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This weekend’s New England college football matchups

FRIDAY

Holy Cross at Harvard

The last five quarters, Crimson senior Treavor Scales has been golden: 25 carries, 202 yards, 6 TDs.

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Stonehill at Bentley

Skyhawks CB Kevin Anderson and Falcons QB Danny Guadagnoli will have a big say in 26th edition of the rivalry.

SATURDAY

Buffalo at UConn

The Huskies’ Yawin Smallwood (Worcester Doherty) is tied for fourth in Division 1 in tackles for loss (2.38 per game).

Delaware at New Hampshire

Sophomores Andy Vailas (336 yards passing, 5 TDs) and Nico Steriti (201 yards rushing, 2 TDs) were magnificent against ODU.

Rhode Island at Bowling Green

Joe Trainer was assistant head coach/defensive coordinator on Dave Clawson’s staff for three months (2008) before accepting Rhody position.

Villanova at Maine

Kendall James, Khari Al-Mateen, and rest of Black Bears D must mix up coverages against Wildcats QB John Robertson.

Colgate at Yale

Freshman Tyler Varga off to a promising start for the Elis, pacing the Ancient Eight in all-purpose yardage (183.5 per game).

Penn at Dartmouth

Junior LB Michael Runger (15 tackles) and sophomore K Riley Lyons (two field goals, game-saving tackle) immense in Big Green win over Holy Cross.

Brown at Georgetown

Bears shooting for 3-0 mark vs. Hoyas, with last meeting in 2005.

Central Conn. at Sacred Heart

Can Pioneers break through in home opener after three straight road setbacks?

Bryant at Wagner

Jordan Brown (3,598 career rushing yards) and Jordan Harris (1,711 career receiving yards) entered Bulldogs record book last weekend.

Saint Anselm at Southern Conn.

Owls sophomore fullback John Moscatel (Lexington High) coming off a career-best effort (192 all-purpose yards, one TD).

Merrimack at Pace

Warriors’ Joe Clancy has attempted 113 passes the last two weeks and been sacked three times.

American International at Assumption

Junior Terrell Williams continues to buzz Yellow Jackets foes, ranking third in Division 2 in rushing (179.3 per game).

Middlebury at Colby

McCallum Foote continues Maine tour; junior slinger from Newton buried Bowdoin with five touchdown strikes last week.

Amherst at Bowdoin

Lord Jeffs junior RB Ryan Silva racked up career-best 170 yards and first career TD in win over Hamilton.

Bates at Tufts

Senior TE Nick Kenyon (seven catches, 80 yards, 2 TDs last week) is a terrific target for Jumbos QB John Dodds.

Hamilton at Wesleyan

A pair of sophomores, QB Jesse Warren (3 TDs) and back Kyle Gibson (15 carries, 100 yards) made impressive debuts for Cards.

Trinity at Williams

Darren Hartwell (North Reading) and the Ephs take on a terrific Trinity D that grounded Bates (17 yards passing) last week.

Mass. Maritime at Framingham State

Mike Stanton-directed Bucs lead NEFC in total offense; host Rams own conference’s best D.

Curry at Endicott

Colonels have snared back-to-back wins with return of senior Rob Bambini.

UMass-Dartmouth at MIT

Engineers sophomore Brad Goldsberry set program marks in receptions (14) and all-purpose yards (325) against Curry.

Bridgewater State at Westfield State

The Bears generated just 30 yards rushing against Framingham State.

Worcester State at Maine Maritime

Kemani Jones (4.8 yards per carry, 8 TDs) emerging as a breakout back as Lancers sophomore.

Nichols at Plymouth State

The Bison have a thumper in sophomore LB Julon McCoy.

Salve Regina at Western New England

Ranked No. 1 in New England, 4-0 Seahawks tackle explosive Golden Bears (38.2 ppg).

Fitchburg State at Coast Guard

Falcons sophomore Steph’fon Teague has ripped off three straight 100-yard rushing games.

Anna Maria at Gallaudet

AmCats need another 100-plus-yard rushing performance from ECFC’s top back, Robert Small.

Norwich at Mount Ida

Mustangs must finish drives against Matt Simonelli-led Cadet defense.

Husson at Becker

Eagles soaring after earning first win since 2010.

Hobart at WPI

LB Devin Worthington anchors D for 4-0 Statesmen.

Springfield at Union

Senior FB Joel Altavesta rumbled for 214 yards and 3 TDs in Pride’s romp over Rochester.

College of N.J. at Western Conn.

Senior LB Corey Lawlor was tremendous in Colonials’ near upset of Rowan with 15 tackles.

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