There’s a reason why “College GameDay” will be in Times Square this week.

Yes, there is a large alumni network in New York who enjoys watching college football that ESPN will highlight. But there’s also a lack of big-name programs in marquee games for the show to visit this weekend.

Just two games feature a pair of ranked opponents, and one of those teams jumped into the rankings this week after a major upset last Saturday.

Here’s a look at a few games to watch in the fourth full week of the 2017 season:

No. 5 USC at California

Saturday at 3:30 p.m., ABC/Ch. 7

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USC seemingly did everything it could to hand Texas the game last week, but Sam Darnold and the Trojans got it together late to remain unbeaten. That makes it 12 consecutive wins for the Trojans heading into a rivalry they’ve dominated in recent years. USC has a 13-game winning streak against Cal and will be favored by at least two touchdowns, but the Bears have exceeded expectations already in 2017. Cal is 3-0 under new coach Justin Wilcox following a home win over Ole Miss. A renewed focus on defense in Berkeley has been key to the strong start, but Darnold and the Trojans’ offense are a whole different problem for the Bears to deal with.

No. 16 TCU at No. 6 Oklahoma State

Saturday at 3:30 p.m., ESPN

It’s a make-or-break season for Oklahoma State, and TCU might be the one to break them. With top draft prospect Mason Rudolph set to run out of eligibility, the Cowboys need to win now. They’ve done that thus far, going 3-0 with a combined score of 162-52, but against less than stellar foes. TCU already has a nice win over Arkansas under its belt and was tested by SMU. Coach Gary Patterson thinks that experience is the Frogs’ biggest advantage heading into Stillwater, but a healthy offense led by quarterback Kenny Hill may be able to catch an untested Oklahoma State defense early.

No. 17 Mississippi State at No. 11 Georgia

Saturday at 7 p.m., ESPN

It’s not exactly a rivalry, but the Bulldogs vs. Bulldogs matchup suddenly is one of the more important games on the SEC schedule early this season. Georgia looks the part of SEC title contender early, beating Notre Dame on the road and cruising to a 3-0 start. Mississippi State looks the part as well, surprising many with a blowout upset of LSU to open its conference schedule last week and jump into the rankings. MSU quarterback Nick Fitzgerald is having a stellar start to his season, scoring 12 total touchdowns and throwing just one interception. A Georgia native, Fitzgerald will be the focus for both teams in this one.

No. 4 Penn State at Iowa

Saturday at 7:30 p.m., ABC/Ch. 7

Two words — trap game. Penn State is at its best in a decade with the nation’s No. 4 team and the top back in the country, Saquon Barkley, on its side. The Nittany Lions have outscored their opponents, 141-14, through three games, but they’ve yet to leave the friendly confines of Happy Valley. Unbeaten Iowa hasn’t played any world beaters and needed overtime to beat rival Iowa State. Penn State leveled Iowa a year ago, and the Hawkeyes haven’t forgotten. That could mean trouble for the Nittany Lions in front of an electric crowd in prime time.