(SportsNetwork.com) - Sam Houston State and Eastern Washington will open the
2014 college football season with a nationally televised contest on Aug. 23 in
The new "FCS Kickoff," announced Thursday, will be the only college game of the
day and have a 3:30 p.m. ET kickoff on ESPN.
Eastern Washington, the 2010 FCS national champion, was a national semifinalist
each of the two past two seasons, while Sam Houston was the national runner-up
in both 2011 and '12. Sam Houston defeated EWU, 49-34, during the regular
season last year.
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