A roundup of players with Midlands ties and how they fared in Division I football contests.
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ARIZONA STATE (3-1)
Jared Bubak (Lincoln Christian), TE, Jr.: Played, no stats, in 34-31 loss to Colorado. Friday: at California (9:30 p.m., ESPN)
CENTRAL FLORIDA (3-1)
Alex Harris (Kearney), WR, Jr.: Placekick holder in 35-34 loss at Pittsburgh. Saturday: Connecticut (6 p.m., ESPN2)
COLORADO STATE (1-3)
Nouredin Nouili (Norris), OL, Fr.: Started at left guard in 41-35 loss to Toledo. Saturday: at Utah State (6:30 p.m., CBSSN)
IOWA STATE (2-1)
Trevor Downing (Creston, Iowa), OL, R-Fr.: Started at left guard in 72-20 win over Louisiana-Monroe. Saturday: at Baylor (2:30 p.m., ESPN)
Malcolm Lee (Bellevue West), DL, So.: Starter at defensive tackle had one solo tackle and one assist in 29-24 loss to West Virginia. Had five solo tackles, four assists, a tackle for loss and a half-sack in his first three games.
Jacob Ahlschwede (Lincoln Southwest), QB, Fr.: Did not play. Saturday: at TCU (11 a.m., FS1)
Masry Mapieu (York), DL, So.: Played, no stats, in 45-25 win at Ohio. Saturday: at Georgia Southern
Brett Kitrell (Ashland-Greenwood), OL, Jr.: Started at left guard in 45-25 loss to Louisiana.
Brian Arp (Kearney), DL, Sr.: Started at nose tackle, three assisted tackles.
Bryce Stai (Norris), DL, R-Fr.: Played, no stats.
Cole Irland (Ashland-Greenwood), OL, So.: Did not play. Next: Oct. 5 at Buffalo
Dylan Plautz (Omaha Westside), QB, So.: Did not play in 21-6 loss to Oregon. Saturday: at Oregon State, (6 p.m., Pac12)
Max Duggan (Council Bluffs Lewis Central), QB, Fr.: Starter went 16 of 36 for 188 yards and a touchdown and netted 7 yards on 11 carries in 41-38 loss to SMU. Saturday: Kansas (11 a.m., FS1)
TEXAS STATE (1-3)
Cedric Case (Lincoln High), QB, Fr.: Did not play in 37-34, triple overtime win over Georgia State. Saturday: Nicholls State
Bryson Williams (Lincoln Southeast), NT, So.: Injured; did not play in 35-14 win over Michigan. Saturday: Northwestern (11 a.m., ABC)
Rudy Stofer (Kearney), OT, So.: Started at left tackle in 24-21 loss at Tulsa.
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: UNLV (7 p.m., ESPNU)
THE CITADEL (2-2)
Hoss Smith (Oakland-Craig), RB, Jr.: Did not play in 22-13 win over Charleston Southern. Saturday: at Samford
NORTHERN COLORADO (0-4)
Kevin Williams (Omaha North), OL, So.: Started at right guard in 14-6 loss to South Dakota. Saturday: Idaho
NORTHERN IOWA (2-1)
Jackson Scott-Brown (Council Bluffs St. Albert), OG, Sr.: Started at left guard in 13-6 win over Idaho State.
Jayden Scott (Omaha Concordia), TE, R-Fr.: Played, no stats.
DNP: Christian Ellsworth (Grand Island Northwest), QB, Sr.; Caden Houghtelling (Cambridge), DL, R-Fr. Saturday: at Weber State
SOUTH DAKOTA (1-3)
Austin Simmonds (Council Bluffs Lewis Central), QB, Sr.: Was 24 of 41 for 184 yards and a touchdown and ran for 64 yards on 18 rushes in 14-6 win at Northern Colorado.
Jake Matthew (Millard North), LB, Jr.: Starting linebacker had four solo tackles and one assist, 2½ tackles for loss (11 yards) and an 8-yard sack.
DeValon Whitcomb (Omaha North), DT, Sr.: Starter had one assisted tackle.
Stephen Hillis (Hartington Cedar Catholic), LB, Fr.: Two tackles and one assist.
DNP: Trystn Ducker (Bellevue West), WR, Sr.; Conner Thiele (Oakland-Craig), LB, Jr.; Dominic Long (Gothenburg), K/P, So.; D.J. Gross (McCook), LB, Fr.; Shane Dailey (Bellevue West), WR, Fr.
Next: Oct. 5 vs. Indiana State
SOUTH DAKOTA STATE (3-1)
Cade Johnson (Bellevue West), WR, Jr.: Five receptions for 68 yards and a touchdown in 43-7 win over Southern Utah.
Josh Manchigiah (Papillion-La Vista South), DB, Jr.: Starter had one solo tackle and three assists.
Ryan Earith (Papillion-La Vista South), DL, Sr.: Starter had two assists.
Luke Sellers (Papillion-La Vista South), FB, Sr.: Starter had no carries.
Matt Clark (Syracuse), OL, Sr.: Started at center.
Caleb Sanders (Glenwood, Iowa), DT, So.: One solo tackle and one assist, 1½ tackles for loss (7 yards), one 5-yard sack.
Cole Frahm (Omaha Burke), K, So.: Three kickoffs for 63-yard average.
Ben Dinkel (Kearney), P, So.: Three punts, 51.7-yard average, long punt 75 yards.
Jack Domandle (Millard West), OL, Jr.; and Ti’Jaih Davis (Boys Town), CB, R-Fr.: Played, no stats.
DNP: Caden Johnson (Wahoo Neumann), DE, 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: Southern Illinois
Triston Fairchild (Papillion-La Vista South), RB, Sr.: Did not play in 35-21 loss to Maine. Saturday: at Dartmouth
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