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Nebraska City News-Press - Nebraska City, NE
  • NFL, College action fills Thanksgiving slate

  • Those seeking to add football to their Thanksgiving day menu will find a full slate of college and pro games to choose from on Thursday.
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  • Those seeking to add football to their Thanksgiving day menu will find a full slate of college and pro games to choose from on Thursday.
    The NFL kicks off at 11:30 a.m. with the Green Bay Packers, 5-5-1, visiting the Detroit Lions, 6-5. That game will be followed by Dallas Cowboys, 6-5, playing host to the Oakland Raiders, 4-7, at 3:30 p.m., and the Baltimore Ravens playing host the Pittsburgh Steelers at 7:30 p.m.
    Action on the college gridiron features Mississippi State, 5-6, taking on Mississippi, 7-4, at 6:30 p.m. and Texas, 7-3, playing host to Texas Tech, 7-4, also at 6:30 p.m.
    College football action continues on Friday with Nebraska, 8-3, playing at home against Iowa, 7-4, at 11 a.m.
    Other Friday college games of note include:
    LSU, 8-3, vs. Arkansas, 3-8, at 1:30 p.m.
    Washington State, 6-5, vs. Washington, 7-4, 2:30 p.m.
    Fresno State, 10-0, vs. San Jose State, 5-6, 2:30 p.m.
    Oregon State, 6-5, vs. Oregon, 9-2, 6 p.m.
    Saturday’s college action will be highlighted with games involving the Big 10 divisional champions as Ohio State, 11-0, takes on rival Michigan,m 7-4, at 11 a.m. Michigan State, 10-1, will play Minnesota, 8-3, also at 11 a.m.
    Other Saturday college games of note include:
    Florida State, 11-0, vs. Florida, 4-7, 11 a.m.
    Penn State, 6-5, vs. Wisconsin, 9-2, 2:30 p.m.
    Alabama, 11-0, vs. Auburn, 10-1, 2:30 p.m.
    Notre Dame, 8-3, vs. Stanford, 9-2, 6 p.m.
    Clemson, 10-1, vs. South Carolina, 6 p.m.
    Missouri, 10-1, vs. Texas A&M, 8-3, 6:45 p.m.
    UCLA, 8-3, vs. USC, 9-3, 7 p.m.
    Arizona, 7-4, vs. Arizona State, 9-2, 8:30 p.m.

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