FOX Sports has announced two updates to the Owls 2015 home football schedule, including a network change and adjusted game time for the Owls' C-USA home opener vs. Western Kentucky and a kick time for their matchup vs. Army West Point on October 24.
The Hilltoppers' first-ever visit to Rice Stadium will now be carried by FOX Sports Regional Networks and will kick off at 2:30. The game had originally been slated to be carried by FOX College Sports and kick off one hour earlier.
The Owls and Black Knights game is slated for an 11 a.m. kickoff and be carried by FOX Sports Regional Networks.
For the second consecutive year, all 12 of the Owls regular season games will be broadcast nationally, with Fox carrying a total of six over three different networks (FOX Sports Regional Networks -3; FOX College Sports-2; FOX Sports 1-1). American Sports Network (ASN) will carry four while the Owls will play once on both the Longhorn Network and CBS Sports Network.
Head coach David Bailiff and the Owls will open their 2015 training camp on August 6 as Bailiff will welcome back 41 lettermen and 10 starters from last year's 8-5 bowl titlists. The Owls 18 wins in the last two years are the second-most among any FBS school in the state of Texas as well as a school record for wins over a two-year period.