IOWA STATE at UCONN Paul Pasqualoni sticking with QB rotation: junior Johnny McEntee and freshmen Scott McCummings (Natick) and Michael Nebrich.
BENTLEY at STONEHILL Heated rivals have never squared off in September since the programs went varsity in 1988.
WESTERN N.E. at WESTFIELD STATE Owls senior Tyler Dow having success going to the air, but Golden Bears feature second-best pass defense in NEFC.
MAINE at ALBANY Senior tight end Derek Buttles (10 catches, 193 yards) a big target for Black Bears’ Warren Smith.
RHODE ISLAND at UMASS Redshirt sophomore QB Kellen Pagel gets his first start for Minutemen in their 86th, and possibly last, meeting against the Rams.
NEW HAVEN at WILLIAM & MARY Ranked 23d in Division 2, the Chargers hit the road to take on the Tribe, No. 4 in the Championship Subdivision.
GEORGETOWN at YALE Senior Patrick Witt, a second-team all-Ivy pick in 2010, is on pace to break all of the Bulldogs’ passing records.
HARVARD at HOLY CROSS What a tussle in the trenches: A Crimson front seven anchored by unblockable tackle Josue Ortiz vs. a Crusader front returning three starters.
COLGATE at DARTMOUTH Big Green roll out the Ivy’s top rusher, Nick Schwieger (125.9 yards per game in 2010).
BROWN at STONY BROOK Bears buoyed by the return of 10 all-Ivy performers, including QB Kyle Newhall-Caballero, sidelined for all but two games last fall.
CENTRAL CONN. at WAGNER Sophomore Chris Linares was a ballhawk in 14-9 loss to James Madison with pick, pass breakup, four tackles.
BRYANT at SACRED HEART NEC Rookie of the Week Mike Westerhaus gets the call at QB for the Bulldogs.
ASSUMPTION at AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL Freshman Kevin Bumpus rallied the Greyhounds to a riveting overtime win at Seton Hill, passing for 259 yards and a touchdown.
SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT at SAINT ANSELM The Owls pocketed six interceptions at West Liberty, including a pair from sophomore corner Steven Teague.
PACE at MERRIMACK Warriors must clean up protection issues after allowing seven sacks at Edinboro.
MIT at MASS. MARITIME Engineers sophomore John Wenzel tossed 3 TD passes in Week 1 victory and averaged 44 yards on seven punts.
CURRY at COAST GUARD Senior QB Marc Gilson (8 of 12, 185 yards, 3 TDs) efficient in Colonels’ victory over Fitchburg State.
FRAMINGHAM STATE at SALVE REGINA After his 14-of-14 passing, six-touchdown first start, Rams freshman Matt Silva faces a stout defense.
BRIDGEWATER STATE at PLYMOUTH STATE Host Panthers off to a 2-0 start thanks to a 13-tackle, one-sack effort from senior linebacker Nicholas Keene.
FITCHBURG STATE at ENDICOTT Gulls senior Mike Lane of Medfield leads the NEFC in rushing attempts (63).
MAINE MARITIME at UMASS-DARTMOUTH Mariners sophomore Ian Champeon averaged 12 yards per carry in win over Anna Maria.
WPI at BECKER Senior Ernie Mello of Wilmington is coming off 33-carry, 128-yard rushing effort (217 total yards) for the Engineers.
NORWICH at HARTWICK
The Cadets also started the 2009 season 0-2 before winning eight of their last nine games.
CASTLETON STATE at RENSSELAER Spartans sophomore Ernie Bragg showed promise in his first start under center.
HUSSON at SPRINGFIELD Pride senior Josh Carter torched Frostburg with his legs (189 yards rushing, 3 TDs) and arm (2 TDs).
WESTERN CONNECTICUT at BUFFALO STATE Freshman quarterback Hime Rraci was one of the few bright spots for the Continentals in opening loss.