You can find information on when the 2020 college football season starts here. All scheduled games are tentative and the times and dates may change because of the coronavirus. Plans on how, when and if college football games will be played are changing, sometimes daily.
Event Link: https://is.gd/h03Pxx
The weekly schedules for each of the 76 FBS teams seem to undergo updates on a daily basis, with teams canceling or rescheduling based on the latest information on the COVID-19 pandemic. That said, the first FBS football games are set to take place on Thursday, marking the start of one of the strangest college football seasons in its 151-year history.
The opening weekend features nine games, though people hoping to see Power 5 representation will have to wait another week. All told, it’s a confusing, mercurial situation that can change at any given moment.
But Sporting News is here to make sure you have all the info you need to watch not only the Week 1 slate of games, but also the opening games for ACC, Big 12 and SEC teams. That includes times, dates, TV information, live stream options and more:
MORE: Picking the best game each week of this year’s schedule
When is the first college football game in 2020?
The first game involving an FBS team will kick off on Thursday, Sept. 3. UAB (Conference USA) will host FCS opponent Central Arkansas at 8 p.m., followed by South Alabama (Sun Belt) traveling to take on Southern Miss (C-USA) at 9 p.m. ET.
The first fall Saturday games kick off two days later on Sept. 5. Six contests comprising independent, Group of 5 and FCS teams will take place. The opening weekend of the 2020 college football season will conclude on Labor Day as Navy (AAC) hosts independent BYU.
How to watch college football games [Live Tickets]
The Citadel vs Clemson [Live Tickets]
South Fla. vs Notre Dame [Live Tickets]
Tulsa vs Oklahoma St. [Live Tickets]
Austin Peay vs Cincinnati [Live Tickets]
Miami vs Louisville [Live Tickets]
Louisiana vs Georgia St. [Live Tickets]
App State vs Marshall [Live Tickets]
Syracuse vs Pittsburgh [Live Tickets]
Houston vs Baylor [Live Tickets]
Boston College vs Duke [Live Tickets]
Navy vs Tulane [Live Tickets]
Liberty vs Western Ky. [Live Tickets]
SFA vs UTSA [Live Tickets]
Fla. Atlantic vs Ga. Southern [Live Tickets]
Troy vs Middle Tenn. [Live Tickets]
SMU vs North Texas [Live Tickets]
Louisiana Tech vs Southern Miss. [Live Tickets]
Texas St. vs ULM [Live Tickets]
Wake Forest vs NC State [Live Tickets]
Abilene Christian vs UTEP [Live Tickets]