Mississippi State football fans won’t have to miss the Bulldogs’ match up against the South Alabama Jaguars on September 22, as it was recently announced that the game would be available on pay-per-view, televised live in both High Definition (HD) and Standard Definition (SD).
Bulldog fans throughout the state of Mississippi, as well as in Memphis, Tenn., and select cities in Alabama, will have access to the game and can purchase it through their respective cable or satellite provider. The pay-per-view option, made available by Bulldog Sports Properties, a property of Learfield Sports and Mississippi State Athletics’ multimedia rights holder, will enable Starkville residents and fans all throughout the state to not miss a beat when it comes to Mississippi State football. The game is set to kick off at 6 p.m. CST from Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field.
The following cable providers – Cable One, Charter, Comcast, Mediacom, MetroCast, Riviera Utilities – as well as Dish, DirectTV, AT&T U-verse, will offer the PPV game, yet may determine their own pricing. At minimum, the game will be available for residential purchase at $29.95 in advance or $34.95 on game day. Customers are encouraged to contact their respective provider to inquire not only about pricing, but when the game will be available for advance purchase. Bart Gregory will provide play-by-play on the telecast, while former Mississippi State head coach Jackie Sherrill serves as color analyst.
“This PPV telecast provides a great opportunity for Bulldog fans in multiple states to watch their favorite team from the comfort of their own home,” said Learfield Sports’ VP Digital, Television Media Diane Penny. “We’re pleased to offer up this option and encourage MSU fans to contact their respective provider to line up their purchase in advance, in the selected format in which they want to view the game.”
Bulldog fans in these viewing markets can purchase the game through their satellite provider Dish Network, DirectTV and AT&T U-verse: Biloxi-Gulfport; Hattiesburg-Laurel; Meridian; Jackson; Columbus-Tupelo-West Point; Greenwood-Greenville; Memphis; Huntsville-Decatur-Florence; Birmingham-Anniston-Tuscaloosa; Montgomery-Selma; Dothan; and Mobile-Pensacola. Additionally, a comprehensive listing of cable providers and respective cities can be found here. (PDF)