Maryland has cycled through three quarterbacks this season, turning from Perry Hills to Caleb Rowe to Daxx Garman because of interceptions, and will choose one of them to start Saturday against No. 1 Ohio State.
Caleb Rowe threw three more interceptions, leaving him with 12 interceptions in parts of four games, as the Terrapins were shut out, 28-0, on Saturday in Michigan’s first visit to Maryland.
Hokies quarterback Brenden Motley was sacked seven times and threw three interceptions as the Panthers defeated their old Big East rival, 17-13, in a soggy ACC opener for each team.
Entering this weekend’s play, four of the top 22 scoring offenses in the country are in the West Division, where things are definitely wild.
Maryland was supposed to open the Big Ten portion of its schedule with an 8 p.m. game against Michigan on Saturday, but concern over the effect of Hurricane Joaquin forced the conference to move the game to noon.
How much are history and tradition worth? It’s a question Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour will soon answer about the school’s football stadium.
A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that the NCAA’s use of college athletes’ names, images and likenesses in video games and TV broadcasts violated antitrust laws but struck down a plan allowing schools to pay athletes up to $5,000.
The NCAA banned the SMU from postseason play Tuesday and suspended Brown for nine games after concluding that he lied to investigators, ignored academic fraud and misled his staff when it came to compliance.
The Hokies, who stumbled on the road against East Carolina on Saturday, will open the conference portion of their schedule on Saturday against Pittsburgh.
Summers ran for two touchdowns and threw for a third in place of Blake Kemp as the Pirates defeated Virginia Tech, 32-28, at home for the first time in 23 years.
Rowe was intercepted four times, and only a late touchdown pass from Daxx Garman from Jahrvis Davenport prevented a shutout as the Mountaineers romped to a 45-6 victory on Saturday.
Justin Taimatia returned an interception 21 yards for a touchdown on Virginia’s first play from scrimmage, and Boise State, up by 17 points not even eight minutes in, throttled the Cavaliers, 56-14.