Warm up the leftovers and find a spot on the couch. Thanksgiving weekend brings us two straight days of wall-to-wall college football, with plenty of conference championship and playoff implications involved.
Here’s your TV guide for the next two days.
All No. 14 Texas (8-3, 6-2) needs to do to earn a spot in the Big 12 championship game is beat Kansas (3-8, 1-7) in David Beaty’s final game in charge (11 a.m., FS1). Iowa (7-4, 4-4) and Nebraska (4-7, 3-5) meet in the annual Heroes Game (11 a.m., Fox). Here’s a complete preview.
11 a.m. games
Houston at Memphis, ABC
Nebraska at Iowa, Fox
Buffalo at Bowling Green, ESPNU
No. 14 Texas at Kansas, FS1
Akron at Ohio, CBSSN
No. 9 UCF (10-0, 7-0) will travel to South Florida (7-4, 3-4) to try to complete its second straight unbeaten regular season (3:15 p.m., ESPN). Virginia Tech (4-6, 3-4) needs to beat Virginia (7-4, 4-3) in the Commonwealth Cup (2:30 p.m., ABC), plus Marshall next week to become bowl eligible.
1:30 p.m. game
Arkansas at Missouri, CBS
2:30 p.m. games
Virginia at Virginia Tech, ABC
East Carolina at Cincinnati, CBSSN
3 p.m. game
Oregon at Oregon State, FS1
3:15 p.m. game
No. 9 Central Florida at South Florida, ESPN
Appointment viewing Friday night. No. 6 Oklahoma (10-1, 7-1) and No. 13 West Virginia (8-2, 6-2) battle for a spot in the Big 12 championship game while the Apple Cup winner, 16th-ranked Washington (8-3, 6-2) or No. 8 Washingon State (10-1, 7-1), will clinch the Pac-12 North. OU or WVU could lose and still get a rematch if Texas loses to Kansas.
7 p.m. game
No. 6 Oklahoma at No. 13 West Virginia, ESPN
7:30 p.m. game
No. 16 Washington at No. 8 Washington State, Fox
The stakes couldn’t be much higher for No. 4 Michigan (10-1, 8-0) and 10th-ranked Ohio State (10-1, 7-1) in one of the sport’s best rivalries (11 a.m., Fox). The winner moves on to the Big Ten championship game and stays in the playoff race. The Buckeyes have won six straight in the series and 13 of 14. Indiana (5-6, 2-6) and Purdue (5-6, 4-4) square off for the Old Oaken Bucket and a bowl trip (11 a.m., ESPN2).
11 a.m. games
No. 11 Florida at Florida State, ABC
No. 4 Michigan at No. 10 Ohio State, Fox
No. 20 Syracuse at Boston College, ESPN
Purdue at Indiana, ESPN2
Baylor vs. Texas Tech, FS1
Western Kentucky at Louisiana Tech, CBSSN
Navy at Tulane, ESPNU
11:30 a.m. game
North Carolina State at North Carolina, KCRG 9.2
The neutral fan will be hoping Auburn (7-4, 3-4) can at least give top-ranked, unbeaten Alabama (11-0, 7-0) a game in the Iron Bowl (2:30 p.m., CBS). Minnesota (5-6, 2-6) will try to become bowl eligible against Wisconsin (7-4, 5-3) by winning Paul Bunyan’s Axe for the first time since 2003 (2:30 p.m., BTN).
2:30 p.m. games
Auburn at No. 1 Alabama, CBS
Maryland at No. 12 Penn State, ABC
Minnesota at Wisconsin, ESPN2
Illinois at No. 19 Northwestern, BTN
No. 24 Pittsburgh at Miami, ESPN
Arizona State at Arizona, FS1
Southern Methodist at Tulsa, CBSSN
Temple at Connecticut, ESPNU
3 p.m. game
Rutgers at Michigan State, Fox
4 p.m. game
FCS: Southern vs. Grambling State, NBCSN
No. 2 Clemson (11-0) and No. 3 Notre Dame (11-0) will attempt to complete the regular season unscathed. The Tigers (6 p.m., ESPN) take on South Carolina (6-4) and the Fighting Irish (7 p.m., ABC) travel to sputtering USC (5-6). No. 25 Iowa State (6-4, 5-3) is favored to beat Kansas State (5-6, 3-5), something it hasn’t done since 2007 (6 p.m., FS1).
6 p.m. games
South Carolina at No. 2 Clemson, ESPN
No. 15 Kentucky at Louisville, ESPN2
Kansas State at No. 25 Iowa State, FS1
San Jose State at Fresno State, ESPNU
7 p.m. games
No. 3 Notre Dame at Southern California, ABC
Oklahoma State at Texas Christian, Fox
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Late night Saturday
The blue turf in Boise will have Mountain West title game implications to close out the weekend, with the winner of No. 21 Utah State (10-1, 7-0) and 23rd-ranked Boise State (9-2, 6-1) claiming the Mountain Division (9:15 p.m., ESPN).
8:30 p.m. game
Nevada at UNLV, CBSSN
9 p.m. game
Brigham Young at No. 17 Utah, FS1
9:15 p.m. game
No. 21 Utah State at No. 23 Boise State, ESPN
9:30 p.m. game
Hawaii at San Diego State, ESPNU