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George Bollas is expected to start Saturday with Mylik Mitchell out with a wrist injury, Elton Alexander of The Plain Dealer reports.

Impact

Mitchell may be out for the rest of the season, so it could be up to Bollas to run the Kent State offense beyond just Saturday. Bollas came on in relief of Mitchell against Alabama in Week 4 and went 4-for-8 for 71 yards with no touchdowns or interceptions.

Mylik Mitchell (wrist) will not play Saturday against Akron, Allen Moff of the Reocrd-Courier reports.

Impact

George Bollas is expected to start Saturday with Mitchell sidelined. Mitchell injured his non-throwing wrist in last week's game against Alabama and there is some concern that the injury may be significant enough to end his season. For now, Mitchell should be considered out indefinitely until a more clear diagnosis of his injury is made available.

Penny Hart (hamstring) will return to action Saturday against Appalachian State, Khandrice Rollins of the AJC reports.

Impact

After getting some rest during Georgia State's bye week, Hart will be back on the fold Saturday when the Panthers face a tough Sun Belt matchup. Georgia State has struggled to move the ball through the air in Hart's absence, so his return should add a boon in that facet of the offense. He and fellow wideout Robert Davis will be facing a difficult matchup this week with the Panthers traveling to Boone to face one of the Sun Belt's best teams.

Rose (thigh) has looked healthy in practice this week and head coach Doug Martin said Thursday that the Aggies want to use him "as much as [they] can," Jason Groves of the Las Cruces Sun-Times reports.

Impact

Rose has been slowed by injuries to start the season, having missed the first three games to recover from sports hernia surgery before suffering a thigh injury in his season debut Saturday. That said, Rose has been able to practice all week and looks to be even healthier than he did a week ago when he shaking off the rust of a long layoff. Rose should be able to play Saturday and provided that his thigh injury is no longer an issue, he should be in line for an uptick in carries against Louisiana-Lafayette.

Mack Hollins (undisclosed) is listed as probable for Saturday's game against Florida State, Brant Wilkerson-New of the News and Record reports.

Impact

There's no word on what type of injury Hollins is exactly dealing with, but his probable designation suggests that he'll be able to play through it Saturday against the Seminoles. As North Carolina's top deep threat, averaging 22.9 yards per reception, Hollins' presence will be crucial to the Tar Heels' passing game Saturday against a banged up Florida State secondary.

Elijah McGuire (undisclosed) is expected to play Saturday against New Mexico State, Tim Buckley of The Daily Advertiser reports.

Impact

After sitting out of a pair of practices earlier in the week, McGuire got back on the practice field Thursday. Head coach Mark Hudspeth didn't go into the specifics of McGuire's injury, but it is worth noting that McGuire carried the ball a career-high 38 times in last week's loss, so it's not entirely surprising that the star running back is at least a little nicked up. If he's unable to play Saturday, freshmen Jordan Wright and Raymond Calais would be in line to see most of the carries for the Ragin' Cajuns.

Head coach Nick Saban said Thursday that he's "hopeful" that Damien Harris (ankle) will be able to play against Kentucky, Marq Burnett of the AJC's SEC Country Blog reports.

Impact

Harris left last week's game with what looked to be a significant ankle injury, but he has been able to practice throughout the week and could be back on the field Saturday. A further update figures to be made available in advance of kickoff Saturday, but if Harris is unable to play, Joshua Jacobs could see plenty of work out of the backfield given that Bo Scarbrough is also nicked up with a thigh injury.

James Knapke will be Bowling Green's No. 2 quarterback Saturday against Eastern Michigan, according to John Wagner of the Toledo Blade.

Impact

Knapke was on thin ice as the starter over the last couple weeks, and last week's blowout loss to Memphis was the last straw for coach Mike Jinks. Freshman James Morgan will start this week, but Knapke could easily step back in a some point this season.

Ja'Deion High will miss the remainder of the season with a foot injury, Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche Journal reports.

Impact

This is a difficult development for High, who caught six passes for 54 yards and a score in the season opener before recently injuring his foot. Fortunately, Williams reports that High will be eligible for a medical hardship waiver, which will give him an extra year of eligibility.

Blake Barnett has officially withdrawn from the University of Alabama and will transfer, ESPN's Brett McMurphy reports.

Impact

News broke Wednesday that Barnett intended to transfer, but head coach Nick Saban did not confirm the reports until his press conference Thursday. Barnett, a former Five Star recruit out of California, will reportedly be eligible to play at another FBS school one calendar year from his decision to transfer, meaning that he'll be able to play in 2017 according to Matt Zenitz of AL.com. It's too early to tell where Barnett will land, but the fact remains that Jalen Hurts will continue to serve as the Crimson Tide's starting quarterback.

Duke Catalon (concussion) was a late scratch Thursday and will not play Thursday against Connecticut, Joseph Duarte of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Impact

Catalon had 10 carries for 70 yards in last week's blowout win over Texas State and there was very little indication throughout the week that he was dealing with an injury. Regardless, Catalon will sit out Thursday while Dillon Birden starts on Thursday.

Bryan Edwards (hamstring) is considered a game-time decision for Saturday's game against Texas A&M, David Cloninger of The State reports.

Impact

South Carolina is bringing a banged up receiving corps into Saturday's matchup with the Aggies as both Edwards and Deebo Samuel are battling hamstring injuries. Though Samuel is expected to give it a go, Edwards is far from a sure thing. If Edwards is unable to play Saturday, the Gamecocks will be leaning on inexperienced backups for the most part. Javon Charleston has practiced at wideout to provide depth at the position as well.

Leonard Fournette (ankle) has not practiced all week and remains a game-time decision for Saturday, Ross Dellenger of The Advocate reports.

Impact

Though LSU could just be exercising caution with its most valuable player, it's also clear that Fournette is still hampered by his lingering ankle injury. At this rate, Fournette is looking more and more like a true game-time decision for Saturday's matchup with Missouri. If Fournette is ultimately unable to go Saturday, Derrius Guice would assume the starting running back role for LSU.

Tommy Myers (leg) has caught three passes for 39 yards this season.

Impact

The junior tight ends has been able to play in each game this season after suffering a significant knee injury towards the end of last year. He and Alec Boom have combined for eight catches and 102 yards as Connecticut's starting tight ends.

Alonzo Moore (shoulder) has been ruled out for Saturday's game against Illinois, Rich Kaipust of the Omaha World Herald reports.

Impact

Moore's shoulder injury has been an issue for the past few weeks, and though he was able to play through it to an extent last weekend, he won't be able to do so this time around. His absence means that Nebraska will be missing its leading receiver, who has caught 12 passes for 310 yards through four games this season. Jordan Westerkamp stands to see the bulk of the targets against the Illini while Stanley Morgan and Brandon Reilly will see an increased role as well.

Luke Del Rio (knee) will only be available in an emergency situation Saturday against Vanderbilt, OnlyGators.com reports.

Impact

He will be traveling with the team to Nashville, but Del Rio won't be seeing the field unless Austin Appleby sustains an injury and coach Jim McElwain refuses to deploy one of his freshman quarterbacks. Del Rio is roughly two weeks removed from suffering a sprained MCL that was expected to sideline him multiple weeks. In all likelihood, Del Rio won't be back on the field until Oct. 8 against LSU at the earliest.

Jay MacIntyre is dealing with a hyperextended elbow but he practiced earlier in the week and could be available Saturday, Brian Howell of the Boulder Daily Camera reports.

Impact

The sophomore wideout injured his elbow last week after reeling in a pair of receptions for 21 yards against Oregon. The fact that he was able to log a practice earlier in the week is an encouraging sign for his availability for this weekend's game, but he'll likely be a game-time decision. If he's unable to go against Oregon State, Kabion Ento could move into the No.4 receiver role for the Buffaloes.

Sefo Liufau (foot) is almost fully healed from a sprained right ankle, but coach Mike MacIntyre will wait until later in the week to name the starter for Saturday's game against Oregon State, Brian Howell of the Boulder Daily Camera reports. "I defitely feel like I'm getting closer. I did a lot more in practice today, which is great mentally for myself," said Liufau earlier in the week.

Impact

Steven Montez started in place of the injured Liufau last week and led the Buffs to one of the biggest wins in recent program history against Oregon. However, Liufau appears to have been making strides in practice and could get back on the field this week. Howell notes that with Oregon State coming to Boulder on Saturday, the coaching staff may opt to hold Liufau out one more week to stay on the cautious side. Regardless, MacIntyre figures to wait on making a decision on his quarterback until Saturday morning in all likelihood.

Edgar Poe (hand) is expected to miss anywhere from three-to-six weeks, Sal Interdonato of the Times Herald-Record reports.

Impact

Poe was forced from Army's most recent game against Buffalo due to a hand injury and it appears he'll now be sidelined for a large chunk of the season. He's been given a broad timeline of three-to-six weeks, making an Oct. 22 game against North Texas the earliest opportunity for a return.

Nick Wilson (lower leg) was listed as questionable on Arizona's most recent injury report Thursday, Brett McMurphy of EPSN.com reports.

Impact

Wilson has had roughly two weeks off for recovery after missing Arizona's most recent matchup against Washington, but continues to deal with some lingering pain in his lower leg. His status remains unchanged Thursday, as he's still considered questionable for Saturday's outing versus UCLA, so check back Friday for another update.