It's not your typical "Friday Night Lights" on the college gridiron on Dec. 11. There are three games on tap, but one has the visiting team playing in their own stadium and another takes place in Las Vegas because the host has been kicked out of their own county due to COVID-19 regulations. In between these games, there's a rivalry game for state bragging rights.
So if you're wondering "What college football games are on today?" know this: There are three involving FBS teams scheduled for today, Friday, Dec. 11.
Note: All times are ET.
College Football Games on TV Today
North Texas vs. UTEP, 6 p.m. on ESPN3
It's been more than a month since UTEP has played because of COVID-related cancellations and even though this is technically a home game for the Miners, it's being played in North Texas' stadium. The Mean Green have lost two in a row but has beaten UTEP three straight times.
Arizona State at Arizona, 7 p.m. on ESPN
The Territorial Cup is on the line Friday night in Tucson but that's not all. Both Arizona State and Arizona enter this game winless, as the Sun Devils have played just twice because of a COVID-19 outbreak within their program while the Wildcats are 0-4 and have been outscored by 49 points on the season. Arizona State also is looking to make it four in a row over Arizona, which would be its longest streak since 1975-78.
Nevada vs. San Jose State (Las Vegas), 10 p.m. on CBSSN
It's somewhat fitting that this game will be played in Las Vegas (because of Santa Clara County's ban on contact sports), since Nevada and San Jose State are practically playing for a spot in the Mountain West Conference Football Championship Game. The Spartans are undefeated and in the driver's seat right now, but the Wolf Pack have slightly better numbers on offense and aren't ready to concede anything.
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