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College Football Saturday Week 4 Open Thread

Join your fellow Dawg fans watching the action throughout week 4

Michigan v Rutgers Photo by Corey Perrine/Getty Images

Washington will be taking on California at 6:30p but that leaves plenty of time to tune into the other action throughout the country before that. So if you’re looking to chat about the games with other Dawg fans then the comments below are the place for you.

Need help figuring out what to watch today? That’s what we’re here for.


9:00 am- #12 Notre Dame vs. #18 Wisconsin (-6) in Chicago, FOX

Holy Midwest, Batman! The Irish have looked incredibly shaky on the way to a 3-0 start and it feels like their luck (I’m not going to make that pun, you can’ t make me) may run out starting this Saturday. Wisconsin also hasn’t exactly been world beaters but that loss to Penn State looks better after they also took care of Auburn.

Alternate game: Texas Tech at Texas (-8), ABC

The Red Raiders are undefeated so far this season but the hardest game they’ve had so far is at home against Houston so they’re untested. Former Oregon QB Tyler Shough has 804 yards and 6 TDs in the 3 wins and will be looking to spring the upset. Meanwhile Texas and new head coach Steve Sarkisian will be trying to prove that the Arkansas bludgeoning was only a momentary setback.

12:30 pm- #7 Texas A&M (-5.5) at #16 Arkansas, CBS

This is a top-20 game in the SEC but I don’t blame you if it doesn’t really do it for you. Arkansas’s resurgence is a fun story. I watched Texas A&M against Colorado and I have to say I didn’t really care for the experience. Their backup QB looked better last week with time to prepare but you could be in for an ugly slugfest if you watch this one. If that’s what you want though, then by all means enjoy.

Alternate game: Rutgers at #19 Michigan (-20), ABC

I’m kind of secretly more interested in this game than the one above. The Wolverines are well within the top-10 of most advanced metrics and get to play undefeated(!) Rutgers to try to show they are for real. It will help my mental health if they cover the enormous point spread in this one.

4:30 pm- West Virginia at #4 Oklahoma (-16.5), ABC

I will be vigorously rooting for a West Virginia upset in this game and Oklahoma hasn’t exactly looked dominant so far. If this game were in Morgantown then I would be sniffing an upset after West Virginia took care of Virginia Tech last week (barely, but still). Spencer Rattler has not lived up to expectations so far and we’ll see if he can continue to scrape by.

6:30 pm- California at Washington (-7.5), Pac-12 Networks


7:30 pm- Oregon State at USC (-12), FS1

This is a preview opportunity since Washington will be traveling to Corvallis next week. If the Beavers are able to keep this one close then it suggests that they will be in the thick of things in the Pac-12 North. Hopefully you can flip over to this game for the 2nd half after enjoying a comfortable Washington victory. Hopefully.