What can you compare the opening of the football season to?  Hmmmm, Christmas?

The calendar is filling up with tailgate parties, Fantasy Football strategy sessions, man-cave nights and family traditions going to support the local high school team.

Here's a look at what to expect this weekend:

  • University of Sioux Falls at St. Cloud State, Thursday, September 1
  • University of South Dakota at New Mexico, Thursday, September 1
  • SF Roosevelt vs SF O'Gorman, Saturday, September 3
  • SF Lincoln vs SF Washington, Saturday, September 3
  • Northern State vs Augustana University, Saturday, September 3
  • SDSU at Texas Christian, Saturday, September 3
  • Fresno State vs Nebraska, Saturday, September 3

Don't forget your team jersey!