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Sep 24

Bryce Love runs for 263 yards to lead Stanford past UCLA (Yahoo Sports)

Bryce Love didn’t put up much of a fight to stay in and take a shot at Stanford’s school record for rushing. The Pac-12’s top running back was even more hesitant to take credit for what he did to keep the Cardinal’s lengthy win streak against UCLA goi…

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Sep 24

Arizona State upsets No. 24 Oregon on late field goal (Yahoo Sports)

Oregon didn’t look quite ready for prime time, and the Arizona State Sun Devils have a big win they sorely needed. Freshman Brandon Ruiz kicked a 41-yard field goal with 2:33 to play and Arizona State held on to upset No. 24 Oregon 37-35 on Saturday n…

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Sep 24

No. 4 Penn State beats Iowa 21-19 with TD on final play (Yahoo Sports)

It was happening like it had so often in the past. A once-sluggish Iowa team had come to life in the fourth quarter at home under the lights, and another top-five opponent was set to go down. Trace McSorley, Juwan Johnson and the resilient Nittany Li…

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Sep 24

No. 3 Oklahoma overcomes Baylor 49-41 for 14th straight win (Yahoo Sports)

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield had a bit more respect for Baylor after the game. After being caught on video before the game with some smack talk directed at winless Baylor , Mayfield threw three touchdowns and the third-ranked Sooners overcame t…

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Sep 24

Johnson’s career-best 5 TDs lead No. 15 Auburn past Missouri (Yahoo Sports)

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Kerryon Johnson rushed for a career-high five touchdowns and No. 15 Auburn ended its recent offensive struggles in a 51-14 victory over Missouri on Saturday night.

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Sep 24

No. 11 Georgia blows out No. 17 Mississippi State 31-3 (Yahoo Sports)

With a thoroughly dominating performance and plenty of trickery, the No. 11 Bulldogs re-established their presence in the national conversation with the most impressive victory of Kirby Smart’s two-year coaching tenure. Freshman Jake Fromm threw a pai…

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Sep 24

Anderson’s 3 TDs lead No. 16 TCU past No. 6 Oklahoma St (Yahoo Sports)

TCU felt ignored heading into its matchup with high-powered Oklahoma State. The Horned Frogs can’t be overlooked anymore. Darius Anderson ran for a career-high 160 yards and three touchdowns, and No. 16 TCU upset the sixth-ranked Cowboys 44-31 on Sat…

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Sep 24

O’Korn, defense help No. 8 Michigan rally past Purdue, 28-10 (Yahoo Sports)

No. 8 Michigan lost its starting quarterback. Backup John O’Korn and a rock-solid defense made sure the bigger goals stayed intact. O’Korn led the offense on two time-consuming drives in the second half, Chris Evans ran for two touchdowns and the Wol…

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Sep 24

No. 5 USC pulls away late for 30-20 win over California (Yahoo Sports)

With Sam Darnold and Southern California’s usually potent offense struggling to finish drives, the defense kept getting the ball in good positions for the Trojans. Fifth-ranked USC forced four of its six turnovers in the fourth quarter to set up a tou…

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Sep 24

No. 2 Clemson pulls away in 4th quarter to beat BC 34-7 (Yahoo Sports)

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney looked over the stat sheet and smiled. The second-ranked Tigers ran for five touchdowns, four of them in the fourth quarter, to beat Boston College 34-7 on Saturday. Clemson took control in the final period against the worn…

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Sep 24

Top-ranked Alabama routs Vanderbilt 59-0 to open SEC play (Yahoo Sports)

Alabama coach Nick Saban challenged the top-ranked Crimson Tide to prove they knew how to not only win, but dominate an opponent for a full 60 minutes. Damien Harris ran for a career-high 151 yards and three touchdowns, Bo Scarbrough added two TDs and…

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Sep 24

No. 14 Miami rallies in second half to beat Toledo, 52-30 (Yahoo Sports)

Mark Walton was in tears on the sideline, fearing that his season might be over because of whatever was causing the intense pain in his left ankle. Turns out, a creative tape job from Miami’s head athletic trainer was all Walton needed. Walton turned…

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Sep 23

Statement win: NC State upsets No. 12 Florida State, 27-21 (Yahoo Sports)

North Carolina State finally has a statement win in Dave Doeren’s fifth year as coach. The Wolfpack broke a 10-game losing streak to ranked teams Saturday, defeating No. 12 Florida State 27-21. Now we finished,” Doeren said after his team improved t…

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Sep 23

Texas Tech snaps Houston’s 16-game home winning streak (Yahoo Sports)

For a program that has become known for dynamic quarterback-wide receiver combinations, the next great one may have arrived for Texas Tech. Nic Shimonek and Keke Coutee continued their hot start on Saturday, combining for 161 yards and a 77-yard touch…

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Sep 23

Pass rush helps sluggish Tennessee outlast UMass 17-13 (Yahoo Sports)

Tennessee coach Butch Jones often follows closer-than-expected victories by saying that he never will apologize for a win. ”At the end of the day, it’s all about getting the victory, but (that was) just flat-out unacceptable,” Jones said Saturday af…

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Sep 23

Texas A&M beats Arkansas in overtime again (Yahoo Sports)

Arkansas quarterback Austin Allen (8) is sacked late in the second half of an NCAA college football game by Texas A&M linebacker Otaro Alaka, rear, and defensive lineman Landis Durham, right, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin turned to the leaders of his team in a back-and-forth, potentially frustrating game against Arkansas. ”It was all smiles in the huddle,” Christian Kirk said. Kirk and the rest of the leadership group also made the key plays when Texas A&M needed them in a 50-43 overtime victory at AT&T Stadium on Saturday.

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