When Does the 2023 College Football Season Start?

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Following Georgia’s obliteration of TCU in the national championship – the biggest blowout in College Football Playoff history – there won’t be another college football game played for nearly eight months.

When Does the 2023 College Football Season Start?

The 2023 college football season will start with Week 0 games on Saturday, Aug. 26.


2023 College Football Season

Five days later, Week 1 will begin on Thursday, Aug. 31, kicking off a loaded Week 1 college football schedule with several notable games, including LSU-Florida State, Florida-Utah, and Colorado-TCU.

The season will end with the 2023 College Football Playoff, scheduled to begin with semifinals on Jan. 1, 2024, and end with the national championship on Jan. 8, 2024.

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Whether you’re looking for spreads, over/unders, live betting, or anything else, BetMGM has NCAAF odds for everyone.

You can visit the sportsbook each day of the season to view updated online betting opportunities that bring you closer to the action.

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