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Wednesday, October 25th, 2023
NO. 3 OHIO STATE VISITS WISCONSIN AT 7:30 P.M. ET ON B1G SATURDAY NIGHT THIS SAT., OCT. 28, ON NBC AND PEACOCK
No. 14 Notre Dame Hosts Pittsburgh at 3:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock
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STAMFORD, Conn. – Oct. 25, 2023 – The No. 3 Ohio State Buckeyes (7-0) visit the Wisconsin Badgers (5-2) this weekend on B1G Saturday Night at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock. Coverage this Saturday, Oct. 28, begins at 7 p.m. ET with College Countdown on NBC and Peacock.
Saturday’s action begins at 3 p.m. ET with College Countdown leading into the No. 14 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (6-2) hosting the Pittsburgh Panthers (2-5) at 3:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock.
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NBC Sports’ college football coverage this Saturday:
7:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock: No. 3 Ohio State at Wisconsin
Ohio State defeated then-No. 7 Penn State, 20-12, last week to remain undefeated and keep pace with Michigan (8-0) as the only unbeaten teams in the Big Ten. Quarterback Kyle McCord – the Big Ten passing yards leader with 1,937 this season – passed for 286 yards and a touchdown against Penn State, while wide receiver Marvin Harrison Jr. caught 11 passes for 162 yards and a score. Harrison Jr., the son of Pro Football Hall of Famer and Super Bowl XLI champion Marvin Harrison, leads the Big Ten in receiving yards (766) and ranks second in receptions (42) and touchdown catches (six). The Buckeyes rank third in the nation in scoring defense, holding opposing offenses to 10 points per game.
The Badgers, who lead the Big Ten West with a 3-1 conference record, defeated Illinois, 25-21, last week. Running back Braelon Allen carried 29 times for 145 yards and one touchdown in the victory and ranks second in the conference in rushing yards (704) and rushing touchdowns (eight).
Ohio State at Wisconsin will be called from Camp Randall Stadium by NBC Sports’ B1G Saturday Night team of Noah Eagle (play-by-play), Todd Blackledge (analyst), and Kathryn Tappen (sidelines). Terry McAulay serves as the rules analyst.
3:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock: Pittsburgh at No. 14 Notre Dame
Coming off a bye last weekend, Notre Dame defeated then-No. 10 USC, 48-20, in their most recent game on Oct. 14, behind two rushing touchdowns from running back Audric Estime and scores on both defense (Xavier Watts 15-yard fumble-return touchdown) and special teams (Jadarian Price 99-yard kick-return touchdown). Quarterback Sam Hartman ranks eighth nationally with 18 touchdown passes this season.
Pittsburgh fell to Wake Forest, 21-17, last weekend as quarterback Christian Veilleux passed for 302 yards and two touchdowns.
Pittsburgh-Notre Dame will be called from Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind., by Jac Collinsworth (play-by-play), Jason Garrett (analyst), and Zora Stephenson (sidelines). Former Big Ten referee Reggie Smith serves as the rules analyst.
College Countdown on NBC and Peacock
NBC Sports’ College Countdown studio show, featuring host Maria Taylor, analysts Matt Cassel, Joshua Perry, and Michael Robinson, and co-host Ahmed Fareed will be live from Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, Wisc., on Saturday (7 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock). Nicole Auerbach serves as the college football insider. Fareed, Cassel, Perry, Robinson, and Auerbach will also host pregame coverage of Pittsburgh-Notre Dame beginning at 3 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock.
College Countdown captures college football’s unique gameday atmosphere and provides pre-game and halftime commentary of that week’s primetime game and for NBC Sports’ college football afternoon games throughout the season on NBC and Peacock.
NBC Sports Big Ten Football Podcasts:
B1G Talk with Todd and Noah, hosted by Todd Blackledge and Noah Eagle, sees the two personalities discuss the top stories, games, highlights, rankings, and more on a weekly basis each Wednesday during the Big Ten Football season. Click here to listen.
Go B1G or Go Home, hosted by College Countdown’s Fareed and Perry, breaks down the biggest sports stories across the entire Big Ten conference, including instant analysis on Saturday nights after football games. Click here to listen.
NBC Sports’ FBS college football games announced to date:
|Sat., Oct. 28||3:30 p.m.||Pittsburgh at No. 14 Notre Dame||NBC, Peacock|
|Sat., Oct. 28||7:30 p.m.||No. 3 Ohio State at Wisconsin||NBC, Peacock|
|Sat., Nov. 4||3:30 p.m.||Iowa at Northwestern (Wrigley Field)||Peacock|
|Sat., Nov. 4||7:30 p.m.||Purdue at No. 2 Michigan||NBC, Peacock|
|Sat., Nov. 11||7:30 p.m.||Michigan State at No. 3 Ohio State||NBC, Peacock|
|Sat., Nov. 18||3:30 p.m.||Wake Forest at No. 14 Notre Dame||NBC, Peacock|
|Fri., Nov. 24||7:30 p.m.||No. 10 Penn State at Michigan State (Ford Field)||NBC, Peacock|
The remaining NBC Sports’ Big Ten Football games will be announced during the season, with each matchup typically announced 12 days prior to the scheduled game date.
NBC Sports’ Big Ten Football package features Big Ten Saturday Night on NBC and Peacock – marking the first time ever that Big Ten Football will have a dedicated weekly primetime game on a national broadcast network – and nine exclusive games on Peacock.
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