|College Football Today|
|Written by Admin|
|Saturday, 03 November 2007 15:23|
-Todd Reesing, Kansas, threw a school-record six touchdown passes and the No. 8 Jayhawks battered Nebraska 76-39.
-Chris Wells, Ohio State, ran for 169 yards and three touchdowns on 21 carries to lead the Buckeyes to a 38-17 victory over Wisconsin.
-Knowshon Moreno, Georgia, ran for 196 yards and three touchdowns and the No. 10 Bulldogs beat Troy 44-34.
-Chris Johnson, East Carolina, ran for a career-high 301 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Pirates to a 56-40 victory over Memphis.
-Dervon Wallace, Shepherd, ran for 311 yards and a school-record five TDs in a 42-7 win over West Virginia State.
-Jammal Charles, Texas, ran for 180 yards and three touchdowns on 16 carries to lift the Longhorns to a 38-35 victory over Oklahoma State.
-Tyler Roehl, North Dakota State, ran for 257 yards and four touchdowns in a 54-28 win over Illinois State.
-Chad Henne, Michigan, tied a school-record with four touchdowns in the Wolverines' 28-24 win over Michigan State.
-Chad Hall, Air Force, ran for a school-record 275 yards and a touchdown in a 30-10 win over Army.
LONG TIME COMING
It took 44 years and three overtimes for Navy to beat Notre Dame. The Midshipmen snapped an NCAA-record 43-game losing streak to the Fighting Irish with a 46-44 victory in triple overtime. It was the first time Navy (5-4) beat Notre Dame since a 35-14 win in 1963 when Roger Staubach was quarterback for the Midshipmen.
Tim Tebow accounted for five touchdowns, Percy Harvin became the first player in school history with 100 yards rushing and receiving in the same game, and No. 18 Florida rebounded from its third loss in four outings with a 49-22 drubbing of Vanderbilt. Tebow was 22-of-27 passing for 281 yards with three touchdowns and he added 35 yards and two scores on the ground. Harvin ran 11 times for 113 yards and two touchdowns and caught nine passes for 110 yards.
The Buckeyes' defense stiffened and Chris Wells ran for three second-half scores to help Ohio State overcome a third-quarter deficit and beat Wisconsin 38-17. The Buckeyes are off to a 10-0 start (6-0 in the Big Ten). The victory was also Ohio State's 20th consecutive Big Ten win, eclipsing the mark it shared with Michigan (1990-92).
Todd Reesing threw a school-record six touchdown passes and No. 8 Kansas battered Nebraska 76-39. Kansas swamped Nebraska 48-24 in the first half, setting a record for points scored against the hapless Huskers in the first two quarters. The Jayhawks (9-0, 5-0 Big 12) scored touchdowns on 10 straight possessions and rolled up the most points ever scored against Nebraska in its 117-year football history. Reesing was 30-of-41 for 354 yards, and his 23 touchdown passes also set a school single-season record. Brandon McAnderson ran for 119 yards and tied a school-record with four rushing TDs.
IN GOOD COMPANY
Georgia's Knowshon Moreno ran for 196 yards and three touchdowns and the No. 10 Bulldogs beat Troy 44-34. Moreno ended the day with 1,003 yards rushing this season to become only the second Georgia freshman to rush for 1,000 yards. Herschel Walker rushed for 1,616 yards as a freshman in 1980.
EIGHT IS ENOUGH
Michigan beat Michigan State 28-24. The Wolverines have won eight straight, and have beaten the Spartans six straight times for the first time since the 1970s. ... Max Hall passed for 355 yards and three touchdowns and Brigham Young won its 12th straight Mountain West Conference game by beating Colorado State 35-16.
STRONG IN DEFEAT
Oklahoma State's Zac Robinson finished with a school-record 486 yards and three touchdowns in the Cowboys' 38-35 loss to Texas. ... Nebraska's Joe Ganz, was 25-of-50 for 405 yards and four touchdowns but the Cornhuskers lost to Kansas 76-39.
Notre Dame lost to Navy 46-44 in triple overtime. It was school-record fifth straight home loss for the Irish. ... Michigan beat Michigan State 28-24. The Spartans have lost five of six. ... Arkansas State beat Florida International 27-24. FIU has the nation's longest Division I losing streak at 21 games.
d snapped a 43-game winning streak over the Midshipmen.