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Weekend Planning Guide – College Football Week 9

TIAA Bank Field, Jacksonville, FL

TIAA Bank Field, Jacksonville, FL

Advanced Stats Weighted Composite Rankings

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

MOST OVER-RATED TEAMS BY AP POLL

  1. #21 South Florida (46 spots)
  2. #6 Texas (24 spots)
  3. #19 Oregon (16 spots)
  4. #10 UCF (15 spots)
  5. #14 Washington St. (10 spots)

MOST UNDER-RATED TEAMS BY AP POLL

  1. #15 Washington (9 spots)
  2. #23 Utah (6 spots)
  3. #18 Iowa (6 spots)
  4. #17 Penn St. (6 spots)
  5. #8 Oklahoma, #7 Georgia (4 spots)

BEST TEAMS LEFT OFF AP POLL

  1. Mississippi St.
  2. Fresno St.
  3. Miami
  4. Auburn
  5. Purdue
  6. Missouri

UPSET WATCH

  • #21 South Florida at Houston
  • #12 Kentucky at Missouri
  • #16 Texas A&M at Mississippi St.
  • #14 Washington St. at #24 Stanford
  • #22 NC State at Syracuse

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 

#9 Florida vs. #7 Georgia (in Jacksonville)
Saturday, 12:30/3:30 PM, CBS

OTHER FOUR-STAR GAMES

#16 Texas A&M at Mississippi St.
Saturday, 4:00/7:00 PM, ESPN

#18 Iowa at #17 Penn St.
Saturday, 12:30/3:30 PM, ESPN

Purdue at Michigan St.
Saturday, 9:00 AM/12:00 PM, ESPN

#14 Washington St. at #24 Stanford
Saturday, 4:00/7:00 PM, PAC12

Texas Tech at Iowa St.
Saturday, 9:00 AM/12:00 PM, ESPN2

#22 NC State at Syracuse
Saturday, 4:00/7:00 PM, ESPN2

#12 Kentucky at Missouri
Saturday, 1:00/4:00 PM, SECN

Georgia Tech at Virginia Tech
Thursday, 4:30/7:30 PM, ESPN

THREE-STAR GAMES

#6 Texas at Oklahoma St.
Saturday, 5:00/8:00 PM, ABC

Miami at Boston College
Friday, 4:00/7:00 PM, ESPN

Arizona St. at USC
Saturday, 12:30/3:30 PM, ABC / ESPN2

#20 Wisconsin at Northwestern
Saturday, 9:00 AM/12:00 PM, FOX

#21 South Florida at Houston
Saturday, 12:30/3:30 PM, ABC / ESPN2

Indiana at Minnesota
Friday, 5:00/8:00 PM, FS1

Tennessee at South Carolina
Saturday, 4:30/7:30 PM, SECN

Duke at Pitt
Saturday, 12:30/3:30 PM, FSN

Army at Eastern Michigan
Saturday, 9:00 AM/12:00 PM, CBSSN

Baylor at #13 West Virginia
Thursday, 4:00/7:00 PM, FS1

#19 Oregon at Arizona
Saturday, 7:30/10:30 PM, ESPN


What I’m going to watch…

FRIDAY PRIMETIME

Miami at Boston College
4:00/7:00 PM, ESPN

Indiana at Minnesota
5:00/8:00 PM, FS1

Louisiana Tech at Florida Atlantic
3:30/6:30 PM, CBSSN

FRIDAY NIGHT

#23 Utah at UCLA
7:30/10:30 PM, ESPN

Wyoming at Colorado St.
7:00/10:00 PM, CBSSN

SATURDAY MORNING

Purdue at Michigan St.
9:00 AM/12:00 PM, ESPN

Texas Tech at Iowa St.
9:00 AM/12:00 PM, ESPN2

#20 Wisconsin at Northwestern
9:00 AM/12:00 PM, FOX

SATURDAY MIDDAY

Arizona St. at USC 
12:30/3:30 PM, ABC / ESPN2

#9 Florida vs. #7 Georgia (in Jacksonville)
12:30/3:30 PM, CBS

#18 Iowa at #17 Penn St.
12:30/3:30 PM, ESPN

#12 Kentucky at Missouri
1:00/4:00 PM, SECN

SATURDAY PRIME TIME

#16 Texas A&M at Mississippi St.
4:00/7:00 PM, ESPN

#14 Washington St. at #24 Stanford
4:00/7:00 PM, PAC12

#22 NC State at Syracuse
4:00/7:00 PM, ESPN2

#6 Texas at Oklahoma St.
5:00/8:00 PM, ABC

SATURDAY NIGHT

#19 Oregon at Arizona
7:30/10:30 PM, ESPN

San Diego St. at Nevada
7:30/10:30 PM, ESPNU

Hawai’i at Fresno St.
7:30/10:30 PM, ESPN2

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Plan Accordingly: Week 9 College Football Viewing Guide

The top three games during each time slot are listed below starting with the highest projected “watchability.” All times AZ.

Thursday Afternoon

West Virginia at #5 TCU* 4:30 PM FS1
North Carolina at #23 Pitt 4:00 PM ESPN
Texas St at Georgia Southern 4:30 PM ESPNU

Thursday Night

Oregon at Arizona St. 7:30 PM ESPN

Friday Afternoon

East Carolina at UConn 4:00 PM ESPNU
Louisville at Wake Forest 4:00 PM ESPN2
Louisiana Tech at Rice 5:00 PM FS1

Friday Night

Wyoming at Utah St. 7:15 PM ESPN2

Saturday Morning

Illinois at Penn St.** 9:00 AM ESPN2
Virginia Tech at Boston College 9:30 AM ESPN3 (streaming)
#19 Ole Miss at Auburn 9:00 AM ESPN

Saturday Midday

#11 Florida vs. Georgia (in Jacksonville) 12:30 PM CBS
USC at California 12:00 PM FOX
#3 Clemson at NC State 12:30 PM ABC

Saturday Afternoon

Miami at #22 Duke 4:00 PM ESPNU
#9 Notre Dame at #21 Temple 5:00 PM ABC
Vanderbilt at #18 Houston 4:00 PM ESPN2

Saturday Night

#8 Stanford at Washington St 7:30 PM ESPN
Arizona at Washington 8:00 PM FS1
Air Force at Hawai’i 7:30 PM CBSSN

*Game of the Week
**Power Five Overtime Bowl