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Your Week 2 College Football TV Schedule

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The Georgia Bulldogs don't play this weekend.... which to be honest is kind of a let down after the insanely awesome events of this past Saturday.  To be honest, I generally think of a weekend without Georgia football as a weekend without football, full stop.  However, since many of you out there like to observe non-Bulldog collegiate sports as well, here are your television options for the coming weekend in college football:


Choices are awfully slim on this second Thursday night of the football season.  Your only option here is the Arizona Wildcats and the UT-San Antonio Roadrunners (FS1).  Unless you're an alum of one or the other (or are still starved for MOAR COLLEGE FOOTBALL!!!),  you might want to make other plans.


Friday gets a little bit better with a pair of games on tap.  In the early contest, the Pitt Panthers will be taking on the Boston College Eagles (ESPN).  Later action will be the Washington State Cougars and the Nevada Wolfpack (ESPN).  Its hard to go wrong with Mike Leach late on a Friday night.


While there are a bevy of noon games on Saturday, there are really only a few that are potentially worth your time. The #4 Oklahoma Sooners will take on the Tulsa Golden Hurricane in an in-state match-up (ESPN2) and the Florida Atlantic Owls plan to put significant pressure on the #2 Alabama Crimson Tide (SECN).  But for my money, your best bet is the Penn State Nittany Lions facing off against the Akron Zips (ABC)... if for no other reason than the absolutely thrilling possibility of some sort of shenanigans between James Franklin and Terry Bowden.


Midday is when the real fun gets started as the Ohio Bobcats see if what the Kentucky Wildcats did last weekend was just a fluke (ESPNU) and the Tulane Green Wave attempt to hand the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets their first loss of the season (ESPNNews).  One might even be convinced to see if the #15 Ole Miss Rebels can better the Temple Owls' performance against the Vanderbilt Commodores (ESPN).  But most folks (yourself likely included) will be tuning in to see the #14 USC Trojans against the #13 Stanford Cardinal (ABC).


The evening presents a still more respectable slate of games with the #7 Michigan State Spartans testing the #3 Oregon Ducks (FOX), the East Carolina Pirates attempting to further expose the #21 South Carolina Gamecocks (ESPNU), and the Fightin' Michigan Wolverines taking on the #16 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (a team which, despite what Lou Holtz will slobber at you, is highly overrated... as usual) on NBC.  The most interesting game of the night, however, may very well be the #8 Ohio State Buckeyes trying to prove themselves as they host the Virginia Tech Hokies (ESPN)


Our late night selections turn once again slim with nary a game to really recommend.  But since I'm contractually obligated to do so... lets go with the Air Force Falcons and Wyoming Cowboys (ESPNU)... that one should at least have some scoring.

That's it for now folks.  Until next time (when hopefully there are some better games!)...