The new season has arrived, just in time for the most exciting holiday of the year: Bulldog Day!

If Uga goes back in his cage without seeing the hedges, Georgia will once again fall flat on their face in the SEC East.


SB Nation's preview
FAQ about the offseason for the average fan
Which teams are always overrated in August, by FiveThirtyEight

Opening weekend (technically starting August 31st) will be pretty solid:

Actual good matchups:
#11 Michigan vs. #17 Florida (in Arlington, TX)
#3 Florida State vs. #1 Alabama (in Atlanta, GA)
Texas A&M vs. UCLA
West Virginia vs. Virginia Tech
Tennessee vs. Georgia Tech

Games with high potential for hilarity:
Maryland @ #23 Texas
Temple @ Notre Dame
Kentucky @ Southern Miss
Southeastern Missouri State @ Kansas

The Vile Hypocritical Bible Thumper Bowl, presented by Jerry Falwell from the Bowels of Hell

Liberty @ Baylor

A game being played in Australia for some reason:
#14 Stanford vs. Rice

Feel free to post your predictions if you're so inclined:

Power 5 Conference Champions:
ACC: Florida State
Big 12: Oklahoma State
Big Ten: Ohio State
Pac-12: USC
SEC: Alabama

CFB Playoff teams:
Florida State
Ohio State

Stay safe out there everyone.

Future weekly thread first posts will be posted within the thread.

Week 1: Pay the Damn Players
Week 2: Tennessee's Mascot is a Trash Can
Week 3: Dirt Burglars at it again
Week 4: More like Ass-EC amirite?
Week 5: Who cares?
Week 9: Welcome Home

P.S. Pay the damn players.