Alexander was second-team All-ACC last season, but knee issue has limited to three games in 2017.
Nov. 4 game would’ve been fourth for Scarlet Knights at home of the Pinstripes, will now be played in Piscataway.
Cowboys went 10-2 in Tiller’s last season; UW hasn’t won more than 8 games in a season in the 20-plus years since he left for Purdue.
The Big Ten has set aside a handful of games to be played during the week in 2018 to continue adding programming inventory for TV partners.
A JUCO transfer, Ferrod Gardner had been expected to start at LB prior to a season-ending injury suffered in summer camp.