Welcome to the official start of Week 1

For most of the college football world, the word of the day feels great to say.


Here we are.

The "College GameDay" set is fired up. The tailgating grills are, too. Welcome to the fall. Here we go.

I'm actually in Dallas watching all of today's games on my couch after a trip to Waco on Friday, so I'll be blogging along with some wide-ranging thoughts as the games progress. I'll be in College Station on Sunday for Texas A&M and SMU, too.

For you, here's a bit of what you missed on the blog this week.

I'll be blogging all of today's games, starting with Missouri and Kansas at 12:30 p.m. ET. In case you lost track of the blog during a hectic holiday week, here's some of what you missed:

It's been quite a weekend of games already, and today's should be just as good. See you all a little bit later on this afternoon.