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No. 1 Gators host first-time foe FIU

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The No. 1 Florida Gators, who finished off their first unbeaten Southeastern Conference season last Saturday with a 24-14 victory at South Carolina, return to the friendly confines of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium Saturday afternoon at 12:30 to meet Florida International of the Sun Belt Conference. It’s the first meeting between the two schools. The game will be available via pay-per-view. The nation’s longest winning streak — 20 — will be put on the line by Urban Meyer’s Gators, who hope to be able to give some playing time to the reserves.

GAME 11: FIU GOLDEN PANTHERS AT (1) FLORIDA GATORS

WHEN: Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET.

WHERE: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at Florida Field (88,548), Gainesville, Fla.

WEATHER FORECAST: Partly cloudy, chance of isolated thunderstorm 30 percent. Highs in the upper 70s. Winds from the East at 7 miles per hour.

OVER THE AIRWAVES: The game is being telecast on pay-per-view (see below for details); Gator Radio Network has broadcast (see below for more information and stations).

GATOR BYTES: With their 24-14 victory at South Carolina last Saturday, Florida completed its SEC season at 8-0, the first time the Gators have gone undefeated in the conference since 1996. … Florida’s 10-0 start is its third in history (1995 and ’96 are the others). … Florida now has won 20 straight games, the longest current streak in the nation and the fourth longest in the history of the SEC. … The Class of 2006 is 45-6 in four seasons, tying the SEC mark for the winningest class in history. … Urban Meyer’s five Florida teams have compiled a 32-8 record in the SEC, the .800 winning percentage the best in league history for coaches who have been in the league for five or more seasons. Following Meyer are Robert Neyland of Tennessee (62-15-5, .787), Frank Thomas of Alabama (59-16-6, .765), Paul “Bear” Bryant of Kentucky and Alabama (159-46-9, .764), Nick Saban of LSU and Alabama (50-17, .746) and Steve Spurrier of Florida and South Carolina (105-36, .745).

PAW PRINTS: FIU already has played No. 2 Alabama this season and this will be the first time the school is playing the No. 1 team in the country. … FIU has played 17 true freshmen this season, the most in FBS and tied with Tulane. … Eighty-two of the 111 players on the current roster are from Florida. … Cristobal, who played offensive tackle for the Miami Hurricanes, played on the 1989 and ’91 national championship teams.

RECORDS/RANKINGS: FIU is 3-7 overall (3-4 in the Sun Belt Conference) and not ranked. Florida is 10-0 overall (8-0 in the Southeastern Conference East Division) and No. 1 in the most recent Bowl Championship Series rankings, No. 1 in the Associated Press (media), the USA Today/American Football Coaches Association and the Harris Interactive (BCS) polls and No. 2 (behind Alabama) in the Legends Coaches poll.

COACHES: FIU, Mario Cristobal (Miami, 1993) is in his third season as a head coach, all at FIU, and is 9-24 (.273). Florida, Urban Meyer (Cincinnati, 1988) is 93-17 (.845) in his ninth season as a head coach (with two-year stops at Bowling Green and Utah) and 54-9 (.857) as head coach of the Gators.

SCHEDULES: The game-by-game results:

FIU Golden Panthers — Sept. 12 at Alabama (L, 14-40); Sept. 19 at Rutgers (L, 15-23); Sept. 26 TOLEDO (L, 31-41); Oct. 3 at Louisiana-Monroe (Sun Belt) (L, 35-48); Oct. 10 at Western Kentucky (Sun Belt) (W, 37-20); Oct. 17 TROY (Sun Belt) (L, 33-42); Oct. 24 at Arkansas State (Sun Belt) (L, 10-27); Oct. 31 LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE (Sun Belt) (W, 20-17 OT); Nov. 7 at Middle Tennessee State (Sun Belt) (L, 21-48); Nov. 14 NORTH TEXAS (Sun Belt) (W, 35-28); Nov. 21 at Florida, 12:30 p.m. (PPV); Dec. 5 FLORIDA ATLANTIC, 7 p.m. (Sun Belt).

Florida Gators — Sept. 5 CHARLESTON SOUTHERN (W, 62-3); Sept. 12 TROY (W, 56-6); Sept. 19 TENNESSEE (SEC) (W, 23-13); Sept. 26 at Kentucky (SEC) (W, 41-7); Oct. 10 at Louisiana State (SEC) (W, 13-3); Oct. 17 ARKANSAS (SEC) (W, 23-20); Oct. 24 at Mississippi State (SEC) (W, 29-19); Oct. 31 Georgia at Jacksonville (SEC) (W, 41-17); Nov. 7 VANDERBILT (SEC) (W, 27-3); Nov. 14 at South Carolina (SEC) (W, 24-14); Nov. 21 FIU (PPV) 12:30 p.m.; Nov. 28 FLORIDA STATE, 3:30 p.m. (CBS); Dec. 5 SEC Championship vs. Alabama at Georgia Dome, Atlanta, 4 p.m. (CBS).

LAST TIME OUT: How FIU and Florida fared on Nov. 14:

FIU 35, North Texas 28: At FIU Stadium in Miami, the Panthers erased a 28-14 halftime deficit by scoring 21 unanswered points in the second half. A blocked punt, fumble recovery and interception return for a touchdown helped FIU rally over the Mean Green, who had 513 yards to FIU’s 258. Redshirt sophomore Kendall Berry ran for 82 yards on 14 carries and two touchdowns, both on “Wildcat” formation plays.

Florida 24, South Carolina 14: At Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, S.C., junior defensive end Justin Trattou got off the ground after being cut, intercepted a pass deflected by teammate Markihe Anderson and returned it 53 yards on the first play of the fourth quarter to set up Florida’s game-clinching TD run by Tim Tebow, who started the game’s scoring with a 68-yard touchdown pass to Riley Cooper. Emmanuel Moody also had a touchdown run, while the Florida defense sacked quarterback Stephen Garcia four times (and picked off another pass, this by Joe Haden) and held the Gamecocks to minus 16 yards in total offense in the final 15 minutes.

SERIES: This is the first meeting between FIU and Florida on the football field. Against the other eight teams making up the Sun Belt Conference, Florida is 14-1, all of the games being played in Gainesville:

Florida vs. Arkansas State (2-0): 11/15/58 (W, 51-7); 09/04/93 (W, 44-6).

Florida vs. Florida Atlantic (1-0): 11/17/07 (W, 59-20).

Florida vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (4-0): 10/27/45 (as Southwestern Louisiana) (W, 45-0); 10/19/85 (as Southwestern Louisiana) (W, 45-0); 11/06/93 (as Southwestern Louisiana) (W, 61-14); 08/31/96 (as Southwestern Louisiana) (W, 55-21).

Florida vs. Louisiana-Monroe (2-0): 09/12/98 (as Northeast Louisiana) (W, 42-10); 09/08/01 (W, 55-6).

Florida vs. Middle Tennessee State (2-0): 09/09/00 (W, 55-0); 10/16/04 (W, 52-16).

Florida vs. North Texas (0-1): 10/04/47 (L, 12-20).

Florida vs. Troy (2-0): 09/08/07 (W, 59-31); 09/12/09 (W, 56-6).

Florida vs. Western Kentucky (1-0): 09/01/07 (W, 49-3).

STARTLING LINEUPS: This is how the teams are expected to match up offense vs. defense and on special teams:

FIU defense: DE 91 Armond Willis; DT 92 Jonas Murrell; DT 95 Justin West; DE 31 Jarvis Wilson; SLB 44 Scott Bryant; MLB 45 Aaron Davis or 13 Toronto Smith; WLB 49 Tyler Clawson; LC 7 Anthony Gaitor; FS 25 Jonathan Cyprien; SS 6 Jeremiah Weatherspoon; RC 20 O’Darris D’haiti.

Florida offense: WR 6 Deonte Thompson; WR 11 Riley Cooper; LT 73 Xavier Nixon; LG 57 Carl Johnson; C 56 Maurkice Pouncey; RG 55 Mike Pouncey; RT 76 Marcus Gilbert; TE 81 Aaron Hernandez; QB 15 Tim Tebow; RB 2 Jeff Demps; WR 25 Brandon James; WR 83 David Nelson.

FIU offense: X 88 Jacob Younger; Y 30 Jonathan Faucher; LT 58 Andy Leavine; LG 70 Mario Caraballo; C 76 Brad Serini; RG 77 Cedric Mack; RT 50 Joe Alajajian; H-back 4 T.Y. Hilton; QB 12 Paul McCall or 14 Wayne Younger; RB 8 Daunte Owens or 19 Kendall Berry; FB 27 John Ellis; Z 80 Ty Frierson.

Florida defense: DE 8 Carlos Dunlap; DT 99 Omar Hunter or 90 Lawrence Marsh; DT 6 Jaye Howard or 92 Terron Sanders; DE 49 Jermaine Cunningham; SLB 16 A.J. Jones; MLB 51 Brandon Spikes; WLB 41 Ryan Stamper; CB 1 Janoris Jenkins; CB 5 Joe Haden; SS 35 Ahmad Black or 10 Will Hill; FS 21 Major Wright or 10 Will Hill.

FIU specialists: PK 40 Dustin Rivest; KO 40 Dustin Rivest; PR 4 T.Y. Hilton; KR 4 T.Y. Hilton and 7 Anthony Gaitor; P 34 Carlos Munera; S 46 Michael Davies; H 12 Paul McCall.

Florida specialists: PK 19 Caleb Sturgis or 38 Jonathan Phillips; KO 19 Caleb Sturgis; PR 25 Brandon James; KR 25 Brandon James and 11 Riley Cooper; P 17 Chas Henry; S 53 Mike Williamson (P) and 59 John Fairbanks (PK); H 17 Chas Henry.

TEAM STATISTICS: This is how FIU (NCAA) and Florida (NCAA/SEC) compare statistically:

Scoring offense: FIU 25.10 points per game (72). Florida 33.90 points per game (14/3). National leader: Boise State 43.60 points per game. SEC leader: Arkansas 37.60 points per game (8).

Total offense: FIU 322.60 yards per game (101). Florida 428.70 yards per game (26/3). National leader: Houston 562.60 yards per game. SEC leader: Arkansas 450.10 yards per game (10).

Rushing offense: FIU 100.80 yards per game (109). Florida 230.60 yards per game (8/1). National leader: Nevada 353.10 yards per game.

Passing offense: FIU 221.80 yards per game (57). Florida 198.10 yards per game (85/8). National leader: Houston 428.20 yards per game. SEC leader: Arkansas 310.00 yards per game (8).

Scoring defense: FIU 33.40 points per game (106). Florida 10.50 points per game (1/1).

Total defense: FIU 490.90 yards per game (118). Florida 233.90 yards per game (2/1). National leader: Texas 232.30 yards per game.

Rushing defense: FIU 238.50 yards per game (117). Florida 94.30 yards per game (10/2). National leader: Texas 50.40 yards per game. SEC leader: Alabama 72.80 yards per game (2).

Passing defense: FIU 252.40 yards per game (100). Florida 139.60 yards per game (2/1). National leader: Air Force 127.91 yards per game.

Pass efficiency: FIU 109.20 rating (106). Florida 156.94 rating (9/2). National leader: Cincinnati 170.01 rating. SEC leader: Arkansas 159.97 rating.

Pass efficiency defense: FIU 136.34 rating (91). Florida 87.18 rating (1/1).

Turnovers lost: FIU 20 (T79). Florida 13 (T20/4). National leader: Cincinnati 6. SEC leader: Louisiana State 8 (T4).

Turnovers gained: FIU 17 (T62). Florida Florida 20 (T34/T2). National leader: Ohio 30. SEC leader: Arkansas 23 (18).

Turnover margin: FIU -.30 per game (T78). Florida .70 per game (T20/4). National leader: Rutgers 2.33 per game. SEC leader: Arkansas 1.20 per game (4).

Tackles for loss gained: FIU 6.50 per game (T90). Florida 5.90 per game (T70/11). National leader: Stanford, Nevada and Houston 3.30 per game. SEC leader: 4.40 per game (21).

Tackles for loss: FIU 6.80 per game (T27). Florida 5.90 per game (T52/T7). National leader: Cincinnati 8.80 per game. SEC leader: Mississippi 7.20 per game (T18).

Sacks allowed: FIU 3.20 per game (T113). Florida 2.40 per game (T78/10). National leader: Boise State .50 per game. SEC leader: Alabama .90 per game (T8).

Sacks: FIU 1.60 per game (T85). Florida 2.90 per game (13/1). National leader: Pittsburgh 4.10 per game.

First downs offense: FIU 18.30 per game (T82). Florida 22.10 per game (T21/1). National leader: Houston 31.00 per game.

First downs defense: FIU 23.00 per game (T112). Florida 13.40 per game (3/1). National leader: Texas Christian 12.40 per game.

Third-down percentage: FIU 58 of 162 for 35.80 percent (90). Florida 56 of 127 for 44.09 percent (29/1). National leader: Brigham Young 74 of 127 for 58.27 percent.

Third-down percentage defense: FIU 61 of 152 for 40.13 percent (78). Florida 37 of 138 for 26.81 percent (3/2). National leader: Texas 35 of 143 for 24.48 percent. SEC leader: Mississippi 41 of 153 for 26.80 percent.

Fourth-down percentage: FIU 9 of 20 for 45.00 (78). Florida 7 of 12 for 58.33 percent (T34/4). National leader: Toledo 13 of 16 for 81.25 percent. SEC leader: Kentucky 14 of 19 for 73.68 percent (9).

Fourth-down percentage defense: FIU 7 of 13 for 53.85 percent (T77). Florida 7 of 16 for 43.75 percent (T35/T4). National leader: South Florida 4 of 18 for 22.22 percent and Buffalo 2 of 9 for 22.22 percent. SEC leader: Arkansas 3 of 13 for 23.08 percent (T3).

Red zone offense: FIU 31 (24TD/7FG) of 38 for 82 percent (T60). Florida 36 (21TD/15FG) of 47 for 77 percent (T94/10). National leader: Arkansas 38 (29TD/9FG) of 39 for 97 percent and Louisiana Tech 33 (24TD/9FG) of 34 for 97 percent.

Red zone defense: FIU 37 (24TD/13FG) of 45 for 82 percent (T60). Florida 14 (6TD/8FG) of 17 for 82 percent (T60/8). National leader: Penn State 16 (9TD/7FG) of 25 for 64 percent. SEC leader: Alabama 13 (7TD/6FG) for 19 for 68 percent (T4).

Time of possession: FIU 26:38 (116). Florida 31:20 (25/2). National leader: Kansas State 34:17. SEC leader: Alabama 32:32 (10).

Net punting: FIU 37.55 average (28). Florida 40.21 average (4/2). National leader: Georgia 43.73 average.

Punt returns: FIU 13.42 per return (19). Florida 7.77 per return (80/10). National leader: Central Michigan 18.47 per return. SEC leader: Louisiana State 16.23 per return (4).

Punt returns defense: FIU 7.58 per return (46). Florida 3.25 per return (7/1). National leader: Hawaii -.20 per return.

Kickoff returns: FIU 20.13 per return (91). Florida 26.12 per return (10/1). National leader: Stanford 30.78 per return.

Kickoff returns defense: FIU 17.58 per return (4). Florida 19.54 per return (22/2). National leader: Kent State 14.43 per return. SEC leader: Louisiana State 17.43 per return (3).

Fewest yards penalized: FIU 61.00 yards per game (87). Florida 43.30 yards per game (14/4). National leader: Navy 31.36 yards per game. SEC leader: Tennessee 36.90 yards per game (5).

INDIVIDUAL LEADERS: These are the top players in each statistical category for FIU and Florida:

Rushing: FIU, Darriet Perry 103-301, 2.9 average, 3 TD; Daunte Owens 64-275, 4.3 average, 3 TD; Kendall Berry 46-234, 5.1 average, 6 TD. Florida, Tim Tebow 171-604, 3.5 average, 10 TD; Jeff Demps 79-577, 7.3 average, 6 TD; Chris Rainey 71-438, 6.2 average, 3 TD; Emmanuel Moody 50-364, 7.3 average, 1 TD; Mike Gillislee 20-145, 7.2 average, 1 TD.

Passing: FIU, Paul McCall 179-317-7, 56.5 percent, 1,969 yards, 13 TD, 117.8 pass efficiency rating; Wayne Younger 20-52-4, 38.5 percent, 249 yards, 0 TD, 63.3 pass efficiency rating. Florida, Tim Tebow 128-198-4, 64.6 percent, 1,730 yards, 12 TD, 154.00 pass efficiency rating; John Brantley 25-33-0, 75.8 percent, 251 yards, 4 TD, 179.65 pass efficiency rating.

Receiving: FIU, T.Y. Hilton 50-529, 10.6 average, 5 TD; Greg Ellingson 31-479, 15.5 average, 4 TD; Jason Frierson 27-328, 12.1 average, 2 TD; Darriet Perry 17-137, 8.1 average, 0 TD. Florida, Aaron Hernandez 46-571, 12.4 average, 2 TD; Riley Cooper 35-593, 16.9 average, 6 TD; Brandon James 16-171, 10.7 average, 1 TD; David Nelson 14-133, 9.5 average, 1 TD; Deonte Thompson 10-179, 17.9 average, 3 TD; Omarius Hines 9-118, 13.1 average, 0 TD.

Scoring: FIU, Dustin Rivest 9-12 FG, 30-30 PAT, 57 points; Kendall Berry 7 TD, 42 points; T.Y. Hilton 6 TD, 1 PAT, 38 points; Greg Ellingson 4 TD, 24 points. Florida, Caleb Sturgis 18-24 FG, 25-26 PAT, 79 points, Tim Tebow 10 TD, 60 points; Riley Cooper 6 TD, 36 points; Jeff Demps 6 TD, 36 points; Chris Rainey 4 TD, 24 points.

Punts: FIU, Carlos Munera 68-2,940, 43.2 average, long 65, 7 touchbacks, 20 fair catches, 20 inside 20, 14 50-plus punts, 0 blocked. Florida, 28-1,199, 42.8 average, long 61, 3 touchbacks, 10 fair catches, 12 inside 20, 6 50-plus, 0 blocked.

Punt returns: FIU, Jason Frierson 19-244, 12.8 average, 0 TD; T.Y. Hilton 3-36, 12.0 average, 0 TD. Florida, Brandon James 25-187, 7.5 average, 0 TD; Frankie Hammond 3-16, 5.3 average, 0 TD; Chris Rainey 2-30, 15.0 average, 1 TD.

Kickoff returns: FIU, Wayne Times 17-365, 21.5 average, 0 TD; T.Y. Hilton 16-490, 30.6 average, 1 TD. Florida, Brandon James 22-576, 26.2 average, 1 TD; T.J. Lawrence 2-69, 34.5 average, 0 TD.

Interceptions: FIU, Jeremiah Weatherspoon 2-3, 1.5 average, 0 TD; Anthony Gaitor 2-7, 3.5 average, 0 TD; Peter Riley 1-26, 26.0, 1 TD. Florida, Joe Haden 3-20, 6.7 average, 0 TD; A.J. Jones 3-1, 0.3 average, 0 TD; Major Wright 3-34, 11.3 average, 0 TD; Ryan Stamper 2-18, 9.0 average, 0 TD; Janoris Jenkins 2-4, 2.0 average, 0 TD.

Fumble recoveries: FIU, Jarvis Wilson 1-56, 56.0 average, 0 TD. Florida, Brandon Spikes 1-0, Jermaine Cunningham 1-0, Justin Trattou 1-0.

Tackles (UT-AT): FIU, Scott Bryant 36-53, Jonathan Cyprien 37-22, Jeremiah Weatherspoon 39-11, Toronto Smith 26-21, Aaron Davis 34-11. Florida, Ryan Stamper 31-30, Joe Haden 44-11, Ahmad Black 22-29, Brandon Spikes 21-24, A.J. Jones 16-21, Dustin Doe 24-13, Will Hill 23-9, Carlos Dunlap 22-9, Jermaine Cunningham 19-11.

Tackles for loss: FIU, Toronto Smith 9.0-39 yards, Armond Willis 7.5-28 yards, Aaron Davis 6.5-21 yards. Florida, Jermaine Cunningham 11.5-47 yards, Carlos Dunlap 7.5-45 yards, Ryan Stamper 5.5-15 yards, Joe Haden 5.0-28 yards, A.J. Jones 4.5-25 yards, Brandon Spikes 4.5-18 yards, Justin Trattou 3.5-21 yards.

Quarterback sacks: FIU, Toronto Smith 3.5-29 yards, Armond Willis 3.5-21 yards, Scott Bryant 2.0-15 yards, Thatcher Starling 2.0-13 yards. Florida, Jermaine Cunningham 7.0-42 yards, Carlos Dunlap 6.0-39 yards, A.J. Jones 3.0-20 yards, Joe Haden 3.0-19 yards, Brandon Spikes 3.0-16 yards.

Blocked kicks: FIU, Tourek Williams 1, Jonas Murrell 1. Florida, Chris Rainey 2.

GATORCOUNTRY.COM: As usual, we will have game coverage starting after the final gun – stories, photos, interviews and statistics downloaded as they are produced. In addition, Gator Country is your source for news about the Gators on television, radio and in print. The Gator Country Television Show (GCTV) airs Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 4 and 6:30 p.m. and 11 a.m. Saturdays on Cox Cable Channel 15 in Gainesville and Ocala. GCTV can be seen on Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. on ESPN2 in the Gainesville and Ocala. Buddy Martin, Franz Beard, Brady Ackerman, Justin Wells and Laura McKeeman participate on the GCTV show. Franz Beard is the host for the Internet TV show “Franz and Friends” on Mondays at 8 p.m., while Wells and McKeeman are the hosts for Insider Recruiting Thursdays at 8 p.m. Martin and Co. also take part on “The Morning Drive with Brady Ackerman and Mark McLeod” from 7-9 a.m. Mondays through Fridays on ESPN Radio in Ocala (900 AM, 100.1 FM) and Gainesville (1230 AM). Finally, you will be able to purchase the newly designed and improved Gator Country Magazine on newsstands throughout the state (Publix, Books-A-Million, Barnes and Noble) beginning with our October issue with Urban Meyer on the cover. For more information how you can join GatorCountry.com and get your daily Orange and Blue fix, check out our website at http://www.gatorcountry.com.

TV: The game is being telecast via pay-per-view (check with your local cable provider) with the call by Larry Vettel (play-by-play), Nat Moore (analyst) and Steve Babik (sidelines).

TV REPLAYS: Sun Sports replays the game at 8:30 Sunday morning with its “Breakfast with the Gators” show and also replays the game Tuesday, Nov. 3 at 11 p.m.

RADIO: Florida broadcast (Mick Hubert, play-by-play; Lee McGriff, color; Steve Babik, sidelines; Scot Brantley and Travis McGriff, pre-game) is from the Gator Radio Network. Pre-game show starts at 9:30 a.m.; post-game show concludes 60 minutes after game. WFXJ-AM 930 (Jacksonville) is flagship station; affiliates are WCNN-AM 680 (Atlanta, Ga.), WALR-AM 1340 (Atlanta, Ga.), WFOM-AM 1230 (Atlanta, Ga.), WWBF-AM 1130 (Bartow), WPHK-FM 102.7 (Blountstown), WWJB-AM 1450 (Brooksville), WMEL-AM 1300 (Cocoa), WXCV-FM 95.3 (Crystal River), WDCF-AM 1350 (Dade City), WWCN-AM 770 (Fort Myers), WRUF-FM 103.7 (Gainesville), WRUF-AM 850 (Gainesville), WKWF-AM 1600 (Key West), WUCR-FM 107.9 (Lake Butler), WNFB-FM 94.3 (Lake City), WDSR-AM 1340 (Lake City), WONN-AM 1230 (Lakeland), WINZ-AM 940 (Miami), WSBB-AM 1230 (New Smyrna Beach), WMOP-AM 900 (Ocala), WMOP-FM 100.1 (Ocala), WOKC-AM 1570 (Okeechobee), WOKC-FM 100.9 (Okeechobee), WFLF-AM 540 (Orlando), WIYD-AM 1260 (Palatka), WYYX-FM 97.7 (Panama City), WTKE-FM 98.1 (Pensacola), WPSL-AM 1590 (Port St. Lucie), WLSS-AM 930 (Sarasota), WSJZ-FM 99.5 (Sebastian), WWTK-AM 730 (Sebring), WAOC-AM 1420 (St. Augustine), WSTU-AM 1450 (Stuart), WQTL-FM 106.1 (Tallahassee), WDAE-AM 620 (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WJNO-AM 1290 (West Palm Beach). Satellite radio: XM 214. FIU broadcast: WAXY-AM (790 The Ticket) Jeremy Marks-Peltz, play-by-play and Jorge Sedano, color analyst.

STATISTICS: Game play-by-play and statistics are delayed but refreshed continually during the game on GameTracker, http://www.gatorzone.com and http://www.espn.go.com.

STANDINGS/SCHEDULES

GAMES INVOLVING BCS TOP 25 TEAMS

This week’s games for teams in the Bowl Championship Series Week 5 rankings:

1. Florida (10-0) vs. Florida International Saturday, 12:30 p.m. (PPV, ESPN360.com)

2. Alabama (10-0) vs. Chattanooga Saturday, 12:21 p.m. (PPV, ESPN360.com)

3. Texas (10-0) vs. Kansas Saturday, 8 p.m. (ABC)

4. Texas Christian (10-0) at Wyoming Saturday, 2 p.m.

5. Cincinnati (10-0) is idle.

6. Boise State (11-0) beat Utah State Friday, 52-21.

7. Georgia Tech (10-1) is idle.

8. Louisiana State (8-2) at Mississippi Saturday, 3:30 p.m. (CBS)

9. Pittsburgh (9-1) is idle.

10. Ohio State (9-2) at Michigan Saturday, 12 p.m. (ABC)

11. Oregon (8-2) at Arizona Saturday, 8 p.m. (ABC)

12. Oklahoma State (9-2) beat Colorado Thursday, 31-28.

13. Iowa (9-2) vs. Minnesota Saturday, 12 p.m. (ESPN)

14. Penn State (9-2) at Michigan State Saturday, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

15. Virginia Tech (7-3) vs. North Carolina State Saturday, 3:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

16. Wisconsin (8-2) at Northwestern Saturday, 3:30 p.m. (Big Ten Network)

17. Stanford (7-3) vs. No. 25 California Saturday, 7:30 p.m. (Versus)

18. Southern California (7-3) is idle.

19. Oregon State (7-3) at Washington State Saturday, 5 p.m.

20. Miami (Fla.) (7-3) vs. Duke Saturday, 12 p.m. (ESPNU)

21. Utah (8-2) vs. San Diego State Saturday, 4 p.m.

22. Brigham Young (8-2) vs. Air Force Saturday, 3:30 p.m. (CBS College Sports)

23. Clemson (7-3) vs. Virginia Saturday, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

24. Houston (8-2) vs. Memphis Saturday, 1 p.m.

25. California (7-3) at No. 17 Stanford Saturday, 7:30 p.m. (Versus)

SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE

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SCHEDULE

Saturday, Nov. 21

Florida International at No. 1 Florida, 12:30 p.m. (PPV)

Chattanooga at No. 2 Alabama, 12:20 p.m. (PPV)

Mississippi State vs. Arkansas at Little Rock, Ark., 12:21 p.m. (SEC Network)

No. 8 Louisiana State at Mississippi, 3:30 p.m. (CBS)

Vanderbilt at Tennessee, 7 p.m. (ESPNU)

Kentucky at Georgia, 7:45 p.m. (ESPN or ESPN2)

Friday, Nov. 27

Alabama at Auburn, 2:30 p.m. (CBS)

Saturday, Nov. 28

Florida State at Florida, 3:30 p.m. (CBS)

Georgia at Georgia Tech, TBA

Tennessee at Kentucky, TBA

Clemson at South Carolina, TBA

Mississippi at Mississippi State, TBA

Arkansas at Louisiana State, 8 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 5

SEC Championship at Georgia Dome, Atlanta

Alabama vs. Florida, 4 p.m. (CBS)

ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE

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SCHEDULE

Saturday, Nov. 21

Maryland at Florida State, 12 p.m. (RAYCOM)

Duke at No. 20 Miami (Fla.), 12 p.m. (ESPNU)

North Carolina at Boston College, 12 p.m. (ESPN2)

Virginia at No. 23 Clemson, 3:30 p.m. (ABC/ESPN)

North Carolina State at No. 15 Virginia Tech, 3:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

Saturday, Nov. 28

Clemson at South Carolina, 12 p.m. (ESPN)

Wake Forest at Duke, 12 p.m. (RAYCOM)

North Carolina at North Carolina State, 12 p.m. (ESPN2)

Florida State at Florida, 3:30 p.m. (CBS)

Miami (Fla.) at South Florida, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Boston College at Maryland, 3:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

Virginia Tech at Virginia, 3:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Georgia at Georgia Tech, 8 p.m. (ABC/ESPN2)

Saturday, Dec. 5

Dr. Pepper ACC Championship Game at Tampa, Fla.

Georgia Tech vs. Boston College or Clemson, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

BIG EAST CONFERENCE

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SCHEDULE

Saturday, Nov. 21

Louisville at South Florida, 12 p.m. (Big East Network)

Connecticut at Notre Dame, 2:30 p.m. (NBC)

Rutgers at Syracuse, 3:30 p.m. (ESPN360.com)

Friday, Nov. 27

Illinois at Cincinnati, 12 p.m. (ABC)

Pittsburgh at West Virginia, 7 p.m. (ESPN2)

Rutgers at Louisville, 11 a.m. (ESPN2)

Saturday, Nov. 28

Syracuse at Connecticut, 12 p.m. (Big East Network)

Miami (Fla.) at South Florida, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Saturday, Dec. 5

Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, TBA

South Florida at Connecticut, TBA

West Virginia at Rutgers, TBA

BIG TEN CONFERENCE

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SCHEDULE

Saturday, Nov. 21

No. 10 Ohio State at Michigan, Noon (ABC)

Minnesota at No. 13 Iowa, Noon (Big Ten Network)

Purdue at Indiana, 3:30 p.m. (Big Ten Network)

No. 16 Wisconsin at Northwestern, 3:30 p.m. (Big Ten Network)

No. 14 Penn State at Michigan State, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Friday, Nov. 27

Illinois at Cincinnati, 12 p.m. (ABC)

Saturday, Dec. 5

Fresno State at Illinois, 12:30 p.m. (Big Ten Network)

BIG 12 CONFERENCE

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SCHEDULE

Thursday, Nov. 19

No. 12 Oklahoma State 31, Colorado 28

Saturday, Nov. 21

Oklahoma at Texas Tech, 12:30 p.m. (FSN)

Iowa State at Missouri, 2 p.m.

Baylor at Texas A&M, 3:30 p.m.

Kansas State at Nebraska, 7:45 p.m. (ESPN)

Kansas at No. 3 Texas, 8 p.m. (ABC/ESPN)

Thursday, Nov. 26

Texas at Texas A&M, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Friday, Nov. 27

Nebraska at Colorado, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Saturday, Nov. 28

Oklahoma State at Oklahoma, 12:30 p.m. (FSN)

Kansas vs. Missouri at Kansas City, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Baylor vs. Texas Tech at Arlington, Texas, 6 p.m. (FSN)

Saturday, Dec. 5

Dr. Pepper Big 12 Championship Game

At Arlington, Texas

South Division vs. North Division, 8 p.m. (ABC)

CONFERENCE USA

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SCHEDULE

Sunday, Nov. 15

East Carolina 44, Tulsa 17

SCHEDULE

Saturday, Nov. 21

Memphis at No. 24 Houston, 12 p.m. (CSS)

Tulane at UCF, 2 p.m.

UTEP at Rice, 3:30 p.m.

UAB at East Carolina, 3:30 p.m.

Southern Methodist at Marshall, 4:30 p.m.

Tulsa at Southern Mississippi, 7:30 p.m. (CBS College Sports)

Friday, Nov. 27

Memphis at Tulsa, 3:30 p.m. (CBS College Sports)

Saturday, Nov. 28

Southern Mississippi at East Carolina, 12:30 p.m. (CBS College Sports)

UCF at UAB, 1:30 p.m.

Tulane at Southern Methodist, 3 p.m.

Marshall at UTEP, 3 p.m.

Rice at Houston, 8 p.m. (CSS)

Saturday, Dec. 5

Conference USA Championship Game

East Champion vs. West Champion at site of team with best regular-season record in conference play

INDEPENDENTS

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SCHEDULE

Saturday, Nov. 21

Connecticut at Notre Dame, 2:30 p.m. (NBC)

Army at North Texas, 4 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 28

Notre Dame at Stanford, 8 p.m. (ABC)

Navy at Hawaii, 10:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

Saturday, Dec. 12

Army vs. Navy at Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pa., 2:30 p.m. (CBS)

MID-AMERICAN CONFERENCE

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SCHEDULE

Wednesday, Nov. 18

Buffalo 42, Miami (Ohio) 17

Central Michigan 35, Ball State 3

Friday, Nov. 20

Akron at Bowling Green, 5:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

Eastern Michigan at Toledo, 7 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 21

Kent State at Temple, 1 p.m.

Northern Illinois at Ohio, 2 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 24

Ball State at Western Michigan, 7 p.m. (ESPN2)

Friday, Nov. 27

Temple at Ohio, 2 p.m. (ESPNU)

Buffalo at Kent State, 2 p.m.

Eastern Michigan at Akron, TBA

Northern Illinois at Central Michigan, TBA

Toledo at Bowling Green, TBA

Friday,Dec. 4

Marathon MAC Championship Game at Ford Field, Detroit

East Champion vs. West Champion, 8 p.m. (ESPN2)

MOUNTAIN WEST CONFERENCE

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SCHEDULE

Saturday, Nov. 21

No. 4 Texas Christian at Wyoming, 2 p.m. (The Mountain)

Air Force at No. 22 Brigham Young, 3:30 p.m. (CBS College Sports)

San Diego State at No. 21 Utah, 4 p.m. (Versus)

Colorado State at New Mexico, 6 p.m. (The Mountain)

Friday, Nov. 27

Wyoming at Colorado State, 2 p.m. (The Mountain)

Saturday, Nov. 28

New Mexico at Texas Christian, 1 p.m. (The Mountain)

Utah at Brigham Young, 5 p.m. (CBS College Sports)

San Diego State at UNLV, 9 p.m. (The Mountain)

PACIFIC-10 CONFERENCE

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SCHEDULE

Saturday, Nov. 21

Arizona State at UCLA, 4 p.m. (FSN)

No. 19 Oregon State at Washington State, 5 p.m.

No. 25 California at No. 17 Stanford, 7:30 p.m. (Versus)

No. 11 Oregon at Arizona, 8 p.m. (ABC)

Saturday, Nov. 28

Arizona at Arizona State, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Washington at Washington State, 6:30 p.m. (FSN Northwest)

Notre Dame at Stanford, 8 p.m. (ABC)

UCLA at Southern California, 10 p.m. (FSN)

Thursday, Dec. 3

Oregon State at Oregon, 9 p.m. (ESPN)

Saturday, Dec. 5

Arizona at Southern California, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

California at Washington, 6:30 p.m. (FSN Northwest/CSN California)

SUN BELT CONFERENCE

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SCHEDULE

Saturday, Nov. 21

Florida International at Florida, 12:30 p.m. (PPV)

Florida Atlantic at Troy, 3:15 p.m. (Sun Belt Network)

Army at North Texas, 4 p.m. (KTXA-TV)

Arkansas State at Middle Tennessee State, 3:30 p.m. (ESPN360.com)

Louisiana-Monroe at Louisiana-Lafayette, 7 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 28

North Texas at Arkansas State, 3 p.m.

Western Kentucky at Florida Atlantic, 3 p.m.

Middle Tennessee at Louisiana-Monroe, 4:30 p.m. (Sun Belt Network)

Troy at Louisiana-Lafayette, 7 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 3

Arkansas State at Western Kentucky, 6 p.m. (Sun Belt Network)

Saturday, Dec. 5

Florida Atlantic at Florida International, 6 p.m. (Sun Belt Network)

WESTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE

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SCHEDULE

Friday, Nov. 20

No. 6 Boise State 52, Utah State 21

Saturday, Nov. 21

Louisiana Tech at Fresno State, 5 p.m.

Hawaii at San Jose State, 8 p.m. (Oceanic PPV)

Nevada at New Mexico State, 10:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

Friday, Nov. 27

Nevada at Boise State, 10 p.m. (ESPN2)

Saturday, Nov. 28

Utah State at Idaho, 5 p.m. (PPV)

Navy at Hawaii, 10:30 p.m. (ESNPU)

New Mexico State at San Jose State, 8 p.m. (PPV)

Saturday, Dec. 5

Fresno State at Illinois, 12:30 p.m. (Big Ten Network)

San Jose State at Louisiana Tech, 2 p.m. (ERT)

New Mexico State at Boise State, 3 p.m. (KTVB-TV)

Wisconsin at Hawaii, TBA (ESPN/ESPN2)

MID-EASTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE

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SCHEDULE

Saturday, Nov. 21

Howard at Delaware State, 1 p.m.

Morgan State at Hampton, 1 p.m.

Winston-Salem at Norfolk State, 1 p.m.

North Carolina A&T at South Carolina State, 1:30 p.m.

Florida A&M vs. Bethune-Cookman at Orlando, 2:30 p.m. (ESPN Classic)

PIONEER LEAGUE

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SCHEDULE

Saturday, Nov. 21

Drake at Butler, 1 p.m.

Jacksonville at Campbell, 1 p.m.

Marist at Dayton, 1 p.m.

Morehead State at Valparaiso, 1 p.m.

Southern Utah at San Diego, 9 p.m.

IVY LEAGUE

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SCHEDULE

Saturday, Nov. 21

Harvard at Yale, 12 p.m. (Versus)

Princeton at Dartmouth, 12:30 p.m.

Brown at Columbia, 12:30 p.m.

Cornell at Pennsylvania, 1 p.m.

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The No. 1 Florida Gators, who finished off their first unbeaten Southeastern Conference season last Saturday with a 24-14 victory at South Carolina, return to the friendly confines of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium Saturday afternoon at 12:30 to meet Florida International of the Sun Belt Conference. It’s the first meeting between the two schools. The game will be available via pay-per-view. The nation’s longest winning streak — 20 — will be put on the line by Urban Meyer’s Gators, who hope to be able to give some playing time to the reserves.

GAME 11: FIU GOLDEN PANTHERS AT (1) FLORIDA GATORS

WHEN: Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET.

WHERE: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at Florida Field (88,548), Gainesville, Fla.

WEATHER FORECAST: Partly cloudy, chance of isolated thunderstorm 30 percent. Highs in the upper 70s. Winds from the East at 7 miles per hour.

OVER THE AIRWAVES: The game is being telecast on pay-per-view (see below for details); Gator Radio Network has broadcast (see below for more information and stations).

GATOR BYTES: With their 24-14 victory at South Carolina last Saturday, Florida completed its SEC season at 8-0, the first time the Gators have gone undefeated in the conference since 1996. … Florida’s 10-0 start is its third in history (1995 and ’96 are the others). … Florida now has won 20 straight games, the longest current streak in the nation and the fourth longest in the history of the SEC. … The Class of 2006 is 45-6 in four seasons, tying the SEC mark for the winningest class in history. … Urban Meyer’s five Florida teams have compiled a 32-8 record in the SEC, the .800 winning percentage the best in league history for coaches who have been in the league for five or more seasons. Following Meyer are Robert Neyland of Tennessee (62-15-5, .787), Frank Thomas of Alabama (59-16-6, .765), Paul “Bear” Bryant of Kentucky and Alabama (159-46-9, .764), Nick Saban of LSU and Alabama (50-17, .746) and Steve Spurrier of Florida and South Carolina (105-36, .745).

PAW PRINTS: FIU already has played No. 2 Alabama this season and this will be the first time the school is playing the No. 1 team in the country. … FIU has played 17 true freshmen this season, the most in FBS and tied with Tulane. … Eighty-two of the 111 players on the current roster are from Florida. … Cristobal, who played offensive tackle for the Miami Hurricanes, played on the 1989 and ’91 national championship teams.

RECORDS/RANKINGS: FIU is 3-7 overall (3-4 in the Sun Belt Conference) and not ranked. Florida is 10-0 overall (8-0 in the Southeastern Conference East Division) and No. 1 in the most recent Bowl Championship Series rankings, No. 1 in the Associated Press (media), the USA Today/American Football Coaches Association and the Harris Interactive (BCS) polls and No. 2 (behind Alabama) in the Legends Coaches poll.

COACHES: FIU, Mario Cristobal (Miami, 1993) is in his third season as a head coach, all at FIU, and is 9-24 (.273). Florida, Urban Meyer (Cincinnati, 1988) is 93-17 (.845) in his ninth season as a head coach (with two-year stops at Bowling Green and Utah) and 54-9 (.857) as head coach of the Gators.

SCHEDULES: The game-by-game results:

FIU Golden Panthers — Sept. 12 at Alabama (L, 14-40); Sept. 19 at Rutgers (L, 15-23); Sept. 26 TOLEDO (L, 31-41); Oct. 3 at Louisiana-Monroe (Sun Belt) (L, 35-48); Oct. 10 at Western Kentucky (Sun Belt) (W, 37-20); Oct. 17 TROY (Sun Belt) (L, 33-42); Oct. 24 at Arkansas State (Sun Belt) (L, 10-27); Oct. 31 LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE (Sun Belt) (W, 20-17 OT); Nov. 7 at Middle Tennessee State (Sun Belt) (L, 21-48); Nov. 14 NORTH TEXAS (Sun Belt) (W, 35-28); Nov. 21 at Florida, 12:30 p.m. (PPV); Dec. 5 FLORIDA ATLANTIC, 7 p.m. (Sun Belt).

Florida Gators — Sept. 5 CHARLESTON SOUTHERN (W, 62-3); Sept. 12 TROY (W, 56-6); Sept. 19 TENNESSEE (SEC) (W, 23-13); Sept. 26 at Kentucky (SEC) (W, 41-7); Oct. 10 at Louisiana State (SEC) (W, 13-3); Oct. 17 ARKANSAS (SEC) (W, 23-20); Oct. 24 at Mississippi State (SEC) (W, 29-19); Oct. 31 Georgia at Jacksonville (SEC) (W, 41-17); Nov. 7 VANDERBILT (SEC) (W, 27-3); Nov. 14 at South Carolina (SEC) (W, 24-14); Nov. 21 FIU (PPV) 12:30 p.m.; Nov. 28 FLORIDA STATE, 3:30 p.m. (CBS); Dec. 5 SEC Championship vs. Alabama at Georgia Dome, Atlanta, 4 p.m. (CBS).

LAST TIME OUT: How FIU and Florida fared on Nov. 14:

FIU 35, North Texas 28: At FIU Stadium in Miami, the Panthers erased a 28-14 halftime deficit by scoring 21 unanswered points in the second half. A blocked punt, fumble recovery and interception return for a touchdown helped FIU rally over the Mean Green, who had 513 yards to FIU’s 258. Redshirt sophomore Kendall Berry ran for 82 yards on 14 carries and two touchdowns, both on “Wildcat” formation plays.

Florida 24, South Carolina 14: At Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, S.C., junior defensive end Justin Trattou got off the ground after being cut, intercepted a pass deflected by teammate Markihe Anderson and returned it 53 yards on the first play of the fourth quarter to set up Florida’s game-clinching TD run by Tim Tebow, who started the game’s scoring with a 68-yard touchdown pass to Riley Cooper. Emmanuel Moody also had a touchdown run, while the Florida defense sacked quarterback Stephen Garcia four times (and picked off another pass, this by Joe Haden) and held the Gamecocks to minus 16 yards in total offense in the final 15 minutes.

SERIES: This is the first meeting between FIU and Florida on the football field. Against the other eight teams making up the Sun Belt Conference, Florida is 14-1, all of the games being played in Gainesville:

Florida vs. Arkansas State (2-0): 11/15/58 (W, 51-7); 09/04/93 (W, 44-6).

Florida vs. Florida Atlantic (1-0): 11/17/07 (W, 59-20).

Florida vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (4-0): 10/27/45 (as Southwestern Louisiana) (W, 45-0); 10/19/85 (as Southwestern Louisiana) (W, 45-0); 11/06/93 (as Southwestern Louisiana) (W, 61-14); 08/31/96 (as Southwestern Louisiana) (W, 55-21).

Florida vs. Louisiana-Monroe (2-0): 09/12/98 (as Northeast Louisiana) (W, 42-10); 09/08/01 (W, 55-6).

Florida vs. Middle Tennessee State (2-0): 09/09/00 (W, 55-0); 10/16/04 (W, 52-16).

Florida vs. North Texas (0-1): 10/04/47 (L, 12-20).

Florida vs. Troy (2-0): 09/08/07 (W, 59-31); 09/12/09 (W, 56-6).

Florida vs. Western Kentucky (1-0): 09/01/07 (W, 49-3).

STARTLING LINEUPS: This is how the teams are expected to match up offense vs. defense and on special teams:

FIU defense: DE 91 Armond Willis; DT 92 Jonas Murrell; DT 95 Justin West; DE 31 Jarvis Wilson; SLB 44 Scott Bryant; MLB 45 Aaron Davis or 13 Toronto Smith; WLB 49 Tyler Clawson; LC 7 Anthony Gaitor; FS 25 Jonathan Cyprien; SS 6 Jeremiah Weatherspoon; RC 20 O’Darris D’haiti.

Florida offense: WR 6 Deonte Thompson; WR 11 Riley Cooper; LT 73 Xavier Nixon; LG 57 Carl Johnson; C 56 Maurkice Pouncey; RG 55 Mike Pouncey; RT 76 Marcus Gilbert; TE 81 Aaron Hernandez; QB 15 Tim Tebow; RB 2 Jeff Demps; WR 25 Brandon James; WR 83 David Nelson.

FIU offense: X 88 Jacob Younger; Y 30 Jonathan Faucher; LT 58 Andy Leavine; LG 70 Mario Caraballo; C 76 Brad Serini; RG 77 Cedric Mack; RT 50 Joe Alajajian; H-back 4 T.Y. Hilton; QB 12 Paul McCall or 14 Wayne Younger; RB 8 Daunte Owens or 19 Kendall Berry; FB 27 John Ellis; Z 80 Ty Frierson.

Florida defense: DE 8 Carlos Dunlap; DT 99 Omar Hunter or 90 Lawrence Marsh; DT 6 Jaye Howard or 92 Terron Sanders; DE 49 Jermaine Cunningham; SLB 16 A.J. Jones; MLB 51 Brandon Spikes; WLB 41 Ryan Stamper; CB 1 Janoris Jenkins; CB 5 Joe Haden; SS 35 Ahmad Black or 10 Will Hill; FS 21 Major Wright or 10 Will Hill.

FIU specialists: PK 40 Dustin Rivest; KO 40 Dustin Rivest; PR 4 T.Y. Hilton; KR 4 T.Y. Hilton and 7 Anthony Gaitor; P 34 Carlos Munera; S 46 Michael Davies; H 12 Paul McCall.

Florida specialists: PK 19 Caleb Sturgis or 38 Jonathan Phillips; KO 19 Caleb Sturgis; PR 25 Brandon James; KR 25 Brandon James and 11 Riley Cooper; P 17 Chas Henry; S 53 Mike Williamson (P) and 59 John Fairbanks (PK); H 17 Chas Henry.

TEAM STATISTICS: This is how FIU (NCAA) and Florida (NCAA/SEC) compare statistically:

Scoring offense: FIU 25.10 points per game (72). Florida 33.90 points per game (14/3). National leader: Boise State 43.60 points per game. SEC leader: Arkansas 37.60 points per game (8).

Total offense: FIU 322.60 yards per game (101). Florida 428.70 yards per game (26/3). National leader: Houston 562.60 yards per game. SEC leader: Arkansas 450.10 yards per game (10).

Rushing offense: FIU 100.80 yards per game (109). Florida 230.60 yards per game (8/1). National leader: Nevada 353.10 yards per game.

Passing offense: FIU 221.80 yards per game (57). Florida 198.10 yards per game (85/8). National leader: Houston 428.20 yards per game. SEC leader: Arkansas 310.00 yards per game (8).

Scoring defense: FIU 33.40 points per game (106). Florida 10.50 points per game (1/1).

Total defense: FIU 490.90 yards per game (118). Florida 233.90 yards per game (2/1). National leader: Texas 232.30 yards per game.

Rushing defense: FIU 238.50 yards per game (117). Florida 94.30 yards per game (10/2). National leader: Texas 50.40 yards per game. SEC leader: Alabama 72.80 yards per game (2).

Passing defense: FIU 252.40 yards per game (100). Florida 139.60 yards per game (2/1). National leader: Air Force 127.91 yards per game.

Pass efficiency: FIU 109.20 rating (106). Florida 156.94 rating (9/2). National leader: Cincinnati 170.01 rating. SEC leader: Arkansas 159.97 rating.

Pass efficiency defense: FIU 136.34 rating (91). Florida 87.18 rating (1/1).

Turnovers lost: FIU 20 (T79). Florida 13 (T20/4). National leader: Cincinnati 6. SEC leader: Louisiana State 8 (T4).

Turnovers gained: FIU 17 (T62). Florida Florida 20 (T34/T2). National leader: Ohio 30. SEC leader: Arkansas 23 (18).

Turnover margin: FIU -.30 per game (T78). Florida .70 per game (T20/4). National leader: Rutgers 2.33 per game. SEC leader: Arkansas 1.20 per game (4).

Tackles for loss gained: FIU 6.50 per game (T90). Florida 5.90 per game (T70/11). National leader: Stanford, Nevada and Houston 3.30 per game. SEC leader: 4.40 per game (21).

Tackles for loss: FIU 6.80 per game (T27). Florida 5.90 per game (T52/T7). National leader: Cincinnati 8.80 per game. SEC leader: Mississippi 7.20 per game (T18).

Sacks allowed: FIU 3.20 per game (T113). Florida 2.40 per game (T78/10). National leader: Boise State .50 per game. SEC leader: Alabama .90 per game (T8).

Sacks: FIU 1.60 per game (T85). Florida 2.90 per game (13/1). National leader: Pittsburgh 4.10 per game.

First downs offense: FIU 18.30 per game (T82). Florida 22.10 per game (T21/1). National leader: Houston 31.00 per game.

First downs defense: FIU 23.00 per game (T112). Florida 13.40 per game (3/1). National leader: Texas Christian 12.40 per game.

Third-down percentage: FIU 58 of 162 for 35.80 percent (90). Florida 56 of 127 for 44.09 percent (29/1). National leader: Brigham Young 74 of 127 for 58.27 percent.

Third-down percentage defense: FIU 61 of 152 for 40.13 percent (78). Florida 37 of 138 for 26.81 percent (3/2). National leader: Texas 35 of 143 for 24.48 percent. SEC leader: Mississippi 41 of 153 for 26.80 percent.

Fourth-down percentage: FIU 9 of 20 for 45.00 (78). Florida 7 of 12 for 58.33 percent (T34/4). National leader: Toledo 13 of 16 for 81.25 percent. SEC leader: Kentucky 14 of 19 for 73.68 percent (9).

Fourth-down percentage defense: FIU 7 of 13 for 53.85 percent (T77). Florida 7 of 16 for 43.75 percent (T35/T4). National leader: South Florida 4 of 18 for 22.22 percent and Buffalo 2 of 9 for 22.22 percent. SEC leader: Arkansas 3 of 13 for 23.08 percent (T3).

Red zone offense: FIU 31 (24TD/7FG) of 38 for 82 percent (T60). Florida 36 (21TD/15FG) of 47 for 77 percent (T94/10). National leader: Arkansas 38 (29TD/9FG) of 39 for 97 percent and Louisiana Tech 33 (24TD/9FG) of 34 for 97 percent.

Red zone defense: FIU 37 (24TD/13FG) of 45 for 82 percent (T60). Florida 14 (6TD/8FG) of 17 for 82 percent (T60/8). National leader: Penn State 16 (9TD/7FG) of 25 for 64 percent. SEC leader: Alabama 13 (7TD/6FG) for 19 for 68 percent (T4).

Time of possession: FIU 26:38 (116). Florida 31:20 (25/2). National leader: Kansas State 34:17. SEC leader: Alabama 32:32 (10).

Net punting: FIU 37.55 average (28). Florida 40.21 average (4/2). National leader: Georgia 43.73 average.

Punt returns: FIU 13.42 per return (19). Florida 7.77 per return (80/10). National leader: Central Michigan 18.47 per return. SEC leader: Louisiana State 16.23 per return (4).

Punt returns defense: FIU 7.58 per return (46). Florida 3.25 per return (7/1). National leader: Hawaii -.20 per return.

Kickoff returns: FIU 20.13 per return (91). Florida 26.12 per return (10/1). National leader: Stanford 30.78 per return.

Kickoff returns defense: FIU 17.58 per return (4). Florida 19.54 per return (22/2). National leader: Kent State 14.43 per return. SEC leader: Louisiana State 17.43 per return (3).

Fewest yards penalized: FIU 61.00 yards per game (87). Florida 43.30 yards per game (14/4). National leader: Navy 31.36 yards per game. SEC leader: Tennessee 36.90 yards per game (5).

INDIVIDUAL LEADERS: These are the top players in each statistical category for FIU and Florida:

Rushing: FIU, Darriet Perry 103-301, 2.9 average, 3 TD; Daunte Owens 64-275, 4.3 average, 3 TD; Kendall Berry 46-234, 5.1 average, 6 TD. Florida, Tim Tebow 171-604, 3.5 average, 10 TD; Jeff Demps 79-577, 7.3 average, 6 TD; Chris Rainey 71-438, 6.2 average, 3 TD; Emmanuel Moody 50-364, 7.3 average, 1 TD; Mike Gillislee 20-145, 7.2 average, 1 TD.

Passing: FIU, Paul McCall 179-317-7, 56.5 percent, 1,969 yards, 13 TD, 117.8 pass efficiency rating; Wayne Younger 20-52-4, 38.5 percent, 249 yards, 0 TD, 63.3 pass efficiency rating. Florida, Tim Tebow 128-198-4, 64.6 percent, 1,730 yards, 12 TD, 154.00 pass efficiency rating; John Brantley 25-33-0, 75.8 percent, 251 yards, 4 TD, 179.65 pass efficiency rating.

Receiving: FIU, T.Y. Hilton 50-529, 10.6 average, 5 TD; Greg Ellingson 31-479, 15.5 average, 4 TD; Jason Frierson 27-328, 12.1 average, 2 TD; Darriet Perry 17-137, 8.1 average, 0 TD. Florida, Aaron Hernandez 46-571, 12.4 average, 2 TD; Riley Cooper 35-593, 16.9 average, 6 TD; Brandon James 16-171, 10.7 average, 1 TD; David Nelson 14-133, 9.5 average, 1 TD; Deonte Thompson 10-179, 17.9 average, 3 TD; Omarius Hines 9-118, 13.1 average, 0 TD.

Scoring: FIU, Dustin Rivest 9-12 FG, 30-30 PAT, 57 points; Kendall Berry 7 TD, 42 points; T.Y. Hilton 6 TD, 1 PAT, 38 points; Greg Ellingson 4 TD, 24 points. Florida, Caleb Sturgis 18-24 FG, 25-26 PAT, 79 points, Tim Tebow 10 TD, 60 points; Riley Cooper 6 TD, 36 points; Jeff Demps 6 TD, 36 points; Chris Rainey 4 TD, 24 points.

Punts: FIU, Carlos Munera 68-2,940, 43.2 average, long 65, 7 touchbacks, 20 fair catches, 20 inside 20, 14 50-plus punts, 0 blocked. Florida, 28-1,199, 42.8 average, long 61, 3 touchbacks, 10 fair catches, 12 inside 20, 6 50-plus, 0 blocked.

Punt returns: FIU, Jason Frierson 19-244, 12.8 average, 0 TD; T.Y. Hilton 3-36, 12.0 average, 0 TD. Florida, Brandon James 25-187, 7.5 average, 0 TD; Frankie Hammond 3-16, 5.3 average, 0 TD; Chris Rainey 2-30, 15.0 average, 1 TD.

Kickoff returns: FIU, Wayne Times 17-365, 21.5 average, 0 TD; T.Y. Hilton 16-490, 30.6 average, 1 TD. Florida, Brandon James 22-576, 26.2 average, 1 TD; T.J. Lawrence 2-69, 34.5 average, 0 TD.

Interceptions: FIU, Jeremiah Weatherspoon 2-3, 1.5 average, 0 TD; Anthony Gaitor 2-7, 3.5 average, 0 TD; Peter Riley 1-26, 26.0, 1 TD. Florida, Joe Haden 3-20, 6.7 average, 0 TD; A.J. Jones 3-1, 0.3 average, 0 TD; Major Wright 3-34, 11.3 average, 0 TD; Ryan Stamper 2-18, 9.0 average, 0 TD; Janoris Jenkins 2-4, 2.0 average, 0 TD.

Fumble recoveries: FIU, Jarvis Wilson 1-56, 56.0 average, 0 TD. Florida, Brandon Spikes 1-0, Jermaine Cunningham 1-0, Justin Trattou 1-0.

Tackles (UT-AT): FIU, Scott Bryant 36-53, Jonathan Cyprien 37-22, Jeremiah Weatherspoon 39-11, Toronto Smith 26-21, Aaron Davis 34-11. Florida, Ryan Stamper 31-30, Joe Haden 44-11, Ahmad Black 22-29, Brandon Spikes 21-24, A.J. Jones 16-21, Dustin Doe 24-13, Will Hill 23-9, Carlos Dunlap 22-9, Jermaine Cunningham 19-11.

Tackles for loss: FIU, Toronto Smith 9.0-39 yards, Armond Willis 7.5-28 yards, Aaron Davis 6.5-21 yards. Florida, Jermaine Cunningham 11.5-47 yards, Carlos Dunlap 7.5-45 yards, Ryan Stamper 5.5-15 yards, Joe Haden 5.0-28 yards, A.J. Jones 4.5-25 yards, Brandon Spikes 4.5-18 yards, Justin Trattou 3.5-21 yards.

Quarterback sacks: FIU, Toronto Smith 3.5-29 yards, Armond Willis 3.5-21 yards, Scott Bryant 2.0-15 yards, Thatcher Starling 2.0-13 yards. Florida, Jermaine Cunningham 7.0-42 yards, Carlos Dunlap 6.0-39 yards, A.J. Jones 3.0-20 yards, Joe Haden 3.0-19 yards, Brandon Spikes 3.0-16 yards.

Blocked kicks: FIU, Tourek Williams 1, Jonas Murrell 1. Florida, Chris Rainey 2.

GATORCOUNTRY.COM: As usual, we will have game coverage starting after the final gun – stories, photos, interviews and statistics downloaded as they are produced. In addition, Gator Country is your source for news about the Gators on television, radio and in print. The Gator Country Television Show (GCTV) airs Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 4 and 6:30 p.m. and 11 a.m. Saturdays on Cox Cable Channel 15 in Gainesville and Ocala. GCTV can be seen on Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. on ESPN2 in the Gainesville and Ocala. Buddy Martin, Franz Beard, Brady Ackerman, Justin Wells and Laura McKeeman participate on the GCTV show. Franz Beard is the host for the Internet TV show “Franz and Friends” on Mondays at 8 p.m., while Wells and McKeeman are the hosts for Insider Recruiting Thursdays at 8 p.m. Martin and Co. also take part on “The Morning Drive with Brady Ackerman and Mark McLeod” from 7-9 a.m. Mondays through Fridays on ESPN Radio in Ocala (900 AM, 100.1 FM) and Gainesville (1230 AM). Finally, you will be able to purchase the newly designed and improved Gator Country Magazine on newsstands throughout the state (Publix, Books-A-Million, Barnes and Noble) beginning with our October issue with Urban Meyer on the cover. For more information how you can join GatorCountry.com and get your daily Orange and Blue fix, check out our website at http://www.gatorcountry.com.

TV: The game is being telecast via pay-per-view (check with your local cable provider) with the call by Larry Vettel (play-by-play), Nat Moore (analyst) and Steve Babik (sidelines).

TV REPLAYS: Sun Sports replays the game at 8:30 Sunday morning with its “Breakfast with the Gators” show and also replays the game Tuesday, Nov. 3 at 11 p.m.

RADIO: Florida broadcast (Mick Hubert, play-by-play; Lee McGriff, color; Steve Babik, sidelines; Scot Brantley and Travis McGriff, pre-game) is from the Gator Radio Network. Pre-game show starts at 9:30 a.m.; post-game show concludes 60 minutes after game. WFXJ-AM 930 (Jacksonville) is flagship station; affiliates are WCNN-AM 680 (Atlanta, Ga.), WALR-AM 1340 (Atlanta, Ga.), WFOM-AM 1230 (Atlanta, Ga.), WWBF-AM 1130 (Bartow), WPHK-FM 102.7 (Blountstown), WWJB-AM 1450 (Brooksville), WMEL-AM 1300 (Cocoa), WXCV-FM 95.3 (Crystal River), WDCF-AM 1350 (Dade City), WWCN-AM 770 (Fort Myers), WRUF-FM 103.7 (Gainesville), WRUF-AM 850 (Gainesville), WKWF-AM 1600 (Key West), WUCR-FM 107.9 (Lake Butler), WNFB-FM 94.3 (Lake City), WDSR-AM 1340 (Lake City), WONN-AM 1230 (Lakeland), WINZ-AM 940 (Miami), WSBB-AM 1230 (New Smyrna Beach), WMOP-AM 900 (Ocala), WMOP-FM 100.1 (Ocala), WOKC-AM 1570 (Okeechobee), WOKC-FM 100.9 (Okeechobee), WFLF-AM 540 (Orlando), WIYD-AM 1260 (Palatka), WYYX-FM 97.7 (Panama City), WTKE-FM 98.1 (Pensacola), WPSL-AM 1590 (Port St. Lucie), WLSS-AM 930 (Sarasota), WSJZ-FM 99.5 (Sebastian), WWTK-AM 730 (Sebring), WAOC-AM 1420 (St. Augustine), WSTU-AM 1450 (Stuart), WQTL-FM 106.1 (Tallahassee), WDAE-AM 620 (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WJNO-AM 1290 (West Palm Beach). Satellite radio: XM 214. FIU broadcast: WAXY-AM (790 The Ticket) Jeremy Marks-Peltz, play-by-play and Jorge Sedano, color analyst.

STATISTICS: Game play-by-play and statistics are delayed but refreshed continually during the game on GameTracker, http://www.gatorzone.com and http://www.espn.go.com.

STANDINGS/SCHEDULES

GAMES INVOLVING BCS TOP 25 TEAMS

This week’s games for teams in the Bowl Championship Series Week 5 rankings:

1. Florida (10-0) vs. Florida International Saturday, 12:30 p.m. (PPV, ESPN360.com)

2. Alabama (10-0) vs. Chattanooga Saturday, 12:21 p.m. (PPV, ESPN360.com)

3. Texas (10-0) vs. Kansas Saturday, 8 p.m. (ABC)

4. Texas Christian (10-0) at Wyoming Saturday, 2 p.m.

5. Cincinnati (10-0) is idle.

6. Boise State (11-0) beat Utah State Friday, 52-21.

7. Georgia Tech (10-1) is idle.

8. Louisiana State (8-2) at Mississippi Saturday, 3:30 p.m. (CBS)

9. Pittsburgh (9-1) is idle.

10. Ohio State (9-2) at Michigan Saturday, 12 p.m. (ABC)

11. Oregon (8-2) at Arizona Saturday, 8 p.m. (ABC)

12. Oklahoma State (9-2) beat Colorado Thursday, 31-28.

13. Iowa (9-2) vs. Minnesota Saturday, 12 p.m. (ESPN)

14. Penn State (9-2) at Michigan State Saturday, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

15. Virginia Tech (7-3) vs. North Carolina State Saturday, 3:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

16. Wisconsin (8-2) at Northwestern Saturday, 3:30 p.m. (Big Ten Network)

17. Stanford (7-3) vs. No. 25 California Saturday, 7:30 p.m. (Versus)

18. Southern California (7-3) is idle.

19. Oregon State (7-3) at Washington State Saturday, 5 p.m.

20. Miami (Fla.) (7-3) vs. Duke Saturday, 12 p.m. (ESPNU)

21. Utah (8-2) vs. San Diego State Saturday, 4 p.m.

22. Brigham Young (8-2) vs. Air Force Saturday, 3:30 p.m. (CBS College Sports)

23. Clemson (7-3) vs. Virginia Saturday, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

24. Houston (8-2) vs. Memphis Saturday, 1 p.m.

25. California (7-3) at No. 17 Stanford Saturday, 7:30 p.m. (Versus)

SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE

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SCHEDULE

Saturday, Nov. 21

Florida International at No. 1 Florida, 12:30 p.m. (PPV)

Chattanooga at No. 2 Alabama, 12:20 p.m. (PPV)

Mississippi State vs. Arkansas at Little Rock, Ark., 12:21 p.m. (SEC Network)

No. 8 Louisiana State at Mississippi, 3:30 p.m. (CBS)

Vanderbilt at Tennessee, 7 p.m. (ESPNU)

Kentucky at Georgia, 7:45 p.m. (ESPN or ESPN2)

Friday, Nov. 27

Alabama at Auburn, 2:30 p.m. (CBS)

Saturday, Nov. 28

Florida State at Florida, 3:30 p.m. (CBS)

Georgia at Georgia Tech, TBA

Tennessee at Kentucky, TBA

Clemson at South Carolina, TBA

Mississippi at Mississippi State, TBA

Arkansas at Louisiana State, 8 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 5

SEC Championship at Georgia Dome, Atlanta

Alabama vs. Florida, 4 p.m. (CBS)

ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE

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SCHEDULE

Saturday, Nov. 21

Maryland at Florida State, 12 p.m. (RAYCOM)

Duke at No. 20 Miami (Fla.), 12 p.m. (ESPNU)

North Carolina at Boston College, 12 p.m. (ESPN2)

Virginia at No. 23 Clemson, 3:30 p.m. (ABC/ESPN)

North Carolina State at No. 15 Virginia Tech, 3:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

Saturday, Nov. 28

Clemson at South Carolina, 12 p.m. (ESPN)

Wake Forest at Duke, 12 p.m. (RAYCOM)

North Carolina at North Carolina State, 12 p.m. (ESPN2)

Florida State at Florida, 3:30 p.m. (CBS)

Miami (Fla.) at South Florida, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Boston College at Maryland, 3:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

Virginia Tech at Virginia, 3:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Georgia at Georgia Tech, 8 p.m. (ABC/ESPN2)

Saturday, Dec. 5

Dr. Pepper ACC Championship Game at Tampa, Fla.

Georgia Tech vs. Boston College or Clemson, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

BIG EAST CONFERENCE

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SCHEDULE

Saturday, Nov. 21

Louisville at South Florida, 12 p.m. (Big East Network)

Connecticut at Notre Dame, 2:30 p.m. (NBC)

Rutgers at Syracuse, 3:30 p.m. (ESPN360.com)

Friday, Nov. 27

Illinois at Cincinnati, 12 p.m. (ABC)

Pittsburgh at West Virginia, 7 p.m. (ESPN2)

Rutgers at Louisville, 11 a.m. (ESPN2)

Saturday, Nov. 28

Syracuse at Connecticut, 12 p.m. (Big East Network)

Miami (Fla.) at South Florida, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Saturday, Dec. 5

Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, TBA

South Florida at Connecticut, TBA

West Virginia at Rutgers, TBA

BIG TEN CONFERENCE

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SCHEDULE

Saturday, Nov. 21

No. 10 Ohio State at Michigan, Noon (ABC)

Minnesota at No. 13 Iowa, Noon (Big Ten Network)

Purdue at Indiana, 3:30 p.m. (Big Ten Network)

No. 16 Wisconsin at Northwestern, 3:30 p.m. (Big Ten Network)

No. 14 Penn State at Michigan State, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Friday, Nov. 27

Illinois at Cincinnati, 12 p.m. (ABC)

Saturday, Dec. 5

Fresno State at Illinois, 12:30 p.m. (Big Ten Network)

BIG 12 CONFERENCE

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SCHEDULE

Thursday, Nov. 19

No. 12 Oklahoma State 31, Colorado 28

Saturday, Nov. 21

Oklahoma at Texas Tech, 12:30 p.m. (FSN)

Iowa State at Missouri, 2 p.m.

Baylor at Texas A&M, 3:30 p.m.

Kansas State at Nebraska, 7:45 p.m. (ESPN)

Kansas at No. 3 Texas, 8 p.m. (ABC/ESPN)

Thursday, Nov. 26

Texas at Texas A&M, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Friday, Nov. 27

Nebraska at Colorado, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Saturday, Nov. 28

Oklahoma State at Oklahoma, 12:30 p.m. (FSN)

Kansas vs. Missouri at Kansas City, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Baylor vs. Texas Tech at Arlington, Texas, 6 p.m. (FSN)

Saturday, Dec. 5

Dr. Pepper Big 12 Championship Game

At Arlington, Texas

South Division vs. North Division, 8 p.m. (ABC)

CONFERENCE USA

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SCHEDULE

Sunday, Nov. 15

East Carolina 44, Tulsa 17

SCHEDULE

Saturday, Nov. 21

Memphis at No. 24 Houston, 12 p.m. (CSS)

Tulane at UCF, 2 p.m.

UTEP at Rice, 3:30 p.m.

UAB at East Carolina, 3:30 p.m.

Southern Methodist at Marshall, 4:30 p.m.

Tulsa at Southern Mississippi, 7:30 p.m. (CBS College Sports)

Friday, Nov. 27

Memphis at Tulsa, 3:30 p.m. (CBS College Sports)

Saturday, Nov. 28

Southern Mississippi at East Carolina, 12:30 p.m. (CBS College Sports)

UCF at UAB, 1:30 p.m.

Tulane at Southern Methodist, 3 p.m.

Marshall at UTEP, 3 p.m.

Rice at Houston, 8 p.m. (CSS)

Saturday, Dec. 5

Conference USA Championship Game

East Champion vs. West Champion at site of team with best regular-season record in conference play

INDEPENDENTS

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SCHEDULE

Saturday, Nov. 21

Connecticut at Notre Dame, 2:30 p.m. (NBC)

Army at North Texas, 4 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 28

Notre Dame at Stanford, 8 p.m. (ABC)

Navy at Hawaii, 10:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

Saturday, Dec. 12

Army vs. Navy at Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pa., 2:30 p.m. (CBS)

MID-AMERICAN CONFERENCE

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SCHEDULE

Wednesday, Nov. 18

Buffalo 42, Miami (Ohio) 17

Central Michigan 35, Ball State 3

Friday, Nov. 20

Akron at Bowling Green, 5:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

Eastern Michigan at Toledo, 7 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 21

Kent State at Temple, 1 p.m.

Northern Illinois at Ohio, 2 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 24

Ball State at Western Michigan, 7 p.m. (ESPN2)

Friday, Nov. 27

Temple at Ohio, 2 p.m. (ESPNU)

Buffalo at Kent State, 2 p.m.

Eastern Michigan at Akron, TBA

Northern Illinois at Central Michigan, TBA

Toledo at Bowling Green, TBA

Friday,Dec. 4

Marathon MAC Championship Game at Ford Field, Detroit

East Champion vs. West Champion, 8 p.m. (ESPN2)

MOUNTAIN WEST CONFERENCE

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http://espn.go.com/ncf/conferences/standings?confId=17

SCHEDULE

Saturday, Nov. 21

No. 4 Texas Christian at Wyoming, 2 p.m. (The Mountain)

Air Force at No. 22 Brigham Young, 3:30 p.m. (CBS College Sports)

San Diego State at No. 21 Utah, 4 p.m. (Versus)

Colorado State at New Mexico, 6 p.m. (The Mountain)

Friday, Nov. 27

Wyoming at Colorado State, 2 p.m. (The Mountain)

Saturday, Nov. 28

New Mexico at Texas Christian, 1 p.m. (The Mountain)

Utah at Brigham Young, 5 p.m. (CBS College Sports)

San Diego State at UNLV, 9 p.m. (The Mountain)

PACIFIC-10 CONFERENCE

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SCHEDULE

Saturday, Nov. 21

Arizona State at UCLA, 4 p.m. (FSN)

No. 19 Oregon State at Washington State, 5 p.m.

No. 25 California at No. 17 Stanford, 7:30 p.m. (Versus)

No. 11 Oregon at Arizona, 8 p.m. (ABC)

Saturday, Nov. 28

Arizona at Arizona State, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Washington at Washington State, 6:30 p.m. (FSN Northwest)

Notre Dame at Stanford, 8 p.m. (ABC)

UCLA at Southern California, 10 p.m. (FSN)

Thursday, Dec. 3

Oregon State at Oregon, 9 p.m. (ESPN)

Saturday, Dec. 5

Arizona at Southern California, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

California at Washington, 6:30 p.m. (FSN Northwest/CSN California)

SUN BELT CONFERENCE

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SCHEDULE

Saturday, Nov. 21

Florida International at Florida, 12:30 p.m. (PPV)

Florida Atlantic at Troy, 3:15 p.m. (Sun Belt Network)

Army at North Texas, 4 p.m. (KTXA-TV)

Arkansas State at Middle Tennessee State, 3:30 p.m. (ESPN360.com)

Louisiana-Monroe at Louisiana-Lafayette, 7 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 28

North Texas at Arkansas State, 3 p.m.

Western Kentucky at Florida Atlantic, 3 p.m.

Middle Tennessee at Louisiana-Monroe, 4:30 p.m. (Sun Belt Network)

Troy at Louisiana-Lafayette, 7 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 3

Arkansas State at Western Kentucky, 6 p.m. (Sun Belt Network)

Saturday, Dec. 5

Florida Atlantic at Florida International, 6 p.m. (Sun Belt Network)

WESTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE

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SCHEDULE

Friday, Nov. 20

No. 6 Boise State 52, Utah State 21

Saturday, Nov. 21

Louisiana Tech at Fresno State, 5 p.m.

Hawaii at San Jose State, 8 p.m. (Oceanic PPV)

Nevada at New Mexico State, 10:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

Friday, Nov. 27

Nevada at Boise State, 10 p.m. (ESPN2)

Saturday, Nov. 28

Utah State at Idaho, 5 p.m. (PPV)

Navy at Hawaii, 10:30 p.m. (ESNPU)

New Mexico State at San Jose State, 8 p.m. (PPV)

Saturday, Dec. 5

Fresno State at Illinois, 12:30 p.m. (Big Ten Network)

San Jose State at Louisiana Tech, 2 p.m. (ERT)

New Mexico State at Boise State, 3 p.m. (KTVB-TV)

Wisconsin at Hawaii, TBA (ESPN/ESPN2)

MID-EASTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE

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SCHEDULE

Saturday, Nov. 21

Howard at Delaware State, 1 p.m.

Morgan State at Hampton, 1 p.m.

Winston-Salem at Norfolk State, 1 p.m.

North Carolina A&T at South Carolina State, 1:30 p.m.

Florida A&M vs. Bethune-Cookman at Orlando, 2:30 p.m. (ESPN Classic)

PIONEER LEAGUE

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SCHEDULE

Saturday, Nov. 21

Drake at Butler, 1 p.m.

Jacksonville at Campbell, 1 p.m.

Marist at Dayton, 1 p.m.

Morehead State at Valparaiso, 1 p.m.

Southern Utah at San Diego, 9 p.m.

IVY LEAGUE

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SCHEDULE

Saturday, Nov. 21

Harvard at Yale, 12 p.m. (Versus)

Princeton at Dartmouth, 12:30 p.m.

Brown at Columbia, 12:30 p.m.

Cornell at Pennsylvania, 1 p.m.

COLLEGE POLLS

BOWL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES RANKINGS

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ASSOCIATED PRESS (Media)

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USA TODAY (American Football Coaches Association)

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HARRIS INTERACTIVE (BCS)

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LEGENDS POLL (Retired football coaches)

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