Nebraska-Virginia Tech Game Televised On Channel 8 KLKN-TV

Huskers, Virginia Tech to Meet in Prime Time on ABC

ABC Sports and the Big 12 Conference announced on Monday that Nebraska's Sept. 27 home game against Virginia Tech will be televised by Channel 8 KLKN-TV.  An HD broadcast will be carried on Channel 31.1 over the air and on 108 on Time-Warner Cable, check local listing for cable and satellite coverage.  The telecast is set for 7 p.m. The game will be carried as part of ABC's Saturday Night football package.

Channel 8 Eyewitness News Sports will have pregame and postgame coverage of the game with Sports Director Dave Hunt, Former Husker Quarterback Steve Taylor and weekend sports anchor Ryan Gager starting at 6 p.m.

The matchup with Virginia Tech will be the Huskers' first appearance of the season on ABC. Entering the 2008 season, Nebraska has played on ABC at least three times in each of the past 15 seasons, and this also marks the 16th straight year the Huskers have had a non-conference game televised by ABC.

Nebraska is also set to appear on ABC against Colorado in the regular-season finale, and any additional games on the network will be announced six to 12 days in advance of game day.

The Nebraska-Virginia Tech will mark Nebraska's third home night game of the 2008 season. The Huskers have defeated Western Michigan and New Mexico State in night contests at Memorial Stadium this season. Overall, Nebraska has a 26-3 all-time record in home night games.