2015 College Football Kickoff weekend TV schedule

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The 2015 college football season kicks off this weekend with a full slate of games across ESPN/ABC, FOX, FOX Sports 1, CBS, CBS Sports Network, BTN, NBC and more. Daily highlights for Sept. 3-7 and full kickoff weekend TV schedules for ESPN/ABC networks and CBS Sports Network below.

2015 College Football Kickoff Weekend TV Highlights

Thursday, Sept. 3
North Carolina vs. South Carolina (at Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, N.C.), ESPN, 6pm ET
Oklahoma State at Central Michigan, ESPNU, 7pm ET
Western Kentucky at Vanderbilt, SEC Network, 8pm ET
Michigan at Utah, FOX Sports 1, 8:30pm ET
TCU at Minnesota, ESPN, 9pm ET

Friday, Sept. 4
Baylor at SMU, Washington at Boise State
ESPN, beginning at 7pm ET
ESPN airs a Friday night doubleheader with the Baylor Bears at the SMU Mustangs, followed by the Washington Huskies at the Boise State Broncos.
Additional Friday Highlights:
Michigan State at Western Michigan, ESPNU, 7pm ET
Kent State at Illinois, BTN, 9pm ET

Saturday, Sept. 5
ESPN & ABC, beginning at 12pm ET
The first Saturday of the 2015 college football season features four games on ESPN and ABC. First up is Stanford at Northwestern (ESPN), followed by Penn State vs. Temple at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia (ESPN), Arizona State vs. Texas A&M at NRG Stadium in Houston (ESPN) and Wisconsin vs. Alabama at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas (ABC).
Additional Saturday Highlights:
Illinois State at Iowa, BTN, 12pm ET
South Dakota State at Kansas, FSN, 12pm ET
Virginia at UCLA, FOX, 3:30pm ET
BYU at Nebraska, ABC, 3:30pm ET
Louisville vs. Auburn The 2015 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game from the Georgia Dome in Atlanta has the Louisville Cardinals against the Auburn Tigers, CBS, 3:30pm ET
Texas at Notre Dame, NBC, 7:30pm ET
Georgia Southern at West Virginia, FSN, 7:30pm
Mississippi State at Southern Miss, FOX Sports 1, 10pm ET

Sunday, Sept. 6
Purdue at Marshall, 3pm ET, FOX Sports 1
2015 MEAC/SWAC Challenge: Arkansas Pine Bluff vs. South Carolina State (at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Fla.), ESPN, 3:30pm ET

Monday, Sept. 7
Ohio State at Virginia Tech
ESPN, 8pm ET
ESPN presents this Monday night college football game between the national champion Ohio State Buckeyes and the Virginia Tech Hokies in Blacksburg, Va.

2015 College Football Kickoff Weekend on ESPN Networks

DATE TIME (ET) NETWORKS GAME
09/03/2015 6:00 PM ESPN3, ESPN ESPN College Football Primetime
Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, NC USA
North Carolina VS. South Carolina
09/03/2015 6:00 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 College Football Primetime
Lenoir-Rhyne VS. West Chester
09/03/2015 6:00 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 Surround
Williams-Brice Stadium, Columbia, SC United States
North Carolina VS. South Carolina
09/03/2015 7:00 PM ESPNU, ESPN3 ESPNU College Football Primetime
Kelly/Shorts Stadium, Mount Pleasant, MI USA
Oklahoma State VS. Central Michigan
09/03/2015 7:00 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 College Football Primetime
Glass Bowl, Toledo, OH USA
Stony Brook VS. Toledo
09/03/2015 7:00 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 College Football Primetime
BB&T Field, Winston-Salem, NC USA
Elon VS. Wake Forest
09/03/2015 7:00 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 College Football Primetime
Scheumann Stadium, Muncie, IN USA
VMI VS. Ball State
09/03/2015 7:00 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 College Football Primetime
Blakeslee Stadium, Mankato, MN USA
Minnesota Duluth VS. Minnesota State Mankato
09/03/2015 7:00 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 College Football Primetime
Eastern Illinois VS. Western Illinois
09/03/2015 7:00 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 College Football Primetime
Seibert Stadium, Birmingham, AL USA
Central Arkansas VS. Samford
09/03/2015 7:30 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 College Football Primetime
Bobby Dodd Stadium at Grant Field, Atlanta, GA USA
Alcorn State VS. Georgia Tech
09/03/2015 7:30 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 College Football Primetime
Rentschler Field, East Hartford, CT USA
Villanova VS. Connecticut
09/03/2015 8:00 PM SEC Network, SEC Network+ ESPN’s Thurs Night College Football
Dudley Field at Vanderbilt Stadium, Nashville, TN USA
Western Kentucky VS. Vanderbilt
09/03/2015 9:00 PM ESPN3, ESPN ESPN College Football Primetime
TCF Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, MN USA
TCU VS. Minnesota
09/03/2015 9:00 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 College Football Primetime
Kibbie Dome, Moscow, ID USA
Ohio VS. Idaho
09/03/2015 9:00 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 Surround
TCF Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, MN USA
TCU VS. Minnesota
09/04/2015 3:30 PM ESPNU, ESPN3 ESPN College Football
Georgia Dome, Atlanta, GA USA
Charlotte VS. Georgia State
09/04/2015 7:00 PM ESPNU, ESPN3 ESPNU College Football Primetime
Waldo Stadium, Kalamazoo, MI USA
Michigan State VS. Western Michigan
09/04/2015 7:00 PM ESPN3,ESPN ESPN College Football Primetime Presented by Jimmy Johns
Gerald J. Ford Stadium, Dallas, TX USA
Baylor VS. SMU
09/04/2015 7:00 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 College Football Primetime
Carrier Dome, Syracuse, NY USA
Rhode Island VS. Syracuse
09/04/2015 10:15 PM ESPN3,ESPN ESPN College Football Finale Presented by Jimmy Johns
Lyle Smith Field at Bronco Stadium, Boise, ID USA
Washington VS. Boise State
09/05/2015 12:00 PM ESPN3, ESPN ESPN College Football Presented by Cars.com
Ryan Field, Evanston, IL USA
Stanford VS. Northwestern
09/05/2015 12:00 PM ESPN3, ESPNEWS ESPN College Football
High Point Solutions Stadium, Piscataway, NJ USA
Norfolk State VS. Rutgers
09/05/2015 12:00 PM ESPNU,ESPN3 Allstate Saturday Kickoff
Capital One Field at Byrd Stadium, College Park, MD USA
Richmond VS. Maryland
09/05/2015 12:00 PM SEC Network, SEC Network+ SEC Network Football Presented By Allstate
Sanford Stadium, Athens, GA USA
Louisiana-Monroe VS. Georgia
09/05/2015 12:00 PM SEC Network+, SEC Network-A SEC Network Football Presented By Allstate
Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, Oxford, MS USA
UT Martin VS. Ole Miss
09/05/2015 12:00 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 College Football
Graceland College VS. Missouri Valley
09/05/2015 12:30 PM ESPN3 ESPN College Football
Memorial Stadium, Clemson, SC USA
Wofford VS. Clemson
09/05/2015 1:00 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 College Football
Alumni Stadium, Chestnut Hill, MA USA
Maine VS. Boston College
09/05/2015 1:00 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 College Football
Heinz Field, Pittsburgh, PA USA
Youngstown State VS. Pittsburgh
09/05/2015 1:00 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 College Football
Lincoln VS. Cheyney (PA)
09/05/2015 1:00 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 College Football
Holy Cross VS. Monmouth
09/05/2015 3:00 PM ESPN3 ESPN College Football
Rynearson Stadium, Ypsilanti, MI USA
Old Dominion VS. Eastern Michigan
09/05/2015 3:30 PM ESPN on ABC College Football Memorial Stadium/Tom Osborne Field, Lincoln, NE USA
BYU VS. Nebraska
09/05/2015 3:30 PM ESPN3,ESPN ESPN College Football Presented by Cars.com
Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, PA USA
Penn State VS. Temple
09/05/2015 3:30 PM ESPNU, ESPN3 ESPNU College Football
Razorback Stadium, Fayetteville, AR USA
UTEP VS. Arkansas
09/05/2015 3:30 PM ESPN3 ESPN College Football
Kidd Brewer Stadium, Boone, NC USA
Howard VS. Appalachian State
09/05/2015 3:30 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 College Football
UB Stadium, Buffalo, NY USA
Albany VS. Buffalo
09/05/2015 3:30 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 College Football
Yager Stadium, Oxford, OH USA
Presbyterian VS. Miami (Ohio)
09/05/2015 3:30 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 College Football
Grand View VS. Central Methodist
09/05/2015 4:00 PM ESPN3,ESPNEWS ESPN College Football
Memorial Stadium, Bloomington, IN USA
Southern Illinois VS. Indiana
09/05/2015 4:00 PM SEC Network, SEC Network+ SEC Network Football
Nissan Stadium, Nashville, TN USA
Bowling Green VS. Tennessee
09/05/2015 4:00 PM SEC Network+, SEC Network-A SEC Network Football
Memorial Stadium/Faurot Field, Columbia, MO USA
Southeast Missouri State VS. Missouri
09/05/2015 6:00 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 College Football Primetime
Sun Life Stadium, Miami, FL USA
Bethune-Cookman VS. Miami (Fla)
09/05/2015 6:00 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 College Football Primetime
Carter-Finley Stadium, Raleigh, NC USA
Troy VS. North Carolina State
09/05/2015 6:00 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 College Football Primetime
Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium, Greenville, NC USA
Towson VS. East Carolina
09/05/2015 6:00 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 College Football Primetime
Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, AL USA
Gardner-Webb VS. South Alabama
09/05/2015 6:00 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 College Football Primetime
Davidson VS. The Citadel
09/05/2015 6:00 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 College Football Primetime
Goodman Stadium, Bethlehem, PA USA
William & Mary VS. Lafayette
09/05/2015 7:00 PM ESPN3, ESPN Advocare Texas Kickoff Presented by Hilton
NRG Stadium, Houston, TX USA
Arizona State VS. Texas A&M
09/05/2015 7:00 PM ESPNU, ESPN3 ESPNU College Football Primetime
Commonwealth Stadium, Lexington, KY USA
Louisiana-Lafayette VS. Kentucky
09/05/2015 7:00 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 College Football Primetime
Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL USA
Florida A&M VS. South Florida
09/05/2015 7:00 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 College Football Primetime
Nippert Stadium, Cincinnati, OH USA
Alabama A&M VS. Cincinnati
09/05/2015 7:00 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 College Football Primetime
Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis, TN USA
Missouri State VS. Memphis
09/05/2015 7:00 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 College Football Primetime
Webber VS. Stetson
09/05/2015 7:00 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 College Football Primetime
Homer Bryce Stadium, Nacogdoches, TX USA
Northern Arizona VS. Stephen F. Austin
09/05/2015 7:00 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 College Football Primetime
Paladin Stadium, Greenville, SC USA
Coastal Carolina VS. Furman
09/05/2015 7:00 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 Surround
Kyle Field, College Station, TX USA
Arizona State VS. Texas A&M
09/05/2015 7:00 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 College Football Primetime
Williams Stadium, Lynchburg, VA USA
Delaware State VS. Liberty
09/05/2015 7:30 PM SEC Network, SEC Network+ SEC Network Primetime Football
Ben Hill Griffin Stadium @ Florida Field, Gainesville, FL US
New Mexico State VS. Florida
09/05/2015 7:30 PM SEC Network+, SEC Network-A SEC Network Primetime Football
Tiger Stadium, Baton Rouge, LA USA
McNeese State VS. LSU
09/05/2015 8:00 PM ESPN3, ESPNEWS ESPN College Football Primetime
Doak Campbell Stadium, Tallahassee, FL USA
Texas State VS. Florida State
09/05/2015 8:00 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 College Football Primetime
TDECU Stadium, Houston, TX USA
Tennessee Tech VS. Houston
09/05/2015 8:07 PM ESPN3,ESPN on ABC Saturday Night Football Presented by Wells Fargo
AT&T Stadium, Arlington, TX United States
Wisconsin VS. Alabama
09/06/2015 3:30 PM ESPN3, ESPN 2015 MEAC/SWAC Challenge Presented by Disney
Orlando Citrus Bowl, Orlando, FL USA
Arkansas Pine Bluff VS. South Carolina State
09/07/2015 8:00 PM ESPN3, ESPN ESPN College Football Primetime Presented by Capital One
Lane Stadium/Worsham Field, Blacksburg, VA USA
Ohio State VS. Virginia Tech
09/07/2015 8:00 PM ESPN3 ESPN3 Surround
Lane Stadium/Worsham Field, Blacksburg, VA USA
Ohio State VS. Virginia Tech

 

2015 CBS Sports Network College Football Kickoff Schedule

(ALL TIMES EASTERN)

Thursday, Sept. 3

Florida International at UCF 

Bright House Networks Stadium, Orlando, FL

6:00 PM

Thursday, Sept. 3

Duke at Tulane

Yulman Stadium, New Orleans, LA

9:30 PM

Thursday, Sept. 3

Colorado at Hawaii

Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI

1:00 AM

Friday, Sept. 4

Fordham at Army

Michie Stadium, West Point, NY

7:00 PM

Saturday, Sept. 5

Colgate at Navy

Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, MD

12:00 NOON

Saturday, Sept. 5

Florida Atlantic at Tulsa

Skelly Field at H.A. Chapman Stadium, Tulsa, OK

3:30 PM

Saturday, Sept. 5

UNLV at Northern Illinois

Huskie Stadium, DeKalb, IL

7:30 PM

1 Comment

  1. Trying to find a channel that is carrying the Penn State game, noon saturday?
    It says comcast is carrying the game on espnnu, finding that it’s
    Not available to me…….. is this a pay per view?
    It also notes on line, it’s on espnabc? Is there a channel number?
    Sure would appreciate any thoughts or direction!
    Thank you in advance.
    Rick

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