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2014 College Football Top 25 and SEC TV Schedule Week Five: How To Watch, Game Times, Channels

Even though MSU is in the bye week, there are plenty of other games to watch this weekend in week five of the 2014 college football season. Here are your game times and channel info for the top 25 and SEC matchups this week.

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Another long, boring week of your life is over, and another wonderful weekend of college football is here to wash over you as you relax in your favorite chair this weekend.  Last weekend was almost the weekend of upsets as we saw Florida State go down to the wire with Clemson at home, Oregon nearly get knocked of at Washington State, and Oklahoma playing a close one in Morgantown against the Mountaineers.  Mississippi State did take down LSU on the road (whoop whoop!), and Indiana was able to go on the road to defeat Missouri, so a few teams were able to go on the road and pull out the upsets.

Now that week four is behind us, let us rejoice in week five, and take a look at what's on the menu for today.

Breakfast: College Gameday

Don't get me wrong, I love College Gameday.  It's far and away the best college pregame show available, and for years it's been the ushering in of my fall Saturday, whether my team was playing or not.  But this week is one of those where I'm a bit irritated with the show.  For starters, they are in Columbia this week for Missouri at South Carolina, a matchup made a bit less marquee by Missouri's home loss to Indiana last week.  I'm assuming the decision was made before last weekend's outcome, but still, this is the gameday selection for the weekend?  Don't get me wrong, Columbia is a fun place to watch a game.  I was fortunate enough to go last year, and I enjoyed myself.  If I'm being up front, my irritation is because Gameday's selection of an SEC destination this weekend, coupled with the all-but-sewn-up selection of Ole Miss for next weekend's OM-Bama matchup, means that Mississippi State has next to not shot of hosting the show in two weekends when Auburn comes to town.  The odds that Gameday will go SEC three weekends in a row has to be close to zero, meaning that MSU will miss out on possibly its best shot at hosting Gameday since... ever?  All that may not matter anyways if MSU comes out and gets blown up by Texas A&M next weekend, so my worry may be for naught.

Anyways, enjoy watching Corso fight a live gamecock to announce his headgear selection this weekend.

Brunch: Tennessee at Georgia

This game has always been a fun one to watch for me, even when one or both of the teams are down.  On paper, this game looks like Georgia all the way, but don't be surprised if it's somewhat closer than you expected.  (Since I said that, now don't be surprised when it's a blowout).

Mid-Afternoon: Arkansas at Texas A&M

This is without a doubt the game I'm looking forward to this weekend.  We still don't know how legit Arkansas is, but they've looked really good so far.  They are simply going to line up and run at their opponents this year, which is a complete contrast to A&M's wide open aerial attack.  This will be a big measuring stick for Arkansas and how far they've come under #BERT in year two.

Evening: Cincinnati at Ohio State [or] Missouri at South Carolina [bonus or] Baylor at Iowa State

Cincinnati-Ohio State is far from being a sexy matchup, but the appeal here is seeing Gunner Kiel in a prime-time matchup.  Mizzou-USCe should be a good game, unless last week's Indiana loss really was a sign that Missouri isn't who we think they are this year.  I still think it will be a good game, though.  And lastly we have Baylor-Iowa State, which you might be saying "why is this listed as a game to watch?"  Because Iowa State is usually good for one upset or upset scare each year, and this could be their perfect shot at that for this season.

And now, here's your full Top 25 and SEC schedule for week five:

TIME ROAD TEAM HOME TEAM NETWORK
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25TH
6:30 p.m. No. 24 Oklahoma State - 45
Texas Tech - 35
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6:30 p.m. No. 11 UCLA - 62
No. 15 Arizona State - 27
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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26TH
7 p.m.
Fresno State
New Mexico
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27TH
11 a.m.
Wyoming
No. 9 Michigan State
11 a.m. Tennessee
No. 12 Georgia
11 a.m. South Florida
No. 19 Wisconsin
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11 a.m. UTEP
No. 25 Kansas State
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11 a.m. Northwestern
Penn State
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11 a.m. Vanderbilt
Kentucky
2:30 p.m. No. 1 Florida State
North Carolina State
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2:30 p.m. Arkansas
No. 6 Texas A&M
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2:30 p.m. Minnesota
Michigan
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3 p.m. Louisiana Tech
No. 5 Auburn
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3:15 p.m. No. 16 Stanford
Washington
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5 p.m. Cincinnati
No. 22 Ohio State
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6 p.m. Missouri
No. 13 South Carolina
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6 p.m. North Carolina
Clemson
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6:30 p.m. Memphis
No. 10 Ole Miss
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6:30 p.m. New Mexico State
No. 17 LSU
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6:30 p.m. Duke
Miami (Fl)
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7 p.m. No. 7 Baylor
Iowa State
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7 p.m. No. 8 Notre Dame
Syracuse
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8 p.m.
Illinois
No. 21 Nebraska
9:30 p.m. Oregon State
No. 18 USC