How to Watch College Football Games, Week 2: Times, TV channels, and more

Chip Kelly’s putting up big numbers again. Alabama rolled. Texas might be back (again). Georgia and Clemson produced a heavyweight battle. College football‘s return provided us with plenty of entertainment, and that was just Week 1. Let’s look at the TV schedule for Week 2 and what the college football games today have to offer.

How to watch college football games and TV schedules for Week 2

What are the starting times and TV channels for college football games in Week 2?

Friday college football games

Kansas at Coastal Carolina | 7:30 PM ET | ESPN 2
North Carolina A&T at Duke | 8 PM ET | ACCN
North Dakota at Utah State | 9 PM ET | CBSSN
UTEP at Boise State | 9:30 PM ET | FS1

Coastal looks to make it three in a row against a reeling Jayhawks team that saw its fans storm the field after beating an FCS team. Duke must find a way to avoid another upset against an inferior opponent, while Utah State’s looks to flip from underdog to favorite. UTEP sits at 2-0 while Boise State’s at 0-1, and the Broncos are looking to avenge their Week 1 loss to UCF.

Saturday morning college football games

Illinois at Virginia | 11 AM ET | ACCN
Western Kentucky at Army | 11:30 AM ET | CBSSN
VMI at Kent State | 11:30 PM ET | ESPN 3
Oregon at Ohio State | 12 PM ET | FOX
Alabama State at Auburn | 12 PM ET | SEC NETWORK
South Carolina at ECU | 12 PM ET | ESPN 2
Pittsburgh at Tennessee | 12 PM ET | ESPN
Kennesaw State at Georgia Tech | 12 PM ET | ESPN 3

 

Norfolk State at Wake Forest | 12 PM ET | ACCNX
Youngstown State at Michigan State | 12 PM ET | BTN
Miami (OH) at Minnesota | 12 PM ET | ESPN U
Indiana State at Northwestern | 12 PM ET | BTN
Tulsa at Oklahoma State | 12 PM ET | FS1
Florida at USF | 1 PM ET | ABC
Morgan State at Tulane | 1 PM ET | ESPN+
Wyoming at Northern Illinois | 1:30 PM ET | ESPN+

Oregon needed a last-second touchdown to beat Fresno State. Ohio State hung on to beat Minnesota. Just like Week 1, there are plenty of college football games today that will provide elite matchups, but not many feature the NFL talent this one will showcase. The biggest matchup to watch is the Ohio State receivers against Oregon’s secondary led by Mykael Wright.

Saturday afternoon college football games

Middle Tennessee at Virginia Tech | 2 PM ET | ACCNX
Rutgers at Syracuse | 2 PM ET | ACCN
Duquesne at Ohio | 2 PM ET | ESPN 3
Toledo at Notre Dame | 2:30 PM ET | PEACOCK
Purdue at UConn | 3 PM ET | CBSSN
Robert Morris at Central Michigan | 3 PM ET | ESPN 3
UAB at Georgia | 3:30 PM ET | ESPN 2
Texas A&M at Colorado | 3:30 PM ET | FOX
Murray State at Cincinnati | 3:30 PM ET | ESPN+
Ball State at Penn State | 3:30 PM ET | FS1

 

Georgia Southern at FAU | 3:30 PM ET | N/A
Boston College at UMass | 3:30 PM ET | N/A
Buffalo at Nebraska | 3:30 PM ET | BTN
Cal at TCU | 3:30 PM ET | ESPN U
Temple at Akron | 3:30 PM ET | ESPN+
Air Force at Navy | 3:30 PM ET | CBS
Mercer at Alabama | 4 PM ET | SEC NETWORK
South Alabama at Bowling Green | 4 PM ET | ESPN+
Iowa at Iowa State | 4:30 PM ET | ABC
South Carolina State at Clemson | 5 PM ET | ACCN

 

LIU at West Virginia | 5 PM ET | ESPN+
Illinois State at Western Michigan | 5 PM ET | ESPN 3
Gardner-Webb at Charlotte | 6 PM ET | ESPN 3
Lamar at UTSA | 6 PM ET | ESPN 3
Portland State at Washington State | 6 PM ET | ESPN 3
NC Central at Marshall | 6:30 PM ET | ESPN+
Houston at Rice | 6:30 PM ET | CBSSN
Bethune-Cookman at UCF | 6:30 PM ET | ESPN+

ESPN’s College Gameday heads to the Cy-Hawk game, a matchup of two teams in the Top 10. This week’s full of underrated matchups, so get ready for quality you didn’t expect. Texas A&M-Colorado, Toledo-Notre Dame, Cal-TCU, and many more highlight a weekend full of great games that don’t feature two ranked opponents.

Saturday evening college football games

Western Carolina at Oklahoma | 7 PM ET | N/A
Eastern Michigan at Wisconsin | 7 PM ET | FS1
Appalachian State at Miami | 7 PM ET | ESPNU
Texas at Arkansas | 7 PM ET | ESPN
Nicholls at Louisiana | 7 PM ET | ESPN 3
NC State at Mississippi State | 7 PM ET | ESPN 2
Texas State at FIU | 7 PM ET | ESPN+
Southeastern Louisiana at Louisiana Tech | 7 PM ET | ESPN 3
North Texas at SMU | 7 PM ET | ESPN+

 

Hampton at Old Dominion | 7 PM ET | ESPN 3
Grambling at Southern Miss | 7 PM ET | ESPN 3
Eastern Kentucky at Louisville | 7 PM ET | ACCNX
Liberty at Troy | 7 PM ET | ESPN+
Texas Southern at Baylor | 7 PM ET | ESPN+
Southern Illinois at Kansas State | 7 PM ET | ESPN+
Stephen F. Austin at Texas Tech | 7 PM ET | ESPN+
Memphis at Arkansas State | 7 PM ET | ESPN+
New Mexico State at New Mexico | 7 PM ET | N/A

You’ll want multiple screens to finish your experience of the college football games today, so make sure you’re prepared. Troy’s defense against Liberty’s offense offers plenty of potential fun, and Texas heads to Fayetteville to face a talented Razorbacks team. SMU and North Texas can break the scoreboard, so buckle up for that one.

Saturday night college football games

Georgia State at North Carolina | 7:30 PM ET | ESPN 3
Idaho at Indiana | 7:30 PM ET | BTN
Missouri at Kentucky | 7:30 PM ET | SEC NETWORK
Austin Peay at Ole Miss | 7:30 PM ET | ESPN+/SECN+
Howard at Maryland | 7:30 PM ET | BTN
McNeese at LSU | 8 PM ET | ESPN+/SECN+
Washington at Michigan | 8 PM ET | ABC
Jacksonville State at Florida State | 8 PM ET | ACCN

 

Vanderbilt at Colorado State | 10 PM ET | CBSSN
San Diego State at Arizona | 10 PM ET | PAC-12 NETWORK
Cal Poly at Fresno State | 10 PM ET | N/A
Utah at BYU | 10:15 PM ET | ESPN
Stanford at USC | 10:30 PM ET | FOX
UNLV at Arizona State | 10:30 PM ET | ESPN 2
Idaho State at Nevada | 10:30 PM ET | N/A
Hawaii at Oregon State | 11 PM ET | FS1

Everyone will discuss Washington and Michigan, but BYU and Utah provides more entertainment value. Two underrated SEC East teams face off in Missouri and Kentucky as well. For those who need something that carries into Sunday, three Pac-12 teams and Nevada will carry you into the next day. So account for this in your college football TV schedule, and end Week 2 the right way.

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