The 2023 NFL season is about to begin, but that’s not the only form of football that’s back. College football is in full swing for the fall season after kicking off last weekend with 10 games. Week 1 begins Thursday night with 11 more games,
featuring Nebraska at Minnesota and Florida visiting No. 14 Utah. The action will continue through the weekend as No. 21 North Carolina faces South Carolina, No. 5 LSU plays No. 8 Florida State and No. 9 Clemson takes on Duke — and that’s just a few of the big games happening.
So are you ready to watch some football? Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch Week 1 of the 2023 NCAA college football season, from Thursday, Aug. 31 through next Monday, Sept. 4.
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Date Matchup Time (Eastern) TV Channel Thursday, Sept. 7 Louisville vs. Murray State football 7:30 p.m. ACC Network Saturday, Sept. 9 Wake Forest vs. Vanderbilt 11 a.m. ACC Network Army vs. Delaware State 12 p.m. CBSSN Colorado football vs. Nebraska 12 p.m. FOX Georgia football vs. Ball State 12 p.m. SEC Network Ohio State football vs. Youngstown State 12 p.m. Big Ten Network Penn State football vs. Delaware 12 p.m. Peacock Virginia Tech vs. Purdue football 12 p.m. ESPN2 Baylor vs. No. 12 Utah football 12 p.m. ESPN NC State vs. Notre Dame football 12 p.m. ABC Boston College vs. Holy Cross 12 p.m. ESPN+/ACCN+ Virginia vs. James Madison 12 p.m. ESPNU No. 15 Kansas State vs. Troy 12 p.m. FS1 Georgetown vs. Sacred Heart 12:30 p.m. ESPN+ Georgia Tech vs. South Carolina State 1 p.m. ESPN+/ACCNX Presbyterian vs. Virginia Lynchburg 1 p.m. ESPN+ Central Michigan vs. New Hampshire 1:30 p.m. ESPN+ Bowling Green vs. Eastern Illinois 2 p.m. ESPN+ South Dakota vs. St. Thomas (Minn.) 2 p.m. ESPN+ No. 25 Clemson vs. Charleston Southern 2:15 p.m. ACC Network Western Carolina vs. Samford 2:30 p.m. ESPN+ Kentucky vs. Eastern Kentucky 3 p.m. ESPN+/SECN+ BYU vs. Southern Utah 3 p.m. ESPN+ The Citadel vs. Campbell 3 p.m. ESPN+ Iowa State vs. Iowa 3:30 p.m. FOX Miami (Fla.) vs. No. 23 Texas A&M 3:30 p.m. ABC No. 2 Michigan vs. UNLV 3:30 p.m. CBS Michigan State vs. Richmond 3:30 p.m. Big Ten Network Northwestern vs. UTEP 3:30 p.m. Big Ten Network No. 24 Tulane vs. No. 20 Ole Miss 3:30 p.m. ESPN2 UMass vs. Miami (Ohio) 3:30 p.m. ESPN+ UTSA vs. Texas State 3:30 p.m. ESPN+ Navy vs. Wagner 3:30 p.m. CBSSN Northern Illinois vs. Southern Illinois 3:30 p.m. ESPN+ Toledo vs. Texas Southern 3:30 p.m. ESPN+ Syracuse vs. Western Michigan 3:30 p.m. ESPN+/ACCNX North Dakota State vs. Maine 3:30 p.m. ESPN+ Arkansas vs. Kent State 4 p.m. SEC Network East Carolina vs. Marshall 4 p.m. ESPNU Wyoming vs. Portland State 4 p.m. Mountain West Network San Jose State vs. Cal Poly 4 p.m. NBC Sports Bay Area Western Illinois vs. Illinois State 4 p.m. ESPN+ North Dakota vs. Northern Arizona 4 p.m. ESPN+ Northern Colorado vs. UIW 4 p.m. ESPN+ No. 8 Washington vs. Tulsa 5 p.m. Pac-12 Network South Alabama vs. SE Louisiana 5 p.m. ESPN+ No. 9 Tennessee vs. Austin Peay 5 p.m. ESPN+/SECN+ UNI vs. Weber State 5 p.m. ESPN+ No. 17 North Carolina vs. Appalachian State 5:15 p.m. ACC Network East Tennessee State vs. Carson-Newman 5:30 p.m. ESPN+ Liberty vs. New Mexico State 6 p.m. ESPN+ Old Dominion vs. Louisiana 6 p.m. ESPN+ No. 21 Duke vs. Lafayette 6 p.m. ESPN+/ACCNX No. 18 Oklahoma vs. SMU 6 p.m. ESPN+ West Virginia vs. Duquesne 6 p.m. ESPN+ Georgia Southern vs. UAB 6 p.m. ESPN+ Florida Atlantic vs. Ohio 6 p.m. ESPN+ Akron vs. Morgan State 6 p.m. ESPN+ Buffalo vs. Fordham 6 p.m. ESPN+ Bryant vs. Long Island 6 p.m. ESPN+ Robert Morris vs. St. Francis (PA) 6 p.m. ESPN+ Bucknell vs. VMI 6 p.m. ESPN+ Gardner-Webb vs. Elon 6 p.m. ESPN+ Chattanooga vs. Kennesaw State 6 p.m. ESPN+ Florida International vs. North Texas 6:30 p.m. ESPN+ Pitt vs. Cincinnati 6:30 p.m. CW Network No. 3 Alabama vs. No. 11 Texas 7 p.m. ESPN Coastal Carolina vs. Jacksonville State 7 p.m. ESPN+ Georgia State vs. UConn 7 p.m. ESPN+ Louisiana Tech vs. Northwestern State 7 p.m. ESPN+ Missouri vs. Middle Tennessee 7 p.m. ESPN+/SECN+ Western Kentucky vs. Houston Christian 7 p.m. ESPN+ Texas Tech vs. No. 13 Oregon 7 p.m. FOX Boise State vs. UCF 7 p.m. FS1 Rice vs. Houston 7 p.m. NFL Network South Florida vs. Florida A&M 7 p.m. ESPN+ Arkansas State vs. Memphis 7 p.m. ESPN+ Nevada vs. Idaho 7 p.m. NSN/Mountain West Network Stephen F. Austin vs. Alcorn State 7 p.m. ESPN+ Southern vs. Jackson State 7 p.m. ESPN+ Central Arkansas vs. Texas College 7 p.m. ESPN+ Tarleton State vs. North Alabama 7 p.m. ESPN+ South Dakota State vs. Montana State 7 p.m. ESPN+ UT Martin vs. Missouri State 7 p.m. ESPN+ Southeast Missouri State vs. Lindenwood 7 p.m. ESPN+ Drake vs. Northwestern (Iowa) 7 p.m. ESPN+ Mercer vs. Morehead State 7 p.m. ESPN+ Stetson vs. Webber International 7 p.m. ESPN+ Florida vs. McNeese 7:30 p.m. ESPNU No. 14 LSU vs. Grambling 7:30 p.m. ESPN+/SECN+ Maryland vs. Charlotte 7:30 p.m. NBC Minnesota vs. Eastern Michigan 7:30 p.m. Big Ten Network Mississippi State vs. Arizona 7:30 p.m. SEC Network Rutgers vs. Temple 7:30 p.m. Big Ten Network South Carolina vs. Furman 7:30 p.m. ESPN+/SECN+ Washington State vs. No. 19 Wisconsin 7:30 p.m. ABC San Diego State vs. UCLA 7:30 p.m. CBS Sam Houston vs. Air Force (NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas) 8 p.m. CBSSN TCU vs. Nicholls 8 p.m. ESPN+ UL Monroe vs. Lamar 8 p.m. ESPN+ New Mexico vs. Tennessee Tech 8 p.m. Mountain West Network No. 4 Florida State vs. Southern Miss 8:30 p.m. ACC Network No. 16 Oregon State vs. UC Davis 9 p.m. Pac-12 Network Utah Tech vs. Montana 9 p.m. ESPN+ Fresno State vs. Eastern Washington 9 p.m. UniMás/Mountain West Network Sacramento State vs. Texas A&M-Commerce 10 p.m. ESPN+ No. 6 USC vs. Stanford 10:30 p.m. FOX Cal vs. Auburn 10:30 p.m. ESPN Arizona State vs. Oklahoma State 10:30 p.m. FS1 Hawai'i football vs. Albany PPV 12 a.m. Spectrum Sports PPV