Nationally Televised Games For 2008 FB Season

Games to be nationally televised this season have been partially released for NBC (Notre Dame, by and large), CBS/CBS College Sports (formerly CSTV), ABC/ESPN family, Versus, CSS (Comcast Sports South), FOX/FSN and The Mtn., the Mountain West Conference's package. The Herd will host Cincinnati on Oct. 3 and Houston on Oct. 28, both on ESPN, and at ECU on Nov. 8 on CBS College Sports at 3:30 p.m.

2008 Nationally Televised College Football Games Schedule (subject to change)

DATE GAME MATCHUP TIME (ET) NETWORK

Sat, April 19
Connecticut Spring Game Noon Cox TV
Big Ten Spring FB Show 1 p.m. Internet-Live
Missouri Spring Game 2 p.m. ESPNU
Pittsburgh Spring Game 6 p.m. NFL Network

Thurs, Aug. 28
Troy at Middle Tennessee St. TBA ESPN Regional
NC State at South Carolina 9 p.m. ESPN
Oregon State at Stanford 10 p.m. ESPN2

Fri., Aug. 29
Temple at Army 7 p.m. ESPNU or Classic
SMU* at Rice* 9 p.m. ESPN or ESPN2

Sat., Aug. 30
Virginia Tech vs. East Carolina*Mississippi St. at Louisiana Tech TBA ESPN or ESPN2
Ohio at Wyoming 2 p.m. The Mtn.
Towson at Navy 3:30 p.m. CBS College Sports
Northern Iowa at BYU 6 p.m. The Mtn.
TCU at New Mexico 6 p.m. Versus
Washington at Oregon TBA ABC or ESPN
Alabama vs. Clemson (Atlanta) 8 p.m. ABC or ESPN
Appalachian St. at LSU 8 p.m. ESPN Networks

Sun, Aug. 31
Bethune Cookman vs. Jackson State 2 p.m. ESPN2
Louisville at Kentucky 3:30 p.m. ESPN

Mon, Sept. 1, Labor Day
Fresno State at Rutgers 4:30 p.m. ESPN
Tennessee at UCLA 8 p.m. ESPN

Thu., Sept. 4
South Carolina at Vanderbilt 7:45 p.m. ESPN

Fri., Sept. 5
Navy at Ball State 7 p.m. ESPN

Sat., Sept. 6
Air Force at Wyoming 3:30 p.m. CBS College Sports
Oregon State at Penn State 3:30 p.m. ABC or ESPN
San Diego St. at Notre Dame 3:30 p.m. NBC
Texas A&M at New Mexico 5 p.m. Versus
Rice at Memphis 8 p.m. CBS College Sports
West Virginia at East Carolina* TBA ESPN or ESPN2
Texas at UTEP* TBA ESPN or ESPN2
Texas Tech at Nevada TBA TBA
South Florida at UCF* 7 p.m. ESPN2
UNLV at Utah 8 p.m. The Mtn.
UT-Austin at UTEP 10:15 p.m. ESPN2

Thu., Sept. 11
North Carolina at Rutgers 7:45 p.m. ESPN

Fri., Sept. 12
Kansas at South Florida 8 p.m. ESPN2

Sat., Sept. 13
Wisconsin at Fresno State TBA ESPN or ESPN2
Oregon at Purdue TBA ABC or ESPN
Air Force at Houston 3:30 p.m. CBS College Sports
Michigan at Notre Dame 3:30 p.m. NBC
UCLA at BYU 3:30 p.m. Versus
Stanford at TCU 7 p.m. The Mtn.
Arizona at New Mexico 8 p.m. CBS College Sports
Ohio State at USC 8 p.m. ABC or ESPN

Wed., Sept. 17
Kansas State at Louisville 8 p.m. ESPN2

Thu., Sept. 18
West Virginia at Colorado 8:30 p.m. ESPN

Fri., Sept. 19
Baylor at Connecticut 8 p.m. ESPN2

Sat, Sept. 20
Wyoming at BYU 3 p.m. The Mtn.
Florida at Tennessee 3:30 p.m. CBS
Rutgers at Navy 3:30 p.m. CBS College Sports
Utah at Air Force 4 p.m. Versus
LSU at Auburn 8 p.m. ESPN
TCU at SMU 8 p.m. CBS College Sports
Iowa State at UNLV 9 p.m. The Mtn.
Akron at Army TBA ESPNU or CL/360
Arizona at UCLA TBA ABC, ESPN or FSN

Thu., Sept. 25
USC at Oregon State 9 p.m. ESPN
SMU at Tulane 8 p.m. CBS College Sports

Fri., Sept. 26
Connecticut at Louisville 8 p.m. ESPN2

Sat, Sept. 27
Purdue at Notre Dame 3:30 p.m. NBC
Houston at East Carolina 3:30 p.m. CBS College Sports
Bowling Green at Wyoming 4 p.m. The Mtn.
UTEP at UCF 8 p.m. CBS College Sports
Nevada at UNLV 9 p.m. The Mtn.
Fresno St. at UCLA TBA ABC or ESPN/ESPN2
Virginia Tech at Nebraska TBA ABC, ESPN or FSN

Tues, Sept. 30
Florida Atlantic at Middle Tennessee State TBA ESPN2

Wed., Oct. 1
Louisiana Tech at Boise State 8 p.m. ESPN

Thurs., Oct. 2
Pittsburgh at South Florida 7:45 p.m. ESPN
Oregon State at Utah 9 p.m. Versus
Memphis* at UAB* TBA CBS College Sports

Fri., Oct. 3
Cincinnati at Marshall* 8 p.m. ESPN

Sat, Oct. 4
UNLV at Colorado State 2 p.m. The Mtn.
Stanford at Notre Dame 2:30 p.m. NBC
SMU at UCF 3:30 p.m. CBS College Sports
Navy at Air Force 4 p.m. Versus
San Diego State at TCU 6 p.m. The Mtn.
Rice at Tulsa 8 p.m. CBS College Sports
Wyoming at New Mexico 9:30 p.m. The Mtn.

Tues, Oct. 7
Troy at Florida Atlantic 8 p.m. ESPN

Thurs., Oct. 9
Clemson at Wake Forest 7:45 p.m. ESPN
Houston at UAB 8 p.m. CBS College Sports

Fri., Oct. 10
Louisville at Memphis* 8 p.m. ESPN

Sat, Oct. 11
Utah at Wyoming 2 p.m. The Mtn.
TCU at Colorado State 3:30 p.m. CBS College Sports
New Mexico at BYU 6 p.m. The Mtn.
Boise State at Southern Miss 8 p.m. CBS College Sports
Air Force at San Diego State 9:30 p.m. The Mtn.
Oklahoma vs. Texas (Dallas) TBA ABC
Eastern Michigan at Army TBA ESPNU or ESPN Classic/ESPN360.con

Thu., Oct. 16
Florida State at N.C. State 7:45 p.m. ESPN
BYU at TCU 8 p.m. Versus

Fri., Oct. 17
Hawaii at Boise State 8 p.m. ESPN

Sat, Oct. 18
Colorado State at Utah 2 p.m. The Mtn.
Pittsburgh at Navy 3:30 p.m. CBS College Sports
San Diego State at New Mexico 6 p.m. The Mtn.
UTEP at Tulsa 8 p.m. CBS College Sports
Air Force at UNLV 10 p.m. The Mtn.

Tues., Oct. 21
Ohio at Temple 8 p.m. ESPN2

Thurs., Oct. 23
Auburn at West Virginia 7:45 p.m. ESPN
New Mexico at Air Force 8 p.m. CBS College Sports

Fri., Oct. 24
Boise State at San Jose State 9 p.m. ESPN2

Sat, Oct. 25
UNLV at BYU 2 p.m. The Mtn.
SMU* at Navy 3:30 p.m. CBS College Spts.
Wyoming at TCU 6 p.m. The Mtn.
Southern Miss at Memphis 8 p.m. CBS College Sports
Colorado State at San Diego State 9:30 p.m. The Mtn.
Louisiana Tech at Army TBA ESPNU or ESPN Classic/ESPN 360.com

Sun., Oct. 26
UCF* at Tulsa* 8 p.m. ESPN

Tue., Oct. 28
Buffalo at Ohio 7 p.m. ESPNU

Tues., Oct. 28
Houston* at Marshall* 8 p.m. ESPN2

Thurs., Oct. 30, Trick or Treat
South Florida at Cincinnati 7:45 p.m. ESPN

Sat, Nov. 1
San Diego State at Wyoming 2 p.m. The Mtn.
Pittsburgh at Notre Dame 2:30 p.m. NBC
Temple at Navy 3:30 p.m. CBS College Sports
Florida vs. Georgia (Jacksonville) 3:30 p.m. CBS
BYU at Colorado State 6 p.m. The Mtn.
TCU at UNLV 8 p.m. CBS College Sports
Utah at New Mexico 9:30 p.m. The Mtn. Air Force at Army TBA ESPNU or ESPN Classic/ESPN 360.com

Sun., Nov. 2
East Carolina* at UCF* 8 p.m. ESPN

Tues., Nov. 4
Miami (Ohio) at Buffalo 7 p.m. ESPN2

Wed., Nov. 5
Northern Illinois at Ball State 8 p.m. ESPN2 or ESPNU
Toledo at Akron 8 p.m. ESPN2 or ESPNU

Thurs., Nov. 6
Maryland at Virginia Tech 7:45 p.m. ESPN
TCU at Utah 8 p.m. CBS College Sports

Fri., Nov. 7
Nevada at Fresno State 9 p.m. ESPN2

Sat, Nov. 8
San Diego State at BYU 2 p.m. The Mtn.
Marshall at East Carolina* 3:30 p.m. CBS College Sports
Colorado State at Air Force 6 p.m. The Mtn.
New Mexico at UNLV 10 p.m. The Mtn.

Tues., Nov. 11
Ball State at Miami, Ohio 7 p.m. ESPN2

Wed., Nov. 12
Central Michigan at Northern Illinois 8 p.m. ESPN2 or 360.com
Temple at Kent State 8 p.m. ESPN2 or 360.com

Thurs., Nov. 13
Buffalo at Akron 7 p.m. ESPNU
Virginia Tech at Miami, Fla. 7:45 p.m. ESPN
Wyoming at UNLV 9 p.m. CBS College Sports

Fri., Nov. 14
Cincinnati at Louisville 8 p.m. ESPN2

Sat, Nov. 15
Navy vs. Notre Dame (Baltimore) Noon CBS
New Mexico at Colorado St. 2 p.m. The Mtn.
BYU at Air Force 3:30 p.m. CBS College Sports
Utah at San Diego State 8 p.m. The Mtn.

Tues, Nov. 18
Northern Illinois at Kent St. TBA TBA

Wed., Nov. 19
Ball State at Central Michigan 7 p.m. ESPN2

Thurs., Nov. 20
Miami, Fla at Georgia Tech 7:45 p.m. ESPN

Fri., Nov. 21
Fresno State at San Jose State 9:30 p.m. ESPN2

Sat., Nov. 22
Colorado State at Wyoming 2 p.m. The Mtn.
Syracuse at Notre Dame 2:30 p.m. NBC
Air Force at TCU 3:30 p.m. Versus
BYU at Utah 6 p.m. The Mtn.
UNLV at San Diego State 7 p.m. CBS College Sports

Tues., Nov. 25
Navy at Northern Illinois 7 p.m. ESPN2

Thurs., Nov. 27, Thanksgiving
Texas A&M at Texas 8 p.m. ESPN

Fri., Nov. 28
Bowling Green at Toledo TBA ESPN Classic or ESPNU
Ohio @ Miami, Ohio TBA ESPN Classic or ESPNU
West Virginia at Pittsburgh Noon ABC
East Carolina* at UTEP* 1 p.m. CBS College Sports
LSU at Arkansas 2:30 p.m. CBS
Fresno State at Boise State 6 p.m. ESPN2
UCLA at Arizona State 9:30 p.m. ESPN2

Sat, Nov. 29
Southern University vs. Grambling State, Bayou Classic (New Orleans) 2 p.m. NBC
Washington State at Hawaii TBA ESPN or ESPN2

Wed, Dec. 3
Middle Tennessee State at Louisiana-Lafayette TBA ESPN Regional

Thurs., Dec. 4
Louisville at Rutgers TBA ESPN

Fri., Dec. 5
2008 MAC Championship 8 p.m. ESPN2

Sat., Dec. 6
2008 C-USA Championship TBA ESPN or ESPN2
Navy vs. Army (Philadelphia) Noon CBS
Arizona State at Arizona 8 p.m. ESPN or ESPN2
Pittsburgh at Connecticut TBA ESPN or ESPN2
Cincinnati at Hawaii TBA ESPN or ESPN2
South Florida at West Virginia TBA ESPN or ESPN2

Fri, Dec. 19
New Orleans Bowl 8 p.m. ESPN2
FCS National Championship TBA ESPN

Sat, Dec. 20
Las Vegas Bowl 8 p.m. ESPN

Tues, Dec. 23
PopaJohns.com Bowl TBA TBA
Poinsettia Bowl 8 p.m. ESPN

Wed, Dec. 24, Christmas Eve
Hawaii Bowl 8 p.m. ESPN

Sun, Dec. 28
Independence Bowl 8 p.m. ESPN

Mon, Dec. 29
Alamo Bowl 8 p.m. ESPN

Tues, Dec. 30
Armed Forces Bowl TBA TBA
Holiday Bowl 8 p.m. ESPN

Wed, Dec. 31, New Year's Eve
Liberty Bowl 4:30 p.m. ESPN
Peach Bowl 8 p.m. ESPN

Thurs., Jan. 1, Happy New Year 2009
Outback Bowl 11 a.m. ESPN
Capital One Bowl 1 p.m. ABC
Gator Bowl 1 p.m. CBS
Rose Bowl 4:30 p.m. ABC
Orange Bowl 8 p.m. FOX

Fri, Jan. 2
Cotton Bowl 2 p.m. FOX
Sugar Bowl 8 p.m. FOX

Mon, Jan. 5
Fiesta Bowl 8 p.m. FOX

Tues, Jan. 6
GMAC Bowl 8 p.m. ESPN

Thur, Jan. 8
BCS Championship Game 8 p.m. FOX

TBA
Proposed St. Petersburg, Fla. Bowl (Big East vs. C-USA) TBA TBA

BOLD - Marshall opponents on television
* - Conference USA teams
Versus - premium cable sports channel featuring outdoors and NHL as well as college football (Locally in Huntington on Channel 126 on Comcast Cable - all channels listed are for Comcast-Htgn.)
FSN-Fox Regional basic cable channels such at FSN-Ohio (Channel 31) and FSN-Pittsburgh (Channel 27) or premium channels outside viewing area like FSN-Atlantic (Channel 262), FSN-Central (Channel 263) or FSN-Pacific (Channel 264)
CBS Collge Sports - formerly CSTV, CBS's new premium college sports network on cable (Channel 174)
ESPNU - ESPN's premium college sports channel (Channel 125)
ESPN Classic - ESPN history in sports channel (Channel 123)
ESPN360.com - ESPN on-line coverage on internet
ESPN Regional - games produced for local stations (Channels 4-NBC, 6/7-PBS, 8-ABC, 9-The CW, 11-FOX,, 12-CBS, 17-MyZ) in partnership with ESPN, Inc. or on ESPN Pay Per View (PPR - Channel 501-506)
ESPN/ESPN2 - basic cable channels (Channel 29/30)
CSS - Comcast Sports South, available on Comcast cable in the southeast U.S. (Channel 68)
The Mtn.-Package of Mountain West Conference games available in Mountain and Pacific time zones (N/A)


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