Here is everything you need to know about Week 7 of the college football season.
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No. 1 Alabama 49, No. 9 Tennessee 10
The No. 1 ranked team in the country put together their most dominant win of the season, going on the road, and beating hated rival Tennessee 49-10. Freshman quarterback Jalen Hurts led the way for the Crimson Tide with three rushing TD's, as Alabama moves to 7-0. They face yet another major showdown next week, when they host No. 6 Texas A&M.
No. 2 Ohio State 30, No. 8 Wisconsin 23 (OT
If Saturday was Ohio State's first, big test, they passed with flying colors in an overtime win against Wisconsin. The Badgers jumped out to an early lead, but Ohio State battled back with 16 fourth quarter points before sealing the victory in overtime. With the victory the Buckeyes are now 6-0, but face another big road test next week, when they travel to Penn State to take on James Franklin's Nittany Lions.
No. 3 Clemson 24, NC State 17 (OT)
In a result no one could have seen coming, the Tigers avoided a major upset, with a close overtime win. NC State actually had a chance to win the game in regulation, but missed a field goal as time expired, and Clemson now moves to 7-0 on the season. Clemson now gets a bye next week, before a major game in two weeks: Against some school named "Florida State."
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No. 4 Michigan (bye)
After a dominant win over Rutgers, and a couple days off celebrating with a big steak and cold glass of milk, Michigan gets to sit back, relax and watch football Saturday. The Wolverines return to the field with what should be an easy game next Saturday against Lovie Smith’s Illinois Fighting Illini.
No. 5 Washington (bye)
The Huskies had lost 12 straight games to Oregon until last Saturday, when they put together an unspeakable 70-21 destruction of the Ducks. The Huskies now have a week off before what should be another dominant win next Saturday against Oregon State.
No. 6 Texas A&M (bye)
The Aggies are coming off one of the most incredible wins of the season last week against Tennessee and now sit at 6-0 in the midst of their bye week. We hope the Aggies are resting this Saturday, because they’ll need it. Next weekend they travel to Tuscaloosa to take on No. 1 Alabama.
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No. 7 Louisville 24, Duke 14 (Friday)
It wasn't pretty and it was by far their lowest offensive output this season, but the Cardinals improved to 5-1 in their first game after their loss at Clemson. Lamar Jackson was 13-of-26 for 181 yards and a TD through the air, and he rushed for 144 yards and another score.
No. 10 Nebraska 27, Indiana 22
It wasn't always pretty for Mike Riley's Huskers, but they improved to 6-0 with a victory over a pesky Indiana club. Running back Terrell Newby led the way with 102 yards rushing; look for Nebraska to be 7-0 when they face Wisconsin two weeks from now.
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No. 11 Baylor 49, Kansas
Coming off a bye, No. 11 ranked Baylor should have dominated Kansas, and did, jumping out to a 42-0 halftime lead, before easing up late. The Bears now get another bye, before facing Texas on October 29th. With the Longhorns, TCU, Oklahoma and West Virginia still on the schedule, Baylor's toughest games are still ahead of them.
No. 22 Arkansas 34, No. 12 Ole Miss 30
A fun, back-and-forth game down to the final minutes, with a Jared Cornelius touchdown with 2:20 to go, and an Arkansas' defensive stand from there. Things won't get easier for either team, with Ole Miss traveling to LSU, while Arkansas visits No. 23 Auburn.
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No. 13 Houston 38, Tulsa 31
In one of the wildest games of the weekend, Houston stopped Tulsa on the one-yard line of the final play of the game, to secure the victory. Even wilder, they got the go-ahead score one possession earlier on a fumble recovery for a touchdown. Tom Herman's club will take the win however they can get it though, as they improve to 6-1 as they now get set to travel to SMU next week.
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No. 14 Florida State 17, Wake Forest 6
The Seminoles have now picked up two straight wins, taking down a pesky Wake Forest team which could have earned bowl eligibility with a win. Florida State now has two weeks off before a major showdown on October 29th, with No. 3 ranked Clemson.
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No. 15 Boise State 28, Colorado State 23
In a wild game, Boise State built a massive lead, only to see Colorado State recovery back-to-back onside kicks, score 20 straight points and nearly win at the end of regulation. Instead, Boise held on to win and improve to 6-0. They face BYU next week.
North Carolina 20, No. 16 Miami 13
After a 4-0 start, the 'Canes have now lost two in a row, falling to North Carolina at home. Miami now faces No. 17 Virginia Tech this coming Thursday, needing a win to stay alive in the ACC Coastal Division race.
Syracuse 31, No. 17 Virginia Tech 17
In one of the more surprising results of the day, Orange quarterback Eric Dungey accounted 417 yards and two touchdowns in the victory. Syracuse is now 3-4, while Virginia Tech suffered their first loss in ACC play. They still control their own destiny in the Coastal Division race, starting with a matchup with Miami next Thursday.
No. 18 Florida 40, Missouri 17
After a surprising (and controversial) off-week, Florida returned to the field, in a dominating win over Missouri. With Tennessee's loss, the Gators now control their own destiny the SEC East race. They get a bye before facing Georgia two weeks from now.
No. 19 Oklahoma 38, Kansas State 17
The Sooners are quietly on a roll, improving to 3-0 in Big 12 play with a dominant, start-to-finish win over Bill Snyder's K-State club. Baker Mayfield led the way with four touchdowns, as the Sooners get set to travel to Texas Tech next weekend.
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No. 20 West Virginia 48, Texas Tech 17
Is any team quietly off to a hotter start than the 5-0 West Virginia Mountaineers? Dana Holgorsen's club picked up the biggest win of their season Saturday, thanks to two rushing touchdowns from both quarterback Skyler Howard and running back Russel Shell. The Mountaineers return to the field next week, when they host TCU.
No. 21 Utah 19, Oregon State 14
The Utes continue to struggle on the road, as just a few weeks after losing at Cal, Utah had to hold on for a narrow victory over the hapless Oregon State Beavers. The Utes need to figure out their road woes, and quick: They face UCLA at the Rose Bowl next week.
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No. 23 Auburn (bye)
It’s funny how college football works. After Auburn limped to a 1-2 start, it seemed like everyone in America was ready to write-off Gus Malzahn (well, except for one writer). But as it turns out, the Tigers' two losses were to two really good teams (Clemson and Texas A&M) and Malzahn’s club is rolling into a bye week at 4-2. We will find out for sure if this team is real next week when they face No. 22 Arkansas.
No. 24 Western Michigan 41, Akron 0
While all the focus is on Tom Herman and the Houston Cougars, Western Michigan may have proven that they're college football's best Group of Five team, with another dominating win, this time over Akron. P.J. Fleck's club is 7-0, but will have a tough game next week, when they face 5-2 Eastern Michigan.
No. 25 Navy at East Carolina (postponed)
Navy was supposed to play East Carolina on Thursday, but the game has been moved to Nov. 19 due to damage inflicted on the Carolinas by Hurricane Matthew. Navy returns to the field next Saturday when they host Memphis in Annapolis.