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Utah State football schedule unveiled with game times. Aggies to play 4 Thursday night games

Utah State running back Jaylen Warren (20) carries around the New Mexico defense during the first half of a college football game on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019 in Albuquerque, N.M.
Andres Leighton, Associated Press

Eighteen days ago, the Mountain West Conference announced the return of football, much to the delight of Utah State Aggie fans everywhere.

The conference then released USU’s opponents for the 2020 college football season, included among them Boise State, San Diego State, Nevada, Fresno State, Wyoming, New Mexico, Air Force and Colorado State.

Lacking, however, were specifics about the games themselves, most importantly game times and television broadcast schedules. On Tuesday, the MWC released that information, unveiling its full national television package for the upcoming season.

Four of Utah State’s eight games will be played on Thursday nights, two of those at Maverik Stadium.

Four of the Aggies’ eight games this season will be broadcast on the CBS Sports Network (CBSSN). The other four will be televised on either Fox Sports 1 (FS1) or Fox Sports 2 (FS2).

Utah State’s opener at Boise State on Saturday, Oct. 24, will be broadcast on FS1 and begin at 5 p.m. MDT. The Aggies’ home opener against San Diego State on Saturday, Oct. 31, will be televised on CBSSN and will kick off at 7:30 p.m.

Utah State will play back-to-back-to-back games on Thursday night, starting Nov. 19 at Wyoming, continuing at home against New Mexico on Thanksgiving Day, and then against Air Force on Dec. 3.

Game times are not finalized, with times yet to be determined in games against Nevada, Fresno State and New Mexico, but the remaining Fox Sports kick times and outlets will be determined during the course of the season, generally sometime during a 12-day window, per USU Athletics.

Ticket information for Utah State’s 2020 home games will be announced soon. A limited number of fans will be allowed inside Maverik Stadium based on safety guidelines set by local and state health officials and Utah State University.