Coastal Carolina and No. 21 Louisiana will go live under the lights tonight on the gridiron.
The Chanticleers and Rajin-Cajuns will open the ESPN networks’ weekly college football broadcast schedule at 7:30 p.m. ET tonight. While the game opens this week’s schedule, three other games will be the focus of this week’s schedule.
The AAC, SEC, and ACC are scheduled to showcase Saturday in a daylong schedule. That is pending the developing situation at Florida. The Gators staff suspended operations Tuesday following the revelation that 19 members of the team have tested positive for COVID-19.
No. 10 Florida is scheduled to LSU at 4 p.m. ET on ESPN. However, Tuesday’s announcement is leaving Saturday’s game in question. This after workouts and practices were paused following the revelation of the outbreak.
The two other games on the schedule — UCF at Memphis (AAC) and No. 5 North Carolina at Florida State (ACC) — are still confirmed. Coverage of the AAC matchup is scheduled to launch at 3:30 p.m. ET on ABC, with Mark Jones, Roddy Jones, and Paul Carcaterra on the call.
The ACC will headline the day’s schedule, with coverage starting at 7:30 p.m. ET on ABC. Sean McDonough will anchor the Saturday Night Football presented by Capital One broadcast. Todd Bleckledge, Todd McShay and Molly McGrath will provide additional commentary and reports.
While the noted games are the highlights of Saturday’s schedule across the ESPN networks, they are not the only games on the four-day schedule. Sun Belt foes Georgia State and Arkansas State are scheduled to play at 7:30 p.m. ET Thursday on ESPN.
No. 8 Cincinnati is on the road noon Saturday against host Tulsa in another key AAC matchup. The game is scheduled to air on ESPN2.
No. 13 Miami is also on Saturday’s schedule. The Hurricanes are scheduled to play host to Pittsburgh live at noon on the ACC Network.
Also set for high noon is a matchup of No. 18 Tennessee and Kentucky. That game is scheduled to air on the SEC Network.
This week’s full college football schedule is noted below.
|Wed, Oct 14||7:30 p.m.||Coastal Carolina at No. 21 Louisiana|
Chris Cotter, Eric Mac Lain, Lericia Harris
|Thu, Oct 15||7:30 p.m.||Georgia State at Arkansas State|
Matt Barrie, Mike Golic Jr., Tera Talmadge
|Fri, Oct 16||6 p.m.||No. 17 SMU at Tulane|
Beth Mowins, Kirk Morrison, Lauren Sisler
|9:30 p.m.||No. 14 BYU at Houston|
Jason Benetti, Andre Ware, Kris Budden
|Sat, Oct 17||Noon||No. 1 Clemson at Georgia Tech|
TV: Bob Wischusen, Dan Orlovsky, Marty Smith
Radio: Sean Kelley, Barrett Jones
|No. 15 Auburn at South Carolina|
Dave Pasch, Greg McElroy, Holly Rowe
|No. 8 Cincinnati at Tulsa|
Anish Shroff, Tom Luginbill, Lericia Harris
|Texas State at South Alabama|
Clay Matvick, Rocky Boiman
|Pittsburgh at No. 13 Miami|
Chris Cotter, Mark Herzlich, Alex Chappell
|Kentucky at No. 18 Tennessee|
Tom Hart, Jordan Rodgers, Cole Cubelic
|Liberty at Syracuse||ESPN3|
|South Florida at Temple|
Dave Leno, Ken Dunek
|Navy at East Carolina|
Lincoln Rose, Keith Moreland
|3:30 p.m.||UCF at Memphis|
Mark Jones, Roddy Jones, Paul Carcaterra
|Ole Miss at Arkansas|
Dave Flemming, Rod Gilmore, Tera Talmadge
|Duke at NC State||ESPN3|
|Eastern Kentucky at Troy||ESPN3|
|4 p.m.||LSU at No. 10 Florida|
Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, Allison Williams
|UMass at Georgia Southern|
Bill Roth, Dustin Fox
|Virginia at Wake Forest|
Wes Durham, Eric Wood, Jerry Punch
|No. 11 Texas A&M at Mississippi State|
Dave Neal, DJ Shockley, Dawn Davenport
|7:30 p.m.||No. 5 North Carolina at Florida State|
Sean McDonough, Todd Blackledge, Todd McShay, Molly McGrath
|Southern Mississippi at UTEP|
Roy Philpott, Kelly Stouffer, Kris Budden
|8 p.m.||Florida International at Charlotte|
Mike Couzens, Rene Ingoglia
|Boston College at No. 23 Virginia Tech|
Dave O’Brien, Tim Hasselbeck, Katie George
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