After 9 OT loss, No. 20 Penn St challenged by No. 5 Buckeyes
— After last week's blowout of Indiana, Ohio State quarterback C.J. Stroud was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week for the fifth time this season.
Run-heavy Gophers take win streak to Northwestern
— Two season-ending injuries at running back have not derailed Minnesota's season thanks to a talented freshmen duo and a powerful offensive line.
No. 2 Cincinnati continues bid to crack CFP at Tulane
No. 2 Cincinnati (7-0, 3-0 American) at Tulane (1-6, 0-3), Saturday at noon EDT (ESPN2).
Indiana brings quarterback problems into matchup at Maryland
— Indiana's football season is not going as the Hoosiers had planned.
No. 1 Georgia enters Cocktail Party as 2-touchdown favorite
Florida (4-3, 2/3 SEC) vs. No. 1 Georgia (7-0, 5-0) in Jacksonville, Florida, Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (CBS).
No. 11 Irish leery if Tar Heels go bump on Saturday night
— Mack Brown is hoping his North Carolina team can avoid a Halloween Eve nightmare on his first coaching visit to No. 11 Notre Dame.