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Opening weekend offers few surprises. Notre Dame travelling to Tallahassee next Sunday
Five games dotted the landscape for opening weekend with only one very mild upset, at least according to Las Vegas. Over hyped Nebraska fell on the road to Illinois 30-22. The Cornhuskers were a 7 point favorite in Vegas. The Billingsley projection was Illinois by 1. All other games were held on the West Coast. UCLA cruised by Hawaii 44-10, Fresno State crushed Connecticut 45-0, #15 San Jose State continued their winning ways with a 45-14 thrashing of Southern Utah and Texas-El Paso went on the road and soundly defeated New Mexico State 30-3. The Aggies were returning to play after sitting out the 2020 season. Next weekend finds a full slate of games ranging from UAB on Wednesday September 1 right on through Labor Day Monday's Louisville/Ole Miss game in Atlanta. Quite a few intriguing games come on week two including Thursday's Ohio State at Minnesota and Boise State at Central Florida followed by Friday's North Carolina at Virginia Tech. Saturday is loaded with high profile games including Clemson/Georgia in Charlotte, Alabama/Miami (Fla.) in Atlanta, Indiana at Iowa, Louisiana Lafayette at Texas and LSU at UCLA. Sunday night prime time finds Notre Dame at Florida State. Billingsley's projections will be posted on Tuesday.
Alabama Survives Gators Upset Bid 52-46 to Win SEC Championship
Florida QB Kyle Trask was sacked on the final play of the game, ending the Gators hopes of upsetting the #1 ranked Crimson Tide. Alabama will now enter the CFP undefeated and most likely the #1 seed. Around the Nation: Clemson got their revenge for their only regular season loss by overwhelming Notre Dame 34-10. Ohio State struggled early but pulled away for a 22-10 win over Northwestern to win the Big 10 Title. Cincinnati squeaked by a very good Tulsa team 27-24 to remain undefeated at 9-0 and win the AAC Title, keeping slim hopes alive for a shot at the CFP. An Oklahoma interception inside their own 10 yard line as time was running out gave the Sooners their 6th straight Big 12 Title, surviving Iowa State 27-21. UAB shocked Marshall 22-13 to win the C-USA Title. The Blazers have won two of the last three conference championships since reviving their football program just 3 years ago. What an amazing feat. Army beat Air Force 10-7 to capture the Commander-In-Chief Trophy. Ball State beat Buffalo 38-28 to win the MAC. San Jose State finished the season 7-0 and won the MWC Title by beating Boise State 34-20. Oregon shocked Southern Cal in the Coliseum 31-24 to win the PAC 12. And Coastal Carolina finished the regular season 11-0 after the Sun Belt Championship game with Louisiana-Lafayette was canceled.