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College Football Week 5 TV Schedule

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USF plays Cincinnati Saturday at 7:00 p.m. What else is there to watch this weekend?

Wisconsin U./Moss

Here is the weekend’s college football TV schedule, as conference play kicks into high gear. Some huge headliner games, but not a lot of real depth to the lineup this weekend. Start building your watch list now.

Friday, Sept. 30, 2016
Matchup Time (ET) TV / Online
(7) Stanford at (10) Washington 9:00 p.m. ESPN / WatchESPN
Toledo at BYU 10:15 p.m. ESPN2 / WatchESPN
Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016
Matchup Time (ET) TV / Online
(22) Texas at Oklahoma State 12:00 p.m. ABC / WatchESPN
(14) Miami (FL) at Georgia Tech 12:00 p.m. ESPN2 / WatchESPN
Rutgers at (2) Ohio State 12:00 p.m. BTN / BTN2Go
(23) Florida at Vanderbilt 12:00 p.m. SECN / WatchESPN
(13) Baylor at Iowa State 12:00 p.m. FS1 / FSGo
Alcorn State at (20) Arkansas 12:00 p.m. SECN Alt. / WatchESPN
Notre Dame vs. Syracuse (East Rutherford, NJ) 12:00 p.m. ESPN / WatchESPN
Northwestern at Iowa 12:00 p.m. ESPNU / WatchESPN
UCF at East Carolina 12:00 p.m. CBSSN / CBSSports.com
SMU at Temple 12:00 p.m. ESPNews / WatchESPN
Georgia State at Appalachian State 12:00 p.m. ASN / ESPN3
Virginia at Duke 12:30 p.m. ACCN / WatchESPN
Buffalo at Boston College 1:00 p.m. WatchESPN
Oregon State at Colorado 2:30 p.m. Pac-12N / Pac-12.com
Ohio at Miami (OH) 2:30 p.m. BCSN/TWCS / ESPN3
Eastern Michigan at Bowling Green 3:00 p.m. ESPN3
(8) Wisconsin at (4) Michigan 3:30 p.m. ABC / WatchESPN
(11) Tennessee at (25) Georgia 3:30 p.m. CBS / CBSSports.com
North Carolina at (12) Florida State 3:30 p.m. ESPN / WatchESPN
Illinois at (15) Nebraska 3:30 p.m. ESPN2 / WatchESPN
Kansas State at West Virginia 3:30 p.m. ESPNU / WatchESPN
Louisiana-Monroe at Auburn 3:30 p.m. SECN Alt. / WatchESPN
Minnesota at Penn State 3:30 p.m. BTN / BTN2Go
Purdue at Maryland 3:30 p.m. BTN / BTN2Go
Wake Forest at NC State 3:30 p.m. RSN / WatchESPN
Navy at Air Force 3:30 p.m. CBSSN / CBSSports.com
Tulane at UMass 3:30 p.m. ASN/NESN / ESPN3
Akron at Kent State 3:30 p.m. ESPN3
Northern Illinois at Ball State 3:30 p.m. ASN / ESPN3
(9) Texas A&M at South Carolina 4:00 p.m. SECN / WatchESPN
San Jose State at New Mexico 4:00 p.m. ROOT SPORTS / CampusInsiders
Oklahoma at (21) TCU 5:00 p.m. FOX / FSGo
Troy at Idaho 5:00 p.m. ESPN3
(18) Utah at California 6:00 p.m. Pac-12N / Pac-12.com
Old Dominion at Charlotte 6:00 p.m. CUSA.TV
Kentucky at (1) Alabama 7:00 p.m. ESPN / WatchESPN
Memphis at (16) Ole Miss 7:00 p.m. SECN Alt. or ESPN2 / WatchESPN
USF at Cincinnati 7:00 p.m. ESPNU / WatchESPN
UTEP at Louisiana Tech 7:00 p.m. ASN
Western Michigan at Central Michigan 7:00 p.m. CBSSN / CBSSports.com
Florida Atlantic at FIU 7:00 p.m. beIN Sports / Stream
Middle Tennessee at North Texas 7:00 p.m. Twitter
Houston Baptist at WKU 7:00 p.m. CS Live
Incarnate Word at Texas State 7:00 p.m. TSSP/KEYE-TV / ESPN3
Missouri at LSU 7:30 p.m. SECN / WatchESPN
Marshall at Pittsburgh 7:30 p.m. RSN / WatchESPN
(3) Louisville at (5) Clemson 8:00 p.m. ABC / WatchESPN
(17) Michigan State at Indiana 8:00 p.m. BTN / BTN2Go
(19) San Diego State at South Alabama 8:00 p.m. ESPNews / WatchESPN
UL Lafayette at New Mexico State 8:00 p.m. ESPN3
Arizona State at USC 8:30 p.m. FOX / FS Go
Oregon at Washington State 9:30 p.m. Pac-12N / Pac-12.com
Utah State at (24) Boise State 10:15 p.m. ESPN2 / WatchESPN
Wyoming at Colorado State 10:15 p.m. ESPNU / WatchESPN
Arizona at UCLA 10:30 p.m. ESPN / WatchESPN
Fresno State at UNLV 10:30 p.m. CBSSN / CBSSports.com
Nevada at Hawaii 12:00 a.m. Oceanic PPV

If you’re not sure what to watch, here’s what we’ll have our eyes on in each window:

Friday Night: Well, if Washington is for real as a Pac-12 and national contender, this is where they prove it - at home, against Stanford, in a matchup of the only two Pac-12 teams really worthy of major attention. If you get bored with Stanford’s 56 tight ends and punting in plus territory, you can always flip over for BYU’s inevitable two-point nailbiter against Toledo.

Saturday, noon: Yuck. This might be a good time for grocery shopping or household chores. Your most interesting option might be Miami visiting Georgia Tech. Or if you have CBS Sports Network, you could start looking forward to next week and scout East Carolina as they play UCF. Top candidate for hilarity: Notre Dame trying to deal with Syracuse and Babersball. (This game would have been much more interesting if it was actually in Syracuse and not at MetLife Stadium.)

Saturday, 3:30 p.m.: The biggest game will be Wisconsin visiting Michigan, where Jim Harbaugh will swiftly demolish one of the season’s biggest surprise teams, just like LSU and Michigan State did, except that they didn’t! Also of interest: Tennessee’s due to screw up a game sooner or later, aren’t they? Well, why not tune in when the Vols visit Athens and see if the Bulldogs can step on their face with a hobnail boot and break their nose? You could also check out Oklahoma/TCU to see which Big XII team will have their season totally ruined on the first day of October.

Saturday, 7:00 p.m. USF vs. Cincinnati.

Saturday, 8:00 p.m. But if you have more than one screen, you’re going to want to watch Louisville-Clemson. It’s going to be so, so lit.

Saturday, 10:30 p.m. You could start preparing for the inevitability of Boise State vulturing the Group of 5 spot if Houston doesn’t get it by watching them beat Utah State to smithereens. Or, go for some #Pac12AfterDark between Arizona and UCLA and wonder how long RichRod will get to stay in Tucson.