Win some and lose some... as, the kickoff of College Football moves to Day 2, Friday, August 30th! Some of my picks have an underdog or favorite flavor to them. I am just a college football fan at heart...
Morgan State at Army 6:00 p.m. CBSSN (HD) - The Black Knights were only 2-10 last year, and Phil Steele shares Army is 2-14 in home openers, with last in 2010.
Florida Atlantic at Miami-FL 7:00 p.m. ESPNU (HD) - First meeting ever between these Florida schools, and Hurricanes are 24-3 in home openers.
Texas Tech at SMU 7:00 p.m. ESPN (HD) - They used to both play regularly, when each was in the SWC. First game, since 2007, and Tech has a 14 game win streak in series.
Western Michigan at Michigan State 7:00 p.m. BTN (HD) / BTN2Go - First of three Big Ten battles for the Broncos, as they open '13 in East Lansing!
North Dakota State at Kansas State7:30 p.m.FS1 (HD) - Defending back to back FCS champions travel to Manhattan to face former Top 25, 11-2 K-State and coach Bill Snyder! Upset alert?
Northern Arizona at Arizona 9:00 p.m. PAC-12 Network (HD) - Wildcats open second season under coach Rich Rodriguez.
Games online only or not scheduled for nationally available networks:
Samford at Georgia State 6:00 p.m. espn3 - FCS at FBS program, only in fourth season of playing football.
Southern at Houston 7:30 p.m. espn3 - FCS at another FBS program, with a far longer history in major college football.
It should be a nice evening before the first big Saturday of college action...