Preview Roundups
October 31, 2020
Kansas State at West Virginia 12:00 PM ET
Kansas State long has had a tradition of excellence on special teams, first under Hall of Fame coach Bill Snyder and more recently under second-year coach Chris Klieman. That comes from the total attention on special teams not found in all coaching staffs.
Boston College at Clemson 12:00 PM ET
Clemson has become everyone's nemesis in the Atlantic Coast Conference, and that is especially true of Boston College.
Iowa State at Kansas 12:00 PM ET
A chance to rise into a Big 12 contender has not yet vanished for No. 23 Iowa State.
Coastal Carolina at Georgia St. 12:00 PM ET
Attention is nice for No. 20 Coastal Carolina, but it doesn't make it any easier for the Chanticleers.
Memphis at Cincinnati 12:00 PM ET
The Cincinnati Bearcats have waited nearly a full calendar year for a shot at payback.
Temple at Tulane 12:00 PM ET
Tulane has allowed an excessive amount of yards during its three-game losing streak.
Texas-San Antonio at Florida Atlantic 12:00 PM ET
The Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners have played seven games already this football season, while the Florida Atlantic Owls have played two.
Wake Forest at Syracuse 12:00 PM ET
Wake Forest is packing up its three-game winning streak and heading north.
Georgia at Kentucky 12:00 PM ET
A trip to Kentucky might be what Georgia needs to bounce back from its first loss of the 2020 season.
Purdue at Illinois 12:00 PM ET
No Rondale Moore? No Jeff Brohm? No problem, at least not for Purdue in its season-opening game.
Michigan State at Michigan 12:00 PM ET
The Big House will feel like an empty nest on one of the biggest days of the college football season.
Central Florida at Houston 2:00 PM ET
With Houston's nonconference games against Rice, Baylor and North Texas postponed in September and the season opener delayed until Oct. 8 because of the coronavirus pandemic, Cougars coach Dana Holgorsen acknowledged that he needed a handful of games to accurately identify the tenor of his team.
Texas Christian at Baylor 3:30 PM ET
Identity is a prominent theme for both TCU and Baylor heading into their Big 12 game Saturday afternoon in Waco, Texas.
Notre Dame at Georgia Tech 3:30 PM ET
The No. 4 Notre Dame Fighting Irish will try to continue their dominance over Georgia Tech when the teams meet on Saturday at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta.
Louisiana State at Auburn 3:30 PM ET
LSU lost its starting quarterback and did OK anyway.
Indiana at Rutgers 3:30 PM ET
No. 17 Indiana is coming off one of the most thrilling victories in its history.
Northwestern at Iowa 3:30 PM ET
The Big Ten's two longest-tenured coaches, Iowa's Kirk Ferentz and Northwestern's Pat Fitzgerald, will face off for the 15th time Saturday in Iowa City.
Wisconsin at Nebraska 3:30 PM ET
In Wisconsin's season opener, redshirt freshman quarterback Graham Mertz was so good in his first career start that he drew raves on social media from NFL Most Valuable Player Patrick Mahomes.
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Mississippi at Vanderbilt 4:00 PM ET
Mississippi and Vanderbilt each will attempt to snap a three-game losing streak when they meet Saturday afternoon in Nashville, Tenn.
Virginia Tech at Louisville 4:00 PM ET
Atlantic Coast Conference counterparts Virginia Tech and Louisville meet Saturday at Cardinal Stadium aiming to avoid falling out of the conference race.
Texas at Oklahoma State 4:00 PM ET
No. 6 Oklahoma State, the only undefeated team in the topsy-turvy, COVID-19-influenced Big 12 Conference, will look to cement its place as one of the nation's top squads Saturday afternoon when it hosts enigmatic Texas in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
Boise State at Air Force 6:00 PM ET
Boise State is a late entrant to the current season but the No. 25 Broncos are intent on making up for lost time.
Charlotte at Duke 7:00 PM ET
As most of the country waded into the college football season a toe at a time, the Duke Blue Devils dove in headfirst as the only team to play six straight games against other Power 5 conference opponents without so much as a week off.
Mississippi State at Alabama 7:00 PM ET
One of the SEC's oldest rivalries is renewed Saturday in Tuscaloosa, Ala. when Mississippi State visits No. 2 Alabama.
Arkansas at Texas A&M 7:30 PM ET
For the first time in seven years, the Southwest Classic will be played on campus when the Texas A&M Aggies host the Arkansas Razorbacks on Saturday night in a Southeastern Conference matchup at College Station, Texas.
Navy at Southern Methodist 7:30 PM ET
Surviving the wide-open American Athletic Conference race is a tricky task.
Ohio State at Penn State 7:30 PM ET
With Penn State's loss to Indiana last week, Saturday's game between No. 3 Ohio State and No. 18 Penn State has lost some luster but not its importance when they play at Beaver Stadium in University Park, Pa.
Missouri at Florida 7:30 PM ET
After facing its toughest challenge of the season, No. 10 Florida returns to playing football Saturday night.
North Carolina at Virginia 8:00 PM ET
and still had to watch his team absorb a 38-31 loss at home.
Oklahoma at Texas Tech 8:00 PM ET
Texas Tech coach Matt Wells marvels a bit when he looks at Oklahoma redshirt freshman quarterback Spencer Rattler.
Western Kentucky at Brigham Young 10:15 PM ET
Off to a 6-0 start for just the fifth time in school history and with a showdown with defending Mountain West champion Boise State on the horizon, No. 11 BYU is more than a four-touchdown favorite to make it 7-0 Saturday night when it hosts Western Kentucky in Provo, Utah.