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Two Minute Drill: Ole Miss vs. Alabama preview
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Two Minute Drill: Ole Miss vs. Alabama preview
Thursday September 17th, 2015

The third week of the college football season begins on Thursday with an ACC matchup between Louisville and Clemson.

Other notable games include Auburn-LSU and Georgia Tech-Notre Dame. The biggest game of the week features Ole Miss traveling to Tuscaloosa to face Alabama. BYU and UCLA face off at the Rose Bowl at 10:30 ET on Saturday night. 

Just days after suspending head coach Kyle Flood for improperly contacting a professor, Rutgers will face Penn State in Happy Valley.

No. 1 Ohio State, which is undefeated against the MAC since 1997, is favored heavily against Northern Illinois

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

Thursday, Sept. 17 (All times ET)

Clemson at Louisville – 7:30 p.m. on ESPN

Friday, Sept. 18 (All times ET)

Florida State at Boston College – 8 p.m. on ESPN

Idaho State at Boise State – 9 p.m. on CBS Sports Network

New Mexico at Arizona State – 10 p.m. on Pac 12 Network

Saturday, Sept. 19 (All times ET)

Savannah State at Akron – Noon on ESPN3

South Florida at Maryland – Noon on ESPNU

UNLV at Michigan – Noon on Big Ten Network

Air Force at Michigan State – Noon on ABC 

Kent State at Minnesota – Noon on Big Ten Network

Buffalo at Florida Atlantic – Noon on American Sports Network

Nevada at Texas A&M – Noon on SEC Network

Illinois at North Carolina – Noon on ESPN2

Connecticut at Missouri – Noon on ESPN

Wake Forest at Army – Noon on CBS Sports Network

Tulsa at Oklahoma – Noon on FS1

Central Michigan at Syracuse – 12:30 p.m. on ESPN3

Northwestern at Duke – 12:30 p.m. on ESPN3

Georgia State at Oregon – 2 p.m. on Pac 12 Network

Southeastern Louisiana at Ohio – 2 p.m. on ESPN3

Rice at North Texas – 2:30 p.m. on FOX College Sports

Temple at Massachusetts – 3 p.m. on ESPN3

Ball State at Eastern Michigan – 3 p.m. on ESPN3

Memphis at Bowling Green – 3 p.m. on ESPN3

Louisiana Tech at Kansas State – 3 p.m. on Fox Sports Networks

Troy at Wisconsin – 3:30 p.m. on Big Ten Network

Northern Illinois at Ohio State – 3:30 p.m. on ABC/ESPN2

Cincinnati at Miami (OH) – 3:30 p.m. on ESPN3

East Carolina at Navy – 3:30 p.m. on CBS Sports Network

Norfolk State at Marshall – 3:30 p.m. on American Sports Network

UTSA at Oklahoma State – 3:30 p.m. on FS1

William & Mary at Virginia – 3:30 p.m. on ESPN3

Virginia Tech at Purdue – 3:30 p.m. on ESPNU

Georgia Tech at Notre Dame – 3:30 p.m. on NBC

Nebraska at Miami (Fla.) – 3:30 p.m. on ABC/ESPN2

Auburn at LSU – 3:30 p.m. on CBS

Northwestern State at Mississippi State – 4 p.m. on SEC Network

Austin Peay at Vanderbilt – 4 p.m. on SEC Network

Western Kentucky at Indiana – 4 p.m. on ESPNNEWS

Wofford at Idaho – 5 p.m. on ESPN3

Utah State at Washington – 5 p.m. on Pac 12 Network

South Carolina at Georgia – 6 p.m. on ESPN

The Citadel at Georgia Southern – 6 p.m. on ESPN3

Furman at UCF – 6 p.m. on ESPN3

North Carolina Central at FIU – 6 p.m. (not on television)

Charlotte at Middle Tennessee – 7 p.m. on American Sports Network

Southern Mississippi at Texas State – 7 p.m. on ESPN3

Murray State at Western Michigan – 7 p.m. on ESPN3

Missouri State at Arkansas State – 7 p.m. on ESPN3

Texas Tech at Arkansas – 7 p.m. on ESPN2

Western Carolina at Tennessee – 7 p.m. on ESPNU

North Carolina State at Old Dominion – 7 p.m. on American Sports Network

Colorado at Colorado State – 7 p.m. on CBS Sports Network

Florida at Kentucky – 7:30 p.m. on SEC Network

California at Texas – 7:30 p.m. on FOX

Rutgers at Penn State – 8 p.m. on Big Ten Network

UTEP at New Mexico State – 8 p.m. on ESPN3

Maine at Tulane – 8 p.m. on ESPN3

South Alabama at San Diego State – 8 p.m. on Mountain West Network

Pittsburgh at Iowa – 8 p.m. on Big Ten Network

Stanford at USC – 8 p.m. on ABC

San Jose State at Oregon State – 8 p.m. on Pac 12 Network

SMU at TCU – 8 p.m. on Fox Sports Networks

Iowa State at Toledo – 8 p.m. on ESPN News

Wyoming at Washington State – 8:30 p.m. on Pac 12 Network

Ole Miss at Alabama – 9:15 p.m. on ESPN

BYU at UCLA – 10:30 p.m. on FS1

Utah at Fresno State – 10:30 p.m. on CBS Sports Network

Northern Arizona at Arizona – 11 p.m. on Pac 12 Network

UC Davis at Hawaii – Midnight on Hawaiian Telecom

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