The 2012 NCAA Division I-A College Football schedule will begin with Week 8 games on October 16, 2012. The Week 8 schedule covers games from October 16-20. There are no Associated Press Top 25 teams who play on October 16, 19.
The game of the week features a SEC battle between the (9) South Carolina Gamecocks and (3) Florida Gators. Other Top 25 battles include the (4) Kansas State Wildcats at (17) West Virginia Mountaineers and the (6) LSU Tigers at (20) Texas A&M Aggies. The Alabama Crimson Tide will defend their No. 1 ranking in a road game against the Tennessee Volunteers.
All times are listed as Central Time (CT). All games where both teams are top-25 representatives are italicized. Games that are played at neutral locations are indicated with a "vs." instead of an "at." The format for this schedule is "Game (time, major network)." The schedule is ordered by the highest rankings, not earliest times.
Tuesday, October 16
NO TOP 25
Thursday, October 18
(2) Oregon Ducks at Arizona State Sun Devils (8:00 p.m., ESPN)
Friday, October 19
NO TOP 25
Saturday, October 20
(1) Alabama Crimson Tide at Tennessee Volunteers (6:00 p.m., ESPN)
(9) South Carolina Gamecocks at (3) Florida Gators (2:30 p.m., CBS)
(4) Kansas State Wildcats at (17) West Virginia Mountaineers (6:00 p.m., FOX)
BYU Cougars at (5) Notre Dame Fighting Irish (2:30 p.m., NBC)
(6) LSU Tigers at (20) Texas A&M Aggies (11:00 a.m., ESPN)
Purdue Boilmakers at (7) Ohio State Buckeyes (11:00 a.m., ABC or ESPN 2)
Utah Utes at (8) Oregon State Beavers (9:30 p.m., ESPN 2)
Kansas Jayhawks at (10) Oklahoma Sooners (6:00 p.m.)
Colorado Buffaloes at (11) USC Trojans (5:00 p.m., Pac-12 Network)
(12) Florida State Seminoles at Miami Hurricanes (7:00 p.m., ABC)
(13) Georgia Bulldogs at Kentucky Wildcats (6:00 p.m.)
Virginia Tech Hokies at (14) Clemson Tigers (11:00 a.m., ABC or ESPN 2)
Middle Tennessee State University Blue Raiders at (15) Mississippi State Bulldogs (6:00 p.m., ESPN 2)
South Florida Bulls at (16) Louisville Cardinals (2:30 p.m., ABC)
(18) Texas Tech Red Raiders at TCU Horned Frogs (2:30 p.m., ABC or ESPN 2)
(19) Rutgers Scarlet Knights at Temple Owls (11:00 a.m., Big East Network)
(21) Cincinnati Bearcats at Toledo Rockets (6:00 p.m., ESPN 3)
(22) Stanford Cardinal at California Golden Bears (2:00 p.m., FOX)
Michigan State Spartans at (23) Michigan Wolverines (2:30 p.m., Big Ten Network)
UNLV Running Rebels at (24) Boise State Broncos (2:30 p.m., NBC Sports Network)
College Football schedules are subject to change due to weather or any other unanticipated postponements.
Joshua Huffman grew up in Michigan's Upper Peninsula (1988-2001) and is currently a Middle Tennessee resident (1986-1988, 2001-present). He graduated from Middle Tennessee State University as a marketing major in 2009. The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders and Michigan Wolverines are his favorite teams. He also likes the Michigan State Spartans basketball program because of Tom Izzo, a Yooper. He can be found on Twitter HERE.
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