Waiting for football? Here it is! The first weekend begins this Saturday, 10 days before Labor Day.
As some announcers would say, “It’s just the start of things!”
Nebraska at Illinois – a Big Ten match will be played in Champaign, Illinois on Saturday at 1pm. There will be eight games played between Saturday and next Wednesday.
Saturday, Aug. 28
Nebraska at Illinois | 1 p.m. | FOX, Joe Davis, Brock Huard, Bruce Feldman
UConn at Fresno State | 2 p.m. | CBSSN, Rich Waltz, Aaron Taylor,
Hawai’i at UCLA | 3:30 p.m. | ESPN, ESPN: Beth Mowins, Kirk Morrison, Dawn Davenport
Eastern Illinois at Indiana State | 6 p.m. | ESPN+, ESPN+: Brian Jennings, Katrell Moss
Alcorn State vs. North Carolina Central | 7 p.m. | ESPN, Mark Jones, Jay Walker, Robert Griffin III, Quint Kessenich
UTEP at New Mexico State | 9:30 p.m. | FloFootball, AggieVision, Adam Young, Danny Knee*
Southern Utah at San Jose State | 10 p.m. | CBSSN, Jason Knapp, Aaron Murray, Amanda Guerra
Wednesday, Sept. 1
UAB vs. Jacksonville State | 7:30 p.m. | ESPN, Roy Philpott, Kelly Stouffer and Lauren Sisler
* NM State Athletics and NM State Sports Properties have named Stephanie Shields and NM State graduate Tatiana Favela to serve as the 2021 TV sideline reporters
Thanks to Eye on Sky for its continued cooperation, sharing data and information