By Jack Ryan

ABC and ESPN just announced their Labor Day weekend college football schedule, and the Big 10 is well represented.

In addition to the Ohio State meeting Indiana, ESPN will air games involving Wisconsin, Penn State and Michigan, with the Wolverines’ non-conference pairing with Florida set for broadcast at 3:30 p.m. ET on Saturday.

All four Big Ten teams are expected to be in contention for a New Year’s Six bowl and Playoff berth.

The full televised schedule for Week 1 of the upcoming season and the prime time games set for Week 2 and Week 3 (all times Eastern):


Thursday, Aug. 31

Ohio State at Indiana, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Friday, Sept. 1

Utah State at Wisconsin, 9 p.m. (ESPN)

Saturday, Sept. 2

Akron at Penn State, noon (ABC)

Kent State at Clemson, noon (ESPN)

N.C. State vs. South Carolina (in Charlotte), 3 p.m. (ESPN)

Florida vs. Michigan (in Arlington, Texas), 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Appalachian State at Georgia, 6:15 p.m. (ESPN)

Alabama vs. Florida State (in Atlanta), 8 p.m. (ABC)

Brigham Young vs. LSU (in Houston), 9:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Sunday, Sept. 3

South Carolina State at Southern, 2:30 p.m. (ESPN2)

Virginia Tech vs. West Virginia (in Landover, Md.), 7:30 p.m. (ABC)

Monday, Sept. 4

Georgia Tech vs. Tennessee (in Atlanta), 8 p.m. (ESPN)


Saturday, Sept. 9

Oklahoma at Ohio State, 7:30 p.m. (ABC)


Saturday, Sept. 16

Miami (Fla.) at Florida State, 8 p.m. (ABC)