The Golden Hurricane snapped a four-game losing streak with a 45-17 rout of Houston.
The Penn State coach worked alongside the Wolverines' Don Brown as a Maryland assistant.
"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
The Nittany Lions must be solid on the offensive line to deal with the No. 1-ranked defense of Michigan on Saturday night, and their field goal unit must be better.
Backup QB Gyree Durante and two teammates have been welcomed back to the Albright College football team.
The 7-foot-6 Fall is the reigning AAC defensive player of the year.
The do-everything running back of the second-ranked Nittany Lions must find ways to beat a Wolverines defense that has been one of the best in the nation this season.
Leon Johnson suffered an ankle injury in the second play of the game Saturday and didn't return.
"`We have a bunch of younger guys who hadn't had much experience, He would have been so great with them,'' coach Fran Dunphy says.
The key to the Owls' fortunes, according to opposing coaches, is the return of guard Josh Brown after he missed last season with a medical redshirt.