Nov 10, 2012; Austin, TX, USA; Detailed view of a Nike football on the field before a game between the Texas Longhorns and Iowa State Cyclones at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

College football opening day: Where to watch online


College football is back! This means there will be plenty of action over the next few days and we have you covered with where you can watch the action and how to catch it online.

As you will see below, games are airing tonight on ESPN, ESPN U, the Big Ten Network, CBS Sports Network and FOX Sports 1. For the games airing on the ESPN family of networks, you can catch the action on the WatchESPN app on your mobile device or laptop, as well as ESPN3.com.

Here is the full schedule for Thursday’s games on opening day of the college football season:

TIME (ET) AWAY HOME TV
6:00 pm Liberty Flames  Kent State Golden Flashes  ESP3
6:00 pm North Carolina Tar Heels  6 South Carolina Gamecocks  ESPN
6:30 pm Presbyterian Blue Hose  Wake Forest Demon Deacons  ESP3
7:00 pm Illinois State Redbirds  Ball State Cardinals  ESP3
7:00 pm Tulsa Golden Hurricane  Bowling Green Falcons  ESPU
7:00 pm Indiana State Sycamores  Indiana Hoosiers  BTN BTN2
7:00 pm UNLV Rebels  Minnesota Golden Gophers  BTN BTN2
7:00 pm Akron Zips  UCF Knights  ESP3
7:30 pm Western Carolina Catamounts  Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders 
7:30 pm Southern Utah Thunderbirds  South Alabama Jaguars  ESP3
8:00 pm Jackson State Tigers  Tulane Green Wave 
8:00 pm Utah State Aggies  Utah Utes  FS1
9:15 pm Ole Miss Rebels  Vanderbilt Commodores  ESPN
10:00 pm Sacramento State Hornets  San Jose State Spartans 
10:30 pm Rutgers Scarlet Knights  Fresno State Bulldogs  ESPU
11:00 pm 24 USC Trojans  Hawaii Rainbow Warriors  CBSS

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