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Gazette Premium Content With addition of opener, every Air Force football game to be on TV

By Brent Briggeman Published: July 17, 2013

For only the second time, every game on the Air Force football schedule will be televised.

The Falcons' Aug. 31 season opener against Colgate was picked up Wednesday by Root Sports, meaning the rights to each game have been claimed.

The only other time in Air Force history that every game was televised occurred in 2011.

Root Sports is in its inaugural year as the regional television partner for the Mountain West. The network reaches 2.5 million households across nine states.

Here is the updated Falcons schedule as it stands:

Sat., Aug. 31 Colgate, 1 p.m., (Root Sports)

Sat., Sept. 7 Utah State, 1:30 p.m. (CBS Sports)

Fri., Sept. 13 at Boise State, 6 p.m. (ESPN)

Sat., Sept. 21 Wyoming, time TBA (ESPN networks)

Sat., Sept. 28 at Nevada, 5:30 p.m. (CBS Sports)

Sat., Oct. 5 at Navy, 9:30 a.m. (CBS or CBS Sports)

Thu., Oct. 10 San Diego State, 7 p.m. (CBS Sports)

Sat., Oct. 26 Notre Dame, 3 p.m. (CBS Sports)

Sat., Nov. 2 Army, time TBA (ESPN networks)

Fri., Nov. 8 at New Mexico, 7 p.m. (ESPNU)

Thu., Nov. 21 UNLV, 7:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

Sat., Nov. 30 at Colorado State, time TBA (ESPN networks)

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