AAC, SEC, ACC Matchups Get The Spotlight In ESPN Networks’ CFB Broadcast Schedule This Week

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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.

DateTime (ET)Game/TalentNetwork
Wed, Oct 147:30 p.m.Coastal Carolina at No. 21 Louisiana
Chris Cotter, Eric Mac Lain, Lericia Harris
Thu, Oct 157:30 p.m.Georgia State at Arkansas State
Matt Barrie, Mike Golic Jr., Tera Talmadge
Fri, Oct 166 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 17NoonNo. 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
ACC Network
Kentucky at No. 18 Tennessee
Tom Hart, Jordan Rodgers, Cole Cubelic
SEC Network
Liberty at SyracuseESPN3
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 StateESPN3
Eastern Kentucky at TroyESPN3
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
ACC Network
No. 11 Texas A&M at Mississippi State
Dave Neal, DJ Shockley, Dawn Davenport
SEC Network
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
ACC Network

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