College football schedule 2018: Week 12 breakdown, picks, and more

By Kevin Kelley -

The college football schedule for Week 12 of the 2018 season features four Top 25 matchups and 66 FBS games overall.

Week 12 action kicked off with Western Michigan at Ball State on Tuesday, Nov. 13. Two more MAC contests were played on Wednesday, Buffalo at Ohio and Miami at NIU. Thursday night featured matchups from the American, Conference USA, and MAC.

Friday night features two games, beginning with Boise State at New Mexico at 9:00pm ET on CBSSN. At the same time over on ESPN2, Memphis takes on SMU in Dallas.

Saturday’s action kicks off at noon ET with 12 games, including Arkansas at (21) Mississippi State, Michigan State at Nebraska, (22) Northwestern at Minnesota, (10) Ohio State at Maryland, (14) Penn State at Rutgers, TCU at Baylor, and USF at Temple.

Top games kicking off at 3:30pm ET include (22) Boston College at Florida State, Iowa at Illinois, Miami (FL) at Virginia Tech, Missouri at Tennessee, Texas Tech at Kansas State, USC at UCLA, Virginia at Georgia Tech, (9) West Virginia at Oklahoma State, and Wisconsin at Purdue.

Some of the games slated for evening kickoffs include Duke at (2) Clemson, UAB at Texas A&M, Kansas at (9) Oklahoma, Ole Miss at Vanderbilt, (24) Cincinnati at (11) UCF, (16) Iowa State at (15) Texas, Arizona at (8) Washington State, and Arizona State at Oregon.

For more information on Week 12 action, check out the FBSchedules resources below.

College Football Schedule: Week 12 Breakdown

Amy Daughters breaks down Week 12 of the 2018 college football schedule. Included are ranked-vs-ranked matchups, byes, first-ever meetings, streaks, things that have never happened, perfect storms, and more.

Clear Your Schedule, Week 12

Brian Wilmer’s weekly piece on college football takes a deeper look at three games for Week 12: (24) Cincinnati at (11) UCF, Jacksonville State at Kennesaw State (at SunTrust Park), and (12) Syracuse vs. (3) Notre Dame (at Yankee Stadium, Bronx, NY).

2018 SEC Football Predictions – Week 12

Eric Taylor makes his weekly predictions for every SEC football game. Top games this week include Arkansas at Mississippi State, Ole Miss and Vanderbilt, and Missouri at Tennessee.

College Football Schedule

Our 2018 college football schedule lists every game this season along with the kickoff time and television network. And you can check out previous and future weeks this season.

FCS Schedule

Check out our FCS schedule which lists every FCS game by week.