College Football Week 4 Schedule: Highlighting Best Games on Tap

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College Football Week 4 Schedule: Highlighting Best Games on Tap
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Week 4 of College Football does not feature the same great matchups that the previous week did. While there are 19 Top 20 teams in action, only two play against each other, and that will happen when No. 5 Stanford takes on No. 23 Arizona State.

Still, there are enough interesting games to grab your attention. Below we'll have the entire Week 4 schedule, followed by a preview of some of the best games this weekend.

Week 4 College Football Schedule
Matchup Time (ET) TV/Live Stream
Florida A&M at No. 4 Ohio State noon BTN
Florida International at No. 7 Louisville noon ESPN3
North Carolina at Georgia Tech noon ESPN
Vanderbilt at Massachusetts noon ESPNEWS
San Jose State at Minnesota noon ESPN 2
Marshall at Virginia Tech noon ESPNU
Wake Forest at Army noon CBS Sports Network
Toledo at Central Michigan noon ESPN3
Middle Tennessee at Florida Atlantic noon CSMA *5
Western Michigan at Iowa noon BTN
Louisiana Tech at Kansas noon Fox Sports 1
North Texas at No.9 Georgia 12:21 p.m. ESPN3
Pittsburgh at Duke 12:30 p.m. ESPN3
Tulane at Syracuse 12:30 p.m. ESPN3
Ball State at Eastern Michigan 1:00 p.m. ESPN3
Austin Peay at Ohio 2:00 p.m. ESPN3
Jacksonville State at Georgia State 2:00 p.m. ESPN3
Idaho State at No. 17 Washington 3:00 p.m. ESPN3
Northwestern State at UAB 3:00 p.m. $ULive Video
Rice at Houston 3:00 p.m. FSN
Maine at No. 18 Northwestern 3:30 p.m. BTN
Tennessee at No. 19 Florida 3:30 p.m. CBS
Michigan State at No. 22 Notre Dame 3:30 p.m. NBC
Purdue at No. 24 Wisconsin 3:30 p.m. ABC/ESPN 2
Utah State at USC 3:30 p.m. ABC/ESPN 2
West Virginia at Maryland 3:30 p.m. ESPNU
South Dakota State at Nebraska 3:30 p.m. BTN
Arkansas at Rutgers 3:30 p.m. ESPN
Murray State at Bowling Green 3:30 p.m. ESPN3
Kent State at Penn State 3:30 p.m. BTN
VMI at Virginia 3:30 p.m. ESPN3
Louisiana-Monroe at No. 20 Baylor 4:00 p.m. Fox Sports 1
Cincinnati at Miami (OH) 4:00 p.m. ESPN3
Arkansas State at Memphis 4:30 p.m. ESPN3
Bethune-Cookman at No. 8 Florida State 6:00 p.m. ESPN3
Citadel at Old Dominion 6:00 p.m. CST (VA Cable)
Louisiana-Lafayette at Akron 6:00 p.m. ESPN3
Colorado State at No. 1 Alabama 7:00 p.m. ESPN 2
No. 23 Arizona State at No. 5 Stanford 7:00 p.m. Fox Sports
Southern Methodist at No. 10 Texas A&M 7:00 p.m. ESPNU
Savannah State at No. 16 Miami (FL) 7:00 p.m. ESPN3
Texas State at No. 25 Texas Tech 7:00 p.m. FSN
Morgan State at Western Kentucky 7:00 p.m. ESPN3
Eastern Illinois at Northern Illinois 7:00 p.m. ESPN3
Oregon State at San Diego State 7:30 p.m. CBS Sports Network
Troy at Mississippi State 7:30 p.m. ESPN3
Auburn at No. 6 LSU 7:45 p.m. ESPN
No. 15 Michigan at Connecticut 8:00 p.m. ABC
Missouri at Indiana 8:00 p.m. BTN
Kansas State at Texas 8:00 p.m. ABC
UTSA at UTEP 8:00 p.m. FCSA
Hawaii at Nevada 8:05 p.m. MWC VIdeo
Western Illinois at UNLV 9:00 p.m. TBA
Utah at BYU 10:15 p.m. ESPN 2
Wyoming at Air Force 10:15 p.m. ESPNU
New Mexico State at No. 13 UCLA 10:30 p.m. Pac-12 Network
Idaho at Washington State 10:30 p.m. Pac-12 Network

http://espn.go.com/college-football/schedule

 

Arizona State vs. Standford

The most intriguing game is Arizona State at Stanford.

The Sun Devils are coming off a wild win against Wisconsin and are ranked for the first time all year. They have a stingy defense, led by Will Sutton, one of the best defenders in the nation. The defense gives up just 15 points per game, while the offense is eighth in the nation in passing yards.

They will face a very tough test against Stanford.

This is Stanford's first big test, but they have looked dominant thus far. They have a very balanced attack and the Sun Devils will have to find a way to stop Ty Montgomery, who has 210 receiving yards and two touchdowns through two games.

If Sutton can collapse the pocket and make quarterback Kevin Hogan uncomfortable, the Sun Devils will have a real chance of pulling off the upset.

Arizona State will put up a big showing against Stanford.

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Auburn vs. LSU

Auburn going up against No. 6 LSU should be intriguing. Auburn is quietly 3-0 and has been led, surprisingly, by their defense, which has given up just 17.7 points per game.

LSU will be their biggest challenge so far, even if the Tigers' defense hasn't been as stout as it usually is. They give up 19 points per game, fine numbers to be sure but not exactly dominant.

If Auburn's high-tempo offense can fluster LSU's defense, they will have a real chance. It's not easy going into Death Valley, and LSU is the big favorite. But the Tigers will have to stop the two-headed monster of Corey Grant and Tre Mason, who have combined for 436 rushing yards so far.

It says here LSU will win, but not before Auburn gives it a real scare.

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Michigan vs. Notre Dame

Finally, a must-watch game is Michigan State at No. 22 Notre Dame. The Spartans are 3-0 and give up just 12 points per game. They haven't really played anyone of note, but their defense should give Tommy Rees fits.

Rees has been good, throwing for 969 yards and seven scores, but made too many mistakes when he played Michigan. If Michigan State can force Rees into throwing a few picks, they have a chance at the upset. If they win, they could find themselves ranked once again. 

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