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Week 8: Saturday College Football Schedule and Open Thread

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Ah, hell, watch bowling. Or baseball.

Austin Peay v Pittsburgh Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images

It’s Saturday. Week 8. That means more college football, although this week’s schedule is lighter than most thanks to this being an apparently popular time for a bye week (for instance, five SEC teams are on the bye this week.) Vanderbilt plays Mississippi State today at 3 PM CT, but before and after the game, there’s other football to watch.

Also today: Vanderbilt bowling starting at 8:55 AM! Allegedly live streaming! Also also today: Game 6 of the NLCS, which I care about mostly because the Astros will play one of these in the World Series.

Anyway, here’s your schedule.

11:00 AM CT

  • Illinois at Penn State (ABC)
  • Northwestern at Michigan (FOX)
  • Oklahoma at Kansas (ESPN)
  • Cincinnati at Navy (ESPN2)
  • Kansas State at Texas Tech (FS1)
  • Wake Forest at Army (CBSSN)
  • Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Arkansas (SEC Network)
  • UMass at Florida State (ACC Network)
  • Northern Illinois at Central Michigan (ESPNU)
  • Eastern Michigan at Bowling Green (ESPN+)

11:30 AM CT

12:00 PM CT

  • Kent State at Ohio (ESPN+)
  • Chattanooga at Samford (ESPN3)

1:00 PM CT

  • Texas State at Georgia State (ESPN+)
  • East Tennessee State at Furman (ESPN+)
  • Lane at Tuskegee (ESPN+)
  • Barton at Tusculum (stream)
  • LaGrange at Maryville (stream)
  • Trinity at Sewanee (stream)

1:30 PM CT

  • Virginia-Lynchburg at Tennessee Tech (ESPN+)
  • Bethel at Cumberland (stream)

2:00 PM CT

  • Wisconsin at Purdue (BTN)
  • Austin Peay at Murray State (ESPN3)
  • Tennessee State at Eastern Illinois (ESPN+)
  • SE Missouri State at UT Martin (ESPN+)

2:30 PM CT

  • LSU at Ole Miss (CBS)
  • Oregon at UCLA (ABC)
  • Oklahoma State at Iowa State (FOX)
  • Clemson at Pitt (ESPN)
  • Maryland at Minnesota (ESPN2)
  • BYU at Washington State (FS1)
  • Western Michigan at Toledo (CBSSN)
  • Colorado at Cal (Pac-12 Network)
  • New Mexico at Wyoming (Stadium)
  • Rice at UAB (ESPN+)
  • Miami (Ohio) at Ball State (ESPN+)
  • Buffalo at Akron (ESPN+)

3:00 PM CT

  • Boston College at Louisville (ACC Network)
  • East Carolina at Houston (ESPNU)
  • Liberty at North Texas (ESPN+)
  • Carson-Newman at Newberry (stream)

4:30 PM CT

  • Rhodes at Birmingham-Southern (stream)

6:00 PM CT

  • Tennessee at Alabama (ESPN)
  • San Diego State at Air Force (CBSSN)
  • Nevada at Fresno State (FS2)
  • UTSA at Louisiana Tech (Stadium)
  • Western Kentucky at Florida International (ESPN+)
  • Temple at South Florida (ESPN+)
  • South Alabama at UL Monroe (ESPN3)

6:30 PM CT

11:00 PM CT

  • New Mexico State at Hawaii (PPV)

(Seriously though, we don’t even get late night Pac-12 games this week?)