Boise State searching for consistency

Boise State quarterback Montell Cozart (3) runs for a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against New Mexico in Boise, Idaho, on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger)

If not for an uncharacteristic fourth-quarter collapse in the second game, Boise State would be undefeated, likely ranked and in the early conversation about teams that could be in line for a Group of Five bid to one of the big-money bowl games.

30-year-old kicker from Australia shining for Colo.

FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, file photo, Colorado place kicker James Stefanou walks the sidelines in the first half of an NCAA college football against Northern Colorado in Boulder, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Don’t address the 30-year-old freshman kicker from Australia as “Sir.” It makes him feel old.

Bulldogs vs. Bulldogs features 2 unbeaten teams

FILE - This Oct. 1, 2011 file photo shows Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen trying to get his team fired up before an NCAA college football game against the Georgia in Athens, Ga. There's just not a whole lot of history between Georgia and Mississippi State, who share a league and a nickname but little else. Despite being alleged rivals in the Southeastern Conference, these teams have met only 23 times over the years. When they face off Saturday, Sept 23, 2017 in Athens, it will be the first time they’ve played with both ranked in the Top 25. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, file)

Things to watch in the Southeastern Conference in Week 4:

FBS sees spike in targeting penalty enforcement

FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2017, file photo, Hawaii wide receiver Kalakaua Timoteo, center, drops the ball and gets leveled by UCLA linebacker Josh Woods, left, and hit from behind by defensive back Mossi Johnson (21), during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Pasadena, Calif. Woods was penalized for targeting and ejected. College football’s Bowl Subdivision has seen a 73-percent increase in the number of targeting penalties enforced through the first three weeks of the season compared with the same point in 2016.(AP Photo/Alex Gallardo, File)

College football’s Bowl Subdivision has seen a 73 percent increase in the number of targeting penalties enforced through the first three weeks of the season compared with the same point in 2016.

Hot seats not cooling for SEC coaches like Sumlin

FILE - These are file photos showing NCAA college football coaches, from left, Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema, Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn, Tennessee head coach Butch Jones and Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin. The Southeastern Conference coaches who entered the season with questions about their job security haven't done much to quiet them. In fact, the heat from fans has intensified. (AP Photo/File)

The Southeastern Conference coaches who entered the season facing questions about their job security haven’t done much to quiet them.

Virginia knows about Boise State’s ‘shock and awe’

FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2016, file photo, Connecticut's Junior Joseph, left, tackles Virginia quarterback Kurt Benkert (6) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn. The two teams meet on Saturday. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

The Boise State football team hosts its first regular season game against an Atlantic Coast Conference program when Virginia takes to the blue turf Friday night.

AP All-America Watch: VTech WR rising

FILE - In this July 14, 2017, file photo, Virginia Tech's Cam Phillips flips up his sunglasses as he speaks to the media during the Atlantic Coast Conference NCAA college football media day in Charlotte, N.C. The senior showed growth in each of his first three seasons in Blacksburg, but he entered this year as by far the most-seasoned pass catcher on the team. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

The Associated Press has been honoring college football’s best with an All-America team since 1925. This season, the AP released its first preseason All-America team and will also weigh-in with a midseason team before the full, three-team All-America selections are unveiled in December. The second installment of the weekly All-America watch:

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