Across The Empire: Your Saturday Early Games Thread

One week in the books, and if you thought the B1G squeaked by last week and were kind of discouraged bout what happened, this week could downright depressing. Your B1G games are:

Gametime (CST)
Network
Visitor
Home
Ted's Abridged Preview
11:00
ESPN2
UCF
Ohio State
UCF gettin' Urbanated
11:00
BTN
New Hampshire
Minnesota
No FCS Loss This Year
11:00
ABC
Penn State
Virginia
Vigininia's Bad. PSU is worse
2:30
ESPNU
MSU
Central Michigan
Le'Veon Bell takes early Heisman lead
2:30
ESPN or ABC
Air Force
Michigan
Don't overlook the Academy
2:30
NBC
Purdue
Notre Dame
Fuck Notre Dame. Purdue still loses, though.
2:30
ESPN3
Indiana
UMass
Please don't lose, Indiana
2:30
BTN
Iowa State
Iowa
U mad when U lose, Iowa?
3:00
FX
Wisconsin
Oregon State
Bielema rides dickishness to win
6:30
Fox
Nebraska
UCLA
AIRBHG aims for Iowa, hits Nebraska
7:00 BTN Vanderbilt Northwestern

It's all right, it's okay, we'll all work for them someday

9:30 ESPN Illinois Arizona State Todd Graham is a dick. Please win Becks

If I'm going straight off of last weeks' games, the only teams I have full faith and confidence in are OSU, Illinois, Purdue, and Nebraska. The B1G should go at least 10-2, but if I wake up Sunday morning and I see that the conference was under water with say a 5-7 or 4-8 record, I wouldn't be surprised.

The Minnesota, Penn State, Purdue, Iowa, Indiana, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Northwestern, and Illinois worry me. The latter ones simply for the fact that Wiscosin, Nebraska, and Illinois are out west, and as a conference weird things happen out there to us. Purdue has a tough draw against perennial September National Champions Notre Dame, Minnesota and Indiana shit themselves against terrible teams with regularity, and Penn State has entered The Dark Times. If the Iowa-Iowa State game were in Ames, Iowa State would be favored and I can totally see Iowa losing this game, Vanderbilt was quite possibly a terrible non-PI call away from upsetting South Carolina, while Northwestern built up a huge lead against Syracuse, only to give all back and actually need to come from behind to win.

And OSU and Michigan, I'm keeping my eye on you. If OSU comes out against UCF like they did against Miami, they'll be down a lot more than just 3 points, and Michigan. Oh, Michigan. Air Force runs the option, you're still licking your wounds from last week. This game is going to be closer than people think. Stay focused, okay?

Now watch all of those teams win and MSU shit the bed.

You know the drill on the no-nos: No racism, no sexism, no homophobia, no personal attacks, no pornography, no politics, and no illegal Internet streams of the games. Basically, don't be a dick. Other than that, have at it.

Enjoy the games, everybody!

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