With no big-name matchups scheduled to be played under the lights this week (unless you're really into that bitter rivalry between Idaho and New Mexico State), most college football fans will turn their attention to the afternoon slate of games for their NCAA fix this Saturday.
That being said, this week's afternoon schedule will be one of the more entertaining sets of games we've had so far this season.
The upcoming week provides us with several key conference matchups that should make for an exciting day of football. The conference portion of the schedule usually has the most tightly-contested games, as teams see each other year in and year out.
Along with the matchups, I've listed the spread for each game next to the home team. Of course, these lines are for recreational purposes only (unless you're in Vegas for the weekend.)
Conference play is in full swing, and teams are fighting for bragging rights. Without further ado, here are the five biggest college football games of the upcoming weekend...
(*All point spreads are consensus lines from Las Vegas sportsbooks per Covers.com at the time of this article's publication.)