Welcome to Week 7 of the at all times unpredictable 2020 faculty soccer season.
We all know there are huge video games taking place! We simply do not at all times know who will probably be taking part in — and even teaching — in them.
Talking of, the largest recreation of the younger season is upon us as No. 3 Georgia visits No. 2 Alabama at 8 p.m.
Within the meantime, we’ll maintain tabs on all of that for you proper right here together with the massive performs, the turnover doo-dads and the mascots.
High 25 video games
All occasions Jap; strains courtesy of Caesars Sportsbook
No. 1 Clemson (-27) at Georgia Tech, midday, ABC/ESPN app
Pittsburgh at No. 13 Miami (-13), midday, ACC Community/ESPN app
No. 15 Auburn (-3) at South Carolina, midday, ESPN/ESPN app
No. 18 Tennessee (-6.5) at Kentucky, midday, SEC Community/ESPN app
Louisville at No. 4 Notre Dame (-16.5), 2:30, NBC
No. 11 Texas A&M (-5) at Mississippi State, 4, ESPN/ESPN app
No. 5 North Carolina (-13.5) at Florida State, 7:30, ESPN/ESPN app
No. 3 Georgia at No. 2 Alabama (-5), 8, CBS
Boston Faculty at No. 23 Virginia Tech (-13), ACC Community/ESPN app
No. 17 SMU 37, Tulane 34
An all-or-nothing efficiency produced simply sufficient alls — seven good points of 30+ yards — for Sonny Dykes’ Mustangs to stay undefeated. SMU overcame 4 totally different deficits, and each groups missed lengthy subject objectives within the closing minute of regulation earlier than Brandon Crossley’s extra time interception arrange the game-winning subject purpose. 4 totally different receivers caught at the very least one 40-yard cross, and three completed with at the very least 100 yards. It was a heck of a by-committee efficiency within the absence of injured star receiver Reggie Roberson Jr. — Invoice Connelly
No. 14 BYU 43, Houston 26
BYU’s win was three distinct video games in a single: BYU bolted to a 14-3 early lead, Houston took management with a 23-0 run within the center quarters, and BYU outscored the hosts 22-0 within the closing quarter-hour. The BYU protection utterly shut down an explosive Houston offense over its final 4 possessions, and even with out star receiver Gunner Romney for a lot of the sport, Zach Wilson went 25-for-35 for 400 yards and 4 TDs. This BYU group is for actual. — Invoice Connelly
The ultimate countdown
We’re every week from the Large Ten’s return, so listed below are some cool Nebraska alternates celebrating the “Blackshirts” custom of the Huskers’ protection.
The Legend of the Blackshirts ☠️
Stocked in shops 10/26 🎈
Worn by the Huskers in ’20 ???
— Nebraska Soccer (@HuskerFBNation) October 13, 2020
And whereas we’re on the subject, let’s all recognize the ‘stache on Kurt Warner’s son, Cornhuskers vast receiver Kade Warner.
That is Kade Warner. He’s a Nebraska soccer participant. And he has the very best mustache in America. #Huskers
“I do not suppose it appears to be like good. I simply suppose its humorous.” pic.twitter.com/u49rSfM4nU
— Kevin Sjuts (@kevinsjuts) October 15, 2020
Kick it into gear
Cincinnati made a little bit TikTok-esque video unveiling its highway unis.
— Cincinnati Soccer (@GoBearcatsFB) October 14, 2020
Sadly, the Bearcats’ recreation this week at Tulsa has been postponed on account of COVID-19 circumstances, in order that they should wait to interrupt these out on the sphere.
Make your self at dwelling
Georgia Southern will put on its white highway uniforms at dwelling for the primary time Saturday when it performs UMass, who’s taking part in its first recreation of the season, as a result of the Minutemen’s away uniforms have not arrived but from Adidas.
— Georgia Southern Soccer (@GSAthletics_FB) October 15, 2020
A tribute to Tom
Final month, Tom III, the beloved mascot of the Memphis Tigers, died, however his presence is felt on the Liberty Bowl as soon as once more due to a brand new billboard.
New billboard on Central outdoors Liberty Bowl. pic.twitter.com/DSFh4v0uyL
— Mark Giannotto (@mgiannotto) October 16, 2020
Tom III’s final recreation was a win over rival Cincinnati in late 2019.
Respect the sport
Following a 4-0 begin to the season, together with a giant win over a ranked Louisiana group on Wednesday, the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers have grow to be a media darling.
A number of media members on Twitter have began the hashtag #RankCoastal, and ESPN’s Scott Van Pelt even gave the Chants a shoutout on SportsCenter.
The nationwide consideration hasn’t gone unnoticed on the program.
— Coastal Carolina Athletics (@GoCCUsports) October 15, 2020
Holding the streak alive
Tulane introduced earlier this month that followers wouldn’t be allowed for Friday evening’s recreation with SMU, nevertheless it did little to discourage Paul Layne.
The SMU tremendous fan made it to his 525th straight Mustangs recreation on Friday. He was the one fan in attendance at Yulman Stadium.
The streak is a alive!! … Paul Layne with 525 straight SMU video games #PonyUpDallas
SMU at Tulane
Whole attendance: 1 pic.twitter.com/WiSXxxpvTn
— Thaddeus D. Matula (@thadfilms) October 17, 2020
A rivalry by no means ends
Oklahoma’s dramatic 53-45 victory within the fourth extra time towards Texas might need been every week in the past, however the Sooners are nonetheless not over it. Simply ask Brian Bosworth, Barry Switzer and Roy Williams.
— Barry Switzer (@Barry_Switzer) October 16, 2020