College Football Television Schedule: 13 of 20 Remaining Undefeated Teams on ESPN Networks

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October 1st, 2013


via press release:

College Football: 13 of 20 Remaining Undefeated Teams on ESPN Nets – Three Matchups between Unbeatens
The college football schedule across ESPN networks on Saturday, Oct. 5, will include 13 of the remaining 20 undefeated teams, highlighted by three matchups between unbeatens.
ESPN will kick off and end its coverage with a game between undefeated programs: No. 25 Maryland at No. 8 Florida State at noon and No. 15 Washington at No. 5 Stanford at 10:30 p.m. The ABC Saturday Night Football Presented by Windows telecast at 8 p.m. ET will pit No. 4 Ohio State at No. 16 Northwestern.
Additional highlights for Saturday, Oct. 5:
  • ABC will televise two of the unbeaten teams at 3:30 p.m. in a reverse mirror with ESPN2: No. 19 Michigan against one-loss Minnesota and No. 3 Clemson at new ACC member Syracuse. The ABC window will also include one-loss No. 21 Oklahoma State against Kansas State.
  • ESPNU will televise a showdown of ACC Coastal Division rivals pitting undefeated No. 14 Miami (Fla.) against one-loss Georgia Tech at 3:30 p.m.
  • ESPN3 will showcase four of the unbeaten squads: No. 1 Alabama against Georgia State at 12:21 p.m., No. 7 Louisville at Temple at noon, Northern Illinois at Kent State at 3:30 p.m. and Missouri at Vanderbilt at 7:30 p.m.
In addition to undefeated teams in action, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3 Saturday 7 p.m. games will involve at least one one-loss team: No. 24 Ole Miss at Auburn in a showdown of two one-loss SEC squads (ESPNU), No. 10 LSU at Mississippi State (ESPN & ESPN Radio), No. 18 Florida against Arkansas (ESPNU) and Cincinnati at South Florida (ESPN3).
All ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3 games will be available through WatchESPN, accessible online at, on smartphones and tablets via the WatchESPN app, through ESPN on Xbox LIVE to Gold members and on Apple TV to fans who receive their video subscription from an affiliated provider.
ESPN Goal Line network will offer unlimited live cut-ins and highlights from numerous top college football games every Saturday beginning at noon. Goal Line is currently available to Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks, Cox, Cablevision, Verizon FiOS TV, Comcast and Midcontinent Communications customers.
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
Western Kentucky at Louisiana-Monroe

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

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

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

Beth Mowins, Joey Galloway & Paul Carcaterra
Illinois at Nebraska

Tom Hart & John Congemi
Rutgers at SMU

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

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

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

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

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

Jim Barbar & Rocky Boiman
Columbia at Princeton

Dave Popkin & KC Keeler
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
3 p.m. Jacksonville State at Tennessee-Martin

Jim Barbar & John Gregory
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
Georgia Tech at No. 14 Miami (Fla.)

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

Joe Davis & Jay Walker
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
7 p.m. No. 10 LSU at Mississippi State

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

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

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

John Sadak, Al Groh & Tiffany Greene
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
8 p.m. No. 4 Ohio State at No. 16 Northwestern

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

Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge & Holly Rowe
* Local blackout may apply
** Reverse mirror in which ESPN2 will regionalize two games on ABC to markets not receiving the telecast
^ Available on ESPNU Saturday, Oct. 5, at 10:30 p.m.
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