It would not be the beginning of college football without those FCS-FBS matchups.
Most of them end with the FCS school getting blown out by 60 or more points while making seven figures. But sometimes, that FCS program can stun the bigger program and walk away with a win and cash.
There's always a few, but there are many lopsided defeats as well.
Let's take a look at "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" from week 1.
THE GOOD: FCS teams that beat FBS opponents
-Alabama State 21, Mississippi State 20
The Jaguars escaped defeat after a missed 28-yard field goal with seconds left. You could just feel every Bulldog fan's spirit break when the ball hit the goal post.
-Richmond 37, Virginia 20
You can't help but support a team with a nickname like the Spiders. The Cavaliers were 4-8 last season and may not reach that win total in 2016. Richmond is a competitive team in the CAA.
-Northern Iowa 25, Iowa State 20
For at least one week, the Kansas Jayhawks are not the worst team in the Big 12. That dishonor belongs to the Cyclones. Don't worry Iowa State, you'll bounce back... I think.
-Eastern Washington 45, Washington State 42
Wasn't Washington State a sleeper pick for some in the Pac 12? Fly that giant WSU flag at half-staff during College Gameday this upcoming Saturday.
THE BAD: FCS teams that didn't fair well (But were not bad enough to be ugly)
East Carolina 52, Western Carolina 7
East beats West in a game nobody outside of the state watched.
South Florida 56, Towson 20
Towson is more of a lacrosse school, anyway. Maybe the Bulls can make the American Athletic Conference title game? It could happen. Houston's not in their division.
Kansas 55, Rhode Island 6
What?! Kansas?! They are on this list and not for losing to an FCS team? Way to go, Jayhawks! There's still a chance you go 1-11 this year, but wait to go!
Arizona State 44, Northern Arizona 13
Those who can't party hard enough go to NAU.
Texas Tech 69, Stephen F. Austin 17
This bordered on ugly, but since Stephen F. Austin doesn't play many FBS teams, I'll just leave it under bad. Also, expect the Red Raiders to ruin someone's season in the Big 12.
Baylor 55, Northwestern State 7
A Big 12 Snooze Fest in Waco Friday Night
Oklahoma State 61, Southeastern Louisiana 7
Another Big 12 Snooze Fest, but in Stillwater on a Saturday afternoon. Central Michigan is next for OSU, who gave the visiting Pokes a game last season.
If Pitt beats Penn State this Saturday, James Conner and company will ride into town looking for another big win against the Cowboys.
THE UGLY: The "Stop! He's Already Dead!" Game
Miami (FL) 70, Florida A&M 3
Mark Richt told his team they can't be complacent after this win. Really? I thought they had Sarasota Community College next weekend.
WHAT COULD HAVE BEEN: Upsets that were close, but yet so far
Michigan State 28, Furman 13
Not an impressive performance by the Spartans, who made the College Football Playoff last season. This game was played on a Friday, so most people were probably going to high school games as seasons kicked off across America.
TCU 59, South Dakota State 41
The Jackrabbits gave the Horned Frogs a game for almost three quarters. TCU just had a little more in the tank in the second half. After Texas' win at Notre Dame, Oklahoma's loss to Houston and TCU's close brush with South Dakota State, the Big 12 might more open than anyone thought this season.
Connecticut 24, Maine 21`
Isn't UConn on the Big 12's short list? It must be for the basketball program, right?
HONORABLE MENTION: FBS Schools Destroying other FBS Schools
Michigan 63, Hawaii 3
You knew Michigan is going to be good this season, but it is hard to believe how bad Hawaii has been as of late. My mind must be stuck in 2007, when my Fighting Irish went 3-9 and the Rainbow Warriors made the Sugar Bowl.
Ohio State 77, Bowling Green 10
If you pick just the right team from the MAC, you will get a result like this if you're Ohio State.
The Buckeyes will get their first test in week 3 against Oklahoma in Norman, a Sooner squad with a lot of question marks after losing to Houston.
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