CAA Football Announces 2013 TV Schedule

RICHMOND, Va.  -- Announced Monday by the league office, the University at Albany football program will take on Rhode Island and Delaware in front of NBC Sports Regional Network cameras as part of the Colonial Athletic Association’s television schedule.

The Great Danes’ NBC Sports Regional Network game on September 14th at 7:00 p.m. will feature a plethora of firsts for the program, including the inaugural game at Bob Ford Field – UAlbany’s brand new 8,500 seat stadium. The Danes will also kick off their first CAA contest as a member of the league, facing Rhode Island for the first time in program history. To purchase season tickets click here. Individual game tickets go on sale August 1st.

Also on NBC Sports Regional Networks, UAlbany will clash with the Blue Hens at Delaware Stadium October 12th starting at noon. The meeting will mark the program’s third against Delaware, as the series is tied, 1-1.

CAA Football enters its second year of a five-year broadcast agreement with the NBC Sports Network this fall. The network is the 24/7 cable platform for NBC Sports and is available in nearly 80 million homes. NBC Sports is also now live streaming NBC Sports Network’s live-event coverage to digital, mobile and tablet users via its NBC Sports Live Extra platform.

NBC Sports Regional Networks, part of the NBC Sports Group, consist of 13 regional networks that deliver more than 2,400 live sporting events annually, along with breaking news, comprehensive analysis, digital content and original programming, to more than 50 million homes. The NBC Sports Regional Networks are: Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, Comcast SportsNet California, Comcast SportsNet Chicago, Comcast SportsNet Houston, Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic, Comcast SportsNet New England, NECN, Comcast SportsNet Northwest, The Comcast Network, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, CSS and SNY.

Throughout the 2013 season, every game televised on NBC Sports Regional Networks will also be simulcast digitally to out-of-market areas for free on CAA.TV. A select number of these specific games may also be featured in high definition and available live for free on the CAA iPad app. Digital broadcasts will be blacked out in areas where the telecast is available via fans’ cable provider. A free login will be required to view the games both via CAA.TV on a computer or using the CAA's iPad app. More information on the CAA.TV login requirement will be available closer to the season and promoted via CAA Football’s online presence.

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