Remember when you could mark down your favorite college football team playing on Saturday, every week? Without question? Thanks to the proliferation of television, television money and the desire for national exposure, college football has expanded throughout the week.
This fall, regular-season games will be played on all seven days of the week at one point or another during the season. By November, college football will be a Tuesday-Saturday enterprise, every week. NFL.com knows there's quality games throughout the slate, and the site took a look at the season's top 100 games.
While Tuesday and Wednesday have become the province of the MAC and Sun Belt, there’s no shame in playing a weekday game. Every Power Five league except the Big Ten will have significant in-league games on weekdays, and the Big Ten still has several big weekday games in the season’s opening weekend.
Here’s a look at the best weeknight games set for the 2015 college football season. These games were selected for their significance to the upcoming season, the quality of the teams involved and the potential to affect national and league title races.