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Wyoming Cowboys to play nine nationally televised games in coming season

The UW Cowboys will have nine games broadcast to a national audience in the coming season.

(University of Wyoming Athletics)

LARAMIE, Wyo. — The University of Wyoming football team will have plenty of opportunities to show the nation what it’s made of in the coming season, as it was recently announced by the Mountain West Conference and its television partners that the Cowboys will be televised on national TV nine times.

Highlighting the schedule will be a nationally televised game vs. Big 12 opponent Texas Tech on Sept. 2 on CBS to kick off the season, and a Friday night Border War showdown against the Colorado State Rams on Friday, Nov. 3.

CBS and CBS Sports Network televised games

Wyoming’s season opener on Sept. 2 will be televised nationally on CBS, one of only three Mountain West games to be carried on CBS during the 2023 season. That game will kick off from Wyoming’s War Memorial Stadium at 5:30 p.m.

Wyoming will have four of its games televised on CBS Sports Network, including home games vs. Appalachian State on Saturday, Sept. 23 at 5 p.m. and Colorado State on Friday, Nov. 3 at 6 p.m. The “Border War” vs. CSU is UW’s lone home game on a Friday night this season.

The Cowboys’ two road games on CBS Sports Network will be a Saturday, Oct. 14 game at Air Force at 5 p.m. and a Saturday, Nov. 25 game at Nevada at 7 p.m., M.T. (6 p.m., Pacific Time).

FOX Sports Network televised games

Three Cowboy games will be televised by FOX Sports Networks. UW’s home game against Fresno State on Oct. 7 and its road game at Boise State on Oct. 28 will be televised by one of the FOX Sports Networks. The exact FOX Sports Network and the game times for those two games will be announced by the Mountain West Conference during the season. 

The third Wyoming game to be televised by FOX Sports Networks will be a road game at UNLV on Friday, Nov. 10. The game will be televised by FS1 at 8:45 p.m., M.T. It is the only Wyoming road game on a Friday night this coming season.

Road game at Texas to be televised on The Longhorn Network

UW’s lone non-conference road game will be televised by Big 12 television partner The Longhorn Network. That game will kick off at 6 p.m. from Austin, Texas.

Future game times and television information to be released

Game time and television information for three Wyoming home games will be announced in the near future. Those three games include the Sept. 9 home game against Portland State, the Sept. 30 home contest against New Mexico and the Nov. 18 home game against Hawaii.