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College Football Gameday

Lenoir-Rhyne (0-0) at West Chester (Pa.) (0-0)

John A. Farrell Stadium, West Chester, Pa., 6 p.m., ESPN3.com

The Bears, ranked 10th in the AFCA’s Division II preseason poll, open the 2015 season against the 23rd-ranked Golden Rams. … L-R is 1-2 all-time against West Chester, but that lone win came in the 2013 D-II semifinals.

Elon (0-0) at Wake Forest (0-0)

BB&T Field, Winston-Salem, 7 p.m., ESPN3.com

The Deacons lead the all-time series against the Phoenix 9-0-1, including wins in the past four games. … The last meeting between the teams was in 2009, a 35-7 Wake Forest victory. Before that, the teams played eight times between 1920-1939.

Duke (0-0) at Tulane (0-0)

Yulman Stadium, New Orleans, La., 9:30 p.m., CBS Sports Network

The Blue Devils are 2-2 all-time against the Green Wave, but have won two straight. … This is Duke’s first season opener on the road since 2005. The Blue Devils have not won a road season opener since 1988, and are 0-8-1 since then.

Bill Kiser

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