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Week 14 college football TV schedule and open thread: Championship Saturday

Let’s watch some champions get crowned.

NCAA Football: CFP National Championship Game-Alabama vs Georgia Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Sadly, the regular season is (mostly) over. While the Florida Gators are resting up for their bowl game, enjoy several conference championships - and some less exciting fare that was rescheduled due to inclement weather (hurricanes and fires!).

Here are our picks for today’s viewing windows:

Early (12:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Eastern)

Oklahoma vs. Texas (12:00 p.m., ABC): The No. 5 Sooners and No. 14 Longhorns are absolutely the call here in the noon slot. Oklahoma can make a strong case for potential playoff inclusion by avenging their lone loss on the season.

Louisiana at Appalachian State (12:00 p.m., ESPN): No disrespect to the Ragin’ Cajuns or the Mountaineers, but I don’t know that this is a championship game (Sun Belt) that most casual college football fans would be interested in.

UAB at Middle Tennessee (1:30 p.m., CBSSN): These two teams literally played each other last week - and now do so again for a shot at the Conference USA title. A win for the Dragons in their second season back from hiatus would be big.

In other games: Here’s some of the rescheduled due to weather line-up: Akron at South Carolina (12:00 p.m., SECN), Marshall at Virginia Tech (12:00 p.m., ACCN), and Stanford at Cal (3:00 p.m., PAC12).

Virginia Tech took over FSU’s nation-best bowl streak after Florida snapped it. If Marshall wins, that distinction will belong to Georgia. Go Hokies!

Afternoon (3:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Eastern)

Memphis at Central Florida (3:30 p.m., ABC): The undefeated No. 8 Knights host the American Athletic Conference title game against the visiting Tigers for the second year in a row. But this time, UCF is without star QB Mckenzie Milton who brutally injured his knee.

Alabama vs. Georgia (4:00 p.m., CBS): The top-ranked Crimson Tide take their perfect season record to Atlanta to face the No. 4 Bulldogs in a rematch of last year’s national championship game with playoff berths on the line.

In other games: Nope, this is it.

Evening (7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Eastern)

Fresno State at Boise State (7:45 p.m., ESPN): The Mountain West Championship finds the No. 25 Bulldogs traveling to the No. 22 Broncos. Perhaps an interesting option until the featured night games kickoff/get out of hand?

Clemson vs. Pittsburgh (8:00 p.m., ABC): The No. 2 Tigers face the Panthers in Charlotte. On paper, Clemson should be able to easily dispose of Pitt, cap off their perfect regular season, and earn another playoff berth.

Ohio State vs. Northwestern (8:00 p.m., FOX): The No. 6 Buckeyes, fresh off a blowout win over Michigan, now face the No. 21 Wildcats, who have been known to frustrate a team or two. This game will probably either turn into an OSU rout or a maddeningly low scoring affair.

In other games: That’s it!

And here is your schedule table for today’s games.

Week 14 College Football Schedule

Match-up Time (ET) TV / Streaming
Match-up Time (ET) TV / Streaming
Texas vs. Oklahoma (Big 12 Championship) 12:00 p.m. ABC / WatchESPN
Drake at Iowa State 12:00 p.m.
Louisiana at Applachian State (Sun Belt Championship) 12:00 p.m. ESPN / WatchESPN
East Carolina at North Carolina State 12:00 p.m. ACCN / WatchESPN
Akron at South Carolina 12:00 p.m. SECN / WatchESPN
Marshall at Virginia Tech 12:00 p.m. ACCN / WatchESPN
UAB at Middle Tennessee (C-USA Championship) 1:30 p.m. CBSSN
Norfolk State at Liberty 2:00 p.m. ESPN3 / WatchESPN
Stanford at California 3:00 p.m. PAC 12
Memphis at Central Florida (AAC Championship) 3:30 p.m. ABC / WatchESPN
Alabama vs Georgia (SEC Championship) 4:00 p.m. CBS
Fresno State at Boise State (MW Championship) 7:45 p.m. ESPN / WatchESPN
Clemson vs Pittsburgh (ACC Championship) 8:00 p.m. ABC / WatchESPN
Northwestern vs Ohio State (Big Ten Championship) 8:00 p.m. FOX