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College Football Schedule: 13 Undefeated Teams Featured including No. 8 Florida at No. 6 LSU Showdown


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ESPN will showcase top college football matchups this week highlighted by 13 of the remaining 16 unbe

aten teams, the top eight ranked teams and four games between ranked squads.

An ESPN quadrupleheader Saturday, Oct. 17 will include five undefeated teams and six of the top 12 ranked programs beginning with No. 11 Florida State against Louisville at noon ET. The next two games will pit undefeated No. 7 Michigan State at No. 12 Michigan, whose only loss was to undefeated No. 4 Utah in the season-opener, at 3:30 p.m. followed by No. 8 Florida at No. 6 LSU in a showdown between two of the three unbeaten SEC squads at 7 p.m. The late telecast will match No. 4 Utah against Arizona State at 10 p.m.

Additional highlights for Saturday, Oct. 17:

  • The schedule for ABC will include three undefeated teams beginning at noon: No. 17 Iowa at one-loss Northwestern and Memphis against one-loss No. 13 Ole Miss (ESPN2 will show the game viewers do not receive on ABC). The Saturday Night Football contest at 8 p.m. will feature undefeated No. 1 Ohio State against one-loss Penn State.
  • Two games at 7 p.m. will feature a top five-team in each with No. 3 TCU at Iowa State on ESPN2 and No. 5 Clemson against Boston College on ESPNU.

Every ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPNEWS, ESPN3, SEC Network and Longhorn Network game will be available through WatchESPN, accessible online at, 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 / Commentators Network
Tue, Oct 13 8 p.m. Arkansas State at South Alabama

Eamon McAnaney, Rocky Boiman

Thu, Oct 15 7 p.m. Auburn at Kentucky

Dave Flemming, Mack Brown, Allison Williams

  7 p.m. Glenville State at Alderson-Broaddus ESPN3
  7:30 p.m. Alabama State at Arkansas-Pine Bluff

Mark Neely, Jay Walker

  10:30 p.m. No. 18 UCLA at No. 15 Stanford

TV: Joe Tessitore, Jesse Palmer, David Pollack, Kaylee Hartung

Radio: Bill Rosinski, David Norrie, Joe Schad

Fri, Oct 16 8 p.m. Cincinnati at BYU

Adam Amin, Kelly Stouffer, Olivia Harlan

  9 p.m. No. 24 Houston at Tulane

Shawn Kenney, Brian Kinchen

  10:30 p.m. UNLV at Fresno State

Roy Philpott, Tom Ramsey

Sat, Oct 17 Noon No. 13 Ole Miss at Memphis

Tom Hart, Andre Ware, Laura Rutledge

  Noon No. 17 Iowa at No. 20 Northwestern

Dave Pasch, Brian Griese, Tom Luginbill

  Noon Louisville at No. 11 Florida State

Bob Wischusen, Brock Huard, Shannon Spake

  Noon South Florida at Connecticut

Allen Bestwick, Dan Hawkins

  Noon Tulsa at East Carolina

Mike Corey, Rene Ingoglia

  Noon Louisiana Tech at Mississippi State

Mike Couzens, Cole Cubelic, Kevin Weidl

SEC Network
  Noon West Virginia at No. 2 Baylor

Bill Rosinski, David Norrie, Joe Schad

ESPN Radio
  Noon Duquesne at Bryant ESPN3
  Noon Western Michigan at Ohio ESPN3 *
  Noon Eastern Michigan at No. 22 Toledo ESPN3 *
  Noon William Penn at Peru State ESPN3 *
  Noon Slippery Rock at Mercyhurst ESPN3 *
  12:30 p.m. Pittsburgh at Georgia Tech ESPN3 *
  1 p.m. Buffalo at Central Michigan

Michael Reghi, Josh Cribbs

  1 p.m. Gardner-Webb at Kennesaw State ESPN3
  1 p.m. Liberty at Monmouth ESPN3 *
  1 p.m. Campbell at Stetson ESPN3 *
  1 p.m. Edward Waters at Jacksonville ESPN3
  1:30 p.m. Chattanooga at VMI ESPN3
  2 p.m. Dayton at Valparaiso ESPN3 *
  2 p.m. Western Carolina at Wofford ESPN3
  2:30 p.m. Northern Illinois at Miami (Ohio)

Dave Weekley, John Gregory

  3 p.m. Akron at Bowling Green

Dan Gutowsky, Dustin Fox

  3 p.m. Georgia State at Ball State

Jim Barbar, Mark Herrmann

  3 p.m. Illinois State at Missouri State ESPN3
  3 p.m. Seton Hill at Clarion ESPN3 *
  3 p.m. The Citadel at Samford ESPN3
  3 p.m. Shorter at West Alabama ESPN3 *
  3 p.m. Southern Illinois at Indiana State ESPN3 *
  3 p.m. Grambling at Alcorn State ESPN3
  3:30 p.m. No. 19 Oklahoma at Kansas State

Dave Lamont, Ray Bentley, Dawn Davenport

  3:30 p.m. No. 7 Michigan State at No. 12 Michigan

Sean McDonough, Chris Spielman, Todd McShay

  3:30 p.m. Nebraska at Minnesota

Eamon McAnaney, Rocky Boiman, Jane Slater

  3:30 p.m. Virginia Tech at Miami (Fla.)

Clay Matvick, John Congemi

  3:30 p.m. Syracuse at Virginia ESPN3 *
  3:30 p.m. Kent State at Massachusetts

Doug Sherman, Matt Chatham

  3:30 p.m. Idaho at Troy

Drew Fellios, Forrest Conoly

  3:30 p.m. South Dakota at North Dakota State ESPN3 *
  3:30 p.m. Pennsylvania at Columbia ESPN3 *
  3:30 p.m. Wagner at St. Francis (Pa.) ESPN3
  4 p.m. Vanderbilt at South Carolina

Dave Neal, Matt Stinchcomb, Kayce Smith

SEC Network
  4 p.m. Nevada at Wyoming

Trey Bender, Chad Brown

  4 p.m. East Tennessee State at Mercer ESPN3
  4 p.m. South Dakota State at Youngstown State ESPN3
  5 p.m. Western Illinois at Northern Illinois ESPN3 *
  6 p.m. New Mexico State at Georgia Southern

Matt Stewart, Al Groh

  7 p.m. No. 8 Florida at No. 6 LSU

Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge, Holly Rowe

  7 p.m. No. 3 TCU at Iowa State

Beth Mowins, Anthony Becht, Paul Carcaterra

  7 p.m. Boston College at No. 5 Clemson

Anish Shroff, Ahmad Brooks, Tiffany Greene

  7 p.m. Wake Forest at North Carolina ESPN3 *
  7 p.m. Appalachian State at Louisiana-Monroe

Brett Dolan, Brian Kinchen

  7 p.m. West Georgia at Delta State ESPN3
  7 p.m. McNeese State at Central Arkansas ESPN3
  7:30 p.m. Missouri at Georgia

Brent Musburger, Jesse Palmer, Maria Taylor

SEC Network
  8 p.m. Penn State at No. 1 Ohio State

Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, Heather Cox

  10 p.m. Arizona State at No. 4 Utah

Mark Jones, Rod Gilmore, Quint Kessenich

  10:30 p.m. Oregon at Washington

Mike Patrick, Ed Cunningham, Dr. Jerry Punch

  10:30 p.m. San Diego State at San Jose State

Bob Picozzi, David Diaz-Infante


* Local blackout may apply