Newberry (4-1, 2-0) at Mars Hill (2-3, 0-1) 1 p.m.
Newberry: Raleigh Yeldell threw for 257 yards and three touchdowns to lead Newberry to a 35-14 victory over Catawba. Cole Watson caught two touchdown passes giving him a league-leading five.
Mars Hill: Craig Rucker caught seven passes for 179 yards in a 56-21 loss to North Greenville.
Outlook: Mars Hill has dropped its past two games, giving up more than 50 points in each loss. Newberry hasn’t won at Mars Hill since 2006 when the Indians went 10-1 and won the South Atlantic Conference.
Samford (3-1, 1-1) at Furman (0-5, 0-2) 1 p.m.
Furman: The Paladins trailed KSU 49-14 at halftime, but Reese Hannon threw for 330 yards and five touchdowns to lead a second half rally that fell short, 52-42.
Samford: Devlin Hodges completed 28 of 32 passes for 315 yards and four touchdowns in a 28-26 victory over Wofford.
Outlook: Furman will look to snap an eight-game losing streak that dates back to last season. The Paladins’ last win was a 20-17 victory at Samford last year.
Limestone (3-2) at Cawtaba (2-3, 2-1) 1:30 p.m.
Limestone: D’Anta Fleming caught eight passes for 100 yards and three touchdowns, but Limestone fell to Wingate, 45-26.
Cawtaba: Trey Evans had two of Catawba’s four sacks in a 35-14 loss to Newberry.
Outlook: All of Limestone’s wins this season have come on the road.
Benedict (3-2, 1-0) at Lane College (3-2) 2 p.m.
Benedict: Robert Cummings led the Tigers with 13 tackles in a 45-0 loss to Gardner-Webb.
Lane: Marcus Reynolds rushed for 103 yards and a touchdown in a 12-9 loss to Lincoln University
Outlook: Despite its loss, Benedict continued to move up in the polls, reaching No. 9 in the latest Division II/NAIA rankings.
Wofford (3-2, 1-1) at Western Carolina (1-3, 0-2) 3 p.m.
Wofford: Brandon Goodson’s 2-point conversion attempt was intercepted and Wofford fell to Samford 28-26. Lorenzo Long led the Terriers with 117 yards rushing and two touchdowns.
Western Carolina: Reggie Williams rushed for 133 yards in the Catamounts’ 37-14 loss to The Citadel.
Outlook: Wofford has lost its past two games in the series. The Terriers defense gave up more than 300 yards passing last week, and now must stop Tyrie Adams, the SoCon Offensive Player of the Month.
Charleston Southern (3-2, 1-0) vs. Albany State (2-1) Postponed
Charleston Southern: Quarterback Shane Bucenell was named Big South Freshman of the Week after throwing four touchdowns in a 59-58 victory over Coastal Carolina. Charleston Southern moved up to eighth in the FCS Coaches Poll, and is looking to reschedule its game against Albany, but no date has been set.
South Carolina State (1-3, 1-0) vs. Bethune-Cookman (0-4, 0-2) Postponed
South Carolina State: The Bulldogs had an open date Oct. 1 and will get a second week in a row of rest after having its game against Bethune-Cookman postponed. A make-up date for the game has been set for Nov. 26 in Orangeburg.