NCAAF Week 10 Live Thread

The Florida State-Miami rivalry leads this college football Saturday [Week 10 Live Thread]

11/2/13 in NCAAF   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

Blog Photo - NCAAF Week 10 Live ThreadNovember is usually when things get weird in college football, but on paper this weekend feels pretty quiet. Of the seven teams that appear to have a realistic chance of making the BCS title game, only three of them playing today. One is Ohio State, who should crush Purdue. The other two play each other in a classic rivalry: Miami and Florida State.

While Miami-FSU is the game of the week thanks to both being undefeated, very few think it will be a competitive game. Florida State has been gangbusters this year, blowing out everyone in their path. Miami's best win meanwhile is against Florida (who struggle to score), while barely escaping teams like Wake Forest. So yes, both teams are undefeated, but in two very different ways, and as such, the Seminoles are about a three touchdown favorite. Of course, this being Miami-Florida State, Wide Right XXVII or whatever its at is always a possibility.

The rest of the Week 10 slate is much less interesting. Michigan-Michigan State might be good if the Spartans could score and if Michigan wasn't secretly not that good. Oklahoma State-Texas Tech is the only other game between two ranked teams, as those two jockey with Oklahoma and Texas to be Baylor's main competition in the Big 12. There's also the annual World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party, presuming Florida and Georgia can find enough healthy bodies to play.

Here's a look at the Top 25 schedule and all other games on TV. Games in bold are the big games. Games that might interest the college football junkie are in italics.

Top 25:
 
(7) Miami at (3) Florida State – 8:00 (ABC)
(4) Ohio State at Purdue – 12:00 (BTN)
(8) Clemson at Virginia – 3:30 (ESPN)
Tennessee at (9) Missouri – 7:00 (ESPN)
(11) Auburn at Arkansas – 6:00 (ESPN2)
UTEP at (12) Texas A&M – 9:00 (ESPN2)
Mississippi State at (14) South Carolina – 12:21 (ESPN3)
(18) Oklahoma State at (15) Texas Tech – 7:00 (FOX)
Nevada at (16) Fresno State – 10:30 (ESPNU)
(17) Northern Illinois at Massachusetts – 12:00 (ESPN3)
Colorado at (20) UCLA – 7:30 (Fox Sports 1)
(21) Michigan at (22) Michigan State – 3:30 (ABC)
(24) Wisconsin at Iowa – 12:00 (ABC/ESPN2)
Navy at (25) Notre Dame – 3:30 (NBC)
 
Other Televised Games:
 
Virginia Tech at Boston College – 12:00 (ABC/ESPN2)
Illinois at Penn State – 12:00 (ESPN)
Army at Air Force – 12:00 (ESPNU)
Southern Miss at Marshall – 12:30 (CBS Sports Network)
Middle Tennessee State at UAB – 1:00 (Fox Sports 1)
Arizona at California – 3:30 (Pac-12 Network)
Florida vs. Georgia – 3:30 (CBS)
Minnesota at Indiana – 3:30 (BTN)
Northwestern at Nebraska – 3:30 (BTN)
Iowa State at Kansas State – 3:30 (Fox Sports 1)
Pittsburgh at Georgia Tech – 7:00 (ESPNU)
Boise State at Colorado State – 8:00 (CBS Sports Network)
 
Q it up here throughout this college football Saturday.
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11/3/13   |   Scott   |   54161 respect

Hurricanes not only get blown out by Florida State but they also lose Duke Johnson for the rest of the season. Huge loss for Miami

11/2/13   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

Nebraska just won on a last second Hail Mary. *Bleep* Nebraska.

11/2/13   |   Scott   |   54161 respect

Michigan State defense making a believer out of me today with this performance against Michigan.