The potential Massive Ten sport of the 12 months misplaced some luster final week.

No. 18 Penn State was upset by Indiana so as a substitute of returning to Completely satisfied Valley to host No. Three Ohio State with an unbeaten file, the Nittany Lions are attempting to keep away from going 0-2 for the primary time since 2013.

No Massive Ten crew has examined Ohio State lately like Penn State, although the Nittany Lions haven’t truly overwhelmed the Buckeyes since 2016.

Ohio State-Penn State is the one matchup of ranked groups this weekend, which may very well be full of blowouts close to the highest of the rankings.

If you wish to look forward, although, the weekend of Nov. 7 may very well be a monster.

However till then …


No. Three Ohio State at No. 18 Penn State

The Nittany Lions misplaced to Indiana they usually additionally misplaced one other tailback from what was imagined to be a deep group, however hidden in all of the errors final week in opposition to the Hoosiers was a extremely good defensive efficiency.

Edge rushers Shaka Toney and Jayson Oweh have been tenacious. Can they disturb Justin Fields, who was close to excellent final week for Ohio State?

It may very well be a path to victory for the Penn State as a result of the Buckeyes’ working sport was less-than-awesome final week in a blowout in opposition to Nebraska.


Kyle Trask, QB, and Kyle Pitts, TE, Florida

Earlier than a two-week COVID-19 outbreak shutdown, the Kyles have been ripping up Southeastern Convention defenses for the 10th-ranked Gators (2-1).

Trask has thrown 14 touchdowns, half to Pitts.

The Gators get again in motion at dwelling within the Swamp in opposition to Missouri. The Tigers have been surprisingly potent. Trask and Pitts might want to get reconnected and in the event that they do they'll each begin getting some Heisman Trophy hype.


10 No. 5 Georgia’s profitable streak in opposition to Kentucky. The Wildcats are struggling offensively and now face what was one of the best protection within the nation earlier than the Bulldogs confronted Alabama.

2-Zero No. 17 Indiana visits Rutgers. The winner might be 2-0. That hasn’t occurred since 2014 for the Scarlet Knights.

26 No. 1 Clemson’s dwelling profitable streak, longest within the nation. The Tigers host Boston School.

65-17 Mixed rating of No. 13 Michigan’s two straight victories in opposition to rival Michigan State. The Spartans, coming off a loss to Rutgers, go to what might be a largely empty Massive Home to face quarterback Joe Milton and what appeared like a fairly good Wolverines’ offense.


New Mexico at San Jose State.

The Lobos make their season debut after having their opener postponed due to COVID-19 points.

This week’s sport was imagined to be performed in Albuquerque, however native restrictions led to a transfer to California.

San Jose State, which regularly begins the season with nonconference video games it has little likelihood to win, has an opportunity to start out 2-Zero for the primary time since 1987.


Derek Mason, Vanderbilt

The college’s finances woes performed an enormous function within the choice to maintain Mason after final season.

And now there's a pandemic.

Nonetheless, the Commodores are coming off a COVID-19 outbreak pause with an 0-Three and Mississippi coming to city.

A winless season is feasible and cash issues won't be sufficient to avoid wasting Mason at that time.