USC coach Clay Helton is stressing the need for better practices after a 1-2 start. "If you don't provide that leadership," Helton said, "they are not going to do it."
Wake Forest QB Kendall Hinton, who was in line to start prior to a three-game ban, will instead serve as the backup to freshman Sam Hartman vs. Notre Dame.
A close win or bad loss against a quality cross-conference opponent early in the season could be the difference between No. 4 and No. 5 come playoff time.
In normal times, the Big Ten would own this week's Bottom 10. But friends, when FSU gets dominated by Syracuse and squeaks by Samford, we are not in normal times.
OK, the 2020 NFL draft is still a long ways out, but Mel and Todd already are thinking about two promising underclassmen quarterbacks who could be the No. 1 overall pick.
SEC Network's Greg McElroy joins The Paul Finebaum Show to give his opinion on this weekend's matchup between the Bulldogs and Wildcats.
Saturday, October 6
|Buffalo BUFF||TBD||100 tickets as low as $16||Kelly/Shorts Stadium, Mount Pleasant, MI|
|Northern Illinois NIU||TBD||94 tickets as low as $18||Scheumann Stadium, Muncie, IN|
|Eastern Michigan EMU||287 tickets as low as $18||Waldo Stadium, Kalamazoo, MI|
|Ohio OHIO||20 tickets as low as $23||Dix Stadium, Kent, OH|
|Miami (OH) M-OH||168 tickets as low as $27||InfoCision Stadium, Akron, OH|
|Bowling Green BGSU||328 tickets as low as $5||Glass Bowl, Toledo, OH|