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Two Minute Drill: Alabama vs. Wisconsin preview
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Two Minute Drill: Alabama vs. Wisconsin preview
Wednesday September 2nd, 2015

The first week of the college football season begins this weekend.

The road to the College Football Playoff and the National Championship in Glendale, Ariz. begins with 14 televised games on Thursday night to warm fans up for the 58 games on Saturday. Saturday's slate begins with SEC action at noon and concludes with No. 8 USC's home opener against Arkansas State at 11 p.m. ET.

Below is a schedule of where to watch all the weekend's action on television:

Thursday, Sept. 3 (All times ET)

North Carolina at South Carolina - 6 p.m. on ESPN

Florida International at UCF - 6 p.m. on CBS Sports Network

Oklahoma State at Central Michigan - 7 p.m. on ESPN U/WatchESPN

Elon at Wake Forest - 7 p.m. on ESPN 3

VMI at Ball State 7 p.m. on ESPN 3

Stony Brook at Toledo - 7 p.m. on ESPN 3

Alcorn State at No. 16 Georgia Tech - 7:30 p.m. on ESPN 3

Villanova at Connecticut - 7:30 p.m. on ESPN3

Western Kentucky at Vanderbilt - 8 p.m. on SEC Network/WatchESPN

Michigan at Utah - 8:30 p.m. on Fox Sports 1

No. 2 TCU at Minnesota - 9 p.m. on ESPN/WatchESPN

Ohio at Idaho - 9 p.m. on ESPN3

Duke at Tulane - 9:30 p.m. on CBS Sports Network

Texas San Antonio at No. 22 Arizona - 10 p.m. on the Pac12 Network

Friday, Sept. 4 (All times ET)

Charlotte at Georgia State - 3:30 p.m. on ESPNU/WatchESPN

No. 5 Michigan State at Western Michigan - 7:00 p.m. on ESPNU/WatchESPN

​No. 4 Baylor at SMU - 7 p.m. on ESPN/WatchESPN

Rhode Island at Syracuse - 7 p.m. on ESPN3

Weber State at Oregon State - 8 p.m. on the PAC12 Network

Kent State at Illinois - 9 p.m. on the Big12 Network

Washington at No. 23 Boise State - 10:15 p.m. on ESPN/WatchESPN

Saturday, Sept. 5 (All times ET)

Louisiana Monroe at No. 9 Georgia - Noon on the SEC Network/WatchESPN

Tennessee-Martin at No. 17 Ole Miss - Noon on the SEC Network/WatchESPN

No. 21 Stanford at Northwestern - Noon on ESPN/WatchESPN

Colgate at Navy - Noon on CBS Sports Network

Norfolk State at Rutgers - Noon on ESPN News/WatchESPN

Illinois State at Iowa - Noon Big Ten Network

Richmond at Maryland - Noon on ESPN U/WatchESPN

Wofford at No. 12 Clemson - 12:30 on ESPN 3

Youngstown State at Pittsburgh - 1 p.m. on ESPN 3

Maine at Boston College - 1 p.m. on ESPN 3

Portland State at Washington State - 2 p.m. on the PAC12 Network

UTEP at No. 18 Arkansas - 3:30 p.m. on ESPN U/WatchESPN

Louisville at No. 6 Auburn - 3:30 p.m. on CBS

Virginia at No. 13 UCLA - 3:30 p.m. on FOX

BYU at Nebraska - 3:30 p.m. on ABC/WatchESPN

Old Dominion at Eastern Michigan - 3:30 p.m. on ESPN 3

Penn State at Temple 3:30 p.m. on ESPN/WatchESPN

Florida Atlantic at Tulsa - 3:30 p.m. on CBS Sports Network

Albany at Buffalo - 3:30 p.m. on ESPN 3

Presbyterian College at Miami (Ohio) - 3:30 p.m. on ESPN 3

Howard at Appalachian State - 3:30 p.m. on ESPN 3

Bowling Green at No. 25 Tennessee - 4 p.m. on the SEC Network/WatchESPN

Southern Illinois at Indiana - 4 p.m. on ESPN News/WatchESPN

Southeast Missouri State at No. 24 Missouri - 4 p.m. on the SEC Network

Grambling State at Cal - 5 p.m. on the PAC12 Network

Bethune-Cookman at Miami (Florida) - 6 p.m. on ESPN 3

Troy at NC State - 6 p.m. on ESPN 3

Gardner-Webb at South Alabama - 6 p.m. on ESPN 3

Florida A&M at South Florida - 7 p.m. on ESPN 3

Missouri State at Memphis - 7 p.m. on ESPN 3

Alabama A&M at Cincinatti - 7 p.m. on ESPN 3

No. 15 Arizona State at Texas A&M - 7 p.m. on ESPN/WatchESPN

​Lousiana Lafayette at Kentucky - 7 p.m. on ESPN U/WatchESPN

Texas at No. 11 Notre Dame - 7:30 p.m. on NBC

McNeese State at No. 14 LSU - 7:30 p.m. on the SEC Network/WatchESPN

New Mexico State at Florida - 7:30 on the SEC Network/WatchESPN

UNLV at Northern Illinois - 7:30 p.m. on CBS Sports Network

No. 20 Wisconsin at No. 3 Alabama - 8 p.m. on ABC/WatchESPN

Texas State at No. 10 Florida State - 8 p.m. on ESPN News/WatchESPN

Eastern Washington at No. 7 Oregon - 8 p.m. on the PAC12 Network

Tennessee Tech at Houston - 8 p.m. on ESPN3

Mississippi State at Southern Mississippi - 10 p.m. on FOX Sports 1

Arkansas State at No. 8 USC - 11 p.m. on PAC12 Network

Sunday, Sept. 6 (All times ET)

Purdue at Marshall - 3 p.m. on FOX Sports 1

Monday, Sept. 7 (All times ET)

No. 1 Ohio State at Virginia Tech - 8 p.m. on ESPN

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