— Jaret Patterson ran for 105 yards and matched a major-college football record by reaching 1,000 yards for the season in five games as No. 24 Buffalo routed Akron 56-7 on Saturday as a tune-up for the Mid-American Conference championship.
The 2020 college football season has been frustrating and exhausting, but let's take a moment to savor the good things, like an impromptu BYU-Coastal classic, the sublime DeVonta Smith, Iowa State's resurgence, Akron's win and more.
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- MAC presidents delay vote on fall football
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— Teon Dollard ran for 185 yards and two touchdowns, and Akron rolled to 31-3 victory over Bowling Green on Saturday in a battle of winless Mid-American Conference teams.
Last year, LSU vs. Alabama was a marquee game. Earlier this season, Virginia Tech vs. Clemson could have been. But not anymore, as this season saw big-time programs struggle.
The Big Ten had a lot of issues this past week, dealing with everything from canceled games to gripes about clapping on the sideline.
— Brett Gabbert threw for a career-high 308 yards and teamed with Jack Sorenson for four touchdowns, three in the first-half, as Miami (Ohio) defeated winless Akron 38-7 on Saturday to claim the program's 700th win.
A big welcome to the State of Michigan to the lineup, and are we seeing the makings of a new bowl game?