One game can change a season in college football -- and it could happen in Game 1.
This season starts with a long weekend of games, kicking off Thursday night and ending Monday night. While the schedule is mostly packed with powerhouse-vs.-pushover tilts, there are some intriguing matchups: Alabama against Michigan, Boise State at Michigan State, South Carolina against Vanderbilt and Georgia Tech facing Virginia Tech.
But as Appalachian State reminded us all a few years back, you never know when a classic is about to break out.
That unforgettable upset makes this Pick 6 of memorable season-openers in college football history.
USC 42, ALABAMA 21, Sept. 12, 1970.
The Sam "Bam" Cunningham Game. At this point the legends have probably overtaken the reality, but this much is true: USC fullback Sam Cunningham, who is black, ran for 135 yards and two touchdowns on 12 carries at Legion Field in Birmingham against an all-white Crimson Tide team.
Alabama coach Bear Bryant had already t...