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Senior quarterback John Wolford threw for 242 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score as unbeaten Wake Forest defeated Utah State 46-10 on Saturday.
Alex Hornibrook threw three touchdown passes, Wisconsin forced four turnovers, and the No. 9 Badgers recovered from a miserable start with a dominating second half to beat Utah State 59-10 on Friday night.
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From 2013-2016 under Dave Aranda and then Justin Wilcox, Wisconsin allowed an average of 16.6 PPG. Only Alabama has been better at 15.1. Tonight, former Badger DB Jim Leonhard takes over as defensive coordinator when Wisconsin opens vs. Utah State. 9ET on ESPN.
No. 9 Wisconsin opens vs. Utah State
The Badgers are a big favorite to knockoff Utah State as it begins the 100th season at Camp Randall Stadium (9 p.m., ESPN). This is the first time the Badgers have opened the season since in the top 10 since 2007.
If there is a new color, stripe, patch, helmet or even field design this season, you'll find it here.
Troy Murray, a former Utah State football player, will spend 12 days in jail before transferring schools after he pleaded guilty to stealing a PlayStation.
The Panthers announced on Wednesday that they signed rookie TE Wyatt Houston to replace Desean Smith, who was waived with an injury settlement. Houston spent four seasons at Utah State and placed second in school history at his position with 86 receptions, 933 receiving yards and nine touchdowns.
Florida State vs. Alabama, and Michigan at Florida are among the marquee matchups slated to air on the ESPN family of networks during Week 1 of the 2017-18 college football season.
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While Washington State did announce three midterm junior-college signings Wednesday, including No. 11 offensive tackle Robert Valencia of City College of San Francisco, not all of the news was positive. The Cougars lost a commitment from George Moore, the No. 39 player in the ESPN JC 50 and their third highest ranked recruit in the 2017 class. Moore, a three-star offensive tackle out of College of San Mateo, has become a hot target with recruiters lately and now has offers from Arizona State, Oregon State, Fresno State, Missouri, Purdue, San Diego State, Syracuse and Utah State.
Jamaal Williams ran 18 times for 131 yards and a touchdown and BYU beat Utah State 28-10 in the annual Old Wagon Wheel rivalry game on Saturday night.