Opener between SMU, Baylor moved to Sept. 2

SMU's visit to Baylor, which opens the college football season for both, will happen a day later than scheduled to accommodate national TV.

The non-conference game will instead take place at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 2 and will be aired on FSN.

In addition, Baylor's road opener at Louisiana-Monroe switches to 7 p.m. Sept. 21 and will be carried by either ESPN or ESPN2. The game was originally scheduled for Sept. 22.

SMU ended last season with a 28-6 victory over Pitt in the BBVA Compass Bowl. Baylor won a barnburner over Washington in the Valero Alamo Bowl, 67-56.