The 2012 NCAA FCS Championship kicks off this weekend, and ESPN will be carrying every game across its networks, including 14 games from the first, second and quarterfinals rounds exclusively on ESPN3. First-round action starts with Colgate vs. Wagner at noon ET on Saturday, Nov. 24. The Championship will be held on Saturday, Jan. 5 from FC Dallas Stadium in Frisco, Texas on ESPN2.
ESPN3 has been the leading destination for FCS games during the regular season, with a total of 73 games, 24 of which were exclusive to the network. Additionally, it carried a total of 124 college football games overall this season, the most ever for ESPN3 thus far.
The complete schedule:
|Sat, Nov 24||Noon||Colgate vs. Wagner||ESPN3|
|2 p.m.||Coastal Carolina vs. Bethune-Cookman||ESPN3|
|3 p.m.||Eastern Illinois vs. South Dakota StateDan Gutowsky & John Gregory||ESPN3|
|Villanova vs. Stony Brook||ESPN3|
|Sat, Dec 1||2 p.m.||New Hampshire vs. WoffordMike Gleason & Rocky Boiman||ESPN3|
|Central Arkansas vs. Georgia SouthernShawn Kenney & John Bunting||ESPN3|
|TBD vs. Old DominionJohn Sadak & Stan Lewter||ESPN3|
|Illinois State vs. Appalachian StateRyan Rose & Rene Ingoglia||ESPN3|
|4 p.m.||TBD vs. North Dakota State||ESPN3|
|Cal Poly vs. Sam Houston StateJonathon Yardley & Forrest Conoly||ESPN3|
|6 p.m.||TBD vs. Eastern WashingtonTrey Bender & Jay Taylor||ESPN3|
|7 p.m.||TBD vs. Montana StatePeter Young & Cory Chavous||ESPN3|
|Fri, Dec 7||8 p.m.||Quarterfinal #1 TBDTom Hart, John Congemi & Allison Williams||ESPN2 / WatchESPN|
|Sat, Dec 8||noon||Quarterfinal #2 TBDClay Matvick & Matt Stinchcomb||ESPN / WatchESPN|
|TBD||Quarterfinal #3 TBD||ESPN3|
|TBD||Quarterfinal #4 TBD||ESPN3|
|Fri, Dec 14||8 p.m.||Semifinal #1 TBDDave Neal, Andre Ware & Cara Capuano||ESPN2 / WatchESPN|
|Sat, Dec 15||4 p.m.||Semifinal #2 TBDJoe Davis, Jay Walker & Jill Montgomery||ESPNU / WatchESPN|
|Sat, Jan 5||1 p.m.||Final TBDDave Neal, Andre Ware & Cara Capuano||ESPN2 / WatchESPN|
ESPN3 is ESPN’s live multi-screen sports network available in 79 million households nationwide to fans who are customers of an affiliated provider. It can be accessed online at WatchESPN.com, on smartphones and tablets via the WatchESPN app and through ESPN on Xbox.