ESPN Announces Weekday College Football Schedule

As part of its massive schedule of college football telecasts, ESPN will be televising 69 of them during the work week.  The games will air on ESPN’s varied networks and platforms.


The schedule includes at least one team from all 10 Football Bowl Subdivision conferences (American Athletic, Atlantic Coast, Big Ten, Big 12, Conference USA, Mid-American, Mountain West, Pac-12, Southeastern and Sun Belt) plus independents BYU and Navy. Coverage of teams from Football Championship Division leagues Big Sky, Big South, Colonial Athletic, Mid-Eastern Athletic, Southern and Southwestern Athletic will also be featured.

Here is the weekday slate of college football games on the networks of ESPN:

Date Time (ET) Game Network
Thu, Aug 29 6 p.m. North Carolina at No. 8 South Carolina ESPN
  6 p.m. Liberty at Kent State ESPN3
  6:30 p.m. Presbyterian at Wake Forest ESPN3
  7 p.m. Tulsa at Bowling Green ESPNU
  7 p.m. Illinois State at Ball State ESPN3
  7 p.m. Akron at UCF ESPN3
  7:30pm Towson at Connecticut ESPN3
  7:30 p.m. Southern Utah at South Alabama ESPN3
  9:15 p.m. Ole Miss at Vanderbilt ESPN
  10:30 p.m. Rutgers at Fresno State ESPNU
Fri, Aug 30 7 p.m. Samford at Georgia State ESPN3
  8 p.m. Texas Tech at SMU ESPN
  8 p.m. Florida Atlantic at Miami (Fla.) ESPNU
  8:30 p.m. Southern at Houston ESPN3
Mon, Sep 2 8 p.m. No. 14 Florida State at Pittsburgh ESPN
Fri, Sep 6 8 p.m. Wake Forest at Boston College ESPN2
Thu, Sept 12 7:30 p.m. No. 18 TCU at Texas Tech ESPN
  7:30 p.m. Troy at Arkansas State ESPNU
Fri, Sep 13 8 p.m. Air Force at No. 21 Boise State ESPN
Thu, Sep 19 7:30 p.m. No. 12 Clemson at NC State ESPN
Fri, Sep 20 9 p.m. No. 21 Boise State at Fresno State ESPN
Thu, Sep 26 7:30 p.m. Virginia Tech at Georgia Tech ESPN
Fri, Sep 27 9 p.m. Utah State at San Jose State ESPN
  9 p.m. Middle Tennessee at BYU ESPNU
Thu, Oct 3 7:30 p.m. No. 13 Texas at Iowa State ESPN
  7:30 p.m. Western Kentucky at Louisiana-Monroe ESPNU
Fri, Oct 4 9 p.m. Nevada at San Diego State ESPN
Thu, Oct 10 7:30 p.m. Rutgers at No. 4 Louisville ESPN
Fri, Oct 11 8:30 p.m. Temple at Cincinnati ESPN or ESPN2
Tue, Oct 15 8 p.m. Louisiana-Lafayette at Western Kentucky ESPN2
Thu, Oct 17 7:30 p.m. Miami (Fla.) at North Carolina ESPN
Fri, Oct 18 8 p.m. UCF at No. 4 Louisville ESPN
Tue, Oct 22 8 p.m. Louisiana-Lafayette at Arkansas State ESPN2
Thu, Oct 24 7:30 p.m. Kentucky at Mississippi State ESPN
Fri, Oct 25 8 p.m. No. 21 Boise State at BYU ESPN
Wed, Oct 30 8 p.m. Cincinnati at Memphis ESPN2
Thu, Oct 31 7 p.m. South Florida at Houston ESPN
  7:30 p.m. Louisiana-Monroe at Troy ESPNU
  10:30 p.m. Arizona State at Washington State ESPN
Fri, Nov 1 9 p.m. No. 23 USC at Oregon State ESPN2
Tue, Nov 5 8 p.m. Bowling Green at Miami (Ohio) ESPN2 or ESPNU
  8 p.m. Ohio at Buffalo ESPN2 or ESPNU
Wed, Nov 6 8 p.m. Central Michigan at Ball State ESPN2
Thu, Nov 7 7:30 p.m. Troy at Louisiana-Lafayette ESPNU
  9 p.m. No. 3 Oregon at No. 5 Stanford ESPN
Fri, Nov 8 8:30 p.m. No. 4 Louisville at Connecticut ESPN2
  9 p.m. Air Force at New Mexico ESPNU
Tue, Nov 12 7:30 p.m. Ohio at Bowling Green ESPNU or ESPN3
  7:30 p.m. Buffalo at Toledo ESPNU or ESPN3
Wed, Nov 13 8 p.m. Ball State at Northern Illinois ESPN2 or ESPNU
  8 p.m. Miami (Ohio) at Kent State ESPN2 or ESPNU
Thu, Nov 14 7:30 p.m. Georgia Tech at No. 12 Clemson ESPN
Fri, Nov 15 9 p.m. Washington at No. 19 UCLA ESPN2
Tue, Nov 19 8 p.m. Kent State at Ohio ESPN2 or ESPNU
  8 p.m. Buffalo at Miami (Ohio) ESPN2 or ESPNU
Wed, Nov 20 8 p.m. Northern Illinois at Toledo ESPN2
Thu, Nov 21 7:30 p.m. Rutgers at UCF ESPN
  9:30 p.m. UNLV at Air Force ESPNU
Fri, Nov 22 9:30 p.m. Navy at San Jose State ESPN2
Tue, Nov 26 7 p.m. Western Michigan at Northern Illinois ESPN2
Thu, Nov 28 7:30 p.m. Ole Miss at Mississippi State ESPN
Fri, Nov 29 Noon Iowa at No. 22 Nebraska ABC
  TBD Miami (Fla.) at Pittsburgh ABC, ESPN or ESPN2
  TBD South Florida at UCF ABC, ESPN or ESPN2
  TBD SMU at Houston ABC, ESPN or ESPN2
  TBD Mid-American Conference TBD ESPNU
  TBD Mid-American Conference TBD ESPN3
Thu, Dec 5 7:30 p.m. No. 4 Louisville at Cincinnati ESPN
Fri, Dec 6 8 p.m. Marathon MAC Championship (from Detroit) ESPN2

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