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Open Thread: How to Watch and Stream Week 1 College Football Action

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Watch every single game this weekend. And know who to root for.

Notre Dame v Michigan Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

Yes, it is too early for a rooting guide. If you are Husky fan, your best bet is to simply root for PAC 12 teams, root for a few upsets among the Power 5, and enjoy the inevitable upset watch game that emerges among those FBS teams taking some FCS foe for granted.

Here are some games to note.

Louisville at #1 Alabama

Technically, Alabama hasn’t yet named a starting QB. However, it is a pretty good bet that Tua Tagovailoa will open up and take the most snaps. Regardless, the big question is just how effective the ‘Bama passing game is going to be with a whole new crop of young receivers.

Louisville also has some intrigue. Namely, can that high octane offense continue to burn after the moving on of Lamar Jackson.

#14 Michigan at #11 Notre Dame

I don’t think many people realize that the Fightin’ Irish are right on the periphery of the top 10. Well, they are. And they have a very unique opportunity to put Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh onto the proverbial hot seat if they manage to beat the Wolverines in South Bend.

Florida Atlantic at #7 Oklahoma

Lane Kiffin visiting Oklahoma in the Sooners first game after Baker Mayfield has a queer feel to it. Could we be on upset alert in Norman? I’d be careful about this game if I were a homer.

Week 1 is always a crazy weekend as teams work out their kinks. Enjoy.

As always, this is your college football open thread.

Saturday Sept 1

Matchup Time (PT) TV Streaming
Matchup Time (PT) TV Streaming
Oregon State at #5 Ohio State 9:00 AM ABC WatchESPN.com
Florida Atlantic at #7 Oklahoma 9:00 AM FOX FoxSportsGo.com
Southern at #16 TCU 9:00 AM FSN FoxSportsGo.com
#23 Texas vs Maryland 9:00 AM FS1 FoxSportsGo.com
Kent State at Illinois 9:00 AM BTN FoxSportsGo.com
Texas State at Rutgers 9:00 AM BTN FoxSportsGo.com
Coastal Carolina at South Carolina 9:00 AM SEC Network WatchESPN.com
Ole Miss vs Texas Tech 9:00 AM ESPN WatchESPN.com
James Madison at NC State 9:00 AM ESPNU WatchESPN.com
Villanova at Temple 9:00 AM ESPNews WatchESPN.com
Houston at Rice 9:00 AM CBSSN CBSSports.com
Furman at #2 Clemson 9:20 AM ACC Network WatchESPN.com
Alcorn State at Georgia Tech 9:30 AM ACC Network WatchESPN.com
UMass at Boston College 10:00 AM ACC Network WatchESPN.com
Stony Brook at Air Force 11:00 AM None Facebook
Howard at Ohio 11:00 AM ESPN+ ESPN+
Austin Peay at #3 Georgia 12:30 PM ESPN WatchESPN.com
#6 Washington vs #9 Auburn 12:30 PM ABC WatchESPN.com
Appalachian State at #10 Penn State 12:30 PM BTN FoxSportsGo.com
Tennessee vs #17 West Virginia 12:30 PM CBS CBSSports.com
Albany at Pittsburgh 12:30 PM ACC Network WatchESPN.com
Marshall at Miami (OH) 12:30 PM ESPN+ ESPN+
Central Michigan at Kentucky 12:30 PM ESPNU WatchESPN.com
Northern Illinois at Iowa 12:30 PM BTN FoxSportsGo.com
Washington State at Wyoming 12:30 PM CBSSN CBSSports.com
UNLV at #15 USC 1:00 PM Pac-12 Networks Pac-12.com
North Carolina at California 1:00 PM FOX FoxSportsGo.com
UT Martin at Missouri 1:00 PM SEC Network WatchESPN.com
Eastern Illinois at Arkansas 1:00 PM SEC Network WatchESPN.com
#22 Boise State at Troy 3:00 PM ESPNews WatchESPN.com
Old Dominion at Liberty 3:00 PM None WatchESPN.com
Fordham at Charlotte 3:00 PM ESPN+ ESPN+
North Carolina A&T at East Carolina 3:00 PM None WatchESPN.com
Elon at South Florida 3:00 PM None WatchESPN.com
Richmond at Virginia 3:00 PM ACC Network WatchESPN.com
Delaware State at Buffalo 3:00 PM None WatchESPN.com
South Carolina State at Georgia Southern 3:00 PM ESPN+ ESPN+
Grambling at Louisiana 4:00 PM None WatchESPN.com
VMI at Toledo 4:00 PM None WatchESPN.com
Southeast Missouri State at Arkansas State 4:00 PM ESPN+ ESPN+
Mercer at Memphis 4:00 PM None WatchESPN.com
Central Arkansas at Tulsa 4:00 PM None WatchESPN.com
Louisiana Tech at South Alabama 4:00 PM ESPN+ ESPN+
Jackson State at Southern Mississippi 4:00 PM ESPN+ ESPN+
Cincinnati at UCLA 4:00 PM ESPN WatchESPN.com
Indiana at Florida Intl 4:00 PM CBSSN CBSSports.com
Nicholls at Kansas 4:00 PM ESPN+ ESPN+
South Dakota at Kansas State 4:00 PM None WatchESPN.com
#14 Michigan at #12 Notre Dame 4:30 PM NBC NBCSports.com
Stephen F. Austin at #18 Mississippi State 4:30 PM ESPNU WatchESPN.com
Charleston Southern at Florida 4:30 PM SEC Network WatchESPN.com
Middle Tennessee at Vanderbilt 4:30 PM SEC Network WatchESPN.com
SMU at North Texas 4:30 PM Stadium TV WatchStadium.com
Northern Arizona at UTEP 4:30 PM None WatchESPN.com
Louisville at #1 Alabama 5:00 PM ABC WatchESPN.com
Bowling Green at #24 Oregon 5:00 PM Pac-12 Networks Pac-12.com
Akron at Nebraska 5:00 PM FOX FoxSportsGo.com
Abilene Christian at Baylor 5:00 PM FSN FoxSportsGo.com
South Dakota State at Iowa State 5:00 PM None Cyclones.tv
Incarnate Word at New Mexico 5:00 PM None WatchESPN.com
Idaho at Fresno State 7:00 PM None Facebook
UTSA at Arizona State 7:30 PM FS1 FoxSportsGo.com
BYU at Arizona 7:45 PM ESPN WatchESPN.com
Navy at Hawai'i 8:00 PM CBSSN CBSSports.com

Sunday and Monday Sept 2-3

Matchup Day & Time (PT) TV Streaming
Matchup Day & Time (PT) TV Streaming
#8 Miami vs #25 LSU Sun., Sept 2, 4:30 PM ABC WatchESPN.com
#20 Virginia Tech at #19 Florida State Mon., Sept. 3, 5:00 PM ESPN WatchESPN.com