|College Football Today|
|Written by Admin|
|Sunday, 21 October 2007 05:15|
-John Parker Wilson, and DJ Hall, Alabama. Wilson passed for a career-high 363 yards and three touchdowns, and Hall had a school-record 13 catches for 185 yards and two touchdowns in a 41-17 victory over Tennessee.
-Tyler Roehl, North Dakota State, ran for a school-record 266 yards and a touchdown to lead the Bison to a 27-21 victory over Minnesota.
-P.J. Hill, Wisconsin, ran for 184 yards and two touchdowns in a 44-3 victory over Northern Illinois.
-Cullen Harper, Clemson, completed 20 of 22 passes for 273 yards and matched a school record with five touchdown passes in a 70-14 rout of Central Michigan.
-Luke Lippincott, Nevada, ran for 241 yards and two touchdowns to help lead the Wolf Pack past Utah State, 31-28.
-Matt Flynn, LSU, threw a 22-yard touchdown pass to Demetrius Byrd with a second left to defeat No. 18 Auburn 30-24. Flynn completed 22 of 34 passes for a career high 319 yards and three touchdowns.
-Tim Tebow, Florida, threw for a career-high four touchdowns to lead the Gators to a 45-37 victory over No. 8 Kentucky.
-Jonathan Stewart, Oregon, rushed for a career-high 251 yards and two touchdowns to help the Ducks beat Washington 55-34.
-Chris Wells, Ohio State, ran for 221 yards and a touchdown in the Buckeyes' 24-17 victory over Michigan State.
-Taylor Tharp, Boise State, threw for 328 yards and five touchdowns to help the Broncos beat Louisiana Tech 45-31.
-Cory Koenig, South Dakota State, ran for 259 yards and four touchdowns in a 48-35 win over Cal Poly.
IT'S BEEN A WHILE
Vanderbilt's Mackenzi Adams threw two touchdown passes, and D.J. Moore had two key interceptions to help the Commodores upset No. 6 South Carolina 17-6. The Commodores hadn't beaten a team ranked this high since topping No. 6 LSU 7-6 in 1937.
Tim Tebow threw for a career-high four touchdowns and No. 14 Florida rebounded from back-to-back losses with a 45-37 victory over No. 8 Kentucky. It was the Gators' 21st straight win against the Wildcats. Kentucky hasn't beaten Florida since 1986, the third-longest current streak in the nation between major opponents who have played every year without interruption.
UCLA's Alterraun Verner intercepted Nate Longshore's pass and sprinted 76 yards to the end zone with 1:33 remaining to seal the Bruins' 30-21 victory over No. 10 California. ... John Parker Wilson passed for a career-high 363 yards and three touchdowns, DJ Hall had a school-record 13 catches for 185 yards and Alabama rolled to a 41-17 victory over No. 20 Tennessee. ... LaRod Stephens-Howling scored the go-ahead touchdown and was one of two Pittsburgh running backs with more than 100 yards of total offense, helping the Panthers upset No. 23 Cincinnati 24-17. ... Jason Ricks kicked a 26-yard field goal with 2 seconds left to give Oklahoma State a 41-39 victory over No. 25 Kansas State.
Mark Sanchez threw four touchdown passes and No. 13 USC beat Notre Dame 38-0, the largest margin of victory for the Trojans' in the 79-game history of the storied rivalry. The Irish also lost 38-0 to Michigan earlier this season. The two 38-point losses are tied for the eighth worst among losses in Notre Dame history. The loss ensures Notre Dame its 13th losing season since it started playing football in 1887, and its fourth losing season since 1999. It also is the fourth straight home loss, tying a school record.
Ohio State built a comfortable lead and then gave up two touchdowns off turnovers late in the third quarter, and the No. 1 Buckeyes slipped past Michigan State, 24-17. ... Chris Brown ran for two second-half touchdowns and No. 4 Oklahoma survived a major scare from Iowa State, beating the Cyclones 17-7. The Sooners had just 109 yards of total offense by the break and trailed at halftime for the first time since they lost the Fiesta Bowl to Boise State in January. ... No. 15 Kansas forced three turnovers and stopped Colorado on downs twice in the fourth quarter, escaping Folsom Field with a 19-14 victory. ... Carlos Brown ran for 113 yards filling in for Mike Hart, and Mario Manningham scored two touchdowns in No. 24 Michigan's a 27-17 win over Illinois.
16 times for 119 yards and two touchdowns. He also caught 13 passes for 152 yards.
Matt Forte set a Conference USA rushing record with 342 yards on 38 attempts, including a 9-yard run in overtime to lead Tulane to a 41-34 victory. Forte set the conference record in regulation, finishing with 327 yards. Forte's previous career-high came earlier this year when he ran for 303 yards against Southeastern Louisiana.
No. 15 Kansas forced three turnovers and stopped Colorado on downs twice in the fourth quarter, escaping Folsom Field with a 19-14 victory. It was the Jayhawks' first win in Boulder since 1995. The Jayhawks (7-0, 3-0 Big 12) have won seven straight to start the season for only the second time since 1968. The team also started 7-0 in 1995.
n pass in a school-record seven straight games. ... Oregon beat Washington 55-34. The Ducks won their fourth straight over the Huskies for the first time since 1928-31. ... Michigan beat Illinois 27-17, to extend its winning streak to six games.
Vanderbilt upset No. 6 South Carolina 17-6, ending Steve Spurrier's unblemished record against the school. Spurrier came into the game 14-0 against the Commodores.
WHAT A RUSH
Jamar Brittingham became Bloomsburg's career rushing leader, running for 257 yards and four touchdowns in a 42-28 victory over Millersville. Brittingham moved past Irv Sigler (5,034 yards) in the first quarter and pushed his total to 5,219 with his 10th career 200-yard game. Brittingham, who holds 23 school or conference records, moved within 428 yards of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference rushing record of 5,647 held by California, Pa.'s Wesley Cates.
Jonathan Stewart rushed for a career-high 251 yards and two touchdowns, and No. 7 Oregon beat Washington 55-34. Stewart ran for 144 yards in the first half, had 198 at the end of the three quarters, and became the first Oregon back to rush for 200 yards since Ontario Smith set a school record with 285 yards against Washington State in 2001. The Ducks finished with a school-record 465 rushing yards.
Tim Webb threw for 396 yards and three touchdowns, including the winning score in overtime to lead Presbyterian past Coastal Carolina, 41-34. ... Mike McCleod's third touchdown, a 1-yard run in the third overtime, followed by a great defensive stand gave undefeated Yale a 26-20 victory over Penn. The Bulldogs (6-0, 3-0 Ivy) are off to their best start since an 8-0 run in 1981. ... Alex Steigerwald kicked a 40-yard field goal as time ran out to give Toledo a 43-40 victory over Ohio. ... Conte Cuttino scored his third touchdown of the game on a 9-yard run in the second overtime, giving Stony Brook a 30-23 victory over Maine. ... Frank Edmonds scored on a 1-yard touchdown run with 1:07 remaining as Ball State defeated Western Michigan 27-23.
STRONG IN DEFEAT
Kentucky's Andre Woodson threw for 415 yards and five TDs in the Wildcats' 45-37 loss to Florida. ... Brown's Michael Dougherty went 32-of-55 for 359 yards and three touchdowns in a 38-31 overtime loss to Cornell. ... Samford's Chris Evans ran for 212 yards in a 28-25 loss to Austin Peay. ... Kansas State's Josh Freeman threw for a career-best 404 yards and three touchdowns in a 41-39 loss to Oklahoma State.
M's Jorvorskie Lane after rushing for 130 yards and four touchdowns in the Aggies' 36-14 victory at Nebraska.