24 Notre Dame The Bulldogs' defensive front against the Irish offensive line is the sexy matchup. 4 Penn State Losing to the Panthers probably kept the Nittany Lions out of the College Football Playoff last year ... TCU 31-30, OTUPSET ALERTSBoise State (plus 10½) at No. 17 Louisville (minus 9½) at North Carolina Tar Heels are still trying to figure out who is playing quarterback, but this feels like a tricky trip for the Cardinals ... TWITTER REQUESTSHouston (minus 1) at Arizona — @jefe172Stat from Michael Lev of the Arizona Daily star: Cougars All-America DT Ed Oliver had more tackles for loss (22) and passes broken up (nine) last season than all Wildcats defensive linemen combined (21.5 and seven) ... Nebraska (plus 14) at Oregon — @bkbeban The Huskers' new 3-4 defense allowed 22 plays of at least 10 yards to Arkansas State last week ... Iowa (minus 3) at Iowa State — @Dana Becker Cy-Hawk Trophy game is 3-3 in last six ... Utah (minus 1½) at BYU — @paulcherrington Cougars enter Holy War having lost six straight meetings and with an offense ranked 99th in the country in yards per play (4.62). If your date has never celebrated Derby Week as though it was the most important week in human history, or never worked at Humana, what can you possibly find to talk about?And how are they going to understand Yes, in other, more tech-savvy cities, your i Phone can ensure future generations of your family are produced.That game, like this one between the second-ranked Buckeyes and fifth-ranked Sooners, was a top-five matchup. 24 Notre Dame meet in South Bend for the first time in the regular season. 3 Clemson are longtime nonconference rivals in the South. Clemson has won the last three, including last season on The Plains of Auburn.
(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)The college football season opened with marquee matchups in NFL stadiums, giving a bowl-game feel to regular-season games.
Barry Switzer's Sooners beat Woody Hayes' Buckeyes on a last-second field goal by Uwe von Schamann, remembered simply as "The Kick." The two storied programs are 1-2 in the AP's Top 100. The only other time the Fighting Irish and Bulldogs played goes down as the greatest game in Georgia football history: Herschel Walker and the 'Dawgs beat the Irish in the Sugar Bowl to win the 1980 national championship. The defending national champions will try to make it four straight against Southeastern Conference Tigers in the ACC's Death Valley. 6 Southern California at the Los Angeles Coliseum, looking to extend a three-game winning streak against the Trojans. 2 Ohio State Since losing in Norman to the Buckeyes last season, the Sooners have won 11 straight, the nation's current longest streak ...
The first pivotal Pac-12 game is a rivalry that has been dominated lately by the longtime underdog. The Cardinal have won seven of nine against USC, which owns a 61-32-3 lead in the series.
The first pivotal Pac-12 game is a rivalry that has been dominated lately by the longtime underdog. The Cardinal have won seven of nine against USC, which owns a 61-32-3 lead in the series. 11 Oklahoma State (minus 28) at South Alabama As long as the Cowboys don't get caught wondering, "Why are we stuck inside of Mobile on a Friday night?
6 Southern California Cardinal have been able to overpower the Trojans while turning around this rivalry.