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Weekend Planning Guide – College Football Week 1

Mercedes Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia

Advanced Stats Weighted Composite Projected Rankings

RANK TEAM S&P+ FEI FPI Change
1 Clemson 2 2 1
2 Alabama 3 1 2
3 Ohio St. 1 3 4
4 Georgia 5 4 3
5 Washington 4 8 5
6 Auburn 6 5 7
7 Notre Dame 9 6 6
8 Oklahoma 8 7 9
9 Penn St. 7 16 8
10 Michigan St. 13 9 10
11 Michigan 10 13 11
12 Wisconsin 11 14 12
13 Mississippi St. 14 11 15
14 Miami 12 15 14
15 Stanford 20 10 13

Times AZ and Eastern. Rankings below are AP or CFP (once available).

See How the Games are Rated to learn more about…how the games are rated.

GAME OF THE WEEK 

#6 Washington vs. #9 Auburn (in Atlanta)
Sat., Sep. 1, 12:30/3:30 PM, ABC

OTHER FIVE-STAR GAME

#14 Michigan at #12 Notre Dame
Sat., Sep. 1, 4:30/7:30 PM, NBC

FOUR-STAR GAMES

#8 Miami vs. #25 LSU (in Arlington, TX)
Sun., Sep. 2, 4:30/7:30 PM, ABC

#20 Virginia Tech at #19 Florida St.
Mon., Sep. 3, 5:00/8:00 PM, ESPN

THREE-STAR GAMES

Northwestern at Purdue
Thu., Aug. 30, 5:00/8:00 PM, ESPN

Ole Miss vs. Texas Tech (in Houston)
Sat., Sep. 1, 9:00 AM/12:00 PM, ESPN

North Carolina at Cal
Sat., Sep. 1, 1:00/4:00 PM, FOX

Washington St. at Wyoming
Sat., Sep. 1, 12:30/3:30 PM, CBSSN

BYU at Arizona
Sat., Sep. 1, 7:45/10:45 PM, ESPN

San Diego St. at #13 Stanford
Fri., Aug. 31, 6:00/9:00 PM, FS1


What I’m going to watch…

THURSDAY

Northwestern at Purdue
5:00/8:00 PM, ESPN

Wake Forest at Tulane
5:00/8:00 PM, CBSSN

New Mexico St. at Minnesota
4:00/7:00 PM, BTN

FRIDAY AFTERNOON

Army at Duke
4:00/7:00 PM, ESPNU

Syracuse at Western Michigan
3:00/6:00 PM, CBSSN

Utah St. at #11 Michigan St.
4:00/7:00 PM, BTN

FRIDAY NIGHT

San Diego St. at #13 Stanford
6:00/9:00 PM, FS1

Colorado vs. Colorado St. (in Denver)
6:30/9:30 PM, CBSSN

Western Kentucky at #4 Wisconsin
6:00/9:00 PM, ESPN

SATURDAY MORNING

Ole Miss vs. Texas Tech (in Houston)
9:00 AM/12:00 PM, ESPN

Maryland vs. #23 Texas (in Landover, MD)
9:00 AM/12:00 PM, FS1

Florida Atlantic at #7 Oklahoma
9:00 AM/12:30 PM, FOX

SATURDAY MIDDAY

#6 Washington vs. #9 Auburn (in Atlanta) 
12:30/3:30 PM, ABC

North Carolina at Cal
1:00/4:00 PM, FOX

Washington St. at Wyoming
12:30/3:30 PM, CBSSN

SATURDAY PRIME TIME

#14 Michigan at #12 Notre Dame
4:30/7:30 PM, NBC

Louisville vs. #1 Alabama (in Orlando)
5:00/8:00 PM, ABC

#22 Boise St. at Troy
3:00/6:00 PM, ESPNEWS

SATURDAY NIGHT

BYU at Arizona
7:45/10:45 PM, ESPN

UTSA at Arizona St.
7:30/10:30 PM, FS1

Navy at Hawai’i
8:00/11:00 PM, CBSSN

SUNDAY!

#25 LSU vs. #8 Miami (in Arlington, TX)
4:30/7:30 PM, ABC

MONDAY!!

#20 Virginia Tech at #19 Florida St.
5:00/8:00 PM, ESPN

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