ESPN Releases Week 2 College Football Broadcast Schedule

Courtesy: ESPN

Courtesy: ESPN

Week Two of the NCAA college football season is officially upon us. And it’s going to be a busy one. Thanks to ESPN and its family of networks, college football fans will be well covered this week.

ESPN has released the broadcast schedule for its networks’ college football coverage for this weekend. The schedule includes three Saturday night matchups between ranked teams. That trio of marquee matchups is headed up by Saturday night’s matchup between the #5 Spartans and #7 Ducks at Michigan State. That game is slated to air at 8pm ET on ABC. The SEC Network will carry three games with at least one ranked team beginning at noon ET with Auburn taking on Jacksonville State. At 4pm ET #2 Alabama will face off against Middle Tennessee State on The SEC Network. #18 Arkansas will take on Toledo on SEC Network Alternate. In all ESPN and its family of networks will offer a total of sixty-two games this weekend beginning tonight on ESPN3 as Clarion hosts Millersville. The complete broadcast schedule for this weekend’s college football coverage across the ESPN networks is listed below.

ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN3, ESPNEWS, SEC Network, Longhorn Network and ESPN Radio Schedule

Date Time (ET) Game/Announcers Network
Thu, Sep 10 6 p.m. Millersville at Clarion ESPN3 *
  7:30 p.m. Southern at Mississippi Valley State

Mark Neely, Jay Walker

Fri, Sep 11 9 p.m. Utah State at No. 24 Utah

Dave Flemming, Mack Brown, Allison Williams

Sat, Sep 12 11:30 a.m. South Florida at No. 11 Florida State

Bob Wischusen, Brock Huard, Shannon Spake

  Noon Oregon State at Michigan

Sean McDonough, Chris Spielman, Todd McShay

  Noon Buffalo at Penn State

Beth Mowins, Anthony Becht, Paul Carcaterra

  Noon Miami (Ohio) at Wisconsin

Clay Matvick, John Congemi

  Noon Indiana State at Purdue

Shawn Kenney, Pete Najarian

  Noon Jacksonville State at No. 6 Auburn

Dave Neal, Matt Stinchcomb, Dawn Davenport

SEC Network
  Noon Houston at Louisville ESPN3 *
  Noon Missouri Valley at Benedictine ESPN3 *
  12:30 p.m. Wake Forest at Syracuse ESPN3 *
  12:30 p.m. Appalachian State at No. 12 Clemson

Joel Meyers, Tom O’Brien

  1 p.m. Howard at Boston College

Bob Picozzi, Al Groh

  1:30 p.m. Morehead State at VMI ESPN3
  2 p.m. Eastern Washington at Northern Iowa ESPN3 *
  3 p.m. Chadron State at Missouri State ESPN3
  3 p.m. Monmouth at Central Michigan

Dan Gutowsky, Doug Graber

  3 p.m. Florida A&M at Samford ESPN3
  3:30 p.m. No. 9 Notre Dame at Virginia

Mike Patrick, Ed Cunningham, Dr. Jerry Punch

  3:30 p.m. Fresno State at No. 17 Ole Miss

Adam Amin, Kelly Stouffer, Olivia Harlan

  3:30 p.m. Washington State at Rutgers

Eamon McAnaney, Tom Ramsey

  3:30 p.m. Furman at Virginia Tech

Dave Weekley, John Gregory

  3:30 p.m. Murray State at Northern Illinois

Peter Young, Tyoka Jackson

  3:30 p.m. Tulane at No. 15 Georgia Tech ESPN3 *
  3:30 p.m. Weber State at North Dakota State ESPN3 *
  4 p.m. Eastern Illinois at Northwestern

Jim Barbar, Charles Arbuckle

  4 p.m. Middle Tennessee at No. 2 Alabama

Tom Hart, Andre Ware, Laura Rutledge

SEC Network
  4 p.m. Toledo vs. No. 18 Arkansas (Little Rock, Ark.)

Mike Couzens, Cole Cubelic, Kevin Weidl

SEC Network Alternate
  6 p.m. No. 19 Oklahoma at No. 23 Tennessee

Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge, Holly Rowe

  6 p.m. North Carolina A&T at North Carolina

John Brickley, Dustin Fox

  6 p.m. North Carolina Central at Duke

Alex Faust, Stan Lewter

  6 p.m. Pittsburgh at Akron

Michael Reghi, Jerod Cherry

  6 p.m. Eastern Kentucky at NC State

Matt Stewart, Darius Walker

  6 p.m. Delaware State at Kent State

David Wilson, Marcus Ray

  6 p.m. Western Michigan at Georgia Southern

Tiffany Greene, Vonnie Holiday

  6 p.m. Western Carolina at The Citadel ESPN3
  6 p.m. Stetson at Mercer ESPN3
  6 p.m. East Stroudsburg at Slippery Rock ESPN3 *
  7 p.m. East Carolina at Florida

Mark Jones, Rod Gilmore, Quint Kessenich

  7 p.m. Ball State at No. 16 Texas A&M

Allen Bestwick, Dan Hawkins, Kayce Smith

  7 p.m. North Texas at SMU

Dave Raymond, Chad Brown

  7 p.m. Marshall at Ohio ESPN3 *
  7 p.m. No. 21 Missouri at Arkansas State

Drew Fellios, Foest Conoly

  7 p.m. Northwestern State at Louisiana-Lafayette

Kevin Brown, Brian Kinchen

  7 p.m. Nicholls State at Louisiana-Monroe

Brock Bowling, Wayne Gandy

  7 p.m. Charleston Southern at Troy

Jonathan Yardley, Mickey Matthews

  7 p.m. Prairie View A&M at Texas State

Brett Dolan, George Wrighster

  7 p.m. Memphis at Kansas ESPN3 *
  7 p.m. Mississippi College at North Alabama ESPN3 *
  7 p.m. Robert Morris at Youngstown State ESPN3 *
  7:30 p.m. Kentucky at South Carolina

SECN: Brent Musburger, Jesse Palmer, Maria Taylor

Radio: Bill Rosinski, David Norrie & Joe Schad

SEC Network & ESPN Radio
  7:30 p.m. Morgan State at Illinois State ESPN3 *
  8 p.m. No. 7 Oregon at No. 5 Michigan State

Rece Davis, Kirk Herbstreit, Heather Cox

  8 p.m. Temple at Cincinnati

Roy Philpott, Rocky Boiman

  8 p.m. Rice at Texas

Anish Shroff, Ahmad Brooks, Keith Moreland, Jane Slater

Longhorn Network
  8 p.m. Tulsa at New Mexico

Trey Bender, Jay Taylor

  8 p.m. Georgia State at New Mexico State ESPN3 *
  8 p.m. Black Hills State at South Dakota School of Mines ESPN3
  9:15 p.m. No. 14 LSU at No. 25 Mississippi State

Dave Pasch, Brian Griese, Tom Luginbill

  10:15 p.m. No. 20 Boise State at BYU

Dave Lamont, Ray Bentley, Allison Williams

  10:15 p.m. San Jose State at Air Force

Mark Neely, David Diaz-Infante


* Local blackout may apply

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