Utah State (6-2, 2-0) @ UTSA (5-2, 1-1)
Oct. 27, 1:00 p.m., ESPN3
Utah State is trying to win eight straight conference games for the first time in program history. The UTSA Roadrunners are tied for second in the nation in sacks allowed, but have lost two straight games despite beginning the season 5-0. The Aggies have gone 11-3 in their last 14 games, their best stretch of 14 games since 1972.
Texas State (3-3, 1-0) @ San Jose State (5-2, 1-1)
Oct. 27, 3:00 p.m.
This will be the first game between the Bobcats and the Spartans. The game marks Texas State’s first of four road games in their next five contests. San Jose State is looking to become bowl eligible for the first time since 2008. Special teams will be key: the Bobcats are ninth in punt returns while the Spartans have three special teams touchdowns for the first time since 1970.
Louisiana Tech (6-1, 1-0) @ New Mexico State (1-6, 0-3)
Oct. 27, 7:00 p.m., ESPN Gameplan
Both defenses rank in the bottom 100 in total, pass and run defense, but the Bulldogs have the nation’s No. 1 scoring offense. Louisiana Tech’s eight road game winning streak is tied for the longest in the nation while the Aggies have intercepted just two passes this year, tied for the lowest count in the country.
BYE: Idaho (1-7, 1-2)