(Getty Images) Things got testy between Old Dominion and Western Kentucky in the third quarter Saturday. Both benches cleared after Western Kentucky running back Anthony Wales ran for 12 yards on 3rd and 5. Not good! pic.twitter.com/TIgoUPW1Qd — Jude
The Big Ten has fully embraced honoring the memory of Sam Foltz, and Purdue became the latest to do as much. Like Illinois before them, the Purdue captains presented their counterparts at Nebraska with a No. 27 jersey at midfield as the two teams met for the ceremonial coin toss prior to the Big Ten contest. The coin used, incidentally, featured Foltz on one side and Mike Sadler on the other. Foltz, who would’ve been Nebraska’s punter this season, and Sadler, a former Michigan State punter, were killed in a July car accident on their way home from a kick camp in Wisconsin. LSU kicker Colby Delahoussaye was injured in the wreck, but is kicking this season for the Tigers and honoring both by wearing special
If there is one play that perfectly sums up Texas’ 2016 season and the entire Charlie Strong era in Austin, it came in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s loss to Kansas State. Trailing 24-14, the Longhorns were facing a third-and-17 with eight minutes to go. The fact they even had the ball was a minor miracle, after Shane Buechele fumbled the play before and UT somehow miraculously recovered it. With the pressure coming, Buechele dropped back and threw a perfect ball about 30 yards down field, right into the waiting arms of Armanti Foreman.