Northern Iowa (1-1) at Southern Utah (1-1)

Basics: 7 p.m., Eccles Coliseum, Cedar City, Utah

TV/radio: KGYM (1600 AM)

Storylines: UNI, ranked 18th in FCS this week, bounced back to claim a 45-38 overtime victory against Cal Poly last week, thanks to 325 yards and four touchdown passes by Eli Dunne. The Panthers’ Jared Farley also was named the Missouri Valley Football Conference defensive player of the week. Southern Utah, which suffered a 77-21 loss to Oregon before trouncing Stephen F. Austin 51-14, has an equally potent offense. Senior quarterback Patrick Tyler passed for 414 yards and four touchdowns and ran for 48 yards and another score last week.

Augustana (0-2) at Carroll (0-1)

Basics: 6 p.m., Schneider Stadium, Waukesha, Wisconsin

Storylines: Augustana is looking to break through after losing its first two games by a combined 13 points. The Vikings are averaging 155.5 yards per game on the ground, led by Geneseo's Ryan Pitra, who is averaging 5 yards per carry. The Vikings need to improve defensively after allowing 33.5 points per game in their two losses. Carroll dropped its season opener 43-29 and was idle last week. Running back J.J. Keels ran for 149 yards on 15 carries in the loss. Augustana won last year's meeting 41-14 and is 22-14-2 all-time against the Pioneers. 

Saint Francis (Ind.) (2-0) at St. Ambrose (2-0)

Basics: 1 p.m., Brady Street Stadium

Storylines: St. Ambrose welcomes the defending national champion and top-ranked team, looking for its first win over a top-10 team since 2012. The Bees are fifth in the country rushing the ball, averaging 279.0 yards on the ground. St. Ambrose is also seventh in the country on defense, allowing 264.5 yards per game. The Bees will be tested against a Cougars offense that is averaging 61.5 points per game. Nick Ferrer has yet to be sacked through two games and has thrown for seven touchdowns this season.


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