PITTSBURGH, PA - SEPTEMBER 01: Quarterback Geno Smith #12 of the West Virginia Mountaineers rushes for a touchdown in the third quarter against the Marshall Thundering Herd during the game on September 1, 2012 at Mountaineer Field in Morgantown, West Virginia. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

College Football 2012 Schedule: Penn State, Pitt, And West Virginia Host Non-Conference Home Games In Week 4

Pitt, West Virginia, and Penn State are all coming off wins and enter Week 4 of the season as home favorites.

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Maryland Vs. West Virginia 2012: Game Time, TV Schedule, Spread And More

The No. 7/8 West Virginia Mountaineers will look to continue their offensive dominance as they host the Maryland Terrapins at Mountaineer Field on Sunday. WVU has rolled through their first opponents, winning by an average of 32.5 points.

Quarterback Geno Smith leads the charge for West Virginia. The senior has risen to the forefront of the Heisman debate after completing 88 percent of his passes for 734 yards and nine touchdowns through two games. He'll look to continue his excellent play, even in the face of devilish schedule makers.

Maryland comes into the game with a 2-1 record after falling to Connecticut in Week 3. While defending West Virginia's offense is of primary concern for the Terrapins, dealing with the Mountaineers' strange defensive scheme will be a challenge as well.

West Virginia has defeated Maryland six straight times.

Game time, TV channel: Noon ET, FX

Point spread: West Virginia favored by 26.

For news, discussion and more: For more on WVU football, visit West Virginia blog The Smoking Musket, plus SB Nation Pittsburgh. For more on Terps football, visit Maryland blog Testudo Times, plus SB Nation DC.

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Temple Vs. Penn State: What To Expect From The Owls?

The Penn State Nittany Lions have beaten their cross-state opponents the Temple Owls in each of the last six seasons dating back to 2006, most of the time handily. Even that doesn't do the one-sided rivalry justice, however, as the Owls haven't won in the last 37 matchups between these two. But with nothing guaranteed for Penn State this season, how will they fare against a team they generally handle?

Black Shoe Diaries hosted Temple blogger Mike Gibson of Temple Football Forever to talk about the matchup of one-win team. Gibson had good things to say about Chris Coyer, the Owls' starting QB:

He's the best Temple quarterback since Adam DiMichele, who originally signed at Penn State. PSU fans never saw the "real" DiMichele since Maybin sacked him and knocked him out for half the season in the 2008 game (second offensive series). DiMichele was a real gutsy QB, but Coyer's almost as gutsy with a better skill set.

Coyer had a fever in the Owls' one loss on the season, but after a bye week is healthier, leading Gibson to predict the Owls break their streak against Penn State:

I thought before the year started Temple would win this game, 17-7. Because of the Navy-PSU game and the Maryland-TU game, I've adjusted that score in the 20-17, 24-21, range. It might come down to the team that has the better placekicker. Brandon McManus is pretty good.

For more on Penn State football, head over to Black Shoe Diaries and continue to check out SB Nation Pittsburgh.

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College Football 2012 Schedule: Penn State, Pitt, And West Virginia Host Non-Conference Home Games In Week 4

Pitt, West Virginia, and Penn State are all coming off wins and enter Week 4 of the season as home favorites.

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