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Posted by Amanda DeCastro on July 25, 2013

ESPN Audio 2013 College Football Schedule

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South Carolina Gamecocks vs. LSU Tigers - October 13, 2012Regular season kicks off Thursday, Aug. 29, with North Carolina at No. 8 South Carolina

ESPN Audio will broadcast 25 regular-season college football matchups this season, including the Dr. Pepper ACC Championship Game and the Pac-12 Championship game. The season begins on Thursday, Aug., 29, at 4 p.m. ET with a special two-hour kickoff special followed by North Carolina at No. 8 South Carolina. The season will culminate on Saturday, Dec. 7, with the ACC and Pac-12 Championship games. All regular season and championship games will be available on ESPN Radio, ESPNRadio.com and ESPN Radio mobile app. This is the 14th year ESPN Audio will broadcast college football games. Bill Rosinski will describe the action while David Norrie serves as color analyst.

This year’s game selection includes marquee matchups between several SEC and ACC teams including Virginia Tech at defending BCS National Champion No. 2 Alabama on Saturday, Aug., 31, at 4:30 p.m. from the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, GA in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game. Other highlights include Washington State at No. 23 USC on Saturday, Sept. 7; Boston College at No. 23 USC on Saturday, Sept. 14; and No. 12 Clemson at NC State on Thursday, Sept. 19. Additional ranked teams on the schedule include No. 3 Oregon, No. 5 Stanford, No. 6 Texas A&M – led by quarterback and 2012 Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel, No. 16 LSU, No. 24 Northwestern.

ESPN Audio will also broadcast extensive post-season coverage, including all five BCS games, culminating with the VIZIO BCS National Championship on January 6, 2014 from the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA. Game times will be announced as the season progresses.

DateTime (ET)Game
Thu, Aug 294 p.m.North Carolina at No. 8 South Carolina
Sat, Aug 314:30 p.m.Virginia Tech at No. 2 Alabama (from   Atlanta, GA)
Sat, Sep 79:30 p.m.Washington State at No. 23 USC
Sat, Sep 14TBDBoston College at No. 23 USC
Thu, Sep 196:30 p.m.No. 12 Clemson at NC State
Sat, Sep 21TBDUtah State at No. 23 USC
 TBDTennessee at No. 11 Florida
Thu, Sep 266:30 p.m.Virginia Tech at Georgia Tech
Sat, Sep 28TBDTexas A&M at Arkansas
Sat, Oct 5TBDNo. 16 LSU at Mississippi State
Thu, Oct 109:30 p.m.Arizona at No. 23 USC
Sat, Oct 12TBDNo. 24 Northwestern at No. 25 Wisconsin
Sat, Oct 19TBDNo. 18 TCU at No. 15 Oklahoma State
Sat, Oct 26TBDUtah at No. 23 USC
Sat, Nov 2TBDMiami at No. 14 Florida State
Sat, Nov 9TBDMississippi State at No. 6 Texas A&M
Thu, Nov 146:30 p.m.Georgia Tech at No. 12 Clemson
Sat, Nov 16TBDNo. 5 Stanford at No. 23 USC
 TBDNo. 2 Alabama at Mississippi State
Sat, Nov 23TBDCalifornia at No. 5 Stanford
 TBDNo. 3 Oregon at Arizona
Sat, Nov 30TBDNo. 19 UCLA at No. 23 USC
 TBDNo. 14 Florida State at No. 11 Florida
Sat, Dec 77 p.m.Dr. Pepper ACC Championship Game (from Charlotte, NC)
 7 p.m.Pac-12 Championship Game

 Rankings are based on an early 2013 ESPN.com preseason top 25 poll

About ESPN Audio

ESPN Radio, the country’s largest sports radio network, ESPN Deportes Radio, ESPNRadio.com, and ESPN Podcasts comprise ESPN Audio.

ESPN Radio, which launched January 1,1992, provides more than 9,000 hours of talk and event content annually, reaching 24 million listeners a week on 450 nationwide stations, including more than 360 full-time affiliates and clearance in the top 25 markets with owned and/or operated FM stations in New York and Dallas, AM signals in Chicago and Los Angeles. ESPN Radio programming is also available on Sirius XM and via digital distributors Slacker Radio and Tune In. ESPN Deportes Radio is the only all-sports Spanish radio network, and has 46 affiliates covering 72% of the Hispanic DMA with stations in the top 10 Hispanic markets, including owned and/or operated stations in New York and Dallas.

ESPNRadio.com is the most listened to live stream of any terrestrial broadcaster in the world — reaching more than 714,000 unique listeners per month who logged more than 95.3 million total listening hours in 2012, with 11.2 million session starts per month (source: Ando Media). ESPN Podcasts logged 188.8 million completed downloads in 2012 via the ESPN PodCenter and iTunes.

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