Five Sam Houston regular season football games will be telecast on the Southland Conference network and Comcast SportsNet Houston this fall.

The Bearkats’ game TV games are part of the Southland’s largest television schedule in league history. During the 2013 season, 19 games are scheduled for broadcast during the 2013 season, the conference announced Tuesday.

The Southland Conference Television Network will continue to syndicate some of the league’s top matchups on affiliated stations throughout the region, while exclusive packages on ESPN3 and Comcast SportsNet Houston are new additions.

Sam Houston’s TV tilts include contests versus Texas Southern Sept. 14 and Eastern Washington Sept. 28 both in Huntsville on Comcast, McNeese State Oct. 19 in Lake Charles on ESPN3 and Stephen F. Austin at Reliant Stadium Nov. 2 and Southeastern Louisiana in Hammond Nov. 16.

Nineteen Bearkat football games have been televised on either Southland TV, Comcast, Fox or the ESPN family of networks in the past two seasons.

2013 Southland Conference Football Telecast Schedule

Date           Game                                                                              Time        Network
Sept. 7        Arkansas-Pine Bluff at McNeese State                   7:30 p.m. CSNH
Sept. 14     Texas Southern at Sam Houston                           2 p.m.     CSNH
Sept. 28     Eastern Washington at Sam Houston                   2 p.m.     CSNH
Oct. 5          McNeese State at Central Arkansas*                      3 p.m.      SLCTV

Oct. 12        Northwestern State at Nicholls*                               3 p.m.      SLCTV
Oct. 12        Stephen F. Austin at Southeastern La*                   7 p.m.      ESPN3
Oct. 12        Abilene Christian at Houston Baptist^                     7:30 p.m. CSNH
Oct. 19        Nicholls at Stephen F. Austin*                                  3 p.m.      SLCTV
Oct. 19        Central Arkansas at Lamar*                                      6 p.m.      CSNH
Oct. 19       Sam Houston State at McNeese State*                 7 p.m.     ESPN3
Oct. 26        Stephen F. Austin at Central Arkansas*                  3 p.m.      SLCTV

Oct. 26        Lamar at Southeastern Louisiana*                         7 p.m.      ESPN3
Nov. 2        Sam Houston State vs. Stephen F. Austin*+         3 p.m.     SLCTV
Nov. 2         Central Arkansas at Northwestern State*               7 p.m.      ESPN3

Nov. 9         Lamar at Northwestern State*                                   3 p.m.      SLCTV
Nov. 9         Southeastern Louisiana at Central Arkansas*      7 p.m.     ESPN3
Nov. 16      Sam Houston State at Southeastern La*             3 p.m.     SLCTV
Nov. 16       Northwestern State at McNeese State*                  7 p.m.      ESPN3

Nov. 23       Wild Card Selection*                                                 3 p.m.      SLCTV

All times Central
* Southland Conference game
+Reliant Stadium, Houston, Texas
^BBVA Compass Stadium, Houston, Texas