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What Huskies fans should be on the lookout for on the first Saturday of college football season!

Bob Diaco and the UConn Huskies will be resting easy at 1-0 with a chance to watch many future opponents today.
Bob Diaco and the UConn Huskies will be resting easy at 1-0 with a chance to watch many future opponents today.
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With UConn's opening weekend game already complete, there's still a whole Saturday filled with college football to watch. There's even a Sunday game and a very high-profile Monday night game as well.

In Friday CFB action, Army, the Huskies next opponent who will be visiting PAWS ARF on September 12, lost to FCS Fordham last night. Conference-mate SMU gave Baylor all they could handle. It's looking like it might be a good thing the Mustangs aren't on UConn's schedule.

We've outlined a few matchups that should be of particular interest to Husky fans, and a couple that should just be generally interesting.

12pm, CBS Sports: Colgate at Navy - Check out the pageantry of a Navy game in Annapolis and get an early look at the newest member of the AAC. UConn will be hosting Navy on Saturday, September 26.

3:30pm, ESPN: Penn State at Temple - This is one of the best non-conference games in all of the AAC. Temple has a chance to earn a marquee win for the conference against a Big Ten team, and could very well do it. The Huskies won't be meeting Temple until the final game of the season.

3:30pm, ABC: BYU at Nebraska - UConn will be making a trip to Provo in about a month for a Friday night tilt with the Mormons. They open the season with what should be a solid Nebraska team. BYU lost dual-threat QB Taysom Hill to injury last year, and are expecting big things with his return.

4pm, SEC Network: Southeast Missouri State at Missouri - UConn will be visiting Faurot Field after next weekend's Army game. The Tigers should make easy work of their opponent today, but it will be good to get an early look at this future opponent to see if there might be a chink in their armor.

7pm, ESPN: Arizona State at Texas A&M - There are a bunch of AAC teams playing on ESPN3 at 6pm and at 7pm, but they are all facing FCS opponents and your game-streaming experience can vary. Instead check out this match-up between two exciting football teams. Arizona State is supposed to bet one of the better teams in the country this year and will have to prove it today in this tough opening matchup in Houston.

8pm, ABC: Wisconsin vs. Alabama - This game is being played in Texas, obviously, because college football is all about enriching the lives of student-athletes by having teams from Wisconsin and Alabama make long trips (1,000 miles for Wisonsin, 600+ for the Tide) for a season opener so you can sell a few more tickets. Oh wait- you couldn't even do that.

Having been to AT&T Stadium, site of the 2014 Men's Basketball national championship and also for some reason this Alabama-Wisconsin football game, I can confirm that it is located a solid half-hour drive from Dallas. So unless you want to take expensive and time-consuming cab rides to and fro, you aren't really experiencing another city and its culture/attractions. You're basically visiting a glorified Machester, Connecticut with a massive football stadium plopped in. I am so glad we won a national championship there otherwise it would have been a horribly unenjoyable trip.

At any rate, it is still probably the marquee game of this day, and most of the college football world will be watching. You're going to want to as well.

Sat, Sept 5, 2015
12:00 PM ET
CBSS
Colgate at Navy
12:00 PM ET
ESPNN
Norfolk State at Rutgers
12:00 PM ET
ESPNU
Richmond at Maryland
12:00 PM ET
BTN
Illinois State at Iowa
12:00 PM ET
FSN
South Dakota State at Kansas
12:00 PM ET
SECN
Tennessee-Martin at (17) Mississippi
12:00 PM ET
SECN
Louisiana-Monroe at (9) Georgia
12:00 PM ET
ESPN
(21) Stanford at Northwestern
12:30 PM ET
ESPN3
Wofford at (12) Clemson
1:00 PM ET
ESPN3
Youngstown State at Pittsburgh
1:00 PM ET
ESPN3
Maine at Boston College
2:00 PM ET
PAC12
Portland State at Washington State
3:30 PM ET
ESPN3
Howard at Appalachian State
3:30 PM ET
ESPN3
Presbyterian at Miami (OH)
3:30 PM ET
ESPN3
Albany at Buffalo
3:30 PM ET
ESPN
Penn State at Temple
3:30 PM ET
ABC
BYU at Nebraska
3:30 PM ET
RSRM
Morgan State at Air Force
3:30 PM ET
CBSS
Florida Atlantic at Tulsa
3:30 PM ET
ASN
Wagner at Rice
3:30 PM ET
ESPN3
Old Dominion at Eastern Michigan
3:30 PM ET
FOX
Virginia at (13) UCLA
3:30 PM ET
FSN
Sam Houston State at Texas Tech
3:30 PM ET
CBS
Louisville vs.
(Atlanta, GA)
(6) Auburn
3:30 PM ET
ESPNU
UTEP at (18) Arkansas
4:00 PM ET
ESPNN
Southern Illinois at Indiana
4:00 PM ET
TBA
North Dakota at Wyoming
4:00 PM ET
MWC
Savannah State at Colorado State
4:00 PM ET
SECN
Bowling Green vs.
(Nashville, TN)
(25) Tennessee
4:00 PM ET
SECN
Southeast Missouri State at (24) Missouri
5:00 PM ET
PAC12
Grambling State at Cal
6:00 PM ET
ESPN3
Gardner-Webb at South Alabama
6:00 PM ET
ESPN3
Towson at East Carolina
6:00 PM ET
ESPN3
Troy at NC State
6:00 PM ET
ESPN3
Bethune-Cookman at Miami (FL)
7:00 PM ET
ESPN3
Florida A&M at South Florida
7:00 PM ET
ESPN3
Missouri State at Memphis
7:00 PM ET
ESPN3
Alabama A&M at Cincinnati
7:00 PM ET
TBA
Mississippi Valley State at New Mexico
7:00 PM ET
CUSA Network
Jackson State at Middle Tennessee
7:00 PM ET
ASN
Southern at Louisiana Tech
7:00 PM ET
PPV
Akron at (19) Oklahoma
7:00 PM ET
ESPN
(15) Arizona State vs.
(Houston, TX)
Texas A&M
7:00 PM ET
ESPNU
Louisiana-Lafayette at Kentucky
7:10 PM ET
PPV
South Dakota at Kansas State
7:30 PM ET
CBSS
UNLV at Northern Illinois
7:30 PM ET
FSN
Georgia Southern at West Virginia
7:30 PM ET
NBC
Texas at (11) Notre Dame
7:30 PM ET
ESPN
McNeese State at (14) LSU
7:30 PM ET
SECN
New Mexico State at Florida
8:00 PM ET
MWC
San Diego at San Diego State
8:00 PM ET
ESPN3
Tennessee Tech at Houston
8:00 PM ET
ESPNN
Texas State at (10) Florida State
8:00 PM ET
Cyclones.tv
Northern Iowa at Iowa State
8:00 PM ET
ABC
Wisconsin vs.
(Dallas, TX)
(3) Alabama
8:00 PM ET
PAC12
Eastern Washington at (7) Oregon
10:00 PM ET
FS1
Mississippi State at Southern Miss
11:00 PM ET
PAC12
Arkansas State at (8) USC
Sun, Sept 6, 2015
3:00 PM ET
FS1
Purdue at Marshall
Mon, Sept 7, 2015
8:00 PM ET
ESPN
(1) Ohio State at Virginia Tech

GO HUSKIES!