The Herald Bulletin

Evening Update


October 12, 2013

BCS race ready to begin


4. Indiana at Michigan State: The Hoosiers finally get out of Bloomington for their first road game, assuming they can find their suitcases. They’ll see how the Big Ten-leading offense works in a hostile setting, against the No. 1 rated total defense in the country.

5. South Carolina at Arkansas: Jadeveon Clowney, apparently saving his breath and body for the NFL, has gone from Heisman candidate to a reality show. He has turned every South Carolina game into an adventure.

6. Miami (Ohio) at Massachusetts: They’re both 0-5. Miami, which just fired its coach, is next-to-last in the nation in scoring, averaging 8.8 points a game. Massachusetts is last at 7.0. No need to save parking for the ESPN GameDay trailer, but a win will still feel mighty good to someone.

7. Northwestern at Wisconsin: Are the Wildcats emotionally over Ohio State? They’d better be. Wisconsin is not only at home but coming off a bye. The combined score of the last five post-bye games for the Badgers: Wisconsin 243, the other guys 44.

8. Florida at LSU: Florida is No. 2 in the nation in total defense, but its problem is location. Baton Rouge is French for “all ye enter here abandon hope.” LSU has won 27 of its last 28 home games.

9. East Carolina at Tulane: OK, this game in the Superdome is not going to remind anyone of what Drew Brees does there on Sundays. But it’s a match between two division leaders in Conference USA. East Carolina, at 4-1, is off to its best start since 1999. If Tulane wins to go 5-2, it’ll be the Green Wave’s best start in 34 years.

10. Baylor at Kansas State: We should light a candle each week for whichever defensive coordinator is getting ready to play Baylor. Kansas State’s Tom Hayes must ponder these numbers: Baylor is the first team since 1930 to score 70 points in three consecutive games. Quarterback Bryce Petty’s 10 touchdown passes this season have been an average of 52.1 yards. And most staggering of all — Baylor’s 49.75 average in the first half would have the Bears No. 4 in the nation in scoring for the entire game. How you sleeping, Tom?

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