By Josh Kramer
Lights. Camera. Action. After a 234 day hiatus, the 2012 college football season kicks off tonight. We are coming to the end of the BCS era as the first college football playoff creeps closer. Week 1 generates a major buzz every year, despite featuring very few “buzz-worthy” matchups.
Here are the marquee matchups:
Boise State at Michigan State: Spartans by 7
Headline: The post-Kellen Moore era begins poorly with a Spartan smackdown.
The date was December 23, 2007. Taylor Tharp was the quarterback for Boise State as they took on East Carolina in the Sheraton Hawaii Bowl. Current Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson was the star player for the Pirates, leading them to a 41 to 38 upset victory over Boise State. This night in Hawaii over four years ago happens to be the last game that Kellen Moore was not under center for the Boise State Broncos. Tomorrow night, the Joe Southwick era officially takes flight, as Southwick takes over the quarterback reigns for the great Kellen Moore. Continue reading