We’re in for one more enjoyable Saturday of school soccer as we absolutely dive into convention play.
There are three ranked vs. ranked showdowns on the day in addition to some tough street spots for different ranked groups, which may put among the nation’s high groups in upset watch. Caleb Williams and No. 8 USC survived a nail-biter at Colorado after dominating a lot of the recreation. The defending Heisman Trophy winner threw for over 400 yards and 6 touchdowns however needed to sweat out the win because the Trojans protection was gashed for 27 second-half factors.
Elsewhere, Kentucky’s Ray Davis had himself a profession day within the Wildcats’ upset win over No. 22 Florida, operating for 280 yards and three touchdowns. No. 3 Texas had no downside dealing with Kansas regardless of a fortunate Jayhawks bounce and No. 1 Georgia survived a street scare at Auburn.
This is what else we’re watching in Week 5 (scroll for reside updates).
Time: 6 p.m. | TV: ESPN | Line: LSU -2.5 | Whole: 66.5
The Tigers entered the season with nationwide title hype, however their play has been uneven to date. LSU was blasted within the second half of the season-opener vs. Florida State however has since received three straight. The offense has been prolific, however the protection nonetheless has main considerations — notably within the secondary. Does Ole Miss have the ability expertise to take advantage of LSU’s weaknesses? On paper it will seem so, however the Rebels haven’t appeared fairly proper on offense. Again at dwelling, how will Lane Kiffin’s staff reply following final week’s uninspiring efficiency towards Alabama?
Time: 7:30 p.m. | TV: ABC | Line: ND -5.5 | Whole: 52.5
Notre Dame is coming off a brutal last-second loss to Ohio State. It needed to be extremely deflating for Marcus Freeman’s program, and now the Irish need to go on the street to face an undefeated Duke staff. Notre Dame has clearly improved with Sam Hartman at QB, however will this staff have the ability to bounce again after such a crushing defeat? For Duke, that is this system’s largest recreation in years and the primary time the college has ever hosted ESPN’s “Faculty GameDay” for soccer. Will coach Mike Elko and the Blue Devils be prepared for the second?