Key Games To Watch This Season
Here's a few to get you going... Specific conference match-ups and games will follow in another thread...
Aug 30: Alabama v Clemson. If the Tigers fancy themselves title contenders, they can't afford a slow start.
Sept 13: Ohio State v Southern California. An "in-season" Rose Bowl that might give the winner an inside track to the national title game.
Oct 4: Ohio State v Wisconsin. The Badgers have been close to securing Big-10 honors and can get a big boost here.
Oct 11: Arizona St. v Southern California. The winner could get a leg-up in the Pac-10 race.
Oct 11: LSU v Florida. The Tigers' thrilling victory last season set the stage for a run to the national title.
Oct 11: Oklahoma v Texas. The Big-12 South winner often comes out of this feud.
Oct 18: Kansas v Oklahoma. The Jayhawks did not meet the Sooners during last seasons' run-up to the Orange Bowl.
Oct 25: Illinois v Wisconsin. Last seasons' Rose Bowl participant against a team that wants to get there.
Oct 25: Georgia v LSU. The teams did not meet last season, which might have cost the Bulldogs a shot at the BCS title game.
Nov 1: Florida v Georgia. How much will the Bulldogs have left after playing in Baton Rouge a week earlier?
Nov 15: Ohio State v Illinois. The Illini handed the Buckeyes thier only regular-season loss a year ago.
Nov 22: Michigan v Ohio State. Coach Rich Rodriguez takes the Wolverines to Columbus for the first time.
Nov 28: WVU v Pitt. The Panthers' stunning upset kept WVU out of last seasons' national title game.
Nov 29: Missouri v Kansas. The Tigers' win last year sent them to the Big-12 title game.
Dec 6: South Florida v WVU. The Mountaineers are 0-2 against S. Florida the last two years and 10-2 against the rest of the Big East.