College Football Starts

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The world of college football has begun, and although there were no upsets last night, a few teams did make some strong statements. LSU (#2) absolutely destroyed their SEC counterpart with a 45-0 blowout at Mississippi State, and Louisville (#10) obliterated Murray St. 73-10 at home.

This weekend isn't loaded with great games, but does have a very good matchup between Cal and Tennessee. Last year Tennessee destroyed Cal in the opener at Tennessee, but this year the game is at Cal, so expect it to be close with a Cal victory at the end of the day, mainly due to Nate Longshore.

The only other games that seem of interest are Wake Forest and Boston College. Wake is coming off their best season in who knows how long having won the ACC and played in a BCS bowl, yet the Eagles are currently favored by 6 at home. I'd go with Boston College on this one.

To cap off the first weekend of college football it will be another round of the Bowden Bowl (Bobby versus Tommy). FSU, once dominate in the ACC, hasn't beaten Clemson since 2004. Expect this one to go to the guys in Garnet and Gold as they have a completely revamped offensive coaching staff with a new Offensive Coordinator and a new Offensive Line coach. Currently FSU is a -3.5 point favorite.