MEAC Announces ESPN Football TV Schedule for 2022

The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has announced its 2022 ESPN football television schedule, which will include 30 regular-season games on ESPN, ESPNU, ESPN3, ESPN+ and a post-season appearance on ABC.

Eight MEAC regular season matchups will be televised on ESPN, ESPNU and/or ESPN3 and one postseason appearance, the Cricket Celebration Bowl, will be televised on ABC.

The season begins with the 2022 Cricket MEAC/SWAC Football Challenge in Week Zero on Saturday, August 27 at Center Parc Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. The matchup features Howard versus Alabama State and the contest will be televised live by ESPN at 7:00 p.m. ET.

A competition was moved to a weekday for a national television show. Morgan State at North Carolina Central, previously scheduled for Saturday, October 15, will now be played on Thursday, October 13 and will be televised nationally by ESPNU at 7:30 p.m. ET.

MEAC will host four “wildcard” competitions with teams competing for the conference title. The three windows are scheduled for October 22nd, November 5th, November 12th and November 19th, all on ESPN3. Matchups and game times will be announced at a later date.

All remaining MEAC controlled regular season games will be streamed via ESPN+.

The Cricket Celebration Bowl concludes the MEAC football television schedule on Saturday 17th December. The Atlanta bowl game will see the MEAC and SWAC champions meet at 12:00 p.m. ET and will be broadcast live on ABC.

2022 MEAC on ESPN football schedule

*All times Easter.

Saturday 27 August
Howard vs. Alabama State (in Atlanta) – 7 p.m. ESPN

Saturday September 3rd
Lincoln, Pa., in the state of Delaware — 2 p.m. ESPN+
NC Central vs. North Carolina A&T (in Charlotte) – 7:30 p.m., ESPN3

Saturday 10 September
State of Winston-Salem in NC Central – 6 p.m., ESPN+

Saturday 17 September
Sacred Heart at Morgan State — 12 p.m., ESPN+
VU-Lynchburg, Delaware – 2 p.m., ESPN+
Hampton at Norfolk State — 2 p.m., ESPN+

Saturday 24 Sept
Merrimack, Delaware – 2 p.m., ESPN+
Saint Francis in the state of Norfolk – 2 p.m., ESPN+
VU Lynchburg at NC Central – 4 p.m., ESPN+

Saturday October 1st
VU Lynchburg at Morgan State — 12 p.m., ESPN+
Robert Morris in the state of Delaware – 6 p.m., ESPN+

Saturday October 8th
Norfolk State at Morgan State — 1 p.m., ESPN+
Florida A&M at SC State – 2 p.m., ESPN+

Thursday October 13th
Morgan State at NC Central – 7:30 p.m., ESPNU

Saturday October 15th
VU Lynchburg at SC State – 1:30 p.m., ESPN+
State of Delaware in the state of Norfolk – 2 p.m., ESPN+
Harvard at Howard—TBD, ESPN3

Saturday October 22nd
Wildcard #1: NC Central at SC State or Delaware State at Howard – 1pm or 1:30pm, ESPN3

Saturday October 29th
NC Central in the state of Delaware – TBA, ESPN+
Howard in the state of Norfolk – TBA, ESPN+
SC State at Morgan State – TBA, ESPN+

Saturday November 5th
Wildcard #2: Delaware State at SC State or Howard at NC Central – 1:30 p.m. or 2 p.m., ESPN3

Saturday November 12th
Wildcard #3: Morgan State, Delaware, or SC State, Howard State, or NC Central, Norfolk State — 1 p.m. or 2 p.m., ESPN3

Saturday 19 Nov
Wildcard #4: Howard at Morgan State or Norfolk State at SC State – 12 or 1:30 p.m., ESPN3

Campbell, in the state of Delaware — 2 p.m., ESPN+

Saturday December 17th
Cricket Celebration Bowl – 12pm, ABC

MEAC football schedule

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