The son of the former Eagles all-pro offensive tackle will come back east with the Wolverines for their "White Out" game against Penn State.
Montrell Hicks-Taylor, a redshirt senior wide receiver at Widener, is paying for his graduate degree by working 40 hours a week at the university as a safety officer.
The two Big East legends are back as coaches of their old teams, Georgetown and St. John's.
Preseason player of the year in Jalen Brunson will be the unquestioned leader of the Cats this season.
Saturday night's game at Penn State has Michigan needing to prove itself.
Villanova, which is dealing with way too many injuries and has this week off, is still ranked 15th in FCS and has a chance to make the playoffs with four games left coming off a loss at No. 1 James Madison.
Villanova has been picked by Big East coaches to win its fifth straight regular-season conference title.
McHale played more Saturday than he had in his previous 17 games combined at Temple.
The Golden Hurricane snapped a four-game losing streak with a 45-17 rout of Houston.
"Outside of Rhode Island, it's as unpredictable as it's ever been,'' La Salle coach John Giannini said. "I really think there's nine or 10 teams that are so close you could just pick the names out of a hat right now in terms of trying to predict where they would finish.''
The past was a topic at Tuesday's Atlantic 10 media day at Capital One Arena (nee Verizon Center), site of the A-10 Tournament in March. The future was a bigger topic.
The Owls have yet to beat an FBS team with a winning record and play three of their final five games against such teams.
Proceeds from the exhibition will benefit those impacted by hurricanes in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico.
Collins says quarterback Logan Marchi and safety Delvon Randall missed practice time but expects both to play Saturday at Army