Schedule Highlights Include Elite Big Ten Matchups – Michigan at Penn State, Ohio State at Michigan and More
NFL HOFer Deion Sanders Kicks Off Colorado Coaching Career Weeks 1 & 2 on FOX
BIG NOON SATURDAY Reigns as Most-Watched Regular Season Window in College Football for Second Consecutive Season
LOS ANGELES – FOX Sports today announces select games from the network’s elite 2023 college football schedule, featuring top games from the Big Ten, Big 12, Mountain West and Pac-12 conferences.
For the second season, BIG NOON KICKOFF travels each week to college football’s top games, previewing the day’s best matchups from campuses across the nation at 10:00 AM ET on FOX. KICKOFF is followed by BIG NOON SATURDAY, the network’s premier matchup each week and the most-watched regular season college football window across any network for two consecutive seasons.
Noon is Primetime
In Week 1, Colorado takes on national runner-up TCU on Saturday, Sept. 2 at 12:00 PM ET on FOX. NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders makes his regular season coaching debut at Colorado on BIG NOON SATURDAY from Fort Worth TX, with the BIG NOON KICKOFF crew providing on-site pregame coverage beginning at 10:00 AM ET.
Week 2 is highlighted by another highly anticipated coaching matchup, when Coach Prime takes on new Nebraska head coach Matt Rhule, Saturday, Sept. 9 at 12:00 PM ET on FOX. The BIG NOON KICKOFF and BIG NOON SATURDAY crews head to Boulder, CO, for extensive coverage beginning at 10:00 AM ET.
In Week 3’s BIG NOON SATURDAY matchup, Penn State faces off against Illinois in a showdown from Champaign, IL, on Saturday, Sept. 16, with BIG NOON KICKOFF’s on-site pregame coverage beginning at 10:00 AM ET and game action at 12:00 PM ET.
Rivalries Heat up Fall Schedule
In Week 11, Michigan travels to Penn State for a highly anticipated rivalry matchup from State College, PA. The action kicks off Saturday, Nov. 11 at 12:00 PM ET on FOX.
FOX Sports’ college football regular season concludes Thanksgiving weekend with the most heated rivalry in sports as Michigan hosts Ohio State on Saturday, Nov. 25, at 12:00 PM ET on FOX. “The Game” is part of an epic weekend of college football programming on FOX and FS1, which also includes a Black Friday tripleheader featuring TCU at Oklahoma at 12:00 PM ET on FOX, Air Force at Boise State at 4:00 PM ET on FS1, and Oregon St. at Oregon at 8:30 PM ET on FOX.
Championship Weekend on FOX
On Saturday, Dec. 2, FOX is home to a conference championship doubleheader, beginning with the Mountain West Championship at 3:00 PM ET followed by the Big Ten Championship at 8:00 PM ET.
Key 2023 FOX College Football Season Highlights:
- FOX Sports’ Week 1 action features several highly anticipated coaching debuts – on Thursday, Aug. 31, new Nebraska head coach Matt Rhule goes up against Minnesota at 8:00 PM ET on FOX. On Saturday, Sept. 2, Deion Sanders makes his Colorado debut at noon on FOX, and new Wisconsin head coach Luke Fickell takes on Buffalo at 3:30 PM ET on FS1.
- Three new Big 12 member institutions also make Week 1 appearances on FS1, beginning on Thursday when UCF takes on Kent State at 7:00 PM ET. On Saturday on FS1, Houston hosts UTSA at 7:00 PM ET, while BYU takes on Sam Houston at 10:15 PM ET.
- Week 2’s college football quadruple header Saturday, Sept. 9 on FOX is led by Nebraska at Colorado at noon, Iowa at Iowa State at 3:30 PM ET, Oregon at Texas Tech at 7:00 PM ET and Stanford at USC at 10:30 PM ET.
- In Week 3, Houston hosts TCU in a Big 12 conference matchup between former Southwest conference foes on Saturday, Sept. 16 at 8:00 PM ET on FOX.
- FS1 is the weeknight home of college football, highlights include:
- Wisconsin at Purdue on at 7:00 PM ET on Friday, Sept. 22
- Utah at Oregon State at 9:00 PM ET on Friday, Sept. 29
- TCU at Texas Tech at 7:00 PM ET on Thursday, Nov. 2.
College Football’s Most-Watched Window
Launched in 2019, BIG NOON SATURDAY has made its mark in the college football landscape over the past three seasons, becoming the most-watched regular season college football window across any network for two consecutive seasons. BIG NOON KICKOFF also had its most-watched season ever in 2022, posting double digit year-over-year growth in its final hour.
Where To Watch
College football on FOX, FS1, FS2 and BTN is also simulcast on the FOX Sports app and FOXSports.com.
*Remainder of FOX Sports’ college football schedule to be announced as the season progresses.