College football schedule: TV selections for Oct. 21, 2017

By Kevin Kelley -

The college football schedule TV selections for the weekend of Oct. 21 will be announced today by the major conferences. Some selections for the American, C-USA, MAC, MWC, and Sun Belt were also made.

Several games were held under the six-day option. Those game times and/or TV will be finalized on Sunday, Oct. 15.

Week 8 Schedule Selections
All times Eastern

ACC
Louisville at Florida State – Noon, ESPN
Pitt at Duke – 12:20pm, ACCN
Boston College at Virginia – 12:30pm, RSN
Syracuse at Miami, FL – 3:30pm, ESPN
UNC at Virginia Tech – 3:30pm, ESPN2
Wake Forest at Georgia Tech – 7:30pm, ESPNU

Off: Clemson, NC State

American
Memphis at Houston – 8pm, ESPN (Thu.)
Temple at Army – Noon, CBSSN
Tulsa at UConn – Noon, ESPNU
UCF at Navy – 3:30pm, CBSSN
SMU at Cincinnati – 4pm, ESPNU
BYU at East Carolina – 7pm, CBSSN
USF at Tulane – 7:00pm, ESPN2

Big 12
Oklahoma State at Texas – Noon, ABC
Iowa State at Texas Tech – Noon, FS1
Oklahoma at Kansas State – 4pm, FOX
Kansas at TCU – 8pm, FOX
West Virginia at Baylor – 8pm, FS2

Big Ten
Iowa at Northwestern – Noon, ESPN2
Maryland at Wisconsin – Noon, FOX
Purdue at Rutgers – Noon, BTN
Illinois at Minnesota – 3:30, BTN
Indiana at Michigan State – 3:30pm, ABC
Michigan at Penn State – 7:30pm, ABC

Off: Nebraska

C-USA
WKU at Old Dominion – 6pm, CBSSN (Fri.)
Marshall at Middle Tennessee – 7pm, ESPN2 (Fri.)
North Texas at Florida Atlantic – 5pm, ESPN3
UAB at Charlotte – 6:30pm, beIN SPORTS
Rice at UTSA – 7pm, KMYS/Stadium
Southern Miss at Louisiana Tech – 7pm, Stadium

Off: FIU, UTEP

Independents
Temple at Army – Noon, CBSSN
Georgia Southern at UMass – 3:30pm, 11 Sports/NESN
BYU at East Carolina – 7pm, CBSSN
USC at Notre Dame – 7:30pm, NBC

MAC
Akron at Toledo – Raycom/ESPN3
Kent State at Ohio – 2pm, ESPN3
NIU at Bowling Green – 2pm, ESPN3
WMU at EMU – 2pm, ESPN3
Buffalo at Miami – 2:30pm, ESPN3
Central Michigan at Ball State – 3pm, ESPN3

MWC
Air Force at Nevada – 9:30pm, CBSSN (Fri.)
Colorado State at New Mexico – 10:15pm, ESPN2 (Fri.)
Utah State at UNLV – 6pm, ATTSNRM
Wyoming at Boise State – 10:15pm, ESPN2
Fresno State at San Diego State – 10:30pm, CBSSN

Off: Hawaii, San Jose State

Pac-12
Arizona State at Utah – 3:30pm, FS1
Oregon at UCLA – 4pm, Pac-12N
USC at Notre Dame – 7:30pm, NBC
Arizona at California – 8pm, Pac-12N
Colorado at Washington State – 10:45pm, ESPN

Off: Oregon State, Stanford, Washington

SEC
Idaho at Missouri – Noon, SECN
Tennessee at Alabama – 3:30pm, CBS
Kentucky at Mississippi State – 4pm, SECN
LSU at Ole Miss – 7:15pm, ESPN
Auburn at Arkansas – 7:30pm, SECN

Off: Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Texas A&M, Vanderbilt

Sun Belt
UL Lafayette at Arkansas State – 7:30pm, ESPNU (Thu.)
Idaho at Missouri – Noon, SECN
Troy at Georgia State – 2pm, ESPN3
Coastal Carolina at Appalachian State – 3:30pm, ESPN3
Georgia Southern at UMass – 3:30pm, 11 Sports/NESN
ULM at South Alabama – 5pm, ESPN3

Off: New Mexico State, Texas State

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Comments (6)

I asked because each conference is still uncertain of a time and station for one game under its control and those won’t be determined until either late Saturday night or early Sunday morning. There are very few 6-day options ESPN can use, so that also factored into my question.

ohio st got shellacked by OU right away at home. the same thing happened against VT at home who lost 7 games that year. they should not be in there. losing at home in a slaughter should DISQUALIFY any team. it is just fixed for TV ratings. TCU is the best team in the country.