ESPN College Football Schedule: 11 Undefeated Teams Highlighted by Florida State at Clemson

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October 15th, 2013

ESPN College Football August 31 2012

via press release:

College Football: 11 Undefeated Teams Highlighted by No. 5 Florida State at No. 3 Clemson
 
ESPN networks will showcase 11 of the remaining 14 undefeated college football teams this week, highlighted by No. 5 Florida State at No. 3 Clemson in a matchup of unbeaten ACC squads on Saturday, Oct. 19, at 8 p.m. ET on ABC. It will mark this season’s first meeting between top-five ranked teams and the second time this season Clemson will play a top-five ranked team on the ABC Saturday Night Football Presented by Windows series (defeating No. 5 Georgia on August 31).
 
Overall, ESPN platforms will carry 12 of the top 14 ranked teams during the week beginning Thursday, Oct. 17, with undefeated No. 10 Miami at North Carolina on ESPN at 7:30 p.m. ESPN will follow that game with unbeaten No. 8 Louisville against one-loss UCF on Friday, Oct. 18, at 8 p.m.
 
The schedule for Saturday, Oct. 19, will include three matchups between ranked teams including No. 5 Florida State at No. 3 Clemson: No. 9 UCLA at No. 13 Stanford at 3:30 p.m. on ABC and ESPN2, and No. 22 Florida at No. 14 Missouri at 12:21 p.m. on ESPN3 and SEC TV.  Additional highlights for Saturday:
 
  • The second game of the ABC Saturday 3:30 p.m. split-national telecast, with an ESPN2 reverse mirror, will showcase No. 4 Ohio State against Iowa at 3:30 p.m.
  • ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU will each televise a 7 p.m. game featuring a ranked team: No. 1 Alabama against Arkansas (ESPN), No. 6 LSU at Ole Miss (ESPN2) and No. 12 Baylor against Iowa State (ESPNU).
  • ESPNEWS will televise BYU at undefeated Houston at 3:30 p.m.
  • ESPN3 will carry undefeated No. 23 Northern Illinois at Central Michigan at 3 p.m.
 
All ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN3 and ESPNEWS games will be available through WatchESPN, accessible online at WatchESPN.com, 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.
 
ESPN, ABC, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN3, ESPNEWS and ESPN Radio Schedule
Date Time (ET) Matchup/Commentator Network
Thu, Oct 17 7:30 p.m. No. 10 Miami (Fla.) at North Carolina

Rece Davis, Jesse Palmer, David Pollack & Samantha Ponder
ESPN
Fri, Oct 18 8 p.m. UCF at No. 8 Louisville

Carter Blackburn, Danny Kanell & Allison Williams
ESPN
Sat, Oct 19 Noon No. 11 South Carolina at Tennessee

Dave Pasch, Brian Griese & Tom Luginbill
ESPN
Minnesota at Northwestern

Beth Mowins, Joey Galloway & Paul Carcaterra
ESPN2
Connecticut at Cincinnati

Tom Hart & John Congemi
ESPNU
Navy at Toledo

Ryan Ruocco & Pete Najarian
ESPNEWS
SMU at Memphis

Eamon McAnaney, Anthony Becht & Brooke Weisbrod
ESPN3 * & RSN
TCU at No. 21 Oklahoma State

Bill Rosinski, David Norrie & Joe Schad
ESPN Radio
12:21 p.m. No. 22 Florida at No. 14 Missouri

Dave Neal, Andre Ware & Cara Capuano
ESPN3 * & SEC TV
12:30 p.m. Syracuse at Georgia Tech ESPN3 * & ACC Network
1 p.m. Army at Temple

John Sadak &  Al Groh
ESPN3
Ohio at Eastern Michigan

Dan Gutowsky & Dustin Fox
ESPN3
Akron at Miami (Ohio)

Jim Barbar & Rocky Boiman
ESPN3
2 p.m. Ball State at Western Michigan

Shawn Kenney & Bob Chmeil
ESPN3
Indiana State at Illinois State ESPN3 *
3 p.m. No. 23 Northern Illinois at Central Michigan

Michael Reghi & Jerrod Cherry
ESPN3
Kent State at South Alabama

Drew Fellios & Forrest Conoly
ESPN3
North Dakota State at Southern Illinois ESPN3 *
3:30 p.m. No. 9 UCLA at No. 13 Stanford

Sean McDonough, Chris Spielman & Shannon Spake
ABC & ESPN2
Iowa at No. 4 Ohio State

Bob Wischusen, Rod Gilmore & Quint Kessenich
ABC & ESPN2 **
No. 18 Oklahoma at Kansas

Mark Jones, Brock Huard & Kaylee Hartung
ESPN
Maryland at Wake Forest

Anish Shroff & Kelly Stouffer
ESPNU
BYU at Houston

Joe Davis & David Diaz-Infante
ESPNEWS
Coastal Carolina at Liberty ESPN3
Wofford at Western Carolina ESPN3
Duke at Virginia ESPN3 * & RSN
Massachusetts at Buffalo ESPN3 *
4 p.m. Austin Peay at Murray State ESPN3
Western Illinois at Youngstown State ESPN3 *
Nicholls State at Stephen F. Austin ESPN3 *
7 p.m. Arkansas at No. 1 Alabama

Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge & Holly Rowe
ESPN
No. 6 LSU at Ole Miss

Joe Tessitore, Matt Millen & Maria Taylor
ESPN2
Iowa State at No. 12 Baylor

Clay Matvick, Matt Stinchcomb & Dawn Davenport
ESPNU
Old Dominion at Pitt ESPN3 * & RSN
Georgia State at Texas State ESPN3
Texas A&M-Kingsville at North Alabama ESPN3 *
8 p.m. No. 5 Florida State at No. 3 Clemson

Brent Musburger, Kirk Herbstreit & Heather Cox
ABC
Rice at New Mexico State ESPN3 *
Sam Houston State at McNeese State ESPN3
10:30 p.m. Oregon State at California

Mike Patrick, Ed Cunningham & Jeannine Edwards
ESPN2
 
* Local blackout may apply
** Reverse mirror in which ESPN2 will regionalize two games on ABC to markets not receiving the telecast
 
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