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What to do with USC Football's Weekend Off? More Football!

The Trojans are off this weekend, but the rest of the college football world is not. There are quite a few interesting and important games happening around the country. Here is a rundown.

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USC has an off weekend so your Saturday is freed up. You could hit the gym, do laundry, learn a new hobby, or just relax outside in the sun. Or, if you're a degenerate like I am, you will spend the entirety of your Saturday scouting other college games, ensuring your weekend is as inefficient as 2013 Kobe in the 4th quarter.

To ease your stress of finding new games to watch, we have hand selected the best games in each timeslot. This will ensure you do nothing but watch excellent college football from sun up until sun down.

9:00 - 23 West Virginia at 15 Oklahoma (-7.0) - Fox Sports 1

Start your day off with some offense. The Big 12 defenses look like they are constantly playing against Aaron Rodgers, and this game should be no different. Oklahoma is led by a star quarterback in Baker Mayfield. He is on pace for over 3000 yards this season with a 30-6 TD/Int ratio. His top WR, Sterling Shepard, is a playmaker who should be on some watch lists for Biletnikoff award. West Virginia has done nothing but beat their combined opponents 130-23, which includes a game against Big 10 Maryland. Grab some coffee, turn your volume on high, and get ready for fight songs and screaming fans in this high-octane showdown.

12:30 - 13 Alabama at 8 Georgia (-2) - CBS

In contrast with the early game, Alabama and Georgia should be a good, old fashioned SEC slugfest. Nick Chubb, who would be considered the best RB in the nation in any normal year, will be going head to head with arguably the nation's top rushing defense. Each team has inexperienced quarterbacks and there will be tons of pressure on both. Alabama will be an underdog for the first time since 2009. , It will be fascinating to see how the Tide react to being dogs for the first time in 72 games.

4:30 - Arizona State at 7 UCLA (-14) - Fox AND 5:00 - 6 Notre Dame at 12 Clemson (+0) - ABC

Start this window out with some Pac 12 South action. Arizona State has been terrible this year, but there is talent. There is a reason they were preseason ranked 15th in the country. I expect this game to get out of hand quickly, but it is worth checking out prior to the start of the Notre Dame/Clemson game. There is a large impact on USC from this game, as a loss by Arizona State would eliminate them from South competition, while an upset would put USC on par with one of the favorites in the conference.

Assuming the game gets out of hand.... Flip on over to ABC to see the game of the day. Notre Dame is dealing with tons of injury issues, but remains undefeated despite playing with backup quarterback DeShone Kizer and third-string running back C.J Prosise. Prosise already has 600 yards and 6 TDs on 74 carries. He is on pace to set the Notre Dame record for average yards per rush. Meanwhile, DeShaun Watson is trying to follow up on his high recruiting ranking in his sophomore campaign. There is a boatload of talent, fun offensive schemes, and plenty of national implications on the line in this matchup. Even if ASU/UCLA goes down to the wire, you should still be able to catch the tail end of this classic with the 5PM kickoff.

7:30 - Arizona at 18 Stanford (-14) - Pac 12 Network

Close out your evening with this Pac 12 showdown that, quite honestly, is too good for the Pac 12 network. ESPN2 couldn't have grabbed this? Arizona brings their high-fire offense to The Farm with vengeance on their mind following their blowout loss at home vs UCLA. Stanford is pushing towards the conference title with 3 straight wins after their opening week loss to Northwestern. This game is a contrast in size and style, but it should be a far closer game than the -14 point spread and will be a great way to finish the day. Similar to ASU/UCLA, this game has USC implications as an Arizona loss means another team knocked out of the Pac 12 South race. Watch this game from start to finish and GO STANFORD!

Thu, Oct 1, 2015
7:30 PM ET
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Miami (FL) at Cincinnati
Fri, Oct 2, 2015
7:00 PM ET
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Memphis at South Florida
7:00 PM ET
CBSS
Temple at Charlotte
10:15 PM ET
ESPN2WatchESPN
Connecticut at BYU
Sat, Oct 3, 2015
12:00 PM ET
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Pittsburgh at Virginia Tech
12:00 PM ET
SECNWatchESPN
South Carolina at Missouri
12:00 PM ET
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Purdue at (2) Michigan State
12:00 PM ET
BTNBTN2Go
Minnesota at (16) Northwestern
12:00 PM ET
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Iowa at (19) Wisconsin
12:00 PM ET
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Army at Penn State
12:00 PM ET
FSNFoxSportsGo
Kansas at Iowa State
12:00 PM ET
FS1FoxSportsGo
(23) West Virginia at (15) Oklahoma
12:00 PM ET
ABC
Texas at (4) TCU
12:00 PM ET
ESPNNWatchESPN
UCF at Tulane
12:00 PM ET
CBSS
Houston at Tulsa
12:30 PM ET
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Louisville at NC State
2:00 PM ET
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Ohio at Akron
3:00 PM ET
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Toledo at Ball State
3:00 PM ET
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FIU at Massachusetts
3:00 PM ET
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Northern Illinois at Central Michigan
3:30 PM ET
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Wyoming at Appalachian State
3:30 PM ET
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Liberty at Georgia State
3:30 PM ET
CBSS
Air Force at Navy
3:30 PM ET
ESPN3WatchESPN
Bowling Green at Buffalo
3:30 PM ET
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Miami (OH) at Kent State
3:30 PM ET
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Boston College at Duke
3:30 PM ET
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(11) Florida State at Wake Forest
3:30 PM ET
ESPNUWatchESPN
North Carolina at Georgia Tech
3:30 PM ET
CBSSEC Live
(13) Alabama at (8) Georgia
3:30 PM ET
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Texas Tech at (5) Baylor
3:30 PM ET
BTNBTN2Go
Nebraska at Illinois
3:30 PM ET
ABC/ESPN2WatchESPN
(1) Ohio State at Indiana
3:30 PM ET
AMSN
Old Dominion at Marshall
3:30 PM ET
FSNFoxSportsGo
Western Kentucky at Rice
4:00 PM ET
FS1FoxSportsGo
Kansas State at (20) Oklahoma State
4:00 PM ET
SECNWatchESPN
San Jose State at Auburn
4:00 PM ET
ESPNNWatchESPN
East Carolina at SMU
4:00 PM ET
PAC12Pac-12 Live
Washington State at (24) Cal
7:00 PM ET
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Idaho at Arkansas State
7:00 PM ET
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Georgia Southern at Louisiana-Monroe
7:00 PM ET
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Colorado State at Utah State
7:00 PM ET
MWC
UNLV at Nevada
7:00 PM ET
ESPN3WatchESPN
South Alabama at Troy
7:00 PM ET
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(3) Mississippi at (25) Florida
7:00 PM ET
ESPN2WatchESPN
Arkansas at Tennessee
7:00 PM ET
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Eastern Michigan at (9) LSU
7:00 PM ET
CBSS
Vanderbilt at Middle Tennessee
7:00 PM ET
FCS
North Texas at Southern Miss
7:00 PM ET
AMSN
Louisiana-Lafayette at Louisiana Tech
7:30 PM ET
FOXFoxSportsGo
Arizona State at (7) UCLA
7:30 PM ET
SECNWatchESPN
(21) Mississippi State at (14) Texas A&M
7:30 PM ET
SECNWatchESPN
Eastern Kentucky at Kentucky
8:00 PM ET
ABC
(6) Notre Dame at (12) Clemson
8:00 PM ET
Conference USA
Texas-San Antonio at UTEP
8:00 PM ET
BTNBTN2Go
(22) Michigan at Maryland
8:00 PM ET
MWC
New Mexico State at New Mexico
10:00 PM ET
ESPNWatchESPN
Oregon at Colorado
10:15 PM ET
ESPN2WatchESPN
Hawaii at Boise State
10:30 PM ET
PAC12Pac-12 Live
Arizona at (18) Stanford
10:30 PM ET
CBSS
Fresno State at San Diego State

Fight On!