The reality is that Week 1 is full of laughable matchups involving Division I-A teams chalking up easy victories against I-AA opponents. How bad is Week 1? According to data provided by Marty Couvillon of cfbstats.com, 38 of the 74 games (51.4%) involve I-A teams playing a I-AA opponent. It's likely the highest number and percentage of such games in a week's schedule since the NCAA adopted the divisional setup in 1978.
We can't say that is absolutely true because Marty's data goes back only to 2004, but any long-time follower of the game knows that the scheduling of such games has skyrocketed in recent seasons.
The Wiz will refrain from another long-winded rant on this topic. Rather, let this serve as a reminder to the sorry state of college football in 2009.