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College Football Week 8 TV Schedule, Times, Channels, Streaming, and More

Your Week 8 TV Guide is up! What you'll be watching, should be watching, should flip to during commercials, and more!

Troy Wayrynen-USA TODAY Sports

I missed last night's game for this. Oops. Sorry, I've been absolutely swamped, this week. Thursdays games were nothing spectacular in the "must watch" category, anyway. Fridays are actually rather bleh, too, since Oregon and Cal have been iffy. Saturday's, though, could be fun.

EARLY

What You'll Be Watching

NC State at (7) Louisville. Can the Wolfpack - who almost knocked off Clemson last week - put in another great performance against a top ACC team?

What You Should Be Watching

The above game or nothing. I tried to come up with an argument for (10) Wisconsin at Iowa, but do you really want to watch two boring B1G teams? No. You do not. Watch the first game or go do something with your family. There's nothing else on in the early games.

MID-AFTERNOON

What You'll Be Watching & What You Should Be Watching

(6) Texas A&M at (1) Alabama. This is a game that means a lot for Auburn. The Tigers need Texas A&M to lose at least one game - and this is a good one for it to happen. If they lose this one, then Auburn could at least control their destiny to get the three-way tie for the SEC West. On the other hand, seeing Bama lose is always hilarious.

What You Should Watch If You Can't Stomach That One

Eastern Michigan at (20) Western Michigan. Hell yes I'm suggesting you watch a Directional Michigan game. Western Michigan is actually really good, this year. PJ Fleck is not long for the MAC. And, no, this isn't a joke, Eastern Michigan is likely to be bowl eligible this year, too. That's just nuts. Put a rivalry game into the mix of this one with bigger stakes than they've ever had, and it could be a lot of fun.

EVENING

What You'll Be Watching & What You Should Be Watching

(17) Arkansas at (21) Auburn. If you're not at the game, you'll be watching it. This is going to be my last Auburn game to attend this season unless the bowl game ends up close to me in Texas, so I'll be there enjoying everything I can about the Auburn experience.

What To Flip Through During Commercial

Oregon State at (5) Washington. If you haven't had a chance to watch Chris Peterson's Huskies this season, then flip over to it occasionally. They've very good and very fun to watch.

LATE NIGHT

(23) Ole Miss at (25) LSU. Can DACOACHO lead his team to another victory? Let's see how the Rebels are looking in this one a week before Auburn has to travel to Oxford to face them.

PAC12AFTERDARK

Washington State at Arizona State. Pull for Wazzou so that we can get an Apple Cup that's for the PAC12 North!

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016
Matchup Time (ET) TV / Online
Miami (FL) at Virginia Tech 7:00 p.m. ESPN / ESPN3
Troy at South Alabama 7:30 p.m. ESPNU / WatchESPN
BYU at (14) Boise State 10:15 p.m. ESPN / ESPN3
Friday, Oct. 21, 2016
Matchup Time (ET) TV / Online
USF at Temple 7:00 p.m. ESPN / WatchESPN
Oregon at California 10:30 p.m. ESPN / ESPN3
San Jose State at San Diego State 10:30 p.m. ESPN2 / WatchESPN
Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016
Matchup Time (ET) TV / Online
NC State at (7) Louisville Noon ABC / ESPN3
(10) Wisconsin at Iowa Noon ESPN / WatchESPN
Texas at Kansas State Noon ESPN2 / WatchESPN
Indiana at Northwestern Noon BTN / BTN2Go
Oklahoma State at Kansas Noon FS1 / FS Go
Rutgers at Minnesota Noon ESPNU / WatchESPN
Central Michigan at Toledo Noon BCSN/TWC / ESPN3
Miami (OH) at Bowling Green Noon ESPN3
North Texas at Army Noon CBSSN / CBSSports.com
UCF at UConn Noon ESPNEWS / WatchESPN
UMass at South Carolina Noon SECN / WatchESPN
Syracuse at Boston College 12:30 p.m. ACCN / WatchESPN
Ohio at Kent State 1:00 p.m. ESPN3
Hawaii at Air Force 2:00 p.m. Oceanic PPV
(22) North Carolina at Virginia 3:00 p.m. RSN / ESPN3
Colorado at Stanford 3:00 p.m. Pac-12N / Pac-12.com
Akron at Ball State 3:00 p.m. ESPN3
(6) Texas A&M at (1) Alabama 3:30 p.m. CBS / CBSSports.com
Illinois at (3) Michigan 3:30 p.m. BTN / BTN2Go
Purdue at (8) Nebraska 3:30 p.m. ABC/ESPN2 (RM) / ESPN3
TCU at (12) West Virginia 3:30 p.m. ABC/ESPN2 (RM) / ESPN3
Eastern Michigan at (20) Western Michigan 3:30 p.m. ASN / ESPN3
Memphis at (24) Navy 3:30 p.m. CBSSN / CBSSports.com
Buffalo at NIU 3:30 p.m. ESPN3
Idaho at Appalachian State 3:30 p.m. ESPN3
PVAMU at Rice 3:30 p.m. CUSA.TV
UT Martin at Georgia State 3:30 p.m. ESPN3
Tulane at Tulsa 3:45 p.m. ESPNU / WatchESPN
Middle Tennessee at Missouri 4:00 p.m. SECN / WatchESPN
(19) Utah at UCLA 4:00 p.m. FOX / FS Go
Charlotte at Marshall 5:30 p.m. beIN Sports / beIN Video
Colorado State at UNLV 5:30 p.m. ROOT SPORTS / MWN
(17) Arkansas at (21) Auburn 6:00 p.m. ESPN / WatchESPN
Oregon State at (5) Washington 6:30 p.m. Pac-12N / Pac-12.com
(11) Houston at SMU 7:00 p.m. ESPN2 / WatchESPN
East Carolina at Cincinnati 7:00 p.m. CBSSN / CBSSports.com
Louisiana Tech at FIU 7:00 p.m. ESPN3
Old Dominion at WKU 7:00 p.m. ASN
UL Lafayette at Texas State 7:00 p.m. TSSP / ESPN3
UTEP at UTSA 7:00 p.m. KMYS-CW 35
Michigan State at Maryland 7:30 p.m. BTN / BTN2Go
Mississippi State at Kentucky 7:30 p.m. SECN / WatchESPN
Tennessee State at Vanderbilt 7:30 p.m. ESPNU / WatchESPN
(2) Ohio State at Penn State 8:00 p.m. ABC / ESPN3
(16) Oklahoma at Texas Tech 8:00 p.m. FOX / FS Go
Georgia Southern at New Mexico State 8:00 p.m. ESPN3
(23) Ole Miss at (25) LSU 9:00 p.m. ESPN / WatchESPN
ULM at New Mexico 9:00 p.m. ROOT SPORTS / MWN
Washington State at Arizona State 10:00 p.m. Pac-12N / Pac-12.com
Fresno State at Utah State 10:30 p.m. CBSSN / CBSSports.com
Wyoming at Nevada 10:30 p.m. ESPN2 / WatchESPN