College football, Week 3: ESPN/ABC TV schedule

Week 3 of the college football season appears poised to be a great one, with the first top ten match up of the season between No. 2 Florida State and No. 10 Louisville highlighting the ESPN/ABC schedule.

Along with the Florida State vs. Louisville match up which will set the tone in the ACC, there are a number of important games across the nation as conference play kicks into full swing.

Opening up Week 3 on the ESPN family of networks is an AAC clash between No. 6 Houston and Cincinnati.

In Saturday’s nightcap, one of the pleasant surprises so far in 2016, the No. 11 Texas Longhorns, head to the West Coast for a meeting with an underwhelming California squad.

When and where does your favorite team play this weekend?

The full ESPN/ABC television schedule for this weekend’s action can be seen below:

Date Time (ET) Game Network
Thu, Sept. 15 7:30 p.m. No. 6 Houston at Cincinnati
Dave Flemming, Jesse Palmer, Laura Rutledge 
ESPN
    Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Alcorn State
Eric Clemons, Jay Walker
ESPNU
Fri, Sept. 16 8 p.m. No. 21 Baylor at Rice
Adam Amin, Mack Brown, Molly McGrath
ESPN
  9:30 p.m. Arizona State at Texas-San Antonio
Mark Neely, Ray Bentley
ESPN2
Sat, Sept. 17 Noon No. 2 Florida State at No. 10 Louisville
TV: Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, Samantha Ponder
Radio: Bill Rosinksi, David Norrie, Ian Fitzsimmons
ABC and ESPN Radio
    No. 25 Miami at Appalachian State
Dave Pasch, Greg McElroy, Tom Luginbill
ESPN
    North Dakota State at No. 13 Iowa
Beth Mowins, Anthony Becht, Rocky Boiman
ESPN2
    Kansas at Memphis
Eamon McAnaney, John Congemi 
ESPNU
    Ohio at No. 15 Tennessee
Tom Hart, Andre Ware, Cole Cubelic
SEC Network
    New Mexico at Rutgers
Mike Corey, Rene Ingoglia
ESPNEWS
    South Carolina State at No. 5 Clemson ACC Network Extra
    Middle Tennessee at Bowling Green ESPN3
    Dayton at Duquesne ESPN3
    MidAmerica Nazarene at Benedictine ESPN3
  12:30 p.m. Vanderbilt at Georgia Tech ACC Network Extra
  1:30 p.m. Virginia at UConn ESPN3
  2 p.m. North Carolina A&T at Tulsa
Drew Fellios, Watson Brown
ESPN3*
  3 p.m. Eastern Kentucky at Ball State
Jim Barbar, Mark Herrmann
ESPN3*
    Fresno State at Toledo ESPN3
    UNLV at Central Michigan
Dan Gutowsky, Dustin Fox
ESPN3*
    Eastern Illinois at Illinois State ESPN3
    Johnson C. Smith at Wofford ESPN3*
  3:30 p.m. No. 24 Oregon at Nebraska
Bob Wischusen, Brock Huard, Allison Williams
ABC
    Pittsburgh at No. 21 Oklahoma State
Jason Benetti, Kelly Stouffer, Paul Carcaterra
ESPN
    Boston College at Virginia Tech
Anish Shroff, Ahmad Brooks
ESPNU
    Monmouth at Kent State ESPN3*
    Western Kentucky at Miami (Ohio) ESPN3
    South Florida at Syracuse
Doug Sherman, Al Groh
ACC Network Extra*
    James Madison at North Carolina ACC Network Extra
    Florida International at UMass ESPN3
  4 p.m. East Carolina at South Carolina

David Neal, Matt Stinchcomb, Olivia Harlan

SEC Network
    New Mexico State at Kentucky
Taylor Zarzour, Jordan Rodgers, Kevin Weidl 
SEC Network Alternate
    Western Michigan at Illinois
Mike Couzens, Dan Hawkins
ESPNEWS
    Robert Morris at Youngstown State ESPN3
    Tennessee Tech at Mercer ESPN3*
  6 p.m. Old Dominion at NC State
Shawn Kenney, Forrest Conoly
ACC Network Extra*
    Louisiana-Monroe at Georgia Southern
Matt Stewart, Stan Lewter
ESPN3*
  6:30 p.m. Delaware at Wake Forest
Dave Weekley, Tom O’Brien
ACC Network Extra*
  7 p.m. No. 17 Texas A&M at Auburn
Dave Flemming, Brian Griese, Todd McShay  
ESPN
    Mississippi State at No. 20 LSU
Mike Patrick, Ed Cunningham, Dr. Jerry Punch
ESPN2
    Liberty at SMU
Brett Dolan, Chad Brown
ESPN3*
    Navy at Tulane ESPN3
    Grambling at Jackson State
Eric Clemons, Jay Walker
ESPN3*
    South Alabama at Louisiana-Lafayette ESPN3*
    Edward Waters at Jacksonville ESPN3*
    Murray State at Southern Illinois ESPN3*
    Cal Poly at South Dakota State ESPN3
    Tennessee-Chattanooga at Furman ESPN3*
    Northern Michigan at Grand Valley State ESPN3
    Stephen F. Austin at McNeese ESPN3
  7:30 p.m. North Texas at No. 23 Florida
Clay Matvick, Dusty Dvoracek 
ESPNU
    No. 16 Georgia at Missouri
Brent Musburger, Jesse Palmer, Kaylee Hartung
SEC Network
    Texas State at No. 24 Arkansas
Roy Philpott, Clint Stoerner
SEC Network  Alternate
  8 p.m. USC at No. 7 Stanford
Joe Tessitore, Todd Blackledge, Holly Rowe
ABC
    Sam Houston State at Lamar ESPN3*
    West Texas A&M at Texas Permian Basin ESPN3*
  10:15 p.m. UCLA at BYU
Allen Bestwick, Mike Bellotti, Kris Budden
ESPN2
  10:30 p.m. No. 11 Texas at California
Mark Jones, Rod Gilmore, Quint Kessenich 
ESPN

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