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College Football: ABC Tripleheader & ESPN Quadrupleheader Features Ranked Teams

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The third week of the college football season will include 37 games across ESPN networks, highlighted by a tripleheader on ABC and four games on ESPN, with at least one ranked team in each telecast on Saturday, Sept. 14. Schedule highlights for September 14:

  • ABC will kick off its day at noon ET with No. 16 UCLA at No. 23 Nebraska in a matchup of ranked teams in the Pac-12 and Big Ten, respectively. The tripleheader will continue with No. 2 Oregon against undefeated Tennessee at 3:30 p.m. followed by No. 21 Notre Dame at instate rival Purdue at 8 p.m.
  • The ESPN quadrupleheader will start with No. 7 Louisville at instate rival Kentucky at noon followed by No. 10 Florida State against Nevada at 3:30 p.m., No. 13 South Carolina against Vanderbilt at 7 p.m. and No. 20 Wisconsin at Arizona State at 10:30 p.m.
  • ESPN2 and ESPNU will combine to televise prime-time games involving SEC teams, both at 7 p.m.: Mississippi State at Auburn on ESPN2 and Kent State of the Mid-American Conference at No. 8 LSU.
  • The noon ESPN2 telecast will showcase an intrastate matchup pitting No. 14 Oklahoma against Tulsa.

All games will be available through WatchESPN, accessible online at WatchESPN.com, on smartphones and tablets via the WatchESPN app, through ESPN on Xbox LIVE to Gold members and on Apple TV to fans who receive their video subscription from an affiliated provider.

ESPN Goal Line network will offer unlimited live cut-ins and highlights from numerous top college football games every Saturday beginning at noon. Goal Line is currently available to Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks, Cox, Cablevision, Verizon FiOS TV, Comcast and Midcontinent Communications customers.

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

Thu, Sep 12 7:30 p.m. No. 24 TCU at Texas Tech
Rece Davis, Jesse Palmer, David Pollack & Samantha Ponder
ESPN
    Troy at Arkansas State
Mark Neely & Jay Walker
ESPNU
    Mars Hill at Shorter ESPN3
Fri, Sep 13 8 p.m. Air Force at Boise State
Carter Blackburn, Danny Kanell & Allison Williams
ESPN
Sat, Sep 14 Noon No. 16 UCLA at No. 23 Nebraska
Sean McDonough, Chris Spielman & Shannon Spake
ABC
    No. 7 Louisville at Kentucky
Beth Mowins, Joey Galloway & Paul Carcaterra
ESPN
    Tulsa at No. 14 Oklahoma
Dave Flemming, Ray Bentley & Lewis Johnson
ESPN2
    Bowling Green at Indiana
Tom Hart & John Congemi
ESPNU
  12:21 p.m. Southern Miss at Arkansas
Dave Neal, Andre Ware & Cara Capuano
ESPN3 & SEC TV *
  12:30 p.m. New Mexico at Pitt ESPN3 & ACC Network *
    Louisiana-Monroe at Wake Forest ESPN3 & RSN *
  1 p.m. Eastern Michigan at Rutgers
Trey Bender, John Gregory & Angela Mallen
ESPN3
    Fordham at Temple
Dave Popkin & Ken Dunek
ESPN3
  3 p.m. Boston College at USC
Bill Rosinski, David Norrie & Joe Schad
ESPN Radio
  3:30 p.m. Tennessee at No. 2 Oregon
Mike Patrick, Ed Cunningham & Jeannine Edwards
ABC
    Nevada at No. 10 Florida State
Bob Wischusen, Rod Gilmore & Quint Kessenich
ESPN
    Georgia Tech at Duke
Anish Shroff & Kelly Stouffer
ESPNU
    Stony Brook at Buffalo
Michael Reghi & Forrest Connoly
ESPN3
  4 p.m. Wagner at Syracuse
Shawn Kenney, John Bunting & Cat Whitehill
ESPN3
  5 p.m. Alabama State at Arkansas Pine-Bluff
John Sadak & David Diaz-Infante
ESPN3 ^
  6 p.m. Richmond at Gardner Webb ESPN3
  7 p.m. Vanderbilt at No. 13 South Carolina
Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge & Holly Rowe
ESPN
    Mississippi State at Auburn
Mark Jones, Brock Huard & Maria Taylor
ESPN2
    Kent State at No. 8 LSU
Clay Matvick, Matt Stinchcomb & Dawn Davenport
ESPNU
    Northwestern State at Cincinnati
Dave Weekley, Rocky Boiman & Rontina McCann
ESPN3
    Eastern Washington at Toledo
Jim Barbar & Corey Chavous
ESPN3
    Florida Atlantic at South Florida
Drew Fellios, Al Groh & Tiffany Greene
ESPN3
    Nicholls State at Louisiana-Lafayette
Roy Philpott & Stan Lewter
ESPN3
    Morgan State at Liberty ESPN3 *
  7:30 p.m. Maryland at Connecticut
Bob Picozzi, KC Keeler & John Brickley
ESPN3
    Western Kentucky at South Alabama
Brock Bowling & Warrick Dunn
ESPN3 & RSN *
    Princeton at Mansfield ESPN3
  8 p.m. No. 21 Notre Dame at Purdue
Brent Musburger, Kirk Herbstreit & Heather Cox
ABC
    Marshall at Ohio
Eamon McAnaney & Anthony Becht
ESPNEWS
    No. 25 Ole Miss at Texas
Joe Tessitore, Matt Millen & Kaylee Hartung
Longhorn Network
    Weber State at Utah State
Joel Meyers & Kevin O’Connell
ESPN3
  10:30 p.m. No. 20 Wisconsin at Arizona State
Dave Pasch, Brian Griese & Tom Luginbill
ESPN

 * Local blackout may apply
^ Available on ESPNU at 10:30 p.m.

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