College football 2015 TV schedule: Who to watch Saturday

A number of schools in The Associated Press Top 25 college football poll will get their 2015 seasons underway this weekend.

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Alabama quarterback Jake Coker (14) works through drills during NCAA college football practice, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

The opening week of college football continues Saturday with a host of season-opening games around the country.

As usual on a college football Saturday, games get started at noon Eastern time. And within The Associated Press Top 25 poll, No. 9 Georgia will play host to Louisiana-Monroe at that hour. You can watch this contest on ESPN's Southeastern Conference (SEC) TV network.

Staying in the noon hour Saturday, No. 21 Stanford travels to Evanston, Illinois, to take on Northwestern. This game will be televised on ESPN.

Moving to mid-afternoon, sixth-ranked Auburn will meet Louisville in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. The game will kick off at 3:30 p.m. Eastern and be broadcast on CBS.

No. 13 UCLA will play host to Virginia at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. Fox will have the broadcast of this contest at 3:30 p.m.

Arkansas, ranked 18th by the AP in their preseason poll, will play Texas-El Paso. This game also kicks off at 3:30 p.m. and can be seen on ESPNU.

No. 25 Tennessee returns to the national spotlight after several average seasons. The Volunteers take on Bowling Green in Nashville at 4 p.m. Eastern on the ESPN SEC Network.

Saturday evening, there's more action on the gridiron, starting with 15th-ranked Arizona State meeting Texas A&M in Houston. ESPN will have this contest, beginning at 7 p.m. Eastern.

Notre Dame, ranked 11th in the AP poll, will host the University of Texas at South Bend, Indiana, Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. NBC will televise this contest of two tradition-rich college football programs.

Speaking of Texas, one of the marquee matchups of the weekend will take place Saturday night at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington. No. 3 Alabama will meet 20th-ranked Wisconsin at 8 p.m. Eastern on ABC.

Also at 8 Eastern, seventh-ranked Oregon opens its 2015 season with a home game against Eastern Washington. This game can be seen on the Pac-12 TV network.

No. 10 Florida State plays host to Texas State at 8 p.m. on ESPNNews.

And finally, eighth-ranked Southern California will meet Arkansas State in Los Angeles at 11 p.m. Eastern time, also on the Pac-12 TV network.

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