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The next week or so is full of the heart of the football season. So much so that there's no way every team is going to find it on the usual TV channels.

Good thing there's ESPN+, which has nearly three dozen games on tap.

We've got five featured football games on ESPN+ on Saturday, starting with Toledo at Ball State at 2 p.m. Eastern. The Cardinals are atop the MAC's West Division with a pair of conference wins. Toledo is at .500, so really everything is still up for grabs. And staying in the MAC, Northern Illinois takes on Miami (OH) at 2:30 p.m. And, finally, Western Michigan heads to Eastern Michigan at 7 with the division rivals looking to put the other in a hole.

Heading down to the Sun Belt Conference, division leaders Louisiana-Monroe and the Appalachian State — which is a perfect 5-0 on the season — face off at 3:30 p.m., so basically everyone else in the conference is keeping watch on this one. And that includes Georgia State, which plays host to Army at 7 p.m. The Black Knight are 3-3 on the season and coming off two straight losses. Georgia State, meanwhile, is 4-2 overall and has won its last two games.

  • East Tennessee State at Chattanooga, 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17
  • Princeton at Brown, 12:30 p.m.
  • Davidson at Jacksonville, 1 p.m.
  • Dayton at Stetson, 1 p.m.
  • Pennsylvania at Columbia, 1:30 p.m.
  • Colgate at Cornell, 1:30 p.m.
  • Western Carolina at Wofford, 1:30 p.m.
  • Illinois State at Western Illinois, 2 p.m.
  • Toledo at Ball State, 2 p.m.
  • Butler at Morehead State, 2 p.m.
  • Nicholls at Sam Houston State, 2 p.m.
  • Northern Illinois at Miami (Ohio), 2:30 p.m.
  • Kennesaw State at Presbyterian, 2:30 p.m.
  • Youngstown State at Southern Illinois, 3 p.m.
  • Eastern Kentucky at Murray State, 3 p.m.
  • Eastern Illinois at UT Martin, 3 p.m.
  • VMI at Mercer, 3 p.m.
  • Missouri State at North Dakota State, 3:30 p.m.
  • Louisiana-Monroe at Appalachian State, 3:30 p.m.
  • Old Dominion at UAB, 4 p.m.
  • Charlotte at Western Kentucky, 4 p.m.
  • Hampton at Campbell, 4 p.m.
  • Stephen F. Austin at Abilene Christian, 4 p.m.
  • South Dakota at Northern Iowa, 5 p.m.
  • Austin Peay at Tennessee State, 5:30 p.m.
  • Maine at Liberty, 6 p.m.
  • Army at Georgia State, 7 p.m.
  • UTEP at Florida International, 7 p.m.
  • Western Michigan at Eastern Michigan, 7 p.m.
  • West Alabama at Delta State, 7 p.m.
  • Charleston Southern at North Alabama, 7 p.m.
  • Central Arkansas at Northwestern State, 7 p.m.

ESPN+ is the extension of the sports network that goes beyond even its vast digital network. For just $4.99 a month you'll get access to even more live sports, replays and original content. It's available on your phone, on your computer, on your TV — pretty much anything that connects to the internet. (And soon you'll be able to bundle it with Hulu and Disney+ for a mere $12.99 a month.

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