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CMU's McElwain relishes return to LSU's Death Valley

Sep. 16, 2021 16:42 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Central Michigan coach Jim McElwain and the Chippewas have demonstrated already this season that they can go into an SEC stadium and be competitive. Yet McElwain is reluctant to characterize a visit to LSU’s 102,000-seat Death Valley, where the...

No. 17 Mississippi braces for Tulane in high-scoring matchup

Sep. 16, 2021 15:43 PM EDT

Mississippi coach Lane Kiffin sees a Tulane team that plays with energy, is well coached and has quality depth. In fact, what he sees is some Southeastern Conference-style characteristics for the next team facing his 17th-ranked Rebels (2-0) Saturday night at...

No. 20 Arkansas looks to avoid letdown vs. Georgia Southern

Sep. 16, 2021 15:17 PM EDT

Georgia Southern (1-1) at No. 20 Arkansas (2-0), Saturday at 4 p.m. EDT (FOX). Line: Arkansas by 23 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: First meeting. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Arkansas is ranked for...

Stanford good model for now, Vandy coach sees higher ceiling

Sep. 16, 2021 14:43 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — First-year Commodores coach Clark Lea is the latest attempting to build a football program at Vanderbilt. He admires what David Shaw has accomplished at Stanford, marrying football success with academic excellence. But Lea sees his alma mater...

Corral, No. 17 Mississippi try to keep rolling vs. Tulane

Sep. 16, 2021 14:28 PM EDT

Tulane (1-1) at No. 17 Mississippi (2-0), Saturday at 8 p.m. EDT (ESPN2). Line: Ole Miss by 14 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Ole Miss leads 70-15-2 after vacated wins. WHAT’S AT STAKE? ...

No. 10 Penn State to draw on crowd against No. 22 Auburn

Sep. 16, 2021 14:23 PM EDT

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Sean Clifford’s confidence has grown with each play this fall, and Penn State’s quarterback is about to get a big ego boost. It’ll come from the more than 107,000 fans who’ll pack Beaver Stadium on Saturday night for a rare Big Ten-SEC...

No. 2 Georgia hopes to avoid huge upset vs South Carolina

Sep. 16, 2021 14:20 PM EDT

South Carolina (2-0) at No. 2 Georgia (2-0), Saturday at 7 p.m. EDT (ESPN). Line: Georgia by 31 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Georgia leads 52-19-2. WHAT’S AT STAKE? In the first of...

No. 13 UCLA looks to avoid misstep against Fresno State

Sep. 16, 2021 13:44 PM EDT

Fresno State (2-1) at No. 13 UCLA (2-0), Saturday at 10:45 p.m. EDT (Pac-12 Network). Line: UCLA by 11 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: UCLA leads 6-3. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Between their...

No. 20 Arkansas looks to build on Texas win vs. Ga. Southern

Sep. 16, 2021 13:30 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Sam Pittman has done in 12 games what the two previous football coaches at Arkansas couldn't in five seasons. Last Saturday’s resounding 40-21 thumping of then-No. 15 Texas catapulted the Razorbacks (2-0) into the Associated Press Top 25 for...

Penn State faces Auburn, looking for 7th straight win

Sep. 16, 2021 13:27 PM EDT

No. 22 Auburn (2-0) at No. 10 Penn State (2-0), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (ABC). Line: Penn State by 5 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Tied 1-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Both teams will look...