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Best week 4 college football games

Folks, it was a Saturday for the ages. It was a college football Saturday, and therefore the best Saturday there has been—until next Saturday, when college football will once again rush and tumble and leap across our TV screens.

We saw some epic games. If you have DISH, you saw them exactly how you wanted to. Maybe you watched four of the 3:30 games at the same time in Sports Bar Mode. Maybe you watched on your phone with DISH Anywhere while you were at a family barbecue. No judgment! You have to watch college football while you can.

Drama, Destruction, Collapse

If you were watching last week, you were duly rewarded. There was drama: #24 Florida beat #23 Tennessee on a 63-yard hail mary pass in the final seconds of the fourth quarter. The #5 Trojans of USC beat Texas 27-24 in double overtime. And UCLA took its momentum coming off two surprise wins and crashed mightily into Memphis. The lead went back and forth into the fourth quarter until the Tigers prevailed 48-45. Memphis has now entered the rankings at #24. This is why you always watch to the end.

In addition to drama, there was wanton destruction and plain collapse. Clemson just walked all over Louisville, for example. They won 47-21, and now the Tigers are ranked #2. Meanwhile, Mississippi State made it look easy against LSU, winning 37-7. That was unexpected. The Bulldogs make their debut at #15 in the rankings. The TCU Horned Frogs wrangled the SMU Mustangs 56-36. And Penn State beat Georgia State 56-0, because why not.

What’s ahead next week? More of the same big plays, clutch moves, stunning chokes, victory laps, and marching bands. Here’s what we’ll be watching this Saturday.

Washington v Colorado
10pm on FS1

The Buffaloes have their first tough opponent after a cushy nonleague schedule. The Huskies look like they’re firing on all cylinders.

Stanford v UCLA
10:30pm on ESPN

The Bruins lost to Memphis, and Stanford lost to San Diego State University. Who will save face by winning this week?

Penn State v Iowa
7:30pm on ABC

The Nittany Lions face their first true challenge.

TCU v Oklahoma State
3:30pm on ABC, ESPN, ESPN2

Two 3-0 teams square off for more than just Big 12 bragging rights. Oklahoma State is looking like a CFB contender.

Kentucky v Florida
7 or 7:30pm on ESPN2, ESPNU or SEC Network

The undefeated Wildcats face their strongest opponent to date.

Georgia v Mississippi State
7pm on ESPN

Mississippi State is new to the top 25 this week after beating LSU. How will that hold up?

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