College football television schedule for the 2021 season

This year’s college football season will still be impacted by COVID-19, but the upcoming schedule will look more like a traditional campaign than last year.

The first full weekend of the season begins on September 2 and the schedule runs until the usual end date on the first Saturday in December. The college football playoff semifinals are scheduled for the Orange Bowl and Cotton Bowl on Dec. 31. The national championship game will take place on January 10, 2022 in Indianapolis.

Below are matches scheduled for national networks, with times listed in Eastern Time unless otherwise specified. Dates and times are subject to change.

Friday, December 3

Western Kentucky at Texas-San Antonio, Conference USA Championship Game, CBSSN, 7 p.m.

Oregon vs. Utah, Pac-12 Championship Game, Las Vegas, ABC, 8 p.m.

saturday 4 december

Baylor vs. Oklahoma State, Big 12 Championship Game, Arlington, Texas, ABC, Noon

Northern Illinois vs. Kent State, Mid-American Championship Game, Detroit, ESPN, Noon

Utah State at San Diego State, Mountain West Championship Game, Fox, 3 p.m.


Appalachian State at Louisiana-Lafayette, Sun Belt Championship Game, ESPN, 3:30

Alabama vs. Georgia, SEC Championship Game, Atlanta, CBS 4 p.m.

Houston at Cincinnati, U.S. Track & Field Championship Game, ABC, 4 p.m.

Iowa vs. Michigan, Indianapolis Big Ten Championship Game, Fox, 8 p.m.

Pittsburgh vs. Wake Forest, ACC Championship Game, Charlotte, NC, ABC, 9:20 a.m.

saturday 11 december

Army vs. Navy, East Rutherford, New Jersey, CBS, 3 p.m.

Friday, December 31

Cotton Bowl, College Football Playoff Semifinal, ESPN, 4 or 8 p.m.

Orange Bowl, College Football Playoff Semifinal, ESPN, 4 or 8 p.m.

monday january 10

College Football Playoff Championship Game, ESPN, 8 p.m.

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: College Football TV Schedule, Dates, Times for the 2021 Season

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