Weekend Planning Guide – College Football Week 8

Tiger Stadium a.k.a. Death Valley

Advanced Stats Weighted Composite Rankings

RANK TEAM S&P+ FEI FPI Change
1 Alabama 1 2 1
2 Clemson 2 6 2 +2
3 Ohio St. 5 4 3
4 Oklahoma 3 3 7 +1
5 Georgia 6 5 4 -3
6 Michigan 4 14 6 +3
7 LSU 14 1 10 +5
8 Washington 9 11 8 -2
9 Penn St. 7 17 5 -2
10 Notre Dame 10 12 9 -2
11 Florida 13 8 11
12 Mississippi St. 15 20 12 +2
13 Iowa 21 13 13 +5
14 Miami 17 23 15 +3
15 Kentucky 22 7 26 +1
Others: #16 NC State, #17 Fresno St., #18 West Virginia, #19 Michigan St., #20 Duke, #21 Texas A&M, #22 Wisconsin, #23 UCF, #24 Auburn, #25 Texas

MOST OVER-RATED TEAMS BY AP POLL

  1. #21 South Florida (39 spots)
  2. #12 Oregon (19 spots)
  3. #7 Texas (18 spots)
  4. #20 Cincinnati (17 spots)
  5. #10 UCF (13 spots)

MOST UNDER-RATED TEAMS BY AP POLL

  1. #22 Mississippi St. (10 spots)
  2. #18 Penn St. (9 spots)
  3. #15 Washington (7 spots)
  4. #19 Iowa (6 spots)
  5. #24 Michigan St., #9 Oklahoma (5 spots)

BEST TEAMS LEFT OFF AP POLL

  1. Miami
  2. Fresno St.
  3. Duke
  4. Auburn

UPSET WATCH

  • #12 Oregon at #25 Washington St.
  • #20 Cincinnati at Temple

Times AZ and Eastern. Rankings below are AP until CFP rankings are available.

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

GAME OF THE WEEK 

#22 Mississippi St. at #5 LSU
Saturday, 4:00/7:00 PM, ESPN

OTHER FOUR-STAR GAMES

#6 Michigan at #24 Michigan St.
Saturday, 9:00 AM/12:00 PM, FOX

#12 Oregon at #25 Washington St.
Saturday, 4:30/7:30 PM, FOX

USC at Utah
Saturday, 5:00/8:00 PM, PAC12

#20 Cincinnati at Temple
Saturday, 9:00 AM/12:00 PM, ESPNU

THREE-STAR GAMES

Auburn at Ole Miss
Saturday, 9:00 AM/12:00 PM, ESPN

Virginia at Duke
Saturday, 9:30 AM/12:30 PM, FSN / WatchESPN (streaming)

Stanford at Arizona St.
Thursday, 6:00/9:00 PM, ESPN

#16 NC State at #3 Clemson
Saturday, 12:30/3:30 PM, ESPN

Maryland at #19 Iowa
Saturday, 9:00 AM/12:00 PM, ESPN2

#2 Ohio St. at Purdue
Saturday, 4:30/7:30 PM, ABC

Memphis at Missouri
Saturday, 1:00/4:00 PM, SECN

#9 Oklahoma at TCU
Saturday, 9:00 AM/12:00 PM, ABC

Colorado at #15 Washington
Saturday, 12:30/3:30 PM, FOX

North Texas at UAB
Saturday, 4:30/7:30 PM, BEIN

Minnesota at Nebraska
Saturday, 12:30/3:30 PM, BTN


What I’m going to watch…

FRIDAY

Air Force at UNLV
7:00/10:00 PM, CBSSN

Colorado St. at Boise St.
6:00/9:00 PM, ESPN2

SATURDAY MORNING

#6 Michigan at #24 Michigan St.
9:00 AM/12:00 PM, FOX

#20 Cincinnati at Temple
9:00 AM/12:00 PM, ESPNU

Auburn at Ole Miss
9:00 AM/12:00 PM, ESPN

SATURDAY MIDDAY

#16 NC State at #3 Clemson 
12:30/3:30 PM, ESPN

Memphis at Missouri
1:00/4:00 PM, SECN

Colorado at #15 Washington
12:30/3:30 PM, FOX

SATURDAY PRIME TIME

#22 Mississippi St. at #5 LSU
4:00/7:00 PM, ESPN

#12 Oregon at #25 Washington St.
4:30/7:30 PM, FOX

#USC at Utah
5:00/8:00 PM, PAC12

#2 Ohio St. at Purdue
4:30/7:30 PM, ABC

SATURDAY NIGHT

Arizona at UCLA
7:30/10:30 PM, ESPN2

San Jose St. at San Diego St.
7:30/10:30 PM, CBSSN

SATURDAY LATE NIGHT

Nevada at Hawai’i
9:00 PM/12:00 AM, STADIUM

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