HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 30: Brett Hundley #17 of the UCLA Bruins runs for a 72 yard touchdown in the first quarter of the game against the Rice Owls at Rice Stadium on August 30, 2012 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
College football kicks off
•January 1, 1970
The NCAA football season has officially begun with 16 games played across the nation on Thursday, Aug. 30.