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Your Saturday best! Spurrier dancing, Houston Kick Six-ing, Harbs being Harbs

Maybe you have the kids today. Or you goofed up and scheduled that family yard sale for Kickoff Week. Or perhaps that destination wedding your uncle booked didn't account for college football's return.

Regardless, you might have missed some of the Saturday action.

Well, it's your lucky game day. Here's everything you need to know.

Wisconsin pulled off a huge upset over No. 5 LSU (which you can read about here). The Tigers' frustration after throwing a late interception was manifest in a late hit by offensive lineman Josh Boutte on Wisconsin safety D'Cota Dixon.

LSU got the big hit. Wisconsin got the big win.https://t.co/SCzkk1fDq4

— ESPN (@espn) September 3, 2016

Kickoff Week's best photos

If a picture is worth 1,000 words, these photos of the weekend's best moments, including South Alabama quarterback Dallas Davis' hurdle in the Jaguars upset of Mississippi State, are worth a look.

The Jaguars and quarterback Dallas Davis went on the road and stole a 21-20 win from Mississippi State after the Bulldogs missed a potential game-winning field goal. Davis connected on 24 of 34 passes for 285 yards and two touchdowns. Michael Chang/Getty Images

The kicker hits the truck stick

Penn State's Joey Julius isn't your normal kicker. He's 5-foot-10 and 260 pounds and he's been paying attention in tackling drills.

Joey Julius doesn't have a kicker's body.
He doesn't tackle like a K, either.
More video ➡ https://t.co/VL2uta7eqn https://t.co/esHXIQknYy

— Penn State On BTN (@PennStateOnBTN) September 3, 2016

Upsets alerted

Kickoff Week started with a few upsets.

South Alabama upsets Mississippi State, 21-20!
Before today the Jaguars were 0-4 against SEC teams.https://t.co/w0azG9izOS

— ESPN CollegeFootball (@ESPNCFB) September 3, 2016

  • Life after Dak Prescott got off to an ugly start for Mississippi State. South Alabama upset Mississippi State 21-20, the biggest upset in the last five years, according to FPI, which gave the Jaguars a 2.3 percent chance to win the game. Mississippi State missed a 28-yard field goal with :06 left in the game.

  • Western Michigan upset Northwestern, 22-21, marking the 11th straight season a MAC team has defeated a Big Ten team (every year since 2006).

  • With LSU's loss to Wisconsin, it was the first time since 1972 that two top-5 teams lost on the opening weekend, according to Stats & Info. Back then, No. 1 Nebraska fell to unranked UCLA and No. 4 Arkansas lost to No. 8 USC.

Welcome back, Conner

After battling cancer, Pittsburgh's James Conner made his triumphant return to college football Saturday.

Conner scored in his 2016 debut in what will be one of the best stories of the year.

Pitt RB James Conner just scored his first TD after beating cancer! #ConnerStrong
WATCH: https://t.co/xkA7wSCOXz

— ESPN CollegeFootball (@ESPNCFB) September 3, 2016

Kick Six, The Sequel

Look, don't feel bad OU, it's happened to some great programs. Alabama got it. Florida State got it. And now, the Sooners have fallen victim to the Kick Six.

OU gets kick-sixed. https://t.co/YE3G7JR28y

— ESPN Big 12 (@ESPN_Big12) September 3, 2016

Hey you, grab your uni

Talk about calling for reinforcements.

Freshman QB Malcolm Perry was not dressed to start the game. He was pulled out of the Brigade when Tago went down. Will wear #5 in 2nd H

— Navy Athletics (@NavyAthletics) September 3, 2016

Navy starting QB Tago Smith was injured in the first half against Fordham. With Smith out for the remainder, Will Worth took over, but it was freshman Malcolm Perry who got the biggest surprise.

At this point, Perry is just suited up for depth, but has not played yet.

Ryan Lochte, the "Warrior's" and Lee Corso riding a tiger

Check out the best GameDay signs from Kickoff Week.


Warmup enthusiasm unknown to mankind

Michigan QB Wilson Speight's first pass of the season was intercepted. It surely wasn't the start he wanted to his Michigan career, and maybe he was bummed out. Great for him that college football's motivational expert was there for him.

The best pump up routine ever.https://t.co/1uGCw7561G

— ESPN CollegeFootball (@ESPNCFB) September 3, 2016

Great QBs have great memories

Some football wounds don't heal, as former California quarterback Aaron Rodgers made clear as the guest picker on ESPN's College GameDay.

Rodgers picked Texas over Notre Dame, adding "I love the underdog. And also Mack is not there anymore [so] I can pick Texas again."

Some might recall that in 2004 Texas coach Mack Brown lobbied hard for his team to be promoted in the national rankings so it could eclipse Rodgers and Cal in the BCS standings and thereby earn a Rose Bowl berth. His gambit worked, and Rodgers – and Cal fans – have never forgotten.

Rodgers also noted he couldn't pick USC to beat Alabama. The Trojans handed Cal its only regular season loss in 2004, a 23-17 nail biter. — Ted Miller

Aaron Rodgers doesn't forget. Here's his Notre Dame-Texas pick on GameDay. https://t.co/gmy9YsMBNY

— ESPN Pac-12 (@ESPN_Pac12blog) September 3, 2016

Hmm, where do we know that guy from?

Michigan opens its season against Hawaii. Honorary captain for the maize and blue? The G.O.A.T.

Rick Osentoski/USA TODAY Sports

When loving the Head Ball Coach goes wrong

As Florida gets ready to honor Steve Spurrier by naming its field after him, one fan already has a permanent tribute to the Head Ball Coach. Chris Low

Meanwhile, the University of Florida will honor Steve Spurrier tonight by naming the field at the Swamp after him. One fan is already ahead of the game in honoring the Head Ball Coach.


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