Need some help deciding which college football games to watch? Look no further. Each Friday, Times contributor Chuck Schilken handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on the weekend's menu of games:
South Florida (9-1) at No. 15 Central Florida (10-0), 12:30 p.m., Channel 7
Standing between Central Florida and its first-ever undefeated regular season is American Athletic Conference rival South Florida, whose only loss this season was by four points to Houston. The winner is AAC East champ and gets "War on I-4" bragging rights.
Mike Riley could be coaching his last game with Nebraska. The Cornhuskers haven't won fewer than five games in a season since 1961.
12:30 p.m.: New Mexico at San Diego State, CBSSN.
In men's water polo, these are the top seeds for the upcoming NCAA championship tournament; in football, both teams need a win to become bowl eligible. Attention UCLA and Jedd Fisch: Cal is 2-0 against interim head coaches this season.
5 p.m.: No. 25 Virginia Tech at Virginia, ESPN; Texas Tech at Texas, Channel 11.
Ohio State can keep its slim College Football Playoff hopes alive with a big win here. Third-year Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh seeks his first win in "The Game" and will probably have to rely on third-string quarterback John O'Korn.
9 a.m.: No. 7
No. 1 Alabama (11-0) at No. 6
This Iron Bowl has massive playoff implications. The winner plays Georgia for the Southeastern Conference title, meaning Auburn could earn an additional chance to impress the CFP committee.
These rivals will play for the Milk Can trophy this week and then for the
12:30 p.m.: No. 5
A huge late-season game against Notre Dame could give Stanford’s Bryce Love a boost in the
No. 13 Washington State (9-2) at No. 17 Washington (9-2), 5 p.m., Channel 11
Washington has won the Apple Cup four years in a row, but a Washington State win gives the Cougars the Pac-12 North title. Otherwise, Stanford faces USC in the conference championship game.
6 p.m.: Brigham Young at