- Murfreesboro, TN 37132
|Points Per Game||35.7||25.0|
|Points Allowed Per Game||23.7||40.3|
|Pass Yards Allowed||123.3||250.3|
|Rush Yards Allowed||208.7||179.7|
Southern Mississippi and Appalachian State had discussed options to reschedule the game canceled by Hurricane Florence, but instead chose not to play later this season.
USC coach Clay Helton is stressing the need for better practices after a 1-2 start. "If you don't provide that leadership," Helton said, "they are not going to do it."
Wake Forest QB Kendall Hinton, who was in line to start prior to a three-game ban, will instead serve as the backup to freshman Sam Hartman vs. Notre Dame.
A close win or bad loss against a quality cross-conference opponent early in the season could be the difference between No. 4 and No. 5 come playoff time.
OK, the 2020 NFL draft is still a long ways out, but Mel and Todd already are thinking about two promising underclassmen quarterbacks who could be the No. 1 overall pick.
SEC Network's Greg McElroy joins The Paul Finebaum Show to give his opinion on this weekend's matchup between the Bulldogs and Wildcats.