By The Associated Press
HATTIESBURG — The Southern Miss football team will appear on television 10 times in the 2011 season, according to a schedule released by Conference USA.
Five games will be broadcast by CBS Sports Network — home games with Southern Methodist (Oct. 22) and Central Florida (Nov. 12) and road games at Navy (Oct. 8), at Texas-El Paso (Oct. 29) and at Ala.-Birmingham (Nov. 17).
Fox Sports Net will broadcast the Eagles season opener against Louisiana Tech on Sept. 3.
Comcast/Charter Sports Southeast will broadcast home games against Rice (Oct. 1) and Memphis (Nov. 26) and road games with Marshall (Sept. 10) and East Carolina (Nov. 5).
The Eagles host Southeastern Louisiana on Sept. 17 and play at Virginia on Sept. 24 to round out the schedule.