Week 5 of the college football season is here.
The action kicks off on Thursday when Navy travels to Memphis in an American Athletic Conference matchup, and continues Friday night with some intriguing games between Penn State-Maryland, Arizona State-Cal and Duke-Virginia Tech.
The Saturday state is fairly loaded once again, as Clemson takes on upset-minded North Carolina in Chapel Hill, Virginia and Notre Dame go head-to-head in South Bend, and Ohio State and Nebraska square off in one of the most anticipated games of the season to this point.
In the midst of each of these games are even more matchups, whether it’s scheme versus scheme, coach against coach, or player versus player. Each of these head-to-head battles help determine the outcome of an entire game. Below, we take a look at the best national matchups beyond just the names of the teams going at it in Week 5 of the college football season.