GEORGIA SOUTHERN (4-2, 2-2 SOUTHERN) AT APPALACHIAN STATE (1-6, 1-3)
3:30 p.m., Kidd Brewer Stadium
Either team has won or shared the Southern Conference title the past nine seasons. However, neither is eligible to win it this season as each team transitions to the higher-level FBS Sun Belt Conference next season. Georgia Southern leads the league in rushing (369.8 yards per game), and Appalachian State is second in passing (271.1 yards per game). The Mountaineers are looking for their first home victory, and Georgia Southern will try to win on the road for the first time this season.
LIBERTY (3-4, 0-1 BIG SOUTH) AT GARDNER-WEBB (4-3, 0-1)
1:30 p.m., Spangler Stadium
Libertys four losses have been by 7, 9, 4 and 3, including last weeks 55-52double overtime loss to unbeaten Coastal Carolina, one of FCSs top teams. After a off week, Gardner-Webb should be recovered from its 42-7 loss to Coastal Carolina, but may have a tough time against a Liberty team that has a six-game winning streak against the Bulldogs.
DAVIDSON (0-7, 0-4 PIONEER FOOTBALL LEAGUE) AT JACKSONVILLE (3-4, 2-2)
D.B. Milne Field, 1 p.m.
Jacksonville leads the PFL in scoring (40.3 points per game), while Davidson has struggled this season (12.6 points per game, the lowest in the PFL). But Jacksonville allows 35.9 points per game to Davidsons 37.9, which could make things easier for the Wildcats to put the ball in the end zone.
SHAW (4-3, 2-2 CIAA) AT J.C. SMITH (4-3, 2-3)
Irwin Belk Complex, 1 p.m.
This homecoming game could be high-scoring, as both are averaging more than 31 points per game, but the teams are going in opposite directions (Shaw has won two straight, and J.C. Smith has lost two in a row). Shaws Marquise Grizzle leads the CIAA in rushing, with 718 yards (125.6 yards per game), and Johnson C. Smiths Keahn Wallace leads the league in passing yards per game (275.5).
LENOIR-RHYNE (6-1, 4-0 SAC) AT MARS HILL (2-5, 0-3)
Meares Stadium, 1 p.m.
The South Atlantic Conferences top two rushers, and the only two averaging more than 100 yards per game, go head-to-head; Mars Hills Shaikel Davis (883 yards rushing, 126.1 per game) and Lenoir-Rhyne quarterback Miles Freeman (784 yards rushing, 112 per game) should carry each of their teams in a game that could be closer than the records may lead one to believe. Mars Hills Dimitri Holmes leads the SAC in receiving yards (868) and yards per game (124).
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