College football TV preview, Dec. 3

No. 24 Southern Mississippi (10-2) at no. 7 Houston (12-0) in Conference USA championship, 9 a.m., Channel: 7 Channel: 10 : Houston, which averages 52.7 points a game, goes to a BCS game (probably the Sugar Bowl) if it wins, and quarterback Case Keenum (43 TDs, 3 interceptions) can improve his Heisman chances.

Texas (7-4) at no. 19 Baylor (8-3), 12:30 p.m., Channel: 7 Channel: 10 : The Bears must win and quarterback Robert Griffin III must do something impressive for him to have a shot at the Heisman Trophy.

No. 1 LSU (12-0) vs. no. 12 Georgia (10-2) at Atlanta in SEC championship, 1 p.m., Channel: 5 Channel: 13 Channel: 46 : LSU probably goes to the national championship game even if it loses, although a lopsided defeat might jeopardize that. the Bulldogs have won 10 straight and would go to the Sugar Bowl with a win, which also probably would ruin Michigan’s chances at a BCS game berth.

No. 11 Michigan State (10-2) vs. no. 15 Wisconsin (10-2) in Indianapolis in Big Ten championship, 5 p.m., Channel: 2 Channel: 40 : The winner goes to the Rose Bowl. Michigan State beat the Badgers on a Hail Mary pass on the game’s final play on Oct. 22. Wisconsin quarterback Russell Wilson leads the nation in pass efficiency but is not in the Heisman discussion.

No. 13 Oklahoma (9-2) at no. 3 Oklahoma State (10-1), 5 p.m., Channel: 7 Channel: 10 : The winner of this rivalry game known as Bedlam goes to the Fiesta Bowl, unless Oklahoma State wins big and sneaks into the national championship game.

No. 21 Clemson (9-3) vs. no. 5 Virginia Tech (11-1) in Charlotte, N.C., in ACC championship, 5 p.m., ESPN: The winner goes to the Orange Bowl. Clemson beat Virginia Tech 23-3 on Oct. 1, but the Tigers lost three of their last four games, while Tech has been surging behind ACC Player of the Year David Wilson (1,595 rushing yards).

This article appeared on page B – 3 of the San Francisco Chronicle

College football TV preview, Dec. 3


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