The biggest opening weekend in college football history is finally here. With the season kicking into full swing on Thursday, fans everywhere are excited to get their first glimpse of their favorite team in 2016.
In anticipation of the marquee match ups on this week’s slate of games — which includes ranked battles like Alabama vs. USC, Florida State vs. Ole Miss and Georgia over North Carolina — we’ve put our money where our mouth is with our picks.
Who will come out on top on opening weekend? How will our picks turn out?
Let’s take a look at our picks for the top 25 match ups in Week 1 and check back in next weekend to see how we fare: