Today’s area college football games

September 7, 2018 GMT

Lamarat Texas TechWhen/where: 3 p.m.; Jones AT&T Stadium, Lubbock.TV/radio: FSSW+; 1180 AM.Records: Lamar 1-0; Texas Tech 0-1.Lamar update: The opposition gets tougher for the Cardinals, who overwhelmed NAIA member Kentucky Christian 70-7, totaling 602 yards (409 rushing) while playing four quarterbacks. … The Cardinals, 2-9 in 2017, have not started a season 2-0 since 1985 and are looking to win consecutive games for the first time since 2016.Texas Tech update: Not only did the Red Raiders lose their opener 47-27 to Mississippi at NRG Stadium, they lost their starting quarterback McLane Carter to a high left ankle sprain. He is questionable Saturday. Both true freshman Alan Bowman, who spelled Carter last week, and sophomore Jett Duffey should get snaps. … Texas Tech has won 32 of its last 33 non-conference home games since 2002.Prairie Viewat Sam HoustonWhen/where: 6:05 p.m.; Bowers Stadium, Huntsville.Records: Prairie View A&M 1-1; Sam Houston State 0-0.Prairie View A&M update: The Panthers have an advantage of having played two games while the Bearkats are opening their season. … Dawonya Tucker was named SWAC Offensive Player of the Week after rushing for a MEAC-SWAC Challenge-record 224 yards in Prairie View A&M’s 40-24 victory over North Carolina Central on Sunday. … The Panthers lost last year’s game 44-31.Sam Houston State update: Saturday’s game is the first of 11 in a row for the Bearkats, who are ranked fourth nationally among Football Championship Subdivision teams. … With its 7-0 record at home in 2017, Sam Houston State has a 20-game home win streak and has won 47 of its last 49 games at Bowers. … Rutgers transfer Mike Dare and redshirt freshmen Eric Schmid and Ty Brock are competing to be the starting quarterback.McNeese St.at HBUWhen/where: 6:05 p.m.; Husky Stadium.Records: McNeese State 1-0; Houston Baptist 1-0.McNeese State update: The Cowboys opened with a 17-14 victory at Northern Colorado. … Cody Roscoe had 2½ sacks, and B.J. Blunt had two more for 14th-ranked McNeese. … This is the Southland Conference opener for both teams.Houston Baptist update: The Huskies matched last year’s win total in a 49-7 pounding of Southwest Baptist in which 10 players caught passes. … Cornerback Raphael Lewis came up with his third career pick-six. He had one last year at McNeese State. … HBU will be playing the second of three consecutive home games.TSUat Texas St.When/where: 6 p.m.; Bobcat Stadium, San Marcos.Radio: 90.9 FM.Records: Texas Southern 1-0; Texas State 0-1.Texas Southern update: The Tigers opened their season at home with a 26-16 victory over Texas-Permian Basin. Graduate transfer Glen Cuiellette passed for 235 yards and three touchdowns, and Brad Woodard rushed for 74 yards. … TSU is 0-9 in the series with all games played at Bobcat Stadium.Texas State update: The Bobcats lost at Rutgers 35-7 in its opener. Their lone score came on a 51-yard interception return from Kordell Rodgers. … Texas State is 22-2 versus the SWAC.Baylorat UTSAWhen/where: 6 p.m.; Alamodome, San Antonio.TV/radio: CBSSN on Facebook; 1070 AMRecords: Baylor 1-0; Texas-San Antonio 0-1.Baylor update: Returning sophomore starting quarterback Charlie Brewer and grad transfer Jalan McClendon shared snaps in the Bears’ 55-27 season-opening victory over Abilene Christian. … Senior LT Josh Malin suffered a medial collateral ligament injury and could return in about a month. … Baylor is playing in the Alamodome for the first time since the 2011 Alamo Bowl, when Heisman winner Robert Griffin III helped the Bears to a 67-56 victory over Washington.UTSA update: The Roadrunners never had beaten a Power Five team before their 17-10 victory over the Bears at Waco win in the second game of last season. … UTSA, with 13 first-time starters, lost its 2018 opener 49-7 at Arizona State. ... In their eighth season of football, the Roadrunners are 38-45 overall and 22-19 at home.Richard Dean