COLLEGE STATION–Texas A&M Athletics and its multimedia rights holder, Learfield Sports’ Texas A&M Sports Properties, today announced viewing opportunities for fans to be able to watch the game between No. 8 Texas A&M and Sam Houston State this Saturday, Sept. 7 at Kyle Field. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. (CT).
Describing the action will be veteran play-by-play announcer Bill Land, record-setting Texas A&M wide receiver Shea Walker (analyst) and Texas Radio personality Kayce Smith (sideline). A four-year letterwinner, Walker finished his Texas A&M career in 1986 with 98 catches for 1,411 yards, which was a school record.
The game is being produced and distributed by FOX Sports Southwest. Each year, the SEC designates a home game for member institutions to offer on a pay-per-view basis.
Details for fans are as follows. Note that additional satellite provider information will be announced in the near future.
In Texas (and select surrounding counties): purchased through respective cable or satellite provider at a suggested retail price of $39.95. Fans are encouraged to contact their cable or satellite provider to learn more about the PPV in their viewing market and exactly what day the game will be available for purchase.
Listed below are Texas program providers that will offer the telecast on a designated pay-per-view channel. Cable TV subscribers must have digital cable to order the telecast. Customers can purchase the game from their set-top boxes or by calling their program provider:
City / Program Distributors / PPV Channel
Abilene-Sweetwater Suddenlink Communications 879/879
Amarillo Suddenlink Communications 878/879
Aransas Pass Cable One 507
Athens Suddenlink Communications 878
Austin Time Warner Cable 437
Beaumont Time Warner Cable 938
Brazoria Coastal Link Communications 510
Brenham Suddenlink Communications 878
Brownsville Time Warner Cable 938
Bryan/College Station Suddenlink Communications 878
Clarksville Suddenlink Communications 878
Conroe Suddenlink Communications 878
Corpus Christi Time Warner Cable 938
Dallas Time Warner Cable 928
El Paso Time Warner Cable 938
Gainesville-Whitesboro Suddenlink Communications 878
Georgetown-Pflugerville Suddenlink Communications 878
Gladewater Suddenlink Communications 878
Gonzales Time Warner Cable 938
Henderson Suddenlink Communications 878
Houston Comcast Cable 944
Huntsville Suddenlink Communications 878
Jacksonville Suddenlink Communications 878
Harlingen Time Warner Cable 938
Kerrville Time Warner Cable 938
Kingwood Suddenlink Communications 878
Laredo Time Warner Cable 938
Lubbock Suddenlink Communications 878/879
Lufkin Suddenlink Communications 878
McAllen Time Warner Cable 938
Midland-Big Springs Suddenlink Communications 878/879
Mineola-Grand Saline Suddenlink Communications 878
Mineral Wells Suddenlink Communications 878
Mt. Pleasant-Mt. Vernon Suddenlink Communications 878
Nacogdoches Suddenlink Communiations 878
Navasota Suddenlink Communications 878
Odessa Cable One 406
Paris Suddenlink Communications 878
Pilot Point-Gunter Suddenlink Communications 878
Plainview Suddenlink Communications 878/879
Port Arthur Time Warner Cable 938
Port Lavaca Cable One 507
San Antonio Time Warner Cable 78
San Angelo Suddenlink Communications 878/879
Sulphur Springs-Winnesboro Suddenlink Communications 878
Terrell Suddenlink Communications 878
Tyler Suddenlink Communications 878
Victoria Suddenlink Communications 878
Waco Time Warner Cable 437
Wichita Falls Time Warner Cable 938
Texas AT&T U-Verse 637/1637
Outside of Texas: The game will be available on ESPN GamePlan per SEC regulations. Contact your cable or satellite provider to check on the availability of ESPN GamePlan in your area.
ESPN GamePlan broadcast of the game will be BLACKED OUT in the state of Texas per SEC regulations.
IN TEXAS: Fans will NOT be able to watch a live stream of the game inside the borders of the state of Texas.
SELECT AREAS SURROUNDING TEXAS: Per SEC and carrier rights restrictions, 12thMan.TV is able over a live, high-definition stream of the game to users that live within the following parishes and counties ONLY in Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma and New Mexico:
The PPV is not included in other 12th Man TV packages and must be purchased separately by existing 12th Man TV subscribers. More information on the web stream is coming shortly.
Fans eligible to purchase the event can choose to watch the game live on their home PC and/or through the official Aggie Athletics iPad app (app cost is an additional $5.99). For more information on the iPad app, visit the App Store and search “Aggie Athletics”.
OUTSIDE OF TEXAS AND PARISHES/COUNTIES LISTED ABOVE: The game is scheduled to be available on ESPN3 per SEC regulations. The game will NOT be available on ESPN3 inside the state of Texas or the parishes/counties listed above.
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