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There’s lots of action today with several Big 12 teams kicking off their season. It all starts with Kansas and ends with Texas at Notre Dame and Northern Iowa at Iowa State. We’ll cover those, and everything in between right here! Get in the comments, and let’s talk some football!


South Dakota State vs Kansas 

DATE & TIME                        Saturday, September 5th @ 11:00 AM CST
WHERE                                    Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kansas
BETTING LINES                  No lines available
TV                                                FOX Sports Net
RADIO                                       XM Radio 195
STREAMING                         FOX Sports Go

The Jayhawks’ first year head coach, David Beaty, has many pieces to pick up in a Kansas program that has been decimated by players lost to injury, graduation and the NFL draft. While rebuilding, this may be one of KU’s few chances to get into the ‘Win’ column.

Sam Houston State vs Texas Tech  

DATE & TIME                         Saturday, September 5th @ 2:30 PM CST
WHERE                                     Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock, Texas
BETTING LINES                   No betting lines available
TV                                                 FOX Sports Net
RADIO                                      XM Radio 199
STREAMING                          FOX Sports Go

The Red Raiders will be keeping a close eye on three key factors. Can Patrick Mahomes and/or Davis Webb take care of the ball, can the team as a whole cut down on the number of needless penalties and can the defense get off the field on third down?

Akron vs Oklahoma 

DATE & TIME                          Saturday, September 5th @ 6:00 PM CST
WHERE                                      Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma
BETTING LINES                    Oklahoma -31.5 (O/U 56.5)
TV                                                  Pay Per View (Click here for details)
RADIO                                       XM Radio 199                   
STREAMING                           FOX Sports Go

From walk-on at Texas Tech to starter at Oklahoma, Baker Mayfield gets leads the new-look, Air Raid Sooner offense. The closer this season gets, the more hype seems be building around this OU team to do big things.

South Dakota vs Kansas State 

DATE & TIME                           Saturday, September 5th @ 6:10 PM CST
WHERE                                       Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium in Manhattan, Kansas
BETTING LINES                     No betting lines available
TV                                                   No TV available
RADIO                                        XM Radio 200
STREAM                                      K-State HD.TV

Kansas State looks to extend their streak of consecutive eight win seasons to five and their bowl appearances to six. Bill Snyder always seems to prove his doubters wrong. Can he do it again? To make it happen he’ll have to replace a starting QB and two 1000 yard receivers.

Texas vs #11 Notre Dame 

DATE & TIME                           Saturday, September 5th @ 6:30 PM CST
WHERE                                       Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana
BETTING LINES                     Notre Dame -9.5 (O/U 54.5)
TV                                                   NBC
RADIO                                        XM Radio 202
STREAM                                      NBC Sports Live Extra

A win in Notre Dame Stadium on national TV would be just the marquee win Longhorn Nation is looking for. It would instill faith that Charlie Strong has this program headed in the right direction. This game also has a fun little twist. A win for Texas would move the Longhorns into a tie with Notre Dame for the second most wins in NCAA history.

Georgia Southern vs West Virginia  

DATE & TIME                           Saturday, September 5th @ 6:30 PM CST
WHERE                                       Mountaineer Field in Morgantown, West Virginia
BETTING LINES                     West Virginia -19.5 (O/U 56)
TV                                                   FSN
RADIO                                        XM Radio 81
STREAM                                      FOX Sports Go

West Virginia will be looking to prove a point in this fifth opening game for Dana Holgerson. While most analysts recognize their experienced defense and talented skill players, the Mountaineers have, for the most part, been left out of many people’s Big 12 championship discussions.

Northern Iowa vs Iowa State  

DATE & TIME                           Saturday, September 5th @ 7:00 PM CST
WHERE                                       Jack Trice Stadium in Ames, Iowa
BETTING LINES                     No betting lines available
TV                                                   No TV available
RADIO                                        XM Radio 203
STREAM                                      Cyclones TV


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