Play begins again in Florida after Hurricane Irma; a rematch for the ages kicks off in Louisville; and a rematch 11 years in the making is finally on the docket in Week 3. Here’s the best stuff from Saturday so far.
King of the ‘Ville
The game before the game happens in the parking lot, where Clemson and Louisville compete for the tailgate title. This time, the hometown team took back the belt.
Marty Smith and Trevor Matich at the third annual Louisville vs. Clemson “Tailgate war”
Put on for the city
Tonight when they host Rice, the Houston Cougars will wear “HOUSTON” on the backs of their jerseys, a reminder to the players that they’re playing for the city in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.
The Gators aren’t the only ones sporting post-Irma helmet stickers today. The Volunteers will be wearing these, too. (courtesy Tennessee athletics department)
Holes in his game
— College GameDay (@CollegeGameDay) September 16, 2017
— Deshaun Watson (@deshaunwatson) September 16, 2017