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The Top 10 Games for the First Weekend of College Football

Our picks of the top 10 games this weekend and what we may learn
Our picks of the top 10 games this weekend and what we may learn

By Monday evening, a good portion of an offseason’s worth of predictions and debates may be out of date.

That’s part of the anticipation for the first weekend of the season, which will stretch from Thursday through Monday night. Plenty of games with plenty to learn, pretty much.

Here’s a quick guide to the games we watching closely and what lessons he hope to gain for each team.

1. Georgia at Clemson
Need to know: Saturday, 8 p.m., ABC

AP Poll: Where BCS Champions Rank in the Preseason

Where have the BCS National Champions been ranked in the preseason and what does it mean for 2013?
Where have the BCS National Champions been ranked in the preseason and what does it mean for 2013?

When we sit down to iron out our Top 25 Poll each year at Athlon Sports, we are trying to project the final year-end standings not build a preseason power poll. It might be a small and subtle difference but an important one to acknowledge.

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread for Week 4

Picks against the spread for Week 4.
10 College Football Predictions Against the Spread for Week 4

The Week 4 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Michigan State-Wisconsin, Florida-Tennessee and Texas A&M-Arkansas. Additionally, conference matchups such as LSU-Auburn, Ole Miss-Georgia and Colorado-Oregon feature lines or odds that caught our attention for Week 4.

East Carolina Pirates vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Preview and Prediction

Ken Ekanem and the Hokies look to snap a two-game losing streak to the Pirates
East Carolina Pirates vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Preview and Prediction

When Justin Fuente was hired to replace Frank Beamer as Virginia Tech's head coach, some wondered what type of identity the Hokies would develop. Would Virginia Tech be the offensive juggernaut that Memphis was under Fuente?

Predicting Which Team Will Win Every Game Week 4 in College Football

Picks for every CFB game in Week 4.
Predicting Which Team Will Win Every Game Week 4 in College Football 2016

College football’s Week 4 slate kicks off on Thursday night with an ACC showdown between Clemson and Georgia Tech. The Tigers have a huge showdown against Louisville next Saturday, but coach Dabo Swinney’s team can’t overlook the Yellow Jackets after losing five straight road matchups in this series.

15 Teams That Have Impressed Three Weeks Into the 2016 College Football Season

Which teams are off to a better-than-anticipated start?
15 Teams That Have Impressed Three Weeks Into the 2016 College Football Season

The 2016 college football season is only three weeks old. However, it’s never too early to look back at the preseason rankings and identify a few teams that have impressed or are poised to easily exceed projections.

College Football Week 3 Awards

Athlon hands out the awards from the Week 3 action.
College Football Week 3 Awards

Week 3 featured several high-profile matchups, but the big winners on Saturday were Louisville, Alabama and Ohio State. The Cardinals dominated Florida State to take a huge step forward in the ACC title race, while Alabama knocked off Ole Miss to end a two-game losing streak to the Rebels. A revamped and reloaded Buckeye team with several new stars emerging handled Oklahoma in Norman.

Predicting Which Team Will Win Every Game Week 3 in College Football

Picks for every CFB game in Week 3.
Predicting Which Team Will Win Every Game Week 3 in College Football

College football’s Week 3 slate features four games matching top 25 teams and several other intriguing matchups. The weekend slate starts on Thursday night with Houston traveling to Cincinnati, followed by three games on Friday night, including Baylor at Rice and Arizona State at UTSA.

10 Under-the-Radar College Football Players to Watch in Week's 3 Biggest Games

These players could decide the weekend's biggest matchups.
10 Under-the-Radar Players to Watch in the Biggest Games of Week 3

College football’s Week 3 slate is filled with marquee matchups and games that will have a significant impact on rankings or playoff positioning later in the season. While there are more than just five meaningful games, Athlon Sports is highlighting five games – Alabama vs.

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