ICYMI: Historic week in college football #SocialSaturday


In cased you missed it:

  • Last week, Jacksonville State came within a touchdown of upsetting Auburn. This week, Northern Illinois came within a touchdown of knocking off No. 1 Ohio State, the defending national champions. The Huskies held Ohio State under 300 yards for the first time during the Urban Meyer era and forced five turnovers. But their offense was limited to 190 yards in a 20-13 loss in Columbus, Ohio.
  • Buffalo beat FAU 33-15, but FAU’s Jason Driskel rushed for 385 yards and 2 touchdowns, Greg Howell rushed for a total of 75 yards, Jenson Stoshak had 124 receiving yards, and Al Shaair ended the game with 11 tackles.
  • Marshall beat Norfolk State 45-7 in the the debut for QB Chase Litton and he impressed going 24-31 in passing percetage for 270 yards and 4 touchdown passes.
  • Matt Johnson did it again, passing for more than 400 for the third consecutive week, but Memphis edged Bowling Green, 44-41. Falcons receiver Roger Lewis had 7 catches for 262 yards and 3 touchdowns. All of his touchdowns were 60-plus yards, including one of which he ran for 94 yards.
  • Kennesaw State beat Division II Shorter, 18-10, to become the first Big South team to start 3-0 in its first season in the conference.
  • Kent State’s April Goss not only makes history as the second female player to ever score in a major college football game, but she is now the first female player to ever win accolades as Player of the Week.

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Kenzie Stanford

Kenzie Stanford is social media producer for Americansportsnet.com