Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. Each Friday, The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday's menu of games:
Air Force (1-4) at Navy (2-1)
8:30 a.m., Channel 2
It is one thing to shut down the government and national monuments but quite another to impede on the Saturday ritual of watching college football. We can't say it took an act of
Maryland football has been brought out of moth balls just in time to get exposed on national television by a superior
No. 6 Georgia (3-1) at Tennessee (3-2)
12:30 p.m., Channel 2
Tennessee has no chance to win but is riding high after
4:30 p.m., Channel 4
This is the latest stop on a world tour aimed to spread the goal-line gospel of Notre Dame football from Dublin to Dallas. This game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington should help fill void of the
3 p.m.: Oregon at Colorado, Pac-12.
4 p.m.: Mississippi at Auburn, ESPNU; Arkansas at Florida, ESPN2; Louisiana State at Mississippi, ESPN; Texas Christian at Oklahoma, Channel 11.
4:30 p.m.: Kentucky at South Carolina, FS West; Louisiana Tech at Texas El Paso, CBSSN.
5 p.m., Channel 7
Northwestern is trying to open 5-0 in consecutive seasons for the first time since 1904 and '05. The trick will be getting past an Ohio State team that has won 28 of the last 29 games in the series — the last three by the scores of 54-10, 58-7 and 45-10. Northwestern should get a backfield boost with the return of Venric Mark, who has missed the last three games with a leg injury.
No. 15 Washington at No. 5 Stanford (4-0)
7:30 p.m., ESPN
Washington handed Stanford one of its two defeats last season, 17-13, at Seattle. The difference now is Kevin Hogan has taken over at quarterback for Josh Nunes. Hogan is 9-0 as Stanford's starter and has rolled through one ranked team after another en route to last season's
5 p.m.: West Virginia at Baylor, FS1.