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College Football: 13 of 20 Remaining Undefeated Teams on ESPN Nets - Three Matchups between Unbeatens
ESPN will kick off and end its coverage with a game between undefeated programs: No. 25 Maryland at No. 8 Florida State at noon and No. 15 Washington at No. 5 Stanford at 10:30 p.m.

[via press release from ESPN]

College Football: 13 of 20 Remaining Undefeated Teams on ESPN Nets - Three Matchups between Unbeatens

The college football schedule across ESPN networks on Saturday, Oct. 5, will include 13 of the remaining 20 undefeated teams, highlighted by three matchups between unbeatens.

ESPN will kick off and end its coverage with a game between undefeated programs: No. 25 Maryland at No. 8 Florida State at noon and No. 15 Washington at No. 5 Stanford at 10:30 p.m. The ABC Saturday Night Football Presented by Windows telecast at 8 p.m. ET will pit No. 4 Ohio State at No. 16 Northwestern.

Additional highlights for Saturday, Oct. 5:

· ABC will televise two of the unbeaten teams at 3:30 p.m. in a reverse mirror with ESPN2: No. 19 Michigan against one-loss Minnesota and No. 3 Clemson at new ACC member Syracuse. The ABC window will also include one-loss No. 21 Oklahoma State against Kansas State.

· ESPNU will televise a showdown of ACC Coastal Division rivals pitting undefeated No. 14 Miami (Fla.) against one-loss Georgia Tech at 3:30 p.m.

· ESPN3 will showcase four of the unbeaten squads: No. 1 Alabama against Georgia State at 12:21 p.m., No. 7 Louisville at Temple at noon, Northern Illinois at Kent State at 3:30 p.m. and Missouri at Vanderbilt at 7:30 p.m.

In addition to undefeated teams in action, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3 Saturday 7 p.m. games will involve at least one one-loss team: No. 24 Ole Miss at Auburn in a showdown of two one-loss SEC squads (ESPNU), No. 10 LSU at Mississippi State (ESPN & ESPN Radio), No. 18 Florida against Arkansas (ESPNU) and Cincinnati at South Florida (ESPN3).

All ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3 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.


Date Time (ET) Matchup/Commentator Network

Thu, Oct 3

7:30 p.m. Texas at Iowa State Rece Davis, Jesse Palmer, David Pollack & Samantha Ponder ESPN Western Kentucky at Louisiana-Monroe Mark Neely & Jay Walker ESPNU

Fri, Oct 4

9 p.m. Nevada at San Diego State Carter Blackburn, Danny Kanell & Allison Williams ESPN

Sat, Oct 5

Noon No. 25 Maryland at No. 8 Florida State Dave Pasch, Brian Griese & Tom Luginbill ESPN Michigan State at Iowa Beth Mowins, Joey Galloway & Paul Carcaterra ESPN2 Illinois at Nebraska Tom Hart & John Congemi ESPNU Rutgers at SMU Dave Lamont & David Diaz-Infante ESPNEWS No. 7 Louisville at Temple Eamon McAnaney, Anthony Becht & Brooke Weisbrod ESPN3 & RSN * Eastern Michigan at Buffalo Michael Reghi & Doug Graber ESPN3 & RSN * Ball State at Virginia ESPN3 & RSN *

12:21 p.m. Georgia State at No. 1 Alabama Dave Neal, Andre Ware & Cara Capuano ESPN3 & SEC TV *

12:30 p.m. North Carolina at Virginia Tech ESPN3 & ACC Network *

1 p.m. Army at Boston College Shawn Kenney & Pete Najarian ESPN3 Central Michigan at Miami (Ohio) Jim Barbar & Rocky Boiman ESPN3 Columbia at Princeton Dave Popkin & KC Keeler ESPN3 South Alabama at Troy ESPN3 * Saint Francis at Central Connecticut State ESPN3

1:30 p.m. Elon at Furman ESPN3

2 p.m. Ohio at Akron Dave Weekley & John Gregory ESPN3

3 p.m. Jacksonville State at Tennessee-Martin Jim Barbar & John Gregory ESPN3 Western Michigan at Toledo ESPN3 * Southern Illinois at South Dakota State ESPN3 *

3:30 p.m. Minnesota at No. 19 Michigan Mike Patrick, Ed Cunningham & Jeannine Edwards ABC & ESPN2 ** No. 3 Clemson at Syracuse Sean McDonough, Chris Spielman & Shannon Spake ABC & ESPN2 ** Kansas State at No. 21 Oklahoma State Bob Wischusen, Rod Gilmore & Quint Kessenich ABC Georgia Tech at No. 14 Miami (Fla.) Anish Shroff, Kelly Stouffer & Nikki Noto ESPNU NC State at Wake Forest ESPN3 & RSN * Atlanta Football Classic: South Carolina State vs. North Carolina A&T Joe Davis & Jay Walker ESPN3 ^ Northern Illinois at Kent State ESPN3 * Massachusetts at Bowling Green ESPN3 *

4 p.m. McNeese State at Central Arkansas ESPN3 *

4:30 p.m. UCF at Memphis Joe Meyers & Kevin O'Connell ESPN3

7 p.m. No. 10 LSU at Mississippi State TV: Joe Tessitore, Matt Millen & Maria Taylor Radio: Bill Rosinski, David Norrie & Joe Schad ESPN & ESPN Radio Arkansas at No. 18 Florida Mark Jones, Brock Huard & Kaylee Hartung ESPN2 No. 24 Ole Miss at Auburn Clay Matvick, Matt Stinchcomb & Dawn Davenport ESPNU Cincinnati at South Florida John Sadak, Al Groh & Tiffany Greene ESPN3 Texas State at Louisiana-Lafayette ESPN3 *

7:30 p.m. Kentucky at No. 13 South Carolina ESPN3 & RSN * Missouri at Vanderbilt Matt Stewart, Chris Doering & Joe Budden ESPN3 & RSN *

8 p.m. No. 4 Ohio State at No. 16 Northwestern Brent Musburger, Kirk Herbstreit & Heather Cox ABC

10:30 p.m. No. 15 Washington at No. 5 Stanford Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge & Holly Rowe ESPN

* Local blackout may apply

** Reverse mirror in which ESPN2 will regionalize two games on ABC to markets not receiving the telecast

^ Available on ESPNU Saturday, Oct. 5, at 10:30 p.m.

  [october 2013]  


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