A roundup of players with Midlands ties and how they fared in Division I football contests.
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ARIZONA STATE (2-0)
Jared Bubak (Lincoln Christian), TE, Jr.: Did not play in 19-7 win over Sacramento State. Saturday: at Michigan State (3 p.m., Fox)
CENTRAL FLORIDA (2-0)
Alex Harris (Kearney), WR, Jr.: Place-kick holder in 48-14 win at Florida Atlantic. Also caught a touchdown pass the week before against Florida A&M. Saturday: Stanford (2:30 p.m., ESPN)
COLORADO STATE (1-1)
Nouredin Nouili (Norris), OL, Fr.; Missed 38-13 win over Western Illinois with concussion-like symptoms. Saturday: at Arkansas (3 p.m., SEC)
GEORGIA SOUTHERN (1-1)
Ryan Langan (Riverside), LS, Jr.: Long snapper in 26-18 win over Maine. Saturday: at Minnesota (2:30 p.m., BTN)
Caleb Shudak (Council Bluffs Lewis Central), K, Jr.: Five of six kickoffs were touchbacks in 30-0 win over Rutgers.
DNP: Matt Fagan (Council Bluffs St. Albert), OL, R-Fr. Saturday: at Iowa State (3 p.m., FS1)
KANSAS STATE (2-0)
Adam Holtorf (Seward), OL, Sr.: Started at center in 52-0 win over Bowling Green.
Nick Lenners (Lincoln Southwest), TE, So.: Played, no stats. Saturday: at Mississippi State (11 a.m., ESPN)
Masry Mapieu (York), DL, So.: Played, no stats, in 35-14 win over Liberty. Saturday: Texas Southern
NORTHERN ILLINOIS (1-1)
Mitchell Brinkman (Council Bluffs Lewis Central), TE, Jr.: Three catches for 16 yards in 35-17 loss at Utah. Saturday: at Nebraska (7 p.m., FS1)
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Brett Kitrell (Ashland-Greenwood), OL, Jr.: Started at left guard in 20-10 loss at Pittsburgh.
Brian Arp (Kearney), DL, Sr.: Started at nose tackle, three assisted tackles.
Bryce Stai (Norris), DL, R-Fr. and Cole Irland (Ashland-Greenwood), OL, So: Played, no stats. Saturday: at Marshall
Dylan Plautz (Omaha Westside), QB, So.: Did not play in 45-20 loss at USC. Saturday: at Central Florida, 2:30 p.m. (ESPN)
TEXAS STATE (0-2)
Cedric Case (Lincoln High), QB, Fr.: Played, no stats, in 23-14 loss to Wyoming. Saturday: at SMU
Bryson Williams (Lincoln Southeast), NT, So.: Injured; did not play in 61-0 win over Central Michigan. Next game: Sept. 21 vs. Michigan (11 a.m., Fox)
Rudy Stofer (Kearney), OT, So.: Started at left tackle in 23-14 win at Texas State.
Patrick Arnold (Gretna), OL, So. and Davon Wells-Ross (Omaha North), DE, So.: Played, no stats.
DNP: Gavin Rush (Aurora), OG, Jr.; Jason Davis (Hershey), OL, So.; Marco Machado (Nebraska Lutheran), OL, R-Fr. Saturday: Idaho
NORTH DAKOTA (1-1)
Alex Cloyd (Millard South), TE, Sr.: One catch for 5 yards in 38-7 loss at North Dakota State.
DNP: Marcus Vaughn-Jones (Omaha Creighton Prep), DB, R-Fr. Saturday: Sam Houston State
NORTHERN COLORADO (0-2)
Kevin Williams (Omaha North), OL, So.: Started at left guard in 59-17 loss at Washington State. Saturday: at Sacramento State.
NORTHERN IOWA (1-1)
Jackson Scott-Brown (Council Bluffs St. Albert), OG, Sr.: Started at left guard in 34-14 win over Southern Utah.
Jayden Scott (Omaha Concordia), TE, R-Fr. and Caden Houghtelling (Cambridge), DL, R-Fr.: Played, no stats. DNP: Christian Ellsworth (Grand Island Northwest), QB, Sr. Next game: Sept. 21 vs. Idaho State
SOUTH DAKOTA (0-2)
Austin Simmons (Council Bluffs Lewis Central), QB, Sr.: Was 25 of 34 for 244 yards and two touchdowns (two INTs) and ran for 28 yards on seven rushes in 70-14 loss at Oklahoma.
DeValon Whitcomb (Omaha North), DT, Sr.: One assist.
Jake Matthew (Millard North), LB, Jr.: Five solo tackles (one for a 9-yard loss), four assists.
Stephen Hillis (Hartington Cedar Catholic), LB, Fr.: Two solo tackles, one assist (1⁄2 TFL, 1 yard).
Trystn Ducker (Bellevue West), WR, Sr. and Conner Thiele (Oakland-Craig), LB, Jr.: Played, no stats.
DNP: Dominic Long (Gothenburg), K/P, So.; D.J. Gross (McCook), LB, Fr. Saturday: Houston Baptist
SOUTH DAKOTA STATE (1-1)
Cade Johnson (Bellevue West), WR, Jr.: Three catches for 69 yards, one kickoff return for 21 yards in 38-3 win over Long Island.
Luke Sellers (Papillion-La Vista South), FB, Sr.: Had four carries for 7 yards.
Josh Manchigiah (Papillion-La Vista South), DB, Jr.: One assist.
Ryan Earith (Papillion-La Vista South), DL, Sr.: One solo tackle, two assists, 1⁄2 sack for 5 yards, 1 ½ TFL for 6 yards.
Matt Clark (Syracuse), OL, Sr.: Started at center.
Ben Dinkel (Kearney), P, So.: Three punts, 42.0 yard average.
Caleb Sanders (Glenwood, Iowa), DT, So.: One tackle for 3-yard loss.
Cole Frahm (Omaha Burke), K, So.: Three kickoffs for 52-yard average.
Ti’Jaih Davis (Boys Town), CB, R-Fr.: One solo tackle, one pass breakup.
Caden Johnson (Wahoo Neumann), DE, Fr. and Jack Domandle (Millard West), OL, Jr.: Played, no stats.
DNP: Shane Dailey (Bellevue West), WR, Fr.; Chase Norblade (Papillion-La Vista South), DB, Fr.: Baily Darnell (Auburn), DB, Fr.; Elijah Wilson (Omaha Central), DE, Jr.; Jake Wolfe (Millard West), K, So. Saturday: Drake
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