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South Carolina v Vanderbilt

NASHVILLE, TN - AUGUST 30: Quarterback Connor Shaw #14 carries the ball against the Vanderbilt Commodores at Vanderbilt Stadium on August 30, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

College football kicks off

The NCAA football season has officially begun with 16 games played across the nation on Thursday, Aug. 30.