TOP COLLEGE FOOTBALL GAMES TO WATCH IN 2020

September 3 FLORIDA ATLANTIC AT MINNESOTA: Coach Willie Taggart will have be talented squad primed to upset Minnesota.

September 5 ALABAMA vs. USC (Arlington): USC has an opportunity to prove they belong in early-season matchup.

September 5 MICHIGAN AT WASHINGTON: Two of the better defensive teams in the country will play in a hard – hitting affair.

September 5 NORTH DAKOTA STATE AT OREGON: This will be an intriguing matchup with FCS power North Dakota State looking to up end playoff hopeful Oregon.

September 12 NORTH CAROLINA vs. AUBURN (Atlanta): North Carolina was a surprise under Mack Brown after returning to Chapel Hill. Beating Auburn would be a huge upset early in the college football season.

September 12 OHIO STATE AT OREGON: The defending champions of the Big Ten and Pac 12 will battle in an early playoff showdown.

September 12 TEXAS AT LSU: Last year’s matchup was an instant college football classic. Expect this year’s game to be nothing different.

September 12 TENNESSEE AT OKLAHOMA: The Volunteers finished last season strong which will lead to optimism in their matchup at Oklahoma. The Sooners are very good at home so this could be a wake-up call for Tennessee.

September 12 PENN STATE AT VIRGINIA TECH: Believe it or not this is the first time these two teams have ever met. Virginia Tech is hoping this is a return to relevancy.

September 19 APPALACHIAN STATE AT WISCONSIN: The Mountaineers are loaded and will be playing with plenty of confidence after wins over North Carolina and South Carolina last season.

September 19 GEORGIA AT ALABAMA: This is the first regular – season meeting between these two teams since 2015. It also marks a rematch of postseason games from 2017 and 2018.

September 19 FLORIDA STATE AT BOISE STATE: Florida State must make the long road trip against a very disciplined Boise State squad. Florida State was upset in last year’s meeting in Tallahassee.

October 3 PENN STATE AT MICHIGAN: Just a week after hosting Wisconsin, Michigan must prepare for a very tough Penn State team.

October 3 NOTRE DAME vs. WISCONSIN (Green Bay): Both teams head into the season with playoff caliber teams. The winner of this matchup will get a huge boost in their playoff chances.

October 10 OKLAHOMA vs. TEXAS (Dallas): This should be another college football classic at the Cotton Bowl. This game could determine the front runner in the Big 12.

October 10 CLEMSON AT FLORIDA STATE: This is a great opportunity for head coach Mike Norvell to put his mark on the Florida State football program.

October 10 AUBURN AT GEORGIA: Georgia walked away with a 21 – 14 win last season denying Auburn a fourth – quarter rally.

October 24 OHIO STATE AT PENN STATE: This has been a close series over the last three meetings in Happy Valley. All three games have been decided by a total of 10 points.

October 31 FLORIDA vs. GEORGIA (Jacksonville): Georgia has ruled the SEC East for the last three years, but Florida feels they will be ready for the challenge.

October 31 MEMPHIS AT CINCINNATI: This is a rematch of last year’s conference championship game. Cincinnati will be looking for revenge.

November 7 ALABAMA AT LSU: last season this was the game of the year when LSU beat Alabama for the first time in nine years. This matchup will give the Tigers the chance to score their first victory over Alabama in death valley since 2010.

November 7 USC AT OREGON: this is a potential preview of the conference championship. USC will have a high-powered offense and will try to up end Oregon’s strong defense.

November 7 CLEMSON AT NOTRE DAME: Clemson will be tested with a huge matchup against Notre Dame. This is also an opportunity for the Irish to show America where their program is.

November 13 ARIZONA STATE AT OREGON. Oregon will be looking for revenge after Arizona State ruined their playoff hopes last November.

November 21 LSU AT AUBURN: The Auburn Tigers defense gave LSU everything they wanted in their national championship winning season.

November 28 AUBURN AT ALABAMA: This matchup could determine the SEC West.

November 28 MICHIGAN AT OHIO STATE: This rivalry has been all Ohio State since the turn of the century.

November 28 WISCONSIN AT IOWA: this is the first time in history these two teams will meet in the regular-season finale. This matchup could determine the division champion.

November 28 NOTRE DAME AT USC: Notre Dame has won three straight. USC is hoping this game will be the turning point for the program.

November 28 FLORIDA AT FLORIDA STATE: Head Coach Mike Norvell is hoping to turn things around after the Seminoles were beaten by 27 and 23 points over the last two seasons by the Gators.

December 12 ARMY vs. NAVY (Philadelphia): As usual, this is always a college football classic.