More kickoff times have been set for the upcoming season of Ragin' Cajun football, including a changed start time to the home opener.

The Sun Belt and ESPN announced the start times for all games set to air on an ESPN platform involving a team within the conference.

Louisiana had a 4:00pm kickoff time listed on their website for the season/home opener at the Merecedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans against Mississippi State on Saturday, August 31st.

That kickoff time is now set for 11:00am, and will be broadcast nationally on ESPNU.

The matchup versus Mississippi State is one of four nationally broadcasted games involving Louisiana this season, with a potential for more if the team can play in the Sun Belt Conference championship game and a Bowl game.

Other official kickoff times for Louisiana include the week 2 matchup at Cajun Field against  Liberty (Saturday, Sept. 7) and week 3 matchup versus Texas Southern (Saturday, Sept. 14), as both will begin at 6:30, and air on ESPN+ and ESPN3.

Louisiana's home game against Appalachian State, a rematch of last year's conference championship, will kickoff at 6:30 on ESPN2 on Wednesday, October 9th.

Eight days later, Louisiana travels to Arkansas State for a Thursday matchup that will also kickoff at 6:30 on ESPN2.

Thursday, November 7th, the Ragin' Cajuns travel to Conway for a matchup with Coastal Carolina. Kickoff is set for 6:30 CT, and will air on ESPNU.

The rest of Louisiana's kickoff times are TBA.

All radio broadcasts begins with pregame airing 2 hours prior to kickoff on ESPN1420.



*Sun Belt Conference contest

Thursday, August 29
Texas State at Texas A&M, 7:30 p.m. (SEC Network)

Saturday, August 31
Mississippi State vs. Louisiana, 11 a.m. (ESPNU)
South Alabama at Nebraska, 11 a.m. (ESPN)
Georgia State at Tennessee, 2:30 p.m. (ESPNU)
Eastern Michigan at Coastal Carolina, 2:30 p.m. (ESPN+)
East Tennessee State at Appalachian State, 2:30 p.m. (ESPN+)
Campbell at Troy, 5 p.m. (ESPN+)
SMU at Arkansas State, 6 p.m. (ESPN+)
Georgia Southern at LSU, 6:30 p.m. (ESPNU)
Grambling at ULM, 7 p.m. (ESPN3)

Saturday, September 7
Charlotte at Appalachian State, 2:30 p.m. (ESPN+)
ULM at Florida State, 4 p.m. (ACC Network)
Maine at Georgia Southern, 5 p.m. (ESPN+)
Furman at Georgia State, 6 p.m. (ESPN+)
Jackson State at South Alabama, 6 p.m. (ESPN+)
Wyoming at Texas State, 6 p.m. (ESPN+)
Coastal Carolina at Kansas, 6 p.m. (ESPN+)
Liberty at Louisiana, 6:30 p.m. (ESPN+)
Arkansas State at UNLV

Saturday, September 14
Arkansas State at Georgia, 11 a.m. (ESPN or ESPN2)
Norfolk State at Coastal Carolina, 1 p.m. (ESPN3)
Georgia Southern at Minnesota, 2:30 p.m. (BTN)
Memphis at South Alabama, 2:30 p.m. (ESPNU)
Southern Miss at Troy, 5 p.m. (ESPN+)
Georgia State at Western Michigan, 6 p.m. (ESPN+)
Texas State at SMU, 6 p.m. (ESPN3)
Texas Southern at Louisiana, 6:30 p.m. (ESPN3)

Saturday, September 21
South Alabama at UAB, 2:30 p.m. (NFL Network)
Appalachian State at North Carolina
Southern Illinois at Arkansas State
Coastal Carolina at UMass
*Georgia State at Texas State
Louisiana at Ohio
ULM at Iowa State
Troy at Akron

Saturday, September 28
*Coastal Carolina at Appalachian State
*Arkansas State at Troy
*Louisiana at Georgia Southern
*South Alabama at ULM
Nicholls State at Texas State

Thursday, October 3
*Georgia Southern at South Alabama, 6:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

Saturday, October 5
*Arkansas State at Georgia State
Memphis at ULM
Troy at Missouri

Wednesday, October 9
*Appalachian State at Louisiana, 7 p.m. (ESPN2)

Thursday, October 10
*ULM at Texas State, 8:15 p.m. (ESPNU)

Saturday, October 12
*Georgia State at Coastal Carolina

Wednesday, October 16
*South Alabama at Troy, 7 p.m. (ESPN2)

Thursday, October 17
*Louisiana at Arkansas State, 6:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

Saturday, October 19
*ULM at Appalachian State
*Coastal Carolina at Georgia Southern
Army at Georgia State

Saturday, October 26
*Appalachian State at South Alabama
*Texas State at Arkansas State
New Mexico State at Georgia Southern
*Troy at Georgia State

Thursday, October 31
*Georgia Southern at Appalachian State, 7 p.m. (ESPNU)

Saturday, November 2
*Arkansas State at ULM
*Troy at Coastal Carolina
*Texas State at Louisiana

Thursday, November 7 
*Louisiana at Coastal Carolina, 6:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

Saturday, November 9
Appalachian State at South Carolina
*Georgia Southern at Troy
*Georgia State at ULM
*South Alabama at Texas State

Saturday, November 16
*Appalachian State at Georgia State
*Coastal Carolina at Arkansas State
*ULM at Georgia Southern
*Louisiana at South Alabama
*Troy at Texas State

Saturday, November 23
*Texas State at Appalachian State
*Georgia Southern at Arkansas State
*Coastal Carolina at ULM
*South Alabama at Georgia State
*Troy at Louisiana

Friday, November 29
*Appalachian State at Troy
*Arkansas State at South Alabama

Saturday, November 30
*Texas State at Coastal Carolina
*Georgia State at Georgia Southern
*ULM at Louisiana

Saturday, December 7
Sun Belt Football Championship Game, 11 a.m. (ESPN or ESPN2)

Saturday, December 21
AutoNation Cure Bowl (Orlando, Fla.) – 1:30 p.m. (CBS Sports Network)
Raycom Media Camellia Bowl (Montgomery, Ala.) – 4:30 p.m. (ESPN)
R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl (New Orleans, La.) – 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Tuesday, December 31
NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl (Tucson, Ariz.) – 3:30 p.m. (CBS Sports Network)

Monday, January 6
Mobile Alabama Bowl (Mobile, Ala.) – 6:30 p.m. (ESPN)

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