College Sports

Saturday’s area college football games to watch


Memorial Stadium, Clemson, S.C., noon, ESPNU

Clemson fans looking for some improvement from a Tigers secondary that was shaky last week against Texas A&M are out of luck. Georgia Southern runs an option offense and doesn’t throw much. Quarterback Shai Werts, a former Newberry (S.C.) High standout, averages 122 rushing yards a game.

DUKE (2-0) at BAYLOR (2-0)

McLane Stadium, Waco, Texas, 3:30 p.m. FS1

Baylor’s offense had a tough time against Texas-San Antonio last week, and now it faces a Duke defense that is holding opponents to a 3.3-yard rushing average. The big question is how quarterback Quentin Harris will fare for Duke, as he replaces injured Daniel Jones of Charlotte.

Canceled / postponed games

Central Florida at North Carolina

West Virginia at N.C. State

East Carolina at Virginia Tech

Marshall at South Carolina

Southern Mississippi at Appalachian State

Virginia Union at Johnson C. Smith

Steve Lyttle