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Thursday Night College Football Open Thread

Let the Games BEGIN!

You'll flip for this game. Sorry. That was awful.
You'll flip for this game. Sorry. That was awful.
Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

So... how was your summer? Long? Hot? Yep, we at RBR feel ya. But the wait will soon be over.

Although the season has already started with Cal defeating Hawaii 51-31 in a defense-optional affair last Saturday played in Sydney, Australia of all places (attendance: 61,247), a small slate of 16 games involving FBS teams starts Thursday night.

(All times are CT)

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South Carolina at Vanderbilt 7:00 PM ESPN - Although they are the dregs of the SEC, they are still the SEC. With the vastly improved 'Dores defense and the big Gamecocks question marks, this should be a pretty close game. Vandy is favored by 4.

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Appalachian State at #9 Tennessee 6:30 PM SECN - App State was an FCS power who has recently moved up to FBS, but the Vols should be able to handle them. (UT -20.5)

Charlotte at #19 Louisville 6:00 PM FoxSportsSouth - meh. (Ville -39.5)

Rice at Western Kentucky 7:00 PM CBSSN - Scout out Alabama's Week 2 opponent. (WKU -16.5)


Presbyterian at Central Michigan 6:00 PM - espn3
Tulane at Wake Forest 6:00 PM - ACC Network – Oh, wait. There is no ACC Network. No TV.
Tennessee-Martin at Cincinnati 6:00 PM - espn3
Maine at UConn 6:00 PM - espn3
William & Mary at NC State 6:30 PM - Oops, too bad. No TV.
Indiana at Florida Intl 6:30 PM - ESPNU
Southern Utah at Utah 7:00 PM - PAC12
Weber State at Utah State 7:00 PM - no TV
Oregon State at Minnesota 8:00 PM - BTN
South Dakota at New Mexico 8:00 PM - no TV
Montana State at Idaho 8:00 PM - espn3
Jackson State at UNLV 9:00 PM - no TV



Who finishes above whom in the 2016 SEC final standings?

This poll is closed

  • 46%
    South Carolina
    (63 votes)
  • 53%
    (73 votes)
136 votes total Vote Now