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Big 12 Conference Announces Football Kick Off Dates and Times For First Three Weeks

With the college football season right around the corner, the Big 12 Conference released its kick off times and dates for the first three weeks of the season.

Several games throughout the entire season will air on different sites and channels, most notably ESPN and FOX.

The first games of the season take place on Thursday, Aug. 29 with Lindenwood vs. Kansas, North Dakota State vs. Colorado, New Hampshire vs. UCF, and Southern Utah vs. Utah.


Week One Games

Thursday, Aug. 29:

New Hampshire at UCF (Big 12 Now on ESPN+), 7:00 p.m. ET
North Dakota State at Colorado (ESPN), 6:00 p.m. MDT
Lindenwood at Kansas (Big 12 Now on ESPN+), 7:00 p.m. CT
Southern Utah at Utah (Big 12 Now on ESPN+), 7:00 p.m. MDT

Friday, Aug. 30:

TCU at Stanford (ESPN), 9:30 p.m. CT

Saturday, Aug. 31:

Penn State West Virginia (FOX), Noon ET
North Dakota at Iowa State (FS1), 2:30 p.m. CT
Towson at Cincinnati (Big 12 Now on ESPN+), 2:30 p.m. ET
Tarleton State at Baylor (Big 12 Now on ESPN+), 6:00 p.m. CT
UNLV at Houston (FS1), 6:00 p.m. CT
UT Martin at K-State (Big 12 Now on ESPN+), 6:00 p.m. CT
Abilene Christian at Texas Tech (Big 12 Now on ESPN+), 6:30 p.m. CT
Southern Illinois at BYU (Big 12 Now on ESPN+), 6:00 p.m. MDT
New Mexico at Arizona (ESPN), 7:30 p.m. MST
Wyoming at Arizona State (FS1), 7:30 p.m. MST
South Dakota State at Oklahoma State (Big 12 Now on ESPN+), TBD


Week Two Games:

Friday, Sep. 6

BYU at SMU (ESPN2), 5:00 p.m. MDT

Saturday, Sep. 7

Arkansas at Oklahoma State (ABC), 11:00 a.m. CT
Pittsburgh at Cincinnati (ESPN or ESPN2), Noon ET
K-State at Tulane (ESPN or ESPN2), 11:00 a.m. CT
Baylor at Utah (FOX), 2:30 p.m. CT/1:30 p.m. MDT
Iowa State at Iowa (CBS), 2:30 p.m. CT
Albany at West Virginia (Big 12 Now on ESPN+), 6:00 p.m. ET
Sam Houston at UCF (Big 12 Now on ESPN+), 6:30 p.m. ET
Kansas at Illinois (FS1), 6:00 p.m. CT
Colorado at Nebraska (NBC), 5:30 p.m. MDT
Houston at Oklahoma (SEC Network), 6:45 p.m. CT
Long Island at TCU (Big 12 Now on ESPN+), 7:00 p.m. CT
Texas Tech at Washington State (FOX), 9:00 p.m. CT
Northern Arizona at Arizona (Big 12 Now on ESPN+), 7:00 p.m. MST
Mississippi State at Arizona State (ESPN), 7:30 p.m. MST

Week Three Games

Thursday, Sep. 12

Arizona State at Texas State (ESPN), 4:30 p.m. MST

Friday, Sep. 13

UNLV at Kansas (ESPN), 6:00 p.m. CT
Arizona at K-State (FOX), 7:00 p.m. CT/5:00 p.m. MST

Saturday, Sep. 14

Oklahoma State at Tulsa (ESPN2), 11:00 a.m. CT
North Texas at Texas Tech (FS1), 11:00 a.m. CT
Cincinnati at Miami (Ohio) (ESPNU), Noon ET
West Virginia at Pittsburgh (ESPN or ESPN2), 3:30 p.m. ET
Utah at Utah State (CBSSN), 2:30 MDT
UCF at TCU* (FOX), 7:30 p.m. ET/6:30 p.m. CT
Air Force at Baylor (FS1), 6:30 p.m. CT
Rice at Houston (Big 12 Now on ESPN+), 7:00 p.m. CT
Colorado at Colorado State (CBS), 5:30 MDT
BYU at Wyoming (CBSSN), 7:00 p.m. MDT


Other Notable Dates and Times Announced

Saturday, Sep. 21
Arkansas State at Iowa State (Big 12 Now on ESPN+), 1:00 p.m. CT

Friday, Oct. 4
Houston at TCU* (ESPN), 6:30 p.m. CT

Friday, Oct. 11
Utah at Arizona State* (ESPN), 8:30 p.m. MDT/7:30 p.m. MST

Friday, Oct. 18
Oklahoma State at BYU* (ESPN), 9:15 p.m. CT/8:15 p.m. MDT

Friday, Nov. 15
Houston at Arizona* (FS1), 9:15 p.m. CT/8:15 p.m. MST

Friday, Nov. 29
Oklahoma State at Colorado* (ABC), 11:00 a.m. CT/10:00 a.m. MST
Utah at UCF* (FOX), 8:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. MST

Saturday, Dec. 7
Dr Pepper Big 12 Football Championship (ABC)

Arizona, Arizona State, Colorado, and Utah have all officially transitioned to the Big 12 ahead of the 2024 season with Oklahoma and Texas making the transition to the SEC.

The Big 12 has sent teams to the College Football Playoff with TCU in 2022-23 and Texas in 2023-24.

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