***** 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, Oct. 1
***Miami (Fla.) at Cincinnati, ESPN, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 2
**Memphis at South Florida, ESPN2, 7 p.m.
**Temple at Charlotte, CBSSN, 7 p.m.
**Connecticut at BYU, ESPN, 10:15 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 3
**Army at Penn State, ESPNU, noon
**Central Florida at Tulane, ESPNews, noon
**Houston at Tulsa, CBSSN, noon
***Iowa at Wisconsin, ESPN, noon
***Michigan at Maryland, BTN, noon
****Purdue at Michigan State, ESPN2, noon
***Minnesota at Northwestern, BTN, noon
***Kansas at Iowa State, FSN, noon
***South Carolina at Missouri, SEC Network, noon
****Texas at TCU, ABC, noon
****West Virginia at Oklahoma, FS1, noon
****Texas Tech vs. Baylor at Arlington, Texas, ABC/ESPN2, 3:30 p.m.
**Air Force at Navy, CBSSN, 3:30 p.m.
*****Alabama at Georgia, CBS, 3:30 p.m.
***Illinois at Nebraska, BTN, 3:30 p.m.
****Ohio State at Indiana, ABC/ESPN2, 3:30 p.m.
****Florida State at Wake Forest, ESPN, 3:30 p.m.
***North Carolina at Georgia Tech, ESPNU, 3:30 p.m.
**Western Kentucky at Rice, FSN, 3:30 p.m.
**East Carolina at SMU, ESPNews, 4 p.m.
***Washington State at California, Pac-12 Network, 4 p.m.
***Kansas State at Oklahoma State, FS1, 4 p.m.
**San Jose State at Auburn, SEC Network, 4 p.m.
****Mississippi at Florida, ESPN, 7 p.m.
***Arkansas at Tennessee, ESPN2, 7 p.m.
****Eastern Michigan at LSU, ESPNU, 7 p.m.
**New Mexico State at New Mexico, Root, 7 p.m.
**Vanderbilt at Middle Tennessee State, CBSSN, 7 p.m.
****Arizona State at UCLA, FOX, 7:30 p.m.
***Mississippi State at Texas A&M, SEC Network, 7:30 p.m.
*Eastern Kentucky at Kentucky, SECNetwork, 7:30 p.m.
*****Notre Dame at Clemson, ABC, 8 p.m.
***Oregon at Colorado, ESPN, 10 p.m.
**Hawaii at Boise State, ESPN2, 10:15 p.m.
**Fresno State at San Diego State, CBSSN, 10:30 p.m.
***Arizona at Stanford, Pac-12 Network, 10:30 p.m.