Conference USA announced its preliminary 2016 football television schedule on Wednesday, and two of the Miners’ five road games have been selected for airing.
The Longhorn Network will carry UTEP’s road opener at Texas on Sept. 10 with a start time of 5 p.m. MT.
The Miners’ C-USA road opener at LA Tech on Oct. 1 will also be televised. Kickoff is at 5 p.m. as well and the game will be shown on the American Sports Network.
The Conference USA championship game is on Dec. 3 and will be televised on either ESPN or ESPN2.
Additional Conference USA football television exposures will be released as soon as they are finalized.
UTEP will open the season on Sept. 3 at home versus I-10 rival NM State. Season tickets are on sale now for the Miners’ seven-game home schedule, which features a matchup with Army on Sept. 17. The UTEP season ticket office phone number is(915) 747-6150.