2016 College Football TV and Streaming Schedule

The 2016 College Football TV schedule kicks off just after the Olympics conclude on August 26th with Cal playing Hawaii in Sydney, Australia. The game will be shown at 10 PM ET on ESPN and online via WatchESPN. We have published the current TV and online streaming schedule from August 26th and September 17th, 2016 for football fans to enjoy below. As we have updated information for the telecasts still listed as TBA we will revise the schedule. We will also publish the later weeks in the college football season broadcasts as the game times are firmed up by the major networks and the respective leagues. If you would like to check out the college football helmet schedule or regular season schedule for your favorite team, we have them posted here as we publish them. You can also go ahead and checkout the 2016-17 College Football Bowl Schedule to see where your favorite team may be checking out the action at the conclusion of the 2016 regular season. We also have a number of college football helmet schedules posted for the 2016 season for you to enjoy. Let’s enjoy some football! Please note, all times listed below are Eastern Time unless otherwise annotated.

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2016 College Football TV Schedule (Aug 26-Sept 17)

Friday Aug. 26 2016
Matchup Time (ET) TV / Online
Cal vs. Hawaii (at Sydney Australia) 10:00 PM ESPN / WatchESPN
Thursday Sept. 1 2016
Matchup Time (ET) TV / Online
Charlotte at Louisville 7:00 PM RSN / ESPN3
Maine at UConn 7:00 PM ESPN3
Presbyterian at Central Michigan 7:00 PM ESPN3
Tulane at Wake Forest 7:00 PM ESPN3
UT Martin at Cincinnati 7:00 PM ESPN3
Appalachian State at Tennessee 7:30 PM SECN / WatchESPN
Indiana at FIU 7:30 PM ESPNU / WatchESPN
William & Mary at NC State 7:30 PM ESPN3
Jackson State at UNLV 8:00 PM MWN
Rice at WKU 8:00 PM CBSSN
South Carolina at Vanderbilt 8:00 PM ESPN / WatchESPN
Southern Utah at Utah 8:00 PM Pac-12N / Pac-12.com
Montana State at Idaho 9:00 PM TBA
Oregon State at Minnesota 9:00 PM BTN / BTN2Go
South Dakota at New Mexico 9:00 PM ROOT Sports
Weber State at Utah State 10:00 PM MWN
Friday Sept. 2 2016
Matchup Time (ET) TV / Online
MVSU at Eastern Michigan 6:00 PM ESPN3
Albany at Buffalo 7:00 PM ESPN3
Army at Temple 7:00 PM CBSSN
Colgate at Syracuse 7:00 PM ESPN3
Furman at Michigan State 7:00 PM BTN / BTN2Go
Northwestern State at Baylor 7:30 PM FSN / FS Go
Colorado vs. Colorado State (at Denver) 8:00 PM ESPN / WatchESPN
Kansas State at Stanford 9:00 PM FS1 / FS Go
Toledo at Arkansas State 9:00 PM ESPNU / WatchESPN
Cal Poly at Nevada 9:30 PM TBA
Ball State at Georgia State TBA TBA
Saturday Sept. 3 2016
Matchup Time (ET) TV / Online
Georgia Tech vs. Boston College (at Ireland) 7:30 AM ESPN2 / WatchESPN
Bowling Green at Ohio State Noon BTN / BTN2Go
EKU at Purdue Noon ESPNews / WatchESPN
Fordham at Navy Noon CBSSN
Hawaii at Michigan Noon ESPN / WatchESPN
Howard at Maryland Noon BTN / BTN2Go
Missouri at West Virginia Noon FS1 / FS Go
Oklahoma vs. Houston (at NRG Stadium) Noon ABC / WatchESPN
South Alabama at Mississippi State Noon SECN / WatchESPN
Western Michigan at Northwestern Noon ESPNU / WatchESPN
Liberty at Virginia Tech 12:30 PM ACCN / ESPN3
Villanova at Pittsburgh 1:30 PM ESPN3
Abilene Christian at Air Force 2:00 PM MWN
Rutgers at Washington 2:00 PM Pac-12N / Pac-12.com
Kent State at Penn State 3:30 PM BTN / BTN2Go
LSU vs. Wisconsin (at Green Bay) 3:30 PM ABC / WatchESPN
Miami OH at Iowa 3:30 PM ESPNU / WatchESPN
Murray State at Illinois 3:30 PM BTN / BTN2Go
Richmond at Virginia 3:30 PM ESPN3
SE Louisiana at Oklahoma State 3:30 PM FSN / FS Go
Texas State at Ohio 3:30 PM CBSSN
UCLA at Texas A&M 3:30 PM CBS / CBSSports.com
Louisiana Tech at Arkansas 4:00 PM SECN / WatchESPN
UC Davis at Oregon 5:00 PM Pac-12N / Pac-12.com
Georgia vs. North Carolina (at Atlanta) 5:30 PM ESPN / WatchESPN
Florida A&M at Miami FL 6:00 PM ESPN3
NC Central at Duke 6:00 PM ESPN3
Savannah State at Georgia Southern 6:00 PM TBA
Western Carolina at East Carolina 6:00 PM ESPN3
VMI at Akron 6:30 PM ESPN3
Alabama A&M at Middle Tennessee 7:00 PM TBA
Alabama State at UTSA 7:00 PM KMYS-CW 35
Rhode Island at Kansas 7:00 PM Jayhawk TV
San Jose State at Tulsa 7:00 PM CBSSN
SE Missouri State at Memphis 7:00 PM ESPN3
SMU at North Texas 7:00 PM ASN
South Carolina State at UCF 7:00 PM ESPN3
Southern at ULM 7:00 PM TBA
Towson at USF 7:00 PM ESPN3
Southern Miss at Kentucky 7:30 PM ESPNU / WatchESPN
UMass at Florida 7:30 PM SECN / WatchESPN
EWU at Washington State 8:00 PM Pac-12N / Pac-12.com
Fresno State at Nebraska 8:00 PM BTN / BTN2Go
New Mexico State at UTEP 8:00 PM beIN SPORTS
Northern Iowa at Iowa State 8:00 PM Cyclones.tv
South Dakota State at TCU 8:00 PM FSN / FS Go
Stephen F. Austin at Texas Tech 8:00 PM FSN / FS Go
USC vs. Alabama (at Arlington) 8:00 PM ABC / WatchESPN
Clemson at Auburn 9:00 PM ESPN / WatchESPN
Arizona vs. BYU (at Glendale) 10:30 PM FS1 / FS Go
Northern Illinois at Wyoming 10:30 PM CBSSN
Northern Arizona at Arizona State 10:45 PM Pac-12N / Pac-12.com
Austin Peay at Troy TBA TBA
Boise State at UL Lafayette TBA TBA
Hampton at Old Dominion TBA TBA
New Hampshire at San Diego State TBA TBA
Southern Illinois at Florida Atlantic TBA TBA
Sunday Sept. 4 2016
Matchup Time (ET) TV / Online
Notre Dame at Texas 7:30 PM ABC / WatchESPN
Monday Sept. 5 2016
Matchup Time (ET) TV / Online
Ole Miss vs. Florida State (at Orlando) 8:00 PM ESPN / WatchESPN
Friday Sept. 9 2016
Matchup Time (ET) TV / Online
Maryland at FIU 7:30 PM CBSSN
Louisville at Syracuse 8:00 PM ESPN2 / WatchESPN
Saturday Sept.10 2016
Matchup Time (ET) TV / Online
Boston College at UMass Noon TBA
Central Michigan at Oklahoma State Noon FS1 / FS Go
Cincinnati at Purdue Noon BTN / BTN2Go
Howard at Rutgers Noon BTN / BTN2Go
Indiana State at Minnesota Noon ESPNews / WatchESPN
NC State at East Carolina Noon ESPNU / WatchESPN
Nicholls State at Georgia Noon SECN / WatchESPN
Penn State at Pittsburgh Noon ABC or ESPN
Prairie View A&M at Texas A&M Noon SECN Alt. / WatchESPN
Rice at Army Noon CBSSN
UCF at Michigan Noon ABC or ESPN
Wyoming at Nebraska Noon ESPN2 / WatchESPN
Charleston Southern at Florida State 12:30 PM RSN / ESPN3
Troy at Clemson 12:30 PM ACCN / ESPN3
Lamar at Houston 1:00 PM ESPN3
Stony Brook at Temple 1:00 PM ESPN3
Georgia State at Air Force 2:00 PM MWN
Utah State at USC 2:00 PM Pac-12N / Pac-12.com
Youngstown State at West Virginia 2:00 PM TBA
Ohio at Kansas 2:30 PM FSN / FS Go
Mercer at Georgia Tech 3:00 PM ESPN3
North Dakota at Bowling Green 3:00 PM ESPN3
Akron at Wisconsin 3:30 PM BTN / BTN2Go
Eastern Illinois at Miami OH 3:30 PM ESPN3
Illinois State at Northwestern 3:30 PM BTN / BTN2Go
Kentucky at Florida 3:30 PM CBS / CBSSports.com
Nevada at Notre Dame 3:30 PM NBC / NBCSports.com
SMU at Baylor 3:30 PM FS1 / FS Go
Tulsa at Ohio State 3:30 PM ABC / WatchESPN
UConn at Navy 3:30 PM CBSSN
Wake Forest at Duke 3:30 PM ESPNU / WatchESPN
Western Kentucky at Alabama 3:30 PM ESPN2 / WatchESPN
Ball State at Indiana 4:00 PM ESPNews / WatchESPN
Middle Tennessee at Vanderbilt 4:00 PM SECN Alt. / WatchESPN
UTSA at Colorado State 4:00 PM MWN
Wofford at Ole Miss 4:00 PM SECN / WatchESPN
Portland State at San Jose State 4:30 PM TBA
Idaho at Washington 5:00 PM Pac-12N / Pac-12.com
Idaho State at Colorado 5:30 PM Pac-12N / Pac-12.com
Elon at Charlotte 6:00 PM TBA
Florida Atlantic at Miami FL 6:00 PM ESPN3
Morgan State at Marshall 6:00 PM beIN SPORTS
North Carolina A&T at Kent State 6:00 PM ESPN3
Arkansas at TCU 7:00 PM ESPN/ESPN2
Maine at Toledo 7:00 PM ESPN3
NC Central at Western Michigan 7:00 PM ESPN3
Northern Illinois at USF 7:00 PM CBSSN
Savannah State at Southern Miss 7:00 PM TBA
SC State at Louisiana Tech 7:00 PM TBA
South Carolina at Mississippi State 7:00 PM ESPN/ESPN2
ULM at Oklahoma 7:00 PM FS OK
UTEP at Texas 7:00 PM LHN / WatchESPN
Arkansas State at Auburn 7:30 PM SECN / WatchESPN
BYU at Utah 7:30 PM FOX
Eastern Michigan at Missouri 7:30 PM SECN Alt. / WatchESPN
Iowa State at Iowa 7:30 PM BTN / BTN2Go
Jacksonville State at LSU 7:30 PM ESPNU / WatchESPN
North Carolina at Illinois 7:30 PM BTN / BTN2Go
New Mexico at New Mexico State 8:00 PM TBA
Southern at Tulane 8:00 PM ESPN3
Tennessee vs. Virginia Tech (at Bristol) 8:00 PM ABC / WatchESPN
UNLV at UCLA 8:00 PM Pac-12N / Pac-12.com
Texas Tech at Arizona State 10:00 PM FS1 / FS Go
Washington State at Boise State 10:15 PM ESPN2 / WatchESPN
California at San Diego State 10:30 PM CBSSN
Virginia at Oregon 10:30 PM ESPN / WatchESPN
Grambling State at Arizona 10:45 PM Pac-12N / Pac-12.com
Bethune Cookman at North Texas TBA TBA
Georgia Southern at South Alabama TBA TBA
McNeese State at UL Lafayette TBA TBA
Old Dominion at Appalachian State TBA TBA
Sacramento State at Fresno State TBA TBA
UT Martin at Hawaii TBA TBA
Thursday Sept. 15 2016
Matchup Time (ET) TV / Online
Houston at Cincinnati 7:30 PM ESPN / WatchESPN
Friday Sept. 16 2016
Matchup Time (ET) TV / Online
Baylor at Rice 8:00 PM ESPN / WatchESPN
Arkansas State at Utah State 9:00 PM CBSSN
Arizona State at UTSA 9:30 PM ESPN2 / WatchESPN
Saturday Sept. 17 2016
Matchup Time (ET) TV / Online
Akron at Marshall Noon CBSSN
Florida State at Louisville Noon ABC / WatchESPN
Georgia State at Wisconsin Noon BTN / BTN2Go
Iowa State at TCU Noon FS1 / FS Go
Kansas at Memphis Noon ESPNU / WatchESPN
Miami FL at Appalachian State Noon ESPN/ESPN2
Middle Tennessee at Bowling Green Noon ESPN3
New Mexico at Rutgers Noon ESPNews / WatchESPN
North Dakota State at Iowa Noon ESPN2 / WatchESPN
Ohio at Tennessee Noon SECN / WatchESPN
South Carolina State at Clemson Noon RSN / ESPN3
Temple at Penn State Noon BTN / BTN2Go
Vanderbilt at Georgia Tech 12:30 PM ACCN / ESPN3
Virginia at UConn 1:30 PM SNY / ESPN3
Idaho at Washington State 2:00 PM Pac-12N / Pac-12.com
North Carolina A&T at Tulsa 2:00 PM ESPN3
Florida Atlantic at Kansas State 2:30 PM FSN / FS Go
Eastern Kentucky at Ball State 3:00 PM ESPN3
Fresno State at Toledo 3:00 PM ESPN3
UNLV at Central Michigan 3:00 PM ESPN3
Alabama at Ole Miss 3:30 PM CBS / CBSSports.com
Boston College at Virginia Tech 3:30 PM ESPNU / WatchESPN
Colorado at Michigan 3:30 PM BTN / BTN2Go
James Madison at North Carolina 3:30 PM RSN / ESPN3
Monmouth at Kent State 3:30 PM ESPN3
Oregon at Nebraska 3:30 PM ABC / WatchESPN
Pittsburgh at Oklahoma State 3:30 PM ESPN / WatchESPN
San Diego State at Northern Illinois 3:30 PM CBSSN
USF at Syracuse 3:30 PM ESPN3
Western Kentucky at Miami OH 3:30 PM ESPN3
East Carolina at South Carolina 4:00 PM SECN / WatchESPN
New Mexico State at Kentucky 4:00 PM SECN Alt. / WatchESPN
Northern Colorado at Colorado State 4:00 PM ROOT Sports
Western Michigan at Illinois 4:00 PM ESPNews / WatchESPN
Idaho State at Oregon State 5:00 PM Pac-12N / Pac-12.com
Eastern Michigan at Charlotte 6:00 PM TBA
Old Dominion at NC State 6:00 PM ESPN3
ULM at Georgia Southern 6:00 PM TBA
Delaware at Wake Forest 6:30 PM ESPN3
Army at UTEP 7:00 PM ASN
Liberty at SMU 7:00 PM ESPN3
Louisiana Tech at Texas Tech 7:00 PM FSN / FS Go
Maryland at UCF 7:00 PM CBSSN
Mississippi State at LSU 7:00 PM ESPN/ESPN2
Navy at Tulane 7:00 PM ESPN3
Texas A&M at Auburn 7:00 PM ESPN/ESPN2
Troy at Southern Miss 7:00 PM beIN SPORTS
Georgia at Missouri 7:30 PM SECN / WatchESPN
Michigan State at Notre Dame 7:30 PM NBC / NBCSports.com
North Texas at Florida 7:30 PM ESPNU / WatchESPN
Ohio State at Oklahoma 7:30 PM FOX / FS Go
Texas State at Arkansas 7:30 PM SECN Alt. / WatchESPN
Duke at Northwestern 8:00 PM BTN / BTN2Go
Portland State at Washington 8:00 PM Pac-12N / Pac-12.com
USC at Stanford 8:00 PM ABC / WatchESPN
Buffalo at Nevada 9:00 PM MWN
UCLA at BYU 10:15 PM ESPN or ESPN2
Texas at California 10:30 PM ESPN/ESPN2
Utah at San Jose State 10:30 PM CBSSN
Hawaii at Arizona 10:45 PM Pac-12N / Pac-12.com
South Alabama at UL Lafayette TBA TBA
UC Davis at Wyoming TBA TBA

2016-17 College Football TV and Streaming Channel Notes

ACCN – ACC Network (Have to check local listing for the broadcast channel)
ASN – American Sports Network (Have to check local listings for the broadcast channel)
BTN/BTNGo – Big Ten Network
CBSSN – CBS Sports Network
ESPN3 / WatchESPN – Online only through the WatchESPN site or App.
ESPNCE – ESPN College Extra (PPV; available on DirecTV, AT&T, Verizon, and other affiliated cable operators)
FCS – Fox College Sports
FSN – Fox Sports Net (Will occasionally be on other affiliated channels such as Fox Sports Southeast, Fox Sports Atlantic)
FS1 – FOX Sports 1
LHN – Longhorn Network
MWN – Mountain West Network
NBCSN – NBC Sports Network (not the regular NBC channel)
Pac-12N – Pac-12 Network
RSN – Regional Sports Network (Games are sometimes found on a Fox Sports Net channel)
SBN – Sun Belt Network (Can normally be found on Cox Sports Television or Comcast Sports Southeast)
SECN – SEC Network