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Villanova Football kicks off season with road trip to Pittsburgh

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[guitar riff] ‘Nova Football is back!

NCAA Football: Villanova at Connecticut David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

Those of you who have been clamoring for some live Villanova sports action will get your wish when college football returns for a massive Labor Day weekend. Wildcats football aside, this may be the best opening weekend in college football history.

Villanova heads to Heinz Field to take on the Pitt Panthers in their annual buy-game (Saturday, 1:30pm ET, ESPN3) where they put some middling FBS team on upset alert. One problem - secretly-decent Pitt from a year ago may just morph into a very good football team.

They return a ton of starters on defense, an offensive line that could have up to 4 NFL Draft picks, and two running backs that have brought home ACC Player of the Year honors.

Long story short, Pitt should win this game if all goes according to plan.

Some odds and ends to get you in the mood for Villanova Football: