Week 9 of the college football season kicks off on Thursday with two games.
My highlight game is Wisconsin at Ohio State on Saturday.
Announcers, in order of play-by-play announcer, analyst and sideline reporter, are in parentheses.
ESPN -- SMU at Houston, 7:30 p.m. Adam Amin, Matt Hasselbeck/Pat McAfee, Molly McGrath).
ESPNU -- Jackson State at Prairie View A&M, 7:30 p.m. (Tiffany Greene, Jay Walker).
ESPNU -- Columbia at Dartmouth, 6 p.m. (Bill Spaulding, Jack Ford).
ESPN2 -- USC at Colorado, 9 p.m. (Dave Flemming, Louis Riddick, Paul Carcaterra).
ABC10 (WTEN) -- Oklahoma at Kansas State, noon, (Bob Wischusen, Dan Orlovsky, Allison Williams); Penn State at Michigan State, 3:30 p.m. (Sean McDonough, Todd Blackledge, Holly Rowe); Notre Dame at Michigan, 7:30 p.m. (Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, Maria Taylor).
FOX23 (WXXA) -- Wisconsin at Ohio State, noon (Gus Johnson, Joel Klatt, Jenny Taft); Texas at TCU, 3:30 p.m. (Joe Davis, Brock Huard, Bruce Feldman).
ESPN -- Miami at Pittsburgh, noon (Mark Jones, Dusty Dvoracek, Olivia Dekker); Maryland at Minnesota, 3:30 p.m. (Jason Benetti, Rod Gilmore, Quint Kessenich); Arkansas at Alabama, 7 p.m. (Dave Pasch, Greg McElroy, Tom Luginbill); Washington State at Oregon, 10:30 p.m. (Steve Levy, Brian Griese, Todd McShay/Molly McGrath).
ESPN2 -- Iowa at Northwestern, noon (Roy Philpott, Kelly Stouffer, Lauren Sisler); Syracuse at Florida State, 3:30 p.m. (Beth Mowins, Anthony Becht, Rocky Boiman); UCF at Temple, 7 p.m. (Anish Shroff, Ahmad Brooks, Kris Budden); Utah State at Air Force, 10:15 p.m. (Mike Couzens, Kirk Morrison, Taylor McGregor).
ESPNU -- Appalachian State at South Alabama, noon (Kevin Brown, Andre Ware); South Florida at East Carolina, 3:45 p.m. (Mike Corey, Rene Ingoglia); Colorado State at Fresno State, 7:30 p.m. (Clay Matvick, Ryan Leaf).
CBS Sports Network -- San Jose State at Army, noon (Ben Holden, Ross Tucker, Tina Cervasio); Tulane at Navy, 3:30 p.m. (John Sadak, Randy Cross, Sheehan Stanwick Burch); Memphis at Tulsa, 7 p.m. (Rich Waltz, Aaron Murray, Ashley Holder); San Diego State at UNLV, 10:30 p.m. (Carter Blackburn, Aaron Taylor, Jenny Dell).
SEC Network -- Mississippi State at Texas A&M, noon (Dave Neal, DJ Shockley, Dawn Davenport); South Carolina at Tennessee, 4 p.m. (Taylor Zarzour, Matt Stinchcomb, Alyssa Lang); Missouri at Kentucky, 7:30 p.m. (Tom Hart, Jordan Rodgers, Cole Cubelic).
BTN -- Liberty at Rutgers, noon (Mike Monaco, Shaun O'Hara); Indiana at Nebraska, 3:30 p.m. (Brandon Gaudin, James Laurinaitis, Rick Pizzo).
ESPN3 -- Bowling Green at Western Michigan, noon; New Mexico State at Georgia Southern, 3 p.m.; Alabama A&M at Alabama State, 3:30 p.m. (Tiffany Greene, Jay Walker); Akron at Northern Illinois, 3:30 p.m. (Shawn Kenney, Forrest Conoly); Louisiana Tech at UTEP, 8 p.m.
ESPN+ -- Southern Mississippi at Rice, 1 p.m.; Harvard at Princeton, 1 p.m.; Ohio at Ball State, 2 p.m. (Jim Barbar, John Gregory); North Dakota State at South Dakota State, 3 p.m.; Central Michigan at Buffalo, 3:30 p.m. (Doug Sherman, Jerrod Cheery); Eastern Michigan at Toledo, 3:30 p.m. (Michael Reghi, Dustin Fox); Miami (Ohio) at Kent State, 3:30 p.m. (Robert Lee, Tyoka Jackson); Texas State at Arkansas State, 7 p.m.; Troy at Georgia State, 7 p.m.
ACC Network -- Virginia at Louisville, 3:30 p.m. (Chris Cotter, Mark Herzlich, Kelsey Riggs); Boston College at Clemson, 7:30 p.m. (Dave O'Brien, Tim Hasselbeck, Kate George).
CBS6 (WRGB) -- Auburn at LSU, 3:30 p.m. (Brad Nessler, Gary Danielson, Jamie Erdahl).
FS1 -- Oklahoma State at Iowa State, 3:30 p.m. (Cory Provus, Shane Vereen, Petros Papadakis); Texas Tech at Kansas, 7 p.m. (Dan Hellie, Evan Moore, Kevin Patterso); Cal at Utah, 10 p.m. (Tim Brando, Spencer Tillman, Coley Harvey).
Pac-12 Network -- Arizona at Stanford, 3:30 p.m. (Roxy Bernstein, Anthony Herron, Jill Savage); Arizona State at UCLA, 7:30 p.m. (Ted Robinson, Yogi Roth, Lewis Johnson).
NFL Network -- FIU at Middle Tennessee State, 3:30 p.m. (Dave Ryan, Ben Leber, Ashley Stroehlein).
SNY -- Towson at James Madison, 3:30 p.m. (Curt Dudley, Arthur Moats).
YES -- Duke at North Carolina, 4 p.m. (Tom Werme, James Bates, Kelsey Wingert).
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