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2016 Week 3 College Football Complete TV Schedule

Find out what's on, when it's on, and what you should be watching!

Oh, Houston. You're a ranked team play a Tubs team at their place? I'm so sorry.
Oh, Houston. You're a ranked team play a Tubs team at their place? I'm so sorry.
Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

It's Week 3 of College Football! We're almost 1/4 of the way through the regular season. Let's see what games are on, this weekend.

Thursday night's matchup is an absolute must-watch. Why? Because it's Tommy Tuberville's team playing a Top 10 opponent at home. That, as all Auburn fans know, is the definition of "Upset Special."

Friday night's games are a bit more sparse. Baylor plays, but I'm still not of the mind to give them a watch for any reason. Arkansas State plays at Utah State if you want to see our last week's opponent and what they look like against other competition. For the sheer "huh?" factor, see Arizona State playing AT UT-San Antonio. That's worth the watch just to see a team whose mascot is the Roadrunner.

For Saturday, I'm going to do like last week and just highlight the games I'd want to watch in those time slots. This has nothing to do with the spread, it's just games I'll be watching.


What You Will Be Watching

This one is obvious. You will be watching Florida State at Louisville. It's a Top 10 matchup and Lamar Jackson has been just sick. Let's see what he can do against a real defense.

What You Should Be Watching

(25) Miami at Appalachian State. The Rock is a tough place to play, so it'll be interesting to see a P5 team go up into the hills of North Carolina to take on the Mountaineers.

North Dakota State at (13) Iowa. The Bison are no joke, and I have no idea why Iowa would schedule them. This could kill any hope of their making the playoffs should they go undefeated in the B1G.

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Georgia State at (9) Wisconsin. I hate the Panthers, and any chance to see them embarrassed is a beautiful opportunity I can't miss.


What You Will Be Watching

(1) Alabama vs (19) Ole Miss. Can the Rebels make it three in a row?

What You Should Be Watching

(1) Alabama vs (19) Ole Miss. There isn't really anything else on in the afternoon, unfortunately.

Late Afternoon/Early Evening

What You Will Be Watching

(17) Texas A&M vs Auburn. If you're not in the stadium for this one, you'll be watching it at home. We all know it.

What You Should Be Watching

(17) Texas A&M vs Auburn. Duh.

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(3) Ohio State vs (14) Oklahoma. This is a great matchup of B1G vs BigXII. It's a great test of where each team is, and could also be a measuring stick for how good Houston is after their Week 1 defeat of Oklahoma.

(16) Georgia at Missouri. Mizzou could pull this out, y'all. They really could. I'm still shocked Georgia didn't fall out of the Top 25 after struggling so much against a BAD FCS team in Nicholls. Auburn, last year, dropped dramatically when they struggled against the FCS national champion runner-up.

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Louisiana-Monroe vs Georgia Southern. Of course.

Late Night

What You Will Be Watching

(11) Texas vs California.  Are the Longhorns BACK?!? We'll find out more about them.

What You Should Be Watching

(11) Texas vs California. Because there's nothing else worth it.

Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016
Matchup Time (ET) TV / Streaming
(6) Houston at Cincinnati 7:30 p.m. ESPN / WatchESPN
Friday, Sept. 16, 2016
Matchup Time (ET) TV / Streaming
(21) Baylor at Rice 8:00 p.m. ESPN / WatchESPN
Arkansas State at Utah State 9:00 p.m. CBSSN /
Arizona State at UTSA 9:30 p.m. ESPN2 / WatchESPN
Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016
Matchup Time (ET) TV / Streaming
(2) Florida State at (10) Louisville Noon ABC / WatchESPN
Georgia State at (9) Wisconsin Noon BTN / BTN2Go
Ohio at (15) Tennessee Noon SECN / WatchESPN
(25) Miami (FL) at Appalachian State Noon ESPN / WatchESPN
South Carolina State at (5) Clemson Noon RSN / WatchESPN
North Dakota State at (13) Iowa Noon ESPN2 / WatchESPN
Iowa State at TCU Noon FS1 / FS Go
Kansas at Memphis Noon ESPNU / WatchESPN
Temple at Penn State Noon BTN / BTN2Go
New Mexico at Rutgers Noon ESPNEWS / WatchESPN
Middle Tennessee at Bowling Green Noon ASN / ESPN3
Akron at Marshall Noon CBSSN /
Vanderbilt at Georgia Tech 12:30 p.m. ACCN / ACCNExtra
Virginia at UConn 1:30 p.m. SNY / ESPN3
Idaho at Washington State 2:00 p.m. Pac-12N /
North Carolina A&T at Tulsa 2:00 p.m. ESPN3
Florida Atlantic at Kansas State 2:30 p.m. FSN / FS Go
UNLV at Central Michigan 3:00 p.m. ESPN3
Fresno State at Toledo 3:00 p.m. ESPN Extra / ESPN3
Eastern Kentucky at Ball State 3:00 p.m. ESPN3
(1) Alabama at (19) Ole Miss 3:30 p.m. CBS /
Colorado at (4) Michigan 3:30 p.m. BTN / BTN2Go
(22) Oregon at Nebraska 3:30 p.m. ABC / WatchESPN
Pittsburgh at Oklahoma State 3:30 p.m. ESPN / WatchESPN
Boston College at Virginia Tech 3:30 p.m. ESPNU / WatchESPN
USF at Syracuse 3:30 p.m. ACCNExtra
James Madison at North Carolina 3:30 p.m. RSN / WatchESPN
San Diego State at Northern Illinois 3:30 p.m. CBSSN /
Western Kentucky at Miami (OH) 3:30 p.m. ESPN Extra/BCSN/TWC / ESPN3
FIU at UMass 3:30 p.m. ASN / ESPN3
Monmouth at Kent State 3:30 p.m. ESPN3
East Carolina at South Carolina 4:00 p.m. SECN / WatchESPN
New Mexico State at Kentucky 4:00 p.m. SECN alternate / WatchESPN
Western Michigan at Illinois 4:00 p.m. ESPNEWS / WatchESPN
Northern Colorado at Colorado State 4:00 p.m. ROOT Sports / MWN
UC Davis at Wyoming 4:00 p.m. WyoVision / MWN
Idaho State at Oregon State 5:00 p.m. Pac-12N /
Old Dominion at NC State 6:00 p.m. ACCNExtra / WatchESPN
ULM at Georgia Southern 6:00 p.m. ESPN3
Eastern Michigan at Charlotte 6:00 p.m. CUSA.TV
Delaware at Wake Forest 6:30 p.m. ACCNExtra / WatchESPN
(17) Texas A&M at Auburn 7:00 p.m. ESPN / WatchESPN
Mississippi State at (20) LSU 7:00 p.m. ESPN2 / WatchESPN
Louisiana Tech at Texas Tech 7:00 p.m. FSN / FS Go
Maryland at UCF 7:00 p.m. CBSSN /
Navy at Tulane 7:00 p.m. ASN/NESN / ESPN3
Army at UTEP 7:00 p.m. ASN
South Alabama at UL Lafayette 7:00 p.m. ESPN3
Troy at Southern Miss 7:00 p.m. beIN SPORTS
Liberty at SMU 7:00 p.m. ESPN3
(3) Ohio State at (14) Oklahoma 7:30 p.m. FOX / FS Go
(12) Michigan State at (18) Notre Dame 7:30 p.m. NBC /
(16) Georgia at Missouri 7:30 p.m. SECN / WatchESPN
North Texas at (23) Florida 7:30 p.m. ESPNU / WatchESPN
Texas State at (24) Arkansas 7:30 p.m. SECN alternate / WatchESPN
USC at (7) Stanford 8:00 p.m. ABC / WatchESPN
Portland State at (8) Washington 8:00 p.m. Pac-12N /
Duke at Northwestern 8:00 p.m. BTN / BTN2Go
Buffalo at Nevada 9:00 p.m. MWN
UCLA at BYU 10:15 p.m. ESPN2 / WatchESPN
(11) Texas at California 10:30 p.m. ESPN / WatchESPN
Utah at San Jose State 10:30 p.m. CBSSN /
Hawaii at Arizona 10:45 p.m. Pac-12N /