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Week 3 college football TV schedule and open thread

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Here’s what to watch before and after the Gators play.

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For the third year in a row, a storm event has altered the college football landscape. As Hurricane Florence makes its way through the Carolinas, several games have been cancelled and a few have also been postponed.

As you wait for the Florida Gators to redeem themselves on the field this afternoon, feel free to hang out in this thread while watching any of today’s games — before or after Florida plays.

Here are our picks for today’s viewing windows:

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

Oklahoma at Iowa State (12:00 p.m., ABC): The noon shift might not be the most exciting today, but surely the Sooners will want to put their best foot forward in Ames and avenge their lone regular-season loss last year.

Florida State at Syracuse (12:00 p.m., ESPN): Will FSU extend their win streak over ‘Cuse to 11? Or will the Seminoles fall victim to the Orange in the Carrier Dome and start their season 0-2 in conference play?

Vanderbilt at Notre Dame (2:30 p.m., NBC): These two teams have only played twice – both times in the mid-1990s. Both teams have won their first two games and the Commodores have defeated their pair of opponents by a combined score of 76-17 and shouldn’t be counted out against the Irish.

In other games: Also at noon, Georgia Southern plays at second-ranked Clemson and Kent State is at No. 11 Penn State.

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

Obviously, you will be watching the Florida Gators host the Colorado State Rams, at 4:00 p.m. on the SEC Network.

In other games: There are some big match-ups in the afternoon shift with the Gators, including LSU at Auburn (3:30 p.m., CBS), Boise State at Oklahoma State (3:30 p.m., ESPN), and BYU at Wisconsin (ABC).

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

Alabama at Ole Miss (7:00 p.m., ESPN): Much has been (and, during the broadcast, will be) made of the Rebels having some recent wins against the Tide, but Ole Miss is fielding a much different team this year – and one that hasn’t shown much defense to date.

Ohio State vs. TCU (8:00 p.m., ABC): One of the marquee non-conference match-ups this season features the Buckeyes traveling to Texas. This is the final game of Urban Meyer’s suspension, so interim coach Ryan Day will lead OSU against the Horned Frogs.

USC at Texas (8:00 p.m., FOX): Two big-name programs take the field in primetime, but neither school has impressed on the field so far in this young season.

In other games: Missouri visits Purdue, where points may fly (7:30 p.m., BTN), and the late shift features Washington at Utah (10:00 p.m., ESPN).

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

Week 3 Schedule and TV/Streaming Table

Game Time (ET) TV / Streaming
Game Time (ET) TV / Streaming
Georgia Southern at Clemson 12:00 p.m. ESPNU / WatchESPN
MTSU at Georgia 12:00 p.m. ESPNN / WatchESPN
Oklahoma at Iowa State 12:00 p.m. ABC / WatchESPN
Kent State at Penn State 12:00 p.m. FS1
Miami at Toledo 12:00 p.m. ESPN2 / WatchESPN
Murray State at Kentucky 12:00 p.m. SECN / WatchESPN
UTEP at Tennessee 12:00 p.m. SECN / WatchESPN
Rutgers at Kansas 12:00 p.m.
Ball State at Indiana 12:00 p.m. BTN
Temple at Maryland 12:00 p.m. BTN
FSU at Syracuse 12:00 p.m. ESPNU / WatchESPN
Troy at Nebraska 12:00 p.m. BTN
Hawai'i at Army 12:00 p.m. CBSSN
Rhode Island at UConn 12:00 p.m. ESPN3 / WatchESPN
Georgia Tech at Pittsburgh 12:30 p.m. ACCN / WatchESPN
Tulane at UAB 1:00 p.m.
UC Davis at Stanford 2:00 p.m. PAC12
Vanderbilt at Notre Dame 2:30 p.m. NBC
LSU at Auburn 3:30 p.m. CBS
USF at Illinois 3:30 p.m. BTN
SMU at Michigan 3:30 p.m. BTN
Duke at Baylor 3:30 p.m. FS1
Miami (OH) at Minnesota 3:30 p.m. BTN
BYU at Wisconsin 3:30 p.m. ABC / WatchESPN
Boise State at Oklahoma State 3:30 p.m. ESPN / WatchESPN
Lehigh at Navy 3:30 p,m, CBSSN
Central Michigan at Northern Illinois 3:30 p.m. ESPN+ / WatchESPN
North Texas at Arkansas 4:00 p.m. SECN / WatchESPN
Colorado State at Florida 4:00 p.m. SECN / WatchESPN
UTSA at Kansas State 4:00 p.m.
Eastern Kentucky at Bowling Green 4:00 p.m. ESPN3 / WatchESPN
Wofford at Wyoming 4:00 p.m.
Houston at Texas Tech 4:15 p.m. FOX
Ohio at Virginia 4:30 p.m. ESPN2 / WatchESPN
New Hampshire at Colorado 5:00 p.m. PAC12
San Jose State at Oregon 5:00 p.m. PAC12
Idaho State at California 6:00 p.m. PAC12
Bethune-Cookman at Florida Atlantic 6:00 p.m.
Eastern Michigan at Buffalo 6:00 p.m. ESPNU / WatchESPN
Alabama at Ole Miss 7:00 p.m. ESPN / WatchESPN
Oregon State at Nevada 7:00 p.m. ESPNU / WatchESPN
Alabama A&M at Cincinnati 7:00 p.m. ESPN3 / WatchESPN
Arkansas State at Tulsa 7:00 p.m. CBSSN
Delaware State at Western Michigan 7:00 p.m. ESPN+ / WatchESPN
Texas State at South Alabama 7:00 p.m. ESPN+ / WatchESPN
Louisiana at Mississippi State 7:30 p.m. ESPN2 / WatchESPN
Missouri at Purdue 7:30 p.m. BTN
Louisiana Monroe at Texas A&M 7:30 p.m. SECN / WatchESPN
Northern Iowa at Iowa 7:30 p.m. BTN
Western Kentucky at Louisville 7:30 p.m. ACCN / WatchESPN
Akron at Northwestern 7:30 p.m. BTN
UMass at Florida International 7:30 p.m.
USC at Texas 8:00 p.m. FOX
Eastern Washington at Washington State 8:00 p.m. PAC12
Ohio State at TCU 8:00 p.m. ABC / WatchESPN
New Mexico at New Mexico State 8:00 p.m.
Washington at Utah 10:00 p.m. ESPN / WatchESPN
Prairie View A&M at UNLV 10:00 p.m.
Arizona State at San Diego State 10:30 p.m. CBSSN
Fresno State at UCLA 10:30 p.m. FS1
Southern Utah at Arizona 11:00 p.m. PAC12
UCF at North Carolina Cancelled
Marshall at South Carolina Cancelled
East Carolina at Virginia Tech Cancelled
West Virginia at NC State Cancelled
Southern Mississippi at Appalachian State Postponed
Norfolk State at Liberty Postponed