Top Five College Football Teams to Play ESPN Networks This Saturday, 9/22
ESPN's college football schedule this week will be highlighted by coverage of the top five teams in the Associated Press Top 25 poll on Saturday, Sept. 22. ABC, ESPN and ESPN2 will televise four of the teams in prime time:
· ABC's weekly Saturday Night Football Presented by Windows broadcast will showcase No. 10 Clemson at No. 4 Florida State in a contest of unbeaten ACC Atlantic Division squads at 8 p.m. ET.
· An ESPN doubleheader will kick off with No. 2 LSU at Auburn in a showdown of SEC West Division powers at 7 p.m. followed by No. 22 Arizona at No. 3 Oregon in a matchup of undefeated Pac-12 programs at 10:30 p.m. ESPN Radio will also broadcast LSU at Auburn.
· ESPN2 will televise No. 5 Georgia against SEC East rival Vanderbilt at 7:45 p.m.
ESPN3 will cover three ranked undefeated SEC teams on Saturday, Sept. 22, highlighted by No. 1 Alabama against Florida Atlantic at 5 p.m. Additional games include No. 14 Florida against Kentucky at noon (also on the SEC Network) and No. 23 Mississippi State against South Alabama at 7 p.m. (subject to local blackout).
ESPN's weeknight series will be highlighted by BYU at No. 24 Boise State on Thursday, Sept. 20, at 9 p.m. and unbeaten Baylor at Louisiana-Monroe on Friday, Sept. 21, at 8 p.m.
ESPN, ABC, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN3, ESPN 3D and ESPN Radio Schedule
Date Time (ET) Game / Commentators Network
Wed, Sep 19
7 p.m. Kent State at Buffalo Eamon McAnaney, David Diaz-Infante & Paul Carcaterra ESPNUT
hu, Sep 20
7:30 p.m. Arkansas Pine-Bluff at Alabama State Joe Davis & Jay Walker ESPNU
9 p.m. BYU at No. 24 Boise State Rece Davis, Jesse Palmer, David Pollack & Samantha Steele ESPN
Fri, Sep 21
7 p.m. Georgetown at Princeton Joe Beninati & Rene Ingoglia ESPNU
8 p.m. Baylor at Louisiana-Monroe Carter Blackburn, Rod Gilmore & Jemele Hill ESPN
Sat, Sep 22
Noon Virginia at No. 17 TCU Dave Pasch, Brian Griese & Jenn Brown ESPN & ESPN 3D
Noon UTEP at Wisconsin Beth Mowins, Joey Galloway & Lewis Johnson ESPN2
Noon Bowling Green at Virginia Tech Tom Hart & John Congemi ESPNU
Noon Kentucky at No. 14 Florida Dave Neal, Andre Ware & Cara Capuano ESPN3 & SEC Network
Noon Massachusetts at Miami (Ohio) Michael Reghi & Doug Graber ESPN3 *
Noon Furman at Presbyterian ESPN3 * 12:30 p.m. Army at Wake Forest ESPN3 * & ACC Network 2 p.m. Connecticut at Western Michigan Dan Gutowsky, Bob Chmeil & Brooke Weisbrod ESPN3
2 p.m. Norfolk State at Ohio Keith Morehouse & Jerod Cherry ESPN3
2 p.m. Southern Illinois at Missouri State ESPN3 * 3 p.m. Miami at Georgia Tech ESPN3 * & RSN 3:30 p.m. Oregon State at No. 19 UCLA Sean McDonough, Chris Spielman & Quint Kessenich ABC & ESPN2 ** Temple at Penn State Mike Patrick, Ed Cunningham & Jeannine Edwards ABC & ESPN2 **