MARTIN, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee at Martin’s football game at in-state rival Chattanooga will be broadcasted live on Comcast/Charter Sports South (CSS) on Thursday, Aug. 29. Because the game is being picked up by television, the kickoff time has been pushed back to 6:30 p.m. CST.
CSS can be found on channel 34 for those Charter customers in the Martin area. Jim Reynolds will handle play-by-play duties while Scott McMahen will provide color analysis and Keith Cawley will be in charge of sideline and in-game interviews. In addition to the game being shown live, CSS will show a replay of the game at a to-be-determined time on Saturday, Aug. 31.
UT Martin returns 61 players and 12 starters from last season’s squad who produced an 8-3 overall record and a 6-2 mark against Ohio Valley Conference opponents. The Skyhawks received votes in the Football Championship Subdivision Coaches Preseason Poll and started fall camp on Aug. 3.
Chattanooga tallied a 6-5 overall mark with a 5-3 record against Southern Conference opponents in 2012. The Mocs opened fall practice on July 31 and return 39 players (21 starters) while coming in at No. 25 in the FCS Coaches Preseason Poll.
CSS is a 24-hour sports channel that broadcasts through 12 states in the Southeast, including Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, Arkansas and Mississippi. It is seen in over 40 Designated Market Areas (DMA’s), including three in the top-20 (Atlanta, Tampa/St. Petersburg and Miami/Fort Lauderdale).