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College Football Games on TV Today (Saturday, Sept. 18)

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College Football on TV Today

There are plenty of intriguing games on the Saturday slate of week 3 of the college football season

Week 3 of the college football season features another packed slate of games on Saturday, Sept. 18. There are three matchups of Top 25 teams on tap along with plenty of other intriguing pairings. 

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 70 involving FBS teams scheduled for today, Saturday, Sept. 18.

Note: All times are ET.

Best College Football Games on TV Today

Nebraska at No. 3 Oklahoma, 12 p.m. on FOX

This matchup certainly doesn't have the luster it once did, but there's still plenty of history and tradition behind this meeting of former conference rivals. But in a sign of the times, Nebraska simply staying competitive against Oklahoma in Norman would be welcomed by disheartened Cornhuskers fans (and embattled head coach Scott Frost).

No. 8 Cincinnati at Indiana, 12 p.m. on ESPN

Cincinnati entered this season as the favorite to earn the Group of 5's New Year's Six bowl bid. Nothing has changed with that prediction, but the Bearcats have a chance to make a statement if they can knock off Indiana in Bloomington.

No. 15 Virginia Tech at West Virginia, 12 p.m. on FS1

It's been a few years since these former Big East rivals played, but it won't matter when these two teams get reacquainted in Morgantown.

No. 1 Alabama at No. 11 Florida, 3:30 p.m. on CBS

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Given all of the personnel departures for both teams, you can't really call this a rematch of last season's SEC Championship Game. You can, however, call this a critical crossover matchup as Alabama looks to reassert its claim as the nation's top team while Florida is hoping for a signature win at home.

South Carolina at No. 2 Georgia, 7 p.m. on ESPN

Georgia has dominated the series with South Carolina recently, but the Gamecocks did pull off the upset two seasons ago in Athens. For there to be a repeat, South Carolina's offense will have to find a way to move the ball against the Bulldogs' ferocious D.

No. 22 Auburn at No. 10 Penn State, 7:30 p.m. on ABC

There's already plenty of intrigue associated with this one, as it will be the first time these two storied programs play each other in the regular season. But then you add Penn State's defense trying to slow down an Auburn offense that's No. 1 in the nation in scoring at 61 points per game. Beaver Stadium should be electric on Saturday night.

Virginia at No. 21 North Carolina, 7:30 p.m. on ACC Network

The 127th edition of The South's Oldest Rivalry comes at a pivotal time for both teams. Virginia can establish itself as a legitimate contender in the ACC Coastal while North Carolina can't afford another divisional loss this early in the season. Cavaliers have won four in a row over the Tar Heels.

Oklahoma State at Boise State, 9 p.m. on FS1

Oklahoma State routed Boise State 44-21 in the teams' first-ever meeting in 2018, so the Broncos get another shot at the Cowboys, this time on the blue turf. Both offenses have struggled out of the gate in comparison to past seasons, so there may not be a ton of points in this one.

No. 19 Arizona State at No. 23 BYU, 10:15 p.m. on ESPN

BYU already has defeated Arizona and Utah, so can the Cougars make it a Pac-12 South trifecta? Arizona State has been able to successfully navigate plenty of off-the-field noise, but playing in Provo is never an easy task, and BYU has certainly shown it can hold its own against Pac-12 teams. 

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