College football season officially begins Thursday and there are five Mountain West Conference games on the slate.

Thursday, August 29th:

5:00 pm UNLV @ Minnesota (Big Ten Network)

6:00 pm Utah State @ Utah (FOX Sports 1)

8:00 pm Sacramento State @ San Jose State

8:30 pm Rutgers @ Fresno State (ESPNU)

9:00 pm #24 USC @ Hawaii (CBS Sports Network)

Saturday, August 31st:

1:00 pm Colgate @ Air Force

6:00 pm E. Illinois @ San Diego State

6:00 pm Wyoming @ Nebraska (Big Ten Network)

6:00 pm University of Texas-El Paso @ New Mexico

8:00 pm Nevada @ #21 UCLA (Pac-12 Network)

8:00 pm #19 Boise State @ Washington (FOX Sports 1)

Sunday, September 1st:

4:00 pm Colorado Vs. Colorado State* (CBS Sports Network)

* = Game played at Mile High Stadium in Denver