College Football Week #14: Determinations still to be made; Still big Opportunities! USC-Utah key

The schedule will thin down this weekend. It will be more manageable for fans to get their hands around it. We’re down to conference and national championships. The long list of games we’ve come to enjoy each weekend are behind us each Saturdays.
Going through the television schedule will tell us who the networks consider voices at the top of their rankings.
Sean Kelly – who sounded good in his first season at U of Florida gets the ACC Championship on ESPN Radio.
Friday, December 2 
7:30 PM- CUSA Championship: North Texas at UTSA; CBSSN: Rich Waltz, Aaron Taylor
8 PM- Pac-12 Championship: USC vs. Utah; FOX: Jason Benetti, Brock Huard, Allison Williams
ESPN Radio: Marc Kestecher, Kelly Stouffer, Ian Fitzsimmons
Saturday, December 3
Noon- Big 12 Championship: Kansas State vs. TCU; ABC, ESPN3: Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, 
ESPN Radio: Mike Couzens, Max Starks 
Noon- MAC Championship: Kent State vs. Northern Illinois; ESPN: Beth Mowins, Kirk Morrison 
3 PM- AggieVision, FloFootball: Valparaiso at New Mexico State;  Adam Young, Danny Knee
3:30 PM- Sun Belt Championship: Coastal Carolina at Troy; ESPN: Dave Flemming, Rod Gilmore
4 PM- MW Championship: Fresno St. at Boise State; FOX: Tim Brando, Spencer Tillman
4 PM- American Championship: UCF at Tulane; ABC, ESPN3: Dave Pasch, Dusty Dvoracek
4 PM- SEC Championship: LSU vs. Georgia; CBS, PARA+: Brad Nessler, Gary Danielson, Jenny Dell 
Westwood One Radio: Mike Watts, Derek Rackley, Olivia Dekker 
SEC Radio from Learfield: Dave Neal, Dave Archer, Stephen Hartzell
4 PM- SWAC Championship: Southern at Jackson State; ESPN2: Tiffany Greene, Jay Walker
8 PM- B1G Championship: Purdue vs. Michigan; FOX: Gus Johnson, Joel Klatt, Allison Williams
Compass Media: Gregg Daniels, Tiki Barber
8 PM- ACC Championship: North Carolina vs. Clemson; ABC, ESPN3: Sean McDonough, Todd Blackledge ESPN Radio: Sean Kelley, Tom Ramsey
Saturday, December 3
Noon- New Hampshire at Holy Cross; ESPN+: Robert Lee, Craig Haubert 
2 PM- Gardner-Webb at William & Mary; ESPN+: James Westling, Leger Douzable
2 PM- Furman at UIW; ESPN+: David Saltzman, Taylor McHargue
3 PM- Delaware at South Dakota State; ESPN+: Sam Neidermann, Adam Brenemen
3 PM- Weber State at Montana State; ESPN+: Ted Emrich, Tyoka Jackson
3 PM- Southeastern Louisiana at Samford; ESPN+: Michael Reghi, Forrest Conoly
3:30 PM- Montana at North Dakota State; ESPN+: Connor Onion, Charles Arbuckle
5 PM- Richmond at Sacramento State; ESPN+: Noah Reed, Marcus Ray
The NCAA version of the weekend schedule

Week 14

Friday, Dec. 2

Akron at Buffalo | 1 p.m. | CBSSN
UTSA vs. North Texas — Conference USA Championship (San Antonio, Texas) | 7:30 p.m. | CBSSN
No. 4 USC vs. No. 11 Utah — Pac-12 Championship (Las Vegas, Nevada) | 8 p.m. | FOX

Saturday, Dec. 3

No. 3 TCU vs. No. 10 Kansas State — Big 12 Championship (Arlington, Texas) | 12 p.m. | ABC
Ohio vs. Toledo — MAC Championship (Detroit, Michigan) | 12 p.m. | ESPN
Holy Cross vs. New Hampshire (FCS second round) | 12 p.m. | ESPN+
William & Mary vs. Gardner-Webb (FCS second round) | 2 p.m. | ESPN+
UIW vs. Furman (FCS second round) | 2 p.m. | ESPN+
South Dakota State vs. Delaware (FCS second round) | 3 p.m. | ESPN+
Montana State vs. Weber State (FCS second round) | 3 p.m. | ESPN+
Samford vs. Southeastern Louisiana (FCS second round) | 3 p.m. | ESPN+
Troy vs. Coastal Carolina — Sun Belt Championship (Troy, Alabama) | 3:30 p.m. | ESPN
North Dakota State vs. Montana (FCS second round) | 3:30 p.m. | ESPN+
No. 1 Georgia vs. No. 14 LSU — SEC Championship (Atlanta) | 4 p.m. | CBS
No. 18 Tulane vs. No. 22 UCF — AAC Championship (New Orleans) | 4 p.m. | ABC
Boise State vs. Fresno State — Mountain West Championship (Boise, Idaho) | 4 p.m. | FOX
Jackson State vs. Southern — SWAC Championship (Jackson, Mississippi) | 4 p.m. | ESPN2
Sacramento State vs. Richmond (FCS second round) | 5 p.m. | ESPN+
No. 2 Michigan vs. Purdue — Big Ten Championship (Indianapolis, Indiana) | 8 p.m. | FOX
No. 9 Clemson vs. No. 23 North Carolina — ACC Champ. (Charlotte, North Carolina) | 8 p.m. | ABC

David J. Halberstam

David is a 40-year + industry veteran who served as play-by-play announcer for St. John's University basketball in New York and as radio play-by-play voice of the Miami Heat in South Florida. He is the author of Sports on New York Radio: A Play-by-Play History and The Fundamentals of Sports Media and Sponsorship Sales: Developing New Accounts.

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