GWINNETT GRADS: In Front of the Cameras

Northwestern Wildcats running back and Brookwood grad Jesse Brown (36) in action during a game against the Michigan State Spartans at Ryan Field. (Photo: Patrick Gorski-USA TODAY Sports)

A quick look at where to watch former Gwinnett standouts on TV in this week’s college football action:

THURSDAY

7:30 p.m. — Ole Miss at Mississippi State, ESPN

Grayson’s Breon Dixon (No. 23) is a defensive back, Archer’s Donta Evans (No. 35) is a linebacker and Grayson’s Tony Gray (No. 78) is an offensive lineman for Ole Miss. Norcross’ Nathan Swanson (No. 39) and South Gwinnett’s Stephen Adegoke (No. 49) are athletes for Mississippi State.

FRIDAY

11:30 a.m. — Western Michigan at Toledo, ESPNU

Buford’s K.J. Anderson (No. 26) is a defensive back for Western Michigan.

Noon — Miami (Fla.) at Pittsburgh, ABC

Norcross’ Christopher Herndon (No. 23) is a tight end and Peachtree Ridge’s Tyler Murphy (No. 32) is a defensive back for Miami.

Noon — Baylor at TCU, FS1

Norcross’ Ridwan Issahaku (No. 31) is a safety for TCU.

Noon — Navy at Houston, ESPN

Archer’s John Gillis (No. 18) is a safety, Brookwood’s Josh Brown (No. 28) is a running back, GAC’s Paul Carothers (No. 50) is a linebacker, GAC’s Ford Higgins (No. 72) is an offensive tackle and Mountain View’s Kendel Wright (No. 76) is an offensive tackle for Navy.

2:30 p.m. — Missouri at Arkansas, CBS

North Gwinnett’s Nate Brown (No. 7) is a wide receiver, Buford’s Thomas Wilson (No. 8) is a safety and Grayson’s Dimetrios Mason (No. 9) is a wide receiver for Missouri.

3:30 p.m. — South Florida at Central Florida, ABC

Shiloh’s Cam Stewart (No. 11) is a wide receiver and Buford’s Tre Neal (No. 23) is a defensive back for Central Florida.

4 p.m. — Iowa at Nebraska, FS1

Grayson’s Mohamed Barry (No. 7) is a linebacker for Nebraska.

8 p.m. — Virginia Tech at Virginia, ESPN

Norcross’ A.J. Bush (No. 6) is a quarterback, Collins Hill’s Emmanuel Belmar (No. 40) is a defensive end and Norcross’ D’Andre Plantin (No. 62) is an offensive lineman for Virginia Tech. For Virginia, Peachtree Ridge’s Jordan Ellis (No. 1) is a running back, Wesleyan’s Jordan Mack (No. 37) is a linebacker, Mill Creek’s Tyler Fannin (No. 72) is a center, Parkview’s Juwan Moye (No. 99) is a defensive end, Central Gwinnett’s Darious Latimore is a cornerback and Collins Hill’s Robert Snyder is a linebacker.

8 p.m. — Texas Tech at Texas, Fox

Grayson’s Zach Barnes (No. 52) is a defensive lineman for Texas Tech.

10:30 p.m. — California at UCLA, FS1

Collins Hill’s Chris Palmer (No. 98) is a noseguard for Cal.

SATURDAY

Noon — Georgia at Georgia Tech, ABC

For UGA, Norcross’ Lorenzo Carter (No. 7) is a linebacker, Grayson’s DeAngelo Gibbs (No. 8) is a defensive back, Mountain View’s Tim Hill (No. 29) is a defensive back, Peachtree Ridge’s Robert Beal (No. 33) is a linebacker, Brookwood’s Nick Moore (No. 43) is a fullback, South Gwinnett’s Reggie Carter (No. 45) is a linebacker, North Gwinnett’s Michael D’Angola (No. 91) is a punter, Shiloh’s Kolby Wyatt (No. 91) is a defensive lineman, Grayson’s Justin Young (No. 92) is a defensive lineman and GAC’s Brooks Buce (No. 97) is a kicker. For Tech, Norcross’ Clinton Lynch (22) is a running back, Buford’s David Curry (No. 32) is a linebacker, Norcross’ Jarett Cole (No. 35) is a defensive back, Mill Creek’s Brenton King (No. 37) is a kicker, Norcross’ Dameon Williams (No. 39) is a defensive back, GAC’s Tyler Cooksey (No. 43) is a linebacker, Buford’s T.D. Roof (No. 45) is a linebacker, Buford’s Xavier Gantt (No. 46) is a running back, Dacula’s Jakob Brashear (No. 49) is a linebacker, Brookwood’s Bailey Ivemeyer (No. 62) is an offensive lineman, Buford’s Alan Bussoletti (No. 85) is a wide receiver, North Gwinnett’s Anree Saint-Amour (No. 94) is a defensive lineman, Grayson’s Chris Martin (No. 96) is a defensive lineman and Mill Creek’s Tyler Vernon (No. 98) is a defensive lineman.

Noon — Ohio State at Michigan, Fox

Archer’s Isaiah Pryor (No. 14) is a safety for Ohio State.

Noon — Florida State at Florida, ESPN

Central Gwinnett’s Adonis Thomas (No. 22) and Brookwood’s Leonard Warner (No. 35) are linebackers for FSU. Archer’s Antonio Riles (No. 51) is an offensive lineman for Florida.

Noon — Louisville at Kentucky, SEC Network

Peachtree Ridge’s Malik Staples (No. 31) is a linebacker, Peachtree Ridge’s Kam Jones (No. 56) is a linebacker, Mill Creek’s Robbie Bell (No. 75) is an offensive lineman and Parkview’s G.G. Robinson (No. 94) is a defensive lineman for Louisville. Peachtree Ridge’s Blake Best (No. 53) is a long snapper and Archer’s E.J. Price (No. 72) is an offensive lineman for Kentucky.

Noon — Indiana at Purdue, ESPN2

Lanier’s Tario Fuller (No. 25) is a running back and Dacula’s Allen Daniels (No. 94) is a defensive tackle for Purdue.

Noon — Connecticut at Cincinnati, ESPN News

Norcross’ Kevin Mouhon (No. 48) is a defensive end for Cincinnati.

Noon — Tulane at SMU, CBS Sports Network

Norcross’ Monty Montgomery (No. 30) is a linebacker and Shiloh’s Cameron Sample (No. 55) is a defensive end for Tulane.

12:30 p.m. — Boston College at Syracuse, WUPA

Suwanee’s Will Harris (No. 8) is a defensive back, Duluth’s Max Richardson (No. 14) is a linebacker and Grayson’s Bryce Morais (No. 90) is a defensive lineman for Boston College. Collins Hill’s Jonathan Thomas (No. 23) and Mountain View’s Kielan Whitner (No. 25) are linebackers for Syracuse.

12:30 p.m. — Duke at Wake Forest, Fox Sports South

Shiloh’s Jeremy McDuffie (No. 9) is a safety, Grayson’s Jordan Hayes (No. 13) is a safety, Archer’s Dylan Singleton (No. 16) is a safety, Buford’s Josh Blackwell (No. 31) is a cornerback, Grayson’s Will Taylor (No. 55) is a center, Grayson’s John Taylor (No. 57) is a long snapper, Collins Hill’s Christian Harris (No. 70) is an offensive guard and North Gwinnett’s Drew Jordan (No. 86) is a defensive end for Duke. Buford’s Jake Simpson (No. 42) is a linebacker, North Gwinnett’s Sean Maginn (No. 79) is an offensive lineman and Lanier’s Mike Allen (No. 91) is a defensive lineman for Wake Forest.

3:30 p.m. — Alabama at Auburn, CBS

Lanier’s Derrick Brown (No. 5) is a defensive lineman, Duluth’s Nick Ruffin (No. 19) is a defensive back, Brookwood’s Keenan Sweeney (No. 42) is a fullback, Mill Creek’s Kaleb Kim (No. 54) is an offensive lineman and GAC’s Darius Slayton (No. 81) is a wide receiver for Auburn.

3:30 p.m. — Penn State at Maryland, Big Ten Network

North Gwinnett’s Jalen Brooks (No. 43) and Collins Hill’s Brett Shepherd (No. 53) are linebackers for Maryland.

3:30 p.m. — North Carolina at N.C. State, ESPNU

Collins Hill’s Tomon Fox (No. 12) is a defensive end, North Gwinnett’s Donnie Miles (No. 15) is a safety, South Gwinnett’s Malik Robinson (No. 24) is a linebacker and Buford’s Nick Polino (No. 58) is an offensive guard for UNC. Buford’s Shug Frazier (No. 90) is a defensive tackle for N.C. State.

3:30 p.m. — Iowa State at Kansas State, ESPN2

Norcross’ Jordan Noil (No. 4) is a defensive back and Central Gwinnett’s Tyler White (No. 37) is a linebacker for Kansas State.

3:45 p.m. — West Virginia at Oklahoma, ESPN

Buford’s Tyler Thurmond (No. 70) is an offensive lineman for West Virginia. Peachtree Ridge’s Orlando Brown (No. 78) is an offensive tackle for Oklahoma.

4 p.m. — Michigan State at Rutgers, Fox

Peachtree Ridge’s Connor Heyward (No. 11) is a running back for Michigan State.

4 p.m. — Northwestern at Illinois, FS1

Buford’s Steven Reese (No. 23) is a wide receiver, Buford’s Chee Anyanwu (No. 34) is a linebacker and Brookwood’s Jesse Brown (No. 36) is a running back for Northwestern.

4 p.m. — Vanderbilt at Tennessee, SEC Network

For Vandy, North Gwinnett’s Caleb Scott (No. 9) is a wide receiver, Parkview’s Bryce Lewis (No. 30) is a cornerback, Norcross’ Jalen Pinkney (No. 44) is a defensive lineman, Mountain View’s Johnathan Stewart (No. 73) is an offensive lineman, GAC’s Devin Cochran (No. 77) is an offensive lineman, Norcross’ Jared Pinkney (No. 80) is a tight end and Shiloh’s Darion DeBrossard (No. 96) is an offensive lineman. For Tennessee, Buford’s Austin Smith (No. 11) is a linebacker/defensive lineman, Peachtree Ridge’s Nigel Warrior (No. 18) is a defensive back, GAC’s Micah Abernathy (No. 22) is a defensive back, Peachtree Ridge’s Baylen Buchanan (No. 28) and Buford’s Quay Picou (No. 55) is a defensive lineman.

7:30 p.m. — Clemson at South Carolina, ESPN

Grayson’s Chase Brice (No. 7) is a quarterback, Brookwood’s Jack Swinney (No. 20) is a wide receiver, Grayson’s Ryan Carter (No. 31) is a defensive back and North Gwinnett’s Mitch Hyatt (No. 75) is an offensive tackle for Clemson. Parkview’s Trey Derouen (No. 79) is an offensive lineman, Collins Hill’s Drew Dinsmore (No. 15) is a quarterback, Grayson’s Daniel Fennell (No. 35) is a defensive lineman, Archer’s Kobe Smith (No. 97) is a defensive lineman and Grayson’s Jamyest Williams (No. 21) is a defensive back for South Carolina.

7:30 p.m. — Texas A and M at LSU, SEC Network

Lanier’s Tyler Taylor (No. 24) is a linebacker and Buford’s Blake Ferguson (No. 50) is a long snapper for LSU.

8 p.m. — Notre Dame at Stanford, ABC

Buford’s Montgomery VanGorder (No. 4) is a quarterback for Notre Dame. GAC’s Davis Mills (No. 15) is a quarterback and Duluth resident Anthony Trinh (No. 40) is a linebacker for Stanford.

10 p.m. — Colorado at Utah, FS1

Brookwood’s Afolabi Laguda (No. 1) is a defensive back for Colorado.

10:15 p.m. — Utah State at Air Force, ESPN2

Parkview’s Shaq Vereen (No. 6) is a linebacker for Air Force.

Sports Editor for the Gwinnett Daily Post and Regional Sports Director for Southern Community Newspapers, Inc. A Gwinnett native documenting Gwinnett County sports with the GDP since 1997.