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Saturday College Football Schedule and Open Thread

Enjoy your Saturday. Vanderbilt plays at 7.

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College football’s opening weekend spreads over five days. Still, the bulk of the action is on Saturday. You are here, on your first Saturday to mainline college football into your veins.

If you’re just here for the Vanderbilt game, well, see you at 7. Otherwise, here’s your schedule for the day.

11:00 AM

  • Tulane at Oklahoma (ABC)
  • Penn State at Wisconsin (FOX)
  • Western Michigan at Michigan (ESPN)
  • Army at Georgia State (ESPNU)
  • Kansas State vs. Stanford (Arlington, TX) (FS1)
  • Colgate at Boston College (ACC Network)
  • Fordham at Nebraska (BTN)
  • Temple at Rutgers (BTN)
  • Holy Cross at UConn (CBS Sports Network)
  • UL Monroe at Kentucky (SEC Network)

12:00 PM

  • Tusculum at St. Augustine’s (stream)
  • Augustana (IL) at Rhodes (stream)

12:30 PM

Cumberland at Keiser (stream)

1:00 PM

  • Fresno State at Oregon (Pac-12 Network)
  • Rice at Arkansas (SEC Network+/ESPN+)

2:30 PM

  • Alabama vs. Miami (Atlanta, GA) (ABC)
  • West Virginia at Maryland (ESPN)
  • Indiana at Iowa (BTN)
  • Marshall at Navy (CBS Sports Network)
  • Miami-Ohio at Cincinnati (ESPN+)

3:00 PM

  • Louisiana Tech at Mississippi State (ESPNU)
  • UMass at Pittsburgh (ACC Network)
  • Central Michigan at Missouri (SEC Network)
  • Montana State at Wyoming (MWN)

3:30 PM

  • UL Lafayette at Texas (FOX)
  • Northern Iowa at Iowa State (ESPN+)

4:00 PM

San Jose State at USC (Pac-12 Network)

5:00 PM

  • Campbell at Liberty (ESPN Xtra)
  • Gardner-Webb at Georgia Southern (ESPN Xtra)
  • Maryville at Berry (stream)

6:00 PM

  • Texas Tech at Houston (ESPN)
  • Oregon State at Purdue (FS1)
  • Syracuse at Ohio (CBS Sports Network)
  • Central Arkansas at Arkansas State (ESPN Extra)
  • Abilene Christian at SMU (ESPN+)
  • Akron at Auburn (SEC Network+/ESPN+)
  • Baylor at Texas State (ESPN+)
  • Eastern Illinois at South Carolina (SEC Network+/ESPN+)
  • Lane at Arkansas-Pine Bluff (stream)
  • Missouri State at Oklahoma State (ESPN+)
  • Monmouth at MTSU (ESPN+)
  • Nicholls at Memphis (ESPN+)
  • Norfolk State at Toledo (ESPN3)
  • Southern at Troy (ESPN3)

6:30 PM

  • Clemson vs. Georgia (Charlotte, NC) (ABC)
  • Northern Illinois at Georgia Tech (ACC Network)
  • William & Mary at Virginia (ACC RSN)
  • UTSA at Illinois (BTN)
  • Florida Atlantic at Florida (SEC Network)
  • Northwestern State at North Texas (ESPN3)

7:00 PM

  • Kent State at Texas A&M (ESPNU)
  • Montana at Washington (Pac-12 Network)
  • Duquesne at TCU (ESPN+)
  • Southern Miss at South Alabama (ESPN+)

7:30 PM


9:30 PM

  • Arizona vs. BYU (Las Vegas, NV) (ESPN)
  • Nevada at California (FS1)
  • New Mexico State at San Diego State (CBS Sports Network)

10:00 PM

Utah State at Washington State (Pac-12 Network)

11:00 PM

Portland State at Hawaii (PPV, maybe?)