The Alabama Crimson Tide defeated the Georgia Bulldogs in an instant thriller, a 26-23 overtime win in the College Football Playoff National Championship. You probably already knew that, or you wouldn't be here. When the final whistle blew, the countdown to college football 2018-19 began.
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When does college football start? Saturday, August 25, 2018, with four matchups: Duquesne at UMass; Wyoming at New Mexico State; Prairie View at Rice; and Hawai'i at Colorado State.
How long until college football? This long:
The first full weekend of games comes a few days later, with nine games Thursday, August 30; five games Friday, August 31; and a full slate of games Saturday, September 1.
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