SWAC Announces 2022 ESPN Football Schedule

By Keisha J Kelley

July 22, 2022



The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced its 2022 SWAC Football ESPN broadcast schedule highlighted by several highly anticipated games slated to be available on ESPN’s linear and digital platforms.

Alabama State will kickoff league coverage during Week Zero on Saturday, August 27th. The Hornets will travel to face the Howard Bison in the 2022 MEAC/SWAC Challenge which is slated to be broadcast live on ESPN at 6:00 p.m. CST.

The schedule of games are also highlighted by several highly anticipated league classics such as the Labor Day Classic featuring Texas Southern at Prairie View A&M, the Magic City Classic featuring Alabama A&M versus Alabama State, the Boombox Classic featuring Southern at Jackson State, the Florida Classic featuring Bethune-Cookman versus Florida A&M.


The 2022 Cricket SWAC Football Championship Game is slated to be shown live on ESPN2 on Saturday, December 3rd at 3:00 pm CST.


The listing of upcoming SWAC football ESPN games that have been announced can be found below.


Additional games are scheduled to be announced later.


Date

Game

Watch

Aug. 27

Alabama State vs. Howard

ESPN

Sept. 3

Miles at Alabama State

ESPN+

Sept. 3

Texas Southern at Prairie View A&M

ESPN+

Sept. 10

South Carolina State at Bethune-Cookman

ESPN+

Sept. 17

Grambling at Jackson State

ESPNU

Sept. 17

Incarnate Word at Prairie View A&M

ESPN+

Sept. 24

Alabama A&M at Florida A&M

ESPN+

Sept. 24

Grambling State at Bethune-Cookman

ESPN+

Sept. 24

Mississippi Valley State at Jackson State

ESPN+

Oct. 8

Jackson State at Alabama State

ESPNU

Oct. 8

Alcorn State at Mississippi Valley State

ESPN+

Oct. 8

Southern at Prairie View A&M

ESPN+

Oct. 15

Alcorn State at Southern

ESPN+

Oct. 22

Texas Southern at Alcorn State

ESPN+

Oct. 29

Alabama A&M at Alabama State

TBA

Oct. 29

Alcorn State at Grambling State

ESPN+

Oct. 29

Southern at Jackson State

TBA

Nov. 3

Alabama A&M vs. Mississippi Valley State

ESPNU

Nov. 4

Alcorn State at Prairie View A&M

ESPNU

Nov. 5

Southern at Florida A&M

ESPNU

Nov. 5

Jackson State at Texas Southern

ESPN+

Nov. 5

Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Grambling State

ESPN+

Nov. 12

Alabama A&M vs. Jackson State

ESPN+

Nov. 12

Grambling State at Texas Southern

ESPN+

Nov. 12

Mississippi Valley State at Southern

ESPN+

Nov. 19

Jackson State at Alcorn State

ESPN+

Nov. 19

Bethune-Cookman vs. Florida A&M

ESPNU

Nov. 24

Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Alabama State

ESPN+

Dec. 3

Cricket SWAC Football Championship

ESPN2


Courtesy of the SWAC

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