September 1, 2014 at 7:18 pm

Football on TV this week

Calvin Johnson and the Lions open the regular season on Monday Night Football on ESPN. (Daniel Mears / Detroit News)

THURSDAY

6 Michigan Tech at Wayne State, FSD+

8 Arizona at UTSA, FS1

8:30 Green Bay at Seattle, NBC

9 Grand Valley State at Azusa Pacific, FSD+

FRIDAY

7 Pittsburgh at Boston College, ESPN

10:30 Washington State at Nevada, ESPN

SATURDAY

Noon Akron at Penn State, ABC or ESPN2

Noon Oklahoma at Tulsa, ABC or ESPN2

Noon Missouri at Toledo, ESPN

Noon Florida Atlantic at Alabama, SEC

Noon Arkansas State at Tennessee, SEC

Noon Western Illinois at Wisconsin, BTN

Noon Western Kentucky at Illinois, BTN

Noon Howard at Rutgers, BTN

Noon Kansas State at Iowa State, FS1

Noon McNeese State at Nebraska, ESPNU

Noon Central Michigan at Purdue, ESPN News

Noon Buffalo at Army, CBSSN

Noon SMU at North Texas, FSD

2 Alabama-Birmingham at Mississippi State, FSD+

3:30 USC at Stanford, ABC

3:30 Ball State at Iowa, ESPN2

3:30 Ohio at Kentucky, ESPNU

3:30 Northern Illinois at Northwestern, BTN

3:30 Middle Tennessee at Minnesota, BTN

3:30 Maryland at USF, CBSSN

3:30 Missouri State at Oklahoma State, FSD

4 Georgia Tech at Tulane, ESPN News

4 Eastern Michigan at Florida, SEC

4 Nicholls State at Arkansas, SEC

4:30 Ole Miss at Vanderbilt, ESPN

6:30 Michigan State at Oregon, Fox

7 San Jose State at Auburn, ESPN2

7 East Carolina at South Carolina, ESPNU

7 Arizona State at New Mexico, CBSSN

7:30 Michigan at Notre Dame, NBC

7:30 BYU at Texas, FS1

7:30 Sam Houston State at LSU, SEC

7:30 Lamar at Texas A&M, SEC

7:30 Northwestern State at Baylor, FSD

7:30 Citadel at Florida State, FSD+

8 Virginia Tech at Ohio State, ESPN

8 San Diego State at North Carolina, ESPN2

10:15 Colorado State at Boise State, ESPN2

10:30 Oregon State at Hawaii, CBSSN

11 Texas Tech at UTEP, FS1

SUNDAY

1 Buffalo at Chicago, Fox

1 New England at Miami, CBS

4:25 San Francisco at Dallas, Fox

8:30 Indianapolis at Denver, NBC

MONDAY

7:10 New York at Detroit, ESPN

10:20 San Diego at Arizona, ESPN