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Your Week 12 College Football Viewing Guide

After a big time slate of games a week ago, this week features a number of top 10 opponents taking on abysmal competition. Here’s who you should be watching.

NCAA Football: Iowa at Wisconsin
Jonathan Taylor and the Wisconsin Badgers look to fight their way into the College Football Playoffs as they host the Michigan Wolverines Saturday.
Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

November is MAC appreciation month. As with every other week this month, if you weren’t paying attention on Tuesday and Wednesday evening, you missed out on some really great football already this week. That continues tonight. Friday includes some action and Saturday is full of really good teams playing host to a bunch of school you’ve never heard of. That is except for the Big Ten which is moving forward with conference play. Let’s dive in.

Thursday

Definitely Watch

None. Tonight’s slate features a pair of games not many people are going to care about.

Maybe Watch

None. No, seriously, this week is bad.

Other Football on TV

Matchup: Buffalo (4-6) at Ball State (2-8)

Time: 6:00pm CT

TV: CBSSN

Streaming: CBSSports.com

Matchup: Tulsa (2-8) at South Florida (8-1)

Time: 6:30pm CT

TV: ESPN

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Friday

Definitely Watch

None. Friday’s slate is another pair of games nobody will be watching.

Maybe Watch

Seriously, it’s bad. All. Weekend.

Other Football on TV

Matchup: Middle Tennessee (5-5) at Western Kentucky (5-5)

Time: 7:00pm CT

TV: CBSSN

Streaming: CBSSports.com

Matchup: UNLV (4-6) at New Mexico (3-7)

Time: 8:30pm CT

TV: ESPN2

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Saturday

Early Games

NCAA Football: Minnesota at Michigan
Karan Higdon and the Michigan Wolverines stand between Wisconsin and a possible top-4 ranking next week.
Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

Definitely Watch

Matchup: #24 Michigan (8-2) at #5 Wisconsin (10-0)

Time: 11:00am CT

TV: FOX

Streaming: FoxSportsGo.com

Maybe Watch

Matchup: Virginia (6-4) at #3 Miami (9-0)

Time: 11:00am CT

TV: ABC

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Matchup: #12 TCU (8-2) at Texas Tech (5-5)

Time: 11:00am CT

TV: FSI

Streaming: FoxSportsGo.com

Matchup: Texas (5-5) at West Virginia (7-3)

Time: 11:00am CT

TV: ESPN

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Matchup: Minnesota (5-5) at #23 Northwestern

Time: 11:00am CT

TV: BTN

Streaming: BTN2Go.com

Other Football on TV

Matchup: Mercer (5-5) at #1 Alabama (10-0)

Time: 11:00am CT

TV: SECN

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Matchup: Louisiana Monroe (4-5) at #6 Auburn (8-2)

Time: 11:00am CT

TV: ESPN2

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Matchup: #15 UCF (9-0) at Temple (5-5)

Time: 11:00am CT

TV: ESPNU

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Matchup: #16 Mississippi State (7-3) at Arkansas (4-6)

Time: 11:00am CT

TV: CBS

Streaming: CBSSports.com

Matchup: SMU (6-4) at #21 Memphis (8-1)

Time: 11:00am CT

TV: ESPNN

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Matchup: Cincinnati (3-7) at East Carolina (2-8)

Time: 11:00am CT

TV: CBSSN

Streaming: CBSSports.com

Matchup: Rutgers (4-6) at Indiana (4-6)

Time: 11:00am CT

TV: BTN

Streaming: BTN2Go.com

Afternoon Games

NCAA Football: Ohio State at Iowa
Iowa is worth watching if only to see what Josh Jackson will do.
Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports

Definitely Watch

Matchup: Purdue (4-6) at Iowa (6-4)

Time: 2:30pm CT

TV: BTN

Streaming: BTN2Go.com

Maybe Watch

Matchup: Kentucky (7-3) at #7 Georgia (9-1)

Time: 2:30pm CT

TV: CBS

Streaming: CBSSports.com

Matchup: Navy (6-3) at #8 Notre Dame (8-2)

Time: 2:30pm CT

TV: NBC

Streaming: NBCSports.com

Matchup: Illinois (2-8) at #9 Ohio State (8-2)

Time: 2:30pm CT

TV: ABC

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Matchup: Kansas State (5-5) at #13 Oklahoma State (8-2)

Time: 2:30pm CT

TV: ESPN2

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Matchup: Nebraska (4-6) at #10 Penn State (8-2)

Time: 3:00pm CT

TV: FS1

Streaming: FoxSportsGo.com

Matchup: Maryland (4-6) at #17 Michigan State (7-3)

Time: 3:00pm CT

TV: FOX

Streaming: FoxSportsGo.com

Other Football on TV

Matchup: #4 Oklahoma (9-1) at Kansas (1-9)

Time: 2:30pm CT

TV: ESPN

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Matchup: Syracuse (4-6) at Louisville (6-4)

Time: 2:30pm CT

TV: ESPNU

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Matchup: Georgia Tech (5-4) at Duke (4-6)

Time: 2:30pm CT

TV: ACCN

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Matchup: Wofford (9-1) at South Carolina (7-3)

Time: 3:00pm CT

TV: SECN

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Matchup: UAB (7-3) at Florida (3-6)

Time: 3:00pm CT

TV: SECN

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Matchup: Houston (6-3) at Tulane (4-6)

Time: 3:00pm CT

TV: ESPNN

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Evening Games

NCAA Football: Arizona at Southern California Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Definitely Watch

Matchup: UCLA (5-5) at #11 USC (9-2)

Time: 7:00pm CT

TV: ABC

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Maybe Watch

Matchup: #20 LSU (7-3) at Tennessee (4-6)

Time: 6:00pm CT

TV: ESPN

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Matchup: Texas A&M (6-4) at Ole Miss (5-5)

Time: 6:00pm CT

TV: ESPN2

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Matchup: #19 NC State (7-3) at Wake Forest (6-4)

Time: 6:30pm CT

TV: ESPNU

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Matchup: California (5-5) at #22 Stanford (7-3)

Time: 7:00pm CT

TV: FOX

Streaming: FoxSportsGo.com

Matchup: Utah (5-5) at #18 Washington (8-2)

Time: 9:30pm CT

TV: ESPN

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Other Football on TV

Matchup: Arizona (7-3) at Oregon (5-5)

Time: 6:00pm CT

TV: PAC

Streaming: Pac-12.com

Matchup: Boston College (5-5) at Connecticut (3-7)

Time: 6:00pm CT

TV: CBSSN

Streaming: CBSSports.com

Matchup: Missouri (5-5) at Vanderbilt (4-6)

Time: 6:30pm CT

TV: SECN

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Matchup: Air Force (4-6) at #25 Boise State (8-2)

Time: 9:15pm CT

TV: ESPN2

Streaming: WatchESPN.com

Matchup: Nevada (2-8) at San Diego State (8-2)

Time: 9:30pm CT

TV: CBSSN

Streaming: CBSSports.com


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

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

Date Matchup Time (CT) TV Streaming
Date Matchup Time (CT) TV Streaming
Friday, December 1st #12 Stanford at #10 USC 7:00 PM ESPN WatchESPN.com
Saturday, December 2nd #20 Memphis at #14 UCF 11:00 AM ABC WatchESPN.com
Saturday, December 2nd Akron at Toledo 11:00 AM ESPN WatchESPN.com
Saturday, December 2nd North Texas at FAU 11:00 AM ESPN2 WatchESPN.com
Saturday, December 2nd UMASS at FIU 11:00 AM None None
Saturday, December 2nd Louisiana Monroe at Florida State 11:00 AM ACCN WatchESPN.com
Saturday, December 2nd #11 TCU at #3 Oklahoma 11:30 AM FOX FoxSportsGo.com
Saturday, December 2nd Georgia Southern at Cosatal Carolina 12:00 PM ESPN3 WatchESPN.com
Saturday, December 2nd Idaho at Georgia State 1:00 PM ESPN3 WatchESPN.com
Saturday, December 2nd Louisiana at Appalachian State 1:30 PM ESPN3 WatchESPN.com
Saturday, December 2nd #6 Georgia at #2 Auburn 3:00 PM CBS CBSSports.com
Saturday, December 2nd South Alabama at New Mexico State 3:30 PM ESPN3 WatchESPN.com
Saturday, December 2nd Troy at Arkansas State 6:00 PM ESPN2 WatchESPN.com
Saturday, December 2nd #25 Fresno State at Boise State 6:45 PM ESPN WatchESPN.com
Saturday, December 2nd #7 Miami at #1 Clemson 7:00 PM ABC WatchESPN.com
Saturday, December 2nd #8 Ohio State at #4 Wisconsin 7:00 PM FOX FoxSportsGo.com