Although this College Football Saturday is not the crème de la crème of the season, there are some interesting games on the schedule worth highlighting here in this entry designed to be a central spot for you to communicate during the day. You can click here for a comprehensive, yet easy to read schedule of all of today’s televised games.
A few quick observations and comments:
=== We won’t be able to help but pay attention to all of the aluminum in Chapel Hill after this entry got so much attention this week.
=== A Texas Tech defeat of TCU in Lubbock seems to be the upset pick of the day by many of the prognosticators.
=== Florida has beaten Tennessee TEN times IN A ROW!? How is that possible? Remember 15 to 20 years ago when this game was perhaps the most important game on the national schedule and CBS would even run it in special primetime timeslots (before the other networks did regular Saturday night college football)? Wait a second…did I just say ’15 to 20 years ago’? Well, if you do remember the days of Peyton Manning and Tee Martin then you are probably in the core SFN demographic. If not, then WELCOME!
=== It’s strange to say – “but I am looking forward to checking out Georgia Tech’s visit to Duke”. I must admit that I was surprised that Duke pulled off this win last year, so I’ll be interested to see how the Yellow Jackets respond. Unlike the fawning media, I’m not a buyer of the Blue Devils yet. Today could change that.
=== Elsewhere around the ACC, Streaking the Lawn also thinks that Georgia Tech will win (and cover the 8.5 point spread), while they think the Wolfpack will win without covering. That’s probably not a bad call.
NC State has played four cupcakes. The Wolfpack will be 4-0 after this weekend, and the only question will be the score. The Jaguars had an impressive win on the road at SDSU in Week 3. The game is under the lights and figures to be USA’s biggest home tilt all year. I like the Jaguars to cover.
Your ACC schedule below:
Still time. Who do you have? 8 for 8 in ACC games gets you a shoutout from me and the admiration of your peers. Big. pic.twitter.com/3VKm3dnalv
— Jeff Fischel (@JeffFischel) September 26, 2015
…more to come as today progresses…