Seven of Top Eight Teams across ESPN Networks; Five of Top Six in Prime Time on Saturday

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Seven of Top Eight Teams across ESPN Networks; Five of Top Six in Prime Time on Saturday

ESPN’s college football schedule this week will include seven of the top eight teams in the Associated Press Top 25 poll. The lineup is highlighted by five of the top six in prime time across ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU on Saturday, Sept. 29.

  • An ESPN doubleheader kicks off with No. 4 Florida State at South Florida at 6 p.m. ET followed by No. 1 Alabama against SEC West rival Ole Miss at 9:15 p.m. ESPN Radio will also broadcast the Ole Miss at Alabama game.
  • An ESPN2 doubleheader showcases SEC and Pac-12 conference contests beginning with No. 6 South Carolina at SEC East foe Kentucky at 7 p.m. followed by No. 2 Oregon versus Pac-12 North rival Washington State from Seattle at 10:30 p.m.
  • ESPNU will televise No. 3 LSU against Towson at 7 p.m.

ESPN and ESPN Radio will combine to cover the other two of the top eight teams. The Thursday ESPN College Football Primetime matchup on September 27 will pit undefeated No. 8 Stanford at Washington at 9 p.m. ESPN Radio will broadcast No. 5 Georgia against Tennessee on Saturday, Sept. 29, at 3:30 p.m.

In addition, ABC will broadcast two Big Ten contests on Saturday, Sept. 29: unbeaten No. 14 Ohio State at one-loss No. 20 Michigan State at 3:30 p.m. and Wisconsin at No. 22 Nebraska in a showdown of 3-1 teams at 8 p.m.

ESPN, ABC, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN3, ESPN 3D, Longhorn Network and ESPN Radio Schedule

Date Time (ET) Game / Commentators Network
Thu, Sep 27 7:30 p.m. Morgan State at North Carolina A&T
Joe Davis & Jay Walker
  9 p.m. No. 8 Stanford at Washington
ESPN: Rece Davis, Jesse Palmer, David Pollack & Samantha Steele
Radio: Bill Rosinski, David Norrie & Shelley Smith
Fri, Sep 28 8 p.m. Hawaii at BYU
Carter Blackburn, Rod Gilmore & Jemele Hill
Sat, Sep 29 Noon Penn State at Illinois
Dave Pasch, Brian Griese & Jenn Brown
  Noon Minnesota at Iowa
Beth Mowins, Joey Galloway & Lewis Johnson
  Noon NC State at Miami
Tom Hart & John Congemi
  Noon Arkansas at Texas A&M
Dave Neal, Andre Ware & Cara Capuano
ESPN3 & SEC Network
  Noon Buffalo at Connecticut
Eamon McAnaney, David Diaz-Infante & Paul Carcaterra
ESPN3 * & BIG EAST Network
  Noon Ball State at Kent State
Michael Reghi & Doug Graber
  Noon Middle Tennessee at Georgia Tech ESPN3 * & RSN
  Noon Central Connecticut at Sacred Heart ESPN3
  12:30 p.m. Duke at Wake Forest ESPN3 * & ACC Network
  2 p.m. Nevada at Texas State
Dave Armstrong & Kelly Stouffer
Longhorn Network
  2 p.m. Miami (Ohio) at Akron
Dave Weekley & Rocky Boiman
  3:30 p.m. No. 14 Ohio State at No. 20 Michigan State
Brent Musburger, Kirk Herbstreit & Heather Cox
  3:30 p.m. No. 17 Clemson at Boston College
Bob Wischusen, Danny Kanell & Maria Taylor
  3:30 p.m. Virginia Tech vs. Cincinnati (from Landover, Md.)
Anish Shroff & Dan Hawkins
  3:30 p.m. Tennessee at No. 5 Georgia
Bill Rosinski, David Norrie & Joe Schad
ESPN Radio
  3:30 p.m. Louisiana Tech at Virginia
John Sadak, John Gregory & Angela Mallen
  3:30 p.m. Ohio at Massachusetts
Bob Picozzi & Rene Ingoglia
  3:30 p.m. Central Michigan at Northern Illinois
Dan Gutowsky & Cory Chavous
  3:30 p.m. Rhode Island at Bowling Green
Greg Franke & Tom Cole
  3:30 p.m. Idaho at North Carolina ESPN3 * & RSN
  3:30 p.m. Troy at South Alabama ESPN3
  4 p.m. Southeastern Louisiana at Lamar ESPN3
  5 p.m. North Texas at Florida Atlantic
Shawn Kenney & John Bunting
  6 p.m. No. 4 Florida State at South Florida
Sean McDonough, Chris Spielman & Quint Kessenich
  6 p.m. Samford at Georgia Southern ESPN3
  7 p.m. No. 6 South Carolina at Kentucky
Mike Patrick, Ed Cunningham & Jeannine Edwards
  7 p.m. Towson at No. 3 LSU
Clay Matvick, Matt Stinchcomb & Allison Williams
  7 p.m. Toledo at Western Michigan
Jim Barbar & Ben Leber
  7 p.m. Western Kentucky at Arkansas State
Rich Hollenberg & Stan Lewter
  7 p.m. Florida International at Louisiana-Lafayette
Jonathan Yardley & Forrest Conoly
  7 p.m. Indiana State at Southern Illinois ESPN3
  7 p.m. Missouri State at South Dakota State ESPN3
  8 p.m. Wisconsin at No. 22 Nebraska
Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge & Holly Rowe
  8 p.m. UNLV at Utah State
Trey Bender & Jay Taylor
  8 p.m. Northwestern State at McNeese State ESPN3
  9:15 p.m. Ole Miss at No. 1 Alabama
ESPN: Joe Tessitore, Matt Millen & Shelley Smith
Radio: Dave Lamont, Tom Ramsey & Brett McMurphy
  10:30 p.m. No. 2 Oregon at Washington State (from Seattle)
Mark Jones, Brock Huard & Shelley Smith
  10:30 p.m. Grambling State at Alabama A&M
Joe Davis & Jay Walker

* Local blackout may apply
*** Live on ESPN3 at 7 p.m. ET & same day delay on ESPNU