Louisville: The Cardinals suspended junior tight end Jordan Davis, freshman running back Javian Hawkins, junior running back Malik Staples and sophomore running back Dae Williams for the rivalry matchup against No. 17 Kentucky for an unspecified violation of team rules.
Appalachian State: Zac Thomas passed for two touchdowns and ran for another to help the host Mountaineers (9-2, 7-1) capture the Sun Belt Conference East Division crown. Appalachian State will host the inaugural Sun Belt championship game Dec. 1, against Louisiana (7-5, 5-3).
Tulane: Justin McMillan connected with Jaetavian Toles for a 26-yard touchdown with 1:27 left, passed back across the field to Charles Jones for a 2-point conversion, and Tulane (6-6, 5-3, AAC) avoided a devastating collapse with a 29-28 victory over Navy (3-9, 2-6) to become bowl eligible for the first time since 2013.
Middle Tennessee: Brent Stockstill passed for 261 yards and two touchdowns and the Blue Raiders (8-4, 7-1) beat UAB 27-3 to set up a rematch for the Conference USA championship next Saturday. Middle Tennessee will host, earning the tiebreaker by virtue of its victory over the Blazers (9-3, 7-1).
UCF: Quarterback McKenzie Milton’s family announced he is recovering after successful surgery on his right leg after suffering a devastating injury in the first half of the Knights’ win over USF on Friday.