College football is in full swing, which means our dogs are cheering on their favorite teams on the Noisy Box each fall Saturday.
Here’s your weekly roundup of canine-related NCAA Division I college football action.
Most of the canine schools did well this weekend, and as always, there were plenty of fans at home wagging them on and barking encouragement.
Amber, America and Juliet the Golden Retrievers were all ready to cheer on their Miami Hurricanes as they faced the Florida State Seminoles, and they were successful, as the Canes squeaked out on the good end of a 28-27 final score.
Dobby the Golden/Aussie Shepherd mix was all decked out in Virginia Tech maroon and orange, though the No. 24 Hokies fell to No. 5 Notre Dame.
Smokey the Coonhound’s Tennessee Volunteers did not play this weekend.
In the ACC, the No. 23 North Carolina State Wolfpack stayed unbeaten after surviving a close one with the Boston College Eagles 28-23.
The undefeated No. 2 Georgia Bulldogs defeated Vanderbilt easily in Southeastern Conference play, as Uga’s team clobbered the Commodores 41-13.
Reveille’s Aggies pulled off an upset at home against the No. 13 Kentucky Wildcats, as Texas A&M won 20-14 in overtime, improving to 4-2 overall.
Rounding out the SEC portion of this report, Mississippi State’s Bulldogs pulled off an upset of their own at home, toppling the No. 8 Auburn Tigers by a score of 23-9.
In MAC action, the Huskies of Northern Illinois clipped the wings of the Ball State Cardinals 24-16, while in the American, the Huskies of UConn weren’t so lucky, getting devoured 55-14 by the Memphis Tigers.
The New Mexico Lobos defeated the UNLV Rebels 50-14 in the Mountain West, while another MW matchup between the Fresno State Bulldogs and Nevada Wolfpack were still in the middle of their game at the writing of this article.
Finally, in the Pac 12, the No. 10 Washington Huskies won 31-24 in front of a national TV audience on the road at UCLA.
The Huskies’ mascot was at home in Seattle, cheering on from afar with the help of a friend: