The Crimson Tide fell behind early and looked like they could lose again to Ole Miss, before staging a stunning rally and winning in Oxford. The Crimson Tide should cruise next week against Kent State, before returning to SEC play against Kentucky in two weeks.
No. 10 Louisville 63, No. 2 Florida State 20
Lamar Jackson ran for four TDs and threw another as the Cardinals put up 530 yards of offense and shocked the Seminoles. Jackson finished with 216 passing yards and 146 rushing yards.
No. 3 Ohio State 45, No. 14 Oklahoma 24
Urban Meyer once again proved that he is one of the two or three best coaches in the game, as his young Buckeyes went to Norman and rolled out with a dominant win. Ohio State improved to 3-0 behind a four touchdown performance from J.T. Barrett. With Rutgers and Indiana in the coming weeks, the Buckeyes should cruise into a matchup against Wisconsin on October 15th at 5-0.
No. 4 Michigan 45, Colorado 28
It wasn't always pretty for Jim Harbaugh's club but they did enough to pick up the win, and improve to 4-0. Three different players scored a rushing touchdown, while Jabrill Peppers added one in the return game, as the Wolverines now get set to open Big Ten play against Penn State next week.
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No. 5 Clemson 59, South Carolina State 0
Things were so out of hand by halftime -- Clemson led 45-0 -- that the teams played 12-minute quarters in the second half. Tigers QB Deshaun Watson completed 12 of his 15 pass attempts for 152 yards and three TDs.
No. 6 Houston 40, Cincinnati 16
Don’t be fooled by the final score; the Cougars put up 28 fourth-quarter points to make a close game look lopsided at the end. But while it was a poor performance overall, some credit does need to go to the Cougars here. On the road, with a banged up quarterback and playing their third game in 12 days, you’ve got to take the wins wherever you can get them.
No. 7 Stanford 27, USC 10
Christian McCaffrey had over 230 yards of total offense for the Cardinal in a game that was never really close. USC has a ton of work to do to challenge the Pac-12 elite.
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No. 8 Washington 41, Portland State 3
The Huskies crushed Portland State behind four touchdowns from QB Jake Browning. They're 3-0 and we haven't learned much about them yet. UW visits Arizona next week before hosting Stanford in a game that could decide the Pac-12 North.
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No. 9 Wisconsin 23, Georgia State 17
It wasn't always pretty for the Badgers, but they picked up the win to improve 3-0 on the season. Now, to the tough part: They open up Big Ten play with games against Michigan State, Michigan and Ohio State in the next four weeks.
Cal 50, No. 11 Texas 43
A fun game ended in controversy when a Cal player dropped the ball on the one-yard line while running into the end zone for a touchdown with under two minutes to play. However the whistle was blown, allowing the Golden Bears to avoid the blunder and escape with a major win. Texas is off this week, while Cal will open Pac-12 play against Arizona State on Saturday.
No. 12 Michigan State 36, No. 18 Notre Dame 28
The Spartans went into South Bend as an underdog and dominated Notre Dame for the vast majority of the game. Michigan State had 100 more yards of total offense than ND and controlled the clock for almost 16 more minutes. As usual, it's another year with the Spartans being overlooked.
North Dakota State 23, No. 13 Iowa 21
The five-time defending FCS champs now have a five-game winning streak against FBS teams after their upset of the Hawkeyes. Cam Pederson kicked a 37-yard field goal as time expired -- just a few minutes after the Bisons failed on a two-point conversion after a TD brought them to within 21-20.
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No. 15 Tennessee 28, Ohio 19
The Volunteers again struggled despite being a heavy favorite, outscoring the Bobcats 14-7 after halftime. Joshua Dobbs had a pair of TD passes and ran for another score, but Tennessee lost cornerback Cam Sutton and linebacker Jalen Reeves-Maybin to injuries.
No. 16 Georgia 28, Missouri 27
Mizzou was on the cusp of notching a huge SEC win at home over Georgia but let the Bulldogs convert on fourth-and-10 for a go-ahead TD with less than 90 seconds remaining and then fumbled a catch on the ensuing drive to get into field goal range.
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No. 17 Texas A&M 29, Auburn 16
In a crucial SEC West game, the Aggies went on the road and beat Auburn behind 289 yards of total offense from QB Trevor Knight and 127 yards on the ground from Trayveon Williams.
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No. 20 LSU 23, Mississippi State 20
Things got a bit scary near the end of the game, but LSU held on to notch a conference win at home. Leonard Fournette ran for 147 yards and two TDs, while QB Danny Etling is finally a reason for LSU fans to have a little bit of hope in the offense.
No. 21 Baylor 38, Rice 10 (Friday night)
After a scoreless first quarter, the Bears took a 21-10 lead into halftime and shut out the Owls in the second half.
Baylor QB Seth Russell threw for 337 yards and three TDs, and KD Cannon caught nine passes for 213 yards and two scores as the Bears improved to 3-0.
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Nebraska 34, No. 22 Oregon 32
The Cornhuskers stormed back to stun the No. 22 ranked Ducks, scoring the go-ahead touchdown with under three minutes to go. Nebraska now hits the road to face Northwestern in their Big Ten opener next week.
No. 23 Florida 30, North Texas 0
The Gators cruised to their third straight win of the season, with rushing touchdowns by four different players.
No. 24 Arkansas 42, Texas State 3
After a huge win on the road at TCU in Week 2, Arkansas came home and crushed Texas State. Now the Hogs get ready to welcome Texas A&M next week.
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No. 25 Miami 45, Appalachian State 10
The Mountaineers, who nearly upset Tennessee in Week 1, were no match for the Hurricanes, who scored on their first four possessions to build a 24-0 lead. Miami QB Brad Kaaya threw for 368 yards and three TDs, and Mark Walton rushed for 130 yards and two scores.