College Football Week 8 Live Stream: Online Viewing Guide for Ranked Matchups

Tony GiardinaCorrespondent IOctober 19, 2012

BATON ROUGE, LA - OCTOBER 13:  Connor Shaw #14 of the South Carolina Gamecocks throws the ball against the LSU Tigers at Tiger Stadium on October 13, 2012 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
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The second half of the college football season begins this week with four ranked matchups sure to shake up the college football landscape. The games include two Big 12 matchups and two SEC showdowns as all eight teams fight for position in their conference standings. Here is a complete viewing guide for all four; you won't want to miss any of the action on Saturday.


No. 7 South Carolina at No. 2 Florida

When: Saturday, Oct. 20 at 3:30 p.m. ET

Where: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, Gainesville, FL

Watch: CBS

Live Stream: CBS Sports 

Preview: The Florida Gators (6-0, 5-0 SEC) welcome the South Carolina Gamecocks (5-1, 4-1) to the Swamp in a pivotal SEC East matchup. Connor Shaw will lead the Gamecocks and will have to overcome a banged-up Marcus Lattimore. Florida will use its dominant defense to get a win and run away with the East title.


No. 4 Kansas State at No. 13 West Virginia

When: Saturday, Oct. 20 at 7:00 p.m. ET

Where: Mountaineer Field, Morgantown, WV

Watch: FOX

Live Stream: No Official Live Stream

Preview: Geno Smith and the Mountaineers (5-1, 2-1 Big 12) will try to rebound after a 49-14 loss last week against Texas Tech. But their defense will have its hands full with Collin Klein and Kansas State (6-0, 3-0). Whichever defense holds up longer takes the game and has a leg up on the Big 12.


No. 6 LSU at No. 18 Texas A&M

When: Saturday, Oct. 20 at 12:00 p.m. ET

Where: Kyle Field, College Station, TX

Watch: ESPN

Live Stream: ESPN 3

Preview: The Tigers (6-1, 2-1 SEC) rebounded from a tough loss at Florida with a two-point victory over South Carolina last weekend. Texas A&M (5-1, 2-1) will attempt to extend its winning streak to six, its only loss coming to Florida on September 8. The battle between the Aggies' explosive offense and LSU's stout defense will decide the difference in the game.


No. 17 Texas Tech at No. 23 TCU

When: Saturday, Oct. 20 at 3:30 p.m. ET

Where: Amon Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, TX

Watch: ABC/ESPN 2 (Check Local Listings)

Live Stream: ESPN 3

Preview: Texas Tech (5-1, 2-1 Big 12) heads to Amon Carter Stadium after a blowout of West Virginia last week, and will try to continue the onslaught against TCU. The Horned Frogs (5-1, 2-1) are coming off a win over Baylor, but haven't played a ranked team thus far. The effectiveness of the Red Raiders passing attack will be the key.