During the offseason, Virginia football coach Mike London decided the only way to turn around the Cavaliers was to make players more accountable for mistakes. The new mentality was evident in Saturday’s 28-20 loss to No. 7 UCLA.
The Midshipmen spent more than eight months preparing for their season-opener against Ohio State. Now they have only six days to prepare for their next challenge: Temple.
Brewer, a transfer from Texas Tech who won the starting job just a week ago, completed 23 of 30 passes for 251 yards, with two touchdowns to lead Virginia Tech.
Brown ran for three touchdowns before halftime and shook off early inaccuracy to throw for a score in the third quarter as Maryland cruised past JMU 52-7 in both teams’ season opener.
Winston threw for 370 yards and scored on a sparkling 28-yard run to smooth over some rough spots, and Florida State tied a school record with its 17th straight victory by holding off Oklahoma State 37-31 on Saturday night.
UCLA scored three defensive touchdowns before Brett Hundley led them on a critical second-half scoring drive and the No. 7 Bruins escaped Virginia 28-20 in the opener for both teams Saturday.
Redshirt freshman J.T. Barrett threw for 226 yards and two touchdowns in his college debut, and No. 5 Ohio State beat Navy 34-17 Saturday for its 25th consecutive regular-season victory.
Hill broke Manziel’s single-game passing record with 511 yards and No. 21 Texas A&M beat No. 9 South Carolina 52-28 on Thursday night, ending the Gamecocks’ 18-game home win streak.
Reynolds has received national attention after setting a program record with 31 rushing touchdowns last season. But beneath that hype is his growth as a vocal leader for Navy, which will face Ohio State on Saturday.
Steve Sarkisian calls the apparent accusation “ridiculous.” Several players immediately jumped on social media to defend the first-year USC coach.
USC coach Steve Sarkisian says the Trojans are “extremely disappointed in Josh.” Shaw is a fifth-year senior, a team captain and a key starter in USC’s defensive secondary.
Beamer, 67, will begin his 28th season on the sidelines with the Hokies on Saturday. He has indicated recently that he has no plans to retire anytime soon.