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How to watch: High school football on ESPN this week (Aug. 25-27)

It's opening weekend for several states, and ESPN will air seven high school football games from Aug. 25-28
Photo by Steven Davis

Photo by Steven Davis

ESPN has a busy high school football schedule from Aug. 25-28, which will mark opening week in most states.

And another 11 games from September through November are on the schedule for the 2022 GEICO ESPN High School Showcase. Eleven of the teams featured made the preseason SBLive/Sports Illustrated Power 25.

You can also watch thousands of high school football games on the NFHS Network.

Here's the schedule for ESPN's combined 18-game slate this season (all times Pacific):

Lake Travis (Texas) vs. Arlington Martin (Texas)

5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, on ESPNU from Choctaw Stadium in Arlington, Texas

Mill Creek (Georgia) vs. Norcross (Georgia)

4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, on ESPN2 from Norcross High School in Georgia

St. Joseph’s Prep (Pennsylvania) vs. St. Thomas Aquinas (Florida)

9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, on ESPN from Brian Piccolo Stadium in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Los Alamitos (California) vs. American Heritage (Florida)

1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, on ESPN2 from Brian Piccolo Stadium in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Duncanville (Texas) vs. South Oak Cliff (Texas)

4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, on ESPN2 from Dallas ISD Kincaide Stadium

Lipscomb Academy (Tennessee) vs. Thompson (Alabama)

6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, on ESPNU from Thompson High School in Alabaster, Alabama

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St. Xavier (Ohio) vs. Loyola Academy (Illinois)

10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, on ESPN from Loyola Academy in Wilmette, Illinois

Serra (California) vs. De La Salle (California)

8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, on ESPNU from De La Salle High School in Concord, California

Lake Gibson (Florida) vs. Lehigh (Florida)

5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, on ESPNU from Lehigh High School in Lehigh Acres, Florida

St. Frances (Maryland) vs. Venice (Florida)

5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, on ESPN2 from Venice High School in Venice, Florida

Brookwood (Georgia) vs. Bishop Gorman (Nevada)

7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, on ESPNU from Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas

IMG Academy (Florida) vs. Central (Alabama)

3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, on ESPNU from Central High School in Phenix City, Alabama

Collins Hill (Georgia) vs. Buford (Georgia)

4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, on ESPN2 from Buford High School in Buford, Georgia

Zachary (Louisiana) vs. Woodlawn (Louisiana)

5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, on ESPNU from Woodlawn High School in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Corner Canyon (Utah) vs. Lone Peak (Utah)

7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, on ESPNU from Lone Peak High School in Highland, Utah

Allen (Texas) vs. Guyer (Texas)

4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, on ESPN2 from C.H Collins Stadium in Denton, Texas

Basha (Arizona) vs. Chandler (Arizona)

7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, on ESPNU from Chandler High School in Chandler, Arizona

Jenks (Oklahoma) vs. Bixby (Oklahoma)

5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, on ESPN2 from Bixby High School in Bixby, Oklahoma