FORT COLLINS, Colo. – A day after six games were announced to air nationally on CBS Sports Network, a second wave of TV announcements from Fox and ESPN included broadcast details for three more games on the 2021 football schedule.
Fox Sports announced that Colorado State’s 2021 season opener, slated for 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 3, will air nationally on FS1. The game has been designated as a Green Out, and Ram fans are encouraged to pack Canvas Stadium to show the nation what the experience at Colorado State is all about.
Fox has also selected the San Jose State game on Oct. 9, Homecoming and Family Weekend, as a game they will broadcast on a Fox network. Kick time and TV designation for that game, per the Mountain West television partnership, will be announced 12-days prior to kick off on Monday, Sept. 27. Games on the Fox networks can kick off no later than 7:30 p.m per the agreement.
With the announcement of the San Jose State game, all six of Colorado State’s 2021 home games will air on national television and five of six have set kick off times before the month of June.
An additional detail for Ram fans traveling with the team this season was included in the ESPN announcement as Colorado State’s game at Toledo will kick off at 2 p.m. MT/4 p.m. ET and air on ESPNU.
2021 Schedule (All times MT)
Sept. 3 – South Dakota State – 7 p.m. – FS1
Sept. 11 – Vanderbilt – 8 p.m. – CBS Sports Network
Sept. 18 – at Toledo – 2 p.m. – ESPN U
Sept. 25 – at Iowa – TBA
Oct. 2 – OPEN
Oct. 9 – San Jose State* – TBA – Fox Sports (TBD)
Oct. 16 – at New Mexico* – TBA
Oct. 22 – at Utah State* – 7:30 p.m. – CBS Sports Network
Oct. 30 – Boise State* – 5 p.m. – CBS Sports Network
Nov. 6 – at Wyoming* – 1:30 p.m. – CBS Sports Network
Nov. 13 – Air Force* – 5 p.m. – CBS Sports Network
Nov. 20 – at Hawai’i* – TBA
Nov. 27 – Nevada* – 7 p.m. – CBS Sports Network