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Tracking Opponents: How Virginia's Opponents Did in Week 3

A look around the college football scene to keep track of how Virginia's opponents did in Week 3. The bad guys combined for a 7-3 record, with two teams on bye.

Jay Drowns

Fantastic win over Louisville this weekend for the Hoos. Highlights for this week include Virginia Tech losing to ECU and, well, that's pretty much all you need to hear for your week to be made. Here's what else happened, and links to the game stories, etc.

UCLA (3-0; 20-17 W over Texas)

Jerry! Jerry! Jerry! Neuheisel Wins it for the Bruins in Texas Against Depleted Horns - Bruins Nation
With Brett Hundley going down, the game fell on the shoulders of back-up QB Jerry Neuheisel. Sure the opponent was a thin, depleted, Texas Longhorns team that got spanked by BYU the week before,...

Richmond (2-1; 42-17 W over Hampton)

No. 18/21 Spiders Cruise Past Pirates, 42-17 - RichmondSpiders.com
The Spider football team cruised past the Hampton Pirates, 42-17, Saturday evening at Robins Stadium.

Louisville (2-1; 23-21 L to UVA)

Louisville Falls Short In ACC Road Debut - Card Chronicle
A man of few words, but the article starts with "there is no silver lining to this loss."

BYU (3-0; 33-25 W over Houston)

BYU vs Houston Final: "Blue Cougars" hang on to win home opener 33-25 - Vanquish The Foe
After a jumping out to a quick 23-0 lead, BYU let Houston get back into the game, but held on to win by a score.

Kent State (0-3; 66-0 L to Ohio State)

Kent State University Athletics - Football suffers loss at Ohio State
J.T. Barrett tossed six touchdown passes to lead Ohio State past Kent State 66-0 on Saturday in front of 104,404 at Ohio Stadium. The loss dropped the Golden Flashes to 0-3 on the season with one game at Virginia (Sep. 27) before returning to Mid-American Conference play Oct. 4 at Northern Illinois.

Pitt (3-0; 42-25 W over FIU)

That's a Wrap: Pitt-Florida International Final Observations - Cardiac Hill
A final look at the Panthers' big win on Saturday: "The start was really bad and just about everything that could have gone wrong did."

Duke (3-0; 41-3 W over Kansas)

Duke 41 Kansas 3 - Duke Basketball Report
"We're still getting used to have a quality football team and Kansas is not the cream of the Big 12 crop. Still - that's pretty impressive."

UNC (2-0; BYE)

Bye Week Notes - Tar Heel Blog
The third week of the college football season ends up being a bye for the Tar Heels which will take the extra time to prepare for East Carolina. Here are a few other items worth noting from the...

Georgia Tech (3-0; 42-38 W over Georgia Southern)

Georgia Tech Football: GT Overcomes Adversity in the Second Half, Beats GaSo 42-38 - From The Rumble Seat
There's not a lot to be happy about.

Florida State (2-0; BYE)

Florida State football podcast: FSU Bye week - Tomahawk Nation
Ingram Smith and Bud Elliott discuss the win over The Citadel, injuries, and the growth of the team

Miami (2-1; 41-20 W over Arkansas State)

The Good, The Bad, The Ugly: Arkansas State Edition - State of The U
What went right, what went wrong, and everything in between Vs the Red Wolves. Plus team grades.

Virginia Tech (2-1; 28-21 L to ECU hehehehehehehe)

Virginia Tech Football: East Carolina Upsets Hokies 28-21 - Gobbler Country
"Despite a valiant comeback attempt, the Pirates were too much for Tech." HAAAAAAA. That is all.