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College Football Schedule, Week 3 2017: Clemson-Louisville a big test for Lamar Jackson

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The top game in the country this Saturday takes place in the ACC with a tough test for the reigning Heisman Trophy winner.

Louisville v Clemson Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images

College football conferences around the country are starting to inch their way into in-conference games, and although the Big Ten has one more week before most teams start conference play, this Sunday sees the SEC and ACC moving into full conference mode.

This week, the best matchup on paper involves the ACC, with the reigning National Champions facing off against the reigning Heisman Trophy winner. Lamar Jackson and the Louisville Cardinals host the Clemson Tigers in a tough early test.

Here are the big games on the schedule today around the country.

Early Games

#25 UCLA Bruins at Memphis Tigers

Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis, TN
ABC
11:00 AM CT (12 Noon ET)

#9 Oklahoma State Cowboys at Pittsburgh Panthers

Heinz Field, Pittsburgh, PA
ESPN
12:00 Noon ET

Air Force Falcons at #7 Michigan Wolverines

Michigan Stadium, Ann Arbor, MI
BTN
12 Noon ET

Northern Illinois Huskies at Nebraska Cornhuskers

Memorial Stadium, Lincoln, NE
FOX Sports 1
12 Noon ET

Afternoon Kickoffs

#10 Wisconsin Badgers at BYU Cougars

LaVell Edwards Stadium, Provo, UT
ABC
12:30 PM MT (3:30 ET)

#23 Tennessee Volunteers at #24 Florida Gators

Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, Gainesville, FL
CBS
3:30 PM ET

SMU Broncos at #20 TCU Horned Frogs

Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, TX
ESPNU
2:30 PM CT (3:30 ET)

Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Boston College Eagles

Boston College Alumni Stadium, Chestnut Hill, MA
ESPN
3:30 PM ET

#16 Virginia Tech Hokies at East Carolina Pirates

Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium, Greenville, NC
CBS Sports Network
3:30 PM ET

Army Black Knights at #8 Ohio State Buckeyes

Ohio Stadium, Columbus, OH
FOX
4:30 PM ET

Oregon State Beavers at #21 Washington State Cougars

Martin Stadium, Pullman, WA
Pac-12 Network
2:30 PM PT (5:30 ET)

Evening Games

#12 LSU Tigers at Mississippi State Bulldogs

Davis Wade Stadium, Starkville, MS
ESPN
6:00 PM CT (7:00 ET)

Colorado State Rams at #1 Alabama Crimson Tide

Bryant-Denny Stadium, Tuscaloosa, AL
ESPN2
6:00 PM CT (7:00 ET)

#18 Kansas State Wildcats at Vanderbilt Commodores

Vanderbilt Stadium, Nashville, TN
ESPNU
6:30 PM CT (7:30 ET)

Georgia State Panthers at #5 Penn State Nittany Lions

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

#3 Clemson Tigers at #14 Louisville Cardinals

Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium, Louisville, KY
ABC
8:00 PM ET

Texas Longhorns at #4 USC Trojans

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, CA
FOX
5:30 PM PT (8:30 ET)

Fresno State Bulldogs at #6 Washington Huskies

Husky Stadium, Seattle, WA
Pac-12 Network
6:30 PM PT (9:30 ET)