College football rivalry games are as much a part of the Thanksgiving season as turkey and pumpkin pie. Here is a look at some of this week’s holiday offerings in the way of in-state grudge matches or other traditional gridiron clashes for the season. To find odds for the upcoming NCAAF games click HERE
The OLE MISS REBELS and the MISSISSIPPI STATE BULLDOGS play their rivalry game – also called the Egg Bowl – Thanksgiving night. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30pm Eastern Time.
The UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA CAVALIERS take on their arch-foes the VIRGINIA TECH HOKIES this coming Friday. The kickoff is set for 3:30pm Eastern Time.
The OREGON UNIVERSITY DUCKS will square off against the OREGON STATE BEAVERS in the annual clash known as the Civil War. Catch it on Friday at 4:00pm Eastern Time.
The WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY HUSKIES do battle with the WASHINGTON STATE COUGARS in their rivalry game nicknamed the Apple Bowl. Friday at 8:30pm Eastern Time is the scheduled kickoff time.
The UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA KNIGHTS will be playing their in-state foes the UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA BULLS. Kickoff is set for 4:15pm Eastern Time on Friday.
Stepping outside of in-state rivalries for the moment, perhaps the most storied NON state-centered rivalry is the Thanksgiving Season game between the UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN WOLVERINES and the OHIO STATE BUCKEYES. These two old foes kick off at 12:00 Noon Eastern Time on Saturday.
Back to in-state enmities the UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA BULLDOGS go head to head with their arch-rivals the GEORGIA TECH YELLOW JACKETS. It’s UGA against the Ramblin’ Wreck beginning at Noon Eastern Time this Saturday.
Down in the Sunshine State the UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA GATORS face the FLORIDA STATE SEMINOLES in their first clash since former Seminole Burt Reynolds passed away. Catch it at Noon Eastern Time on Saturday.
And of course the Iron Bowl between the UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE and the AUBURN UNIVERSITY TIGERS is always a Thanksgiving Season milestone. The teams kick off Saturday at 3:30 pm Eastern Time.
All those games and more are headed our way this week!