated the Cougars 49-13 in Honolulu. Over the years the two universities have played 27 times, with BYU holding a 19-8 advantage. The last time the schools met, the Cougars won 35-32 in Provo on Sept. 6, 2002.
To date, ESPN has announced television plans for seven BYU football games on the 2011 schedule — four games on ESPN and three on ESPN2. Broadcast plans for BYU's remaining games will be announced at a later date. Listed below are the games that have been scheduled thus far for broadcast.
Date Opponent Time Broadcast
Sept. 3 at Ole Miss 3:45 p.m. CT ESPN
Sept 10 at Texas 6 p.m. CT ESPN2
Sept. 17 Utah 7:15 p.m. MT ESPN2
Sept. 23 UCF 6 p.m. MT ESPN
Sept. 30 Utah State 6 p.m. MT ESPN
Oct. 28 vs. TCU 7 p.m. CT ESPN
Dec. 3 at Hawai'i 2:30 p.m. HT ESPN2