No. 19 Colorado at No. 10 Oregon Headlines Stacked Schedule Set for ESPN Platforms in College Football’s Week 4 – More Than Half of the Top 25 and Nearly 100 Showdowns Featured

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No. 19 Colorado at No. 10 Oregon Headlines Stacked Schedule Set for ESPN Platforms in College Football’s Week 4 – More Than Half of the Top 25 and Nearly 100 Showdowns Featured

  • ABC’s Saturday Slate: No. 4 Florida State at Clemson, No. 19 Colorado at No. 10 Oregon, No. 3 Texas at Baylor
  • 12 LSU, No. 8 Washington Lead ESPN’s Saturday Showcase

Thirteen top 25 teams and nearly 100 matchups are set for ESPN platforms in a loaded Week 4 lineup, including ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, SEC Network, ACC Network, Big 12 Now on ESPN+, ESPN+ and SEC Network+.

In primetime, Arkansas looks to bounce back against the Bayou Bengals, with No. 12 LSU hosting the Razorbacks at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN and ESPN Radio. Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit and Holly Rowe will provide commentary on ESPN, with Mike Couzens, Max Starks and Mike Peasley calling the game for ESPN Radio. The Battle for the Boot is also this week’s 4K Game of the Week.

A conference clash leads ABC’s broadcast slate on Saturday, as No. 4 Florida State ventures to Death Valley to take on ACC rival Clemson at noon with Sean McDonough, Greg McElroy and Molly McGrath on the call. At 3:30 p.m. on ABC, Joe Tessitore, Jesse Palmer and Katie George present one of the most exciting teams in the country in No. 19 Colorado on the road against Pac-12 powerhouse No. 10 Oregon. The matchup serves as Buffs head coach Deion Sanders’ first conference contest. On ABC Saturday Night Football Presented by Capital One, third-ranked Texas travels for a Lone Star showdown against in-state foe Baylor at 7:30 p.m. Dave Pasch, Dusty Dvoracek and Tom Luginbill have the call of the Longhorns-Bears battle on ABC.

A trio of conference tussles surrounds ESPN’s primetime presentation on Saturday. No. 8 Washington welcomes California to Husky Stadium at 10:30 p.m., featuring Dave Flemming, Brock Osweiler and Kayla Burton calling the Pac-12 After Dark action. At noon, Texas A&M plays host to SEC West rival Auburn, with Bob Wischusen, Robert Griffin III and Kris Budden commentating from College Station. Mark Jones, Louis Riddick and Quint Kessenich team up at 3:30 p.m. for BYU at Kansas, as the Cougars play their first Big 12 Conference game against the fellow unbeaten Jayhawks.

ESPN2 highlights a pair of ranked squads on Saturday. Top-ranked Georgia hosts UAB at 7:30 p.m., as Brian Custer, Rod Gilmore and Lauren Sisler announce the action from Athens. Earlier in the day, Temple takes on No. 20 Miami, with Lowell Galindo, Kirk Morrison and Stormy Buonantony on the call from Philadelphia.

College Networks Notch Top 25 Teams in Week 4
A duo of ranked squads will be featured on ESPN’s college networks this Saturday. On ACC Network Primetime Football, Wes Durham, Tim Hasselbeck and Taylor Tannebaum present Pittsburgh at home against No. 17 North Carolina. At 4 p.m., No. 23 Tennessee looks to bounce back at Neyland Stadium on SEC Network, as Dave Neal, Derek Mason and Taylor Davis call the Vols vs. UTSA.

ESPN+ Highlights – Week 4
ESPN+ boasts a 60-game schedule this weekend. Coming off an upset over then-No. 11 Tennessee, No. 25 Florida plays host to Charlotte on ESPN+ and SEC Network+ with Clay Matvick and Aaron Murray on the call. Full ESPN+ schedule.

Additional Spotlighted Matchups

  • Thursday
    • Georgia State at Coastal Carolina: 7:30 p.m. | ESPN
      • Commentators: Matt Barrie, Dan Mullen, Harry Lyles Jr.
  • Friday
    • NC State at Virginia: 7:30 p.m. | ESPN
      • Commentators: Anish Shroff, Andre Ware, Paul Carcaterra
  • Saturday
    • No. 22 UCLA at No. 11 Utah: 3 p.m. | ESPN Radio
      • Commentators: Marc Kestecher, Kelly Stouffer, Ian Fitzsimmons

For updates to programming schedules and game assignments, please visit ESPNPressRoom.com.

Date Time (ET) Game/Commentators Platform
Thu, Sep 21 7:30 p.m. Georgia State at Coastal Carolina
Matt Barrie, Dan Mullen, Harry Lyles Jr.
ESPN
  7:30 p.m. Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Alabama A&M
Tiffany Greene, Jay Walker
ESPNU
Fri, Sep 22 7:30 p.m. NC State at Virginia
Anish Shroff, Andre Ware, Paul Carcaterra
ESPN
Sat, Sep 23 Noon No. 4 Florida State at Clemson
Sean McDonough, Greg McElroy, Molly McGrath
ABC
Noon Auburn at Texas A&M
Bob Wischusen, Robert Griffin III, Kris Budden
ESPN
Noon Virginia Tech at Marshall
Roy Philpott, Roddy Jones, Taylor McGregor
ESPN2
Noon Western Kentucky at Troy
John Schriffen, Rocky Boiman, Dawn Davenport
ESPNU
Noon Kentucky at Vanderbilt
Taylor Zarzour, Matt Stinchcomb, Alyssa Lang
SEC Network
Noon Army at Syracuse
Chris Cotter, Mark Herzlich, Sherree Burruss
ACC Network
1:30 p.m. Western Michigan at Toledo
Michael Reghi, Jerod Cherry
ESPN+
2 p.m. Georgia Southern at Ball State
Jim Barbar, Tyoka Jackson
ESPN+
3 p.m. No. 22 UCLA at No. 11 Utah
Marc Kestecher, Kelly Stouffer, Ian Fitzsimmons
ESPN Radio
3:30 p.m. No. 19 Colorado at No. 10 Oregon
Joe Tessitore, Jesse Palmer, Katie George
ABC
3:30 p.m. BYU at Kansas
Mark Jones, Louis Riddick, Quint Kessenich
ESPN
3:30 p.m. No. 20 Miami at Temple
Lowell Galindo, Kirk Morrison, Stormy Buonantony
ESPN2
3:30 p.m. Boston College at Louisville
Jorge Sedano, Orlando Franklin, Marilyn Payne
ACC Network
3:30 p.m. Texas Tech at West Virginia
Drew Carter, Dustin Fox, Tori Petry
Big 12 Now on ESPN+
3:30 p.m. Ohio at Bowling Green
Doug Sherman, Marcus Ray
ESPN+
3:30 p.m. Delaware State at Miami (Ohio)
Anthony Lima, Ryan Cavanaugh
ESPN+
3:30 p.m. Texas A&M-Commerce at Old Dominion ESPN+
3:30 p.m. New Mexico at UMass ESPN+
4 p.m. Rice at South Florida
Jay Alter, Rene Ingoglia
ESPNU
4 p.m. UTSA at No. 23 Tennessee
Dave Neal, Derek Mason, Taylor Davis
SEC Network
5 p.m. Central Michigan at South Alabama ESPN+
5 p.m. Eastern Michigan at Jacksonville State ESPN+
6 p.m. Gardner-Webb at East Carolina
James Westling, Reggie Walker
ESPN+
6:30 p.m. Liberty at Florida International ESPN+
7 p.m. Nicholls at Tulane
Richard Cross, Taylor McHargue
ESPN+
7 p.m. Arkansas at No. 12 LSU
TV: Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, Holly Rowe
Radio: Mike Couzens, Max Starks, Mike Peasley
ESPN/ESPN Radio
7 p.m. Charlotte at No. 25 Florida
Clay Matvick, Aaron Murray
ESPN+/SECN+
7 p.m. Sam Houston at Houston
Mark Neely, Ryan Leaf, Shane Sparks
Big 12 Now on ESPN+
7 p.m. Colorado State at Middle Tennessee ESPN+
7 p.m. Southern Miss at Arkansas State ESPN+
7 p.m. Nevada at Texas State ESPN+
7:30 p.m. No. 3 Texas at Baylor
Dave Pasch, Dusty Dvoracek, Tom Luginbill
ABC
7:30 p.m. UAB at No. 1 Georgia
Brian Custer, Rod Gilmore, Lauren Sisler
ESPN2
7:30 p.m. Memphis vs. Missouri (St. Louis, Mo.)
Courtney Lyle, Hutson Mason
ESPNU
7:30 p.m. Mississippi State at South Carolina
Tom Hart, Jordan Rodgers, Cole Cubelic
SEC Network
7:30 p.m. Buffalo at Louisiana ESPN+
8 p.m. No. 17 North Carolina at Pittsburgh
Wes Durham, Tim Hasselbeck, Taylor Tannebaum
ACC Network
9 p.m. UNLV at UTEP ESPN+
10:30 p.m. California at No. 8 Washington
Dave Flemming, Brock Osweiler, Kayla Burton
ESPN

 

Amanda Brooks

Amanda is the Senior Director of Communications overseeing publicity strategy for ESPN’s entire college sports portfolio, including college football and the College Football Playoff, 40 NCAA Championships and ESPN's college 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 Guardians fan.
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