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Gameday Central: Florida State vs Oklahoma State

First game of the season for the defending national champions. The 'Noles travel to Dallas for the opener against the Oklahoma State Cowboys.

Stephen Dunn

Gameday Central

Florida State (0-0) vs Oklahoma State (0-0) 8 PM ET

Watch: ABC, WatchESPN

Listen: Nole Radio Affiliates, Cowboys Radio Affiliates

WeatherThe elements  shouldn't be a factor in AT&T Stadium.

The Spread: Florida State is a 17.5 to 18.5 point favorite.

Game CoveragePreview and PredictionSeason Preview

Florida State returns a lot of veterans including five seniors on the offensive line. There's plenty of experience and talent in the secondary. Oh, and there's a Heisman winner at quarterback. However there are some questions about this 2014 team. Who will replace Kelvin Benjamin and Kenny Shaw? Will the defense be as good in the trenches? However, Oklahoma State has even more questions. They lose more lettermen than any team in the nation. This isn't your typical early season warm-up game. Despite the Cowboys' losses, The 'Noles will need to stay focused against a team that has a good coach and solid recruiting.

Forida State vs Oklahoma State Game Thread

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4th Quarter

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There's live football at 8:30 AM. UCF plays Penn State in Dublin. That means there will be live football to watch for over 16 hours. Pace yourself accordingly.

At noon we check in on how Ohio State will fair after losing Braxton Miller for the season. The early results for the ACC has been...not good (also here). Virginia will not likely fair any better against UCLA. Georgia Tech should handle Wofford, however, NC State might struggle with Georgia Southern. They are favored by more than 20, we'll see.

In the afternoon, we get Bama vs West Virginia. It looks like FSU transfer Jacob Coker did not get the starting job for the Tide. However, FSU transfer Clint Trickett will start for WVU. At 5:30, it's all eyes on Georgia vs Clemson. Clemson has to replace a lot of production on the offense. Will the Clemson defense be good enough to keep them close with the UGA?

Week 1 games, times, networks:

Time Road team Home team TV Streaming
8:30 a.m. (Dublin, Ireland) UCF Penn State ESPN 2 WatchESPN
Noon Youngstown State Illinois Big Ten Network BTN2GO
Noon Indiana State Indiana ESPNews WatchESPN
Noon Northern Iowa Iowa Big Ten Network BTN2GO
Noon North Dakota State Iowa State FS1 Fox Sports GO
Noon UT Martin Kentucky SEC Network WatchESPN
Noon Appalachian State Michigan ESPN 2 WatchESPN
Noon (Baltimore, MD) No. 5 Ohio State Navy CBSSN
Noon Delaware Pittsburgh WatchESPN
Noon Western Michigan Purdue ESPN U WatchESPN
Noon Troy UAB FCS
Noon No. 7 UCLA Virginia ESPN WatchESPN
12:30 p.m. Wofford Georgia Tech RSN WatchESPN
12:30 p.m. Georgia Southern NC State ACC Network WatchESPN
2 p.m. Nicholls Air Force WatchESPN
2 p.m. Colgate Ball State WatchESPN
3 p.m. Boston College UMass WatchESPN
3 p.m. Southern Utah Nevada NevadaWolfPack.TV
3:30 p.m. (Atlanta, GA) West Virginia No. 2 Alabama ESPN 2 WatchESPN
3:30 p.m. Duquesne Buffalo WatchESPN
3:30 p.m. James Madison Maryland Big Ten Network BTN2GO
3:30 p.m. Marshall Miami (Ohio) WatchESPN
3:30 p.m. South Dakota State No. 24 Missouri ESPN U WatchESPN
3:30 p.m. Florida Atlantic No. 22 Nebraska Big Ten Network BTN2GO
3:30 p.m. California Northwestern ABC or ESPN2 WatchESPN
3:30 p.m. Rice No. 17 Notre Dame NBC
3:30 p.m. Hampton Old Dominion MyTVZ 33
4 p.m. Arkansas No. 6 Auburn SEC Network WatchESPN
4 p.m. Portland State Oregon State Pac-12 Network
4 p.m. UC Davis No. 11 Stanford Pac-12 Network
4 p.m. William & Mary Virginia Tech ESPNews WatchESPN
4 p.m. Montana Wyoming ROOT Sports
5:30 p.m. No. 16 Clemson No. 12 Georgia ESPN WatchESPN
6 p.m. Elon Duke WatchESPN
6 p.m. Morgan State Eastern Michigan WatchESPN
6 p.m. Ohio Kent State WatchESPN
6 p.m. Liberty No. 23 North Carolina WatchESPN
7 p.m. Montana State Arkansas State WatchESPN
7 p.m. Bethune-Cookman FIU American Sports Network
7 p.m. Idaho Florida ESPN U WatchESPN
7 p.m. Southern Louisiana WatchESPN
7 p.m. Austin Peay Memphis WatchESPN
7 p.m. Savannah State Middle Tennessee
7 p.m. Louisiana Tech No. 4 Oklahoma FSN-OK (PPV)
7 p.m. Northern Arizona San Diego State CBSSN
7 p.m. Western Carolina USF WatchESPN
7 p.m. Samford TCU FSN Fox Sports GO
7 p.m. Arkansas-Pine Bluff Texas State WatchESPN
7 p.m. Central Arkansas Texas Tech FSN Fox Sports GO
7 p.m. New Hampshire Toledo WatchESPN
7:10 p.m. Stephen F. Austin No. 20 Kansas State K-StateHD.TV
7:30 p.m. Southern Miss Mississippi State SEC Network WatchESPN
7:30 p.m. Fresno State No. 15 USC FOX Fox Sports GO
8 p.m. NC Central East Carolina ESPNews WatchESPN
8 p.m. (Arlington, TX) Oklahoma State No. 1 Florida State ABC WatchESPN
8 p.m. UTEP New Mexico Mountain West Network
8 p.m. North Texas Texas Longhorn Network WatchESPN
9 p.m. (Houston, TX) No. 14 Wisconsin No. 13 LSU ESPN WatchESPN
10:30 p.m. No. 25 Washington Hawaii CBSSN
10:30 p.m. South Dakota No. 3 Oregon Pac-12 Network