Ohio State’s Cardale Jones carries the ball against Virginia Tech on Monday, Sept. 7, 2015, at Lane Stadium in Blacksburg, Va. David Jablonski/Staff

Football viewing guide for this weekend

This week marks the first full week of football action with the NFL returning this weekend. With plenty of college football on television, there will be plenty of opportunities to catch some games on television. 

Here is a look at the television schedule for this weekend for local teams and the conferences they play in (Ohio teams in bold): All games listed below are Saturday.

American Athletic Conference

  • South Florida  vs Florida State, 11:30 a.m. on ESPN
  • Army vs UConn, noon on CBS Sports Network
  • East Carolina vs Florida, 7 p.m. on ESPN2
  • Temple vs Cincinnati, 8 p.m. on ESPNews
  • UCF vs Stanford, 10:30 p.m. on FS1

Big Ten Conference

  • Bowling Green vs Maryland, noon on BTN
  • Buffalo vs Penn State, noon on ESPN2
  • Indiana State vs Purdue, noon on ESPNews
  • Miami University vs Wisconsin, noon on ESPNU
  • Oregon State vs Michigan, noon on ABC
  • Western Illinois vs Illinois, noon on BTN
  • Hawai'i vs Ohio State, 3:30 p.m. on BTN
  • Minnesota vs Colorado State, 3:30 p.m. on CBS Sports Network
  • Washington State vs Rutgers, 3:30 p.m. on ESPN2
  • Eastern Illinois vs Northwestern, 3:30 p.m. on ESPNews
  • Iowa vs Iowa State, 4:30 p.m. on FOX
  • FIU vs Indiana, 8 p.m. on BTN
  • Oregon vs Michigan State, 8 p.m. on ABC
  • South Alabama vs Nebraska, 8 p.m. on BTN

Mid-American Conference

  • Bowling Green vs Maryland, noon on BTN
  • Miami University vs Wisconsin, noon on ESPNU
  • Buffalo vs Penn State, noon on ESPN2
  • Toledo vs Arkansas, 4 p.m. on SEC Network
  • Marshall vs Ohio, 7 p.m. on American Sports Network 45.2 
  • Ball State vs Texas A&M, 7 p.m. on ESPNU

NFL Football TV Schedule:

  • Thursday 8:30 pm: Pittsburgh vs. New England on NBC
  • Sunday 1 pm: New York Jets vs. Cleveland on WHIO-TV (CBS)/AM1290 and News 95.7FM WHIO Radio
  • Sunday 1 pm: Green Bay vs. Chicago on Fox
  • Sunday 4:25 pm: Cincinnati vs. Oakland on WHIO-TV (CBS)
  • Sunday 8:30 pm: New York Giants at Dallas on NBC
  • Monday 7:10 pm: Philadelphia at Atlanta on ESPN
  • Monday at 10:20 pm: Minnesota at San Francisco on ESPN

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