The game between Notre Dame and Michigan State topped the night with an 18-49 demo rating of 1.5 (4.85 million) at 8-11pm.
The network beat Fox's own college football coverage, which attracted a rating of 0.9 (2.66m) for the game between Stanford and Southern California for the same time period.
CBS's 48 Hours Mystery earned a rating of 0.8 (4.40m) at 10pm.
The rest of the evening was dominated by repeats, with the highest-rated programme being NBC's The Voice, which achieved a 1.2 rating at 10pm (3.95m).
An NCIS rerun scored a rating of 0.7 (4.23m) at 8pm for CBS.