Kick-Off Times, TV Announced For Several UMass Football Games

June 6, 2014

AMHERST, Mass. - The Mid-American Conference announced the first three weeks of start times and television assignments on Friday morning including four games for the UMass football program. The Minutemen's home opener against Boston College at Gillette Stadium will kick-off at 3 PM on August 30 and will be televised on ESPN3.

The MAC announcement also listed UMass' second home game of the season against Colorado at Gillette Stadium as starting at 3 PM and also being televised on ESPN3.

The Minutemen's first game back at McGuirk Stadium will be against Bowling Green on Sept. 27 for Homecoming. A television assignment will be announced within a 12-day window prior to that game.

The composite MAC schedule also had UMass' game at Toledo scheduled for a 2 PM kick-off on Oct. 25 with the television assignment also to be announced later.

The game at Vanderbilt was announced last week as being a Noon kick-off in Nashville on Fox Sports Net (11 AM central time).

It was also previously announced that UMass' game on Wednesday, Nov. 12 against Ball State at McGuirk Stadium would kick off at 8 PM on either ESPN2 or ESPNU. The Tuesday night game on Nov. 18 at Akron will also kick off at 8 PM on either ESPNU or ESPN3.

Start times and television assignments for the Penn State, Miami (Ohio), Kent State, Eastern Michigan and Buffalo games will be announced at a later date.

Season tickets are currently on sale now for UMass football games. Fans can take advantage of three season ticket packages including a full-game six pack, a three-game Gillette Stadium pack or a three-game McGuirk Stadium pack.

From Friday, June 6 until Thursday, June 12, current UMass football season ticket holders have the special option to order additional single game tickets for home games at Gillette Stadium. Season ticket holders must call the UMass Ticket Office at 866-UMASS-TIX (866-862-7784) to take advantage of this offer.

Single game tickets for the Boston College, Colorado and Eastern Michigan games at Gillette Stadium will go on sale to the general public next Friday, June 13 through



Additionally, any fans wishing to purchase group tickets (15-or-more) for just $10 each to any home game at Gillette Stadium or McGuirk Stadium may do so by calling 413-545-1401.

Date Game Location Time / Result
07/25/14 Gridiron Club Golf Outing Amherst, Mass. (Hickory Ridge GC) 10:30 AM ET
08/30/14 vs. Boston College TV Foxboro, Mass. (Gillette Stadium) 3:00 PM ET
09/06/14 vs. Colorado TV Foxboro, Mass. (Gillette Stadium) 3:00 PM ET
09/13/14 at Vanderbilt TV Nashville, Tenn. 12:00 PM ET
09/20/14 at Penn State University Park, Pa. TBA
09/27/14 vs. Bowling Green * Amherst, Mass. (McGuirk Stadium) 3:00 PM ET
10/04/14 at Miami (Oh) * Oxford, Ohio TBA
10/11/14 at Kent State * Kent, Ohio TBA
10/18/14 vs. Eastern Michigan * Foxboro, Mass. (Gillette Stadium) TBA
10/25/14 at Toledo * Toledo, Ohio 2:00 PM ET
11/12/14 vs. Ball State * TV Amherst, Mass. (McGuirk Stadium) 8:00 PM ET
11/18/14 at Akron * TV Akron, Ohio 8:00 PM ET
11/28/14 vs. Buffalo * Amherst, Mass. (McGuirk Stadium) TBA
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