ESPN College Football TV Schedule Sept. 8-10; First Night Game Ever From Michigan; 16 Ranked Teams in Action across Networks

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September 6th, 2011

via press release:

College Football: First Night Game Ever From Michigan; 16 Ranked Teams in Action across Networks

ESPN’s college football schedule of 39 games this week will feature the first night contest from Michigan Stadium and 16 teams in the Associated Press Top 25 poll, including a showdown between No. 3 Alabama and No. 23 Penn State (Saturday, Sept. 10, at 3:30 p.m. ET on ABC). Highlights:

  • ESPN will televise Notre Dame at Michigan, marking the first night game in the 84-year history of Michigan Stadium, Saturday, Sept. 10, at 8 p.m.
  • In addition to nine exclusive games, ESPN3 will simulcast 34 matchups from the ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN GamePlan schedule.
  • For the second consecutive week, ESPN’s Thursday night telecast will include a highly ranked team in action when Arizona visits No. 9 Oklahoma State September 8 at 8 p.m.
  • Ranked teams in action on Saturday, Sept. 10 include: No. 6 Stanford at Duke (3:30 p.m. on ESPNU), No. 12 South Carolina at Georgia (4:30 p.m. on ESPN, ESPN3 and ESPN Radio), No. 16 Mississippi State at defending national champion Auburn (noon on ESPN3) and BYU at No. 24 Texas (at 7 p.m. on ESPN2, ESPN3 and ESPN 3D).
  • ESPN 3D will televise two games this week, both involving ranked teams: Arizona at No. 9 Oklahoma State Thursday, Sept. 8, at 8 p.m. and BYU at No. 24 Texas Saturday, Sept. 10, at 7 p.m.

 

Date Time (ET) Game Network
Thu, Sept 8 7:30 p.m. Florida A&M at Hampton *
Anish Shroff & Jay Walker
ESPNU
  8 p.m. Arizona at No. 9 Oklahoma State
ESPN: Rece Davis, Craig James, Jesse Palmer & Jenn Brown
ESPN 3D: Carter Blackburn, Brock Huard, Ray Bentley
ESPN / ESPN3 / ESPN 3D
Fri, Sept 9 7 p.m. Florida International at Louisville
Bob Wischusen & Bob Davie
ESPN/ ESPN3
  10:30 p.m. No. 21 Missouri at Arizona State
Joe Tessitore, Rod Gilmore & Eamon McAnaney
ESPN / ESPN3
Sat, Sept 10 Noon Oregon State at No. 8 Wisconsin
Dave Pasch, Chris Spielman, Urban Meyer & Quint Kessenich
ESPN / ESPN3
  Florida Atlantic at No. 17 Michigan State
Beth Mowins & Mike Bellotti
ESPN2 / ESPN3
  Central Michigan at Kentucky
Pam Ward & Dan Hawkins
ESPNU
  No. 16 Mississippi State at Auburn
Dave Neal, Andre Ware & Cara Capuano
ESPN3/SEC Network
  12:30 p.m. Rutgers at North Carolina
TBA
ESPN3
  1 p.m. Maine at Pittsburgh
John Sanders & Christian Fauria
ESPN3 **
  Norfolk State at No. 19 West Virginia
TBA
ESPN3
  3:30 p.m. No. 3 Alabama at No. 23 Penn State
Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge & Holly Rowe
ABC
  Cincinnati at Tennessee
Mike Patrick, Craig James & Jeannine Edwards
ESPN2 / ESPN3
  No. 6 Stanford at Duke
Clay Matvick, Brian Griese & Allison Williams
ESPNU
  Wofford at Clemson
Joe Davis & Warrick Dunn
ESPN3
  N.C. State at Wake Forest
TBA
ESPN3
  4:30 p.m. No. 12 South Carolina at Georgia
ESPN: Sean McDonough, Matt Millen & Heather Cox
ESPN Radio: Bill Rosinski, David Norrie & Joe Schad
ESPN / ESPN3 / ESPN Radio
  Rhode Island at Syracuse
TBA
ESPN3
  5 p.m. North Dakota at Idaho
TBA
ESPN3
  6 p.m. Charleston Southern at No. 5 Florida State
Doug Bell & Rene Ingoglia
ESPN3 **
  Temple at Akron
Michael Reghi & Jerod Cherry
ESPN3 **
  Southern Illinois at Mississippi
TBA
ESPN3
  Stony Brook at Buffalo
TBA
ESPN3
  7 p.m. BYU at No. 24 Texas
ESPN: Mark Jones, Ed Cunningham & Samantha Steele
ESPN 3D: Dave Lamont, Tim Brown, Ray Bentley
ESPN2 / ESPN3 / ESPN 3D
  New Mexico at No. 14 Arkansas
Rob Stone, Danny Kanell & Maria Taylor
ESPNU
  Georgia Tech at Middle Tennessee State
Dan Gutowsky & John Bunting
ESPN3 **
  Houston at North Texas
Dave Weekley & Drew Henson
ESPN3 **
  Navy at Western Kentucky
Shawn Kenney & Eddie Robinson, Jr.
ESPN3 **
  Central Arkansas at Louisiana Tech
John Sadak & John Gregory
ESPN3 **
  Memphis at Arkansas State
Matt Sweirad & Chuck Cecil
ESPN3 **
  Grambling State at Louisiana-Monroe
Darren Goldwater & Rob Harley
ESPN3 **
  UAB at No. 18 Florida
TBA
ESPN3
  Ball State at No. 22 South Florida
Jim Barbar & Doug Graber
ESPN3
  Morgan State at Bowling Green
TBA
ESPN3.com
  7:30 p.m. Connecticut at Vanderbilt
Matt Stewart & Chris Doering
ESPN3
  8 p.m. Notre Dame at Michigan
Brent Musburger, Kirk Herbstreit & Erin Andrews
ESPN / ESPN3
  Weber State at Utah State
Trey Bender & Jay Taylor
ESPN3
  Northwestern State at No. 2 LSU
Doug Greengard & Rene Nadeau
ESPN3
  10:30 p.m. South Carolina State at Bethune-Cookman *
Adam Amin & Jay Walker
ESPNU / ESPN3 ***

* Same day delay
** Exclusive on ESPN3
*** Live on ESPN3 at 4 p.m. 


 
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