Non-conference setback: Mercer suffered its first non-conference loss in its two-plus seasons in a close one at Tennessee Tech. The Bears are off this week before opening Southern Conference play against Wofford.
Non-conference rout: Georgia Southern blew out The Citadel 48-13 to improve to 2-1. The Eagles open Sun Belt Conference play Saturday at Idaho.
Keep on rolling: Fort Valley State beat Clark Atlanta 35-13 for its second straight SIAC win. The Wildcats host Benedict on Saturday.
Tough road trip: After getting a long-awaited win last week, Georgia State lost 61-28 to Oregon. The Panthers are off Saturday.
Still undefeated: Kennesaw State held off Shorter 18-10 to improve to 3-0 in its inaugural season. The Owls head to Dayton on Saturday.