Every college football fan knows that the real meat and potatoes of the season takes place in the heart of fall, when conference play provides a plethora of rivalries and title implications.
But with each passing season we are blessed to have a host of noteworthy games that litter the schedule in September. Inter-conference foes get together. Unfamiliar in-state opponents square off. And, if we're lucky, a new grudge match or two begins to form.
And what better time to forge these than right off the bat.
Here's the 25-best games to look out for on the opening weekend of the 2010 college football season.
Note: All games take place on Saturday, Sept. 4, unless otherwise stated.
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