Let's take a look at the marquee games on the schedule that will get national TV coverage. All times Pacific
September 3rd--Michigan at Utah, 5:30 PM, FOX Sports 1: Jim Harbaugh's return to college football starts under the lights in Rice Eccles against Kyle Whittingham and a fierce Utes squad.
September 4th--Washington at Boise State, 7:15 PM, ESPN: Chris Petersen makes his return to his old stomping grounds. I don't expect this game to be heated at all.
September 5th--Virginia at UCLA, 12:30 PM, FOX: The path to another Pac-12 championship for the Bruins will start with tough challenges against a Cavaliers team that gave them trouble last season.
September 11th--Utah State at Utah, 6 PM, ESPN2: The Utes always have a tough time with their cross-state rivals. Do they have the strength to bully past the Aggies?
September 12th--Oregon at Michigan State, 5 PM, ABC: Oregon needs to get past the Spartans to ensure their best path to a college football playoff bid.
September 19th--Cal at Texas, 4 PM, FOX: Sonny Dykes faces what figures to be a must-win game for the California Golden Bears to be ready to compete for anything this season.
September 19th--USC at Stanford, 5 PM, ABC: The Trojans and Cardinal have battled to the wire for the past five seasons. Don't expect anything to change this season.
|Thurs., Sept. 3||Michigan at UTAH||5:30 p.m. PT/6:30 p.m. MT||FOX Sports 1|
|UTSA at ARIZONA||7 p.m. PT||P12N|
|COLORADO at Hawai’i||10 p.m. PT/7 p.m. HT||CBSSN|
|Fri., Sept. 4||Weber State at OREGON STATE||5 p.m. PT||P12N|
|WASHINGTON at Boise State||7:15 p.m. PT||ESPN|
|Sat., Sept. 5||Portland State at WASHINGTON STATE||11 a.m. PT||P12N|
|Virginia at UCLA||12:30 p.m. PT||FOX|
|Grambling at CALIFORNIA||2 p.m. PT||P12N|
|Eastern Washington at OREGON||5 p.m. PT||P12N|
|Arkansas State at USC||8 p.m.||P12N|
|ARIZONA STATE vs. Texas A&M (1)||TBA|
|STANFORD at Northwestern||TBA|
|Fri., Sept. 11||Utah State at UTAH||6 p.m. PT/7 p.m. MT||ESPN2|
|Sat., Sept. 12||Sacramento State at WASHINGTON||11 a.m. PT||P12N|
|Massachusetts at COLORADO||11 a.m. PT/12 noon MT||P12N|
|San Diego State at CALIFORNIA||2 p.m. PT||P12N|
|ARIZONA at Nevada||4 p.m. PT||CBSSN|
|Idaho at USC||5 p.m. PT||P12N|
|OREGON at Michigan State||5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET||ABC|
|UCF at STANFORD||7:30 p.m. PT||FOX Sports 1|
|UCLA at UNLV||7:30 p.m. PT||CBSSN|
|Cal Poly at ARIZONA STATE||8 p.m. PT||P12N|
|OREGON STATE at Michigan||TBA|
|WASHINGTON STATE at Rutgers||TBA|
|Fri., Sept. 18||New Mexico at ARIZONA STATE||7 p.m. PT||P12N|
|Sat,. Sept. 19||Georgia State at OREGON||11 a.m. PT||P12N|
|Utah State at WASHINGTON||2 p.m. PT||P12N|
|COLORADO vs. Colorado State (2)||4 p.m. PT/5 p.m. MT||CBSSN|
|San Jose State at OREGON STATE||5 p.m. PT||P12N|
|STANFORD at USC||5 p.m. PT||ABC|
|Wyoming at WASHINGTON STATE||5:30 p.m. PT||P12N|
|UTAH at Fresno State||7:30 p.m. PT||CBSSN|
|BYU at UCLA||7:30 p.m. PT||FOX Sports 1|
|Northern Arizona at ARIZONA||8 p.m. PT||P12N|
|CALIFORNIA at Texas||4:30 p.m. PT/6:30 p.m. CT||FOX|