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, September 20
|matchup||result||passing leader||rushing leader||receiving leader|
Indiana State INST
|NIU 48, INST 3||C. Dowdell 77||C. Spann 73||M. Simon 42|
South Dakota State SDSU
Northern Iowa UNI
|UNI 34, SDSU 20||R. Berry 375||C. Lewis 95||J. Harris 120|
North Dakota State NDSU
Youngstown State YSU
|YSU 32, NDSU 24||N. Mertens 296||K. Keys 146||K. Heckendorf 111|
Missouri State MOST
Southeast Missouri State SEMO
|MOST 45, SEMO 28||H. Lillard 331||K. Washington 58||B. Stewart 93|
|Stephen F Austin SFA|
Western Illinois WIU
|WIU 34, SFA 14||J. Moses 386||H. Donaldson 229||C. Parks 102|
Eastern Illinois EIU
Illinois State ILST
|EIU 25, ILST 21||K. Brockway 240||T. Bess 79||E. Salem 105|