Clemson and USC will be home favorites for their games this weekend. The oddsmakers have tabbed the Tigers as seven point picks over Boston College, while the Gamecocks open the week as 21 point favorites against Florida Atlantic.
Clemson’s game at Death Valley against TCU a week from Saturday will have a 1:00 kickoff and will be available over the internet at ESPN360.com.
Clemson quarterback Kyle Parker is the ACC Rookie of the Week. In the Tigers’ loss to Georgia Tech last week, Parker passed for 261 yards and three touchdowns.
Furman defensive back Max Lerner is the Southern Conference Defensive Player of the Week. In the win over UT Chattanooga, Lerner returned an interception 43 yards for a touchdown and had four tackles.
Gardner-Webb quarterback Stan Doolittle of Ninety Six is the Big South Offensive Player of the Week. He passed for 265 yards and a touchdown in a win at Western Carolina.
Wofford is 14th and South Carolina State is 15th in the new FCS Top 25 released this afternoon. Richmond is #1 followed by Villanova and Northern Iowa. Appalachian State is ranked 10th and Elon is 11th.
SC State is ranked #1 in the Sheridan Black College Football poll. Florida A&M is second and Grambling is third.