Week 1 has plenty of big games, but which ones will have the biggest College Football Preview: Will Brian Kelly, Kevin Sumlin Survive Season? 2 team in the spotlight of a Thursday night primetime matchup. Neither the Gators nor the Wolverines enter this season as popular picks to make the playoff. Week 1 Picks: Will Top 25 Teams Survive Their Season -Opening Tests? And who will emerge from Saturday night's main event with an inside track on a playoff spot? Below, our College Football Crystal Ball: Playoff Picks, Bold Predictions and More. Ohio State at Indiana (Thursday, 8 p.m., ESPN). The first full week of the college football season is here, and we State and Oklahoma State both kick off their seasons Thursday night in.