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College football's opening onslaught is on.

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No. 2 TCU 23, Minnesota 17: The most pivotal matchup of the 2014 season (as far as the post-head-to-head arguments between Baylor and TCU fans were concerned, at least) also happens to be the Playoff pick's top non-conference game this season.

How'd they look? Well, Heisman contender Trevone Boykin looked jittery, frequently overthrowing receivers, but that remodeled Big 12 defense held up respectably against the foreign attack that is one of the Big Ten's most Big Ten offenses. Until the end. Improvement is needed. [TCU recapMinnesota recap3 things to know]

South Carolina 17, North Carolina 13 after these amazingly identical end zone INTs: The main thing to know about this game is those INTs, which turned a game the Heels should've won into a total baffler. Steve Spurrier isn't the proudest he's ever been, acknowledging after the game, "The football gods smiled on the Gamecocks tonight." [South Carolina recapUNC recap]

Utah 24, Michigan 17: The Wolverines looked sporadic on offense, with new quarterback Jake Rudock throwing three picks under frequent torment. The Utes' defensive front, supposedly undergoing great overhaul, didn't miss a beat, but then again it was only Michigan's offense.

Oh, it was Jim Harbaugh's first game. He dropped a bunch of play sheets at one point, and that was pretty funny. His first on-field act as Michigan head coach: taking pregame snaps at quarterback. [Michigan recap3 things to know]

The rest of your FBS final scores

No. 22 Arizona 42, UTSA 32 [Arizona recap]

Ball State 48, VMI 36 [Ball State recap]

Duke 37, Tulane 7

FIU 15, UCF 14, and then the Panthers hit us with the first Gatorade shower of the year [UCF recap]

Fresno State 34, Abilene Christian 13

Georgia Tech 69 (nice), Alcorn State 6 [Georgia Tech recap]

Hawaii 28, Colorado 20 on one of the dumbest endings you'll ever see

Nevada 31, UC Davis 17 [Nevada recap]

Ohio 45, Idaho 28 [Ohio recap]

Oklahoma State 24, Central Michigan 13 [Central Michigan recap]

San Jose State 43, New Hampshire 13

Toledo was beating Stony Brook, 16-7, but due to weather, the game will probably not be finished

UConn 20, Villanova 15 [UConn recapVillanova recap]

Utah State 12, Southern Utah 9

Wake Forest 41, Elon 3 [Wake Forest recap]

Western Kentucky 14, Vanderbilt 12, and you don't really need to watch any more of the Dores this year [WKU recapVandy recap]

The weekend's three funnest things so far

This Tulane punt snap really might be the worst ever. That's not even Internet speak.

We're pretty sure Conference USA's Western Kentucky had more fans at Vanderbilt than Vandy did, for a while at least.

And here's the Gamecock offense starting 2015 with a delay of game. After 250 days of prep!

The rest of the schedule

The full thing's here, but here are just the games with rankings implications. In some cases, those implications are generously assessed.

Time Road Home TV Streaming
7 p.m. ET No. 4 Baylor SMU ESPN
7 p.m. ET No. 5 Michigan State Western Michigan ESPNU
10:15 p.m. ET Washington No. 23 Boise State ESPN
Time Road Home TV Streaming
Noon ET Louisiana-Monroe No. 9 Georgia SEC Network
Noon ET Tennessee-Martin No. 17 Ole Miss SEC Network
Noon ET No. 21 Stanford Northwestern ESPN
12:30 p.m. ET Wofford No. 12 Clemson ACC Network
3:30 p.m. ET Louisville No. 6 Auburn CBS
3:30 p.m. ET Virginia No. 13 UCLA FOX
3:30 p.m. ET UTEP No. 18 Arkansas ESPNU
3:30 p.m. ET BYU Nebraska ABC
3:30 p.m. ET Penn State Temple ESPN
4 p.m. ET Southeast Missouri State No. 24 Missouri SEC Network
4 p.m. ET Bowling Green No. 25 Tennessee SEC Network
7 p.m.. ET No. 15 Arizona State Texas A&M ESPN
7 p.m. ET Akron No. 19 Oklahoma FSN PPV
7 p.m. ET Alabama A&M Cincinnati FCSN/FSOH
7:30 p.m. ET Texas No. 11 Notre Dame NBC
7:30 p.m. ET McNeese State No. 14 LSU SEC Network
7:30 p.m. ET Georgia Southern West Virginia FSN Affilliates
7:30 p.m. ET New Mexico State Florida SEC Network
7:30 p.m. ET UNLV Northern Illinois CBS Sports Network
8 p.m. ET No. 20 Wisconsin No. 3 Alabama ABC
8 p.m. ET Eastern Washington No. 7 Oregon Pac-12 Networks
8 p.m. ET Texas State No. 10 Florida State ESPNews
10 p.m. ET Mississippi State Southern Mississippi Fox Sports 1
11 p.m. ET Arkansas State No. 8 USC Pac-12 Networks
Time Road Home TV Streaming
3 p.m. ET Purdue Marshall Fox Sports 1
Time Road Home TV Streaming
8 p.m. ET No. 1 Ohio State Virginia Tech ESPN

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