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College Football Games on TV Today (Saturday, Oct. 17)

There are 24 games involving FBS teams on tap for Saturday

Week 7 of the 2020 college football season features plenty of options on Saturday, Oct. 17. Even though six games were postponed due to COVID-19 concerns, the schedule doesn't lack for intriguing matchups. Conference play is prevalent across the country and the biggest game of the season thus far will take place in primetime.

 

So if you're wondering "What college football games are on today?" know this: There are 24 involving FBS teams scheduled for today, Saturday, Oct. 17.

 

Note: All times are ET.

 

Best College Football Games on TV Today

 

Kentucky at No. 18 Tennessee, 12 p.m. on SEC Network

Tennessee has dominated this border battle throughout its history (81-25-9) and comes into this year's edition ranked, although reeling a bit after getting demolished by Georgia last week. Kentucky is fresh off of its first win of the season and now would love to get its first victory in Knoxville in nearly 40 years (1984).

 

Louisville at No. 4 Notre Dame, 2:30 p.m. on NBC

Offensively, Louisville can hang with pretty much any team in the country, but its defense can't stop anyone right now either. That's not a good sign going into Notre Dame Stadium to face an undefeated Fighting Irish team that's scoring more than 40 points per game and giving up just 13.

 

UCF at Memphis, 3:30 p.m. on ABC

These two teams are responsible for the last three American Athletic Conference titles (UCF in 2017, '18; Memphis in '19) but both need a win to stay close to the current pacesetters. Putting up points should not be a problem for these two explosive offenses.

 

Ole Miss at Arkansas, 3:30 p.m. on SEC Network

Ole Miss put up 48 points and 647 yards on Alabama and still lost by 15 last week. Arkansas nearly pulled off a second straight upset (and many think it should have) in a close loss to Auburn. Lane Kiffin's Rebels know these Razorbacks can't be taken lightly.

 

No. 11 Texas A&M at Mississippi State, 4 p.m. on ESPN

Texas A&M pulled off the big upset of Florida and now gets a Mississippi State team that's lost two in a row since knocking off LSU. Has the SEC already solved Mike Leach's Air Raid? And are the Aggies the team that beat the Gators or the one that got routed by Alabama?

 

No. 3 Georgia at No. 2 Alabama, 8 p.m. on CBS

This is your classic offense vs. defense matchup. Can the Bulldogs' stout D tame the Crimson Tide's explosive attack? This could be an SEC Championship Game preview and carries College Football Playoff implications as well. And of course, the most pressing question headed into this game is... will Nick Saban be on the sideline?

 

No. 5 North Carolina at Florida State, 7:30 p.m. on ABC

North Carolina is looking for its first start 4-0 start since 1997 while Florida State is trying to avoid its worst five-game start since 1975. Something's gotta give in Tallahassee.

 

Other NCAAF Games on TV Today

 

 

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