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2012 College Football Week 1 TV Schedule

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The first week of the 2012 college football season is finally here and there is plenty of intriguing out-of-conference matchups to look forward to in Week 1. Three high-profile games to keep an eye on this week are the #24 Boise State Broncos visiting the #13 Michigan State Spartans, #14 Clemson Tigers against the Auburn Tigers at the Georgia Dome, and #8 Michigan Wolverines versus #2 Alabama Crimson Tide at Cowboys Stadium. There will be a total of 78 FBS games played in Week 1.

2012 NCAA Division I-A (FBS) College Football TV Schedule

Note: All times Eastern Time (ET). AP Top 25 teams will be in bold. Games listed with a "vs." instead of "at" are played at a neutral site. Games without a TV channel listed may only be broadcast on local networks. Time and channel of games broadcast are subject to change.

Thursday, August 30

#9 South Carolina at Vanderbilt, 7:00 p.m., ESPN

UCF at Akron, 7:00 p.m., ESPN3

Eastern Michigan at Ball State, 7:00 p.m., ESPN3

Southeast Missouri State at Central Michigan, 7:00 p.m., ESPN3

Towson at Kent State, 7:00 p.m., ESPN3

Northern Colorado at Utah, 7:15 p.m., Pac-12 Network

UTSA at South Alabama, 7:30 p.m., ESPN3

Massachusetts at Connecticut, 7:30 p.m., ESPN3

UCLA at Rice, 7:30 p.m.

Texas A&M at Louisiana Tech, 7:30 p.m., ESPNU

McNeese State at Middle Tennessee, 7:30 p.m., ESPN 3

Sacramento State at New Mexico State, 8:00 p.m., ESPN3

Southern Utah at Utah State, 8:00 p.m., ESPN3

Eastern Washington at Idaho, 9:00 p.m., ESPN3

Washington State at Brigham Young, 10:15 p.m., ESPN

Northern Arizona at Arizona State, 10:30 p.m., Pac-12 Network

Minnesota at UNLV, 11:00 p.m.

Friday, August 31

Villanova at Temple, 7:00 p.m., ESPN3

Tennessee vs. North Carolina State, 7:30 p.m., ESPNU

#24 Boise State at #13 Michigan State, 8:00 p.m., ESPN

Wagner at Florida Atlantic, 8:00 p.m., ESPN3

San Jose State at #21 Stanford, 10:00 p.m., Pac-12 Network

Saturday, September 1

Notre Dame vs. Navy, 9:00 a.m.

Buffalo at #6 Georgia, 12:00 p.m., ESPN3

Marshall at #11 West Virginia, 12:00 p.m.

Miami (OH) at #18 Ohio State, 12:00 p.m., Big Ten Network

Troy at UAB, 12:00 p.m.

Appalachian State at East Carolina, 12:00 p.m.

Northwestern at Syracuse, 12:00 p.m., ESPN2

Ohio at Penn State, 12:00 p.m.

Western Michigan at Illinois, 12:00 p.m., ESPNU

Elon at North Carolina, 12:30 p.m.

Idaho State at Air Force, 2:00 p.m.

Nevada at California, 3:00 p.m., Pac-12 Network

William & Mary at Maryland, 3:00 p.m., ESPN3

Nicholls State at Oregon State, 3:00 p.m.

Richmond at Virginia, 3:00 p.m.

Northern Iowa at #12 Wisconsin, 3:30 p.m., Big Ten Network

Southern Miss at #17 Nebraska, 3:30 p.m., ABC & ESPN2

Bowling Green at #23 Florida, 3:30 p.m., ESPN

Tulsa at Iowa State, 3:30 p.m.

Miami (FL) at Boston College, 3:30 p.m., ABC & ESPN2

Iowa vs. Northern Illinois, 3:30 p.m., ESPNU

Eastern Kentucky at Purdue, 3:30 p.m., Big Ten Network

Colorado State vs. Colorado, 4:00 p.m., FX

Southern University at New Mexico, 5:00 p.m.

Murray State at #7 Florida State, 6:00 p.m., ESPN3

Youngstown State at Pittsburgh, 6:00 p.m., ESPN3

Liberty at Wake Forest, 6:30 p.m., ESPN3

North Texas at #3 LSU, 7:00 p.m., ESPNU

Jacksonville State at #10 Arkansas, 7:00 p.m.

#14 Clemson vs. Auburn, 7:00 p.m., ESPN

Savannah State at #19 Oklahoma State, 7:00 p.m.

Chattanooga at South Florida, 7:00 p.m., ESPN3

Austin Peay at Western Kentucky, 7:00 p.m., ESPN3

Southeastern Louisiana at Missouri, 7:00 p.m.

Central Arkansas at Ole Miss, 7:00 p.m.

Florida International at Duke, 7:00 p.m., ESPN3

Tennessee-Martin at Memphis, 7:00 p.m.

Lamar at Louisiana-Lafayette, 7:00 p.m.

Jackson State at Mississippi State, 7:00 p.m.

South Dakota State at Kansas, 7:00 p.m.

Northwestern State at Texas Tech, 7:00 p.m.

Missouri State at #22 Kansas State, 7:10 p.m.

Hawaii at #1 USC, 7:30 p.m.

#8 Michigan vs. #2 Alabama, 8:00 p.m., ABC

Wyoming at #15 Texas, 8:00 p.m., Longhorn Network

Indiana State at Indiana, 8:00 p.m., Big Ten Network

Texas State at Houston, 8:00 p.m.

Rutgers at Tulane, 8:00 p.m.

Weber State at Fresno State, 10:00 p.m.

#4 Oklahoma at UTEP, 10:30 p.m.

Arkansas State at #5 Oregon, 10:30 p.m., ESPN

Toledo at Arizona, 10:30 p.m., ESPNU

San Diego State at Washington, 10:30 p.m., Pac-12 Network

Sunday, September 2

Kentucky at #25 Louisville, 3:30 p.m., ESPN

Southern Methodist at Baylor, 6:30 p.m.

Monday, September 3

Georgia Tech at #16 Virginia Tech, 8:00 p.m., ESPN

Source:

2012 NCAA Division I-A NCAA Football Scores and Schedules for Week 1, ESPN

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