|College Football Today|
|Written by Admin|
|Sunday, 04 November 2007 06:21|
-Darren McFadden, Arkansas, ran for 323 yards and a touchdown in the Razorbacks' 48-36 victory over No. 23 South Carolina.
-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.
-Chase Daniel, Missouri, completed 26 of 44 passes for 421 yards and five touchdowns to lead the Tigers to a 55-10 win over Colorado.
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.
No. 3 LSU scored two touchdowns in the final three minutes for a 41-34 win over No. 17 Alabama. The Tigers (8-1, 5-1 Southeastern Conference) pulled it out in typical fashion, going down to the wire in their fourth straight game. LSU beat Florida and Auburn on its final possession and lost to Kentucky the same way.
Dennis Dixon threw four touchdown passes before leaving with an injury, and the fourth-ranked Ducks defeated No. 6 Arizona State 35-23, for their second consecutive victory over a top-10 team. Dixon completed 13 of 22 passes for 189 yards and ran for 57 yards.
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.
Darren McFadden ran for 323 yards and a touchdown in Arkansas' 48-36 victory over No. 23 South Carolina. McFadden also threw for a touchdown, and Felix Jones rushed for 163 yards and three TDs for the Razorbacks. McFadden was the first Razorback to rush for 300 yards. His previous high was a 219-yard effort against South Carolina last year. The Razorbacks finished with 541 rushing 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 the Sooners' 117 years of football. Reesing was 30-of-41 for 354 yards, and has 23 touchdown passes for 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.
Graham Harrell was 37-of-46 for 433 yards and three touchdowns, eclipsing the 4,000-yard passing mark for the second straight season, and Texas Tech won 38-7 for its 12th consecutive victory over the Bears. Harrell, a junior, became the fifth quarterback at the NCAA's highest level to have multiple 4,000-yard seasons.
EIGHT IS ENOUGH
Chase Clement threw for six touchdowns and ran for two more and Rice scored the final 28 points in a 56-48 victory against Texas-El Paso. Clement, who set a Conference USA record by accounting for eight touchdowns, completed 32 of 58 passes for 395 yards and ran for 103 yards. The six passing touchdowns set a Rice record and tied the conference mark, and his 498 total yards were a school record.
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. ... Southern Cal beat Oregon State 24-3. The victory was USC's 21st straight over the Beavers at the Los Angeles Coliseum, dating back to 1960, and raised the Trojans' record to 21-0 in November games under coach Pete Carroll.
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. ... Davidson's Ryan Alexander threw for 404 yards and six touchdowns in a 52-49 loss to San Diego.
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.
``A low point is when you get beat 38-0. That's a low point. A low point is when the game is going OK and one team is pulling away from you and making plays when you're not making plays. The low point for me is we didn't win the game.'' - Notre Dame's Charlie Weis after Navy's 46-44 victory over the Irish. It was Notre Dame's school-record fifth straight home loss, and snapped a 43-game winning streak over the Midshipmen.
``Sometimes, you get your little brother excited when you're playing basketball - let them get the lead. And then you come back.'' - Michigan's Mike Hart after the Wolverines' overcame a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat Michigan State 28-24.