Eight Ranked Teams Slated for Week 3 Showdowns on ESPN Networks, No. 17 Miami at No. 18 Louisville Set for ABC’s Saturday Night Football

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Eight Ranked Teams Slated for Week 3 Showdowns on ESPN Networks, No. 17 Miami at No. 18 Louisville Set for ABC’s Saturday Night Football

Eight teams in the AP Top 25 will be featured on ESPN networks in Week 3, led by the ranked showdown of No. 17 Miami at No. 18 Louisville for ABC’s Saturday Night Football, with Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit and Allison Williams on the call at 7:30 p.m. ET.

In total, 18 games are set for ESPN platforms this weekend, and every matchup is available on the ESPN App.

ABC’s Saturday afternoon slate kicks off with Navy at Tulane, with Mark Jones, Dusty Dvoracek and Quint Kessenich teaming up at noon, followed by Joe Tessitore, Greg McElroy and Marty Smith announcing No. 14 UCF at Georgia Tech at 3:30 p.m. on ABC.

On ESPN at noon, Tulsa travels to No. 11 Oklahoma State for the Samsung QLED 4K Game of the Week, with Sean McDonough, Todd Blackledge, Todd McShay and Kris Budden on the call. Also at noon on ESPN2, No. 19 Louisiana faces off against Georgia State, with Wes Durham, Roddy Jones and Paul Carcaterra calling the action.

No. 13 Cincinnati kicks off The American’s partnership with ESPN+ this Saturday at noon, with David Saltzman and Keith Moreland on the call as the Bearcats play host to Austin Peay.

Two ranked teams are set to be showcased on ACC Network, as top-ranked Clemson hosts The Citadel at 4 p.m., with Anish Shroff, Tom Luginbill and Eric Wood announcing the action. Leading into that contest, Chris Cotter, Mark Herzlich and Kelsey Riggs will team up for the noon game on ACCN, featuring an all-ACC matchup with Syracuse traveling to 25th-ranked Pittsburgh.

Additional ESPN Networks – Week 3 Highlights

  • Campbell at Coastal Carolina: Friday at 7:30 p.m., ESPN
    • Tom Hart, Andre Ware and Cole Cubelic team up to call this Big South-Sun Belt showdown

Additional college football updates will be forthcoming, and the schedule is subject to change. Please continue to check @ESPNPR and ESPN Press Room for more information.

Date Time (ET) Matchup/Talent Network
Fri, Sep 18 7:30 p.m. Campbell at Coastal Carolina
Tom Hart, Andre Ware, Cole Cubelic
ESPN
Sat, Sep 19 Noon Navy at Tulane
Mark Jones, Dusty Dvoracek, Quint Kessenich
ABC
Tulsa at No. 11 Oklahoma State
Sean McDonough, Todd Blackledge, Todd McShay, Kris Budden
ESPN
No. 19 Louisiana at Georgia State
Wes Durham, Roddy Jones, Paul Carcaterra
ESPN2
Liberty at Western Kentucky
Clay Matvick, Rocky Boiman
ESPNU
Syracuse at No. 25 Pittsburgh
Chris Cotter, Mark Herzlich, Kelsey Riggs
ACC Network
Austin Peay at No. 13 Cincinnati
David Saltzman, Keith Moreland
ESPN+
Boston College at Duke ESPN3
3 p.m. Stephen F. Austin at UTSA ESPN3
3:30 p.m. No. 14 UCF at Georgia Tech
Joe Tessitore, Greg McElroy, Marty Smith
ABC
Florida Atlantic at Georgia Southern
Dave Flemming, Rod Gilmore, Lericia Harris
ESPN
4 p.m. Troy at Middle Tennessee
Dave Neal, Jay Walker, Dawn Davenport
ESPN2
The Citadel at No. 1 Clemson
Anish Shroff, Tom Luginbill, Eric Wood
ACC Network
7:30 p.m. No. 17 Miami at No. 18 Louisville
Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, Allison Williams
ABC
Louisiana Tech at Southern Mississippi
Dave Pasch, Mike Golic, Sr., Lauren Sisler
ESPN2
Texas State at Louisiana-Monroe
Roy Philpott, Kelly Stouffer
ESPNU
8 p.m. Wake Forest at NC State
Dave O’Brien, Tim Hasselbeck, Katie George
ACC Network
9 p.m. Abilene Christian at UTEP ESPN3
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Amanda Brooks

Amanda is the Communications Manager for college football and SEC Network, and oversees publicity for college gymnastics and track & field across all ESPN networks. Amanda is a proud alum of Hendrix College in Conway, Ark., and earned her master's in ethics from Vanderbilt University. A native of Kent, Ohio, she is a die-hard Cleveland Indians fan.
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