College football Week 1 picks against the spread for every top-25 matchup The first full week of the 2018 college football season is here. That, of course, includes the first matchup featuring a top-25 team, when No. 21 UCF travels to UConn. Week 1 also features four matchups between ranked teams, including a top-10 matchup between No. 6 Washington and No. 9 Auburn. The weekend runs through Labor Day, concluding with a fantastic matchup between No. 20 Virginia Tech and No. 19 Florida State.