Seven College Football Conference Championship Games Set for ESPN Platforms in Week 14

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Seven College Football Conference Championship Games Set for ESPN Platforms in Week 14

College football’s regular season across ESPN platforms will conclude with seven conference championship games December 2-3, including the ACC, American, Big 12, MAC, Pac-12, Sun Belt and SWAC. All conference championship games will be available on the ESPN App.

Championship Saturday features six games across ABC, ESPN and ESPN2, beginning with a pair of noon kickoffs through to the final whistle in primetime.

At noon ET, No. 12 Kansas State takes on No. 4 TCU in the Dr Pepper Big 12 Championship Game from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit and Holly Rowe will have the call on ABC, with Mike Couzens and Max Starks commentating on ESPN Radio. Also at noon is the MAC Championship Game, live from Ford Field in Detroit. Beth Mowins, Kirk Morrison and Stormy Buonantony will announce the action on ESPN featuring Toledo and Ohio.

A trio of afternoon games – all from campus sites – are scheduled for ABC, ESPN and ESPN2 on Saturday. At 3:30 p.m., the Sun Belt Conference Championship Game will commence on ESPN with Dave Flemming, Rod Gilmore and Tiffany Blackmon calling the Coastal Carolina/Troy contest from Veterans Memorial Stadium in Troy, Ala.

At 4 p.m., the American Athletic Championship Game will kick off on ABC, featuring Dave Pasch, Dusty Dvoracek and Tom Luginbill providing commentary on the No. 22 UCF/No. 19 Tulane tussle from Yulman Stadium in New Orleans. On ESPN2 at 4 p.m., Tiffany GreeneJay Walker and Jalyn Johnson will call the SWAC Championship Game highlighted by Southern facing Jackson State at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium in Jackson, Miss.

In primetime, the Subway ACC Championship Game closes out Championship Saturday from Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. Kickoff between No. 8 Clemson and No. 17 North Carolina is set for 8 p.m. on ABC and ESPN Radio. Sean McDonoughTodd Blackledge and Molly McGrath will call the TV action, with Sean Kelley and Tom Ramsey on the radio broadcast.

Conference championship action on ESPN platforms kicks off Friday, Dec. 2, with the Pac-12 Championship Game from Las Vegas. The No. 14 Utah/No. 6 USC showdown is set for 8 p.m. on ESPN Radio, with Marc Kestecher, Kelly Stouffer and Ian Fitzsimmons announcing the action from Allegiant Stadium. ESPN Radio will also broadcast a 30-minute pregame show for the Pac-12 Championship Game, the Dr Pepper Big 12 Championship Game and the Subway ACC Championship Game.

College Football Playoff Top 25 Revealed on Tuesday
In a college football season filled with upsets and thrillers, ESPN will exclusively reveal the penultimate College Football Playoff Top 25 with the College Football Playoff Top 25 Ranking Show Presented by AT&T 5G on Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 7 p.m. Rece Davis will host the show from Bristol, joined live by college football analysts Kirk HerbstreitJoey Galloway and David Pollack, as well as research producer Chris “The Bear” Fallica. ESPN college football insider Heather Dinich will have both pre- and post-rankings analysis on ESPN+.

Championship Weekend Clinched with College Football Playoff Selection Day on Dec. 4
ESPN’s conference championship weekend will culminate Sunday, Dec. 4 with Selection Day. ESPN will exclusively reveal the College Football Playoff Selection Committee’s final rankings, which will determine the four College Football Playoff semifinalists and the complete New Year’s Six participants. Later in the day, the full Bowl Season schedule and opponents will be released. Full details regarding Selection Day will be announced later this week.

FCS Playoffs Continue on ESPN+
ESPN’s coverage of the 2022 Division I Football Championship continues with the second round of the FCS Playoffs live on ESPN+. Defending national champion North Dakota State begins its title defense on Saturday afternoon against Montana at 3:30 p.m. Top-seeded South Dakota State kicks off Saturday at 3 p.m. against Delaware.

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Date Time (ET) Game/Commentators Network
Fri, Dec 2 7 p.m. Pac-12 Championship Game:
No. 14 Utah vs. No. 6 USC

Marc Kestecher, Kelly Stouffer, Ian Fitzsimmons
ESPN Radio
Sat, Dec 3 Noon 2022 Dr Pepper Big 12 Championship (Arlington, Texas): No. 12 Kansas State vs. No. 4 TCU
TV: Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, Holly Rowe
Radio: Mike Couzens, Max Starks
2022 MAC Championship (Detroit, Mich.):
Toledo vs. Ohio

Beth Mowins, Kirk Morrison, Stormy Buonantony
FCS Playoffs (Second Round):
FCS No. 15 New Hampshire at FCS No. 7 Holy Cross

Robert Lee, Craig Haubert
2 p.m. FCS Playoffs (Second Round):
Gardner-Webb at FCS No. 6 William & Mary

James Westling, Leger Douzable
FCS Playoffs (Second Round):
FCS No. 11 Furman at FCS No. 5 Incarnate Word
David Saltzman, Taylor McHargue
3 p.m. FCS Playoffs (Second Round):
FCS No. 23 Delaware at FCS No. 1 South Dakota State
Sam Niedermann, Adam Breneman
FCS Playoffs (Second Round):
FCS No. 9 Weber State at FCS No. 3 Montana State
Ted Emrich, Tyoka Jackson
FCS Playoffs (Second Round):
FCS No. 17 SE Louisiana at FCS No. 8 Samford
Michael Reghi, Forrest Conoly
3:30 p.m. 2022 Sun Belt Championship: Coastal Carolina at Troy
Dave Flemming, Rod Gilmore, Tiffany Blackmon
FCS Playoffs (Second Round):
FCS No. 19 Montana at FCS No. 4 North Dakota State
Connor Onion, Charles Arbuckle
4 p.m. 2022 American Athletic Championship:
No. 22 UCF at No. 19 Tulane

Dave Pasch, Dusty Dvoracek, Tom Luginbill
2022 SWAC Championship: Southern at FCS No. 10 Jackson State
Tiffany Greene, Jay Walker, Jalyn Johnson
5 p.m. FCS Playoffs (Second Round):
FCS No. 13 Richmond at FCS No. 2 Sacramento State

Noah Reed, Marcus Ray
8 p.m. 2022 Subway ACC Championship (Charlotte, N.C.):
No. 8 Clemson vs. No. 17 North Carolina

TV: Sean McDonough, Todd Blackledge, Molly McGrath
Radio: Sean Kelley, Tom Ramsey


Amanda Brooks

Amanda is the Director of Communications for ESPN 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 sports fan.
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