ESPN Radio or ESPN Audio as it’s known has announced its college football schedule for the 2013 season. It’s a 25 game slate which includes games from the ACC, Big Ten, Pac-12 and SEC conferences.
It all culminates on Saturday, December 7 when ESPN Radio offers coverage of both the ACC and Pac-12 Championship Games.
Bill Rosinski and David Norrie form the main announcing team.
Here’s the announcement.
Regular season kicks off Thursday, Aug. 29, with North Carolina at No. 8 South Carolina
ESPN Audio will broadcast 25 regular-season college football matchups this season, including the ACC Championship Game and the Pac-12 Championship game. The season begins on Thursday, Aug., 29, at 4 p.m. ET with a special two-hour kickoff special followed by North Carolina at No. 8 South Carolina. The season will culminate on Saturday, Dec. 7, with the ACC and Pac-12 Championship games. All regular season and championship games will be available on ESPN Radio, ESPNRadio.com and ESPN Radio mobile app. This is the 14th year ESPN Audio will broadcast college football games. Bill Rosinski will describe the action while David Norrie serves as color analyst.
This year’s game selection includes marquee matchups between several SEC and ACC teams including Virginia Tech at defending BCS National Champion No. 2 Alabama on Saturday, Aug., 31, at 4:30 p.m. from the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, GA in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game. Other highlights include Washington State at No. 23 USC on Saturday, Sept. 7; Boston College at No. 23 USC on Saturday, Sept. 14; and No. 12 Clemson at NC State on Thursday, Sept. 19. Additional ranked teams on the schedule include No. 3 Oregon, No. 5 Stanford, No. 6 Texas A&M – led by quarterback and 2012 Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel, No. 16 LSU, No. 24 Northwestern.
ESPN Audio will also broadcast extensive post-season coverage, including all five BCS games, culminating with the BCS National Championship on January 6, 2014 from the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA. Game times will be announced as the season progresses.
Date Time (ET) Game Thu, Aug 29 4 p.m. North Carolina at No. 8 South Carolina Sat, Aug 31 4:30 p.m. Virginia Tech at No. 2 Alabama (from Atlanta, GA) Sat, Sep 7 9:30 p.m. Washington State at No. 23 USC Sat, Sep 14 TBD Boston College at No. 23 USC Thu, Sep 19 6:30 p.m. No. 12 Clemson at NC State Sat, Sep 21 TBD Utah State at No. 23 USC TBD Tennessee at No. 11 Florida Thu, Sep 26 6:30 p.m. Virginia Tech at Georgia Tech Sat, Sep 28 TBD Texas A&M at Arkansas Sat, Oct 5 TBD No. 16 LSU at Mississippi State Thu, Oct 10 9:30 p.m. Arizona at No. 23 USC Sat, Oct 12 TBD No. 24 Northwestern at No. 25 Wisconsin Sat, Oct 19 TBD No. 18 TCU at No. 15 Oklahoma State Sat, Oct 26 TBD Utah at No. 23 USC Sat, Nov 2 TBD Miami at No. 14 Florida State Sat, Nov 9 TBD Mississippi State at No. 6 Texas A&M Thu, Nov 14 6:30 p.m. Georgia Tech at No. 12 Clemson Sat, Nov 16 TBD No. 5 Stanford at No. 23 USC TBD No. 2 Alabama at Mississippi State Sat, Nov 23 TBD California at No. 5 Stanford TBD No. 3 Oregon at Arizona Sat, Nov 30 TBD No. 19 UCLA at No. 23 USC TBD No. 14 Florida State at No. 11 Florida Sat, Dec 7 7 p.m. ACC Championship Game (from Charlotte, NC) 7 p.m. Pac 12 Championship Game
Rankings are based on an early 2013 ESPN.com preseason top 25 poll