In a week filled with close games involving unbeaten teams, it was a blowout that drew some of the highest ratings.
The Alabama-Tennessee game drew a 4.1 rating, which was the second most-watched game of the weekend. The final score in the game was 49-10. Of the four most-watched games, all of them involved unbeaten teams.
ESPN/ABC CFB Overnight ratings + CBS SEC:
Ohio State-Wisconsin: 5.6
Alabama-Tenn: 4.1 (CBS)
NC State-Clemson: 3.3
— Sports TV Ratings (@SportsTVRatings) October 16, 2016
But the Nebraska-Indiana, Ohio State-Wisconsin and Clemson-N.C. State games were all one score games. The Ohio State and Clemson games both went into overtime. Alabama pretty much had the game locked up at the end of the third quarter.
The Crimson Tide play in another top 10 matchup next week, as they host the Texas A&M Aggies. With College GameDay headed to Tuscaloosa, you can bet plenty of fans will be tuning in to watch. Kickoff is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. ET on CBS.