Boise State's home football games against Fresno State and BYU have been moved to Friday nights, the Mountain West announced Thursday.
Boise State will host defending Mountain West champion Fresno State on Friday, Oct. 17 at 6 p.m. The game will be televised on ESPN.
The Broncos will host non-conference rival BYU on Friday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. The game will be televised on ESPN or ESPN2.
Both games will deliver a $300,000 bonus to Boise State via the Mountain West's national television bonus system.
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CBS Sports Network and ESPN, the Mountain West's television partners, are expected to announce the rest of the national broadcast schedule in the next few weeks. All remaining Mountain West-controlled games (games played at Mountain West home stadiums) are expected to be played on Saturday, Boise State announced.
Boise State is 35-6 all-time in non-Saturday games during the regular season and 74-16 on national television since 1996.
2014 Boise State football schedule
DATE DAY OPPONENT SITE TV TIME (MT)
Thurs., Aug. 28 vs. Ole Miss (Atlanta, Ga.) TBA
Sat., Sept. 6 vs. Colorado State (Boise) TBA
Sat., Sept. 13 at Connecticut (East Hartford) TBA
Sat., Sept. 20 vs. Louisiana (Boise) TBA
Sat., Sept. 27 at Air Force (Colorado Springs) TBA
Sat., Oct. 4 at Nevada (Reno) TBA
Fri., Oct. 17 vs. Fresno State (Boise), 6 p.m. (ESPN)
Fri., Oct. 24 vs. BYU (Boise), 7 p.m. (ESPN or ESPN2)
Sat., Nov. 8 at New Mexico (Albuquerque) TBA
Sat., Nov. 15 vs. San Diego State (Boise) TBA
Sat., Nov. 22 @ Wyoming (Laramie) TBA
Sat., Nov. 29 vs. Utah State (Boise) TBA