Matchups of the Week

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October is here and as the leaves begin to change, and an unfathomable amount of pumpkin spiced foods fill the grocery stores, fans are packing out football stadiums across the country. We wanted to take a minute and highlight some games from Guardian Caps customers.

UGA vs. Arkansas

This weekend, the Arkansas Razorbacks will head to Athens, GA to take on the Georgia Bulldogs. Both teams are off to a hot start (4-0) this season. Arkansas Head Coach, Sam Pittman, will be returning to Athens where he coached for three years under Kirby Smart.

The game is scheduled for a 12pm ET kickoff, and College Gameday will be in attendance. Sanford Stadium will create an electric atmosphere as 92,000+ fans gather to cheer on the Dawgs and Razorbacks.  

Oregon vs. Stanford

The Stanford Cardinal will host No 3. Ranked Oregon this weekend. Stanford will be starting Tanner McKee at quarterback on Saturday. Coach Mario Cristobal mentioned McKee is “as good of a quarterback as we’ve seen, not only this year, but in years past.” The 6’6” sophomore led the team to an impressive win over USC in early September.

Oregon has proven themselves with wins over Ohio State and Fresno State. In 2020, the Ducks walked away with a 35-14 victory over Stanford. Kickoff is scheduled for 12:30 pm PT.

Santa Ana Mater Dei vs. St. John Bosco

Two historic high school programs will take the field on Friday night at Panish Family Stadium. Tickets for the 6,000-seat stadium sold out in under 4 minutes. Both teams are ranked inside the top three teams in the nation. Mater Dei is ranked #1 and St. John Bosco is ranked #3.

Many of the players taking the field on Friday, will be the future faces of college football. Notable alumni from Mater Dei include Matt Leinart, Matt Barkley (Titans), JT Daniels (UGA), and Bryce Young (Bama). Former stars from St. John Bosco include Josh Rosen (Falcons) and D.J. Uiagalelei (Clemson).

Get ready for an action-packed game with elite talent! Kickoff Is scheduled for 7:30pm PT. 

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