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ASU/Alcorn State football game to air on ESPN3.com

JONESBORO (AStateRedWolves.com) – The Arkansas State Athletic Department announced Thursday that ESPN has selected the Sept. 22 Arkansas State-Alcorn State game, scheduled for a 6 p.m. kickoff at ASU Stadium, to be televised on ESPN3.com.

The Red Wolves now have three ESPN3.com games and eight total outings set to be televised in 2012.  A-State's home games against Western Kentucky and Memphis will also air on ESPN3.com.

The Red Wolves will also play one game on ESPN (Oregon) and ESPN2 (Louisiana-Lafayette) and two games on ESPNU (Florida International and Louisiana-Monroe).  ASU's third game of the year at Nebraska will be televised by ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU as well.  Additional television opportunities still exist for A-State, which played 10 televised games last season to match the school record that was initially set in 2010.

ESPN3.com is ESPN's live sports broadband network, giving fans a 24/7 online destination that delivers thousands of live sporting events annually. It is available at no additional cost to fans who receive their high-speed internet connection/cable subscription from an affiliated service provider, including Suddenlink in Jonesboro and Northeast Arkansas.

ESPN3 is currently available in more than 70 million homes. It is also available at no cost to approximately 21 million U.S. college students and U.S.-based military personnel via computers connected to on-campus educational networks and on-base military networks. The network is expanding to reach all screens.

Season tickets for ASU's 2012 football campaign are currently on sale at the ASU Ticket Office. The ticket office can be contacted at 870-972-ASU1, or tickets can be purchased online through A-State's official athletic Web site AStateRedWolves.com.

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