Full Week 7 college football TV schedule guide: Red River Rivalry, Florida-LSU the highlights

Sam Greenwood

Mack Brown's last stand, a big SEC rivalry, and Oregon's trip to Washington highlight college football's Week 7. Note: We've removed weeknight games that have already happened.

12 p.m. ET 12 Oklahoma vs. Texas ABC
12 p.m. ET 25 Missouri at 7 Georgia ESPN
12 p.m. ET Iowa State at 20 Texas Tech FS1
12 p.m. ET Pittsburgh at 24 Virginia Tech ESPNU
12 p.m. ET Eastern Michigan at Army CBSSN
12 p.m. ET Lehigh at Columbia NBCSN
12 p.m. ET Memphis vs. Houston ESPN News
12 p.m. ET Indiana at Michigan State ESPN2
12 p.m. ET Nebraska at Purdue Big Ten Network
12 p.m. ET Kansas at TCU FSN, MSG+, ROOT-PIT
12 p.m. ET USF at UConn SNY, Altitude
12:21 p.m. ET 14 South Carolina at Arkansas SEC Network, MSG
12:30 p.m. ET Navy at Duke ACC Network
2 p.m. ET Western Carolina at Auburn Pay-per-view, ESPN3.com
2 p.m. ET Central Michigan at Ohio Time Warner Cable, ESPN3
2 p.m. ET Buffalo at Western Michigan ESPN3.com
2 p.m. ET Missouri State at North Dakota State NBC ND, ESPN3.com
3 p.m. ET Kent State at Ball State ESPN3.com
3 p.m. ET Miami (Ohio) at UMass ESPN3.com
3:30 p.m. ET 15 Baylor at Kansas State FOX
3:30 p.m. ET 17 Florida at 10 LSU CBS
3:30 p.m. ET 19 Northwestern at Wisconsin ABC or ESPN2
3:30 p.m. ET Boston College at 3 Clemson ABC or ESPN2
3:30 p.m. ET East Carolina at Tulane WITN
3:30 p.m. ET New Mexico at Wyoming ROOT-NW, RM
3:30 p.m. ET Rice at UTSA TWC Sports
3:30 p.m. ET Richmond at James Madison NBCSN
3:30 p.m. ET San Jose State at Colorado State CBSSN
3:30 p.m. ET Syracuse at NC State ROOT-PIT, MSG+
3:30 p.m. ET Troy at Georgia State ESPN3, CSS, Sun Belt Net
3:30 p.m. ET Virginia at Maryland ESPNU
4 p.m. ET 2 Oregon at 16 Washington Fox Sports 1
4 p.m. ET Eastern Washington at North Dakota MidcoSN
4 p.m. ET Tennessee State at Jacksonville State TV24
5 p.m. ET 18 Michigan at Penn State ESPN
5 p.m. ET Akron at 23 NIU ESPN3.com
5 p.m. ET Marshall at FAU FOX College Sports
6 p.m. ET 5 Stanford at Utah Pac-12 Network
7 p.m. ET 1 Alabama at Kentucky ESPN2
7 p.m. ET Georgia Tech at BYU ESPNU
7 p.m. ET Idaho at Arkansas State ESPN3.com
7 p.m. ET Middle Tennessee at North Texas meangreensports.com
7 p.m. ET ULM at Texas State Longhorn Network
7 p.m. ET Illinois State at Youngstown State ESPN3.com, CSN-CHI
7 p.m. ET Montana at UC Davis Max Media
7 p.m. ET Villanova at Towson NBCSN
7:30 p.m. ET UAB at FIU CSS
7:30 p.m. ET Bowling Green at Miss State FSN
8 p.m. ET Tulsa at UTEP FS1
8 p.m. ET Boise State at Utah State CBSSN
8:05 p.m. ET Hawaii at UNLV MW Network Streaming
8:30 p.m. ET 9 Texas A&M at Ole Miss ESPN
10 p.m. ET Colorado at Arizona State Pac-12 Network
10:30 p.m. ET California at 11 UCLA ESPN2
10:30 p.m. ET Oregon State at Washington State ESPNU

Lunch shift

Best option: No. 12 Oklahoma vs. Texas in Dallas

Announcers: Sean McDonough, Chris Spielman and Quint Kessenich
Odds: Oklahoma -14
Weather: 80s, chance of storms

The annual Red River Shootout takes on a different feel in 2013. The Longhorns are trending in the wrong direction; after a rough start to the year, the UT faithful is calling for Mack Brown to be canned. While it seems his job is probably safe until the end of the year -- firing him mid-season wouldn't exactly accomplish much -- a blowout to the hated Sooners could force the athletic department to make a tough decision.

Plan B: No. 25 Missouri at No. 7 Georgia

Missouri is 5-0 for the fifth time since 2006, and its ranking is a nice reward for that start. On the other side, Georgia's wracked with injuries.

Keep it in mind: Indiana at Michigan State, Pittsburgh at No. 24 Virginia Tech, Nebraska at Purdue

Indiana is a full-on Chaos Team after lighting up Penn State in Bloomington last week. No matter how much fun its offense looks like, going up against Michigan State's top-ranked defense is a lesson in pain waiting to happen. Virginia Tech should be able to handle Pitt, and Nebraska would love to write Purdue's application to the MAC with a big win in West Lafayette.

In case of emergency: Iowa State at No. 20 Texas Tech

The Cyclones are hurting after having their upset bid against Texas go south in the dying minutes. Texas Tech would be more than happy to light up the ISU secondary in this letdown game waiting to happen. This could get ugly.

Afternoon

Best option: No. 17 Florida at No. 10 LSU

Announcers: Verne Lundquist, Gary Danielson and Tracy Wolfson
Odds: LSU -7
Weather: 80s, partly cloudy

A matchup of two of the SEC's best programs should provide the best game of the day. Neither program has finished with a losing record since 1999, and each has four SEC Championship berths since then — though never against each other, sadly.

Florida QB Tyler Murphy has been decent since assuming the starting QB role after a Jeff Driskel season-ending injury, but Murphy's entering into a mammoth part of the schedule, and this is his first true test.

The Tigers still have SEC title dreams, too, and a win here will catapult LSU straight back into that discussion. Zach Mettenberger has been a revelation in his senior season, nearly throwing LSU to victory in an instant classic at Georgia, but he'll be facing the country's best secondary this week. If Loucheiz Purifoy and company can shut down the LSU passing attack, they just may leave Baton Rouge with a win in hand.

Plan B: No. 2 Oregon at No. 16 Washington

Oregon's only a two-touchdown favorite here, and "only" isn't being used ironically.The Ducks have played four games against BCS conference competition already and won by an average of 43.5 points; only mercy on Oregon's part has kept that margin from being substantially larger. Washington did just take Stanford to the limit in Palo Alto, and Keith Price is the real deal at QB, so the Ducks could well be in for their first test of the season.

Keep it in mind: No. 18 Michigan at Penn State, No. 19 Northwestern at Wisconsin

Two clutch Big Ten battles will help set positioning for division title runs down the stretch. Michigan can keep a share of the Legends Division lead with a win in Happy Valley, but Penn State will be out for blood after getting rolled at Indiana last week.

Northwestern was heroic in its 40-30 loss to Ohio State (a game much closer than the score indicates), but gets absolutely no respite in going to Madison. Wisconsin will be eager to unleash its running attack after seeing what Ohio State RB Carlos Hyde did to the 'Cats last week (206 total yards, 3 TDs). A loss pushes Northwestern to 0-2 and almost certainly out of the Big Ten Championship hunt, so this is a must-win for the reeling Wildcats.

In case of emergency: No. 15 Baylor at Kansas State

This might get out of hand, fast. KSU is not good, and Baylor has been an unstoppable demon force on offense. If that's your thing, hey, tune on in.

Evening shift

Best option: No. 9 Texas A&M at Ole Miss

Announcers: Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge and Holly Rowe
Odds: Texas A&M -7
Weather: Upper 60s, partly cloudy

If y'all want to take off a Saturday night instead of watching college football, this might be the weekend to do it. That's no disrespect to Texas A&M and Johnny Manziel, who are creeping into appointment-viewing territory, but this is pretty much the only nationally relevant game of the evening.

Ole Miss is coming off an unexpected loss at Auburn and hoping to avoid an 0-3 start in SEC play. A strong showing here just might do it. Texas A&M is a beast on offense, but prone to giving up yards and points in bulk. That's the type of team Ole Miss QB Bo Wallace can thrive against. It should be another SEC shootout — god I can't believe I'm writing that — and, if fans are lucky, another game that comes down to the final few minutes.

Plan B: Georgia Tech at BYU

Nobody's going to mistake this game for the national championship, though BYU did win a national championship in the 80's and Georgia Tech were split champions in the early '90s. Any chance you get to watch Paul Johnson and Bronco Mendenhall coaching against each other is worth taking, especially with a matchup like BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy taking on the Yellow Jacket option attack.

Keep it in mind: Boise State at Utah State

Utah State is still reeling from the loss of QB Chuckie Keeton to a knee injury, while Boise State is reeling from it not being 2010 anymore.

In case of emergency: No. 1 Alabama at Kentucky

Some people are sadists, and the more we give them games like this, the less they'll be out on our streets, maiming our good and decent people. You don't have to watch this or enjoy it; just know that it's important for public safety that others do.

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