Offensive fireworks are expected on Saturday night in Houston, as Texas A&M and Arizona State clash in one of Week 1’s must-see matchups. The Aggies and Sun Devils were mentioned throughout the offseason as dark horse candidates to earn a spot in the College Football Playoff.
The Chick-Fil-A Kickoff Classic in Atlanta is once again host to one of the opening weekend’s best matchups, as Louisville and Auburn meet in a huge non-conference game. This ACC-SEC matchup is the second meeting between these two leagues in Week 1, with South Carolina edging North Carolina 17-13 on Thursday night.
The Georgia Bulldogs return 13 starters from a 10-win season last year including Heisman hopeful running back Nick Chubb. The Bulldogs welcome in new offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer and new starting quarterback and Virginia transfer Greyson Lambert in 2015.