Cardinals, Hurricanes To Headline This Weekend’s ESPN Networks CFB Broadcast Schedule

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ABC’s weekly Saturday Night Football broadcast will feature a showdown of two Top 20 college football teams this week.

No. 18 Louisville will host No. 17 Miami in this week’s broadcast.  Coverage is scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m. ET.  The broadcast team of Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit and Allison Williams will cover the game.

Each team will come in to Saturday night’s game on the heels of a Week 1 win.  The Hurricanes defeated the University of Alabama at Birmingham 31-14 in Week 1 while the Cardinals won their game against the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers 35-21.

Saturday night’s showdown is just one of the games on tap for ESPN’s weekly CFB schedule.  The Campbell Camels and Coastal Carolina Chanticleers open the weekend’s slate at 7:30 p.m. ET Friday on ESPN.

Saturday’s day-long schedule opens at noon with games across the ESPN family of networks.  Tulane will host Navy on ABC;  No. 11 Oklahoma State will host Tulsa on ESPN; No. 19 Louisiana will be on the road against Georgia State on ESPN2; The ACC Network will carry coverage of the Syracuse Orange taking on host No. 25 Pittsburgh.

Liberty and Western Kentucy will face off live on ESPNU at noon while No. 13 Cincinnati will take on the 0-2 Austin Peay at noon on ESPN+; Boston College and Duke will broadcast live at noon on ESPN3.

The ESPN networks’ full CFB broadcast schedule for this weekend is noted below.


Date Time (ET) Matchup/Talent Network
Fri, Sep 18 7:30 p.m. Campbell at Coastal Carolina
Tom Hart, Andre Ware, Cole Cubelic
Sat, Sep 19 Noon Navy at Tulane
Mark Jones, Dusty Dvoracek, Quint Kessenich
    Tulsa at No. 11 Oklahoma State
Sean McDonough, Todd Blackledge, Todd McShay, Kris Budden
    No. 19 Louisiana at Georgia State
Wes Durham, Roddy Jones, Paul Carcaterra
    Liberty at Western Kentucky
Clay Matvick, Rocky Boiman
    Syracuse at No. 25 Pittsburgh
Chris Cotter, Mark Herzlich, Kelsey Riggs
ACC Network
    Austin Peay at No. 13 Cincinnati
David Saltzman, Keith Moreland
    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
    Florida Atlantic at Georgia Southern
Dave Flemming, Rod Gilmore, Lericia Harris
    Charlotte at No. 12 North Carolina ESPN3
  4 p.m. Troy at Middle Tennessee
Dave Neal, Jay Walker, Dawn Davenport
    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
    Louisiana Tech at Southern Mississippi
Dave Pasch, Mike Golic, Sr., Lauren Sisler
    Texas State at Louisiana-Monroe
Roy Philpott, Kelly Stouffer
  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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