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GameDay Kickoff: Which conference has the most to gain in Week 1?

Strength of schedule matters to the College Football Playoff selection committee. Which conferences can take advantage of nonconference games in Week 1?

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Boise State wins in Petersen's return (1:53)
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College heavyweights preparing to square off this weekend (2:43)
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Pac-12 vs. SEC on display in Houston (1:51)
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Breaking down the top games of the weekend (8:28)
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CFB Picks of the Week: Week 1 (1:51)

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Get ready for GameDay

Just in case you weren't excited enough about the return of college football, let country artist Big and Rich pump you up.

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It's GameDay! LSU vs. McNeese State at 6:30 pm CT on SEC Network Alternate channel and WatchESPN.com. #GeauxTigers

Gators to use Hargreaves on offense, too

Florida CB Vernon Hargreaves III will apparently get the chance to use his star power on the offensive side of the ball as well. Coach Jim McElwain told SI: "This guy loves to practice. He's not a prima donna, which really to me is what sets him apart. I'll go ahead and tell you, but we've got packages for him on offense, too."

10+ Morgan State players ruled ineligible

An NCAA review showed the student-athletes didn't meet the necessary academic requirements, according to the Baltimore Sun, and at least 10 of the players were on the football team. AD Floyd Kerr said the school is working to get the players reinstated, but there is no timetable for restoration.

Boise St. escapes with win over ex-coach

Washington's game-tying field goal attempt in the closing seconds was inches wide as Chris Petersen falls 16-13 against No. 23 Boise State.

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Petersen falls in return to Boise State

Cameron Van Winkle missed a potential game-tying 46-yard field goal as No. 23 Boise State held on to beat Washington -- and former coach Chris Petersen -- 16-13.

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Chris Low ESPN Senior Staff Writer 

Tough loss for Chris Petersen, especially to have a chance there at the end. But he made the rounds seeking out Boise players and coaches afterward. All class.

Fordham gets first win over Army

Back in 1891, the Black Knights beat the Rams for the program's first win. Friday, Fordham finally got a win over West Point. Fordham, a FCS school, also defeated FBS opponent Temple two years ago.

Washington's special teams shines again

The Huskies followed a 76-yard punt return TD with a punt block to tighten the game at Bronco Stadium. Boise State's lead is down to three in the fourth quarter on ESPN.

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Oregon State runs away from Weber State

True freshman Seth Collins threw for two TDs and rushed for 152 yards to guide the Beavers to a 26-7 win.

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Washington returns punt for 76-yard TD

With the help of some huge blocks, Dante Pettis sped down the sideline to pull Washington within a score. Boise State leads 16-10 at the end of the third quarter.

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