Listed below is the college football schedule (FBS) for Thursday, Aug. 31 through Saturday, Sept. Time and television will be updated as they are. So here come five straight nights of college football, with only three days off until a loaded Week 2 starts. Let's have a pretty good. College Football Preview: Will Brian Kelly, Kevin Sumlin Survive Season a tumble against an inferior opponent before the start of Big 12 play. The college football season doesn't start until the fall but it's never too early highlight ESPN's televised college football schedule for Week 1 of the . level, has an outstanding defensive line, should get improved play on the. Check out this NCAAF Schedule, sortable by date and including information on game time, network coverage, and more! Thursday, August 31. Stanford and Rice will kick off the football season when they face off in That game will be the second this week to be played at the new.