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College Football Week 8 Schedule: Michigan-Penn State and USC-Notre Dame headline

The Big Ten takes center stage with one prominent game tonight while a long-running, non-conference rivalry will be one to watch.

Penn State v Michigan Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images

Finally, we have some games that look good on paper!

Although last week’s college football schedule looked like a boring weekend, it turned out to be anything but. It was the wackiest week of the year (so far at least), as a whopping FOUR top-ten teams lost to unranked opponents.

Clemson and Washington State both fell on Friday night a week ago, but then Washington and Auburn both went down on Saturday.

This week, we actually have a few games that we think should be interesting going in, with two games this evening featuring ranked teams on both sidelines. Get your remotes ready to flip back and forth between ABC and NBC, as Michigan-Penn State and USC-Notre Dame should make for good viewing tonight.


Early Games

Maryland Terrapins at #5 Wisconsin Badgers

11:00 AM CT (12 Noon ET)
Camp Randall Stadium, Madison, WI

#10 Oklahoma State Cowboys at Texas Longhorns

11:00 AM CT (12 Noon ET)
Darrell K. Royal Memorial Stadium, Austin, TX

Louisville Cardinals at Florida State Seminoles

12:00 Noon ET
Doak Campbell Stadium, Tallahassee, FL

Iowa Hawkeyes at Northwestern Wildcats

11:00 AM CT (12 Noon ET)
Ryan Field, Evanston, IL

Afternoon Kickoffs

Indiana Hoosiers at #18 Michigan State Spartans

3:30 PM ET
Spartan Stadium, East Lansing, MI

Tennessee Volunteers at #1 Alabama Crimson Tide

2:30 PM CT (3:30 ET)
Bryant-Denny Stadium, Tuscaloosa, AL

Syracuse Orange at #8 Miami Hurricanes

3:30 PM ET
Hard Rock Stadium, Miami, FL

North Carolina Tar Heels at #14 Virginia Tech Hokies

3:30 PM ET
Lane Stadium, Blacksburg, VA

#20 UCF Golden Knights at Navy Midshipmen

3:30 PM ET
Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, MD
CBS Sports Network

#9 Oklahoma Sooners at Kansas State Wildcats

3:00 PM CT (4:00 ET)
Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium, Manhattan, KS

Night Games

#11 USC Trojans at #13 Notre Dame Fighting Irish

7:00 PM ET
Notre Dame Stadium, South Bend, IN

#16 South Florida Bulls at Tulane Green Wave

6:00 PM CT (7:00 ET)
Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, LA

#24 LSU Tigers at Ole Miss Rebels

6:15 PM CT (7:15 ET)
Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, Oxford, MS

#19 Michigan Wolverines at #2 Penn State Nittany Lions

7:30 PM ET
Beaver Stadium, University Park, PA

#21 Auburn Tigers at Arkansas Razorbacks

6:30 PM CT (7:30 ET)
Razorback Stadium, Fayetteville, AR
SEC Network

Kansas Jayhawks at #4 TCU Horned Frogs

7:00 PM CT (8:00 ET)
Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, TX

#23 West Virginia Mountaineers at Baylor Bears

7:00 PM CT (8:00 ET)
McLane Stadium, Waco TX
FOX Sports 1 or FOX Sports 2

Colorado Buffaloes at #15 Washington State Cougars

7:45 PM PT (10:45 ET)
Martin Stadium, Pullman, WA