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Let's play a game: I'll give you the records for a starting NFL quarterback and a quarterback looking for a job. Can you name them?

The first quarterback has a 5-20 record in three years as a starter, and this guy still has a job. Our second quarterback has an 8-6 record with a playoff win, yet he is looking for work.

Thursday, Sept. 19

College football (6:30-10 p.m., ESPN U): Jackson State looks for a second SWAC win against winless Texas Southern.

Friday, Sept. 20

College football (8-11 p.m., ESPN): This should be a high-scoring affair to keep you up on a Friday night when Boise State and Fresno State collide.

Saturday, Sept. 21

College football (2:30-6 p.m., CBS): The Florida Gators host the Tennessee Volunteers—once a must-see rivalry that has lost some of its luster.

Sunday, Sept. 22

NFL (noon-3 p.m., Fox): The New Orleans Saints host the suddenly dangerous Arizona Cardinals after both teams escaped with late wins last week.

Monday, Sept. 23

NFL (7:30-11 p.m., ESPN): The Oakland Raiders are better than expected this season, but can they stop the high-powered Denver Broncos offense?

Tuesday, Sept. 24

Documentary (7-8:30 p.m., ESPN): Archie Manning and his family are the focus in the new ESPN Films' SEC Storied series: "The Book of Manning."

Wednesday, Sept. 25

MLB (6-11 p.m., ESPN): Check out the to-be-announced teams in the playoff hunt in Major League Baseball.

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