College GameDay from No. 2 Oregon at USC; Five of Top Six Teams in BCS Standings in Action

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College GameDay from No. 2 Oregon at USC; Five of Top Six Teams in BCS Standings in Action; Two Telecasts between Ranked Teams

College GameDay Built by The Home Depot — beginning on ESPNU at 9 a.m. and continuing on ESPN at 10 a.m. every Saturday and simulcast on ESPN Radio — will originate from Los Angeles on Saturday, Oct. 30, the site of No. 2 Oregon at USC (televised on ABC at 8 p.m.).  This year, all seven schools that have hosted College GameDay have won that day. The last three road teams were ranked No. 1 entering the game.

Chris Fowler hosts the Emmy Award-winning program with analysts Lee Corso, Kirk Herbstreit and Desmond Howard. Erin Andrews anchors several segments of the first hour on ESPNU and contributes reports, interviews and features during the ESPN portion.

This week’s schedule will feature five of the top six teams in the BCS standings in action, including two against ranked opponents Saturday at 3:30 p.m.: No. 5 Michigan State at No. 18 Iowa and No. 6 Missouri at No. 14 Nebraska. Additional highlights:

  • No. 1 Auburn will take on Mississippi Saturday at 6 p.m. on ESPN2;
  • The Saturday Night Football telecast on ABC will pit No. 2 Oregon at Pac-10 rival USC at 8 p.m.;
  • ESPN2 will televise No. 3 Boise State against Louisiana Tech Tuesday at 8 p.m.

Also on Saturday, ESPN2 will televise No. 9 Oklahoma, coming off its only loss this season against Missouri, versus Colorado at 9:15 p.m. while ABC will offer one-loss No. 11 Ohio State at Minnesota at 8 p.m.

Date Time (ET) Matchup Network(s)
Tue, Oct 26 8 p.m. Louisiana Tech at No. 3 Boise State
Beth Mowins, Robert Smith, David Norrie & Heather Cox
Thu, Oct 28 7:30 p.m. No. 16 Florida State at NC State
Rece Davis, Craig James, Jesse Palmer & Jenn Brown
7:30 p.m. North Carolina A&T at Bethune-Cookman
Anish Shroff, Jay Walker & Charlie Neal
Fri, Oct 29 8 p.m. West Virginia at Connecticut
Joe Tessitore & Rod Gilmore
Sat, Oct 30 Noon No. 22 Miami at Virginia
Bob Wischusen & Brian Griese
Noon Purdue at Illinois
Dave Pasch, Bob Griese & Chris Spielman
Noon Syracuse at Cincinnati
Rob Stone & David Pollack
3:30 p.m. No. 5 Michigan State at No. 18 Iowa **
Sean McDonough, Matt Millen & Heather Cox
ABC and ESPN /
No. 6 Missouri at No. 14 Nebraska **|
Ron Franklin, Ed Cunningham & Jeannine Edwards
ABC and ESPN /
3:30 p.m. Wake Forest at Maryland
Pam Ward & Danny Kanell
3:30 p.m. Florida vs. Georgia (from Jacksonville)
Bill Rosinski, David Norrie & Joe Schad
ESPN Radio
3:30 p.m. William & Mary at North Carolina
Dave Weekley, Drew Henson & Angela Mallen
6 p.m. No. 1 Auburn at Mississippi
Mark Jones, Bob Davie & Quint Kessenich
7 p.m. Kentucky at No. 21 Mississippi State
Clay Matvick, Herm Edwards & Jessica Mendoza
8 p.m. No. 2 Oregon at USC
Brent Musburger, Kirk Herbstreit & Erin Andrews
No. 11 Ohio State at Minnesota
Mike Patrick & Craig James
8 p.m. Michigan at Penn State
Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge & Holly Rowe
9:15 p.m. Colorado at No. 9 Oklahoma
Carter Blackburn, Brock Huard & Mike Bellotti
10:30 p.m. Utah State at No. 24 Nevada
Todd Harris & David Diaz-Infante

** Reverse mirror in which ESPN will regionalize two games on ABC to markets not receiving the telecast

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