Father’s Day seems like the right time to start thinking about CFB Week 1, right?
Let’s speculate on how many Top 25 teams (using whoever’s rankings by then you wish) will no longer be Top 25 after Week 1, and who all will move into that list that week.
Here are the choices:
Thursday, August 30, 2012 South Carolina at Vanderbilt 7:00 PM UCF at Akron 7:00 PM Eastern Michigan at Ball St. 7:00 PM Northern Colorado at Utah 7:15 PM Texas A&M vs. Louisiana Tech (at Shreveport, LA) 7:30 PM UCLA at Rice 7:30 PM Massachusetts at Connecticut 7:30 PM Southern Illinois at Eastern Illinois 7:30 PM South Dakota Mines at North Dakota 8:00 PM Azusa Pacific at UC-Davis 9:00 PM Chadron St. at Montana St. 9:00 PM Washington St. at BYU 10:15 PM Northern Arizona at Arizona St. 10:30 PM Minnesota at UNLV 11:00 PM Friday, August 31, 2012 Villanova at Temple 7:00 PM NC State vs. Tennessee (at Atlanta, GA) 7:30 PM Boise St. at Michigan St. 8:00 PM San Jose St. at Stanford 10:00 PM Saturday, September 01, 2012 Notre Dame vs. Navy (at Dublin, Ireland) 9:00 AM Ohio at Penn St. 12:00 PM Northwestern at Syracuse 12:00 PM Appalachian St. at East Carolina 12:00 PM Western Michigan at Illinois 12:00 PM Miami (OH) at Ohio St. 12:00 PM Elon at North Carolina 12:30 PM Nicholls St. at Oregon St. 3:00 PM Nevada at California 3:00 PM Richmond at Virginia 3:00 PM William & Mary at Maryland 3:00 PM Miami (FL) at Boston College 3:30 PM Southern Miss at Nebraska 3:30 PM Iowa vs. Northern Illinois (at Chicago, IL) 3:30 PM Eastern Kentucky at Purdue 3:30 PM Northern Iowa at Wisconsin 3:30 PM South Dakota at Montana 3:30 PM Colorado St. vs. Colorado (at Denver, CO) 4:00 PM Murray St. at Florida St. 6:00 PM Youngstown St. at Pittsburgh 6:00 PM Liberty at Wake Forest 6:30 PM Clemson vs. Auburn (at Atlanta, GA) 7:00 PM FIU at Duke 7:00 PM Chattanooga at USF 7:00 PM San Diego at Cal-Poly 7:00 PM Hawai'i at USC 7:30 PM Alabama vs. Michigan (at Arlington, TX) 8:00 PM Rutgers at Tulane 8:00 PM Indiana St. at Indiana 8:00 PM Texas St. at Houston 8:00 PM Carroll at Portland St. 8:00 PM Arkansas St. at Oregon 10:30 PM Oklahoma at UTEP 10:30 PM Toledo at Arizona 10:30 PM San Diego St. at Washington 10:30 PM Sunday, September 02, 2012 Bethune-Cookman vs. Alabama St. (at Orlando, FL) 12:00 PM Kentucky at Louisville 3:30 PM SMU at Baylor 6:30 PM Monday, September 03, 2012 Georgia Tech at Virginia Tech 8:00 PM
Some early preferences: