After a long summer and a dry “week zero” of college football last weekend, we are finally set to officially kick off the season. The headliner here without a doubt is Alabama-Florida State. The two top five teams will square off in Atlanta, at the brand new Mercedes-Benz stadium.
But that’s hardly all we’ve got on this slate.
Michigan will take on Florida, who will be down several players due to suspension. The Gators will also be turning to freshman quarterback Feleipe Franks at quarterback, who beat out Malik Zaire for the starting gig.
N.C. State will head to South Carolina for an interesting matchup. The Wolfpack have been getting a ton of media hype late this offseason, with some even putting them in their final four.
LSU will take on BYU in New Orleans, after moving the game from Houston due to flooding from Hurricane Harvey. BYU struggled with Portland State last weekend and are now 15 point underdogs to the Tigers.
Here’s a look at the full Saturday slate.
College Football: Saturday, September 2nd Schedule
|Akron at Penn State||11:00 AM||ABC|
|Ball State at Illinois||11:00 AM||BTN|
|Bowling Green at Michigan State||11:00 AM||ESPNU|
|Kent State at Clemson||11:00 AM||ESPN|
|Maryland at Texas||11:00 AM||Fox Sports 1|
|Missouri State at Missouri||11:00 AM||SEC Network|
|Wyoming at Iowa||11:00 AM||BTN|
|California at North Carolina||11:20 AM||ACC Network|
|Bethune Cookman at Miami||11:30 AM||FSN Affiliates|
|Portland State at Oregon State||1:00 PM||PAC-12 Network / PAC-12 Video|
|NC State vs. South Carolina (Charlotte)||2:00 PM||ESPN|
|Florida vs. Michigan (Arlington)||2:30 PM||ABC|
|Nevada at Northwestern||2:30 PM||BTN|
|Temple at Notre Dame||2:30 PM||NBC|
|UTEP at Oklahoma||2:30 PM||FOX|
|Troy at Boise State||2:45 PM||ESPNU|
|Charleston Southern at Mississippi State||3:00 PM||SEC Network|
|Eastern Washington at Texas Tech||3:00 PM||FSN Affiliates|
|Kentucky at Southern Miss||3:00 PM||CBS Sports Network|
|Western Michigan at USC||4:15 PM||PAC-12 Network|
|Appalachian State at Georgia||5:15 PM||ESPN / WatchESPN|
|Central Arkansas at Kansas State||6:00 PM||ESPN3|
|Liberty at Baylor||6:00 PM||Fox Sports 2|
|SEMO at Kansas||6:00 PM||ESPN3|
|Butler at Illinois State||6:30 PM||ESPN3|
|Georgia Southern at Auburn||6:30 PM||SEC Network|
|Louisville vs. Purdue (Indianapolis)||6:30 PM||FOX|
|South Alabama at Ole Miss||6:30 PM||ESPNU / WatchESPN|
|Alabama vs. Florida State (Atlanta)||7:00 PM||ABC|
|Arkansas State at Nebraska||7:00 PM||BTN|
|Jackson State at TCU||7:00 PM||FSN Affiliates|
|Vanderbilt at Middle Tennessee||7:00 PM||CBS Sports Network|
|Southern Utah at Oregon||7:15 PM||PAC-12 Network|
|BYU vs. LSU (New Orleans)||8:30 PM||ESPN|
|Montana State at Washington State||9:30 PM||Fox Sports 1|
|Northern Arizona at Arizona||10:00 PM||PAC-12 Network|