Air Force’s season opening football game vs. Stony Brook in Falcon Stadium will kick at Noon MT and be broadcast live exclusively on Facebook, a social media platform with more than 1.3 billion daily active users.
The game is part of a seven-game package announced by the Mountain West. The seven-game package features four nonconference contests and three conference showdowns. In 2017, six MW football games that aired on Facebook reached more than 17 million fans, led by Utah State at Wyoming on Oct. 14, which reached 4.6 million fans.
The complete listing of the contests that will be streamed live on Facebook are as follows:
DATE GAME TIME
Saturday, Sept. 1 Stony Brook at Air Force Noon MT
Saturday, Sept. 1 Idaho at Fresno State 7 p.m. PT
Saturday, Sept. 8 New Mexico State at Utah State 6 p.m. MT
Thursday, Sept. 13 Tennessee Tech at Utah State 6 p.m. MT
Saturday, Oct. 13 UNLV at Utah State* 2 p.m. MT
Saturday, Oct. 27 New Mexico at Utah State* 2 p.m. MT
Saturday, Nov. 10 San José State at Utah State* 2 p.m. MT
**All dates and times are subject to change.
For the third consecutive year, the Mountain West will be heavily featured in the opening day of the college football season as two of the four games scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 25 will feature a MW institution. Hawai‘i travels to Colorado State for a 5:30 p.m. MT kick off on CBS Sports Network, while Wyoming plays at New Mexico State (6 p.m. MT).