Bowl period is excellent where it is: at the end of the timetable.

I do not assume that, in it and also of itself, is it debatable take. As a benefit at the end of the period, a peculiar, neutral website location in a repurposed baseball stadium, an odd metropolitan football arena in a tertiary southerly city, on a Hawaiian or Caribbean island, anywhere.

Unless you are literally flying to Dublin or Tokyo or Australia, you need to not be playing that video game at the beginning of the year.

That’s specifically real when the video game does not matter for the university football season, of which it is ostensibly a component.

That brings us to Saturday evening’s face-off, the Duke’s Mayo First Standard at Bank of America Arena in Charlotte, NC, featuring the Clemson Tigers and also Georgia Bulldogs. This video game does not matter, as well as there are a couple of reasons it does not.

Since mayo is dreadful and should never ever be enabled to fund anything except the bottom of the trash canister.

Second, due to the fact that there is no penalty for the loser of this video game.

In a grander sense, the non-conference is coming to be increasingly useless: shed a non-conference video game to Clemson, or to Oregon, or to Virginia Technology, to pull that last one out of slim air, as well as if you are just one of university football’s blue bloods, it just does not matter if you shed a game at the start of the year. You will likely go 9-0 in your seminar and win the conference champion, or you will go 8 and also one and also discover an excuseable loss someplace in the process. There will certainly be no penalty.

Naturally, for the victor, there is the immediate increase. There is no denying that whichever of Clemson or Georgia wins on Saturday will rise to # 1 or # 2 in the surveys as well as go through breathless examinations on ESPN of weather condition or not they can defeat Alabama.

There is no punishment for the loser. They will still be a College Football Playoff competitor. In an age in which a lot of college football head mentoring has to do with alleviating and also avoiding threat, video games like the Battle each other’s Mayo Kickoff Standard are just an additional advancement in threat avoidance. It’s one more true roadway video game you do not need to play, another bad loss you can avoid, another 1.9 million dollar payment in the Chick-Fil-A kickoff classic that will certainly include Alabama as well as Miami while proceeding to whitewash the track record of a shitty firm.

If you’re brand-new here or clicked, mad that I would dare to claim Clemson-Georgia is pointless, welcome to Don’t See This; Watch That.

This overview to each week’s college football as well as various other sporting activities watching takes on the method that sporting activities are better watched when they are enjoyable, not professional; competitive, not the top placed group out of idleness; in weird locations as well as on unusual networks, due to the fact that it’s far better to see a mustachioed 25-year-old who battles bears in his spare time toss for 500 lawns and six goals as a little-regarded Mountain West group offers an FBS squad all it can manage, interspersed with advertisements for colostomy bags and vaginal mesh suits.

As I was viewing a rough on the internet feed of NAIA football last Thursday, with Jamestown (ND) taking a trip 40 miles down I-94 to handle bitter archrival Valley City State in the Paint Container Dish, Jesse Collins as well as I obtained to discussing why we were so damn interested with it.

It sought an individual foul fine late in the 3rd, with the Jimmies in a hopeless deficit, manhandled by the Vikings, that we had our moment of clearness: This was university football for university football’s purpose.

This is possibly the worst onside kick ever

— CJ Fogler #BlackLivesMatter (@cjzero).

That is probably not an advanced thesis for any routine viewers of this attribute, and certainly except most on this blog or indeed on the university football web. Yet when it’s not going after rankings, when it’s not declaring on your podcast or function that college football is SO RANDOM AND FUN before failing to Alabama-LSU for the 500th time– when strip it to regional children playing for a neighborhood school that is battling for its little piece of state or regional preeminence, guy, university football is fun to enjoy.

There are various other watch overviews and enjoy grids offered, I’m grateful that you’ve visited what I think is the ideal one around.

Allow’s enjoy some games. And also not enjoy a few other.

Don’t See This

The Castle Bulldogs at # 22 Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (-33.5, O/U 53.5) [6pm, ESPN+]
Long Island Sharks at Florida International Panthers (-33.5, O/U 50.5) [6pm, ESPN3]
Western Illinois Leathernecks at Balls Tate Cardinals (-25.5, O/U 59.5) [6pm, ESPN+]
Wagner at (-48.5, O/U 57.5) [6pm, ESPN3]
( FCS # 6) Weber State Wildcats at # 24 (-27.5, O/U 46.5) [6pm, ESPN3]
at N.C. State Wolfpack (-18, O/U 59) [6:30 pm, ACCN]
East Carolina Pirates at Appalachian State Mountaineers (-10.5, O/U 57.5) [6:30 pm, ESPNU]
( FCS # 21) UC Davis Aggies at Tulsa Golden Hurricane (-21, O/U 55.5) [6:30 pm, ESPN+]
# 4 Buckeyes (-14, O/U 64) at [7pm, FOX]
Bowling Environment-friendly Falcons at (-35, O/U 61) [7pm, SECN]
UT Martin Skyhawks at Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (-9.5, O/U 39.5) [7pm, ESPN+]
Houston Baptist Huskies at New Mexico Lobos (-22.5, O/U 68.5) [7pm, n/a]

WSOC Ohio State vs. Central Florida [4pm, BTN+]
WSOC Purdue vs. [6pm, ESPN Application]
Iowa vs. Purdue-Fort Wayne [6pm, BTN+]
WSOC Indiana vs. Western Michigan [6pm, BTN+]
Penn State vs. West Virginia [6pm, ESPN+]
Maryland vs. George Washington [6pm, BTN+]
Northwestern vs. North Carolina [6pm, ESPN App]
WSOC vs. Bowling Eco-friendly [6pm, BTN+]
WSOC Illinois vs. Xavier [7pm, BTN+]
Nebraska vs. Nebraska-Omaha [7pm, BTN+]
Wisconsin vs. Loyola-Chicago [7pm, ESPN+]
Wisconsin vs. Western Michigan [7pm, BTN+]

Watch That

Holy place Owls at

5:30 pm|BTN|RU -14|O/U 51.5

6pm|ESPN|UCF -5|O/U 68

Jilted Minnesota fan: “YOU DIDN’T CHOICE OUR VIDEO GAME!”

Additionally Jilted Minnesota follower: “We’re gon na lose by 21:-LRB-“

That’s why.

( To be reasonable to OSU-Minnesota, it may be a 20-point video game and STILL be the 2nd most competitive came on this listing.)

Temple-Rutgers was delayed when 6.5 inches of rainfall dropped on Piscataway. From the appearances of a close-by community called New York City, points may not be going well on the East Shore:

The train operator’s decision to open the doors has a “let’s simply do it and also be tales” high quality.

— southpaw (@nycsouthpaw).

If I were labeling 2 potentially Amusing games (for various factors) below:


Thursday night! As you get the remote as well as believe lengthy and also difficult concerning just how your Thursday evening seeing is something unique and ought not be wasted, you waste it anyway on …

77 ballots complete.

Don’t Enjoy This

WCQ Canada vs. Honduras [7:05 pm, Universo]
Mexico vs. Jamaica [9pm, TUDN]
USL vs. Las Vega Lights [9pm, ESPN+]

Enjoy That

( # 14 FCS) Eastern Washington Eagles at UNLV Rebels

WCQ El Salvador vs. United States Guys’s National Group

9:05 pm|CBSSN|World Mug Qualifier

THAT’S right stuff right there, child.

New Jacket is off the rails, Imagine encountering a gorilla

— Erik (@yuuuzey).


Thursday! It’s late! You don’t care regarding work tomorrow!

59 ballots total.

Do not Enjoy This

( -6.5, O/U 60.5) at Charlotte [6pm, CBSSN]
Old Rule Monarchs at (-31, O/U 63) [6pm, ACCN]
St. Francis () Red Flashes at Eastern Michigan Eagles (-30.5, O/U 52.5) [6pm, ESPN3]
Michigan State Spartans at (-3, O/U 45) [8pm, ESPN]
Northern Colorado Bears at (-35.5, O/U 56.5) [8pm, Pac-12]

Georgia at # 4 Nebraska [6pm, BTN]
# 11 Washington at Illinois [8pm, BTN]

MSOC Michigan State vs. Oakland [6pm, BTN+]
Rutgers vs. Monmouth [6pm, BTN+]
Maryland vs. George Mason [6:30 pm, BTN+]
MSOC Northwestern vs. Loyola-Chicago [7pm, ESPN+]

Nashville SC vs. [6:30 pm, ESPN+]
MLS vs. [6:30 pm, ESPN+]
vs. [7pm, ESPN+]
Los Angeles FC vs. [9pm, TUDN]

View That

5pm|ESPN|UNC -5.5|O/U 64

7pm|ESPN+|Kansas -15|O/U 58.5

( # 4 FCS) South Dakota State Coyotes at Colorado State Rams

8pm|FS1|South Dakota State -3.5 |O/U 53.5

You are not checking out any of this improperly.

Look, MSU or Northwestern followers, this ain’t for you. This is for followers who wish to view really fun university football– our game will certainly not be that. It will likely be a horrible, defensive battle of a restoring team and a “who the fuck recognizes?” Northwestern.


You’re not reading that wrong. The Jacks are preferred at Colorado State. Steve Addazio has, uh … a whole lot of work to do in Fort Collins.


Friday evening. What to view?

69 ballots overall.

Do not See This

# 2 (-26.5, O/U 69.5) vs. Tulane Environment-friendly Wave [11am, ABC]
# 19 at # 12 (-5.5, O/U 50) [11am, FOX]
Western Michigan Broncos at (-17, O/U 67) [11am, ESPN]
at (-2.5, O/U 53) [11am, FS1]
Fordham Rams at (-41.5, O/U 55.5) [11am, BTN]
ULM Warhawks at (-31, O/U 54) [11am, SECN]

WCQ Cyprus vs. Russia [11am, ESPN3]
Latvia vs. Norway [11am, ESPN+]
Slovenia vs. Malta [11am, ESPN3]
WCQ Serbia vs. Luxembourg [11am, ESPN+]
Republic of Ireland vs. Azebaijan [11am, ESPN+]

Enjoy That

11am|CBSSN|UConn -2.5|O/U 53.5

11am|ESPNU|GASt -2|O/U 49.5

There is nothing nice about a Penn State-wisconsin match.

Instead, can I interest you in UConn barely being preferred– in your home!– against an unranked FCS challenger? Remember, absolutely nothing matters as long as the Huskies rack up first– that gets Randy Edsall $2,000. You can make your own variation of a like UConn Blog site performed in 2019 if you’re interested.


Greetings! This is a slate of games made for a hangover.

70 ballots overall.

Do not View This

Fresno State Bulldogs at # 11 (-20.5, O/U 63.5) [1pm, Pac-12]
Rice Owls at (-19.5, O/U 50.5) [1pm, ESPN+]
Lafayette Leopards at Flying Force Falcons (-42.5, O/U 49.5) [1pm, Stadium]
# 1 (-19.5, O/U 61.5) at # 14 [2:30 pm, ABC]
Miami Hydroxide Redhawks at # 8 (-23, O/U 50.5) [2:30 pm, ESPN+]
Marshall Thundering Herd (-2.5, O/U 47) at Navy Midshipmen [2:30 pm, CBSSN]
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs at (-23, O/U 52.5) [3pm, ESPNU]
Central Michigan Chippewas at (-14, O/U 60.5) [3pm, SECN]
UMass Minutemen at (-38, O/U 56) [3pm, ACCN]
( # 11 FCS) Montana State Bobcats at Wyoming Cowboys (-18, O/U 44.5) [3pm, Facebook]
( # 16 FCS) North Iowa Panthers at (in some way, FBS) # 7 (-37.5, O/U 42.5) [3:30 pm, ESPN+]
# 23 Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns at # 21 (-8, O/U 58) [3:30 pm, FOX]

WCQ Israel vs. Austria [1:45 pm, ESPN3+]
WCQ Ukraine vs. France [1:45 pm, ESPN+]
Gibraltar vs. Turkey [1:45 pm, ESPN3]
Scotland vs. Moldova [1:45 pm, ESPN+]
WCQ Slovakia vs. Croatia [1:45 pm, ESPN+]
WCQ Faroe Islands vs. Denmark [1:45 pm, ESPN+]
WCQ Netherlands vs. Montenegro [1:45 pm, ESPN+]

Watch That

2:30 pm|BTN|Iowa -3.5|O/U 45

2:30 pm|ESPN|WVU -3|O/U 57

4pm|Pac-12|USC -14|O/U 59.5

I don’t recognize if Neal Brown is in fact developing anything at West Virginia, however the Terps are great for some arbitrary batshit craziness in the non-conference, which’s all we require below.

Give me something to rely on, Indiana. Exact same opts for DWT; WT Group of Selection San Jose State– the Spartans looked a little unrestrained against FCS Southern Utah last weekend, however them placing a scare in USC would be favorably delightful.

Naturally currently that I state that, Louisiana will certainly give Texas a run– I can not tolerate more TEXASBAK– while USC slowly suffocates the Spartans.

Anyway, for the rest of the world, says everything regarding that Alabama-Miami match:

That was on screen last evening throughout the UAB-Jacksonville State video game. Intensifying matters was that the J’ville State QB, Zerrick Cooper, was a Clemson transfer, suggesting all we reached read about was the upcoming Clemson-Georgia game.

To be reasonable that, was mostly in between Cooper running for his life or passes falling incomplete, however it would be terrific to hear a 31-0 rout spruced up by something various other than rinsing the rounds of 2 programs who don’t need their rounds swished on ESPN airwaves anymore than currently takes place.


NOW we’re speaking. What gets on TELEVISION for Saturday mid-day?

68 ballots complete.

Do not View This

Campbell Fighting Camels at Fightin’ Falwells (-21.5, O/U 53.5) [5pm, ESPN3]
Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs at Georgia Southern Eagles (-32.5, O/U 52.5) [5pm, ESPN3]
(-1.5, O/U 55.5) at Ohio Bobcats [6pm, CBSSN]
Akron Zooms at (-36.5, O/U 55) [6pm, ESPN+]
Eastern Illinois Panthers at (-43, O/U 58.5) [6pm, ESPN+]
( FCS # 12) Monmouth Hawks at Center Tennessee Blue Raiders (-7.5, O/U 59.5) [6pm, ESPN3]
Missouri State Bears at (-36.5, O/U 51.5) [6pm, ESPN+]
(-13.5, O/U 53.5) at Texas State Bobcats [6pm, ESPN+]
( FCS # 23) Nicholls Colonels at Memphis Tigers (-24.5, O/U 69.5) [6pm, ESPN+]
Abilene Christian Wildcats at SMU Mustangs (-30.5, O/U 66.5) [6pm, ESPN+]
Norfolk State Spartans at Toledo Firecrackers (-37.5, O/U 58.5) [6pm, ESPN3]
( FCS # 13) Central Arkansas Bears at Arkansas State Red Wolves (-13.5, O/U 65.5) [6pm, ESPN3]
Southern Jaguars at Troy Trojans (-26.5, O/U 56.5) [6pm, ESPN3]
# 5 vs. # 3 (-3, O/U 51) [6:30 pm, ABC]
Florida Atlantic Owls at # 13 (-23.5, O/U 52) [6:30 pm, SECN]
Northwestern State Demons at North Texas Mean Environment-friendly (-17.5, O/U 64.5) [6:30 pm, ESPN3]
Northern Illinois Huskies at (-17.5, O/U 58) [6:30 pm, ACCN]
Expense & & Mary at (-33.5, O/U 49.5) [6:30 pm, ESPN3]
Kent State Golden Flashes at # 6 (-28.5, O/U 67) [7pm, ESPNU]
( FCS # 9) Montana Grizzlies at # 20 (-23.5, O/U 54.5) [7pm, Pac-12]
East Tennessee State at (-21.5, O/U 44.5) [7pm, ESPN+]
Southern Miss Golden Eagles at South Alabama Jaguars (-1, O/U 56.5) [7pm, ESPN+]
Duquesne Dukes at (-49.5, O/U 56.5) [7pm, ESPN+]

vs. Austin [6pm, ESPN+]
vs. [6:30 pm, ESPN+]
MLS vs. Dallas [7pm, TUDN]
Cincinnati vs. Inter Miami [7pm, ESPN+]

Watch That

6pm|FS1|Purdue -7|O/U 68.5

Texas Technology Red Raiders vs. Houston Cougars

6pm|ESPN|TTU -1.5|O/U 64

Video Game at NRG Stadium, Houston, TX

6:30 pm|BTN|Illinois -5.5|O/U 49

7:30 pm|FOX|LSU -3|O/U 65.5

Neutral-site, made-for-TV bullshit Leading 5 matches suck. You recognize it, I know it. There’s no point to Clemson-Georgia except to reinforce the return to of one team– whoever loses just has a “excellent loss” on their schedule. No many thanks. Charlotte deserves this bullshit.

The REST of this? This is a goddamn assortment:


Choose from among this stunning footballing action:

59 votes complete.

Don’t Enjoy This

Bethune-Cookman Wildcats at UTEP Miners (-19.5, O/U 51.5) [8pm, ESPN3]
(-12.5, O/U 54) at [9:30 pm, ESPN]
New Mexico State Aggies at San Diego State Aztecs (-31, O/U 51) [9:30 pm, CBSSN]

Watch That

9:30 pm|FS1|Cal -3|O/U 52.5

10pm|Pac-12|Wazzu -17|O/U 67

Portland State Vikings at Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors

Nevada’s a front-runner to win the West Department of the Conference, and Jay Norvell would make a helluva instructor at, I do not recognize, Nebraska or something … can they break with a suitable Cal defense?

Who cares, since it’s late, we’re intoxicated, and also there’s gon na be reaaaaal foolish football on when the Aggies roll right into Pullman for ol’ Antivax Nick Rolovich’s Coogs.

And also then you see Hawaii football on your phone. Stop talking as well as do it.


It’s late and I’m intoxicated, so I’m viewing …

51 votes total.

Make certain you’ve taken a look at Kind of …’s that consists of Minnesota playing a HECK of a routine that proceeds with a ruthless match Sunday afternoon match (1pm, ESPNU) at # 5 Florida.

You have actually obtained some football Sunday and also Monday, too, but among those games is Notre Dame and also I decline to dignify that with a sneak peek. Louisvilles on Monday should be bangin’, though.

Here’s your string for the afternoon up until football starts as well as your guide to the remainder of the weekend break. Act yourselves and also appreciate the football.

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