College Football Saturday Open Game Thread: Week One

NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 10: Nick Saban the head coach of the Alabama Crimson Tide talks to the media during a press Conference on January 10, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

We're here! The opening Saturday of college football season. Consider the weekend booked as one of the best sports in the world kicks off a whole year of excitement. Today we have a host of really great early season matchups capped off by Alabama v Michigan or Kansas v South Dakota State depending on your preference.

Enjoy the day, enjoy the games and use this as an excuse to put off today what could be done tomorrow, or the next day for that matter. Full list of games, times and TV listings below. We'll kick things off with Navy v Notre Dame live from Ireland?

Notre Dame vs. Navy, 9:00 a.m.

Buffalo at #6 Georgia, 12:00 p.m., ESPN3

Marshall at #11 West Virginia, 12:00 p.m.

Miami (OH) at #18 Ohio State, 12:00 p.m., Big Ten Network

Troy at UAB, 12:00 p.m.

Appalachian State at East Carolina, 12:00 p.m.

Northwestern at Syracuse, 12:00 p.m., ESPN2

Ohio at Penn State, 12:00 p.m.

Western Michigan at Illinois, 12:00 p.m., ESPNU

Elon at North Carolina, 12:30 p.m.

Idaho State at Air Force, 2:00 p.m.

Nevada at California, 3:00 p.m., Pac-12 Network

William & Mary at Maryland, 3:00 p.m., ESPN3

Nicholls State at Oregon State, 3:00 p.m.

Richmond at Virginia, 3:00 p.m.

Northern Iowa at #12 Wisconsin, 3:30 p.m., Big Ten Network

Southern Miss at #17 Nebraska, 3:30 p.m., ABC & ESPN2

Bowling Green at #23 Florida, 3:30 p.m., ESPN

Tulsa at Iowa State, 3:30 p.m.

Miami (FL) at Boston College, 3:30 p.m., ABC & ESPN2

Iowa vs. Northern Illinois, 3:30 p.m., ESPNU

Eastern Kentucky at Purdue, 3:30 p.m., Big Ten Network

Colorado State vs. Colorado, 4:00 p.m., FX

Southern University at New Mexico, 5:00 p.m.

Murray State at #7 Florida State, 6:00 p.m., ESPN3

Youngstown State at Pittsburgh, 6:00 p.m., ESPN3

Liberty at Wake Forest, 6:30 p.m., ESPN3

North Texas at #3 LSU, 7:00 p.m., ESPNU

Jacksonville State at #10 Arkansas, 7:00 p.m.

#14 Clemson vs. Auburn, 7:00 p.m., ESPN

Savannah State at #19 Oklahoma State, 7:00 p.m.

Chattanooga at South Florida, 7:00 p.m., ESPN3

Austin Peay at Western Kentucky, 7:00 p.m., ESPN3

Southeastern Louisiana at Missouri, 7:00 p.m.

Central Arkansas at Ole Miss, 7:00 p.m.

Florida International at Duke, 7:00 p.m., ESPN3

Tennessee-Martin at Memphis, 7:00 p.m.

Lamar at Louisiana-Lafayette, 7:00 p.m.

Jackson State at Mississippi State, 7:00 p.m.

South Dakota State at Kansas, 7:00 p.m.

Northwestern State at Texas Tech, 7:00 p.m.

Missouri State at #22 Kansas State, 7:10 p.m.

Hawaii at #1 USC, 7:30 p.m.

#8 Michigan vs. #2 Alabama, 8:00 p.m., ABC

Wyoming at #15 Texas, 8:00 p.m., Longhorn Network

Indiana State at Indiana, 8:00 p.m., Big Ten Network

Texas State at Houston, 8:00 p.m.

Rutgers at Tulane, 8:00 p.m.

Weber State at Fresno State, 10:00 p.m.

#4 Oklahoma at UTEP, 10:30 p.m.

Arkansas State at #5 Oregon, 10:30 p.m., ESPN

Toledo at Arizona, 10:30 p.m., ESPNU

San Diego State at Washington, 10:30 p.m., Pac-12 Network

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