ESPN’s Extensive and Comprehensive 2011-12 College Football Schedule

There was a time when ESPN had less than 100 college football games a season. But with ESPN programming itself, ABC, ESPN2, ESPNU, Big East Network, SEC Network, ESPN Plus MAC games and ESPN3.com, the total has risen to more than 400 games across its vast network of platforms. We have the list of games. It’s very long. Get ready to scroll.

2011 ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN3.com, ESPN Mobile TV and ESPN Radio College Football Schedule (As of July 21)

Note: All ABC split national, ESPN and ESPN2 games will be simulcast on ESPN3.com.
(ESPN Mobile TV schedule will be determined as season progresses; schedule subject to change; windows will be added as the season progresses)

Date Time (ET) Game Network
Thu, Sep 1 6 p.m. Murray State at Louisville ESPNU
  7 p.m. North Texas at Florida International ESPN3.com
  7 p.m. Villanova at Temple ESPN3.com
  7:30 p.m. Western Carolina at Georgia Tech ESPN3.com
  7:30 p.m. Fordham at Connecticut ESPN3.com
  7:30 p.m. NC Central at Rutgers ESPN3.com
  8 p.m. UNLV at Wisconsin ESPN / ESPN3.com
  8 p.m. Wake Forest at Syracuse ESPN3.com
  9:15 p.m. Kentucky vs. Western Kentucky (from Nashville) ESPNU
Fri, Sep 2 8 p.m. TCU at Baylor ESPN / ESPN3.com
Sat, Sep 3 Noon Akron at Ohio State ESPN / ESPN3.com
  Noon Utah State at Auburn ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  Noon Northwestern at Boston College ESPNU
  3:30 p.m. Minnesota at USC ABC and ESPN2 * / ESPN3.com
  Western Michigan at Michigan ABC and ESPN2 * / ESPN3.com
  3:30 p.m. Troy at Clemson ESPN3.com
  3:30 p.m. Louisiana Monroe at Florida State ESPNU
  4:45 p.m. BYU at Mississippi ESPN / ESPN3.com
  6 p.m. Buffalo at Pittsburgh ESPN3.com
  6 p.m. Liberty at North Carolina State ESPN3.com
  6 p.m. William & Mary at Virginia ESPN3.com
  7 p.m. Richmond at Duke ESPN3.com
  7 p.m. Army at Northern Illinois ESPN3.com
  7 p.m. Indiana at Ball State ESPN3.com
  7 p.m. Florida Atlantic at Florida ESPNU
  8 p.m. Cowboys Classic: Oregon vs. LSU (from Arlington) ABC / ESPN Radio
  8 p.m. Kickoff Game: Boise State vs. Georgia (from Atlanta) ESPN / ESPN3.com
  10:15 p.m. Colorado at Hawaii ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  10:30 p.m. TBD ESPNU
Sun, Sep 4 Noon MEAC/SWAC Challenge: Prairie View A&M vs. Bethune Cookman (from Orlando) ESPNU
  3:30 p.m. Marshall at West Virginia ESPN / ESPN3.com
Mon, Sep 5 8 p.m. Miami at Maryland ESPN / ESPN3.com / ESPN Radio
Thu, Sep 8 7:30 p.m. TBD ESPNU
  8 p.m. Arizona at Oklahoma State ESPN / ESPN3.com
Fri, Sep 9 7 p.m. Florida International at Louisville ESPN/ ESPN3.com
  10:30 p.m. Missouri at Arizona State ESPN / ESPN3.com
Sat, Sep 10 Noon Florida Atlantic at Michigan State ESPN or ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  Noon Oregon State at Wisconsin ESPN or ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  Noon Central Michigan at Kentucky ESPNU
  1 p.m. Maine at Pittsburgh ESPN3.com
  3:30 p.m. Alabama at Penn State ABC
  3:30 p.m. Cincinnati at Tennessee ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  3:30 p.m. Stanford at Duke ESPNU
  3:30 p.m. Wofford at Clemson ESPN3.com
  4:30 p.m. South Carolina at Georgia ESPN / ESPN3.com / ESPN Radio
  6 p.m. Charleston Southern at Florida State ESPN3.com
  6 p.m. Temple at Akron ESPN3.com
  7 p.m. BYU at Texas ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  7 p.m. New Mexico at Arkansas ESPNU
  7 p.m. Georgia Tech at Middle Tennessee State ESPN3.com
  7 p.m. Houston at North Texas ESPN3.com
  7 p.m. Navy at Western Kentucky ESPN3.com
  8 p.m. Notre Dame at Michigan ESPN / ESPN3.com
  10:30 p.m. TBD ESPNU
Thu, Sep 15 8 p.m. LSU at Mississippi State ESPN / ESPN3.com
Fri, Sep 16 8 p.m. Iowa State at Connecticut ESPN or ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  8 p.m. Boise State at Toledo ESPN or ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
Sat, Sep 17 TBD Akron at Cincinnati ESPN3.com
  TBD Tennessee at Florida ESPN Radio
  Noon Pittsburgh at Iowa ESPN or ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  Noon Auburn at Clemson ABC
  Noon West Virginia at Maryland ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU ***
  Noon Penn State at Temple ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU ***
  Noon TBD ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU ***
  3:30 p.m. Washington at Nebraska ABC and ESPN * / ESPN3.com
  Texas at UCLA ABC and ESPN * / ESPN3.com
  3:30 p.m. Virginia at North Carolina ESPNU
  3:30 p.m. Wisconsin at Northern Illinois ESPN3.com
  6 p.m. Navy at South Carolina ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  6 p.m. South Alabama at North Carolina State ESPN3.com
  6 p.m. Central Florida at Florida International ESPN3.com
  6:30 p.m. Gardner-Webb at Wake Forest ESPN3.com
  7 p.m. Marshall at Ohio ESPNU
  7 p.m. Houston at Louisiana Tech ESPN3.com
  7 p.m. Louisville at Kentucky ESPN3.com
  7:30 or 8 p.m. Oklahoma at Florida State ESPN or ABC / ESPN3.com
  7:30 or 8 p.m. Ohio State at Miami ESPN or ABC / ESPN3.com
  9:15 p.m. Utah at BYU ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  10:30 p.m. TBD ESPNU
  10:45 p.m. Stanford at Arizona ESPN / ESPN3.com
Thu, Sep 22 7:30 p.m. TBD ESPNU
  8 p.m. North Carolina State at Cincinnati ESPN / ESPN3.com
Fri, Sep 23 8 p.m. UCF at BYU ESPN / ESPN3.com
Sat, Sep 24 TBD Notre Dame at Pittsburgh ABC, ESPN or ESPN2 ***
  TBD LSU at West Virginia ABC, ESPN or ESPN2 ***
  TBD North Carolina at Georgia Tech ESPN Radio
  Noon TBD ABC
  Noon TBD ESPN/ ESPN3.com
  Noon TBD ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  Noon TBD ESPNU
  2 p.m. Army at Ball State ESPN3.com
  2 p.m. Ohio at Rutgers ESPN3.com
  3:30 p.m. TBD ABC * / ESPN3.com
  3:30 p.m. TBD ESPNU
  7 p.m. TBD ESPN / ESPN3.com
  7 p.m. TBD ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  7 p.m. TBD ESPNU
  7 p.m. Indiana at North Texas ESPN3.com
  8 p.m. TBD ABC
  10:15 p.m. Oregon at Arizona ESPN or ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  10:15 p.m. USC at Arizona State ESPN or ESPN2/ ESPN3.com
  10:30 p.m. TBD ESPNU
Thu, Sep 29 6 p.m. TBD ESPNU
  8 p.m. South Florida at Pittsburgh ESPN / ESPN3.com
Fri, Sep 30 8 p.m. Utah State at BYU ESPN / ESPN3.com
Sat, Oct 1 TBD Texas A&M vs. Arkansas (from Arlington) ESPN Radio
  Noon TBD ESPN / ESPN3.com
  Noon TBD ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  Noon TBD ESPNU
  1 p.m. Cincinnati at Miami (Ohio) ESPN3.com
  3:30 p.m. TBD ABC * / ESPN3.com
  3:30 p.m. TBD ESPNU
  3:30 p.m. Northern Illinois at Central Michigan ESPN3.com
  6 p.m. TBD ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  6 p.m. Duke at Florida International ESPN3.com
  7 p.m. TBD ESPNU
  7 p.m. Memphis at Middle Tennessee State ESPN3.com
  8 p.m. Notre Dame at Purdue ABC or ESPN / ESPN3.com
  8 p.m. Nebraska at Wisconsin ABC or ESPN / ESPN3.com
  9:15 p.m. Mississippi at Fresno State ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  10:30 p.m. TBD ESPNU
Thu, Oct 6 7:30 p.m. Western Kentucky at Middle Tennessee ESPNU
  9 p.m. California at Oregon ESPN / ESPN3.com
Fri, Oct 7 9 p.m. Boise State at Fresno State ESPN / ESPN3.com
Sat, Oct 8 Noon Oklahoma vs. Texas (from Dallas) ABC / ESPN Radio
  Noon TBD ESPN / ESPN3.com
  Noon TBD ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  Noon TBD ESPNU
  3:30 p.m. TBD ABC
  3:30 p.m. TBD ESPNU
  7 p.m. ** TBD ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  7 p.m. TBD ESPNU
  7:45 p.m. ** TBD ESPN / ESPN3.com
  8 p.m. ** TBD ABC
  8 p.m. ** Ohio State at Nebraska ABC, ESPN or ESPN2 ***
  10:15 p.m. TBD ESPNU
Thu, Oct 13 7:30 p.m. TBD ESPNU
  9 p.m. USC at California ESPN / ESPN3.com
Fri, Oct 14 9 p.m. Hawaii at San Jose State ESPN / ESPN3.com
Sat, Oct 15 TBD LSU at Tennessee ESPN Radio
  Noon TBD ESPN / ESPN3.com
  Noon TBD ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  Noon TBD ESPNU
  3:30 p.m. TBD ABC * / ESPN3.com
  3:30 p.m. TBD ESPNU
  6 p.m. TBD ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  7 p.m. TBD ESPN / ESPN3.com
  7 p.m. TBD ESPNU
  9:15 p.m. TBD ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  10:15 p.m. TBD ESPN / ESPN3.com
  10:15 p.m. TBD ESPNU
Tue, Oct 18 8 p.m. Florida International at Arkansas State ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
Thu, Oct 20 7:30 p.m. TBD ESPNU
  9 p.m. UCLA at Arizona ESPN / ESPN3.com
Fri, Oct 21 8 p.m. Rutgers at Louisville ESPN or ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  8 p.m. West Virginia at Syracuse ESPN or ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
Sat, Oct 22 TBD Boston College at Virginia Tech ESPN Radio
  Noon TBD ESPN / ESPN3.com
  Noon TBD ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  Noon TBD ESPNU
  3:30 p.m. Nebraska at Minnesota ABC *
  3:30 p.m. TBD ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  3:30 p.m. TBD ESPNU
  7 p.m. ** TBD ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  7 p.m. TBD ESPNU
  7:45 p.m. ** TBD ESPN / ESPN3.com
  8 p.m. ** TBD ABC
  8 p.m. ** Wisconsin at Michigan State ABC, ESPN or ESPN2 ***
  8 p.m. ** Washington at Stanford ABC, ESPN or ESPN2 ***
  10:30 p.m. TBD ESPNU
Tue, Oct 25 8 p.m. Troy at Florida International ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
Wed, Oct 26 8 p.m. Connecticut at Pittsburgh ESPN / ESPN3.com
Thu, Oct 27 8 p.m. Virginia at Miami ESPN / ESPN3.com
Fri, Oct 28 5 p.m. TBD ESPNU
  8 p.m. BYU vs. TCU (from Arlington) ESPN / ESPN3.com
Sat, Oct 29 TBD Georgia vs. Florida (from Jacksonville) ESPN Radio
  Noon TBD ESPN / ESPN3.com
  Noon TBD ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  Noon TBD ESPNU
  3:30 p.m. TBD ABC * / ESPN3.com
  3:30 p.m. TBD ESPN / ESPN3.com
  3:30 p.m. TBD ESPNU
  7 p.m. ** TBD ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  7 p.m. TBD ESPNU
  7:45 p.m. ** TBD ESPN / ESPN3.com
  8 p.m. Stanford at USC ABC
  8 p.m. ** Wisconsin at Ohio State ABC, ESPN or ESPN2 ***
  10:30 p.m. TBD ESPNU
Tue, Nov 1 7 p.m. Northern Illinois at Toledo ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
Wed, Nov 2 8 p.m. Temple at Ohio ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
Thu, Nov 3 7:30 p.m. Akron at Miami (Ohio) ESPNU
  8 p.m. Florida State at Boston College ESPN / ESPN3.com
Fri, Nov 4 6 p.m. Central Michigan at Kent State ESPNU
  9 p.m. USC at Colorado ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
Sat, Nov 5 TBD South Carolina at Arkansas ESPN Radio
  TBD Oregon at Washington ESPN Radio
  Noon TBD ESPN / ESPN3.com
  Noon TBD ESPNU
  3:30 p.m. TBD ABC * / ESPN3.com
  3:30 p.m. TBD ESPNU
  7 p.m. TBD ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  7 p.m. TBD ESPNU
  7:45 p.m. TBD ESPN / ESPN3.com
  8 p.m. TBD ABC
  10:30 p.m. TBD ESPNU
Tue, Nov 8 8 p.m. Northern Illinois at Bowling Green ESPN2 or ESPNU ***
  8 p.m. Western Michigan at Toledo ESPN2 or ESPNU ***
Wed, Nov 9 8 p.m. Miami (Ohio) at Temple ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
Thu, Nov 10 7:30 p.m. Ohio at Central Michigan ESPNU
  8 p.m. Virginia Tech at Georgia Tech ESPN / ESPN3.com / ESPN Radio
Fri, Nov 11 8 p.m. South Florida at Syracuse ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
Sat, Nov 12 TBD Miami at Florida State ESPN Radio
  TBD Auburn at Georgia ESPN Radio
  Noon TBD ESPN / ESPN3.com
  Noon TBD ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  Noon TBD ESPNU
  3:30 p.m. TBD ABC * / ESPN3.com
  3:30 p.m. TBD ESPNU
  7 p.m. TBD ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  7 p.m. TBD ESPNU
  7:45 p.m. TBD ESPN / ESPN3.com
  8 p.m. TBD ABC
  10:15 p.m. TBD ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  10:30 p.m. TBD ESPNU
Tue, Nov 15 8 p.m. Ball State at Northern Illinois ESPNU
Wed, Nov 16 8 p.m. Western Michigan at Miami (Ohio) ESPN2 or ESPNU ***
  8 p.m. Ohio at Bowling Green ESPN2 or ESPNU ***
Thu, Nov 17 8 p.m. North Carolina at Virginia Tech ESPN / ESPN3.com / ESPN Radio
Fri, Nov 18 8 p.m. Toledo at Central Michigan ESPNU
  9 p.m. Oklahoma State at Iowa State ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
Sat, Nov 19 TBD Nebraska at Michigan ESPN Radio
  TBD Arkansas State at Middle Tennessee State ESPN3.com
  Noon TBD ESPN / ESPN3.com
  Noon TBD ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  Noon TBD ESPNU
  1 p.m. Army at Temple ESPN3.com
  3:30 p.m. TBD ABC * / ESPN3.com
  3:30 p.m. TBD ESPNU
  7 p.m. TBD ESPN / ESPN3.com
  7 p.m. TBD ESPNU
  7:30 p.m. TBD ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  8 p.m. USC at Oregon ABC
  10:15 p.m. TBD ESPNU
Tue, Nov 22 7 p.m. Miami (Ohio) at Ohio ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
Thu, Nov 24 4 p.m. TBD ESPNU
  8 p.m. Texas at Texas A&M ESPN / ESPN3.com
Fri, Nov 25 TBD Pittsburgh at West Virginia ABC, ESPN or ESPN2 ***
  TBD Louisville at South Florida ABC, ESPN or ESPN2 ***
  11 a.m. TBD ESPN / ESPN3.com
  11 a.m. TBD ESPNU
  Noon Iowa at Nebraska ABC *
  1 p.m. TBD ESPN3.com
  3:30 p.m. Boston College at Miami ABC
  7 p.m. TBD ESPN / ESPN3.com
  10:15 p.m. California at Arizona State ESPN / ESPN3.com
Sat, Nov 26 TBD Florida State at Florida ESPN Radio
  TBD Oregon State at Oregon ESPN Radio
  Noon TBD ABC
  Noon TBD ESPN / ESPN3.com
  Noon TBD ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  Noon TBD ESPNU
  3:30 p.m. TBD ABC
  3:30 p.m. TBD ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  3:30 p.m. TBD ESPNU
  7 p.m. ** TBD ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  7 p.m. TBD ESPNU
  7:45 p.m. ** TBD ESPN / ESPN3.com
  8 p.m. ** TBD ABC
  8 p.m. ** Notre Dame at Stanford ABC, ESPN or ESPN2 ***
Thu, Dec 1 8 p.m. West Virginia at South Florida ESPN / ESPN3.com
Fri, Dec 2 7 p.m. MAC Championship Game ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
Sat, Dec 3 TBD Connecticut at Cincinnati ABC, ESPN or ESPN2 ***
  TBD Syracuse at Pittsburgh ABC, ESPN or ESPN2 ***
  Noon TBD ESPN / ESPN3.com
  Noon TBD ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  3:30 p.m. or 8 p.m. Oklahoma at Oklahoma State ABC
  3:30 p.m. or 8 p.m. Texas at Baylor ABC
  7:30 p.m. BYU at Hawaii ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
  8 p.m. ACC Football Championship Game (from Charlotte) ESPN / ESPN3.com / ESPN Radio

* Part of reverse mirror in which ABC’s split national telecast is televised regionally on ESPN or ESPN2 and ESPN3.com to markets receiving another game on ABC
** Game will be televised at 8 p.m. on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2; If on ABC, to be determined game on ESPN will begin at 7:45 p.m. and ESPN2 at 7 p.m.
*** Game on ESPN or ESPN2 will be simulcast on ESPN3.com

2011 COLLEGE FOOTBALL POSTSEASON SCHEDULE

Bowl Championship Series

Mon, Jan 2 5 p.m. Rose Bowl
ESPN / ESPN3.com / ESPN Radio
Tue, Jan 3 8:30 p.m. Sugar Bowl ESPN / ESPN3.com / ESPN Radio
Wed, Jan 4 8:30 p.m. Orange Bowl ESPN / ESPN3.com / ESPN Radio
Thu, Jan 5 8:30 p.m. Fiesta Bowl ESPN / ESPN3.com / ESPN Radio
Mon, Jan 9 8:30 p.m. BCS National Championship ESPN / ESPN3.com / ESPN Radio

Additional Postseason Games

Date Time (ET) Game Network
Sat, Dec 17 2 p.m. New Mexico Bowl ESPN / ESPN3.com / ESPN Radio
  5:30 p.m. Humanitarian Bowl ESPN / ESPN3.com / ESPN Radio
  9 p.m. New Orleans Bowl ESPN / ESPN3.com / ESPN Radio
Tue, Dec 20 8 p.m. St. Petersburg Bowl
ESPN / ESPN3.com / ESPN Radio
Wed, Dec 21 8 p.m. Poinsettia Bowl ESPN / ESPN3.com / ESPN Radio
Thu, Dec 22 8 p.m. Las Vegas Bowl
ESPN / ESPN3.com
Sat, Dec 24 8 p.m. Hawaii Bowl ESPN / ESPN3.com / ESPN Radio
Mon, Dec 26 5 p.m. Independence Bowl ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
Tue, Dec 27 4:30 p.m. Little Caesars Bowl ESPN / ESPN3.com
  8 p.m. Belk Bowl ESPN / ESPN3.com
Wed, Dec 28 4:30 p.m. Military Bowl ESPN / ESPN3.com
  8 p.m. Holiday Bowl ESPN / ESPN3.com / ESPN Radio
Thu, Dec 29 5:30 p.m. Champs Sports Bowl ESPN / ESPN3.com / ESPN Radio
  9 p.m. Alamo Bowl ESPN / ESPN3.com / ESPN Radio
Fri, Dec 30 Noon Armed Forces Bowl ESPN / ESPN3.com / ESPN Radio
  3:20 p.m. Pinstripe Bowl ESPN / ESPN3.com / ESPN Radio
  6:40 p.m. Music City Bowl ESPN / ESPN3.com
  10 p.m. Insight Bowl ESPN / ESPN3.com / ESPN Radio
Sat, Dec 31 Noon Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas ESPN / ESPN3.com / ESPN Radio
  3:30 p.m. Liberty Bowl ABC / ESPN Radio
  3:30 p.m. Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl ESPN / ESPN3.com
  7:30 p.m. Chick-fil-A Bowl ESPN / ESPN3.com / ESPN Radio
Mon, Jan 2 Noon TicketCity Bowl ESPNU
  1 p.m. Outback Bowl ABC / ESPN Radio
  1 p.m. Capital One Bowl ESPN / ESPN3.com / ESPN Radio
  1 p.m. Gator Bowl ESPN2 / ESPN3.com
Sat, Jan 7 1 p.m. BBVA Compass Bowl ESPN / ESPN3.com / ESPN Radio
Sun, Jan 8 9 p.m. GoDaddy.com Bowl ESPN / ESPN3.com

I told you this was long.

Ken Fang

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Ken has been covering the sports media in earnest at his own site, Fang's Bites since May 2007 and at Awful Announcing since March 2013. He provides a unique perspective having been an award-winning radio news reporter in Providence and having worked in local television. Fang celebrates the three Boston Red Sox World Championships in the 21st Century, but continues to be a long-suffering Cleveland Browns fan.

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