Hoosiers coach Tom Allen stated his confidence that Penix will rebound from his early-season struggles.
Clemson and Ohio State slipped to the back of the top 10 in the AP Top 25 and Penn State jumped four spots to No. 6 after another weekend in which lots of ranked teams had issues.
Penn State held on to beat Auburn with a late-game stand highlighted by Jaquan Brisker breaking up a desperation pass toward the end zone as time expired.
Young’s first collegiate road trip was a rousing success, a three-touchdown performance that helped top-ranked Alabama beat No. 11 Florida.
Zach Calzada threw for 275 yards and three touchdowns in his first career start to power No. 7 Texas A&M in a 34-0 rout of New Mexico.
Central Florida quarterback Dillon Gabriel will be out indefinitely after suffering a broken clavicle on the final play of the Knights’ loss Friday night to Louisville.
No. 8 Cincinnati seals a come-from-behind 38-24 victory Saturday at Indiana with Desmond Ridder throwing the go-ahead touchdown pass in the fourth quarter.
Grayson McCall threw for three touchdowns as Coastal Carolina held on to beat Buffalo on Saturday for its first road win of the season.