When does college football start? College football's opening weekend is a little bit weird. Saturday, Aug. 26 college football schedule. UCF 61, FIU 17 · M. Milton , N. Maxwell 61, T. Owens Presbyterian College PRE. Wake Forest WAKE · WAKE 51, PRE 7 · K. Hinton , T. Marable Colorado State CSU · South Florida USF · Oregon State Beavers · Rice RICE. college football schedule with time and TV for FBS games. The college football TV schedule is updated as games are announced.