Preseason favorite South Florida kicks off AAC schedule on CBS Sports Network
Charlie Strong and USF kick off the CBS Sports Network 2017 schedule
When the American Athletic Conference held its annual media days last month, South Florida was picked as the overwhelming favorite to win the league in 2017. There's a ton of excitement about Bulls football this fall with several key players back from last year's 10-win season and the arrival of Charlie Strong as coach.
USF is one several teams getting a one-week head-start on the 2017 season, taking the field for the first game on Aug. 26 at San Jose State. That game, along with the Pac-12-Mountain West matchup of Oregon State at Colorado State earlier in the day, will kick off CBS Sports Network's coverage of the American Athletic Conference, Mountain West, the Service Academies and more in 2017.
UCF and Memphis will be on the field and on CBS Sports Network for a doubleheader the following Thursday (Aug. 31) as the rest of the conference -- and the rest of college football -- take the field across Labor Day weekend.
Check out the kickoff times and TV info for the first month of the college football season on CBS Sports Network below (all times ET):
Saturday, Aug. 26
- Oregon State at Colorado State (2:30 p.m.)
- USF at San Jose State (7:30 p.m.)
Thursday, Aug. 31
- FIU at UCF (6 p.m.)
- Louisiana Monroe at Memphis (9:15 p.m.)
Friday, Sept. 1
Saturday, Sept. 2
Saturday, Sept. 9
Saturday, Sept. 16
- Iowa State at Akron (12 p.m.)
- Virginia Tech at East Carolina (3:30 p.m.)
- Oregon at Wyoming ( 7 p.m.)
- Stanford at San Diego State (10:30 p.m.)
Saturday, Sept. 23
- American Athletic Conference TBD (12 p.m.)
- Cincinnati at Navy (3:30 p.m.)
- San Diego State at Air Force (7 p.m.)
Friday, Sept. 29
Saturday, Sept. 30
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