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The 2023 college football season is set to deliver an array of thrilling matchups that fans won’t want to miss. My wife and I have compiled a list of the five must-see games to mark on your calendar.
First up is the highly anticipated showdown between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Texas Longhorns scheduled for September 9. Both teams boast a rich history and powerhouse status. The game will be played in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, setting the stage for an unforgettable battle between these two titanic programs.
The following week, on September 16, fans should tune into the Tennessee Volunteers’ clash against the Florida Gators. This rivalry seems to be turning in Tennessee’s favor, and the contest will take place in Gainesville, Florida. Both programs, fueled by fiery coaches that are committed to establishing themselves as national contenders once again. Tennessee has not beaten the Gators at home since 2003, hoping to snap the 9 game road skid.
Another marquee matchup to watch will be the Notre Dame Fighting Irish traveling to face the Ohio State Buckeyes on September 23. This game has the perfect blend of tradition, power, and coaching prowess, with Notre Dame’s Marcus Freeman and Ohio State’s Ryan Day squaring off. Buckle up for a thrilling, high-stakes contest between these two storied programs.
Head West for a must-see Pac-12 battle between the USC Trojans and the Oregon Ducks on October 7. Taking place in Eugene, where the Ducks are 73-11 since 2010, this matchup promises to showcase two of the most fascinating teams on the West Coast.
Finally, on October 21, the Utah Utes and USC Trojans will keep their hatred for each other going. The two teams have been part of the recent college football lore. The contest will be played in the Coliseum, and should provide fans with a gripping clash between these programs.
These five games encapsulate the excitement and passion that make college football so beloved. Make sure to mark your calendars and don’t miss a minute of these exhilarating matchups.