This Week’s College Football TV Schedule and Point Spreads: Week 3 – Saturday, September 15th

We’re now in the heat of the college football season with Week 3 upon us. Alabama, once again, has shown us that they’re the team to beat this season. There aren’t that many high-profile games this week, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some games you should watch.

So settle down, relax, and get ready for  a great weekend of college football.

As always, we begin with some of the marquee games to pay attention to this week and then the entire rundown of the college football TV schedule and point spreads for Week 3.

Marquee College Football Games, Week 3

Navy at Penn State

  • Navy at Penn State Date: Saturday, September 15th
  • Navy at Penn State Kickoff Time: 3:30pm
  • Navy at Penn State TV: ABC
  • Navy at Penn State Spread: Penn State -3.5

No. 18 Florida at No. 23 Tennessee 

  • Florida at Tennessee Date: Saturday, September 15th
  • Florida at Tennessee Kickoff Time: 6pm
  • Florida at Tennessee TV: ESPN
  • Florida at Tennessee Spread: Tennessee -3

No. 2 USC at No. 21 Stanford

  • USC at Stanford Date: Saturday, September 15th
  • USC at Stanford Kickoff Time: 7:30pm
  • USC at Stanford TV: FOX
  • USC at Stanford Spread: USC -8

No. 20 Notre Dame at No. 10 Michigan State

  • Notre Dame at Michigan State Date: Saturday, September 18th
  • Notre Dame at Michigan State Kickoff Time: 8pm
  • Notre Dame at Michigan State TV: ABC
  • Notre Dame at Michigan State Spread: Michigan State -6


Complete Week 3 TV Schedule & Spreads Table

Date TeamsTimeTVSpread
Thurs. 9-13Rutgers at South Florida7:30pmESPNUSF -8
Fri. 9-14Washington State at UNLV9pmESPNWASH -10.5
Sat. 9-15Wake Forest at No. 5 Florida State12pmESPNFSU -28
Sat. 9-15California at No. 12 Ohio State12pmABCOSU -17
Sat. 9-15No. 13 Virginia Tech at Pittsburgh12pmESPN UVT -10
Sat. 9-15No. 16 TCU at Kansas12pmFXTCU -20.5
Sat. 9-15Western Michigan at Minnesota12pmBig Ten NetworkMINN -2.5
Sat. 9-15Arkansas State at Nebraska12pmESPN 2NEB -24.5
Sat. 9-15Lousiana-Lafayette at Oklahoma State12pmFSNOKS -22.5
Sat. 9-15Northern Illinois at Army12pmCBS Sports NetworkNIU -3
Sat. 9-15Charlesto Southern at Illinois12pmBig Ten NetworkNA
Sat. 9-15Bethune-Cookman at Miami (FL)12pmESPN 3NA
Sat. 9-15Eastern Michigan at Purdue12pmBig Ten NetworkPUR -24
Sat. 9-15Lousiana-Monroe at Auburn12:21pmSEC NetworkAUB -16.5
Sat. 9-15UCONN at Maryland12:30pmESPN 3NA
Sat. 9-15Tennessee Tech at No. 4 Oregon3pmPac-12 NetworkNA
Sat. 9-15Furman at No. 11 Clemson3pmESPN 3NA
Sat. 9-15No. 1 Alabama at Arkansas3:30pmCBSALB -21
Sat. 9-15Massachusetts at No. 17 Michigan3:30pmBig Ten NetworkMICH -46.5
Sat. 9-15North Carolina at No. 19 Louisville3:30pmABCNA
Sat. 9-15Virginia at Georgia Tech3:30pmESPN UGT -10.5
Sat. 9-15Boston College at Northwestern3:30pmBig Ten NetworkNW -3
Sat. 9-15Navy at Penn State3:30pmABCPENN -5.5
Sat. 9-15Morgan State at Akron3:30pmESPN 3NA
Sat. 9-15Northern Iowa at Iowa3:30pmBig Ten Network
Sat. 9-15Texas A&M at Southern Methodist3:30pmFSNA&M -13
Sat. 9-15East Carolina at Sothern Miss3:30pmCBS Sports NetworkSM -7.5
Sat. 9-15Miami (OH) at Boise State4pmNBC Sports NetworkBoise S -21
Sat. 9-15Stony Brook at Syracuse4pmESPN 3NA
Sat. 9-15Portland State at Washington4pmFXNA
Sat. 9-15Florida International at UCF4pmCSBAUCF -17.5
Sat. 9-15James Madison at No. 9 West Virginia4:30pmRSPINA
Sat. 9-15No. 18 Florida at No. 23 Tennessee6pmESPNTENN -3
Sat. 9-15South Alabama at North Carolina State6pmESPN 3NCS -31.5
Sat. 9-15UTSA at Georgia State6pmNANA
Sat. 9-15Cal Poly at Wyoming6pmNANA
Sat. 9-15Ohio at Marshall6:30pmNAOhio -6
Sat. 9-15UAB at No. 8 South Carolina7pmESPN 3SC -33.5
Sat. 9-15North Texas at No. 15 Kansas State7pmFSNKSU -28
Sat. 9-15Western Kentucky at Kentucky7pmESPN UKentucky -7
Sat. 9-15Arizona State at Missouri7pmESPN 2MISS -6.5
Sat. 9-15North Carolina Central at Duke7pmESPN 3NA
Sat. 9-15Nicholls State at Tulsa7pmNANA
Sat. 9-15Middle Tennessee at Memphis7pmESPN 3MT -3.5
Sat. 9-15Rice at Louisiana Tech7pmESPN 3LT -20.5
Sat. 9-15New Mexico at Texas Tech7pmFCSPTex Tech -33.5
Sat. 9-15Bowling Green at Toldeo7pmESPN 3Toledo -3.5
Sat. 9-15Mississippi State at Troy7pmESPN 3MISS -16
Sat. 9-15Sam Houston State at Baylor7:05pmFSCSNA
Sat. 9-15Northwestern State at Nevada7:05pmNANA
Sat. 9-15No. 2 USC at No. 21 Stanford7:30pmFOXUSC -8
Sat. 9-15Florida Atlantic at No. 7 Georgia7:30pmESPN 3GA -42.5
Sat. 9-15Idaho at No. 3 LSU8pmESPN 3LSU -42.5
Sat. 9-15No. 20 Notre Dame at No. 10 Michigan State8pmABCMSU -6
Sat. 9-15North Dakota at San Diego State8pmNANA
Sat. 9-15Colorado State at San Jose State8pmESPN 3SJS -10.5
Sat. 9-15Western Illinois at Iowa State8pmESPN 3IU -2.5
Sat. 9-15Ball State at Indiana8pmBig Ten Network
Sat. 9-15Utah State at Wisconisn8pmBig Ten NetworkWIS -14
Sat. 9-15Colorado at Fresno State8pmCBS Sports NetworkFSU -14
Sat. 9-15New Mexico State at UTEP8pmFSCSUTEP -12.5
Sat. 9-15No. 14 Texas at Ole Miss9:15pmESPNTEX -10.5
Sat. 9-15No. 25 BYU at Utah10pmESPN 2BYU -4
Sat. 9-15Houston at No. 22 UCLA10:30pmPac-12 NetworkUCLA -17
Sat. 9-15South Carolina State at No. 24 Arizona10:30pmPac-12 NetworkNA
Sun. 9-16Lamra at Hawaii12amRSRMNA


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