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College Football Schedule: ESPN Saturday Night Showcase of Unbeatens Features No. 23 Cal at No. 5 Utah


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ESPN’s college football game schedule for this week will showcase eight of the top 14 ranked teams highlighted by No. 23 Cal at No. 5 Utah in a showdown of unbeaten Pac-12 squads on Saturday, Oct. 10, at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN. The Saturday lineup for ESPN will also include the two highest ranked SEC programs: No. 7 LSU at South Carolina at noon and No. 8 Alabama against Arkansas at 7 p.m. Additional highlights for Saturday, Oct. 10:

  • An ABC tripleheader will kick off at noon from the Cotton Bowl in Dallas for the Red River Rivalry pitting Texas vs. No. 10 Oklahoma in the 110th meeting between the Big 12 foes. The 3:30 p.m. matchup will feature No. 6 Clemson against Georgia Tech or Wisconsin at Nebraska (ESPN2 will show the game viewers do not receive on ABC) while the Saturday Night Football telecast at 8 p.m. will showcase undefeated No. 12 Florida State against Miami (Fla.).
  • SEC Network’s schedule is highlighted by undefeated No. 11 Florida at Missouri at 7:30 p.m.
  • ESPNU will televise unbeaten No. 22 Iowa against Illinois at noon.

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
Thu, Oct 8 7:30 p.m. South Carolina State at Bethune-Cookman

Mark Neely, Jay Walker

  8 p.m. SMU at Houston

Eamon McAnaney, Rocky Boiman

  9 p.m. Washington at No. 17 USC

Joe Tessitore, Jesse Palmer, David Pollack, Kaylee Hartung

Fri, Oct 9 8 p.m. NC State at Virginia Tech

Dave Flemming, Mack Brown, Allison Williams

Sat, Oct 10 Noon No. 10 Oklahoma vs. Texas (from Dallas)

Sean McDonough, Chris Spielman, Todd McShay

  Noon No. 7 LSU at South Carolina

Mark Jones, Rod Gilmore, Quint Kessenich

  Noon Indiana at Penn State

Beth Mowins, Anthony Becht, Paul Carcaterra

  Noon Illinois at No. 22 Iowa

Clay Matvick, John Congemi

  Noon Tulane at Temple

Mike Corey, Rene Ingoglia

  Noon New Mexico State at No. 14 Ole Miss

Tom Hart, Andre Ware, Laura Rutledge

SEC Network
  Noon Central Michigan at Western Michigan ESPN3 *
  Noon Sacred Heart at Robert Morris ESPN3
  Noon Culver-Stockton at Benedictine ESPN3 *
  12:30 p.m. Virginia at Pittsburgh ESPN3 *
  1 p.m. Furman at Chattanooga ESPN3
  1:30 p.m. Samford at VMI ESPN3
  2 p.m. Massachusetts at Bowling Green

Jim Barbar, John Gregory

  2 p.m. Miami (Ohio) at Ohio ESPN3 *
  2 p.m. Presbyterian at Coastal Carolina ESPN3
  2 p.m. Wofford at The Citadel ESPN3
  2 p.m. Valdosta State at West Georgia ESPN3 *
  2 p.m. Clarion at Edinboro ESPN3 *
  2 p.m. Northern Iowa at North Dakota State ESPN3 *
  2 p.m. Southeast Missouri State at Eastern Illinois ESPN3
  3 p.m. Kent State at No. 24 Toledo

Dave Weekley, Dustin Fox

  3 p.m. Akron at Eastern Michigan

Michael Reghi, Josh Cribbs

  3 p.m. Wake Forest at Boston College ESPN3 *
  3:30 p.m. Georgia Tech at No. 6 Clemson

TV: Mike Patrick, Ed Cunningham, Dr. Jerry Punch

Radio: Bill Rosinski, David Norrie & Joe Schad

  3:30 p.m. Wisconsin at Nebraska

Adam Amin, Kelly Stouffer, Olivia Harlan

  3:30 p.m. Minnesota at Purdue

Dave Lamont, Ray Bentley

  3:30 p.m. Ball State at Northern Illinois

Shawn Kenney, Al Groh

  3:30 p.m. Appalachian State at Georgia State

Matt Stewart, Wayne Gandy

  3:45 p.m. Connecticut at UCF

Anish Shroff, Ahmad Brooks

  4 p.m. Troy at Mississippi State

Dave Neal, Matt Stinchcomb, Kayce Smith

SEC Network
  4 p.m. South Dakota at Western Illinois ESPN3
  4 p.m. Nicholls State at Stephen F. Austin ESPN3
  6 p.m. Louisiana-Monroe at Tulsa

Joel Meyers, Pete Najarian

  6 p.m. Stetson at Jacksonville ESPN3
  7 p.m. Arkansas at No. 8 Alabama

Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge, Holly Rowe

  7 p.m. No. 21 Oklahoma State at West Virginia

Bob Wischusen, Brock Huard, Shannon Spake

  7 p.m. Texas State at Louisiana-Lafayette

Brett Dolan, Forrest Conoly

  7 p.m. Southeastern Louisiana at McNeese State ESPN3
  7 p.m. Illinois State at Youngstown State ESPN3 *
  7 p.m. Indiana State at South Dakota State ESPN3 *
  7:30 p.m. East Carolina at BYU

Allen Bestwick, Dan Hawkins

  7:30 p.m. No. 11 Florida at Missouri

Brent Musburger, Jesse Palmer, Maria Taylor

SEC Network
  8 p.m. Miami (Fla.) at No. 12 Florida State

Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, Heather Cox

  8 p.m. Angelo State at Texas A&M Commerce ESPN3
  8 p.m. Abilene Christian at Lamar ESPN3
  10 p.m. No. 23 Cal at No. 5 Utah

Dave Pasch, Brian Griese, Tom Luginbill

  10:15 p.m. Wyoming at Air Force

Mike Couzens, David Diaz-Infante


* Local blackout may apply