The South Dakota School of Mines football got off to a hot start Saturday to open the 132nd playing of the Black Hills Brawl against the Black Hills State Yellow Jackets in Spearfish, SD., but the Yellow Jackets came on in the second half to defeat their rivals, 25-24, on a rainy Saturday afternoon.
Despite a promising effort from freshman quarterback James Blackman, the No. 12 Seminoles were undone by a combination of penalty flags, missed chances and an opportunistic North Carolina State offense in a 27-21 defeat at Doak Campbell Stadium.
After a nearly unprecedented three-week break, the Florida State football team will finally return to action when it hosts North Carolina State on Saturday at Doak Campbell Stadium.
Trevor Siemian tied a career high with four touchdown passes and the Denver Broncos held Ezekiel Elliott to the worst game of his career -- 8 yards on nine carries -- in a 42-17 blowout of the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday in a game that included an hour-long lightning delay.
Jameis Winston threw for 204 yards and one touchdown Sunday, helping the Tampa Bay Buccaneers return from an unscheduled bye week forced by Hurricane Irma to open the season with a 29-7 rout of the mistake-prone Chicago Bears.