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Your Week 3 College Football TV Schedule

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Scott Halleran


The Dawgs are back in action this weekend and I can't wait to see just a whole bunch of this:


As much as I'm looking forward to the triumphant return of your Georgia Bulldogs against the South Carolina Gamecocks, there are several games this weekend that should keep you intrigued and interested.  So let's get started!


This week's Thursday night slate is a pretty respectable evening of football.  You can start the evening by watching the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs and the North Texas Mean Green (CBSSN).  But the real action starts at 9:00 when the Houston Cougars and the #25 BYU Cougars face off in what promises to be a game of numerous touchdowns... and numerous cougars (ESPN)


Friday evening the hits just keep coming with an in-state battle between the Toledo Rockets and the Cincinnati Bearcats (ESPNU).  Then at 8:00, the #8 Baylor Bears will attempt to mercilessly run up the score against the Buffalo Bulls (ESPN) who, I'm guessing, are really missing Kahlil Mack right about now.


The early set of games being brought to us this week are, as usual for this time in the season, kind of crappy.  You do have the opportunity to watch the #17 Virginia Tech Hokies try out that fancy new Top 25 ranking against the East Carolina Pirates (ESPN).  There's also the #20 Missouri Tigers hosting their first legitimate competition of the season in the UCF Knights (SECNetwork).  But if you're like me (and you live in the Southeast), I suggest you tune in to the Georgia Southern Eagles handing the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets their first loss of the season in what I'm lovingly referring to as "OptionFest 2014" (Fox Sports Regional).


Its almost as if the football gods wanted every eye in America to turn to Columbia, South Carolina to see your #6 Georgia Bulldogs dismantle the #24 South Carolina Gamecocks (CBS).  There is very little else to watch unless you're into the Illinois Fighting Illini and the Washington Huskies (FOX) or the Texas Tech Red Raiders and Arkansas Razorbacks (ABC) ...

Like I said, it'd be best to settle down and turn on the dulcet tones of Dumb and Dumber Gary and Uncle Verne.


Saturday's night games offer several options only one of which is truly interesting.  NBC has been kind enough to line up another Big 10 patsy for the #11 Notre Dame Fighting Irish to destroy (as all the graduates of the aforementioned Big 10 patsy in the sports media "ooooh" and "ahhhhh" about how this means Notre Dame is awesome this year... again).  You have the Rice Owls taking a loss to the #7 Texas A&M Aggies (ESPN2) and the #4 Oklahoma Sooners reminding the Tennessee Volunteers that they're still rebuilding (ABC).  But the game I have marked on my calendar is the Florida Gators and the Kentucky Wildcats (SECNetwork) which promises to be as much fun as you can have this side of an old-fashioned tickle pile.


Our late game choices this week are slim but should be intriguing nonetheless.  While many may tune in to see the #16 Arizona State Sun Devils beat the Colorado Buffaloes, I'll be checking out whether Bo Pelini drives his career into the ground as the Nebraska Cornhuskers visit the 0-2 Fresno State Bulldogs.  If it weren't for my intense and burning hatred for Steve Detwiler, I might actually root for Fresno State just to watch Bo's head explode.

That's all for this week folks. Until next time...