Welcome to Week 12 and the penultimate weekend of the 2023 college football regular season, and Saturday’s action will provide some fascinating matchups which will have huge implications in the race for the College Football Playoff.
No. 5 Washington will travel to Corvallis, Oregon, to take on No. 11 Oregon State in an attempt to clinch a spot in the Pac-12 Championship Game and keep its undefeated season alive as it heads full steam toward the CFP. Meanwhile, The Beavers need a win to stay in the conference title race in what will be the final season of the Pac-12 as we know it.
No. 18 Tennessee has a chance to play spoiler on Saturday afternoon in the SEC on CBS Game of the Week, as the Vols will look to end No. 1 Georgia’s 27-game winning streak and, potentially, give its rival no margin for error in the race for the CFP. The Volunteers got smoked by No. 9 Missouri last week, but the Bulldogs made a huge statement against No. 13 Ole Miss in a 52-17 blowout Between the Hedges.
What should you watch on Saturday? Let’s break down the weekend and help you navigate all of the action in this week’s viewer’s guide.
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The best games
No. 3 Michigan at Maryland — noon on Fox, fuboTV (try for free): The Wolverines’ dominated Penn State last week with a dominating rushing attack, and that’ll likely be the plan this week against the Terrapins. The sign-stealing scandal has dominated headlines during the month of November and this game provides another chance for Michigan to prove that it can avoid the noise and keep chugging toward another CFP appearance.
No. 22 Utah at No. 17 Arizona — 2:30 p.m. on Pac-12 Network, fuboTV (try for free): The Wildcats have been one of the most surprising teams of the season, as they…