Yes, I know it is the afternoon.
Ed Miller of the Virginian-Pilot:
Is it too early for a crossroads game? Perhaps not for the Monarchs, who are coming off a stunning 52-10 loss at Liberty that ranks among the worst in program history. A bounce-back effort, in the conference opener, no less, could wipe the slate clean and restore some of the optimism ODU carried into the season.
Miami Herald Staff
Two Florida International University football players visiting a friend in Opa-locka were shot and injured Thursday afternoon in what police said was a drive-by shooting.
STL Post-Dispatch (AP report)
The Bears play in the Alamodome for the first time since the 2011 Alamo Bowl, when Heisman-Trophy winning quarterback Robert Griffin III helped lead them to a 67-56 win over Washington.
Brad Stephens of the BG Daily News:
Western Kentucky got to the quarterback fewer times than almost any other FBS team in 2017. Julien Lewis knew that needed to change this season.
Adam Martinez of Mean Green Nation:
UIW made a splash hire when they signed the former Red Raider OC, getting him to make a move down to San Antonio and bring offense, wins, and a little attention to the small Catholic university.
So who did he call when he took the job?
“The first guy I needed to call and I have talked to him a ton in this process is Seth Littrell. I have called Seth a ton since I got this job just to ask questions.”