Week 1 college football schedule: How to watch all 84 FBS games

Here are the TV times, networks and streaming opportunities for all FBS games Wednesday-Monday. All times are EDT.

After the chaotic pandemic-driven 2020 college football season, a greater degree of normalcy has returned to the game. That includes fuller schedules each weekend. Last year’s Week 1 schedule of 84 games is up from last year’s Week 1 total of nine.

Week 1 features 20 games that feature Top 25 teams, including five head-to-head matchups: No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 14 Miami at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, No. 3 Clemson vs. No. 5 Georgia, No. 19 Penn State at No. 12 Wisconsin, No. 17 Indiana at No. 18 Iowa and No. 23 Louisiana-Lafayette at No. 21 Texas.

Inspired by last year, though, we’ll keep for a while longer the caveat that all games are subject to change as the pandemic lingers.

Time, Teams, Network

» Wednesday, Sept. 1

7:30 p.m., Alabama-Birmingham vs. Jacksonville State (Montgomery), ESPN

» Thursday, Sept. 2

7 p.m., Boise State at Central Florida, ESPN

7 p.m., Long Island at Florida International, ESPN3

7 p.m., The Citadel at No. 22 Coastal Carolina, ESPN-Plus

7 p.m., Wagner at Buffalo, ESPN3

7 p.m., Western Illinois at Ball State, ESPN-Plus

7:30 p.m., Appalachian State vs. East Carolina (Charlotte), ESPNU

7:30 p.m., California-Davis at Tulsa, ESPN-Plus

7:30 p.m., South Florida at N.C. State, ACC Network

7:30 p.m., Weber State at No. 24 Utah, Pac-12 Networks

8 p.m., Bowling Green at Tennessee, SEC Network

8 p.m., Houston Baptist at New Mexico, Mountain West Network

8 p.m., No. 4 Ohio State at Minnesota, Fox

8 p.m., Tennessee-Martin at Western Kentucky, ESPN-Plus

10 p.m., Eastern Washington at Nevada-Las Vegas, Stadium

10:30 p.m., Southern Utah at No. 25 Arizona State, Pac-12 Networks

» Friday, Sept. 3

6 p.m., No. 10 North Carolina at Virginia Tech, ESPN

7 p.m., Duke at Charlotte, CBS Sports Network

7 p.m., Old Dominion at Wake Forest, ACC Network

7 p.m., St. Francis (Pa.) at Eastern Michigan, ESPN3

8 p.m., South Dakota at Kansas, ESPN-Plus

9 p.m., Michigan State at Northwestern, ESPN

9 p.m., Northern Colorado at Colorado, Pac-12 Networks

9 p.m., South Dakota State at Colorado State, FS1

» Saturday, Sept. 4

ACC

Noon, Colgate at Boston College, ACC Network

3:30 p.m., No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 14 Miami (Mercedes-Benz Stadium), ABC (Channel 2 Action News in the Atlanta TV market)

4 p.m., Massachusetts at Pitt, ACC Network

7 p.m., Syracuse at Ohio, CBS Sports Network

7:30 p.m., No. 3 Clemson vs. No. 5 Georgia (Charlotte), ABC (Channel 2 Action News in the Atlanta TV market)

7:30 p.m., Northern Illinois at Georgia Tech, ACC Network

7:30 p.m., William and Mary at Virginia, Bally Sports Networks (Bally Sports South in the Atlanta TV market)

American Athletic

Noon, Temple at Rutgers, Big Ten Network (rescheduled from Thursday night because of flooding)

Noon, Tulane at No. 2 Oklahoma, ABC (Channel 2 Action News in the Atlanta TV market) (Note: The game was moved from New Orleans because of Hurricane Ida)

3:30 p.m., Marshall at Navy, CBS Sports Network

3:30 p.m., Miami (Ohio) at No. 8 Cincinnati, ESPN-Plus

7 p.m., Abilene Christian at SMU, ESPN-Plus

7 p.m., Nicholls at Memphis, ESPN-Plus

7 p.m., Texas Tech vs. Houston (NRG Stadium), ESPN

Big 12

Noon, Kansas State vs. Stanford (Arlington), FS1

Noon, Tulane at No. 2 Oklahoma, ABC (Channel 2 Action News in the Atlanta TV market) (Note: The game was moved from New Orleans because of Hurricane Ida)

3:30 p.m., West Virginia at Maryland, ESPN

4:30 p.m., No. 23 Louisiana-Lafayette at No. 21 Texas, Fox

4:30 p.m., Northern Iowa at No. 7 Iowa State, ESPN-Plus

7 p.m., Baylor at Texas State, ESPN-Plus

7 p.m., Missouri State at Oklahoma State, ESPN-Plus

7 p.m., Texas Tech vs. Houston (NRG Stadium), ESPN

8 p.m., Duquesne at TCU, ESPN-Plus

Big Ten

Noon, Fordham at Nebraska, Big Ten Network

Noon, No. 19 Penn State at No. 12 Wisconsin, Fox

Noon, Temple at Rutgers, Big Ten Network (rescheduled from Thursday night because of flooding)

Noon, Western Michigan at Michigan, ESPN

3:30 p.m., No. 17 Indiana at No. 18 Iowa, Big Ten Network

3:30 p.m., West Virginia at Maryland, ESPN

7 p.m., Oregon State at Purdue, FS1

7:30 p.m., Texas-San Antonio at Illinois, Big Ten Network

Conference USA

2 p.m., Rice at Arkansas, ESPN-Plus, SEC Network-Plus

3:30 p.m., Marshall at Navy, CBS Sports Network

4 p.m., Louisiana Tech at Mississippi State, ESPNU

7 p.m., Monmouth at Middle Tennessee, ESPN3

7:30 p.m., Florida Atlantic at No. 13 Florida, SEC Network

7:30 p.m., Northwestern State at North Texas, ESPN3

7:30 p.m., Texas-San Antonio at Illinois, Big Ten Network

8 p.m., Southern Mississippi at South Alabama, ESPN-Plus

9 p.m., Bethune-Cookman at Texas-El Paso, ESPN3

MAC

Noon, Western Michigan at Michigan, ESPN

3:30 p.m., Miami (Ohio) at No. 8 Cincinnati, ESPN-Plus

4 p.m., Central Michigan at Missouri, SEC Network

7 p.m., Akron at Auburn, ESPN-Plus, SEC Network-Plus

7 p.m., Norfolk State at Toledo, ESPN3

7 p.m., Syracuse at Ohio, CBS Sports Network

7:30 p.m., Northern Illinois at Georgia Tech, ACC Network

8 p.m., Kent State at No. 6 Texas A&M, ESPNU

Mountain West

2 p.m., Fresno State at No. 11 Oregon, Pac-12 Networks

2 p.m., Lafayette at Air Force, Stadium

4 p.m., Montana State at Wyoming, Mountain West Network

5 p.m., San Jose State at No. 15 Southern Cal, Pac-12 Networks

10:30 p.m., Nevada at California, FS1

10:30 p.m., New Mexico State at San Diego State, CBS Sports Network

11 p.m., Utah State at Washington State, Pac-12 Networks

Midnight, Portland State at Hawaii, Spectrum Sports (Pay-per-view)

Pac-12

Noon, Kansas State vs. Stanford (Arlington, Texas), FS1

2 p.m., Fresno State at No. 11 Oregon, Pac-12 Networks

5 p.m., San Jose State at No. 15 Southern Cal, Pac-12 Networks

7 p.m., Oregon State at Purdue, FS1

8 p.m., Montana at No. 20 Washington, Pac-12 Networks

8:30 p.m., No. 16 LSU at UCLA, Fox

10:30 p.m., Arizona vs. BYU (Las Vegas), ESPN

10:30 p.m., Nevada at California, FS1

11 p.m., Utah State at Washington State, Pac-12 Networks

SEC

Noon, Louisiana-Monroe at Kentucky, SEC Network

2 p.m., Rice at Arkansas, ESPN-Plus, SEC Network-Plus

3:30 p.m., No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 14 Miami (Mercedes-Benz Stadium), ABC (Channel 2 Action News in the Atlanta TV market)

4 p.m., Central Michigan at Missouri, SEC Network

4 p.m., Louisiana Tech at Mississippi State, ESPNU

7 p.m., Akron at Auburn, ESPN-Plus, SEC Network-Plus

7 p.m., Eastern Illinois at South Carolina, ESPN-Plus, SEC Network-Plus

7:30 p.m., No. 3 Clemson vs. No. 5 Georgia (Charlotte), ABC (Channel 2 Action News in the Atlanta TV market)

7:30 p.m., Florida Atlantic at No. 13 Florida, SEC Network

8 p.m., East Tennessee State at Vanderbilt, ESPN-Plus, SEC Network-Plus

8 p.m., Kent State at No. 6 Texas A&M, ESPNU

8:30 p.m., No. 16 LSU at UCLA, Fox

Sun Belt

Noon, Army at Georgia State, ESPNU

Noon, Louisiana-Monroe at Kentucky, SEC Network

4:30 p.m., No. 23 Louisiana-Lafayette at No. 21 Texas, Fox

6 p.m., Gardner-Webb at Georgia Southern, ESPN3

7 p.m., Baylor at Texas State, ESPN-Plus

7 p.m., Central Arkansas at Arkansas State, ESPN3

7 p.m., Southern at Troy, ESPN3

8 p.m., Southern Mississippi at South Alabama, ESPN-Plus

FBS Independents

Noon, Army at Georgia State, ESPNU

Noon, Holy Cross at Connecticut, CBS Sports Network

4 p.m., Massachusetts at Pitt, ACC Network

6 p.m., Campbell at Liberty, ESPN3

10:30 p.m., Arizona vs. BYU (Las Vegas), ESPN

10:30 p.m., New Mexico State at San Diego State, CBS Sports Network

» Sunday, Sept. 5

7:30 p.m., No. 9 Notre Dame at Florida State, ABC (Channel 2 Action News in the Atlanta TV market)

» Monday, Sept. 6

8 p.m., Louisville vs. Ole Miss (Mercedes-Benz Stadium), ESPN

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