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College Football 2016 Week 1 running thread

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Steak Snabler, Aug 29, 2016.

  1. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    Here we go. Some blockbusters in Week 1.

    (All point spreads from ESPN’s college football page, and all times Eastern):


    Charlotte (+39.5) at Louisville, 7 p.m., Fox Sports Net

    Appalachian State (+20.5) at Tennessee, 7:30 p.m., SEC Network

    South Carolina (+3.5) at Vanderbilt, 8 p.m., ESPN


    Colorado State (+8) vs. Colorado (at Denver), 8 p.m., ESPN

    Kansas State (+15) at Stanford, 9 p.m., Fox Sport 1


    Boston College (+3) vs. Georgia Tech (in Dublin), 7:30 a.m., ESPN2

    Oklahoma (-10) vs. Houston (at NRG Stadium), noon, ABC

    Hawaii (+41) at Michigan, noon, ESPN

    Boise State (-20) at Louisiana-Lafayette, noon, American Sports Network

    Missouri (+9.5) at West Virginia, noon, Fox Sports 1

    UCLA (+3) at Texas A&M, 3:30 p.m., CBS

    LSU (-10) vs. Wisconsin (at Lambeau Field, Green Bay), 3:30 p.m., ABC

    Georgia (-3) vs. North Carolina (at Atlanta), 5:30 p.m.,, ESPN

    Southern Miss (+6.5) at Kentucky, 7:30 p.m., ESPNU

    USC (+10.5) vs. Alabama (at Arlington, Texas), 8 p.m., ABC

    Clemson (-7.5) at Auburn, 9 p.m., ESPN

    Arizona (-1.5) vs. BYU (at Glendale, Arizona), 10:30 p.m., Fox Sports 1


    Notre Dame (-3.5) at Texas, 7:30 p.m., ABC


    Ole Miss (+4.5) vs. Florida State (at Orlando), 8 p.m., ESPN
    Last edited: Aug 29, 2016
  2. amraeder

    amraeder Well-Known Member

    That ND line seems low. Am I crazy?
  3. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    It's a true road game.

    The one that surprised me was Colorado being so heavily favored over CSU at a neutral site.
  4. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    Just had a bunch of suspensions.

    Steak, I'm pretty sure Tech-BC is a Saturday game.
  5. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    It is. I left it off my initial list and then went back and added it in the wrong place.

    Thanks. Fixed.
  6. exmediahack

    exmediahack Well-Known Member

  7. TyWebb

    TyWebb Well-Known Member

    Kinda surprised to see UGA favored by 3. New coach, likely starting a freshman QB against a pretty good defense. Not to mention Georgia's D-line is a bit of a mess and UNC has one of the ACC's best running backs. Also, Nick Chubb is coming off a pretty serious knee injury. If I were a betting man, I'd take those freebie points.
  8. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    Even assuming Auburn coats the field in Quaker State, I don't see how it stays within single digits of Clemson.
  9. I Should Coco

    I Should Coco Well-Known Member

    Once again, thanks for doing these each week, steak.

    Of the two LA-area teams playing in Texas this weekend, I like the Bruins' chances.
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  10. BTExpress

    BTExpress Well-Known Member

    What do Clemson, Florida State, USC, UCLA, Wisconsin and North Carolina have in common?

    Week 1 opponents for SEC schools, who never play anyone tough OOC.
    TyWebb likes this.
  11. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    But, but #thenarrative
    TyWebb likes this.
  12. Michael_ Gee

    Michael_ Gee Well-Known Member

    #ESPN'sgotthemoney beats any narrative.
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