Featured college football games – 2011, Week 5

By Kevin Kelley -

No. 8 Nebraska at No. 7 Wisconsin highlights week five of the 2011 college football season. Other big games include Baylor at Kansas State, Michigan State at Ohio State, Clemson at Virginia Tech and Alabama at Florida.

ESPN Gameday will broadcast live from Madison, Wisconsin, the site of the game between the Nebraska Cornhuskers and the Wisconsin Badgers.

Listed below are the games with TV and times:

Thursday, September 29, 2011

  • USF at Pittsburgh – ESPN (HD) (3D)/ESPN3; 8:00 p.m. ET
    The Panthers have won three straight against the Bulls.

Friday, September 30, 2011

  • Utah State at BYU – ESPN (HD)/ESPN3; 8:00 p.m. ET
    BYU leads the overall series 43-34-3 but lost 31-16 last season in Logan.

Saturday, October 1, 2011

  • Arkansas vs. Texas A&M – ESPN (HD)/ESPN3; 12:00 p.m. ET
    Arkansas has won the last two games in the series.
  • Northwestern at (24) Illinois – ESPN2 (HD)/ESPN3; 12:00 p.m. ET
    Illinois won last year 48-27 at Wrigley Field.
  • Nevada at (4) Boise State – Versus (HD); 2:30 p.m. ET
    The Wolf Pack beat the Broncos last year for the first time since 1998.
  • Auburn at (10) South Carolina – CBS (HD); 3:30 p.m. ET
    The Gamecocks are 1-8-1 against the Tigers and have lost six straight.
  • (15) Baylor at Kansas State – ABC (HD)/ESPN3; 3:30 p.m. ET
    The two schools have split the last four games.
  • Michigan State at Ohio State – ABC or ESPN (HD)/ESPN3; 3:30 p.m. ET
    The Buckeyes have won seven in a row over the Spartans and lead 27-12 overall.
  • (13) Clemson at (11) Virginia Tech – ESPN2 (HD)/ESPN3; 6:00 p.m. ET
    The Hokies have beat the Tigers five straight times.
  • (17) Texas at Iowa State – FX (HD); 7:00 p.m. ET
    Both teams come into the game 3-0 and 0-0 in the Big 12.
  • (3) Alabama at (12) Florida – CBS (HD); 8:00 p.m. ET
    The Crimson Tide have won two in a row over the Gators.
  • (8) Nebraska at (7) Wisconsin – ABC (HD); 8:00 p.m. ET
    Nebraska leads the series 3-2, but the two schools haven’t played since 1974.
  • Notre Dame at Purdue – ESPN (3D) (HD)/ESPN3; 10:15 p.m. ET
    The Fighting Irish lead the overall series 54-26-2 and have won the last three.
  • UCLA at (6) Stanford – FSN Affiliates; 10:30 p.m. ET
    Stanford shut out UCLA 35-0 last season in Pasadena.