Rutgers Bowl Game Available to Many

The Texas Bowl between #16 ranked Rutgers and Kansas State, on Thursday, December 28 in Houston, Texas, will be televised at 8:00 p.m. EST on the NFL Network. Local cable providers such as Cablevision, Comcast, Patriot Media and Time Warner cable systems will be airing the game to most or all of their subscribers. If unsure, fans are encouraged to call their local cable company directly.

NFL Network is also available on Direct TV channel 212 and Dish Network channel 154 on satellite television.

Visit to see which local or regional restaurants in your area will be televising the game to the public.

Fans can also hear the game live on radio on WOR (710AM New York) or WCTC (1450AM New Brunswick) starting with the pre-game show at 7:30 p.m. EST.

The game radio broadcast is also available, the official athletics website of Rutgers University.


Cablevision will carry the NFL Network on its digital tier, a supplemental service that is received by many customers, for the week. It also will carry the Texas Bowl on its widely available basic tier.


Comcast will allow customers with basic cable to have free use for 30 days of a digital box and access to its Digital Plus service. The Texas Bowl will air on Comcast on digital cable, which roughly 60 percent of its customers already have in New Jersey.

The digital boxes are available at more than 40 Comcast outlets in New Jersey.

Patriot Media

The Texas Bowl will be available to all Patriot Media customers who subscribe to the digital basic tier. The NFL Network is channel 124 for Central New Jersey, Patriot Media subscribers, and channel 126 for Princeton area subscribers.

Time Warner

The NFL network accepted Time Warner's offer to make a "freeview'' available from December 24th-to-30th to customers who subscribe to the cable TV operator's digital basic tier. Time Warner confirmed that 75 percent of its New York-area customers receive that particular service.

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