College Football Roundup Week 3: What It All Means. Welcome Back, Pac-12

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College Football Roundup Week 3: What It All Means. Welcome Back, Pac-12

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College Football Roundup Week 3: What It All Means. Welcome Back, Pac-12

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What It All Means: Week 3

And now we get going.

Oh thank the heavens.

We’re not totally done with the FBS vs FCS games, but we’re close as we finally get rid of most of the fluff.

It’s conference play time, and it couldn’t come fast enough.

It’s not like the first three weeks plus Week 0 weren’t without their charm – on the contrary, this is the most fun start to the college football season in a long, long time – but Week 3 sort of stalled.

There was the great end to Notre Dame and Cal – the Bears had a Hail Mary in their hands – and the Appalachian State catch and score in the final seconds to beat Troy was amazing.

The final few minutes of Syracuse’s wild win over Purdue was a blast, South Alabama blowing it against UCLA was fascinating, and …

Here we go. Everyone got their tune-ups in, and everyone knows what they have to work with.


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Again, not every matchup is brilliant – there are still seven FCS teams getting paychecks from FBS schools this weekend – but USC goes to play an unbeaten Oregon State team late on Saturday night.

Ohio State has to deal with a Wisconsin team that no one thinks has a shot to pull this off – even though it could.

Washington State could take its season up several notches if it can beat Oregon, Arkansas and Texas A&M are about to do what they do in Jerry World, Florida vs. Tennessee is more exciting than it’s been in years, and it all starts out on Saturday morning with unbeaten Maryland going to unbeaten Michigan and …

We’re up and rolling now. Welcome to Week 4.

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