College Football’s Best Week 3 Games: LSU, Ohio State, TCU, Colorado, More

Week 3 of college football The season has begun !

To kick things off on FOX, Drew Allar and No. 7 State of Pennsylvania fight Illinois on “Big noon kick-off. ” Find all the action here.

No. 14 LSU looks to continue its hot streak by taking on SEC foe Mississippi State. The Tigers led the Bulldogs at halftime, 24-7, thanks to the stellar play of quarterback Jayden Daniels, who totaled 255 passing yards.

WR Malik Nabers was Daniels’ main target in the first half, making two touchdown catches and 188 receiving yards. Nabers recorded four receptions of 25-plus yards in the first half, the most by an LSU player in the first half of a game since Ja’Marr Chase in 2019 against Vanderbilt.

Later, a handful of top 15 teams are in action, including No. 6 Ohio State, No. 8 Washington and No. 11 Tennessee. Bottom line, it’s a battle of in-state rivals, as TCU takes on Houston (8 p.m. ET on FOX and the FOX Sports app), followed by Deion Sanders and No. 18 Colorado hosting Colorado State ( 10 p.m. ET).

Here are the best moments!

No. 14 LSU in Mississippi State

5 for number 5

Daniels added to his day with a 5-yard rushing touchdown in the third quarter. The senior was shaken up earlier in the quarter after a hit, deemed targeting, was taken on him by Mississippi State safety Shawn Preston, who was later disqualified.

It’s good!

Ramos makes a 41-yard FG to give the Tigres a 20-point lead.

Before halftime

Lideatrick Griffin got his first career touchdown and gave the Bulldogs their first score of the game, running 9 yards into the end zone just before halftime.

3rd and goal

RB Josh Williams rushed for a 1-yard touchdown, giving the Tigers a 24-0 lead.

Run it backwards

It was déjà vu for Daniels and Nabers as the two connected again for another TD to push the Tigers to a 16-0 lead. The extra point was good, making the score 17-0.


Jayden Daniels found Malik Nabers for a 26-yard TD pass to give LSU a 9-0 lead late in the first quarter. The Tigers were first on the board following a 22-yard FG from Damian Ramos early on and finished the quarter 10-0.

Western Kentucky ranked 6th in the state of Ohio (4 p.m. ET)

The Hilltops of Western Kentucky



Ohio State Buckeyes


No. 8 Washington at Michigan State (5 p.m. ET)


Washington Huskies


Michigan State Spartans


Tennessee No. 11 in Florida (7 p.m. ET)


Tennessee Volunteers


Florida Alligators


TCU at Houston (8 p.m. ET, FOX)

TCU Horned Frogs


Houston Cougars


Colorado State ranked 18th in Colorado (10 p.m. ET)

Colorado State Rams



Colorado Buffaloes


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