***** Games featuring two Power 5 playoff contenders
**** Games featuring two Power 5 teams, including one playoff contender
*** Games featuring two Power 5 teams
** Games featuring two FBS teams
* Games featuring one FCS team
(For the purpose of our ratings, Notre Dame, BYU and Boise State are considered Power 5 teams)
(All Times Eastern)
Thursday, Sept. 17
****Clemson at Louisville, ESPN, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 18
****Florida State at Boston College, ESPN, 8 p.m.
***Idaho State at Boise State, CBSSN, 9 p.m.
**New Mexico at Arizona, Pac-12 Network, 10 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 19
**UNLV at Michigan, BTN, noon
**Air Force at Michigan State, ABC, noon
**Connecticut at Missouri, ESPNU, noon
***Illinois at North Carolina, ESPN/ESPN2, noon
**Nevada at Texas A&M, SEC Network, noon
**Tulsa at Oklahoma, FS1, noon
**Wake Forest at Army, CBSSN, noon
**Georgia State at Oregon, Pac-12 Network, 2 p.m.
**Louisiana Tech at Kansas State, FSN, 3 p.m.
*****Auburn at LSU, CBS, 3:30 p.m.
**East Carolina at Navy, CBSSN, 3:30 p.m.
*****Georgia Tech at Notre Dame, NBC, 3:30 p.m.
***Nebraska at Miami (Fla.), ABC/ESPN2, 3:30 p.m.
**Northern Illinois at Ohio State, ABC/ESPN2, 3:30 p.m.
**UTSA at Oklahoma State, FS1, 3:30 p.m.
*Northwestern State at Mississippi State, SEC Network, 4 p.m.
**Utah State at Washington, Pac-12 Network, 5 p.m.
***South Carolina at Georgia, ESPN, 6 p.m.
**Colorado vs. Colorado State at Denver, CBSSN, 7 p.m.
***Texas Tech at Arkansas, ESPN2, 7 p.m.
*Western Carolina at Tennessee, ESPNU, 7 p.m.
***California at Texas, FOX, 7:30 p.m.
***Florida at Kentucky, SEC Network, 7:30 p.m.
**Iowa State at Toledo, ESPNews, 8 p.m.
***Pittsburgh at Iowa, BTN, 8 p.m.
**San Jose State at Oregon State, Pac-12 Network, 8 p.m.
**SMU at TCU, FSN, 8 p.m.
****Stanford at USC, ABC, 8 p.m.
**Wyoming at Washington State, Pac-12 Network, 8:30 p.m.
*****Mississippi at Alabama, ESPN, 9:15 p.m.
*****BYU at UCLA, FS1, 10:30 p.m.
**Utah at Fresno State, CBSSN, 10:30 p.m.
*Northern Arizona at Arizona, Pac-12 Network, 11 p.m.