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Week 2: Saturday College Football Schedule and Open Thread

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The Vanderbilt game isn’t until 9, so you’ve got plenty of time to watch other football and, uh, get drunk for what we’re probably about to see.

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Week 2 always kind of sucks.

In recent years, it’s felt like college football shoots its wad on opening weekend, and Week 2 is what Week 1 used to be: when half of the Power 5 is playing a walkover and El Assico is the highlight. Okay, El Assico will probably be a good game this year. But uh, it’s weird that that’s perennially the highlight of the second week of the season.

If you’re just here for the Vanderbilt game, well, see you at 9. Otherwise, enjoy your Saturday. Here’s the schedule:

10:00 AM

  • Illinois at Virginia (ACC Network)

10:30 AM

  • Western Kentucky at Army (CBS Sports Network)
  • VMI at Kent State (ESPN3)

11:00 AM

  • Oregon at Ohio State (FOX)
  • Pittsburgh at Tennessee (ESPN)
  • South Carolina at East Carolina (ESPN2)
  • Tulsa at Oklahoma State (FS1)
  • Miami (Ohio) at Minnesota (ESPNU)
  • Youngstown State at Michigan State (BTN)
  • Alabama State at Auburn (SEC Network)
  • Kennesaw State at Georgia Tech (ACC RSN)
  • Indiana State at Northwestern (BTN alternate)
  • Norfolk State at Wake Forest (ACCNX)

12:00 PM

  • Florida at South Florida (ABC)
  • Morgan State at Tulane (ESPN+)
  • Chowan at Tusculum (stream)
  • Centre at Maryville (stream)
  • Bethel at St. Andrews (stream)

12:30 PM

  • Wyoming at Northern Illinois (ESPN+)
  • Rhodes at Franklin (stream)
  • St. Thomas at Cumberland (stream)

1:00 PM

  • Rutgers at Syracuse (ACC Network)
  • Duquesne at Ohio (ESPN Extra)
  • MTSU at Virginia Tech (ACCNX)
  • Sewanee at Washington & Lee (stream)

1:30 PM

  • Furman at Tennessee Tech (ESPN+)
  • Toledo at Notre Dame (Peacock)

2:00 PM

  • Purdue at UConn (CBS Sports Network)
  • Robert Morris at Central Michigan (ESPN Extra)

2:30 PM

  • Air Force at Navy (CBS)
  • Texas A&M vs. Colorado (Denver, CO) (FOX)
  • UAB at Georgia (ESPN2)
  • California at TCU (ESPNU)
  • Ball State at Penn State (FS1)
  • Buffalo at Nebraska (BTN)
  • Boston College at UMass (NESN)
  • Georgia Southern at Florida Atlantic (Stadium)
  • Murray State at Cincinnati (ESPN+)
  • Temple at Akron (ESPN+)

3:00 PM

  • Mercer at Alabama (SEC Network)
  • South Alabama at Bowling Green (ESPN+)

3:30 PM

4:00 PM

  • South Carolina State at Clemson (ACC Network)
  • Illinois State at Western Michigan (ESPN Extra)
  • Long Island at West Virginia (ESPN+)

5:00 PM

  • Portland State at Washington State (Pac-12 Network)
  • Gardner-Webb at Charlotte (ESPN3)
  • Lamar at UTSA (ESPN3)

5:30 PM

  • Houston at Rice (CBS Sports Network)
  • NC Central at Marshall (ESPN+)

6:00 PM

  • Texas at Arkansas (ESPN)
  • NC State at Mississippi State (ESPN2)
  • Appalachian State at Miami (ESPNU)
  • Eastern Michigan at Wisconsin (FS1)
  • Tennessee State vs. Jackson State (Memphis, TN) (ESPN Extra)
  • Western Carolina at Oklahoma (PPV)
  • Chattanooga at North Alabama (ESPN+)
  • Eastern Kentucky at Louisville (ACCNX)
  • Grambling at Southern Miss (ESPN3)
  • Hampton at Old Dominion (ESPN3)
  • Liberty at Troy (ESPN+)
  • Memphis at Arkansas State (ESPN+)
  • New Mexico State at New Mexico (Stadium)
  • Nicholls at UL Lafayette (ESPN3)
  • North Texas at SMU (ESPN+)
  • Samford at UT Martin (ESPN+)
  • Southeastern Louisiana at Louisiana Tech (ESPN3)
  • Southern Illinois at Kansas State (ESPN+)
  • Stephen F. Austin at Texas Tech (ESPN+)
  • Texas Southern at Baylor (ESPN+)
  • Texas State at Florida International (ESPN+)

6:30 PM

  • Missouri at Kentucky (SEC Network)
  • Idaho at Indiana (BTN)
  • Georgia State at North Carolina (ACC RSN)
  • Howard at Maryland (BTN alternate)
  • Austin Peay at Ole Miss (SEC Network+)
  • UVA Wise at ETSU (ESPN3)

7:00 PM

  • Washington at Michigan (ABC)
  • Jacksonville State at Florida State (ACC Network)
  • McNeese at LSU (SEC Network+)

9:00 PM

  • San Diego State at Arizona (Pac-12 Network)

9:15 PM

  • Utah at BYU (ESPN)

9:30 PM

  • Stanford at USC (FOX)
  • UNLV at Arizona State (ESPN2)
  • Idaho State at Nevada (Stadium)

10:00 PM