W2W4: Top 5 college football games to watch in Week 8

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MEMPHIS (5-1 , 2-0 in American) @ No. 24 NAVY (4-1 , 3-0 in American)


WHERE: Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium  – Annapolis, MD

KICKOFF: 3:30 p.m. ET on CBS Sports Network

LINE: Memphis +2.5


The Memphis Tigers have gone against expectations with their one-loss campaigns o far in 2016. After losing program cultivator Justin Fuente to Virginia Tech, many anticipated at least a sizeable drop-off for the Tigers program. Instead, the Tigers have taken care of business and had a respectable showing against long-time rival Ole Miss down in The Grove. This all is occurring after losing their star QB Paxton Lynch as well.

The Midshipmen meanwhile continue to be a consistent football program with another solid campaign. Navy already has a very impressive and shocking win by beating college football darling Houston 46-40. Head coach Ken Niumatalolo continues his very impressive track record as coaching the most reliable of the service academies. His Midshipmen have not missed a bowl game since 2011 and could finish in the top 25 for the second straight year if they can take care of business against an upstart Memphis Tigers team.