College football television schedule for the 2021 season
This year's college football season will still be impacted by COVID-19, but the schedule ahead will more resemble a traditional campaign compared to last year.
First full weekend of the season starts Sept. 2 and the schedule runs through the usual end date on the first Saturday in December. The College Football Playoff semifinals are set for the Orange Bowl and Cotton Bowl on Dec. 31. The national championship game will be held on Jan. 10, 2022 in Indianapolis.
Below are games scheduled for national networks, with listed times p.m. Eastern unless otherwise noted. Dates and times are subject to change.
Friday, December 3
Western Kentucky at Texas-San Antonio, Conference USA championship game, CBSSN, 7 p.m.
Oregon vs. Utah, Pac-12 championship game, Las Vegas, ABC, 8 p.m.
Saturday, December 4
Baylor vs. Oklahoma State, Big 12 championship game, Arlington, Texas, ABC, noon
Northern Illinois vs. Kent State, Mid-American championship game, Detroit, ESPN, noon
Utah State at San Diego State, Mountain West championship game, Fox, 3 p.m
Appalachian State at Louisiana-Lafayette, Sun Belt championship game, ESPN, 3:30
Alabama vs. Georgia, SEC championship game, Atlanta, CBS 4 p.m.
Houston at Cincinnati, American Athletic championship game, ABC, 4 p.m.
Iowa vs. Michigan, Big Ten championship game Indianapolis, Fox, 8 p.m.
Pittsburgh vs. Wake Forest, ACC championship game, Charlotte, North Carolina, ABC, 9 8 p.m.
Saturday, December 11
Army vs. Navy, East Rutherford, New Jersey, CBS, 3 p.m.
Friday, December, 31
Cotton Bowl, College Football Playoff semifinal, ESPN, 4 or 8 p.m.
Orange Bowl, College Football Playoff semifinal, ESPN, 4 or 8 p.m.
Monday, January 10
College Football Playoff championship game, ESPN, 8 p.m.