HOUSTON (CBS-Houston) – We stay in Texas and visit Houston, Sam Houston State, and Stephen F. Austin. All have big games this weekend. Head Coach Tony Levine and the Cougars travel to South Florida to face the Bulls in Tampa. Hear what Levine has to say about emerging quarterback Greg Ward and discusses keys to having success during the remainder of the season.
Meanwhile, Sam Houston State and Stephen F. Austin will face off in a Southland Conference battle that just happens to be the third oldest college football rivalry in the State of Texas. Both institutions sport first-year head coaches in Clint Conque at Stephen F. Austin and K.C. Keeler of Sam Houston State. The No.23 Lumberjacks are 6-2 overall, 3-1 in conference. Sam Houston State sits at 4-4 overall, 3-1 in the Southland. Both men discuss the physical battle that will ensue at NRG Stadium Saturday afternoon.
Catch the game ‘live’ on Sportsradio 610 as play-by-play man Brett Dolan, Analyst Seth Payne, and Sideline Reporter Mike Meltser call the action. Kickoff is set for 3:00.
Meanwhile, Louisville gave Florida State a scare on Thursday night as the Cardinal led 21-0 into the second quarter and led 21-7 at the end of the half. However, it was Jameis Winston and the Seminoles who erupted for 35 points in the second half to 10 for Louisville in a 42-31 victory.
Therefore, the first-ever College Football Poll ranking is still intact for now with top 4 teams Mississippi State, Florida State, Ole Miss, and Auburn. Brett takes a look and provides a prediction for this weekend’s upcoming games.