The Utah Utes didn't get the Pac-12 college football Week 2 schedule off to the best of starts with their road loss to Utah State on Friday night. But Saturday doesn't get any easier, with four ranked opponents on the docket this week. Here is a look at the Saturday football television schedule. All times PT.
12:00 p.m. - Southern Utah at Cal Bears (Pac-12 Network): Cal looks to rebound from a loss last week.
12:00 p.m. - Eastern Washington at Washington State Cougars: (Pac-12 Network)
12:00 p.m. - Sacramento State at Colorado Buffaloes: (Pac-12 Network)
12:30 p.m. - USC Trojans vs. Syracuse Orange (ABC): The now No. 2 Trojans hit the big stage with a nationally televised game on ABC at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. Seems like a perfect stage for Matt Barkley and company. The pick: USC (-28)
12:30 p.m. - Fresno State Bulldogs at Oregon Ducks: (Pac-12 Network)
1 p.m. - Wisconsin Badgers at Oregon State Beavers: (FX)
4 p.m. - Washington Huskies at LSU Tigers (ESPN): Likely the game of the day in the conference features the Huskies going on the road to battle the No. 3 Tigers on the road.
4:30 p.m. - Nebraska Cornhuskers at UCLA Bruins (Fox): The Bruins face a tough test in their home opener, against No. 16 Nebraska.
7:30 p.m. - Oklahoma State Cowboys at Arizona Wildcats: (ESPN)
7:30 p.m. - Duke Blue Devils at Stanford Cardinal: (Pac-12 Network)
7:30 p.m. - Illinois Fighting Illini at Arizona State Sun Devils: (Pac-12 Network)
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