College Football Games on TV Today (Saturday, Oct. 19)

Get ready for 55 games on Saturday

Conference action is set to really heat up in Week 8 of the college football season with a full slate of important games on Saturday, Oct. 19. Will another of the remaining undefeated teams fall just like last weekend? And will the saying "records don't matter" hold true when it comes to some of the rivalry games on tap?

 

So if you're wondering "What college football games are on today?" know this: There are 55 involving FBS teams scheduled for today, Saturday, Oct. 19.

 

Note: Games are ordered by start time. All times are ET.

 

Best College Football Games on TV Today

 

Florida at South Carolina, 12 p.m. on ESPN

The Gators put up a fight but came up short in Baton Rouge against undefeated LSU last week. The Gamecocks knocked Georgia from the undefeated ranks with a thrilling, double-overtime win in Athens. Can South Carolina make it two upsets of a top-10 team in a row?

 

LSU at Mississippi State, 3:30 p.m. on CBS

The Tigers keep piling up the points and winning games. The Bulldogs are having trouble doing either. But Mississippi State dominated LSU the last time these SEC West rivals played in Starkville (2017). Will the SEC play host to another massive upset

 

Oregon at Washington, 3:30 p.m. on ABC

The Ducks could be the Pac-12's best (and only?) shot at making the College Football Playoff but the Huskies aren't going to go down without a fight. These two teams really don't like each other and needed overtime to decide things last season.

 

Baylor at Oklahoma State, 4 p.m. on FOX

The Bears are tied with Oklahoma atop the Big 12 standings and one of the few undefeated teams left standing. The Cowboys can't afford another conference loss if they want any shot at playing for the tile. Baylor has won four of the past five meetings with Oklahoma State's victory in that span coming in Stillwater two years ago.

 

Arizona State at Utah, 6 p.m. on Pac-12 Networks

The Sun Devils and Utes are part of a four-team logjam atop the Pac-12 South standings. Arizona State has dominated this series and is 3-1 in Salt Lake City since Utah joined the Pac-12. The winner of this game gets to stay in the College Football Playoff conversation for another week.

 

Tulane at Memphis, 7 p.m. on ESPN2

Don't sleep on this matchup. These two teams are a combined 10-2 on the season and as much of a threat to win the American Athletic Conference as anyone else. Both teams are well-coached and can put up points. This should be an entertaining game in the Liberty Bowl.

 

Michigan at Penn State, 7:30 p.m. on ABC

The winner of this game claims second place in the Big Ten East standing and sets the stage for a future showdown with Ohio State. The Nittany Lions are undefeated and have throttled their first three conference opponents. The Wolverines have quietly gone about their business and could really make a statement with a win in Happy Valley. Jim Harbaugh is 3-1 against James Franklin during their Big Ten tenures.

 

Tennessee at Alabama, 9 p.m. on ESPN

The Crimson Tide have beaten the Volunteers 12 straight years. But Tennessee is coming off a nice win at home over Mississippi State and this rivalry is called "Third Saturday in October" for some reason other than just the timing, right?

 

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