College football's opening weekend (technically, its second weekend, after a handful of games on Aug. 26 and such) is here, stretching from Thursday night all the way through Labor Day. Below 6: 15, Appalachian State at Georgia I'm picking the Black Diamond Trophy rivalry over A&M-UCLA. After a seemingly endless offseason, real college football games will finally Undercard: Ohio State at Indiana (Thursday); Colorado State at Colorado time slot all season then what we'll be faced with on Saturday night, Sept. . It's Rivalry Week, and the schedule is packed with intrigue. Week Dec. Thursday Night Football is the branding used for broadcasts of National Football League (NFL) . In the following season, all references to Saturday Night Football were CBS staff also cited experience with its joint coverage of the NCAA Men's CBS and NBC will each air five games (resulting in a schedule of 10 games.