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College Football Week 10 Schedule: Why do so many top-10 teams have a bye?

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Aside from Florida-Georgia, it’s slim pickings this week for college football fans.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: OCT 27 Florida v Georgia Photo by David Rosenblum/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Are you looking for a good college football game this week? Well, we hate to break it to you but you really only have one option today. Georgia and Florida will meet in the World’s Biggest Cocktail Party this afternoon, but outside of that there really aren’t many notable games this Saturday.

In fact, six of the top ten teams are on byes this week, including the top three of Alabama, LSU, and Ohio State. That leaves Clemson as the highest-ranked team in action today, and they are playing FCS Wofford.

So in the afternoon, tune in for Florida-Georgia, which is a top-ten matchup for the second year in a row. However, the 2018 game was the first time since 2012 that both teams were ranked during the matchup and the first top-ten game since 2008.

The evening also has a game between ranked teams out in the AAC, where SMU and Memphis meet. That’s probably your best bet for a competitive game this evening, so strap in for some not-so-stirring football all day long!

College Football Week 13 Schedule

Visiting Team Home Team Venue City Kickoff Time (ET) TV Network
Visiting Team Home Team Venue City Kickoff Time (ET) TV Network
#8 Penn State #2 Ohio State Ohio Stadium Columbus, OH 12:00 PM FOX
Western Carolina #5 Alabama Bryant-Denny Stadium Tuscaloosa, AL 12:00 PM ESPN
#10 Minnesota Northwestern Ryan Field Evanston, IL 12:00 PM ABC
Samford #15 Auburn Jordan-Hare Stadium Auburn, AL 12:00 PM SEC Network
Illinois #17 Iowa Kinnick Stadium Iowa City, IA 12:00 PM BTN
Oklahoma #21 State West Virginia Milan Puskar Stadium Morgantown, VA 12:00 PM ESPN2
Kansas #22 Iowa State Jack Trice Stadium Ames, IA 12:00 PM FSN Regional
Boston College #16 Notre Dame Notre Dame Stadium South Bend, IN 2:30 PM NBCSN
Texas State #24 Appalachian State Kidd Brewer Stadium Boone, NC 2:30 PM ESPN+
Texas A&M #4 Georgia Sanford Stadium Athens, GA 3:30 PM CBS
Texas #14 Baylor McLane Stadium Waco, TX 3:30 PM FOX Sports 1
#13 Michigan Indiana Memorial Stadium Bloomington, IN 3:30 PM ESPN
#25 SMU Navy Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium Annapolis, MD 3:30 PM CBSSN
UCLA #23 USC LA Memorial Coliseum Los Angeles, CA 3:30 PM ABC
Purdue #12 Wisconsin Camp Randall Stadium Madison, WI 4:00 PM FOX
#18 Memphis South Florida Raymond James Stadium Tampa, FL 4:00 PM ESPNU
Arkansas #1 LSU Tiger Stadium Baton Rouge, LA 7:00 PM ESPN
Temple #19 Cincinnati Nippert Stadium Cincinnati, OH 7:00 PM ESPN2
#6 Oregon Arizona State Sun Devil Stadium Tempe, AZ 7:30 PM ABC
TCU #9 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium Norman, OK 8:00 PM FOX
#7 Utah Arizona Arizona Stadium Tucson, AZ 10:00 PM FOX Sports 1
#20 Boise State Utah State Maverik Stadium Logan, UT 10:30 PM CBSSN