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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 6, 2022) – With a heartbreaking loss to No. 10 Chattanooga now in the rear view mirror, ETSU football moves forward in hopes of finding its first Southern Conference win this Saturday against VMI in Lexington, Va.
Before Saturday’s showdown, here are the Top Things to Know brought to you by Citizens Bank.
No. 1 – Kickoff: Kickoff for Saturday’s game is set for 1:30 p.m. at Alumni Memorial Field at Foster Stadium.
No. 2 – Broadcast Information: The Buccaneer Sports Network (BSN) will provide ETSU fans with complete pregame, in-game and postgame coverage on the Bucs’ flagship station WXSM-AM 640 and affiliate station 104.9 FM NASH ICON.
BSN begins its pregame programing one hour and 30 minutes prior to kickoff with the 30-minute Tennessee Lottery Tailgate Show, followed by the George Quarles Pregame Show presented by Tommie’s Plumbing which will lead up to 30 minutes prior to kickoff. The Appalachian Orthopedic Countdown to Kickoff will then lead into the final moments before kickoff.
The broadcast team of “Voice of the Bucs” Jay Sandos, color analyst Mark Hutsell, sideline reporter Robert Harper stat-man Don Helman will provide ETSU fans all the information they need to complement their game-day activities.
At halftime, the crew will have the Mr. Electric Halftime Show, while fans can tune into the Mullican Flooring Post Game Show for a full wrap up, with game statistics, players and coach interviews and other post-game information.
Saturday’s game will air on ESPN+ and on select Nexstar affiliates as the SoCon Game of the Week. Pete Yanity (play-by-play) and Jared Singleton (color) will have the call.
No. 3 – Ticket Information: Tickets for Saturday’s game at VMI are available online.
No. 4 – Series History: Saturday will mark the 28th meeting between ETSU and VMI with the Bucs owning a 17-10 advantage since starting the series in 1979. ETSU has won the last two meetings and four of the last five. Each of the last four games have been decided by one possession, including ETSU’s 27-20 win last season.
For more information on Buccaneer football, visit ETSUBucs.com and click on the football page.