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Your Week 9 College Football Viewing Guide

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Week 9 of the college football season has a slew of really good matchups, including Penn State-Ohio State. We dive in to which ones to watch, what time they start and where you can find them.

Michigan v Penn State
Saquon Barkley and Penn State will face their toughest challenge yet as they enter the Horseshoe to take on Ohio State Saturday afternoon.
Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images

OK, so none of you - literally, not a single one - spoke up regarding the format so I’m going to assume the new format is easier to digest. We’re sticking with it until someone tells me otherwise. So let’s get to the games, shall we?

Thursday

Definitely Watch

None. There are a number of games tonight, but none are must watch TV. Especially with NFL action to catch.

Maybe Watch

Matchup: #20 Stanford (5-2) at Oregon State (1-6)

Time: 8:00pm CT

TV: ESPN

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Other Football on TV

Matchup: South Alabama (3-4) at Georgia State (3-3)

Time: 6:30pm CT

TV: ESPNU

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Friday

Definitely Watch

None. Similar to Thursday, there are some games but none are a necessity.

Maybe Watch

Matchup: Florida State (2-4) at Boston College (4-4)

Time: 7:00pm CT

TV: ESPN

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Matchup: Tulane (3-4) at #24 Memphis (6-1)

Time: 7:00pm CT

TV: CBSSN

Streaming: CBSSports.com

Other Football on TV

Matchup: Tulsa (2-6) at SMU (5-2)

Time: 8:00pm CT

TV: ESPN2

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Saturday

Early Games

Definitely Watch

Matchup: #11 Oklahoma State (6-1) at #22 West Virginia (5-2)

Time: 11:00am CT

TV: ABC

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Maybe Watch

Matchup: Rutgers (3-4) at Michigan (5-2)

Time: 11:00am CT

TV: BTN

Streaming: BTN2Go.com

Other Football on TV

Matchup: #5 Wisconsin (7-0) at Illinois (2-6)

Time: 11:00am CT

TV: ESPN

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Matchup: Texas (3-4) at Baylor (0-7)

Time: 11:00am CT

TV: ESPNU

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Matchup: Arkansas (2-6) at Ole Miss (3-4)

Time: 11:00am CT

TV: SECN

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Matchup: #8 Miami (6-0) at North Carolina (1-7)

Time: 11:00am CT

TV: ESPN2

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Afternoon Games

Definitely Watch

Matchup: #2 Penn State (7-0) at #6 Ohio State (6-1)

Time: 2:30pm CT

TV: FOX

Streaming: FoxSportsGo.com

Maybe Watch

Matchup: #3 Georgia (7-0) at Florida (5-2)

Time: 2:30pm CT

TV: CBS

Streaming: CBSSports.com

Matchup: #4 TCU (7-0) at #25 Iowa State (5-2)

Time: 2:30pm CT

TV: ABC

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Matchup: #14 North Carolina State (6-1) at #9 Notre Dame (6-1)

Time: 2:30pm CT

TV: NBC

Streaming: NBCSports.com

Other Football on TV

Matchup: Kansas State (3-4) at Kansas (1-6)

Time: 2:00pm CT

TV: FS1

Streaming: FoxSportsGo.com

Matchup: Indiana (3-4) at Maryland (3-4)

Time: 2:30pm CT

TV: BTN

Streaming: BTN2Go.com

Matchup: UCLA (4-3) at #12 Washington (6-1)

Time: 2:30pm CT

TV: ESPN2

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Matchup: #16 Michigan State (6-1) at Northwestern (4-3)

Time: 2:30pm CT

TV: ESPN

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Matchup: Houston (4-3) at #17 South Florida

Time: 2:45pm CT

TV: ESPNU

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Matchup: Vanderbilt (3-4) at South Carolina (5-2)

Time: 2:30pm CT

TV: SECN

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Evening Games

Definitely Watch

Matchup: Minnesota (4-3) at Iowa (4-3)

Time: 5:30pm CT

TV: FS1

Streaming: FoxSportsGo.com

Maybe Watch

Matchup: Mississippi State (5-2) at Texas A&M (5-2)

Time: 6:15pm CT

TV: ESPN

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Matchup: Nebraska (3-4) at Purdue (3-4)

Time: 6:30pm CT

TV: BTN

Streaming: BTN2Go.com

Matchup: Georgia Tech (4-2) at #7 Clemson (6-1)

Time: 7:00pm CT

TV: ESPN2/ABC

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Matchup: Texas Tech (4-3) at #10 Oklahoma (6-1)

Time: 7:00pm CT

TV: ABC/ESPN2

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Other Football on TV

Matchup: Missouri (2-6) at UCONN (3-4)

Time: 5:30pm CT

TV: CBSSN

Streaming: CBSSports.com

Matchup: Tennessee (3-4) at Kentucky (5-2)

Time: 6:30pm CT

TV: SECN

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Matchup: #21 USC (6-2) at Arizona State (4-3)

Time: 9:45pm CT

TV: ESPN

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Matchup: San Diego State (6-2) at Hawaii (3-4)

Time: 10:15pm CT

TV: ESPN2

Streaming: WatchESPN.com


Here’s a look at the full slate of games. All times here are CENTRAL.

Full Slate of Week 9 Matchups, Game Times & TV Schedule

Date Matchup Time (CT) TV Streaming
Date Matchup Time (CT) TV Streaming
Thursday, October 26th Eastern MIchigan at Northern Illinois 6:00 PM None None
Thursday, October 26th Toledo at Ball State 6:00 PM ESPN3 WatchESPN.com
Thursday, October 26th South Alabama at Georgia State 6:30 PM ESPNU WatchESPN.com
Thursday, October 26th #20 Stanford at Oregon State 8:00 PM ESPN WatchESPN.com
Friday, October 27th Tulane at #24 Memphis 7:00 PM CBSSN CBSSports.com
Friday, October 27th Colorado State at New Mexico 7:00 PM ESPN WatchESPN.com
Friday, October 27th Tulasa at SMU 8:00 PM ESPN2 WatchESPN.com
Saturday, October 28th Buffalo at Akron 10:30 AM CBSSN CBSSports.com
Saturday, October 28th #5 Wisconsin at Illinois 11:00 AM ESPN WatchESPN.com
Saturday, October 28th #8 Miami at North Carolina 11:00 AM ESPN2 WatchESPN.com
Saturday, October 28th #11 Oklahoma State at #22 West Virginia 11:00 AM ABC WatchESPN.com
Saturday, October 28th Rutgers at Michigan 11:00 AM BTN BTN2Go.com
Saturday, October 28th Arkansas at Ole Miss 11:00 AM SECN WatchESPN.com
Saturday, October 28th Texas at Baylor 11:00 AM ESPNU WatchESPN.com
Saturday, October 28th Louisville at Wake Forest 11:20 AM ACCN WatchESPN.com
Saturday, October 28th Virginia at Pittsburgh 11:30 AM ACCN WatchESPN.com
Saturday, October 28th California at Colorado 1:00 PM PAC Pac-12.com
Saturday, October 28th FIU at Marshall 1:30 PM None CUSA.tv
Saturday, October 28th Kansas State at Kansas 2:00 PM FS1 FoxSportsGo.com
Saturday, October 28th Air Force at Colorado State 2:00 PM CBS CBSSports.com
Saturday, October 28th San Jose State at BYU 2:00 PM ESPN3 WatchESPN.com
Saturday, October 28th #2 Penn State at #6 Ohio State 2:30 PM FOX FoxSportsGo.com
Saturday, October 28th # Georgia at Florida 2:30 PM CBS CBSSports.com
Saturday, October 28th #4 TCU at #25 Iowa State 2:30 PM ABC/ESPN2 WatchESPN.com
Saturday, October 28th #14 NC State at #9 Notre Dame 2:30 PM NBC NBCSports.com
Saturday, October 28th UCLA at #12 Washington 2:30 PM ABC/ESPN2 WatchESPN.com
Saturday, October 28th #16 Michigan State at Northwestern 2:30 PM ESPN WatchESPN.com
Saturday, October 28th Georgia Southern at Troy 2:30 PM ESPN3 WatchESPN.com
Saturday, October 28th Appalachian State at UMASS 2:30 PM None None
Saturday, October 28th Louisiana Tech at Rice 2:30 PM None CUSA.tv
Saturday, October 28th Indiana at Maryland 2:30 PM BTN BTN2Go.com
Saturday, October 28th Houston at #17 South Florida 2:45 PM ESPNU WatchESPN.com
Saturday, October 28th Vanderbilt at South Carolina 3:00 PM SECN WatchESPN.com
Saturday, October 28th FAU at Western Kentucky 3:30 PM None CUSA.tv
Saturday, October 28th Austin Peay at #18 UCF 4:00 PM ESPN3 WatchESPN.com
Saturday, October 28th Louisian Monroe at Idaho 4:00 PM ESPN3 WatchESPN.com
Saturday, October 28th Utah at Oregon 4:45 PM PAC Pac-12.com
Saturday, October 28th Texas State at Coastal Carolina 5:00 PM ESPN3 WatchESPN.com
Saturday, October 28th Missouri at UCONN 5:30 PM CBSSN CBSSports.com
Saturday, October 28th Old Dominion at North Texas 5:30 PM ESPN3 WatchESPN.com
Saturday, October 28th UAB at Southern Miss 6:00 PM None CUSA.tv
Saturday, October 28th Mississippi State at Texas A&M 6:15 PM ESPN WatchESPN.com
Saturday, October 28th Duke at #13 Virginia Tech 6:20 PM ACCN WatchESPN.com
Saturday, October 28th New Mexico at Wyoming 6:30 PM ESPNU WatchESPN.com
Saturday, October 28th Tennessee at Kentucky 6:30 PM SECN WatchESPN.com
Saturday, October 28th Nebraska at Purdue 6:30 PM BTN BTN2Go.com
Saturday, October 28th Georgia Tech at #7 Clemson 7:00 PM ABC/ESPN2 WatchESPN.com
Saturday, October 28th Texas Tech at #10 Oklahoma 7:00 PM ABC/ESPN2 WatchESPN.com
Saturday, October 28th UT San Antonio at UTEP 7:00 PM None CUSA.tv
Saturday, October 28th Arkansas State at New Mexico State 7:00 PM ESPN3 WatchESPN.com
Saturday, October 28th #15 Washington State at Arizona 8:30 PM PAC Pac-12.com
Saturday, October 28th UNLV at Fresno State 9:00 PM ESPN2 TheMW.com
Saturday, October 28th Boise State at Utah State 9:00 PM CBSSN CBSSports.com
Saturday, October 28th #21 USC at Arizona State 9:45 PM ESPN WatchESPN.com
Saturday, October 28th San Diego State at Hawaii 10:15 PM ESPN2 WatchESPN.com