By Cody Soto
No. 4 Oklahoma (1-0) at Tulsa (1-0)
After winning 48-16 win against Louisiana Tech last week, No. 4 Oklahoma (1-0) looks to continue its winning ways as they travel to Louisiana to face Tulsa at Chapman Stadium on Saturday.
In Saturday’s win, the Sooners scored on their first four possessions in their home stadium. Quarterback Trevor Knight threw for 252 yards and one touchdown. Running back Keith Ford added 117 yards from scrimmage and two touchdowns.
They will face Tulsa (1-0) who is coming off of a 38-31 double overtime win over Tulane. Quarterback Dane Evans threw for 438 yards and four touchdowns in the win.
Kickoff is slated for 11 a.m. on ABC.
No. 20 Kansas State at Iowa State
No. 20 Kansas State will open Big 12 conference play on the road against Iowa State in Jack Trice Stadium on Saturday.
The Wildcats defeated Stephen F. Austin 55-16 last Saturday led by quarterback Jake Waters threw for 223 yards and 2 touchdowns. Kansas State goes into Saturday’s matchup with six straight wins over Iowa State, including a 41-7 win in 2013.
The Cyclones are coming off of a 34-14 loss to North Dakota State where they blew a 14-0 second quarter lead. Quarterback Sam Richardson threw for 151 yards and 2 interceptions in the game. The Wildcats have won the last eight of 11 matchups.
The game will kick off at 11 a.m. on Fox Sports 1.
Missouri State at Oklahoma State
Missouri State (1-0) travels to Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, Okla. to face Oklahoma State (0-1) Saturday afternoon.
The Bears defeated Northwestern State 34-27 after rallying from a 24-7 deficit to win the game. It was the largest come-from-behind victory for the Bears since 2011. Missouri State has a 1-29 all-time record against FBS teams.
Oklahoma State is coming off of a close 37-31 loss to No. 1 Florida State where 27 underclassman saw playing time. Although short on experience, the Cowboys seeks its seventh straight win over the Bears, and the first since a 57-13 win in 2008.
The game begins at 2:30 p.m.
Southeast Missouri State at Kansas
Southeast Missouri State (0-0) will travel to Lawrence, Kan. and play Kansas (0-0) in the Jayhawks’ 2014 season opener Saturday night at Memorial Stadium.
The Redhawks had a 77-0 win over Missouri Baptist last week and scored at least 14 points in every quarter. Quarterback Kyle Snyder threw for 198 yards and two touchdowns in the win.
Kansas will host the Redhawks in their 2014 season opener after a rocky 2013. The Jayhawks had a 3-9 overall record (1-8 Big 12) and have the 23rd overall toughest schedule in 2014 according to football analyst Phil Steele.
Kickoff is set for 6 p.m.
BYU at Texas
A year after cruising to a 40-21 win against Texas, BYU will travel to Austin on Saturday to face the Longhorns.
BYU won 35-10 over Connecticut last weekend. Quarterback Taysom Hill threw for 308 yards and rushed for 97 yards in the win.
The Longhorns completed a 38-7 win over North Texas under first year head coach Charlie Strong. Quarterback David Ash will not play due to concussion-like symptoms, so Tyrone Swoops will start on Saturday.
Texas’s starting center Dominic Espinosa will not play due to a broken ankle, and multiple other players have been suspended for the game. Kickoff will be at 6:30 p.m. on Fox Sports 1.
Towson at West Virginia
Towson (0-1) will travel to Morgantown, W.V. where they will face the Mountaineers (0-1) at Milan Puskar Stadium on Saturday.
Both teams lost their owners. Towson blew a 27-24 fourth quarter lead to eventually lose 31-27 to Central Connecticut. The Tigers only had 125 passing yards and 315 total yards in the game.
West Virginia played No. 2 Alabama last Saturday. Despite being heavy underdogs, the Mountaineers lost only 33-23. The Mountaineers only trailed 20-17 at the half. Quarterback Clint Trickett passed for 365 yards and one touchdown.
Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m.
Texas Tech at UTEP
Texas Tech (1-0) travels to El Paso to play the University of Texas at El Paso (1-0) at the Sun Bowl. The Miners are searching for their second win of the season.
The Red Raiders defeated Central Arkansas 42-35 last weekend in a game that was closer than it should have been. Sophomore quarterback Davis Webb threw for 452 yards and four touchdowns, and running back DeAndre Washington rushed for 104 yards on 20 carries.
UTEP beat New Mexico 31-24 in its season opener on Saturday. Jameill Showers threw for 116 yards and one touchdown in the win. Aaron Jones added 237 rushing yards and ran for three touchdowns in the win.
TTU and UTEP will kick off at 10 p.m. on Saturday at the Sun Bowl in El Paso.