Saturday’s best

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              Wisconsin's Jonathan Taylor runs over New Mexico's Michael Sewell Jr. during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in Madison, Wis. Wisconsin won 45-14. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
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STARS

Jonathan Taylor, Wisconsin, ran for a career-high 253 yards and three TDs to help the No. 5 Badgers beat New Mexico 45-14.

—Jordan Ta’amu Mississippi, threw for 448 yards and five TDs and the Rebels survived an upset scare by beating Southern Illinois 76-41.

Kyler Murray, Oklahoma, passed for three TDs and ran for two, helping the No. 6 Sooners defeat UCLA 49-21.

—D’Eriq King, Houston, threw for four TDs and rushed for two more as the Cougars beat Arizona 45-18.

Brett Rypien, Boise State, threw for 362 yards and three TDs in little more than a half, and the No. 20 Broncos routed UConn 62-7.

Eric Dungey, Syracuse, tied a school record with five TD passes in a 62-10 rout of Wagner.

Will Grier, West Virginia, threw for 332 yards and four TDs to lead the No. 14 Mountaineers to a 52-17 victory over Youngstown State.

Jermar Jefferson, Oregon State, rushed for 238 yards and four TDs to help the Beavers beat Southern Utah 48-25.

Stevie Scott, Indiana, ran for 204 yards and a touchdown in a 20-16 win over Virginia.

Greg Dortch, Wake Forest, returned two punts for TDs and caught a scoring pass to help the Demon Deacons beat FCS Towson 51-20.

Justin Herbert, Oregon, threw for 250 yards and four TDs before heading to the bench in the third quarter, and the No. 23 Ducks routed Portland State 62-14.

Taryn Christion, South Dakota State, passed for four TDs and ran for another to help the Jackrabbits beat Montana State 45-14.

—Akevious Williams, Bethune-Cookman, accounted for five TDs as the Wildcats set a school record for points in a 79-16 victory over Virginia University of Lynchburg.

Chris Robison, FAU, threw for a school-record 471 yards and three TDs in a 43-27 win over Air Force.