UCLA takes Week 2 off in the college football schedule, prepping for Nebraska next week. No. 1 Alabama has a week off, prepping for Texas A&M. USC may have a week off as well, but you’ll have to stay up late to find out. At least the Trojans aren’t playing Eastern Washington.
How it falls into place (with a NASCAR race on Channel 7 knocking Notre Dame-Michigan to ESPN):
OF LOCAL INTEREST:
== Saturday, 7:30 p.m., FS1: USC vs. Washington State, Coliseum (Craig Bolerjack, Joey Harrington, Ryan Nece)
PAC-12 WILLING PARTICIPANTS:
== Thursday, 7 p.m., Pac-12 Net: Sacramento State at Arizona State (Ted Robinson, Glen Parker, Drea Avent)
== Saturday, 11 a.m., Pac-12 Net: Weber State at Utah, 2 p.m. (Matt McConnell, Jamal Anderson)
== Saturday, 12:30 p.m., Channel 7: Oregon at Virginia (Mike Patrick, Ed Cunningham, Jeannine Edwards)
== Saturday, 2 p.m., Pac-12 Net: Portland State at California (Kevin Calabro, Yogi Roth, Jill Savage)
== Saturday, 5 p.m., Pac-12 Net: Hawaii at Oregon State (Roxy Bernstein, Anthony Herron)
== Saturday, 7:30 p.m., CBSSN: Arizona at UNLV (Andrew Catalon, Aaron Taylor, Lauren Gardner).
== Saturday, 8 p.m. Pac-12 Net: San Jose State at Stanford (Ted Robinson, Glenn Parker, Drea Avent)
BEST OF THE REST:
== 4:30 p.m., FS1: Florida Atlantic at East Carolina (Justin Kutcher, Petros Papadakis, Kristina Pink).
== 5 p.m., CBSSN: Winston-Salem State at UNC-Pembroke (Brent Stover, Corey Chavous, Lisa Byington)
== 5 p.m., ESPN2: Wake Forest at Boston College (Carter Blackburn, Danny Kanell, Allison Williams).
== 5 p.m., CBSSN: Central Florida at Florida International (Brad Johansen, Randy Cross, Rashan Ali).
(ESPN College GameDay originates from Ann Arbor, Mich., prior to Michigan-Notre Dame, 6-to-9 a.m.)
== 9 a.m., ESPN: Florida at Miami (Dave Pasch, Brian Griese, Tom Luginbill)
== 9 a.m., ESPN2: Cincinnati at Illinois (Bob Wischusen, Rod Gilmore, Quint Kessenich)
== 9 a.m., ESPNU: South Florida at Michigan State (Tom Hart, John Congemi)
== 9 a.m., CBSSN: Norfolk State at Rutgers (Jason Knapp, Christian Fauria)
== 9 a.m., Prime Ticket: SE Louisiana at Texas Christian (Ron Thulan, Dave Lapham)
== 9 a.m., FS1: Oklahoma State at Texas-San Antonio (Justin Kutcher, James Bates, Brady Poppinga)
== 9 a.m., BTN: Eastern Michigan at Penn State (Scott Graham, Chuck Long)
== 9:30 a.m., FSW: South Carolina State at Clemson (Wes Durham, Dave Archer)
== 12:30 p.m., ESPN2: San Diego State at Ohio State (Sean McDonough, Chris Spielman. Shannon Spake).
== 12:30 p.m., ESPNU: Toledo at Missouri (Anish Shroff, Kelly Stouffer)
== 12:30 p.m., CBSSN: Utah State at Air Force (Dave Ryan, Adam Archuleta, Evan Washington)
== 12:30 p.m., Prime: Buffalo at Baylor (Mark Followill, Brian Baldinger)
== 1 p.m., ESPNEWS: Old Dominion at Maryland (Beth Mowins, Joey Galloway)
== 1 p.m., FSW: Miami (Ohio) at Kentucky (Pete Pranica, Ovie Mughelli)
== 1:30 p.m., ESPN: South Carolina at Georgia (Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge, Holly Rowe)
== 3 p.m., BTN: Syracuse at Northwestern (Matt Devlin, Glen Mason, Lisa Byington)
== 3:30 p.m., FS1: Louisiana-Lafayette at Kansas State (Adam Alexa, Chris Simms)
== 4 p.m., Channel 11: West Virginia at Oklahoma (Gus Johnson, Charles Davis, Kristina Pink)
== 4 p.m., ESPN2: Texas at BYU (Joe Tessitore, Matt Millen, Maria Taylor)
== 4 p.m., ESPNU: UAB at LSU (Clay Matvick, Matt Stinchcomb, Dawn Davenport)
== 4 p.m., CBSSN: Colorado State at Tulsa (Ben Holden, Tom Bradley. Kristine Leahy)
== 4 p.m., Prime: Stephen F. Austin St. at Texas Tech (Brendan Burke, JC Pearson)
== 5 p.m., ESPN: Notre Dame at Michigan (Brent Musburger, Kirk Herbstreit, Heather Cox)