As we get into the month of October, the college football slate starts to pick up in conference play. Let’s take a look at The Portal Report’s top five games to watch for week six.
1. No. 12 Oklahoma vs. No. 7 Texas – Red River Rivalry
The historic Red River Rivalry between Oklahoma and Texas will be played at the Cotton Bowl on Saturday. This matchup will be the final between the two in the Big 12 and will play a huge part in the Big 12 race.
Transfers to watch: Dillon Gabriel (Oklahoma – QB), Andrel Anthony (Oklahoma – WR), Quinn Ewers (Texas – QB), AD Mitchell (Texas – WR), Jalen Catalon (Texas – DB), Ryan Watts (Texas – DB)
2. No. 20 Kentucky @ No. 1 Georgia
A battle of two undefeated SEC schools can possibly make a game interesting in Athens. Can Kentucky keep up with the Bulldogs?
Transfers to watch: Devin Leary (Kentucky – QB), Ray Davis (Kentucky – RB), Dominic Lovett (Georgia – WR), Rara Thomas (Georgia – WR), Tykee Smith (Georgia – DB)
3. No. 10 Notre Dame @ No. 25 Louisville
Louisville has been one of the more impressive teams this season, starting out 5-0. Saturday’s game against No. 10 Notre Dame could top off the great start of the year with their biggest win.
Transfers to watch: Sam Hartman (Notre Dame – QB), Javontae Jean-Baptiste (Notre Dame – DL), Thomas Harper (DB), Jack Plummer (Louisville – QB), Jawhar Jordan (Louisville – RB), Isaac Guerendo (Louisville – RB), Jamari Thrash (Louisville, WR)
4. UCF @ Kansas
UCF is looking for their first ever Big 12 win in Lawrence. This should be a highly entertaining Big 12 game.
Transfers to watch: Timmy Mcclain (UCF – QB), RJ Harvey (UCF – RB), Kobe Hudson (UCF – WR), Lee Hunter (UCF – DL), JB Brown (Kansas – LB)
5. Marshall @ NC State
The Thundering Herd are entering Raleigh with a perfect 4-0 start. Can NC State avoid the upset?
Transfers to watch: Cade Conley (Marshall – TE), JJ Roberts (Marshall – DB), Kesean Brown (Marshall – LB), Brennan Armstrong (NC State – QB)
Other games to consider: No. 23 LSU @ No. 20 Missouri, No. 13 Washington State @ UCLA, Maryland @ No. 4 Ohio State, No. 24 Fresno State @ Wyoming