TEXAS, Sporting Alert – The NCAA College football live streaming, game times, TV channels from the games involving top 25 teams and ESPN3 streaming game for Week 4 this weekend.
Despite coming away with a victory the last time out, No. 1 Ohio State will look to improve in Week 4 against Western Michigan at Ohio Stadium, in Columbus.
The Buckeyes (3-0), who slipped past Northern Illinois in Week 3, weren’t too impressive with that performance, but head coach Urban Meyer believes his team will improve as the season goes on.
Starting quarterback Cardale Jones struggled to get going against Northern Illinois, and threw two interceptions, while going 4 of 9 on passes for 36 yards before being replaced by J.T. Barrett.
There were suggestions Jones could make way for Barrett this weekend against Western Michigan, but Meyer has confirmed he’s sticking with the man who led him to the national title last year.
“Cardale is going to start,” Meyer revealed after Wednesday’s practice. “The other guy has to pass him, and that hasn’t happened.”
Ohio State has been criticized for its poor execution on offense since beating Virginia Tech, 42-24 to start the season, but Meyer refuses to blame his red shirt junior, despite him throwing three of the club’s four interceptions this season.
“He is the guy, unless he doesn’t perform well,” Meyer said. “But it’s not him [causing scoring problems], it’s the offense that’s in a funk.”
Fellow Big Ten contenders and No. 2 ranked Michigan State will also go in search of its third successive victory to start the season when they take on Central Michigan at Spartan Stadium.
The Spartans (3-0) have their eyes firmly set of the No. 1 slot in the country and many believe they could overtake Ohio State at some point during the course of the campaign.
Joint No. 3 ranked sides, TCU and Ole Miss will also be in action.
After upsetting the then No. 2 Alabama, 43-37 in Week 3, the Rebels will now turn their attention to the traveling Vanderbilt at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, while the Horned Frogs play hosts to Texas Tech at Jones AT&T Stadium, in Lubbock.
Elsewhere on the day, No. 9 UCLA travels to the Arizona Stadium, in Tucson, to face No. 16 Arizona and No. 13 Oregon host No. 18 Utah at Autzen Stadium, in Eugene.
#22 BYU at Michigan 11:00 AM ABC WatchESPN, ESPN3 Michigan Stadium
Central Michigan at #2 Michigan State 11:00 AM BTN Spartan Stadium
#20 Georgia Tech at Duke 11:00 AM ESPN2, WatchESPN Wallace Wade Stadium
Southern at #7 Georgia 11:00 AM SECN, WatchESPN Sanford Stadium
#8 LSU at Syracuse 11:00 AM ESPN, WatchESPN Carrier Dome
Delaware at North Carolina 11:30 AM ESPN3 Kenan Stadium
Indiana Wake Forest 11:30 AM ESPN3 BB&T Field
Northern Illinois at Boston College 12:00 PM ESPN3 Alumni Stadium
Rice at #5 Baylor 2:00 PM McLane Stadium
#24 Oklahoma at State Texas 2:30 PM ESPN, WatchESPN Royal Texas Memorial Stadium
Tennessee at Florida 2:30 PM CBS Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
Massachusetts at #6 Notre Dame 2:30 PM NBC Notre Dame Stadium
Western Michigan at #1 Ohio State 2:30 PM ABC, ESPN2, ESPN3, WatchESPN Ohio Stadium
Marshall at Kent State 2:30 PM ESPN3 Dix Stadium
Nevada at Buffalo 2:30 PM ESPN3 UB Stadium
Louisiana Monroe at #12 Alabama 3:00 PM SECN, WatchESPN Bryant-Denny Stadium
#3 TCU at Texas Tech 3:45 PM FOX Jones AT&T Stadium
Army at Eastern Michigan 5:00 PM ESPN3 Rynearson Stadium
Samford at Louisville 5:00 PM ESPN3 Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium
#14 Texas A&M at Arkansas 6:00 PM ESPN, ESPN3, WatchESPN AT&T Stadium
Vanderbilt at #3 Ole Miss 6:00 PM ESPNU, WatchESPN Vaught-Hemingway Stadium
James Madison at SMU 6:00 PM ESPN3 Gerald J. Ford Stadium
Akron at Louisiana Lafayette 6:00 PM ESPN3 Cajun Field
Arkansas State at Toledo 6:00 PM ESPN3 Glass Bowl
Mississippi State at Auburn 6:30 PM ESPN2, WatchESPN Jordan-Hare Stadium
#25 Missouri at Kentucky 6:30 PM SECN, WatchESPN Commonwealth Stadium
NC State at South Alabama 7:00 PM ESPNN, WatchESPN Ladd-Peebles Stadium
#9 UCLA at #16 Arizona 7:00 PM ABC, ESPN3, WatchESPN Arizona Stadium
Ball State at #17 Northwestern 7:00 PM BTN Ryan Field, Evanston
Hawaii at #22 Wisconsin 7:00 PM BTN Camp Randall Stadium
Texas State at Houston 7:00 PM ESPN3 TDECU Stadium
#18 Utah at #13 Oregon 7:30 PM FOX Autzen Stadium
Georgia Southern at Idaho 8:00 PM ESPN3 Kibbie Dome
#19 USC at Arizona State 9:30 PM ESPN, WatchESPN Sun Devil Stadium