Week 3 College Football Preview: Georgia Tech-Notre Dame, Cal-Texas highlight slate
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Week 3 College Football Preview: Georgia Tech-Notre Dame, Cal-Texas highlight slate
Tuesday September 15th, 2015

The No. 23 Northwestern Wildcats (2–0) will head to Durham, N.C., to take-on the Duke Blue Devils (2–0) on Saturday afternoon.

Wildcats freshman quarterback Clayton Thorson threw his first career touchdown pass during Northwestern's 41–0 win against Eastern Illinois last Saturday. Thorson also ran for another score, finishing the game 11 of 16 for 152 yards. Northwestern's 41-point win over Eastern Illinois marked the Wildcats' widest margin of victory in a shutout since 1970. 

Duke also trampled its opponent last Saturday, defeating North Carolina Central 55–0 at home. Quarterback Thomas Sirk recorded a career-high 315 passing yards and had four touchdowns. The Blue Devils' offense scored on six straight possessions and finished with 655 total yards.

How to watch

Details for Saturday's game are below:

Kickoff: 12:30 p.m. ET

Live stream: The game can be live streamed here.

TV coverage: ESPN3/ACC Network

Radio: For a list of Northwestern radio affiliates, click here. For a list of Duke radio affiliates, click here.

Team Schedules


Sept. 5: vs. Stanford (W, 16–6)

Sept. 12: vs. Eastern Illinois (W, 41–0)

Sept. 19: at Duke (12:30 p.m. ET, ESPN3/ACC Network)

Sept. 26: vs. Ball State (8 p.m. ET, BTN)

Oct. 3: vs. Minnesota (TBD)

Oct. 10: at Michigan (3:30 p.m. ET)

Oct. 17: vs. Iowa (Noon ET)

Oct. 24: at Nebraska (TBD)

Nov. 7: vs. Penn State (TBD)

Nov. 14: vs. Purdue (TBD)

Nov. 21: at Wisconsin (TBD)

Nov. 28: at Illinois (TBD)


Sept. 3: at Tulane (W, 37–7)

Sept. 12: vs. North Carolina Central (W, 55–0)

Sept. 19: vs. Northwestern (12:30 p.m. ET, ESPN3/ACC Network)

Sept. 26: vs. Georgia Tech (Noon ET)

Oct. 3: vs. Boston College (TBD)

Oct. 10: at Army (Noon ET, CBS Sports Network)

Oct. 24: at Virginia Tech (TBD)

Oct. 31: vs. Miami (TBD)

Nov. 7: at North Carolina (TBD)

Nov. 14: vs. Pittsburgh (TBD)

Nov. 21: at Virginia (TBD)

Nov. 28: at Wake Forest (TBD)

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