SportSouth, SoCon Announce 2008 Football Television Package
Courtesy: Southern Conference
Release: 06/26/2008
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Courtesy: Southern Conference

SportSouth announced today its 2008 Southern Conference football telecast schedule featuring eight football games this season. SportSouth’s coverage kicks off on Saturday, October 4 when The Citadel visits Appalachian State at 3:00 p.m. ET and continues with a game each Saturday at 3:00 p.m. ET through November 22.


Back for their second year of Southern Conference football on SportSouth, play-by-play announcer Tom Werme will be joined by analyst Sam Wyche in the SportSouth booth this season.


The 2008 SoCon football schedule on SportSouth includes three games featuring the three-time defending NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision national champions Appalachian State, three match-ups with Southern Conference co-champions Wofford, new SoCon member school Samford and a rivalry match-up between Georgia Southern and Furman on Saturday, November 15. See below for the complete 2008 SoCon football telecast schedule.


2008 Southern Conference Football Telecast Schedule on SportSouth

Saturday, Oct. 4 The Citadel @ Appalachian State

Saturday, Oct. 11 Chattanooga @ Wofford

Saturday, Oct. 18 Appalachian State @ Georgia Southern

Saturday, Oct. 25 Wofford @ Elon

Saturday, Nov. 1 Furman @ Samford

Saturday, Nov. 8 The Citadel @ Wofford

Saturday, Nov. 15 Georgia Southern @ Furman

Saturday, Nov. 22 Appalachian State @ Western Carolina

*All games start at 3 p.m. ET


The Southern Conference includes 12 schools from five states Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee all of which fall within the SportSouth distribution area.  League members include Appalachian State University, College of Charleston, The Citadel, Davidson College, Elon University, Furman University, Georgia Southern University, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Samford University, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Western Carolina University and Wofford College.


FSN South, the nation’s largest regional sports network, reaches more than 12 million cable and satellite homes in seven states in the Southeast. SportSouth reaches more than nine million cable and satellite homes across a six-state region. Through its affiliates and other Fox Networks Group-owned networks, FSN reaches more than 70 million homes through 16 owned-and-operated networks. Headquartered in Los Angeles, FSN serves as the television home to more than half of all MLB, NHL and NBA teams based in the United States and produces close to 5,000 live local events each year, including more than 1,600 in high-definition.


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