How Midlanders playing Division I football fared this week

South Dakota State wide receiver Cade Johnson had six receptions for 90 yards in 28-21 loss at Minnesota.

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 30-7 win over Kent State.

Friday: Sacramento State, 9 p.m. (Pac-12)


Alex Harris (Kearney), WR, R-Jr.: Placekick holder in 62-0 win over Florida A&M.

Saturday: at Florida Atlantic, 6 p.m. (CBSSN)


Nouredin Nouili (Norris), OL, Fr.: Started at left guard in 52-31 loss to Colorado.

Saturday: Western Illinois, 3 p.m.


Ryan Langan (Riverside), LS, Jr.: Long snapper in 55-3 loss at LSU.

Saturday: vs. Maine, 5 p.m.

IOWA (1-0)

Caleb Shudak (Council Bluffs Lewis Central), K, Jr.: Played, no stats, in 38-14 win over Miami (Ohio).

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

Saturday: Rutgers, 11:05 a.m. (FS1)


Trevor Downing (Creston, Iowa), OL, R-Fr.: Played, no stats in 29-26, three-overtime win over Northern Iowa.

Next game: Sept. 14 vs. Iowa


Adam Holtorf (Seward), OL, Sr.: Started at center in 49-14 win over Nicholls.

Nick Lenners (Lincoln Southwest), TE, So.: One catch for 12 yards.

Saturday: Bowling Green, 11 a.m. (FSN)


Masry Mapieu (York), DL, So.: Played, no stats, in 38-28 loss to Mississippi State.

Saturday: vs. Liberty, 6:30 p.m.


Mitchell Brinkman (Council Bluffs Lewis Central), TE, R-Jr.: Four catches for 51 yards in 24-10 win over Illinois State.

Saturday: at Utah, noon (Pac-12)

OHIO (1-0)

Brett Kitrell (Ashland-Greenwood), OL, Jr.: Started at left guard in 41-20 win over Rhode Island.

Brian Arp (Kearney), DL, R-Sr.: One tackle, one assist.

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

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

Saturday: at Pittsburgh, 10 a.m.


Dylan Plautz (Omaha Westside), QB, So.: Did not play in 17-7 win over Northwestern.

Saturday: at USC, 9:30 p.m. (ESPN)

TCU (1-0)

Max Duggan (Council Bluffs Lewis Central), QB, Fr.: Went 16 of 23 for 165 yards and a touchdown and lost 4 yards on two carries as the No. 2 quarterback in a 39-7 win over Arkansas Pine Bluff.

Next game: Sept. 14 at Purdue


Cedric Case (Lincoln High), QB, Fr.: Did not play in 41-7 loss at Texas A&M.

Saturday: vs. Wyoming, 6 p.m.


Bryson Williams (Lincoln Southeast), NT, So.: One solo tackle in 49-0 win at South Florida.

Saturday: Central Michigan, 2:30 p.m. (BTN)


Rudy Stofer (Kearney), OT, So.: Started at left tackle in 37-31 win over Missouri.

Davon Wells-Ross (Omaha North), DE, So.: Three solo tackles.

DNP: Patrick Arnold (Gretna), OL, So.; Gavin Rush (Aurora), OG, R-Jr.; Jason Davis (Hershey), OL, So.; Marco Machado (Nebraska Lutheran), OL, R-Fr.

Saturday: at Texas State, 6 p.m.



Alex Cloyd (Millard South), TE, Sr.: Two catches for 4 yards in 47-7 win over Drake.

Marcus Vaughn-Jones (Omaha Creighton Prep), DB, R-Fr.: Did not play.

Saturday: at North Dakota State, 2:30 p.m.


Kevin Williams (Omaha North), OL, So.: Started at left guard in 35-18 loss at San Jose State.

Saturday: at Washington State, 4 p.m.


Jackson Scott-Brown (Council Bluffs St. Albert), OG, Sr.: Started at left guard in 29-26, three-overtime loss at Iowa State.

Saturday: vs. Southern Utah, 4 p.m.


Austin Simmons (Council Bluffs Lewis Central), QB, Sr.: Was 23 of 33 for 246 yards and two TDs (one INT) and ran for 25 yards on nine rushes in 31-17 loss to Montana.

DeValon Whitcomb (Omaha North), DT, Sr.: Two solo tackles, one sack for 5 yards.

Jake Matthew (Millard North), LB, Jr.: One solo tackle, two assists.

Trystn Ducker (Bellevue West), WR, Sr.: Played, no stats.

Stephen Hillis (Hartington Cedar Catholic), LB, Fr.: Played, no stats.

Saturday: at Oklahoma, 6 p.m.


Cade Johnson (Bellevue West), WR, Jr.: Six receptions for 90 yards, one rush for 25 yards and two kickoff returns for 23 yards in 28-21 loss at Minnesota.

Josh Manchigiah (Papillion-La Vista South), DB, Jr.: Six solo tackles, one assist, one interception.

Ryan Earith (Papillion-La Vista South), DL, Sr.: Two solo tackles, one assist, one sack for 10 yards, one pass breakup.

Ben Dinkel (Kearney), P, So.: Four punts, 40.2-yard average.

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

Cole Frahm (Omaha Burke), K, So.: Three kickoffs for 65-yard average.

Caleb Sanders (Glenwood, Iowa), DT, So.: Played, no stats.

Ti’Jaih Davis (Boys Town), CB, R-Fr.: Played, no stats.

Chase Norblade (Papillion-La Vista South), DB, Fr.: Played, no stats.

Saturday: Long Island, 6 p.m.



Triston Fairchild (Papillion-La Vista South), RB, Sr.: Played, no stats, in 48-7 loss at Air Force.

Saturday: at William and Mary, 5 p.m.

DRAKE (0-1)

Jacob Hardy (Adel-DeSoto-Minburn), DL, Sr.: Two solo tackles, one assist in 47-7 loss at North Dakota.

Taylor Murph (Ralston), WR, Sr.: One reception for 3 yards, one rush for 2 yards.

Saturday: vs. Truman State, 6 p.m.

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