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Thanksgiving weekend ordinarily presents a bountiful feast of tasty college football clashes as the fall season winds down. There aren’t quite as many in this unusual season with some traditional matchups rescheduled, but there are still a number of games on the slate that could affect the national championship picture.

The focus this weekend returns to the ACC, seemingly headed toward a rematch of an earlier instant classic, and to the SEC, where the odds-on favorite faces its in-state foe. Then there’s the Pac-12, trying to present its best case.

Here are the five games that could have the most impact on the quest for the College Football Playoff.

No. 2 Notre Dame at No. 23 North Carolina

Friday, 3:30 p.m. ET, ABC

Notre Dame’s likely reunion with Clemson in the ACC title game is