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[10/15/13 - 09:05 AM]
College Football: 11 Undefeated Teams Highlighted by No. 5 Florida State at No. 3 Clemson
Overall, ESPN platforms will carry 12 of the top 14 ranked teams during the week beginning Thursday, October 17, with undefeated No. 10 Miami at North Carolina on ESPN.

[via press release from ESPN]

College Football: 11 Undefeated Teams Highlighted by No. 5 Florida State at No. 3 Clemson

ESPN networks will showcase 11 of the remaining 14 undefeated college football teams this week, highlighted by No. 5 Florida State at No. 3 Clemson in a matchup of unbeaten ACC squads on Saturday, Oct. 19, at 8 p.m. ET on ABC. It will mark this season's first meeting between top-five ranked teams and the second time this season Clemson will play a top-five ranked team on the ABC Saturday Night Football Presented by Windows series (defeating No. 5 Georgia on August 31).

Overall, ESPN platforms will carry 12 of the top 14 ranked teams during the week beginning Thursday, Oct. 17, with undefeated No. 10 Miami at North Carolina on ESPN at 7:30 p.m. ESPN will follow that game with unbeaten No. 8 Louisville against one-loss UCF on Friday, Oct. 18, at 8 p.m.

The schedule for Saturday, Oct. 19, will include three matchups between ranked teams including No. 5 Florida State at No. 3 Clemson: No. 9 UCLA at No. 13 Stanford at 3:30 p.m. on ABC and ESPN2, and No. 22 Florida at No. 14 Missouri at 12:21 p.m. on ESPN3 and SEC TV. Additional highlights for Saturday:

· The second game of the ABC Saturday 3:30 p.m. split-national telecast, with an ESPN2 reverse mirror, will showcase No. 4 Ohio State against Iowa at 3:30 p.m.

· ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU will each televise a 7 p.m. game featuring a ranked team: No. 1 Alabama against Arkansas (ESPN), No. 6 LSU at Ole Miss (ESPN2) and No. 12 Baylor against Iowa State (ESPNU).

· ESPNEWS will televise BYU at undefeated Houston at 3:30 p.m.

· ESPN3 will carry undefeated No. 23 Northern Illinois at Central Michigan at 3 p.m.

All ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN3 and ESPNEWS 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.

ESPN, ABC, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN3, ESPNEWS and ESPN Radio Schedule

Date Time (ET) Matchup/Commentator Network

Thu, Oct 17

7:30 p.m. No. 10 Miami (Fla.) at North Carolina Rece Davis, Jesse Palmer, David Pollack & Samantha Ponder ESPN

Fri, Oct 18

8 p.m. UCF at No. 8 Louisville Carter Blackburn, Danny Kanell & Allison Williams ESPN

Sat, Oct 19

Noon No. 11 South Carolina at Tennessee Dave Pasch, Brian Griese & Tom Luginbill ESPN Minnesota at Northwestern Beth Mowins, Joey Galloway & Paul Carcaterra ESPN2 Connecticut at Cincinnati Tom Hart & John Congemi ESPNU Navy at Toledo Ryan Ruocco & Pete Najarian ESPNEWS SMU at Memphis Eamon McAnaney, Anthony Becht & Brooke Weisbrod ESPN3 * & RSN TCU at No. 21 Oklahoma State Bill Rosinski, David Norrie & Joe Schad ESPN Radio

12:21 p.m. No. 22 Florida at No. 14 Missouri Dave Neal, Andre Ware & Cara Capuano ESPN3 * & SEC TV

12:30 p.m. Syracuse at Georgia Tech ESPN3 * & ACC Network

1 p.m. Army at Temple John Sadak & Al Groh ESPN3 Ohio at Eastern Michigan Dan Gutowsky & Dustin Fox ESPN3 Akron at Miami (Ohio) Jim Barbar & Rocky Boiman ESPN3

2 p.m. Ball State at Western Michigan Shawn Kenney & Bob Chmeil ESPN3 Indiana State at Illinois State ESPN3 *

3 p.m. No. 23 Northern Illinois at Central Michigan Michael Reghi & Jerrod Cherry ESPN3 Kent State at South Alabama Drew Fellios & Forrest Conoly ESPN3 North Dakota State at Southern Illinois ESPN3 *

3:30 p.m. No. 9 UCLA at No. 13 Stanford Sean McDonough, Chris Spielman & Shannon Spake ABC & ESPN2 Iowa at No. 4 Ohio State Bob Wischusen, Rod Gilmore & Quint Kessenich ABC & ESPN2 ** No. 18 Oklahoma at Kansas Mark Jones, Brock Huard & Kaylee Hartung ESPN Maryland at Wake Forest Anish Shroff & Kelly Stouffer ESPNU BYU at Houston Joe Davis & David Diaz-Infante ESPNEWS Coastal Carolina at Liberty ESPN3 Wofford at Western Carolina ESPN3 Duke at Virginia ESPN3 * & RSN Massachusetts at Buffalo ESPN3 *

4 p.m. Austin Peay at Murray State ESPN3 Western Illinois at Youngstown State ESPN3 * Nicholls State at Stephen F. Austin ESPN3 *

7 p.m. Arkansas at No. 1 Alabama Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge & Holly Rowe ESPN No. 6 LSU at Ole Miss Joe Tessitore, Matt Millen & Maria Taylor ESPN2 Iowa State at No. 12 Baylor Clay Matvick, Matt Stinchcomb & Dawn Davenport ESPNU Old Dominion at Pitt ESPN3 * & RSN Georgia State at Texas State ESPN3 Texas A&M-Kingsville at North Alabama ESPN3 *

8 p.m. No. 5 Florida State at No. 3 Clemson Brent Musburger, Kirk Herbstreit & Heather Cox ABC Rice at New Mexico State ESPN3 * Sam Houston State at McNeese State ESPN3

10:30 p.m. Oregon State at California Mike Patrick, Ed Cunningham & Jeannine Edwards ESPN2

* Local blackout may apply

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





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