Matt Jones is the online sports director for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A double graduate of the University of Arkansas, he is a member of the Football Writers Association of America and National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, and voter for the Biletnikoff Award.
Cox Communications to carry SEC Network
Cox Communications announced Wednesday it will carry the SEC Network beginning Aug. 14.
The Atlanta-based company is the largest cable provider in western Arkansas and has more than 6 million customers across 19 states. AT&T U-verse, DISH and Google Fiber have also signed on to carry the network.
Arkansas' first two football games at Auburn on Aug. 30 and at home against Nicholls State on Sept. 7 are scheduled to be televised by the SEC Network at 3 p.m.