The Ringer’s Ben Glicksman and Rodger Sherman break down the action-packed first weekend of the college football season, starting with Alabama’s convincing win vs. FSU (1:25), UCLA’s thrilling and improbable comeback (6:25), and whether big programs like Texas and Florida are in trouble (11:50). Then, they give their predictions for this weekend’s huge Top 25 matchups: no. 13 Auburn at no. 3 Clemson (18:00), no. 15 Georgia at no. 24 Notre Dame (20:55), no. 5 Oklahoma at no. 2 Ohio State (23:25), and no. 14 Stanford at no. 6 USC (26:40).
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Plus: UCLA’s wild comeback
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Ryen also hits on whether or not Ben Simmons’s trade value has diminished from August 2021 and the 76ers quest for a favorable trade
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