5 Underdogs to Keep in Mind for NCAA Football's Opening Week

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5 Underdogs to Keep in Mind for NCAA Football's Opening Week
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Griffin and the Bears are out for revenge against TCU

The opening week of college football is always an exciting time for those wager-savvy types as such fans have several weeks to analyze, prepare and predict which teams are going to do what.

While teams like Boise and Missouri look to own the blueprint for holding up the flag for the favorites and covering the number, there are a few underdogs around the nation that are worth a look in Week 1.

Last season, underdogs owned 21 of the FBS games in the opening week while favorites covered the spread in 17 of the games with a couple of ties.

This season, it's anybody's guess whether the favorites will cover the numbers and beat the underdogs as a whole by the end of the weekend, but here's a few of those "dogs" to keep your eye on.

Read on for the reasons why.

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