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College Football: Six of Top Nine Teams Highlighted by No. 2 Alabama vs. No. 15 Ole Miss

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ESPN’s college football game schedule for this week will include six of the top nine ranked programs, highlighted by an ESPN Saturday night doubleheader featuring two of the teams on September 19: No. 7 Georgia vs. South Carolina at 6 p.m. ET followed by No. 2 Alabama against No. 15 Ole Miss at 9:15 p.m.

Saturday also includes an ABC tripleheader with a top six program in each game: No. 4 Michigan State against Air Force at noon, No. 1 Ohio State against Northern Illinois at 3:30 p.m. and No. 6 USC against Stanford at 8 p.m. ESPN Radio will broadcast the ABC Saturday Night Football game and No. 18 Auburn at No. 13 LSU at 3:30 p.m.

In addition to top teams on Saturday, ESPN will televise ACC showdowns on Thursday and Friday night, both involving a ranked team. The Thursday night matchup on September 17 will pit No. 11 Clemson at Louisville at 7:30 p.m. and the Friday contest on September 18 will feature No. 9 Florida State at Boston College at 8 p.m.

Every ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPNEWS, ESPN3, SEC Network and Longhorn Network game will be available through WatchESPN, accessible online at WatchESPN.com, on smartphones and tablets via the WatchESPN app and through Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Xbox 360 and Xbox One to fans who receive their video subscription from an affiliated provider.

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

Date Time (ET) Game/Announcers Network
Thu, Sep 17 7:30 p.m. No. 11 Clemson at Louisville

TV: Rece Davis, Jesse Palmer, David Pollack, Kaylee Hartung

Radio: Bill Rosinski, David Norrie & Joe Schad

ESPN & ESPN Radio
  7:30 p.m. Florida A&M at South Carolina State

Roy Philpott, Jay Walker

ESPNU
Fri, Sep 18 7:30 p.m. Howard at Hampton (from Washington, D.C.)

Mark Neely, Jay Walker

ESPNU
  8 p.m. No. 9 Florida State at Boston College

Dave Flemming, Mack Brown, Allison Williams

ESPN
Sat, Sep 19 Noon Air Force at No. 4 Michigan State

Dave Pasch, Brian Griese, Tom Luginbill

ABC
  Noon Connecticut at No. 22 Missouri

Adam Amin, Kelly Stouffer, Olivia Harlan

ESPN
  Noon Illinois at North Carolina

Beth Mowins, Anthony Becht, Paul Carcaterra

ESPN2
  Noon South Florida at Maryland

Clay Matvick, John Congemi

ESPNU
  Noon Nevada at No. 17 Texas A&M

Tom Hart, Andre Ware, Laura Rutledge

SEC Network
  Noon Savannah State at Akron

Michael Reghi, Jerod Cherry

ESPN3
  Noon Benedictine at Mid-America Nazarene ESPN3 *
  12:30 p.m. No. 23 Northwestern at Duke ESPN3 *
  12:30 p.m. Central Michigan at Syracuse ESPN3 *
  1 p.m. Edinboro at East Stroudsburg ESPN3 *
  2 p.m. Southeastern Louisiana at Ohio

Dave Weekley, John Gregory

ESPN3
  2 p.m. Tennessee State at Jacksonville State ESPN3
  2 p.m. Mercyhurst at Bloomsburg ESPN3 *
  2 p.m. Winston-Salam State at Tuskegee ESPN3
  2 p.m. College of Faith (Ark.) at Valparaiso ESPN3 *
  3 p.m. Memphis at Bowling Green ESPN3 *
  3 p.m. Ball State at Eastern Michigan

Dan Gutowsky, Mickey Matthews

ESPN3
  3 p.m. Temple at Massachusetts

Bob Picozzi, Matt Chatham

ESPN3
  3 p.m. Drake at South Dakota ESPN3 *
  3:30 p.m. Nebraska at Miami (Fla.)

Mark Jones, Rod Gilmore, Quint Kessenich

ABC & ESPN2
  3:30 p.m. Northern Illinois at No. 1 Ohio State

Mike Patrick, Ed Cunningham, Dr. Jerry Punch

ABC & ESPN2
  3:30 p.m. Virginia Tech at Purdue

Anish Shroff, Ahmad Brooks

ESPNU
  3:30 p.m. William & Mary at Virginia

Shawn Kenney, Stan Lewter

ESPN3
  3:30 p.m. Cincinnati at Miami (Ohio)

Jim Barbar, Dustin Fox

ESPN3
  3:30 p.m. Chattanooga at Samford ESPN3 *
  3:30 p.m. North Dakota at North Dakota State ESPN3 *
  3:30 p.m. No. 18 Auburn at No. 13 LSU

Bill Rosinski, David Norrie & Joe Schad

ESPN Radio
  4 p.m. Western Kentucky at Indiana

Mike Corey, Rene Ingoglia

ESPNEWS
  4 p.m. Northwestern State at Mississippi State

Dave Neal, Matt Stinchcomb, Kayce Smith

SEC Network
  4 p.m. Austin Peay at Vanderbilt

Mike Couzens, Cole Cubelic, Kevin Weidl

SEC Network Alternate
  4 p.m. Saint Francis (Pa.) at Youngstown State ESPN3 *
  5 p.m. Wofford at Idaho

Peter Young, Chad Brown

ESPN3
  6 p.m. South Carolina at No. 7 Georgia

Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge, Holly Rowe

ESPN
  6 p.m. Furman at UCF

Drew Fellios, Forest Conoly

ESPN3
  6 p.m. Jackson State at Southern

Joel Meyers, Brian Kinchen

ESPN3
  6 p.m. The Citadel at Georgia Southern

Matt Stewart, Wayne Gandy

ESPN3
  7 p.m. Texas Tech at Arkansas

Bob Wischusen, Brock Huard, Shannon Spake

ESPN2
  7 p.m. Western Carolina at Tennessee

Allen Bestwick, Dan Hawkins

ESPNU
  7 p.m. Murray State at Western Michigan

Alex Faust, Pete Najarian

ESPN3
  7 p.m. Missouri State at Arkansas State

Brock Bowling, Jay Taylor

ESPN3
  7 p.m. Southern Miss at Texas State

Trey Bender, George Wrighster

ESPN3
  7 p.m. McNeese State at Stephen F. Austin ESPN3
  7 p.m. Montana at Liberty ESPN3
  7:30 p.m. Florida at Kentucky

Brent Musburger, Jesse Palmer, Maria Taylor

SEC Network
  8 p.m. Stanford at No. 6 USC

TV: Sean McDonough, Chris Spielman, Todd McShay

Radio: Jason Benetti, Tom Ramsey, TBD

ABC & ESPN Radio
  8 p.m. Iowa State at Toledo

Eamon McAnaney, Rocky Boiman

ESPNEWS
  8 p.m. Maine at Tulane

Roy Philpott, Vonnie Holiday

ESPN3
  8 p.m. UTEP at New Mexico State ESPN3 *
  9:15 p.m. No. 15 Ole Miss at No. 2 Alabama

Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, Heather Cox

ESPN

 

* Local blackout may apply

 

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