GAMEDAY - The Early Games Thread!

Join us online for witty banter (or not) about the early games as we await the Nebraska - Penn State game.

Welcome to football Saturday - another big day in the land of Huskerdom!

If you're waiting for the day and wondering what to do, here's a whole gob of interesting stuff:

Tunnel Walk of Shame
Husker comics before every game. Other stuff in between. And generally, stuff that makes Bo Pelini hate the internet. You should be reading this as they release each edition.

Texas A&M vs. Alabama: Can Tide adjust to Aggies' pace like Florida and LSU did? - SBNation.com
Texas A&M is one of the fastest-starting teams in college football, throwing new formations at you on every play and moving very, very quickly between snaps. Can Alabama adapt as well as LSU and Florida did?

Penn State vs. Nebraska preview: Taylor Martinez, the original Johnny Manziel - SBNation.com
Taylor Martinez is simultaneously a cautionary tale regarding Johnny Manziel hype and the quarterback of your 2012 Big Ten title favorite.

Football Father: Violence, rage, dementia, and the love between father and son - SBNation.com

This is an excellent story/video about Mark Pellington and his father, Bill Pellington, who was a legendary linebacker for the Baltimore Colts.

College football betting picks, Week 11: Bama squashes Texas A&M - SBNation.com
Alabama-Texas A&M, Penn State-Nebraska and Louisville-Syracuse are among the highlights of this week's college football picks.

Upset watch: Is Kansas State-TCU or Oregon-Cal the next Pitt-Notre Dame? - SBNation.com
Pittsburgh was barely projected to stay within four touchdowns of Notre Dame last weekend and very nearly pulled a narrative-changing upset. Might TCU or California do the same this coming Saturday?

Nebraska-Penn State Preview with Oregon OL Carson York - SBNation.com
SB Nation's Dan Rubenstein and All Pac-12 Oregon OL Carson York preview all things OL & DL play in this week's Nebraska-Penn State matchup.

SBNation and CornNation Presents: The Hyundai Fanthropology Sweepstakes - Corn Nation
YOU HAVE A CHANCE TO WIN A TRIP TO A GAME. A FREE TRIP TO A GAME. WIN. FREE. GAME.

TV SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY

Game Time Channel
Arkansas at South Carolina 11:00 a.m. CBS
Army at Rutgers 11:00 a.m. ESPNU
Kansas at Texas Tech 11:00 a.m. FSN Affiliates
Louisville at Syracuse 11:00 a.m. ABC
Miami at Virginia 11:00 a.m. ABC
Northwestern at Michigan 11:00 a.m. ESPN
Purdue at Iowa 11:00 a.m. BTN
Wisconsin at Indiana 11:00 a.m. ESPN2
Louisiana Lafayette at Florida 11:21 a.m. SEC Network
Missouri at Tennessee 11:21 a.m. SEC Network
Colorado at Arizona 12:30 p.m. FX
Arizona State at USC 2:00 p.m. PAC-12 Network
Oregon State at Stanford 2:00 p.m. FOX
Baylor at Oklahoma 2:30 p.m. FSN Affiliates
Maryland at Clemson 2:30 p.m. ESPNU
Minnesota at Illinois 2:30 p.m. BTN
Penn State at Nebraska 2:30 p.m. ABC / ESPN2
Texas A&M at Alabama 2:30 p.m. CBS
West Virginia at Oklahoma State 2:30 p.m. ABC / ESPN2
Tulsa at Houston 4:00 p.m. CBSSN
Georgia at Auburn 6:00 p.m. ESPN2
Kansas State at TCU 6:00 p.m. FOX
Mississippi State at LSU 6:00 p.m. ESPN
Southern Miss at SMU 6:00 p.m. FSN Affiliates
Vanderbilt at Ole Miss 6:00 p.m. ESPNU
Notre Dame at Boston College 7:00 p.m. ABC
Idaho at BYU 9:15 p.m. ESPNU
Oregon at California 9:30 p.m. ESPN
UCLA at Washington State 9:30 p.m. ESPN2
Utah at Washington 9:30 p.m. PAC-12 Network

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