College Football Week 10 on ESPN/ABC: Nine Top 10 Teams Showcased on ESPN’s Networks; Only Top 10 Matchup of the Week

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College Football Week 10 on ESPN/ABC: Nine Top 10 Teams Showcased on ESPN’s Networks; Only Top 10 Matchup of the Week

  • ABC’s Saturday Night Football: No. 9 Nebraska at No. 6 Ohio State
  • 2 Michigan, No. 3 Clemson, No. 4 Washington, No. 5 Louisville, No. 7 Texas A&M, No. 8 Wisconsin in Action
  • ESPN Radio Broadcasts No. 1 Alabama at No. 15 LSU

ESPN/ABC will begin the final full month of the college football regular season by showcasing nine top 10 teams and the only top 10 matchup of week 10.

ABC’s Saturday Night Football Presented by Walmart airs a matchup of elite Big Ten teams when No. 9 Nebraska visits No. 6 Ohio State (8 p.m. ET) on Saturday, Nov. 5. Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit and Samantha Ponder will be in Columbus, Ohio for the call of the game from Ohio Stadium.

Prior to the prime time matchup, ABC televises No. 8 Wisconsin at Northwestern (noon) and No. 3 Clemson hosting Syracuse (3:30 p.m.). Bob Wischusen, Brock Huard and Allison Williams will be at Ryan Field for the Badgers-Wildcats game while Dave Pasch, Greg McElroy, Tom Luginbill will be at Memorial Stadium for the Orange-Tigers matchup.

ESPN will also feature a trio of top teams as No. 11 Auburn hosts Vanderbilt (noon), No. 2 Michigan hosts Maryland (3:30 p.m.), and No. 4 Washington is at Cal (10:30 p.m.).  Mike Patrick, Ed Cunningham, Dr. Jerry Punch will be Jordan-Hare Stadium for the Commodores-Tigers game, Steve Levy, Brian Griese, Todd McShay will be at Michigan Stadium for the call the Terrapins-Wolverines matchup and Mark Jones, Rod Gilmore, Quint Kessenich at California Memorial Stadium for the Huskies-Bears game. ESPN3 will offer the Sky Cam option for the Maryland-Michigan game.

Additional Top 25 Games on ESPN’s Networks

  • 17 Western Michigan on the road at Ball State on Tuesday, Nov. 1 (8 p.m. on ESPN2)
  • 12 Oklahoma at Iowa State on Thursday, Nov. 3 (7:30 p.m. on ESPN)
  • 5 Louisville visits Boston College (noon on ESPN2)
  • 7 Texas A&M travels to Mississippi State (noon on SEC Network)
  • 22 Oklahoma State goes to Kansas State (3:30 p.m. on ABC or ESPN2**)
  • 23 Virginia Tech at Duke (3:30 p.m. on ESPNU)
  • 14 West Virginia hosts Kansas (7 p.m. on ESPN2)
  • 19 Florida State visits NC State (7 p.m. on ESPNU)

ESPN Radio will broadcast No. 1 Alabama at No. 15 LSU at 8 p.m.

Please note: AP Rankings are used in this release; ESPN will utilize the College Football Playoff rankings once they are unveiled on Tues, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m.

Week 10

Date Time (ET) Game Network
Tue, Nov. 1 8 p.m. No. 17 Western Michigan at Ball State
Dave Lamont, Ray Bentley, Quint Kessenich
ESPN2
Bowling Green at Northern Illinois
Eamon McAnaney, John Congemi
ESPNU
Wed, Nov. 2 7:30 p.m. Toledo at Akron
Roy Philpott, Rocky Boiman, Cole Cubelic
ESPN2
Thur, Nov. 3 7 p.m. Lamar at Nicholls ESPN3*
7:30 p.m. No. 12 Oklahoma at Iowa State
Dave Flemming, Jesse Palmer, Laura Rutledge
ESPN and ESPN3***
Arkansas State at Georgia State
Eric Clemons, Jay Walker
ESPNU
Fri, Nov. 4 7 p.m. Temple at UConn
Adam Amin, Mack Brown, Molly McGrath
ESPN2
10:15 p.m. San Jose State at No. 24 Boise State
Dave Lamont, Ray Bentley
ESPN2
Sat, Nov. 5 Noon No. 8 Wisconsin at Northwestern
Bob Wischusen, Brock Huard, Allison Williams 
ABC
Vanderbilt at No. 11 Auburn
Mike Patrick, Ed Cunningham, Dr. Jerry Punch
ESPN
No. 5 Louisville at Boston College
Jason Benetti, Kelly Stouffer, Paul Carcaterra
ESPN2
No. 7 Texas A&M at Mississippi State
Dave Neal, Matt Stinchcomb, Olivia Harlan
SEC Network
Georgia Southern at Ole Miss
Eamon McAnaney, John Congemi
ESPNU
Michigan State at Illinois
Mike Couzens, Dan Hawkins
ESPNEWS
Avila at Evangel ESPN3*
Millersville at West Chester ESPN3*
12:30 p.m. Pittsburgh at Miami ACC Network Extra*
Georgia Tech at North Carolina ACC Network Extra*
1 p.m. Drake at Jacksonville ESPN3
Northern Iowa at Indiana State ESPN3
1:30 p.m. Wofford at Furman ESPN3
Mars Hill at Wingate ESPN3
2 p.m. Marist at Stetson ESPN3
Alcorn State at Prairie View A&M ESPN3
Illinois State at Western Illinois ESPN3
Samford at The Citadel ESPN3
VMI at Western Carolina ESPN3
Jacksonville State at Southeast Missouri State ESPN3
Liberty at Presbyterian ESPN3
2:30 p.m. Texas San Antonio at Middle Tennessee ESPN3
3 p.m. Virginia at Wake Forest ACC Network Extra*
South Dakota at Southern Illinois ESPN3
Missouri State at South Dakota State ESPN3*
East Tennessee State at Mercer ESPN3*
Valdosta State at West Alabama ESPN3
3:30 p.m. Syracuse at No. 3 Clemson
Dave Pasch, Greg McElroy, Tom Luginbill
ABC or ESPN2**
No. 22 Oklahoma State at Kansas State
Allen Bestwick, Mike Bellotti, Kris Budden
ABC or ESPN2**
Maryland at No. 2 Michigan
Steve Levy, Brian Griese, Todd McShay
ESPN
No. 23 Virginia Tech at Duke
Clay Matvick, Dusty Dvoracek
ESPNU
Texas State at Appalachian State
Dave Weekley, John Gregory
ESPN3
Massachusetts at Troy
Matt Stewart, Tom O’Brien
ESPN3
Youngstown State at North Dakota State ESPN3*
Florida Atlantic at Rice ESPN3

 

4 p.m. Missouri at South Carolina
Tom Hart, Andre Ware, Cole Cubelic
SEC Network
Tennessee Tech at Tennessee
Taylor Zarzour, Jordan Rodgers, Dawn Davenport
SEC Network Alternate
Memphis at SMU
Mike Corey, Rene Ingoglia
ESPNEWS
5 p.m. Tulane at UCF
Chris Hassell, Forrest Conoly
ESPN3
Idaho at Louisiana-Lafayette
Trey Bender, Chad Brown
ESPN3
South Alabama at Louisiana-Monroe
Jim Barbar, Clint Stoerner
ESPN3
5:30 p.m. Louisiana Tech at North Texas ESPN3
7 p.m. Oregon at USC
TV:
Joe Tessitore, Todd Blackledge, Holly Rowe
Radio:
Marc Kestechner, Tom Ramsey
ESPN, ESPN3*** and ESPN Radio
Kansas at No. 14 West Virginia
Beth Mowins, Anthony Becht, Rocky Boiman
ESPN2
No. 19 Florida State at NC State
Anish Shroff, Ahmad Brooks, Kevin Weidl
ESPNU
McNeese at Sam Houston State ESPN3*
7:30 p.m. Georgia at Kentucky
Brent Musburger, Jesse Palmer, Kaylee Hartung
SEC Network
8 p.m. No. 9 Nebraska at No. 6 Ohio State
Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, Samantha Ponder 
ABC
East Carolina at Tulsa
Shawn Kenney, Watson Brown
ESPNEWS
No. 1 Alabama at No. 15 LSU
Bill Rosinski, David Norrie, Ian Fitzsimmons
ESPN Radio
10:15 p.m. Utah State at Wyoming
Mark Neely, Pete Najarian, Alex Corddry
ESPN2
Nevada at New Mexico
Roy Philpott, Brian Kinchen
ESPNU
10:30 p.m. No. 4 Washington at California
Mark Jones, Rod Gilmore, Quint Kessenich 
ESPN

*Non-exclusive game
**Game is regionalized
***Data Center on ESPN3
****Sky Cam on ESPN3

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Media contact: Derek Volner at 860-384-9986; [email protected] and @DerekVolner

Derek Volner

I currently lead ESPN’s NFL Communications, including Monday Night Football, NFL Draft and studio programming. Previously, I did the same for ESPN’s vast college football portfolio. I have been with ESPN since 2013.
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