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College Football Viewing Guide: Week Six

Week six is filled with compelling college football matchups. We're here to help you find them.

Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

After clearing out some of the brush, college football has arrived at a clearing of tremendous matchups in week six. The first weekend of October will feature six showdowns between top 25 teams that stretch from 11am to 7pm. Three of those games involve Southeastern Conference matchups that will play a role in deciding which team plays for a league title in Atlanta this December.

How stacked is this weekend? A pair of unbeaten, top-12 teams pulled the 11am kickoff card. #6 Texas A&M and #12 Mississippi State will lead things off on Saturday. Here's the best and worst of what October 4th has in store for us:

Best game: #3 Alabama at #11 Ole Miss. Are the Rebels for real? Or is Alabama still just too damn talented?

Worst game: Purdue at Illinois. Will enough students show up to produce even one "I"?

Here's the FBS schedule for week six in its entirety:

Thursday, Oct 2, 2014 Time (ET) TV
UCF @ Houston 7:00 PM ESPN
Florida Atlantic @ FIU 7:00 PM FSN
Arizona @ (2) Oregon 10:30 PM ESPN
Friday, Oct 3, 2014 Time (ET) TV
Louisville @ Syracuse 7:00 PM ESPN
San Diego State @ Fresno State 10:00 PM CBSS
Utah State @ (18) Brigham Young 10:15 PM ESPN
Saturday, Oct 4, 2014 Time (ET) TV
Ball State @ Army 12:00 PM
(20) Ohio State @ Maryland 12:00 PM ABC
Florida @ Tennessee 12:00 PM SECN
Purdue @ Illinois 12:00 PM ESPN2
(6) Texas A&M @ (12) Mississippi State 12:00 PM ESPN
Iowa State @ (21) Oklahoma State 12:00 PM FS1
Marshall @ Old Dominion 12:00 PM FSN
Southern Miss @ Middle Tennessee 12:00 PM AMSN
Southern Methodist @ (22) East Carolina 12:00 PM ESPNU
Virginia Tech @ North Carolina 12:30 PM ESPN3/ACCN
Eastern Michigan @ Akron 2:00 PM ESPN3
North Texas @ Indiana 2:30 PM BTN/BTN2
Massachusetts @ Miami (OH) 2:30 PM ESPN3
Tulsa @ Colorado State 3:00 PM
North Carolina State @ Clemson 3:30 PM ESPNU
Wake Forest @ (1) Florida State 3:30 PM ABC/ESPN3
(14) Stanford @ (9) Notre Dame 3:30 PM NBC
(17) Wisconsin @ Northwestern 3:30 PM ESPN2
(3) Alabama @ (11) Mississippi 3:30 PM CBS
(4) Oklahoma @ (25) TCU 3:30 PM FOX
(7) Baylor @ Texas 3:30 PM ABC
Navy @ Air Force 3:30 PM CBSS
New Mexico @ Texas-San Antonio 3:30 PM AMSN
Buffalo @ Bowling Green 3:30 PM ESPN3
Ohio @ Central Michigan 3:30 PM ESPN3
Vanderbilt @ (13) Georgia 4:00 PM SECN
Kansas @ West Virginia 4:00 PM FSN
Oregon State @ Colorado 4:00 PM PAC12
Kent State @ Northern Illinois 5:00 PM ESPN3
South Alabama @ Appalachian State 6:00 PM ESPN3
Michigan @ Rutgers 7:00 PM BTN
(15) LSU @ (5) Auburn 7:00 PM ESPN
Texas Tech @ (23) Kansas State 7:00 PM ESPNU
UTEP @ Louisiana Tech 7:00 PM FCS
UAB @ Western Kentucky 7:00 PM
Hawaii @ Rice 7:00 PM AMSN
Toledo @ Western Michigan 7:00 PM ESPN3
Louisiana-Monroe @ Arkansas State 7:00 PM ESPN3
Georgia State @ Louisiana-Lafayette 7:00 PM ESPN3
Idaho @ Texas State 7:00 PM ESPN3
Memphis @ Cincinnati 7:00 PM CBSS
Miami (FL) @ Georgia Tech 7:30 PM ESPN2
South Carolina @ Kentucky 7:30 PM SECN
Pittsburgh @ Virginia 7:30 PM ESPN3
Arizona State @ (16) USC 7:30 PM FOX
(19) Nebraska @ (10) Michigan State 8:00 PM ABC
UNLV @ San Jose State 8:00 PM ESNN
Georgia Southern @ New Mexico State 8:00 PM ESPN3
Utah @ (8) UCLA 10:30 PM ESPN
California @ Washington State 10:30 PM PAC12
Boise State @ Nevada 10:30 PM CBSS