College Football 2013

College Football This Week on Fox Sports

Here is the college football schedule this week, along with announcer assignments, on the networks of Fox Sports:

DATE

TIME (ET)

GAME NETWORK Play by Play Analyst Sideline
Thursday, Oct. 10

10:30 PM

Arizona at USC FOX Sports 1 Justin Kutcher Joel Klatt, Petros Papadakis Kristina Pink
Saturday, Oct. 12

12:00 PM

Iowa State at #20 Texas Tech FOX Sports 1 Eric Collins James Bates Brady Poppinga
Saturday, Oct. 12

12:00 PM

Kansas at TCU FSN Mark Followill Brian Baldinger JC Pearson
Saturday, Oct. 12

1:30 PM

Yale at Dartmouth FCS Eric Frede Steve DeOssie  
Saturday, Oct. 12

3:30 PM

#15 Baylor at K-State FOX Craig Bolerjack Joey Harrington Ryan Nece
Saturday, Oct. 12

3:30 PM

Syracuse at NC State FS South Wes Durham Brian Stann Jenn Hildreth
Saturday, Oct. 12

4:00 PM

#2 Oregon at #16 Washington FOX Sports 1 Gus Johnson Charles Davis Kristina Pink
Saturday, Oct. 12

4:00 PM

#2 Oregon at #16 Washington FOX Deportes John Laguna Francisco X. Rivera  
Saturday, Oct. 12

5:00 PM

Marshall at Florida Atlantic FCS Brendan Buke Ben Leber Lesley McCaslin
Saturday, Oct. 12

7:30 PM

Bowling Green at Mississippi State FS South Bob Rathbun Tim Couch Elizabeth Moreau
Saturday, Oct. 12

8:00 PM

Tulsa at UTEP FOX Sports 1 Adam Alexander Chris Simms
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College Football This Week on ESPN

Here this week’s slate of college football games, along with announcer assignments, on the networks of ESPN:

ESPN, ABC, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN3, ESPNEWS, Longhorn Network and ESPN Radio Schedule
Date Time (ET) Matchup/Commentator Network
Thu, Oct 10 7:30 p.m. Rutgers at No. 8 Louisville

Rece Davis, Jesse Palmer, David Pollack & Samantha Ponder
ESPN
South Carolina State at North Carolina Central

Mark Neely & Jay Walker
ESPNU
Valdosta State at West Alabama ESPN3
10:30 p.m. Arizona at USC

Bill Rosinski, David Norrie & Joe Schad
ESPN Radio
Fri, Oct 11 8:30 p.m. Temple at Cincinnati

Carter Blackburn, Danny Kanell & Allison Williams
ESPN or ESPN2
Sat, Oct 12 Noon No. 12 Oklahoma vs. Texas (from Dallas)

Brent Musburger, Todd Blackledge & Heather Cox
ABC
No. 25 Missouri at No. 7 Georgia

Dave Pasch, Brian Griese & Tom Luginbill
ESPN
Indiana at Michigan State

Beth Mowins, Joey Galloway & Paul Carcaterra
ESPN2
Pitt at No. 24 Virginia Tech

Tom Hart & John Congemi
ESPNU
Memphis at Houston (from BBVA Compass Stadium)

Paul Loeffler & John Bunting
ESPNEWS
South Florida at Connecticut

Eamon McAnaney, Anthony Becht & Brooke Weisbrod
ESPN3 * & RSN
12:21 p.m. No. 14 South Carolina at Arkansas

Dave Neal, Andre Ware & Cara Capuano
ESPN3 * & SEC TV
12:30 p.m. Navy at Duke ESPN3 * & RSN
2 p.m. Buffalo at Western Michigan

Dan Gutowsky & Rocky Boiman
ESPN3
Western Carolina at Auburn ESPN3 *
Central Michigan at Ohio ESPN3 *
Missouri State at North Dakota State ESPN3 *
3 p.m. Kent State at Ball State

Jim Barbar & Mark Herrmann
ESPN3
Miami (Ohio) at Massachusetts

Bob Picozzi & KC Keeler
ESPN3
3:30 p.m. No. 19 Northwestern at Wisconsin

TV: Sean McDonough, Chris Spielman & Shannon Spake
Radio: Bill Rosinski, David Norrie & Joe Schad
ABC & ESPN2 ** & ESPN Radio
Boston College at No. 3 Clemson

Bob Wischusen, Rod Gilmore & Quint Kessenich
ABC & ESPN2 **
Virginia at Maryland

Anish Shroff & Kelly Stouffer
ESPNU
Syracuse at NC State ESPN3 * & RSN
Troy at Georgia State ESPN3 * & RSN
4 p.m. South Dakota State at Western Illinois ESPN3 *
Northwestern State at Nicholls State ESPN3 *
5 p.m. No. 18 Michigan at Penn State

Joe Tessitore, Matt Millen & Maria Taylor
ESPN
Akron at No. 23 Northern Illinois

Shawn Kenney & Bob Chmeil
ESPN3
6 p.m. Gardner-Webb at Coastal Carolina ESPN3 *
Furman at Tennessee-Chattanooga ESPN3 *
7 p.m. No. 1 Alabama at Kentucky

Mark Jones, Brock Huard & Lewis Johnson
ESPN2
Georgia Tech at BYU

Clay Matvick, Matt Stinchcomb & Dawn Davenport
ESPNU
Louisiana-Monroe at Texas State

Andrew Monaco & Kevin O’Connell
Longhorn Network
Idaho at Arkansas State

Brock Bowling & Warrick Dunn
ESPN3
Bowling Green at Mississippi State ESPN3 * & RSN
Illinois State at Youngstown State ESPN3 *
8 p.m. Stephen F. Austin at Southeastern Louisiana ESPN3 *
8:30 p.m. No. 9 Texas A&M at Ole Miss

Brad Nessler, Kirk Herbstreit & Holly Rowe
ESPN
10:30 p.m. California at No. 11 UCLA

Mike Patrick, Ed Cunningham & Jeannine Edwards
ESPN2
Oregon State at Washington State

Joe Davis & Jay Walker
ESPNU
Tue, Oct 15 8 p.m. Louisiana-Lafayette at Western Kentucky ESPN2

College Football on Fox Sports

Here is this week’s college football schedule, along with announcer and network assignments, on the networks pf Fox Sports:

DATE

TIME (ET)

GAME NETWORK Play by Play Analyst Sideline
Thursday, Oct. 3

10:00 PM

#12 UCLA at Utah FOX Sports 1 Justin Kutcher Joel Klatt, Petros Papadakis Kristina Pink
Saturday, Oct. 5

12:00 PM

#20 Texas Tech at Kansas FOX Sports 1 Adam Alexander Chris Simms  
Saturday, Oct. 5

12:00 PM

Ball State at Virginia FS South Ron Thulin Ovie Mughelli Dave Baker
Saturday, Oct. 5

3:30 PM

East Carolina at Middle Tennessee FSN Mark Followill Brian Baldinger JC Pearson
Saturday, Oct. 5

3:30 PM

NC State at Wake Forest FS South Wes Durham Brian Stann Jenn Hildreth
Saturday, Oct. 5

3:30 PM

North Texas at Tulane FCS Brendan Burke Ben Leber Lesley McCaslin
Saturday, Oct. 5

4:00 PM

Washington State at Cal FOX Sports 1 Just Kutcher James Bates Brady Poppinga
Saturday, Oct. 5

4:00 PM

Washington State at Cal FOX Deportes Pablo Alsina John Laguna  
Saturday, Oct. 5

7:00 PM

TCU at #11 Oklahoma FOX Gus Johnson Charles Davis Kristina Pink
Saturday, Oct. 5

7:30 PM

Kentucky at

#13 South Carolina

FS South Bob Rathbun Tim Couch Elizabeth Moreau
Saturday, Oct. 5

8:00 PM

West Virginia at

#17 Baylor

FOX Sports 1 Craig Bolerjack Joey Harrington Ryan Nece

Sports Media Digest- October 1, 2013

During TV Premiere Week Sunday Night Football Wins in the Primetime Ratings

NBC Sports reports today that Sunday’s Patriots-Falcons matchup on Sunday Night Football (SNF) was the most-watched primetime program in “Premiere Week” drawing an average of 20.5 million viewers.

Sunday’s SNF  had a rating of 12.5  and was primetime’s top show in the Adults and Men 18-49, 18-34 and 25-54 demographics.

ESPN/ABC Earn Top Ratings for Saturday College Football

For the fifth consecutive Saturday night college football action on ABC and ESPN was the top rated program for the evening.

The Saturday Night Football telecast on ABC – Ohio State over Wisconsin 31-24 – averaged 6,751,000 viewers and a 4.0 household US rating, helping the network to the top spot on September 28.

ESPN’s primetime games finished a combined second for the night; with Alabama beating Ole Miss 25-0 at 6:30 p.m. ET averaging 4,022,000 viewers and a 2.3 HH US rating while Stanford’s 55-17 victory over Washington State at 10 p.m. averaged 1,851,000 viewers and a 1.2 HH US rating.

CBS Sports Network Gets Wider Carriage on Time Warner Cable Systems

CBS and Time Warner cable have announced a deal to provide wider distribution of the CBS Sports Network to Time Warner cable subscribers.  CBS Sports Network has been added to Time Warner Cable’s DTV-Digital TV package on most systems, beginning today.

CBS Sports Network is now seen in over 53 million homes and is available to more than 99 million households across the country.

 

MLB Playoffs Forces Shift of Chargers/Raiders from CBS to NFL Network

The NFL announced yesterday that this Sunday’s Chargers/Raiders game in Oakland will kick-off at 8:35p.m. PT to accommodate a change in field conditions warranted by the Oakland A’s Divisional Series playoff game.  The A’s play Saturday and it will take the crew at the O.co Coliseum all day Sunday to covert the field from baeball to football.

The change will mean the game will not air on CBS are originally scheduled but instead will be telecast on the NFL Network.  CBS announcers Ian Eagle and Dan Fouts will still call the game as scheduled.

MLB Network Adds Guest Analysts for Postseason Coverage

Current Major Leaguers Raul Ibanez, Mark DeRossa, Mark Texeira, and Adam Jones will join White Sox announcer Ken Harrelson as guest analysts during the MLB Network’s coverage of baseball’s postseason.

The MLB Network will provide 165 hours of programming covering the 2013 Postseason which includes MLB Network’s two exclusive LDS game telecasts this Friday, October 4, with Bob Costas, Jim Kaat and Sam Ryan on the call, and on Monday, October 7, with Matt Vasgersian, Kaat and Ryan.

Fox Sports Partners with USA Rugby

Fox Sports and USA Rugby have entered into an agreement with USA Rugby to televise the U.S. Eagle’ss match against the New Zealand Maori All Blacks November 9th at PPL Park in Philadelphia.

The game will be taped  televised on Fox Sports 1 November 10th at Noon ET.

“USA Rugby is very excited about FOX Sports 1 airing the match from Philadelphia,” USA Rugby Chief Commercial Officer Jon Persch said. “FOX Sports 1offers USA Rugby the greatest number of viewers with the new channel being offered in 90 million homes. On top of that, FOX Sports has had a monumental impact covering the world’s most elite sporting events and we are thrilled to share this marquee matchup with FOX Sports.”

College Football This Week on ESPN

Here is this week’s college football schedule, along with announcer and network assignments, on ESPN:

ESPN, ABC, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN3, ESPNEWS and ESPN Radio Schedule
Date Time (ET) Matchup/Commentator Network
Thu, Oct 3 7:30 p.m. Texas at Iowa State

Rece Davis, Jesse Palmer, David Pollack & Samantha Ponder
ESPN
Western Kentucky at Louisiana-Monroe

Mark Neely & Jay Walker
ESPNU
Fri, Oct 4 9 p.m. Nevada at San Diego State

Carter Blackburn, Danny Kanell & Allison Williams
ESPN
Sat, Oct 5 Noon No. 25 Maryland at No. 8 Florida State

Dave Pasch, Brian Griese & Tom Luginbill
ESPN
Michigan State at Iowa

Beth Mowins, Joey Galloway & Paul Carcaterra
ESPN2
Illinois at Nebraska

Tom Hart & John Congemi
ESPNU
Rutgers at SMU

Dave Lamont & David Diaz-Infante
ESPNEWS
No. 7 Louisville at Temple

Eamon McAnaney, Anthony Becht & Brooke Weisbrod
ESPN3 & RSN *
Eastern Michigan at Buffalo

Michael Reghi & Doug Graber
ESPN3 & RSN *
Ball State at Virginia ESPN3 & RSN *
12:21 p.m. Georgia State at No. 1 Alabama

Dave Neal, Andre Ware & Cara Capuano
ESPN3 & SEC TV *
12:30 p.m. North Carolina at Virginia Tech ESPN3 & ACC Network *
1 p.m. Army at Boston College

Shawn Kenney & Pete Najarian
ESPN3
Central Michigan at Miami (Ohio)

Jim Barbar & Rocky Boiman
ESPN3
Columbia at Princeton

Dave Popkin & KC Keeler
ESPN3
South Alabama at Troy ESPN3 *
Saint Francis at Central Connecticut State ESPN3
1:30 p.m. Elon at Furman ESPN3
2 p.m. Ohio at Akron

Dave Weekley & John Gregory
ESPN3
3 p.m. Jacksonville State at Tennessee-Martin

Jim Barbar & John Gregory
ESPN3
Western Michigan at Toledo ESPN3 *
Southern Illinois at South Dakota State ESPN3 *
3:30 p.m. Minnesota at No. 19 Michigan

Mike Patrick, Ed Cunningham & Jeannine Edwards
ABC & ESPN2 **
No. 3 Clemson at Syracuse

Sean McDonough, Chris Spielman & Shannon Spake
ABC & ESPN2 **
Kansas State at No. 21 Oklahoma State

Bob Wischusen, Rod Gilmore & Quint Kessenich
ABC
Georgia Tech at No. 14 Miami (Fla.)

Anish Shroff, Kelly Stouffer & Nikki Noto
ESPNU
NC State at Wake Forest ESPN3 & RSN *
Atlanta Football Classic: South Carolina State vs. North Carolina A&T

Joe Davis & Jay Walker
ESPN3 ^
Northern Illinois at Kent State ESPN3 *
Massachusetts at Bowling Green ESPN3 *
4 p.m. McNeese State at Central Arkansas ESPN3 *
4:30 p.m. UCF at Memphis

Joe Meyers & Kevin O’Connell
ESPN3
7 p.m. No. 10 LSU at Mississippi State

TV: Joe Tessitore, Matt Millen & Maria Taylor
Radio: Bill Rosinski, David Norrie & Joe Schad
ESPN & ESPN Radio
Arkansas at No. 18 Florida

Mark Jones, Brock Huard & Kaylee Hartung
ESPN2
No. 24 Ole Miss at Auburn

Clay Matvick, Matt Stinchcomb & Dawn Davenport
ESPNU
Cincinnati at South Florida

John Sadak, Al Groh & Tiffany Greene
ESPN3
Texas State at Louisiana-Lafayette ESPN3 *
7:30 p.m. Kentucky at No. 13 South Carolina ESPN3 & RSN *
Missouri at Vanderbilt

Matt Stewart, Chris Doering & Joe Budden
ESPN3 & RSN *
8 p.m. No. 4 Ohio State at No. 16 Northwestern

Brent Musburger, Kirk Herbstreit & Heather Cox
ABC
10:30 p.m. No. 15 Washington at No. 5 Stanford

Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge & Holly Rowe
ESPN

College Football on Fox Sports

Here is this week’s college football schedule, along with announcer assignments, on the networks of Fox Sports:

DATE

TIME (ET)

GAME NETWORK Play by Play Analyst Sideline
Thursday, Sept. 26

7:30 PM

Iowa State at Tulsa FOX Sports 1 Justin Kutcher Joel Klatt Petros Papadakis
Saturday, Sept. 28

12:00 PM

SMU at TCU FOX Sports 1 Craig Bolerjack Joey Harrington Ryan Nece
Saturday, Sept. 28

12:30 PM

Virginia at Pitt FS South Wes Durham Brian Stann Jenn Hildreth
Saturday, Sept. 28

4:00 PM

LA Tech vs. Army (Cotton Bowl, Dallas, TX) FOX Sports 1 Justin Kutcher James Bates Brady Poppinga
Saturday, Sept. 28

4:00 PM

Houston at UTSA FSN Mark Followill Brian Baldinger JC Pearson
Saturday, Sept. 28

7:00 PM

Arizona at #16 Washington FOX Gus Johnson Charles Davis Kristina Pink
Saturday, Sept. 28

7:00 PM

Arizona at #16 Washington FOX Deportes Pablo Alsina John Laguna  
Saturday, Sept. 28

7:00 PM

Florida Atlantic at Rice FCS Brendan Burke Ben Leber Lesley McCaslin
Saturday, Sept. 28

7:30 PM

UAB at Vanderbilt FS South Bob Rathbun Tim Couch Elizabeth Moreau

College Football This Week on ESPN

Here is this week’s schedule of college football games, along with announcer assignments,on the networks of ESPN:

ESPN, ABC, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN3, ESPNEWS, Longhorn Network and ESPN Radio Schedule
Thu, Sep 26 7:30 p.m. Virginia Tech at Georgia Tech

TV: Rece Davis, Jesse Palmer, David Pollack & Samantha Ponder
Radio: Bill Rosinski, David Norrie & Joe Schad
ESPN & ESPN Radio
Howard at North Carolina A&T

Mark Neely & Jay Walker
ESPNU
Fri, Sep 27 9 p.m. Utah State at San Jose State

Carter Blackburn, Danny Kanell & Allison Williams
ESPN
Middle Tennessee State at BYU

Eamon McAnaney & Anthony Becht
ESPNU
Sat, Sep 28 Noon No. 12 South Carolina at UCF

Dave Pasch, Brian Griese & Tom Luginbill
ABC
No. 11 Oklahoma State at West Virginia

Bob Wischusen, Rod Gilmore & Quint Kessenich
ESPN
Northern Illinois at Purdue

Beth Mowins, Joey Galloway & Paul Carcaterra
ESPN2
No. 15 Miami (Fla.) at South Florida

Tom Hart & John Congemi
ESPNU
12:21 p.m. South Alabama at Tennessee

Dave Neal, Andre Ware & Cara Capuano
ESPN3 & SEC TV *
12:30 p.m. East Carolina at North Carolina ESPN3 & ACC Network *
Virginia at Pittsburgh ESPN3 & RSN *
1 p.m. Bryant at Wagner ESPN3
2 p.m. Navy at Western Kentucky

Mark Neely & Ray Bentley
ESPNEWS
Hampton at South Carolina State ESPN3 ^
Charlotte at Presbyterian ESPN3
2:30 p.m. Akron at Bowling Green

Michael Reghi & Rocky Boiman
ESPN3
Eastern Kentucky at Eastern Illinois ESPN3
3 p.m. Toledo at Ball State

Jim Barbar & John Gregory
ESPN3
Troy at Duke

Shawn Kenney & John Bunting
ESPN3
3:30 p.m. No. 8 Florida State at Boston College

Sean McDonough, Chris Spielman & Shannon Spake
ABC & ESPN2 **
Iowa at Minnesota

Mike Patrick, Ed Cunningham & Jeannine Edwards
ABC & ESPN2 **
Wake Forest at No. 3 Clemson

Anish Shroff, Kelly Stouffer & Brooke Weisbrod
ESPNU
Central Michigan at NC State

John Sadak & Al Groh
ESPN3
Connecticut at Buffalo

Bob Picozzi & KC Keeler
ESPN3
6:30 p.m. No. 21 Ole Miss at No. 1 Alabama

Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge & Holly Rowe
ESPN
7 p.m. No. 10 Texas A&M at Arkansas

TV: Mark Jones, Brock Huard & Kaylee Hartung
Radio: Marc Kestecher, David Norrie & Joe Schad
ESPN2 & ESPN Radio
No. 20 Florida at Kentucky

Clay Matvick, Matt Stinchcomb & Dawn Davenport
ESPNU
Kent State at Western Michigan

Dan Gutowsky & Dustin Fox
ESPN3
Tulane at Louisiana-Monroe

Drew Fellios & Stan Lewter
ESPN3
Wyoming at Texas State

Andrew Monaco & Kevin O’Connell
Longhorn Network
Youngstown State at Southern Illinois ESPN3 *
Angelo State at Valdosta State ESPN3 *
Kentucky-Wesleyan at Liberty ESPN3 *
7:30 p.m. Arkansas State at Missouri

Matt Stewart, Chris Doering & Angela Mallen
ESPN3 & RSN *
UAB at Vanderbilt ESPN3 & RSN *
8 p.m. No. 23 Wisconsin at No. 4 Ohio State

Brent Musburger, Kirk Herbstreit & Heather Cox
ABC
San Diego State at New Mexico State ESPN3 *
10 p.m. No. 5 Stanford at Washington State

Joe Tessitore, Matt Millen & Maria Taylor
ESPN
10:15 p.m. Southern Miss at Boise State

Joe Davis & David Diaz-Infante
ESPNU
10:30 p.m. USC at Arizona State

Dave Flemming, Mike Bellotti & Allison Williams
ESPN2