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College Football Season Starts Tonight--Here's Your TV Schedule

It’s finally here. And not a moment too soon. If you’re looking for something else to watch after most of the recognizable names on the back of the Browns jerseys are long gone, there are a few notable games tonight.


ESPN has the UNLV-Wisconsin game to get your first Big Ten look at the Badgers’ new QB Russell Wilson, the Murray State-Louisville game is a nice appetizer starting at 6PM on ESPNU and Fox Sports will carry the Mississippi State-Memphis game, which there are reports that up to 10 MSU players out of uniform due to upcoming suspensions.


Here is the full slate Thursday night (with the entire weekend on


6:00 PM ET Murray State at Louisville ESPNU
↵7:00 PM ET SC State at ⇥Central Mich TBA
↵7:00 PM ET North Texas at FIU ESPN3
↵7:00 PM ET Villanova at Temple ESPN3
↵7:00 PM ET New Hampshire at Toledo TBA
↵7:30 PM ET Fordham at Connecticut ESPN3
↵7:30 PM ET Western Carolina at Georgia Tech ESPN3
↵7:30 PM ET NC Central at Rutgers ESPN3
↵8:00 PM ET 20 Miss State at Memphis ⇥FSN
↵8:00 PM ET Wake Forest at Syracuse ESPN3
↵8:00 PM ET Montana State at Utah KJZZ, Max Media
↵8:00 PM ET UNLV at 11 Wisconsin ESPN
↵9:00 PM ET Bowling Green at Idaho TBA
↵9:15 PM ET Western Ky vs. Kentucky (in Nashville, TN)⇥ESPN U

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