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2-3, 3rd in C-USA - East

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With Jaylen Fisher's commitment, UNLV now has a top-10 recruiting class. Joins top-50 Justin Jackson, plus Christian Vital, Carlos Johnson.

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Perfect in gambler's eyes

If you've been betting on NC State, Ohio, Central Michigan, Air Force, Navy, Southern Miss, and Middle Tennessee every week you might be lighting off some fireworks on the Las Vegas Strip. All seven teams are undefeated against the spread. Betting nuggets

Illinois escapes with a win (1:20)

Illinois goes ahead on late field goal

Taylor Zalewski connected from 51 yards to put the Illini back on top with two minutes left on ESPNEWS.


Middle Tennessee goes deep for TD

Shortly after scoring on a safety, Middle Tennessee capitalized on the extra possession when Brent Stockstill found a wide-open Richie James for a 63-yard score. The Blue Raiders trail Illinois by 2 on ESPNEWS.


Illinois blocks punt for TD

The Illini are getting points however they can, blocking a punt and recovering it in the end zone to take a 14-3 lead over Middle Tennessee on ESPNEWS.


Illinois WR is off the chain ... literally

Marchie Murdock couldn't quite haul in this pass for the first down, and to make matters worse, he broke the first-down marker.

Watch: Middle Tennessee vs. Illinois

Illinois is perfect at home so far this season, while Middle Tennessee's previous road test was a loss at Alabama. Can the Illini provide a win for their home crowd? Live on ESPNews/WatchESPN


Lunt puts Illini on top on ESPNEWS

Despite firing its coach just before the season, Illinois has opened 2-1 and has a 7-0 lead today on Middle Tennessee, thanks to this Wes Lunt TD pass.

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Cash in on the C-USA

Middle Tennessee plays host to the Charlotte 49ers this weekend. The Blue Raiders are giving 20.5 points; can they dominate enough to cover the spread? Week 3 best bets (Insider)

Henry's 3 TDs carries Tide past Blue Raiders (0:39)
Alabama cruises to 2-0 record (0:59)
Kenyan Drake talks about the Alabama offense (1:01)

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Nick Saban said he hoped to see his team play better than it did last week against Wisconsin but said, “I’m not sure we accomplished that in all areas.” Though Alabama beat Middle Tennessee State 37-10, inconsistency was an issue on both sides of the ball, but especially in the passing game with two interceptions.

Crimson Tide rolls over Middle Tennessee (1:42)

Team Stats

Passing Yards309.419th
Rushing Yards136.0106th
Points For37.0Tied-49th
Points Against21.8Tied-50th