The San Diego State football team (1-3, 0-0 Mountain West) kicks off conference play by hosting Nevada (3-2, 2-0) at 9 p.m. Friday. ESPN will televise the tilt.
The Aztecs are the reigning conference champions and have won seven-consecutive games in the Mountain West. However, it has lost its last five conference openers dating back to 2007.
San Diego State earned its first win of the season last week, as it beat host New Mexico State 26-16 in fascinating come-from-behind fashion. The team’s three losses have come against Eastern Illinois, Ohio State and Oregon State.
ESPN hasn’t televised a San Diego State regular-season home game since Nov. 27, 1999 – that’s over 5,000 days ago.
After Friday’s matchup, San Diego State visits Air Force at 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, while Nevada visits Boise State at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19.