College football: Clemson at Georgia tops this week's slate of national games

by Berry Tramel Modified: August 29, 2014 at 6:31 pm •  Published: August 29, 2014

The top 10 games this weekend, excluding the Big 12:

1. Clemson at Georgia, 4:30 p.m., ESPN: The winner solidifies status as a national semifinal contender.

2. Wisconsin vs. LSU in Houston, 8 p.m., ESPN: The Big Ten sure could use an upset.

3. Miami at Louisville, 7 p.m. Monday, ESPN: The ‘Ville makes its ACC debut.

4. Arkansas at Auburn, 3 p.m., SEC Network: Razorbacks have lost 12 straight SEC games, including 0-8 last season. But Auburn went 0-8 in the SEC in 2012.

5. Penn State vs. Central Florida in Dublin, 7:30 a.m., ESPN2: Televised football at sunup. Who can knock that?

6. Ohio State vs. Navy in Baltimore, 11 a.m., CBS Sports Network: Midshipmen are dangerous even when you’ve got your quarterback.

7. Fresno State at Southern Cal, 6:30 p.m., FOX: Tumultuous week for the Trojans.

8. California at Northwestern, 2:30 p.m., ESPN: The Big Ten and Pac-12 have a mutual admiration society.

9. Utah State at Tennessee, 6 p.m. Sunday, SEC Network: The Volunteers might not have the better team here.

10. Southern Miss at Mississippi State, 6:30 p.m., SEC Network: Not a good game, but notable. First meeting since 1990.

by Berry Tramel
Berry Tramel, a lifelong Oklahoman, sports fan and newspaper reader, joined The Oklahoman in 1991 and has served as beat writer, assistant sports editor, sports editor and columnist. Tramel grew up reading four daily newspapers — The Oklahoman,...
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