ESPN’s College GameDay and FOX’s Big Noon Kickoff head to Colorado, highlighting Pac-12 football broadcast schedule in week 3

Pac-12 Networks is live from Salt Lake City with exclusive coverage on football Saturday            


ESPN’s “College GameDay” returns to Boulder, Colorado this Saturday at 6 a.m. PT / 7 a.m. MT before the Buffaloes’ showdown with Colorado State. FOX’s “Big Noon Kickoff” pregame show is also set to visit Boulder, with coverage kicking off at 7 a.m. PT / 8 a.m. MT.

GameDay will be making its fourth all-time appearance at Colorado and first since Sept. 4, 1996. It’s the 39th all-time broadcast from a Pac-12 venue during the regular season, with GameDay most recently traveling to Eugene for then-No. 10 Oregon’s 45-30 win over then-No. 9 UCLA on Oct. 22, 2022.

FOX’s “Big Noon Kickoff” pregame show is also set to visit Boulder, with coverage kicking off at 7 a.m. PT / 8 a.m. MT. It’s the second-straight week FOX’s premier morning football show is on site in Colorado. 


Pac-12 Networks’ coverage begins on Saturday with “Pac-12 Tailgate,” airing at 10a PT / 11a MT with host Jordan Robinson

Ashley AdamsonSly Sylvester, and Nick Aliotti are at the desk live from Rice-Eccles Stadium ahead of No. 12 Utah’s matchup against Weber State to preview the day’s action on “The Pregame,” presented by Paycor. The Pregame is set to air at 10 a.m. PT / 11 a.m. MT before the Utes kick off at 11 a.m. PT / 12 p.m. MT

“Pac-12 After Dark” returns in week 3, as Mark WillardNigel Burton, and Gus Farwell recap all the best moments and storylines from football Saturday at 11:30 p.m. PT12:30 a.m. MT.


“The IT Factory: Pac-12 Football with Yogi Roth” is back this week as Roth joins No. 8 Washington star quarterback Michael Penix Jr. for a fishing trip on Lake Washington. The pair discuss Penix’s love for fishing, his playing career at Indiana, his decision to transfer to Washington, and why he decided to return to the program for the 2023 season. The episode debuts on Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 4 p.m. PT / 5 p.m. MT


Television designations for six contests on Saturday, Sept. 23 have been announced, with Pac-12 Networks home to Arizona at Stanford, ABC the site for Colorado at Oregon, ESPN set to air California at Washington, and FOX home to UCLA at Utah, Oregon State at Washington State, and USC at Arizona State.

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DateMatchupTimeWhere to WatchBroadcasters
Saturday, Sept. 16Weber State at No. 12 Utah11a PT / 12p MTPac-12 Network, Pac-12 Now Roxy Bernstein, Lincoln Kennedy
 San Diego State at No. 16 Oregon State12:30p PT / 1:30p MTFS1Alex Faust, Petros Papadakis
 Idaho at California1p PT / 2p MTPac-12 Bay Area, Pac-12 NowGuy Haberman, Shane Vereen
 North Carolina Central at No. 24 UCLA 2p PT / 3p MTPac-12 Los Angeles, Pac-12 Arizona, Pac-12 NowJ.B. Long, Max Browne
 Northern Colorado at No. 23 Washington State2p PT / 3p MTPac-12 Network, Pac-12 NowMatt Chazanow, Michael Bumpus
 No. 8 Washington at Michigan State2p PT / 3p MTPeacockBrendan Burke, Chris Simms & Caroline Pineda
 Hawaii at No. 13 Oregon5p PT / 6p MTPac-12 Network, Pac-12 NowTed Robinson, Yogi Roth
 Sacramento State at Stanford5p PT / 6p MTPac-12 Bay Area, Pac-12 NowElise Woodward, Greg Camarillo
 Colorado State at No. 18 Colorado7p PT / 8p MTESPNMark Jones, Louis Riddick & Quint Kessenich
 Fresno State at Arizona State7:30p PT / 8:30p MTFS1Alex Faust, Petros Papadakis
 UTEP at Arizona8p PT / 9p MTFS1Jordan Kent, Bob Davie


DateProgramTimeWhere to WatchBroadcasters
Tuesday, Sept. 12“The IT Factory: Pac-12 Football with Yogi Roth”4p PT / 5p MTPac-12 InsiderYogi Roth, Washington’s Michael Penix Jr.
Sat., Sept. 16“Pac-12 Tailgate”10a PT / 11a MTPac-12 Network, Pac-12 NowJordan Robinson
 “The Pregame,” presented by Paycor 10:30a PT / 11:30a MTPac-12 Network, Pac-12 NowAshley Adamson, Sly Sylvester & Nick Aliotti
 “Pac-12 After Dark”11:30p PT / 12:30a MTPac-12 Network, Pac-12 NowMark Willard, Nigel Burton & Gus Farwell

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