Seven weeks of NCAA college football have come and gone, with plenty of excitement and surprises having taken place. Week 8 looks to have the same excitement brewing with matchups guaranteed to keep fans glued to their seats.
Some of the premier matchups this week include LSU at Texas A&M, South Carolina at Florida, Texas Tech at TCU, and Kansas State at West Virginia.
Note: All start times Eastern Daylight Time. Check your local listings for regional games shown in your area. *Denotes game played at a neutral location.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012:
Louisiana-Lafayette at North Texas, 9 p.m. (ESPN2)
Thursday, October 18, 2012:
Houston at Southern Methodist, 8 p.m.
Oregon at Arizona State, 9 p.m. (ESPN)
Friday, October 19, 2012:
Connecticut at Syracuse, 8 p.m. (ESPN)
Saturday, October 20, 2012:
LSU at Texas A&M, 12 p.m. (ESPN)
Rutgers at Temple, 12 p.m. (Big East Network, ESPN3)
Virginia Tech at Clemson, 12 p.m. (ABC, ESPN2)
Iowa State at Oklahoma State, 12 p.m. (FX)
Bowling Green at Massachusetts, 12 p.m.
Purdue at Ohio State, 12 p.m. (ABC)
Minnesota at Wisconsin, 12 p.m. (ESPNU)
Northern Illinois at Akron, 12 p.m. (ESPN3)
Auburn at Vanderbilt, 12:21 p.m. (SEC Network, ESPN3)
Wake Forest at Virginia, 12:30 p.m. (ESPN3)
Army at Eastern Michigan, 1 p.m. (ESPN3)
Florida International at Troy, 1 p.m. (ESPN3)
San Jose State at UTSA, 2 p.m. (ESPN3)
Stanford at California, 3 p.m. (FOX)
Boston College at Georgia Tech, 3 p.m. (ESPN3)
New Mexico State at Utah State, 3 p.m.
South Carolina at Florida, 3:30 p.m. (CBS)
Brigham Young at Notre Dame, 3:30 p.m. (NBC)
South Florida at Louisville, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)
Texas Tech at TCU, 3:30 p.m. (ABC, ESPN2)
UNLV at Boise State, 3:30 p.m. (NBC Sports Network)
Florida Atlantic at South Alabama, 3:30 p.m.
Nebraska at Northwestern, 3:30 p.m. (ESPN2, ABC)
North Carolina State at Maryland, 3:30 p.m. (ESPNU)
Michigan State at Michigan, 3:30 p.m. (Big Ten Network)
Rice at Tulsa, 3:30 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Buffalo, 3:30 p.m. (Big East Network, ESPN3)
Ball State at Central Michigan, 3:30 p.m. (ESPN3)
Western Michigan at Kent State, 3:30 p.m.
Indiana at Navy, 3:30 p.m. (CBS Sports Network)
Louisiana-Monroe at Western Kentucky, 4 p.m. (ESPN3)
Colorado at USC, 6 p.m. (Pac-12 Network)
Alabama at Tennessee, 7 p.m. (ESPN)
Kansas State at West Virginia, 7 p.m. (FOX)
Kansas at Oklahoma, 7 p.m.
Georgia at Kentucky, 7 p.m. (ESPN3)
Middle Tennessee at Mississippi State, 7 p.m. (ESPN2)
Cincinnati at Toledo, 7 p.m. (ESPN3)
East Carolina at UAB, 7 p.m.
North Carolina at Duke, 7 p.m. (ESPNU)
New Mexico at Air Force, 7 p.m.
Idaho at Louisiana Tech, 7 p.m. (ESPN3)
Marshall at Southern Miss, 7 p.m. (CBS Sports Network)
Florida State at Miami (FL), 8 p.m. (ABC)
Baylor at Texas, 8 p.m. (ABC, ESPN3)
UCF at Memphis, 8 p.m.
Penn State at Iowa, 8 p.m. (Big Ten Network)
Tulane at UTEP, 8 p.m.
Washington at Arizona, 10 p.m. (Pac-12 Network)
Utah at Oregon State, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN2)
Wyoming at Fresno State, 10:30 p.m.
San Diego State at Nevada, 10:35 p.m. (CBS Sports Network)
All data provided by ESPN.com
Paul Rados is a Cleveland based freelance sportswriter and Featured Contributor for the Yahoo! Contributor Network. Follow him on Twitter @PSRados.