Thursday, September 10, 2015

Week 2: Thursday and Friday Night Lights in CUSA and with two in-state matchups

Thursday, September 10th 


  • Louisiana Tech (1-0) at Western Kentucky (1-0) 7:00 pm on FS1 - The top two programs from each division square off in the C-USA opener for 2015. The Bulldogs made the title game last year and blew out the Hilltoppers at home last year, 59-10 with Iowa transfer Cody Sokol at quarterback. This year it is Florida transfer Jeff Driskel leading the LA Tech offense.
Friday, September 11th

C-USA vs. ACC match up in only second meeting in the new
in-state series. Miami-FL won and hosted the '13 game
34-6 to kickoff the season.

  • Miami-FL (1-0) at Florida Atlantic (0-1) 7:00 pm on FS1 - The Hurricane won home opener 45-0 against Bethune-Cookman; while the Owls lost road opener at Tulsa 47-44. Miami-FL will take the less than an hour drive up North I-95 to meet the Owls in Week 2.

In the State of Utah: The Beehive Boot is the trophy.

  • Utah State (1-0) at Utah (1-0) 8:00 pm on ESPN2 - It is the Battle of Brothers for the rights to the Beehive Boot in this in-state series, along with BYU. The Aggies won their opener 12-9 over Southern Utah; while the Utes won 24-17 in a prime-time game over Michigan at home last Thursday night. It is the 112th meeting in the series. Home team has won three straight in this one. Last played in 2013, in season opener, Utah won 30-26, then won @ BYU in Week 4 20-13 to win the bragging rights in the Beehive State!

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