Penn football gets three NBC Sports Network games in 2012

The Ivy League announced its slate of football games that will be nationally televised this coming fall on Thursday morning. Penn will be featured three times.

A total of seven Ancient Eight conference contests will air on the NBC Sports Network, and one non-conference game will air on CBS Sports Network.

NBC has not yet named its game announcers, but it has named its studio team: host Liam McHugh and analysts Doug Flutie and Hines Ward.

The schedule includes a doubleheader on September 22, the opening day of conference play, the league's two biggest matchups: Harvard at Penn and Yale at Harvard.

Here's the full schedule. All times are Eastern:

September 22: Yale at Cornell, 1:00 p.m. (NBC Sports Network)
September 22: Harvard at Brown, 4:30 pm (NBC Sports Network)
September 29: Penn at Dartmouth, Noon (NBC Sports Network)

October 13: Brown at Princeton, Noon (NBC Sports Network)
October 13: Bucknell at Harvard, 3:30 pm (CBS Sports Network)
October 20: Penn at Yale, Noon (NBC Sports Network)

November 10: Harvard at Penn, Noon (NBC Sports Network)
November 17: Yale at Harvard, Noon (NBC Sports Network)