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Best Games and Key Matchups to Watch This Weekend
Early Kicks and Upset Alerts
- Noon: Keep an eye on No. 6 Oklahoma facing potential upset at Kansas (Fox).
- UCF aims for its first Big 12 win against West Virginia (FS1).
- Clemson takes on North Carolina State in Raleigh with a tough battle ahead.
- A loss could result in Clemson’s first four-defeat season in 12 years.
- The annual must-watch clash: Florida vs. No. 1 Georgia (CBS).
- No. 8 Oregon faces No. 13 Utah, a pivotal game in the Pac-12 title race (Fox).
- Tampa Bay Tech alumnus Michael Penix Jr. aims to join Washington’s record books.
- No. 5 Washington faces Stanford (FS1) as Penix targets a touchdown record.
Saturday Night Showdown
- No. 3 Ohio State heads to Wisconsin in a matchup that intrigues football fans (NBC).
Bounce Back for North Carolina
- No. 17 North Carolina seeks redemption after a shocking loss to Virginia.
- Plant High alumnus Jordan McCloud leads No. 25 James Madison against Old Dominion (ESPNU).
Late-Night Playoff Hunt
- No. 11 Oregon State aims to stay in the playoff hunt by facing Arizona (ESPN).
Local Highlights: Spotlight on Wake Forest’s Justin Williams
- Defensive lineman Justin Williams from Armwood High takes center stage.
- He’s crucial to Wake Forest’s chances against No. 4 Florida State.
Stat of the Week: FSU’s Dominant Second Half
- FSU’s defense hasn’t allowed a second-half point in 108 minutes and 31 seconds.
Eye on the NFL Draft: Potential NFL Prospects Matchup
- Florida’s Princely Umanmielen may face Georgia’s Amarius Mims, both NFL draft prospects.
- Kamari Lassiter aims to continue Georgia’s trend of first-round defensive backs.
Coach Prime’s Update: Deion Sanders and Colorado
- Deion Sanders and Colorado still capture attention with their sold-out games.
- They join an elite group of teams playing in front of full stadiums all season.
Louisville vs. Duke
- No. 16 Louisville faces No. 20 Duke in a high-stakes ACC matchup.
- The winner becomes a top contender for the ACC championship game.
Manning Time? :
Arch Manning’s Potential Debut
- No. 7 Texas, led by Maalik Murphy, may introduce top recruit Arch Manning.
- Arch Manning, the nephew of Peyton and Eli, could make his debut.
GameDay Breakdown :
Turnovers in Utah-Oregon
- Turnovers could be the game-changer in Utah-Oregon.
- The Ducks and Utes’ turnover stats will impact the outcome.
UCF’s Quest :
UCF’s Pursuit of a Big 12 Win
- UCF seeks its first Big 12 win against West Virginia.
- Tre’Mon Morris-Brash’s performance could be key in slowing down West Virginia.
Miami’s Defense vs. Virginia’s Offense :
Strength vs. Strength
- Miami’s formidable run defense faces Virginia’s potent rushing offense.
- Tony Muskett and Virginia’s running backs aim to challenge Miami’s defensive prowess.
Coach Traylor’s Unusual Encounter
- Texas San Antonio coach Jeff Traylor’s mouse trap mishap.
- The quirky incident becomes a metaphor for avoiding distractions.
By the Numbers: Week 9 :
- Brashard Smith’s impressive kickoff return stats.
- Conference records for Big 12 newcomers.
- Win streaks and coaching milestones for prominent teams.
- Texas State’s quest for its first-ever bowl appearance.
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