Spartans guard Donavon Clark (76) gets a nose bleed
Sep 8, 2012; Mt. Pleasant, MI, USA; Michigan State Spartans guard Donavon Clark (76) gets a nose bleed prior to the game against the Central Michigan Chippewas at Kelly/Shorts Stadium.
UCLA and No. 16 Nebraska battle at the Rose Bowl on Saturday. The Bruins pulled off the upset 36-30 to improve to 2-0.
Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah (8) is tackled by UCLA linebacker Jordan Zumwalt (35) during the Bruins' six-point win on Saturday. Abdullah finished with 119 rushing yards on 16 carries in the loss for the 16th-ranked Cornhuskers.
Tailback Johnathan Franklin (23) celebrates UCLA's 36-30 win over 16th-ranked Nebraska at the Rose Bowl on Saturday. Franklin finished with 217 rushing yards on 26 carries.
Not-so friendly hosts
UCLA wideout Damien Thigpen (25) stiff arms Nebraska cornerback Ciante Evans during the second half of UCLA's 36-30 upset victory on Saturday.
3 on the board
Arizona's John Bonano (15) kicks a 25-yard field goal as the Wildcats upset the 18th-ranked Oklahoma State Cowboys 59-38 at Arizona Stadium on Saturday.
Arizona quarterback Matt Scott (10) throws to wide receiver Austin Hill (29) during the Wildcats' surprise win over No. 18 Oklahoma State. Scott threw for 320 yards and two TDs and rushed for 55 yards and a score.
Punch it in
Arizona State tailback Cameron Marshall (center) dives through the Illinois defense for a 1-yard score in the first quarter at Sun Devil Stadium on Saturday. Marshall finished with 52 yards and just this one score, but his Sun Devils prevailed 45-14.
The Fighting Illini's Michael Buchanan takes a drink during Illinois' 45-14 loss at Arizona State on Saturday.
V for Victory ...
... and Virginia, as tight end Jake McGee pulls in the winning touchdown with 1:28 remaining in a 17-16 win over visiting Penn State in Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday. The pass was a 6-yarder from quarterback Michael Rocco.
Virginia's Khalek Shepherd (23) is tackled by Penn State linebacker Michael Mauti during the second half of the Cavaliers' one-point victory on Saturday.
Penn State kicker Sam Ficken (97) walks off the field after the Lions' one-point loss. Ficken missed a field-goal attempt in the final seconds — his fourth miss of the afternoon.
Chase is on
TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin runs away from the Grambling State defense for a 34-yard touchdown in the second half at Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas, on Saturday. The 20th-ranked Horned Frogs won 56-0.
TCU tailback B.J. Catalon avoids Grambling State linebacker Jacarde Carter during the Horned Frogs' 56-0 victory on Saturday. It was TCU coach Gary Patterson's 110th career win, one more than Dutch Meyer, who led the Frogs to their only AP national championship in 1938.
LSU running back Michael Ford runs for 48 yards on 10 carries in a 41-3 win over Washington at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, La., on Saturday. The third-ranked Tigers improved to 2-0, while the Huskies dropped to 1-1.
LSU defensive tackle Ego Ferguson attempts to knock down a pass by Washington quarterback Keith Price during the first half at Tiger Stadium.
Hug it out
Florida State quarterback EJ Manuel (right) celebrates with teammate Greg Dent (15) after a touchdown during the sixth-ranked Seminoles' 55-0 victory over Savannah State at Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee, Fla., on Saturday. The game was called with 8:59 remaining in the third quarter because of inclement weather.
Here you go
Savannah State quarterback Antonio Bostick (13) hands the ball off to running back Sheldon Barnes (21) during their 55-0 loss to Florida State on Saturday.
UCLA running back Steven Manfro (center) celebrates a 49-yard TD catch against No. 16 Nebraska at the Rose Bowl on Saturday. The Bruins won 36-30 and improved to 2-0 under coach Jim Mora.
A UCLA defender attempts to break up a pass in the first half to Nebraska running back Braylon Heard on Saturday. The Huskers didn't convert a third down until the first play of the fourth quarter and fell to 1-1.
Missouri quarterback James Franklin (1) is brought down by Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones (29) and safety Connor Norman (11) during the second quarter at Faurot Field in Columbia, Mo., on Saturday. The seventh-ranked Bulldogs prevailed 41-20 as the Tigers fell in their first SEC game.
Missouri quarterback James Franklin carries the pigskin in the school's first SEC contest. Franklin finished with 25 rushing yards, along with 269 passing yards and two TD tosses, but it wasn't enough against visiting Georgia.
Blanked in Austin
New Mexico quarterback B.R. Holbrook has time to pass against No. 17 Texas at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on Saturday. However, Holbrook and the Lobos fail to find the end zone in a 45-0 loss.
Outta my way!
Texas wide receiver Daje Johnson (27) tries to avoid New Mexico safety Matt Raymer during the Longhorns' 45-0 victory on Saturday. Texas improved to 2-0, while New Mexico fell to 1-1.
Battle of Northern Indiana
Purdue quarterback Caleb TerBush is pressured by Notre Dame nose guard Louis Nix in the third quarter at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind., on Saturday. The 22nd-ranked Irish prevailed 20-17, improving to 2-0. The Boilermakers fell to 1-1.
Notre Dame's Louis Nix (center) sacks Purdue quarterback Robert Marve as Boilermakers offensive guard Peters Drey (left) fails to contain the Irish nose guard on Saturday.
Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson runs past Air Force defensive back Brian Lindsay for a 79-yard touchdown during the first quarter at Michigan Stadium on Saturday. Robinson ran for 218 yards and two TDs and passed for 208 and two scores in a 31-25 win for the 19th-ranked Wolverines.
Ohio State mascot Brutus Buckeye celebrates a touchdown run by quarterback Braxton Miller (5) during a 31-16 victory over visiting Central Florida. Miller rushed for 141 yards and three TDs on 27 carries and completed 18 of 24 passes for 155 yards and a score for the 14th-ranked Bucks.
Kansas State wide receiver Tyler Lockett (16) breaks loose from Miami Hurricanes linebacker Tyrone Cornileus (31) during a 52-13 Wildcat win at Bill Snyder Family Stadium on Saturday. Lockett finished with three receptions for 59 yards as No. 21 KSU improved to 2-0.
Wideout Rashawn Scott and the Miami Hurricanes are crushed 52-13 on their trip to Manhattan, Kan. Scott finished with four catches for 39 yards in the loss to K-State.
Knight in waiting
Central Florida defensive lineman Troy Davis (58) waits to tackle Ohio State fullback Zach Boren (center) at Ohio Stadium on Saturday. Boren ran for 16 yards on seven carries in OSU's 31-16 win. The Buckeyes improved to 2-0, while the Knights fell to 1-1.
Syracuse Orange wide receiver Marcus Sales prepares to make a catch against the USC Trojans during the second quarter at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ, on Saturday. The second-ranked Trojans claimed a 42-29 victory.
Hang on tight
USC safety T.J. McDonald (7) goes for a ride as he attempts to tackle Syracuse quarterback Ryan Nassib in the second quarter at MetLife Stadium.
Where you going?
Syracuse safety Ritchy Desir (6) grabs the face mask of USC receiver Marqise Lee during the first quarter at MetLife Stadium.
Penn State running back Derek Day (24) breaks a tackle by Virginia's Sammy MacFarlane during the first half in Charlottesville, Va. The Cavaliers squeaked out a 17-16 victory over the Nittany Lions, who fell to 0-2.
Are you ready?!
The Aggies prepare for their game against the Gators at Kyle Field on Saturday.
South Carolina quarterback Dylan Thompson (17) and and tailback Mike Davis take the field prior to their game against East Carolina in Columbia, S.C. on Saturday.
Washington State coach Mike Leach takes a moment before the Cougars' game vs. Eastern Washington in Pullman, Wash.
South Carolina receiver DeAngelo Smith (6) and quarterback Dylan Thompson (17) celebrate a Smith touchdown reception against East Carolina in the first half at Williams-Brice Stadium on Saturday.
Hang on to the ball
Connecticut's Michael Osiecki is tackled by North Carolina State's Ricky Dowdy in East Hartford, Conn. on Saturday.
I got ya
Ohio State's Bri'onte Dunn tries to escape the grasp of Central Florida's Kemal Ishmael.
Ohio State's Braxton Miller breaks away on his way to a touchdown during the first quarter in Columbus, Ohio.
Ready for action
Kansas State players line up against the Hurricanes.
Ball State cornerback Jeffery Garrett (24) breaks up a pass intended for Clemson receiver DeAndre Hopkins (6) during the first quarter at Memorial Stadium on Saturday.
Watch me leave
Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein (7) gets away from Miami defensive back Kacy Rodgers II (22) during the first half on Saturday.
Coming for ya!
Miami linebacker Gabriel Terry (58) looks to make a play during the first half against Kansas State at Bill Snyder Family Stadium.
Ohio State coach Urban Meyer watches his team warm up before their game vs. UCF at Ohio Stadium.
Chuck and duck
Utah State quarterback Chuckie Keeton carries with Utah defenders in pursuit during the first quarter on Friday. Utah State scored a 27-20 victory in overtime.
Utah quarterback Jordan Wynn takes a hit from Utah State cornerback Will Davis during the second quarter.
It's a contact sport
Utah quarterback Jordan Wynn is attended to after a hit by Utah State during the second quarter on Friday.
Utah State Aggies running back Kerwynn Williams is wrapped up from behind by Utah Utes linebacker Lt Filiaga during the first half.
Utah State Aggies quarterback Chuckie Keeton avoids the tackle of Utah Utes defensive back Eric Rowe during the first half.
Protect the pass
Cincinnati QB Munchie Legaux has plenty of time to pass against visiting Pitt as his linemen take one for the team in a 34-10 win on Thursday night. Legaux completed 14-of-28 passes for 205 yards and ran for a game-high 117 yards as the Bearcats won for the fourth time in the last five games of the Ohio River rivalry.
Cincinnati RB Ralph Abernathy is on the move as Pitt's Shane Gordon tries to catch up. Abernathy finished with two TD catches and 71 yards on four receptions, while running for 20 yards on five carries.
Pittsburgh RB Rushel Shell attempts to break away from the grip of Cincinnati LB Nick Temple. Shell ran for 31 yards on eight carries, while the Panthers fell to 0-2 on the season.
Coach Butch Jones talks with running back George Winn during Cincinnati's season opener. Winn ran for 95 yards on 11 carries and two TDs — one a 58-yarder on UC's first play.
Pitt WR Devin Street reaches for a pass while being covered by Cincinnati's Camerron Cheatham. Street caught five passes for 54 yards in the loss.
Down he goes
Cincinnati's Walter Stewart mows over Pittsburgh QB Tino Sunseri for a sack in the second half. Sunseri and the Panthers were kept out of the end zone until a late 9-yard TD pass with 34 seconds remaining.