Darrynton Evans
Saturday's best
Darrynton Evans

Saturday's best

Published Dec. 8, 2019 12:57 a.m. ET


Joe Burrow, LSU, threw for 349 yards and four TDs to finish off what seems like his Heisman Trophy coronation as the No. 1 Tigers locked up a spot in the College Football Playoff for the first time, dominating No. 4 Georgia 37-10 in the Southeastern Conference championship game.

J.K. Dobbins, Ohio State, ran for 172 yards and a score and then No. 2 Buckeyes sealed their first playoff trip in three years by shutting out No. 10 Wisconsin in the second half in a 34-21 victory in the Big Ten championship game.

Trevor Lawrence, Clemson, threw four touchdown passes, three to Tee Higgins, and the defending national champions dismantled No. 22 Virginia 62-17 for a fifth consecutive Atlantic Coast Conference title.


Samori Toure, Montana, broke the FCS playoff single-game record with 303 receiving yards on 12 catches in the Grizzlies’ 73-28 rout of Southeast Louisiana in a second-round playoff game.

Antonio Gibson, Memphis, caught a 6-yard TD pass from Brady White with 1:14 left and ran for 130 yards, helping the No. 16 Tigers defeat No. 21 Cincinnati 29-24 in the American Athletic Conference championship game.

James Robinson, Illinois State, rushed for 210 yards and two TDs as the Redbirds knocked off eighth-seeded Central Arkansas 24-14 in the second round of the FCS playoffs.

Darrynton Evans, Appalachian State, scored three TDs and the 20th-ranked Mountaineers won their fourth straight Sun Belt championship overall with a 45-38 victory over Louisiana-Lafayette.

Tucker Rovig, Montana State, passed for 279 yards and three TDs in leading the Bobcats to a second-round FCS playoff victory over Albany 47-21.

Ben DiNucci, James Madison, accounted for 339 yards and four TDs in a 66-21 victory over Monmouth in the second round of the FCS playoffs.


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