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

Plenty of exciting Week 2 college football games are going on today -- dive in for the entire TV schedule and storylines for all the action.

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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