The College Sports Journal

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CSJ’s 2018 Week 3 Game Preview: North Texas at Arkansas

North Texas at Arkansas When: Saturday, September 15, 3:00 PM CDT Where: Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium, Fayetteville, AR TV/Streaming: SEC Network Alternate North Texas Mean Green (2-0, 0-0 C-USA) – Week 2 W 58-16 vs. Incarnate Word North Texas scored the most points in its first two games in program history, registered consecutive 400-yard passing games by a quarterback.

CSJ’s 2018 Week 3 Game Preview: South Florida vs. Illinois

South Florida vs. Illinois When: Saturday, September 15, 2:30 PM CDT Where: Soldier Field, Chicago, Ill. TV/Streaming: Big Ten Network / Big10Go South Florida Bulls (2-0, 0-0 AAC) Week 2-W 49-38 vs. Georgia Tech Trailing Georgia Tech, 38-28, 45 seconds into the fourth quarter, USF scored 21 unanswered points and forced two of its three turnovers gained on the.

CSJ’s 2018 Week 3 Game Preview: Ohio vs. Virginia

Ohio vs. Virginia When: Saturday, September 15, 4:30 PM EDT Where: Vanderbilt Stadium, Nashville, TN TV/Streaming: ESPN2 / WatchESPN Ohio Bobcats (1-0, 0-0 MAC)-Week 2 – Bye The Bobcats opened the 2018 season with a 38-32 victory over FCS Howard in Week 1. Last week, Ohio had a bye week. The Bobcats are coming off of a 2017.

CSJ’s 2018 Week 2 Game Preview: Samford at Florida State

Samford at Florida State When: Saturday, September 8, 7:20 PM Where: Doak Campbell Stadium, Tallahassee, FL TV/Streaming Coverage: ACC Network Extra | ABC 27 WTXL (Tallahassee market)/ESPNWatch Samford Bulldogs Samford handled its business in its opening game, defeating Division II Shorter 66-9. The Bulldogs were led by QB Devlin Hodges who threw for 330 yards.

Dukes Hang with NC State, Ultimately Fall 24-13

James Madison stayed with North Carolina State throughout the game on Saturday. In the end, the Dukes came up just a bit short, falling 24-13 in Raleigh. Playing a team of that caliber that close would be considered a moral victory for many FCS schools. But for James Madison, the 3 time defending CAA Champions.

Appalachian State Nearly Stuns The World Again, Battles Bravely But Falls In Overtime to Penn State, 45-38

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA. — The one thing that Appalachian State needed from redshirt sophomore quarterback Zac Thomas in his first college start was a performance close to error free in the crucible of 105,232 fans Saturday at Penn State’s Beaver Stadium. Coming into the biggest game of his life, this Trusville, Alabama product had thrown.

CSJ’s 2018 Week 1 Game Preview: James Madison at North Carolina State

James Madison at North Carolina State When: Saturday, September 1st, 12:00 PM EDT Where: Carter-Finley Stadium, Raleigh, NC TV/Streaming Coverage: ESPNU, WatchESPN App (ESPNU subscription required) James Madison: CSJ’s 2018 Preview Capsule James Madison has its sights set on a third straight trip to Frisco, Texas in the first weekend of 2019. They enter the season as the.

2018 College Football Team Preview: Penn State Nittany Lions

Penn State Nittany Lions Location: State College, PA Coach: James Franklin (34-7) 4th Season Stadium: Camp Randall Stadium (Capacity: 80,321) CSJ Projections: 4th: Big Ten (2nd East Division) 1st: Pennsylvania 15th: FBS 15th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: A great season, but most Penn State fans are wondering what might have been had they managed.

2018 College Football Team Previews: Louisville Cardinals

Louisville Cardinals Location: Louisville, KY Coach: Bobby Petrino (75-27) 9th Season, 5th consecutive at Louisville Stadium: Cardinal Stadium (Capacity 61,000) CSJ Projections 5th ACC (3rd Atlantic Division) 1st: Kentucky 24th: FBS 24th: Division I 2017 In a Sentence: Louisville was another team mired in the middle of the ACC in 2017. They seemed to win.

2018 College Football Team Previews: Texas Longhorns

Texas Longhorns Location: Austin, TX Coach: Tom Herman (7-6 @UT, 29-10 overall) 2nd Season Stadium: Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium (Capacity: 100,119) CSJ Projections: 5th: Big 12 2nd: Texas 28th: FBS 28th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: In an up and down season that saw Texas lose its opener to sub-.500 Maryland to winning the.

2018 College Football Team Previews: Kansas State Wildcats

Kansas State Wildcats Location: Manhattan, KS Coach: Bill Snyder (210-110-1) 27th Season Stadium: Bill Snyder Family Stadium (Capacity: 50,000) CSJ Projections: 6th: Big 12 1st: Kansas 30th: FBS 30th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: Last season was a will-he-or-won’t-he storyline for legendary Wildcat head coach Bill Snyder – will the 78 year old coach retire after.

2018 College Football Team Previews: Utah Utes

Utah Utes Location: Salt Lake City, UT Coach: Kyle Whittingham (111-86) 13th Season Stadium: Rice-Eccles Stadium (Capacity: 45,807) CSJ Projections: 5th: Pac-12 (2nd in South Division) 1st: Utah 34th: FBS 35th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: The Utes finished the season at 7-6 overall but were just 3-6 in Pas-12 play with three of the losses.

College Football Team Previews: Arizona State Sun Devils

Arizona Sun Devils Location: Tempe, AZ Coach: Herm Edwards (0-0@ASU, 56–78 (NFL)) 1st Season Stadium: Sun Devil Stadium (Capacity: 57,078) CSJ Projections: 7th: Pac-12 (3rd in South Division) 1st: Arizona 43rd: FBS 45th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: The Sun Devils improved only slightly over 2016 (5-7), finishing 7-6 and Coach Todd Graham was told that.

2018 College Football Previews: Indiana Hoosiers

Indiana Hoosiers Location: Bloomington, IN Coach: Tom Allen (5-8) 2nd Season Stadium: Memorial Stadium (Capacity: 52,929) CSJ Projections: 9th: Big Ten (5th East Division) 3rd: Indiana 48th: FBS 50th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: The conference play was brutal for IU—the Hoosiers were 0-6 in the Big Ten before beating Illinois and Rutgers but one-score loss.