College Football: ACC & Pac-12 Championship Games Highlight Schedule

ESPN-college-footballThis week’s college football schedule will be highlighted by Saturday prime time telecasts of the ACC and Pac-12 championship games, both with BCS implications. ABC’s Saturday Night Football Presented by Windows will showcase No. 1 Florida State against No. 20 Duke in the Dr Pepper ACC Championship Game on December 7 at 8 p.m. ET. ESPN will carry the Pac-12 Championship Game Presented by Dr Pepper matching No. 7 Stanford against No. 11 Arizona State at 7:45 p.m. Additional highlights:
  • ESPN2 will televise two conference championships: undefeated No 14 Northern Illinois against Bowling Green in the Marathon MAC Football Championship on Friday, Dec. 6, at 8 p.m. and Marshall at Rice in the Conference USA Football Championship Game on Saturday, Dec. 7, at noon.
  • ABC will kick off its Saturday action at noon with a Big 12 matchup pitting one-loss No. 6 Oklahoma State against No. 17 Oklahoma. Oklahoma State will clinch a spot in a BCS game with a victory.
  • ESPN’s lineup will include both of the one-loss American Athletic Conference teams, both on the road: No. 19 Louisville at Cincinnati on Thursday, Dec. 5, at 7:30 p.m. and No. 16 UCF at SMU on Saturday, Dec. 7, at noon.
 
ESPN, ABC, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN3, ESPNEWS and ESPN Radio Schedule
Date Time (ET) Matchup/Commentator Network
Thu, Dec 5 7:30 p.m. No. 19 Louisville at Cincinnati

Rece Davis, Jesse Palmer, David Pollack & Kaylee Hartung
ESPN
Fri, Dec 6 8 p.m. Marathon MAC Football Championship: Bowling Green vs. No. 14 Northern Illinois (from Detroit)

Carter Blackburn, Danny Kanell & Allison Williams
ESPN2
Sat, Dec 7 Noon No. 17 Oklahoma at No. 6 Oklahoma State

Sean McDonough, Chris Spielman & Shannon Spake
ABC
No. 16 UCF at SMU

Dave Pasch, Brian Griese & Tom Luginbill
ESPN
Conference USA Football Championship Game: Marshall at Rice

Joe Tessitore, Matt Millen & Maria Taylor
ESPN2
1 p.m. Memphis at Connecticut

John Brickley & Matt Chatham
ESPN3
2 p.m. SWAC Championship Game: Southern vs. Jackson State (from Houston)

Mark Neely & Jay Walker
ESPNU
7:30 p.m. South Florida at Rutgers

Mark Jones & Brock Huard
ESPN2
7:45 p.m. Pac-12 Championship Game Presented by Dr Pepper: No. 7 Stanford at No. 11 Arizona State

TV: Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge & Holly Rowe
Radio: Dave Flemming, David Norrie & Dave Shore
ESPN & ESPN Radio
8 p.m. Dr Pepper ACC Championship Game: No. 20 Duke vs. No. 1 Florida State (from Charlotte)

TV: Brent Musburger, Kirk Herbstreit & Heather Cox
Radio: Bill Rosinski, Bill Polian & Joe Schad
ABC & ESPN Radio
 
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