Break out the chips and cold drinks but let Mike Hiserman handle the remote. The Times’ deputy sports editor handicaps what’s worth watching, and skipping, on the weekend’s menu of games.
USC at Utah, 6 p.m., FS1
Will new starting quarterback Sam Darnold fare better than new USC Coach Clayton Helton has? Does receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster need to introduce himself to Darnold or first-year offensive coordinator Tee Martin, or will getting the ball to the team’s star receiver finally be part of the game plan? Can the Trojans manage sustain a drive without stalling because of a false start...