Grab your coffee and turn on College Gameday, it’s another lovely Saturday morning! As you wake up and put in your bets based off Vegas Whispers info, peruse the stories below to get you primed for everything you need to know heading into today’s big games.

Ranked vs. Ranked CFB Trends You Need To Know (Vegas Whispers)

The seven moments that have defined LSU-Bama under Nick Saban (ESPN)

Why LSU can’t stop thinking about beating Alabama (ESPN)

It took awhile, but Alabama’s first real test is here (

How Mark Stoops put UK football in a position previous coaches could not (The Telegraph)

Kirby Smart says Kentucky’s defense might be Georgia’s ‘toughest challenge to date’ (Saturday Down South)

Containing Winovich, stopping Michigan ground game key for Penn State (

Michigan football coaching staff’s two different, effective approaches (Detroit Free Press)

Texas A&M’s run defense will be a concern for Auburn (

Benching starters isn’t popular, but for Tom Herman, it’s the right thing to do (

David Sills’ Work Ethic Is Unmatched (Blue Gold News)

3 ways Northwestern can upset undefeated Notre Dame on Saturday (Chicago Tribune)

At same point in OU’s season, Kyler Murray’s numbers better than Baker Mayfield’s (The Athletic)

Struggling Wolfpack defense looks for redemption versus Florida State (Technician)

Iowa kicker Miguel Recinos manages tricky winds, extreme pressure to find success (Haek Central)

Iowa State readies for Kansas turnover margin, freshman running back (Ames Tribune)

Gators rediscover their bite under Mullen, await Mizzou team that thrashed them a year ago (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Utes will meet a tough Arizona State running back they really sought in recruiting (Salt Lake Tribune)

Cal knows it will have hands full against pass-happy Washington State (San Francisco Chronicle)

Syracuse’s special forces (teams): Always there when needed, ready to deliver (SB Nation)

He’ll be in NFL next year. For now, Christian Wilkins is all over Clemson depth chart (The State)

Ohio State receivers will be able to replace Austin Mack (

Boston College football prepares for chaos of Lane Stadium (Boston Herald)

Before the big games, Bulldogs have two key areas of focus heading to date at UNLV (Fresno Bee)