Week Two serves up 85 video games — down from 88 video games in Week One, however nonetheless loads of school soccer motion to go round.
Not like the earlier week, Week Two will provide followers six extra Energy 5 vs Energy 5 matchups, whereas protecting the Soccer Bowl Championship (FCS) vs. Soccer Bowl Subdivision (FBS) video games about the identical:
- 38 out of 85 video games are FCS groups going through an FBS group
- 16 video games performed will pit two Energy 5 convention groups in opposition to each other
- 15 Group of 5 faculties journey to tackle a Energy 5 opponent
- 12 video games will showcase a Group of 5 groups taking up one other Group of 5 groups
Solely 4 video games will see a Energy 5 group journey to tackle a Group of 5 opponent.
YOU THOUGHT YOU’D SEEN THE LAST OF ME?
Listed below are the Week Two video games which have seen not less than 30 years go because the final assembly on the gridiron:
Illinois at Kansas – Final met in 1968 (first met in 1892!); Kansas gained that assembly 47-7 however trails the all time sequence 3-2.
James Madison at Virginia – Final met in 1983; the Cavaliers gained that one 21-14 and lead the sequence 2-1.
Oregon at Texas Tech – Final met in 1992; Oregon leads the sequence 2-0.
NICE TO MAKE YOUR ACQUAINTANCE
The next matchups have by no means been seen by any school soccer fan:
- Utah at Baylor
- Auburn at California
- Ball State at Georgia
- Kent State at Arkansas
- Japanese Michigan at Minnesota
- UTEP at Northwestern
- Tulsa at Washington
- Connecticut at Georgia State
- Air Power at Sam Houston State
- Louisiana at Previous Dominion
SO… WE MEET AGAIN…
Dangerous blood, bragging rights and trophies are on the road in these Week Two video games:
Stanford at USC — Would be the a hundred and first assembly; USC leads 63-34-3
Holy Cross at Boston Faculty — 83rd assembly; Boston Faculty leads the battle of those two Massachusetts establishments 48-32-3
Nebraska at Colorado — Previous Huge 12 rivals meet once more for the 72nd time; Nebraska leads 49-20-2 however Colorado has gained two straight
Ole Miss at Tulane — 71st assembly between these one time convention foes; Ole Miss leads sequence 42-28
Iowa at Iowa State — Play for the Cy-Hawk Trophy; seventieth assembly between these in state rivals with Iowa main 46-23
Houston at Rice — Play for the Bayou Bucket; this would be the forty fifth assembly with Houston main 33-11
Texas State at UTSA — I-35 Rivalry; solely the fifth assembly with UTSA main 4-0
Memphis at Arkansas State — Will play the 61st assembly of the Paint Bucket Bowl with Memphis proudly owning a 32-23-5 sequence benefit
Cincinnati at Pitt — River Metropolis Rivalry, Bearcats and Panthers play for the thirteenth time with Cincy holding a two sport sequence win streak however trailing Pitt 8-4 total)*
*This sport beforehand awarded the 95-pound Paddlewheel Trophy to the victor, signifying the shared connection each faculties have with the Ohio River however with convention realignment, that was discontinued this year.
START THE BUS, BOARD THE PLANE
Shortest and longest journeys in Week Two embrace:
Houston at Rice — 4 miles separate the campuses
Texas State at UTSA — Solely 53 miles separate San Marcos from San Antonio
James Madison at Virginia — 56 miles are all that separate these two Virginia establishments
New Mexico State at Liberty — The Aggies will fly 1,,599 miles to play convention foe Liberty
UCF at Boise State — 2,600-mile journey from Orlando, Fla. to Boise, Idaho
Albany at Hawaii — 4,940 miles separate Albany, N.Y. from Honolulu, Hawaii
GAMES TO WATCH
Nebraska at (22) Colorado
Midday ET – FOX
Coach Prime and the brand new Buffs will attempt to present America that they’re for actual because the host former convention rival Nebraska in a giant dwelling rivalry sport.
(20) Ole Miss at (24) Tulane
3:30 ET – ESPN2
Tulane simply defeated a stable South Alabama group and can attempt to comply with that up by beating SEC foe Ole Miss. Coach Kiffin might be greeted with a bought out Yulman Stadium and a Tulane group hungry to make a press release.
(11) Texas at (3) Alabama
7:00 ET – ESPN
Steve Sarkisian faces his former boss for a second straight yr, this time in Tuscaloosa. Alabama kicked a subject aim with :10 remaining to flee Texas with a 20-19 victory in 2022. Can Texas get a giant early season victory?
A GAME 25 YEARS IN THE MAKING
Lastly, this Saturday, Washington State hosts Wisconsin within the first home non-conference game in opposition to a Energy 5 opponent in 25 years.
What’s much more shocking is that it’s only the third time Washington State has ever hosted a Energy 5 group in soccer!
Kickoff is scheduled for Satuday, September 9 at 7:30 ET on ABC.