The week ahead

No. 7 Oregon at No. 5 Michigan State

7 p.m. Saturday, Ch. 5

•Best matchup, rankings-wise, of this young season so far, with plenty of national title implications. The QB matchup is fascinating, with the Spartans' steady Connor Cook and the Ducks' explosive Vernon Adams, the graduate transfer who piled up numbers at FCS-level Eastern Washington.

Oregon State at Michigan

11 a.m. Saturday, Ch. 5

•Former Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen returns to Big Ten Country, where he'll try to drop Jim Harbaugh to 0-2 as Wolverines coach.

Saturday's other games

•Gophers at Colorado State, 2:30 p.m.

•Hawaii at No. 1 Ohio State, 2:30 p.m.

•Miami (Ohio) at No. 20 Wisconsin, 11 a.m.

•Buffalo at Penn State, 11 a.m.

•Bowling Green at Maryland, 11 a.m.

•Western Illinois at Illinois, 11 a.m.

•Indiana State at Purdue, 11 a.m.

•Iowa at Iowa State, 2:30 p.m.

•Washington State at Rutgers, 2:30 p.m.

•Eastern Illinois at Northwestern, 3 p.m.

•Florida International at Indiana, 7 p.m.

•South Alabama at Nebraska, 7 p.m.