After a bye, the Spartans go to Notre Dame.
Would the Irish have beaten Texas had they stuck with DeShone Kizer the entire game?
More encouraging: the debut of Texas A&M transfer Kenny Hill at quarterback (439 passing yards and five total TDs).
Thumbs down for the listless performance over three-plus quarters that got them to that point.
Concerns about the Ducks' defense didn't evaporate in a 53-28 victory over UC Davis, but new quarterback Dakota Prukop had an efficient day (21-for-30, 271 yards and three touchdowns, with no interceptions).