Former Notre Dame running back Autry Denson, who has been coaching Fighting Irish running backs, has been named Charleston Southern head coach.
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- @ SC
- Ex-ND RB Denson to coach Charleston Southern
- Florida sticks with Franks as QB for opener
- AP FCS All-America Team
- IU to host Charleston Southern with FIU tilt off
The Florida Gators, who open the season Saturday night against the Charleston Southern Buccaneers, are sticking with Feleipe Franks as their starting quarterback. Franks went 3-5 as a starter last season.
Defending national champion and top-ranked James Madison placed three players on The Associated Press FCS All-America first team, more than any other school.
Indiana will host Charleston Southern on Oct. 7, a game added after the Hoosiers' matchup with Florida International was canceled due to Hurricane Irma.
North Dakota State, the No. 1 seed in the FCS Playoffs, will begin its quest for a sixth straight national championship next week. The first round kicks off this weekend.
Seminoles safety Derwin James injured his left knee while making a tackle in the third quarter of Saturday's game against Charleston Southern and did not return.
Charleston Southern suspended 13 players, including 10 starters, for Saturday's game at No. 3 Florida State.
Davlvin Cook breaks free for 37-yard TD
Florida State's Heisman hopeful breaks through defenders on this 37-yard TD run. No. 3 FSU leads Charleston Southern 42-6.
No. 3 Florida State needed to keep momentum going with Louisville next, so the starters could play into the third quarter. It was not been a great second quarter with an interception, blown coverage and a few sacks. Ideally the starters would be out by now, but Jimbo Fisher was not happy.
Jacques Patrick continues to run with the power Jimbo Fisher has asked him to. The 6-foot-2, 230-pound sophomore is initiating contact, which defenders are not welcoming considering Patrick's size. Florida State needs a complement to Dalvin Cook.
FSU up big after 89-yard punt return
Florida State's Jesus Wilson returns a punt 89 yards for a touchdown. The No. 3 Noles are up 28-0 over Charleston Southern.
Watch: Charleston Southern at No. 3 FSU
Charleston Southern has suspended 14 players vs. FSU after self-reporting NCAA violations related to book purchases. FSU has won an FBS-best 21 straight home games. The Noles were given a 99 percent chance to win by ESPN's FPI before the suspensions were announced. Live on ACCNetworkExtra/WatchESPN
A little carbo-loading going on for Renegade about an hour before he takes the field to plant the first spear of the home season for Florida State.