College football games on TV: Kyle Trask, Florida look to continue ascent at Texas A&M

No. four Florida at No. 21 Texas A&M

No. 19 Virginia Tech at No. eight North Carolina

North Carolina State at Virginia

Louisiana Monroe at Liberty

South Carolina at Vanderbilt

No. 14 Tennessee at No. Three Georgia

Texas San Antonio at No. 15 BYU

Texas Tech at No. 24 Iowa State

Arkansas at No. 13 Auburn

Pittsburgh at Boston Faculty

Center Tennessee at Florida Global

No. 7 Miami at No. 1 Clemson

No. 2 Alabama at Mississippi

Florida State at No. five Notre Dame

Mississippi State at Kentucky

Marshall at Western Kentucky

Projected a minimum of to contend within the SEC this yr, Texas A&M hasn’t accomplished a lot of that during its first two video games, an unimpressive five-point house win over Vanderbilt adopted by way of a most commonly noncompetitive four-touchdown loss at Alabama ultimate weekend. The primary factor for the Aggies, particularly towards the Purple Tide, used to be go protection — Mac Jones finished 20 for 27 passes for 435 yards and 4 touchdowns. Now Texas A&M hosts Florida and quarterback Kyle Trask, who has finished 71.eight p.c of his passes, has thrown for 10 touchdowns and has just one interception. Tight finish Kyle Pitts has stuck six of the ones scoring throws. As famous by way of ESPN’s playing group, the Gators are 7-Zero instantly up as highway favorites beneath Trainer Dan Mullen, successful each and every recreation by way of a minimum of 8 issues, and so they’re giving six issues Saturday. …

Minutiae time! What group has the SEC’s longest successful streak at 8 video games? No, it isn’t Alabama, and protecting nationwide champion LSU already has a loss this season. The solution is Tennessee, which hasn’t misplaced in just about a calendar yr. Trainer Jeremy Pruitt has the Vols crawling again towards nationwide relevance, one thing that hasn’t been mentioned for the reason that Phillip Fulmer technology. (In some way, Tennessee ultimate completed a season as a top-10 group in 2001.) It’s almost certainly too early to claim the Vols utterly again — they haven’t overwhelmed a ranked group or perhaps a specifically just right group in the ones 8 instantly wins — however Tennessee may take a large step ahead with a win at Georgia. The Vols haven’t overwhelmed a top-10 group since a win over the Bulldogs in 2006, a run of 33 instantly losses, however they could be getting Georgia in a great spot, sandwiched between video games towards Auburn and Alabama. However the Bulldogs have allowed most effective 16 issues in two video games and may have the country’s stingiest protection. …

Clemson has owned as regards to each ACC group lately (except for for Syracuse, surprisingly) however few extra so than Miami: The Tigers have received their previous two video games towards the Hurricanes by way of a blended 96-Three. Nonetheless, Miami will check the Tigers like no different group up to now this season. Clemson needed to substitute 4 starters at the offensive line, giving quarterback Trevor Lawrence rather less time to do what he does, and Miami has been slightly adept at attending to the quarterback. Plus, there’s Hurricanes quarterback D’Eriq King, who has but to throw an interception.

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