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Another season of college football has kicked off and that means a new batch of hype/pump-up videos have popped up on YouTube in anticipation of Labor Day weekend’s many gridiron battles.

While many of the powerhouse programs have scheduled patsies, the 2019-20 season still has a couple top-flight battles to offer up in the opening week. On Saturday, No. 3 Georgia pays Vanderbilt a visit, then the following day No. 4 Oklahoma hosts Houston. Finally, on Labor Day itself, No. 9 Notre Dame heads to Louisville to start the season.

Get pumped up: Best college football hype videos starring Clemson, Bama, Georgia and Oklahoma

Here we present the most popular hype videos for each team in the CFB Top Ten, starting with the Clemson Tigers, who will be looking to repeat as champions after winning their second title in three years last season. In the past, only Ohio State produced its own hype videos, while other schools — despite multi-million dollar budgets — have relied on fan-made productions.


Will Clemson become the first repeat national champion since the 2011-12 Alabama teams? A trio of top-flight stars on offense — quarterback Trevor Lawrence, running back Travis Etienne and wide receiver Justyn Ross — will make it tough for the opposition to keep the Tigers from scoring at will.

Season Opener: defeated Georgia Tech
Thursday, August 29, 8:00 PM ET
Memorial Stadium, Clemson, South Carolina

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After losing a heartbreaker to Clemson in last season’s College Football Playoff National Championship game, it’s no surprise that Bama’s hype video is heavy on the theme of revenge.

Bama fan Winn Spivey produced a video Crimson Tide hype video chock full of defensive highlights and set to Queen’s iconic anthem “We Will Rock You.”

Season Opener: vs Duke
Saturday, August 31, 9:30 AM ET
Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia

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Quarterback Jake Fromm and running back D’Andre Swift will try to power Georgia past nemesis Alabama who managed to squeak by the Bulldogs the past two seasons.

Season Opener: at Vanderbilt
Saturday, August 31, 1:30 PM ET
Vanderbilt Stadium, Nashville, Tennessee

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In just his third year as Oklahoma’s head coach, Lincoln Riley will be hoping Alabama transfer Jalen Hurts will give the Sooners their third Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback in as many years.

Season Opener: vs Houston
Sunday, September 1, 1:30 PM ET
Memorial Stadium, Norman, Oklahoma

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With Ryan Day replacing Urban Meyer as the Buckeyes coach, and a new quarterback at the helm, Ohio State is looking to get back to the College Football Playoff posthaste under the new regime.

Season Opener: vs Florida Atlantic
Saturday, August 31, 12:00 PM ET
Ohio Stadium, Columbus, Ohio

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LSU will look to build upon the momentum established by last year’s team which averaged nearly 500 yards of offense over its last four contests.

Season Opener: vs Georgia Southern
Saturday, August 31, 1:30 PM ET
Tiger Stadium, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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No matter what kind of record coach Jim Harbaugh posts with Michigan, he tenure will remain dicey until he is able to guide the Wolverines past their despised rivals south of the border. This year’s Big Game will be played at the Big House in Ann Arbor which should give Michigan the edge.

Season Opener: vs Middle Tennessee
Saturday, August 31, 1:30 PM ET
Michigan Stadium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

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Florida quarterback Feleipe Franks is among five returning offensive starters looking to maintain last season’s mojo which saw the Gators average north of 400 yards per game. With a schedule featuring two FCS opponents, another double-digit win total is not out of the question.

Season Opener: vs Miami
Saturday, August 24, 1:00 PM ET
Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida

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Chip Kelly will attempt to build upon Notre Dame’s first College Football Playoff berth last season, as he attempts to become the first Irish coach with three consecutive double-digit win seasons since Lou Holtz (1991-93).

Season Opener: at Louisville
Monday, September 2, 2:00 PM ET
Cardinal Stadium, Louisville, Kentucky

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Following their Sugar Bowl victory against Georgia last season, Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger hollered, “Longhorn Nation, we’re back!” in an echo of Vince Young’s similar decree from

Season Opener: vs Louisiana Tech
Saturday, August 31, 2:00 PM ET
Royal Texas Memorial Stadium, Austin, Texas

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