At long last, the new college football season is here! Every team will start anew hoping to achieve victory and glory, and cheerleaders’ pom-poms will be shaking from coast to coast.
In the Atlantic Coast Conference, the defending champion #1 Clemson Tigers 🐅 defeated the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets 🐝 on Thursday night, 52-14. On Saturday the Florida State Seminoles 🏹 play the Boise State Broncos 🐴 in Tallahassee, the South Carolina Gamecocks 🐓 head to Bank of America stadium in Charlotte to play the North Carolina Tar Heels 🦶, and the Louisville Cardinals 🐦 host the #9 Notre Dame Fighting Irish ☘️.
The Big Ten has the Purdue Boilermakers 🍺 playing the Nevada Wolf Pack 🐺 in Reno, the #5 Ohio State Buckeyes 🍂 hosting Lane Kiffin and the Florida Atlantic Owls 🦉 , the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders 🔵⚪️ play the #7 Michigan Wolverines 🦡 in Ann Arbor, and the Northwestern Wildcats 🐈 are on the road at the #25 Stanford Cardinal 🚩.
The Southeastern Conference features the Duke Blue Devils 😈 at the #2 Alabama Crimson Tide 🐘, the #3 Georgia Bulldogs 🐶 at the Vanderbilt Commodores ⚓️, the Ole Miss Rebels 🤠 at the Memphis Tigers 🐯, and the LSU Tigers 🐅 hosting the Georgia Southern Eagles 🦅.
In the Big 12, the Houston Cougars 😺 play the #4 Oklahoma Sooners 👨🏻🌾 in Norman, the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 🐶 head to Austin to take on the Texas Longhorns 🐂, the Oklahoma State Cowboys 🤠 are facing the Oregon State Beavers 🐿 on the road in Corvallis, and my Texas Tech Red Raiders 🔴⚫️ are hosting the Montana State Bobcats 🐈 in Lubbock.
And finally, in the Pac-12 the Colorado Buffaloes 🐃 head to Denver to face the Colorado State Rams 🐏 , the #14 Utah Utes 🏹 defeated the BYU Cougars 🐆 on Thursday night in the Holy War by a final score of 30-12, the Fresno State Bulldogs 🐶 play the USC Trojans ⚔️ in Los Angeles, Mike Leach and the #23 Washington State Cougars 😺 host the visiting New Mexico State Aggies 🤠, and in what promises to be a clash of the titans, the #11 Oregon Ducks 🦆 have a showdown with the #16 Auburn Tigers 🐅 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
All in all, plenty of reasons to turn those frowns upside down and be of good cheer. 😎
Keep Calm and Guns Up!! 👆