A roundup of players with Midlands ties and how they fared in Division I football contests.

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Jared Bubak (Lincoln Christian), TE, Jr.: Did not play in 10-7 win at Michigan State.

Saturday: Colorado (9 p.m., Pac12)


Alex Harris (Kearney), WR, Jr.: Place kick holder in 45-27 win over Stanford.

Saturday: at Pittsburgh (2:30 p.m., ABC)


Nouredin Nouili (Norris), OL, Fr.: Started at left guard in 55-34 loss at Arkansas.

Saturday: Toledo (9:15 p.m., ESPN2)


Ryan Langan (Riverside), LS, Jr.: Long snapper in 35-32 loss at Minnesota.

Saturday: Idle

IOWA (3-0)

Caleb Shudak (Council Bluffs Lewis Central), K, Jr.: Five kickoffs, no touchbacks, in 18-17 win at Iowa State.

DNP: Matt Fagan (Council Bluffs St. Albert), OL, R-Fr.

Saturday: Idle


Trevor Downing (Creston, Iowa), OL, R-Fr.: Started at left guard in 18-17 loss to Iowa.

Saturday: Louisiana-Monroe (11 a.m., FS1)


Adam Holtorf (Seward), OL, Sr.: Started at center in 31-24 win at Mississippi State.

Nick Lenners (Lincoln Southwest), TE, So.: One reception for 24 yards.

Saturday: Idle


Masry Mapieu (York), DL, So.: One solo tackle and one assist in 77-6 win over Texas Southern.

Saturday: at Ohio (1 p.m.)


Mitchell Brinkman (Council Bluffs Lewis Central), TE, Jr.: Three catches for 25 yards in 44-8 loss at Nebraska.

Saturday: Idle

OHIO (1-2)

Brett Kitrell (Ashland-Greenwood), OL, Jr.: Started at left guard in 33-31 loss at Marshall.

Brian Arp (Kearney), DL, Sr.: Started at nose tackle, three assisted tackles.

Bryce Stai (Norris), DL, R-Fr.: Played, no stats.

DNP: Cole Irland (Ashland-Greenwood), OL, R-So.

Saturday: Louisiana (1 p.m.)


Dylan Plautz (Omaha Westside), QB, So.: Did not play in 45-27 loss at UCF.

Saturday: Oregon, (6 p.m., ESPN)

TCU (2-0)

Max Duggan (Council Bluffs Lewis Central), QB, Fr.: Went 7 of 18 for 70 yards and a touchdown and ran for 20 yards on 12 carries as the No. 2 quarterback in a 34-13 win at Purdue.

Saturday: SMU (2:30 p.m., FS1)


Cedric Case (Lincoln High), QB, Fr.: Did not play in 47-17 loss at SMU

Saturday: Georgia State (6 p.m.)


Bryson Williams (Lincoln Southeast), NT, So.: Team was idle.

Saturday: Michigan (11 a.m., Fox)


Rudy Stofer (Kearney), OT, So.: Started at left tackle in 21-16 win over Idaho.

Patrick Arnold (Gretna), OL, So.; 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: at Tulsa (2:30 p.m., CBSSN)

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Hoss Smith (Oakland-Craig), RB, Jr.: Did not play in 27-24 overtime win at Georgia Tech.

Saturday: Charleston Southern


Alex Cloyd (Millard South), TE, Sr.: Started at tight end, no stats, in 27-23 win over Sam Houston State.

Marcus Vaughn-Jones (Omaha Creighton Prep), DB, R-Fr.: Played, no stats.

Saturday: Idle


Kevin Williams (Omaha North), OL, So.: Started at right guard in 50-0 loss at Sacramento State.

Saturday: South Dakota


Jackson Scott-Brown (Council Bluffs St. Albert), OG, Sr.; Jayden Scott (Omaha Concordia), TE, R-Fr.; Caden Houghtelling (Cambridge), DL, R-Fr.; Christian Ellsworth (Grand Island Northwest), QB, Sr.: Team was idle.

Saturday: Idaho State


Austin Simmons (Council Bluffs Lewis Central), QB, Sr.: Was 48 of 65 for 537 yards and four touchdowns (one interception) and lost 10 yards on 13 rushes in 53-52 loss to Houston Baptist.

Jake Matthew (Millard North), LB, Jr.: Starting linebacker had four solo tackles.

Trystn Ducker (Bellevue West), WR, Sr.: Two receptions for 11 yards, one punt return for 0 yards.

DeValon Whitcomb (Omaha North), DT, Sr.: Started, one solo tackle.

Stephen Hillis (Hartington Cedar Catholic), LB, Fr.: One solo tackle, one assist.

Conner Thiele (Oakland-Craig), LB, Jr.: Played, no stats.

DNP: Dominic Long (Gothenburg), K/P, So.; D.J. Gross (McCook), LB, Fr.

Saturday: at Northern Colorado


Cade Johnson (Bellevue West), WR, Jr.: Five receptions for 80 yards and two touchdowns and one rush for 76 yards in 38-10 win over Drake.

Chase Norblade (Papillion-La Vista South), DB, Fr.: One interception, 15-yard return, one assist.

Josh Manchigiah (Papillion-La Vista South), DB, Jr.: Starter had two solo tackles and one assist.

Ryan Earith (Papillion-La Vista South), DL, Sr.: Starter had three assists, one-half sack for 2 yards.

Matt Clark (Syracuse), OL, Sr.: Started at center.

Ti’Jaih Davis (Boys Town), CB, R-Fr.: One solo tackle, one pass breakup.

Ben Dinkel (Kearney), P, So.: Three punts, 46-yard average.

Caleb Sanders (Glenwood, Iowa), DT, So.: One tackle for 2-yard loss.

Luke Sellers (Papillion-La Vista South), FB, Sr.; Jack Domandle (Millard West), OL, Jr.; Baily Darnell (Auburn), DB, Fr.: Played, no stats.

DNP: Cole Frahm (Omaha Burke), K, So.; Caden Johnson (Wahoo Neumann), DE, Fr.; Elijah Wilson (Omaha Central), DE, Jr.; Jake Wolfe (Millard West), K, So.; Shane Dailey (Bellevue West), WR, Fr.

Saturday: Southern Utah



Triston Fairchild (Papillion-La Vista South), RB, Sr.: Played, no stats, in 38-10 loss at William & Mary.

Saturday: Maine

DRAKE (0-3)

Taylor Murph (Ralston), WR, Sr.: One reception for 3 yards in 38-10 loss at South Dakota State.

DNP: Jacob Hardy (Adel-DeSoto-Minburn), DL, Sr.; Braeden Hartwig (Lincoln Southwest), RB, Jr.: Linden Howe (Kearney Catholic), LB, Fr.

Saturday: Idle

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