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How to watch Ohio State-Rutgers: Game time, TV schedule, and Week 8 TV Guide

Kickoff is at 8 p.m. ET tonight on ABC (channel 1006 on Time Warner Columbus/Delaware).

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How 'bout dem Buckeyes, folks? After weeks of struggling, the Buckeyes left the field last week looking like a national championship contender. All it took was some spiffy new uniforms—and J.T. Barrett. With No. 16 getting the nod for this week, Ohio State fans across the country are anxious to see if the momentum from last week's big win over Penn State will continue to grow. So let's find out how we can all watch, shall we?

When and where is today's game?

We're on the road this week; the game will start at 8 p.m. ET in Piscataway, NJ.

You couldn't pay me to go to New Jersey. How can I watch from home?

Tonight's game will be available on ABC and WatchESPN. That's right, Ohio State is playing in prime time on ABC again this week, despite the fact that Rutgers is unranked. That's how great the Buckeyes are. Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, and Heather Cox will be our crew again this evening. As always, if you're away from a TV, you can tune in to 97.1 FM The Fan or your local Ohio State radio network affiliate.

How's Rutgers looked so far this year?

I know this will come as a shock to you, but Rutgers is not doing great at football.  The Scarlet Knights are 3-3 in 2015, with losses to Michigan State, Penn State, and Washington State. They have beaten Kansas and Indiana, though, which would be impressive if this were basketball. It's not basketball, though; it's football, and KU and IU have a combined record of 4-9 this season.

Speaking of losing, remember when Michigan lost to Michigan State last week?

Yeah, I remember. It was awesome. Let's all check it out again.

Back to this week. Where will GameDay be?

The ESPN crew is mixing things up a bit this week. They'll be in Harrisonburg, VA, for an FCS showdown between No. 11 Richmond and No. 4 James Madison. The Richmond Spiders are currently 5-1, losing their season opener against Maryland (Big Ten! Big Ten!); they've since scored over 30 points in 4 of their last 5 games. The Dukes of James Madison, however, are a perfect 7-0, one of only 7 undefeated teams remaining in the FCS. The game starts at 3:30 p.m., though it doesn't look like it'll be carried on any ESPN channels, not eevn WatchESPN. I guess the game's good enough to talk about, but not good enough to watch.

What's the rest of the B1G doing?

After last week's shakeups, we're left with 4 teams in the AP Top 25: No. 1 Ohio State, No. 7 Michigan State, No. 12 Iowa, and No. 15 Michigan. The Buckeyes, Spartans, and Hawkeyes are all undefeated. (That's right, folks. Iowa is undefeated, and just like a double rainbow, we don't know what it means. Iowa and Michigan both have byes this week.

At noon, we have Northwestern at Nebraska.

At 3:30 p.m., you can watch Wisconsin at Illinois, Penn State at Maryland, or Indiana at No. 7 Michigan State.

The only B1G game on at 8 p.m. is ours, so don't miss it.

The rest of the day is spelled out for you below, because anyone who says there's such a thing as too much college football in a day is wrong.

Sat, Oct 24, 2015
12:00 PM ET
ABC
(6) Clemson at Miami (FL)
12:00 PM ET
SECNWatchESPN
Auburn at Arkansas
12:00 PM ET
ESPN3WatchESPN
NC State at Wake Forest
12:00 PM ET
ESPNUWatchESPN
(25) Pittsburgh at Syracuse
12:00 PM ET
FS1FoxSportsGo
Kansas State at Texas
12:00 PM ET
FSNFoxSportsGo
Army at Rice
12:00 PM ET
ESPNWatchESPN
Iowa State at (2) Baylor
12:00 PM ET
ESPN2WatchESPN
Northwestern at Nebraska
12:00 PM ET
ASN
Southern Miss at Charlotte
12:00 PM ET
ESPNNWatchESPN
(21) Houston at UCF
12:30 PM ET
ESPN3WatchESPN
Boston College at Louisville
1:00 PM ET
CBSS
Tulane at Navy
1:00 PM ET
ESPN3WatchESPN
Bowling Green at Kent State
2:00 PM ET
ESPN3WatchESPN
Fresno State at Air Force
2:00 PM ET
ESPN3WatchESPN
Miami (OH) at Western Michigan
3:00 PM ET
ESPN3WatchESPN
(19) Toledo at Massachusetts
3:00 PM ET
BYUTV
Wagner at BYU
3:00 PM ET
ESPN3WatchESPN
Central Michigan at Ball State
3:30 PM ET
ESPN3WatchESPN
Ohio at Buffalo
3:30 PM ET
ESPN3WatchESPN
Eastern Michigan at Northern Illinois
3:30 PM ET
ASN
Middle Tennessee at Louisiana Tech
3:30 PM ET
FSNFoxSportsGo
North Texas at Marshall
3:30 PM ET
ABC/ESPN2WatchESPN
Texas Tech at (17) Oklahoma
3:30 PM ET
BTNBTN2Go
Wisconsin at Illinois
3:30 PM ET
ESPNWatchESPN
Penn State at Maryland
3:30 PM ET
ABC/ESPN2WatchESPN
Indiana at Michigan State
3:30 PM ET
ESPNUWatchESPN
(23) Duke at Virginia Tech
3:30 PM ET
CBSSEC Live
Tennessee at (8) Alabama
3:30 PM ET
ESPN3WatchESPN
Virginia at North Carolina
4:00 PM ET
PAC12Pac-12 Live
Washington State at Arizona
4:00 PM ET
SECNWatchESPN
Missouri at Vanderbilt
4:00 PM ET
ESPNNWatchESPN
SMU at South Florida
4:00 PM ET
MWC
Hawaii at Nevada
4:30 PM ET
FS1FoxSportsGo
Kansas at (14) Oklahoma State
4:30 PM ET
CBSS
Connecticut at Cincinnati
5:00 PM ET
ESPN3WatchESPN
Louisiana-Monroe at Idaho
6:00 PM ET
Old Dominion at FIU
7:00 PM ET
ESPN2WatchESPN
(9) Florida State at Georgia Tech
7:00 PM ET
ASN
Florida Atlantic at UTEP
7:00 PM ET
ESPN2WatchESPN
(15) Texas A&M at (24) Mississippi
7:00 PM ET
ESPNUWatchESPN
Western Kentucky at (5) LSU
7:00 PM ET
ESPN3WatchESPN
South Alabama at Texas State
7:00 PM ET
RSNW
New Mexico at San Jose State
7:30 PM ET
SECNWatchESPN
Kentucky at Mississippi State
7:30 PM ET
FOXFoxSportsGo
(3) Utah at USC
8:00 PM ET
ABC
(1) Ohio State at Rutgers
8:00 PM ET
ESPN3WatchESPN
Troy at New Mexico State
10:15 PM ET
ESPN2WatchESPN
Wyoming at Boise State
10:30 PM ET
FS1FoxSportsGo
Colorado at Oregon State
10:30 PM ET
ESPNWatchESPN
Washington at (10) Stanford
10:30 PM ET
ESPNUWatchESPN
San Diego State at San Jose State