Citadel set for 7 ESPN3 games

The Citadel’s Vinny Miller and the Bulldogs will have at least seven games on ESPN3 this season. (Paul Zoeller/Staff)

Staff report

The Citadel will have seven football games shown live on ESPN3 this season, the Southern Conference announced Monday.

The package is part of the Southern Conference’s digital and broadcast deals with ESPN3 and the American Sports Network, with a total of 22 league games set for the two platforms.

All six of The Citadel’s home games, starting with the Sept. 5 opener against Davidson (6 p.m., Johnson Hagood Stadium), will be shown on ESPN3. The Bulldogs’ SoCon opener against visiting Western Carolina on Sept. 12 will be the first league game available on ESPN3.

The Citadel’s Oct. 24 game at Furman also will be on ESPN3. Other league games at Samford and at Chattanooga will be available on the SoCon Digital Network.

SoCon games set for TV include Wofford at Clemson (Sept. 5, ACC RSN); Chattanooga at Samford (Sept. 19, ASN); Western Carolina at Tennessee (Sept. 19, ESPNU); Mercer at Western Carolina (Oct. 10, ASN); and Furman at Wofford (Nov. 21, ASN).