Most compelling matchups in college football Week 9

9Who will you be rooting for come Week 9?

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Several of the top teams in college football, including top-ranked Alabama, won’t take the field in Week 9. There are still a number of compelling matchups to monitor on this weekend’s slate, though.

High-stakes conference duels dominate the overall narrative. Within those are fascinating battles to behold, not to mention the palpable possibility of an upset befalling any team in playoff contention.

Read on for more on the tastiest matchups to dig into from Saturday’s forthcoming attractions.