|College Football Today|
|Written by Admin|
|Sunday, 28 October 2007 06:42|
-Jamaal Charles, Texas, ran for a career-high 290 yards, with 216 yards and three touchdowns in the fourth quarter, to lead the Longhorns to a 28-25 victory over Nebraska.
-Willie Tuitama, Arizona, passed for a school-record 510 yards and five touchdowns as the Wildcats beat Washington 48-41.
-Knowshon Moreno, Georgia, ran for a career-high 188 yards and three touchdowns in the Bulldogs' 42-30 victory over Florida.
-Zak Thornton, Randolph-Macon, ran 41 times for 262 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Yellow Jackets to a 34-16 victory over Guilford.
-Justin Williams, Davidson, had 25 carries for 225 yards and four touchdowns in a 44-32 victory over Butler.
-Joe Flacco, Delaware, completed 30 of 41 passes for a career-best 434 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Blue Hens to a 59-52 win over Navy.
-Ricky Santos, New Hampshire, passed for 419 yards and five touchdowns and ran for another score in the Wildcats' 49-36 win over Rhode Island.
-Jefferson Adcock, Samford, completed 29 of 40 attempts for 472 yards and five touchdown passes in a 59-52 win over Tennessee Tech.
-Jonathan Dally, Cal Poly, racked up 572 yards of total offense and six touchdowns in a 48-28 win over Idaho State.
-Mike Tolbert, Coastal Carolina, ran for 244 yards and two touchdowns in a 42-35 win over VMI.
Arizona State (8-0, 5-0) took over first place in the Pac-10 with a 31-20 come-from-behind victory over No. 18 California on Saturday night. Dimitri Nance ran for three touchdowns as the No. 7 Sun Devils rallied from a 13-point first-quarter deficit to stay undefeated. ... No. 16 Hawaii (8-0) remained one of five major college teams still unbeated with an easy 50-13 win over New Mexico State. Colt Brennan led the Warriors, throwing for 425 yards and 6 TDs. He has 119 career touchdowns, two shy of tying the record held by Brigham Young's Ty Detmer, who played from 1988-91.
Oregon's Jonathan Stewart ran for 103 yards and two touchdowns and the fifth-ranked Ducks knocked off No. 9 USC 24-17. Stewart, a junior, became the first Oregon player to run for 1,000 yards or more in a season since Terrence Whitehead in 2004.
Knowshon Moreno ran for a career-high 188 yards and three scores, Matthew Stafford threw three touchdown passes and No. 20 Georgia beat ninth-ranked Florida 42-30. The Bulldogs (6-2, 4-2 SEC) sacked Tim Tebow six times and contained the Gators' high-scoring offense. Florida had won 15 of the last 17 meetings. Georgia finished with its most points in the series since a 44-0 win in 1982.
CHARLES IN CHARGE
Jamaal Charles ran for fourth-quarter touchdowns of 25, 86 and 40 yards to carry No. 17 Texas to a 28-25 win over Nebraska. Charles finished with a career-high 290 yards, 216 coming in the fourth quarter. His rushing total was the fourth highest in Texas history and the 'Horns finished with 364 yards rushing.
o. 15 South Carolina 27-24.
BEASTS OF THE EAST
Andre Dixon ran for a career-high 167 yards and Connecticut used a late goal-line stand to upset No. 11 South Florida 22-15 Saturday, the Huskies' first win over a ranked opponent. The victory keeps UConn (7-1, 3-0) in sole possession of first place in the Big East.
M and won in Texas for the first time since 2001. The Jayhawks have reached eight victories for just the 12th time in school history.
Michigan beat Minnesota 34-10 to win its seventh straight. Brandon Minor and Carlos Brown - Mike Hart's backups - each ran for more than 100 yards and combined for three scores. Minor had 21 carries for a career-high 157 yards and a TD while Brown finished with 132 yards and two TDs on 13 carries. Hart has missed 2 1/2 games since he appeared to hurt his right ankle.
Weber State beat Portland State 73-68 on Saturday night to set an NCAA all-division record for points in a game. The previous record for two teams was 136, set in 1968 when North Park beat North Central 104-32 in a Division III game. The Division I record was 133, set in 2004 when San Jose State beat Rice 70-63. Back in 1916, Georgia Tech beat Cumberland 222-0, but that was before the NCAA kept track of records.
215 catches, breaking Craig Yeast's mark of 208. ... Clyde Edwards caught three touchdown passes in Grambling State's 57-9 victory over Texas Southern to set a school record for career touchdowns at 36. The previous record, set by Scotty Anderson, was 35 touchdowns. ... In his first college start, freshman Drew Hubel threw nine touchdown passes for Portland State to set a school and conference record in a 73-68 loss to Weber State.
STRONG IN DEFEAT
Jake Locker became the second quarterback in Washington history to run for at least 100 yards (157) and pass for at least 300 (336) in a 48-41 loss to Arizona. ... Tulane's Matt Forde had a school-record 44 carries for 278 yards and two touchdowns, in the Green Wave's 28-27 loss to Memphis. ... Freshman Jason Smith threw for 396 yards and three touchdowns and Tony Washington had nine catches for 146 yards and two touchdowns in Sacramento State's 38-30 loss to Eastern Washington. ... Freshman Drew Hubel threw nine touchdown passes for Portland State in a 73-68 loss to Weber State. ... Nicholls State's Broderick Cole ran for 196 yards and four touchdowns in a 49-42 overtime loss to Central Arkansas.
No. 1 Ohio State beat No. 24 Penn State 37-17. It was the Buckeyes 19th straight Big Ten win, tying the mark set by Michigan in 1990-92. The Buckeyes' last Big Ten loss came Oct. 8, 2005, at Penn State. ... West Virginia's Steve Slaton ran for three touchdowns and quarterback Pat White rushed for 156 yards and a score as the No. 6 Mountaineers beat No. 25 Rutgers 31-3, their 13th straight victory in the series.
No. 17 Texas beat Nebraska 28-25, sending the Cornhuskers to their fourth straight loss. Nebraska has lost four in a row for the first time since 1961. ... No. 19 Michigan beat Minnesota 34-10. The Golden Gophers (1-8, 0-5) have lost eight of their first nine games for the first time in 15 years.
``What can they blame it on this week, the weather or something?'' - Connecticut's Danny Lansanah after the Huskies 22-15 win over No. 11 South Florida, in response to talk of their previous wins over Louisville and Temple being tainted by bad calls from officials.