In Week 4 of the 2012 college football season, teams like Stanford and Notre Dame made big moves up in the standings and three new teams joined the AP Top 25 Rankings: Mississippi State, Boise State, and Nebraska. Four of the more-intriguing games to keep an eye on this week are the #18 Michigan Wolverines visiting the #11 Notre Dame Fighting Irish, the #15 Kansas State Wildcats visiting the #6 Oklahoma Sooners, the #10 Clemson Tigers visiting the #4 Florida State Seminoles, and the #22 Arizona Wildcats visiting the #3 Oregon Ducks. There will be a total of 60 FBS games played in Week 4.
2012 NCAA Division I-A (FBS) College Football Week 4 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.
Wednesday, September 19
Kent State at Buffalo, 7:00 p.m., ESPNU & WatchESPN
Thursday, September 20
Brigham Young at #24 Boise State, 9:00 p.m., ESPN & WatchESPN
Friday, September 21
Baylor at Louisiana-Monroe, 8:00 p.m., ESPN & WatchESPN
Saturday, September 22
Maryland at #8 West Virginia, 12:00 p.m., FX
UAB at #16 Ohio State, 12:00 p.m., Big Ten Network
Virginia at #17 TCU, 12:00 p.m., ESPN, ESPN3D & WatchESPN
Massachusetts at Miami (OH), 12:00 p.m., ESPN3
Bowling Green at Virginia Tech, 12:00 p.m., ESPNU & WatchESPN
UTEP at Wisconsin, 12:00 p.m., ESPN2 & WatchESPN
Central Michigan at Iowa, 12:00 p.m., Big Ten Network
Ole Miss at Tulane, 12:00 p.m.
Kentucky at #14 Florida, 12:21 p.m., SEC Network & ESPN3
Army at Wake Forest, 12:30 p.m., ESPN3
Norfolk State at Ohio, 2:00 p.m., ESPN3
Northwestern Oklahoma State at UTSA, 2:00 p.m.
Connecticut at Western Michigan, 2:00 p.m., ESPN3
Miami (FL) at Georgia Tech, 3:00 p.m., ESPN3
Missouri at #7 South Carolina, 3:30 p.m., CBS
Oregon State at #19 UCLA, 3:30 p.m., ABC, ESPN2 & WatchESPN
Eastern Michigan at #21 Michigan State, 3:30 p.m., Big Ten Network
Idaho State at #25 Nebraska, 3:30 p.m., Big Ten Network
South Dakota at Northwestern, 3:30 p.m., Big Ten Network
Eastern Carolina at North Carolina, 3:30 p.m., ESPNU & WatchESPN
Temple at Penn State, 3:30 p.m., ABC, ESPN2 & WatchESPN
Gardner-Webb at Pittsburgh, 3:30 p.m., ESPN3
Marshall at Rice, 3:30 p.m.
Virginia Military Institute at Navy, 3:30 p.m., CBS Sports Network
Kansas at Northern Illinois, 3:30 p.m., ESPN3
Colorado at Washington State, 4:00 p.m., FX
South Florida at Ball State, 4:30 p.m., ESPN3
Florida Atlantic at #1 Alabama, 5:00 p.m., ESPN3
Wyoming at Idaho, 5:00 p.m., ESPN3
California at #13 USC, 6:00 p.m., Pac-12 Network
Memphis at Duke, 6:00 p.m., ESPN3
Citadel at North Carolina State, 6:00 p.m., ESPN3
#2 LSU at Auburn, 7:00 p.m., ESPN & WatchESPN
#20 Louisville at Florida International, 7:00 p.m., ESPN3
South Alabama at #23 Mississippi State, 7:00 p.m., ESPN3
Rutgers at Arkansas, 7:00 p.m., ESPNU & WatchESPN
Utah State at Colorado State, 7:00 p.m.
Southern Miss at Western Kentucky, 7:00 p.m., ESPN3
South Carolina State at Texas A&M, 7:00 p.m., ESPN3
Troy at North Texas, 7:00 p.m., ESPN3
Stephen F. Austin at Texas State, 7:00 p.m.
Alcorn State at Arkansas State, 7:00 p.m., ESPN3
Coastal Carolina at Toledo, 7:00 p.m., ESPN3
#18 Michigan at #11 Notre Dame, 7:30 p.m., NBC
Akron at Tennessee, 7:30 p.m., ESPN3
Vanderbilt at #5 Georgia, 7:45 p.m., ESPN2 & WatchESPN
#15 Kansas State at #6 Oklahoma, 7:50 p.m., FOX
#10 Clemson at #4 Florida State, 8:00 p.m., ABC
San Jose State at San Diego State, 8:00 p.m.
Syracuse at Minnesota, 8:00 p.m., Big Ten Network
New Mexico at New Mexico State, 8:00 p.m., ESPN3
Fresno State at Tulsa, 8:00 p.m., CBS Sports Network
Louisiana Tech at Illinois, 8:00 p.m., Big Ten Network
Utah at Arizona State, 10:00 p.m., Pac-12 Network
Air Force at UNLV, 10:00 p.m.
#22 Arizona at #3 Oregon, 10:30 p.m., ESPN & WatchESPN
Nevada at Hawaii, 10:30 p.m., NBC Sports Network
Follow this contributor on Twitter @_austinchang.
- American Football
- Sports & Recreation
- Florida State Seminoles
- Boise State
- Boise State
- Kansas State Wildcats