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The Solid Verbal: Your Week 1 preview and picking guide!

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It's finally heeeeeerrrrre!!!

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With the season FINALLY here, let's run down all of the biggest matchups and try to answer the following questions:

• What will USC, under Clay Helton (officially) for the first time look like with new QB Max Browne as they take on Nick Saban and top ranked Alabama?

• Which ground game - Oklahoma's or Houston's - will get the best of their week one matchup?

• Is there a reason, beyond being the home team, to like Texas vs Notre Dame?

• Just how many times will LSU RB Leonard Fournette be tempted to do the Lambeau Leap against Wisconsin?

• Will Clemson QB Deshaun Watson come out looking like his 2015 self on the road vs what should be a fiesty Auburn defense?

• Will Georgia RB Nick Chubb look rusty as he returns from injury against a vulnerable North Carolina defense?

• Can UCLA QB Josh Rosen handle both a fierce Texas A&M defensive line and extremely loud Aggie crowd at Kyle Field?

• Is Deandre Francois the long term solution for the Seminoles as Florida State takes on Ole Miss?

And much more!