(23) Florida vs. (17) Florida State
Quarterback Luke Del Rio guides the Gators into Florida State’s Doak Campbell Stadium to challenge Jimbo Fisher’s Seminoles, led by freshman phenom Deondre Francois.
(12) Utah vs. (10) Colorado
Entering this home contest with Troy Williams and the Utes, Mike MacIntyre’s Buffaloes stand one win away from the Pac-12 south title, a remarkable feat considering their 1-8 conference finish in 2015.
(6) Washington vs. (22) Washington State
2016’s Apple Cup, as this long-running interstate rivalry is called, finds Mike Leach’s Cougars hosting quarterback Jake Browning and the top-ten Huskies in a battle for the Pac-12 north title.
(15) Auburn vs. (1) Alabama
Though Nick Saban’s top-ranked Crimson Tide have already claimed the SEC West, they can’t underestimate this week’s hometown scrap with Kamryn Pettway and Auburn, traditionally known as the Iron Bowl.
(2) Ohio State vs. (3) Michigan
The Big 10 currently rules the top-ten, and this marquee matchup will decide the conference title game. Urban Meyer’s Buckeyes hold the home field advantage over Jim Harbaugh’s Wolverines, but expert predictions run neck-and-neck.