Thanksgiving Football Schedule 2019

By Kevin Kelley -

The Thanksgiving Football Schedule for the 2019 season has been set. The schedule includes all FBS and FCS college football games and NFL games this holiday weekend.

The football schedule this week kicks off on Tuesday, Nov. 26 with two games in the Mid-American Conference (MAC). Ohio travels to take on Akron at 6:00pm ET, while Northern Illinois hosts Western Michigan at 7:00pm ET.

Thanksgiving Day kicks off at 12:30pm ET with an NFL contest, which features the Chicago Bears traveling to take on the Detroit Lions at Ford Field in Detroit, Mich. An FCS matchup between Prairie View A&M and Alabama State follows at 3:00pm ET.

Two more Thanksgiving Classic games follow with an SEC football game sandwiched in between. First, it’s the Dallas Cowboys hosting the Buffalo Bills at 4:30pm ET. Next is the Egg Bowl featuring Mississippi State at Ole Miss at 7:30pm ET, and then the New Orleans Saints play at the Atlanta Falcons at 8:20pm ET.

Thanksgiving week is also Rivalry Week in college football. A few of the rivalry games on the Thanksgiving football schedule include Alabama at Auburn, Florida State at Florida, Georgia at Georgia Tech, Ohio State at Michigan, Oregon State at Oregon, Clemson at South Carolina, and Washington State at Washington.

The College Football Bowl Schedule and College Football Playoff pairings for the 2019-20 season will be announced on Sunday, Dec. 8.

Thanksgiving Football Schedule 2019

Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019

Matchup Time (ET) TV / Online
Ohio at Akron 6:00pm ESPN+
Western Michigan at NIU 7:00pm ESPNU

Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019

Matchup Time (ET) TV / Online
Chicago at Detroit 12:30pm FOX
Prairie View A&M at Alabama State 3:00pm ASU All-Access
Buffalo at Dallas 4:30pm CBS
Ole Miss at Mississippi State 7:30pm ESPN
New Orleans at Atlanta 8:20pm NBC

Friday, Nov. 29, 2019

Matchup Time (ET) TV / Online
Bowling Green at Buffalo 12:00pm ESPN+
Kent State at Eastern Michigan 12:00pm ESPN+
Miami (Ohio) at Ball State 12:00pm CBSSN
Texas Tech at Texas 12:00pm FOX
Toledo at Central Michigan 12:00pm ESPNU
Virginia Tech at Virginia 12:00pm ABC
Iowa at Nebraska 2:30pm BTN
Missouri at Arkansas 2:30pm CBS
Boise State at Colorado State 3:30pm CBSSN
Cincinnati at Memphis 3:30pm ABC
West Virginia at TCU 4:15pm ESPN
Washington State at Washington 4:00pm FOX
Arkansas State at South Alabama 5:00pm ESPN+
Appalachian State at Troy 6:00pm ESPN+
USF at UCF 8:00pm ESPN

Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019

Matchup Time (ET) TV / Online
Clemson at South Carolina 12:00pm ESPN
FIU at Marshall 12:00pm CBSSN
Georgia at Georgia Tech 12:00pm ABC
Indiana at Purdue 12:00pm ESPN2
Louisville at Kentucky 12:00pm SECN
Northwestern at Illinois 12:00pm FS1
Ohio State at Michigan 12:00pm FOX
Texas State at Coastal Carolina 12:00pm ESPN+
Tulsa at East Carolina 12:00pm ESPNU
FCS: Holy Cross at Monmouth 12:00pm ESPN3
Wake Forest at Syracuse 12:30pm RSN
FCS: CCSU at UAlbany 1:00pm ESPN3
FCS: Furman at Austin Peay 1:00pm ESPN3
Charlotte at Old Dominion 2:00pm ESPN+
Middle Tennessee at WKU 2:00pm ESPN+
New Mexico State at Liberty 2:00pm ESPN+
Wyoming at Air Force 2:00pm Facebook
FCS: Illinois State at Southeast Missouri 2:00pm ESPN3
FCS: San Diego at Northern Iowa 2:00pm ESPN3
Rice at UTEP 3:00pm ESPN3
UConn at Temple 3:00pm CBSSN
UNLV at Nevada 3:00pm ATTSN
Alabama at Auburn 3:30pm CBS
Baylor at Kansas 3:30pm ESPN
Boston College at Pitt 3:30pm ACCN
Maryland at Michigan State 3:30pm FS1
Miami (FL) at Duke 3:30pm ESPN2
Rutgers at Penn State 3:30pm BTN
Southern Miss at Florida Atlantic 3:30pm NFLN
UTSA at Louisiana Tech 3:30pm ESPN+
Wisconsin at Minnesota 3:30pm ABC
Notre Dame at Stanford 4:00pm FOX
Oregon State at Oregon 4:00pm Pac-12N
Tulane at SMU 4:00pm ESPNU
UAB at North Texas 4:00pm Stadium
Utah State at New Mexico 4:00pm Facebook
Vanderbilt at Tennessee 4:00pm SECN
FCS: Kennesaw State at Wofford 4:00pm ESPN3
FCS: North Dakota at Nicholls 4:00pm ESPN3
FCS: Villanova at Southeastern Louisiana 4:00pm ESPN3
Grambling vs. Southern (in New Orleans, LA) 5:00pm NBCSN
Georgia State at Georgia Southern 6:00pm ESPN+
Iowa State at Kansas State 7:00pm FS1
Navy at Houston 7:00pm ESPN2
North Carolina at NC State 7:00pm ACCN
Texas A&M at LSU 7:00pm ESPN
Colorado at Utah 7:30pm ABC
Florida State at Florida 7:30pm SECN
ULM at Louisiana 7:30pm ESPNU
Oklahoma at Oklahoma State 8:00pm FOX
BYU at San Diego State 9:00pm CBSSN
Arizona at Arizona State 10:00pm ESPN
California at UCLA 10:30pm FS1
Fresno State at San Jose State 10:30pm ESPN2
Army at Hawaii 12:30am CBSSN

Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019

Matchup Time (ET) TV / Online
San Francisco at Baltimore 1:00pm FOX
Washington at Carolina 1:00pm CBS
NY Jets at Cincinnati 1:00pm CBS
Tennessee at Indianapolis 1:00pm CBS
Tampa Bay at Jacksonville 1:00pm FOX
Oakland at Kansas City 1:00pm CBS
Philadelphia at Miami 1:00pm FOX
Green Bay at NY Giants 1:00pm FOX
LA Rams at Arizona 4:05pm FOX
LA Chargers at Denver 4:25pm CBS
Cleveland at Pittsburgh 4:25pm CBS
New England at Houston 8:20pm NBC

Monday, Dec. 2, 2019

Matchup Time (ET) TV / Online
Minnesota at Seattle 8:15pm ESPN