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There Are 12 College Football Games Today: Here's The Schedule

A Purdue cheerleader holding up a sign that says "Shout!"

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN - OCTOBER 06: Purdue Boilermakers cheerleaders encourage the crowd to support their teamduring the game on October 6, 2007 at Ross-Ade Stadium in West Lafayette, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

College football is back. After a layoff of seven months, college football will grace our TV sets once more.

Tonight, there are 12 contests that officially begin the college football season.

The kickoffs are all between 7 and 10 p.m. ESPN Networks, FS1, CBS Sports Network, Big Ten Network, Pac-12 Network, and SEC Network will all have games. All times listed are Eastern Time.

Here are the 12 games.

UConn Huskies vs. 21 UCF Knights - East Hartford, Conn. - 7 p.m. - ESPNU

Houston v Connecticut

(Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. New Mexico State Aggies - Minneapolis, - 7 p.m. - BTN

A man waving minnesota's flag.

(Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Ball State Cardinals vs. Central Connecticut Blue Devils - Muncie, Ind. - 7 p.m. - ESPN+

Toledo v Ball State

(Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

Georgia State Panthers vs. Kennesaw State Owls - Atlanta - 7 p.m. - ESPN+

Shorter v Georgia State

(Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

UL Monroe Warhawks vs. Southeastern Louisiana Lions - Monroe, La. - 8 p.m. - ESPN+

Louisiana Monroe v Oklahoma

(Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Purdue Boilermakers vs. Northwestern Wildcats - West Lafayette, Ind. - 8 p.m. - ESPN

Purdue's band bringing a giant bass drum onto the field.

(Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Tulane Green Wave vs. Wake Forest Demon Deacons - New Orleans - 8 p.m. - CBS Sports Network

SMU v Tulane

(Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)

UAB Blazers vs. Savannah State Tigers - Birmingham, Ala. - 8 p.m. - ESPN+

Florida Gators offense lined up against UAB's defense.

(Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Oklahoma State Cowboys vs. Missouri State Bears - Stillwater, Okla. - 8 p.m. - FS1

Pistol Pete walks on the field during a game.

(Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Utah Utes vs. Weber State Wildcats - Salt Lake City - 8 p.m. - Pac-12 Network

Utah fan holding up a giant U.

(Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

Texas A&M Aggies vs. Northwestern State Demons - College Station, Texas - 8:30 p.m. - SEC Network

Fans at Texas A&M for a game vs. Arkansas.

(Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

San Jose State Spartans vs. UC Davis Aggies - San Jose, Calif. - 10 p.m. 

San Jose State v Texas

(Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)

Games begin at 7:00 p.m. and carry through the night. There are games Friday night as well, that will pace us until the Saturday when the madness truly begins.