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College Football Games on TV Today (Friday, Sept. 17)

College Football on TV Today

Week 3 of the college football season gets started with two games on Friday, Sept. 17. The first game pits a pair of teams who were once conference foes, while the second counts towards the Big Ten standings.

Related: Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 3

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

Note: All times are ET.

College Football Games on TV Today

UCF at Louisville, 7:30 p.m. on ESPN

These two teams were part of the initial American Athletic Conference lineup when it launched in 2013, and that season's encounter produced a thrilling contest. The circumstances have changed with UCF coming to Louisville looking to knock off another ACC opponent. Can the Cardinals contain UCF's high-octane offense?

Maryland at Illinois, 9 p.m. on FS1

This Big Ten crossover matchup pits a pair of teams going in opposite directions. Maryland has won two in a row while Illinois has dropped its past two after opening the season with a victory over Nebraska. Can the Illini tighten up their defense and put an end to the Terrapins' run?

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