|College Football Today (Oct. 20, 2007)|
-John Parker Wilson, and DJ Hall, Alabama. Wilson passed for a career-high 363 yards and three touchdowns, and Hall had a school-record 13 catches for 185 yards and two touchdowns in a 41-17 victory over Tennessee.
-Tyler Roehl, North Dakota State, ran for a school-record 263 yards and a touchdown to lead the Bison to a 27-21 victory over Minnesota.
-P.J. Hill, Wisconsin, ran for 184 yards and two touchdowns in a 44-3 victory over Northern Illinois.
-Cullen Harper, Clemson, completed 20 of 22 passes for 273 yards and matched a school record with five touchdown passes in a 70-14 rout of Central Michigan.
-Luke Lippincott, Nevada, ran for 241 yards and two touchdowns to help lead the Wolf Pack past Utah State, 31-28.
-Tim Tebow, Florida, threw for a career-high four touchdowns to lead the Gators to a 45-37 victory over No. 8 Kentucky.
Vanderbilt's Mackenzi Adams threw two touchdown passes, and D.J. Moore had two key interceptions to help the Commodores upset No. 6 South Carolina 17-6. The Commodores hadn't beaten a team ranked this highly since topping No. 6 LSU 7-6 in 1937.
Tim Tebow threw for a career-high four touchdowns and No. 14 Florida rebounded from back-to-back losses with a 45-37 victory over No. 8 Kentucky. It was the Gators' 21st straight win against the Wildcats. Kentucky hasn't beaten Florida since 1986, the third-longest current streak in the nation between major opponents who have played every year without interruption.
UCLA's Alterraun Verner intercepted Nate Longshore's pass and sprinted 76 yards to the end zone with 1:33 remaining to seal the Bruins' 30-21 victory over No. 10 California. ... John Parker Wilson passed for a career-high 363 yards and three touchdowns, DJ Hall had a school-record 13 catches for 185 yards and Alabama rolled to a 41-17 victory over No. 20 Tennessee.
Mark Sanchez threw four touchdown passes and No. 13 USC beat Notre Dame 38-0, the largest margin of victory for the Trojans' in the 79-game history of the storied rivalry. The Irish also lost 38-0 to Michigan earlier this season. The two 38-point losses are tied for the eighth worst losses in Notre Dame history. The loss ensures Notre Dame its 13th losing season since it started playing football in 1887, and its fourth losing season since 1999. It also is the fourth straight home loss, tying a school record.
Ohio State built a comfortable lead and then gave up two touchdowns off turnovers late in the third quarter, and the No. 1 Buckeyes slipped past Michigan State, 24-17. ... Chris Brown ran for two second-half touchdowns and No. 4 Oklahoma survived a major scare from Iowa State, beating the Cyclones 17-7. The Sooners had just 109 yards of total offense by the break and trailed at halftime for the first time since they lost the Fiesta Bowl to Boise State in January.
Rashaun Grant ran for 119 yards and a touchdown in place of injured star Tashard Choice and Georgia Tech beat Army 34-10. Choice hurt his right knee late in the first quarter. The senior, in obvious pain, was helped off the field and then wheeled to the locker room. Grant, also a senior, posted his first 100-yard game since his freshman season. ... Backup tailback Jimmy Jackson had 59 yards and three touchdowns on 12 carries for Missouri, filling in for Tony Temple, sidelined a second straight game by a sprained ankle. The Tigers beat No. 22 Texas Tech 41-10.
Grand Valley State won its 35th straight game to set an Division II record, beating Northwood 51-20. The last time the Lakers' lost was Nov. 27, 2004, at North Dakota in the NCAA playoffs. ... USC beat Notre Dame 38-0. It was the Trojans sixth straight over the Irish, the longest streak for USC against Notre Dame.
Vanderbilt upset No. 6 South Carolina 17-6, ending Steve Spurrier's unblemished record against the school. Spurrier came into the game 14-0 against the Commodores.
Jamar Brittingham became Bloomsburg's career rushing leader, running for 257 yards and four touchdowns in a 42-28 victory over Millersville. Brittingham moved past Irv Sigler (5,034 yards) in the first quarter and pushed his total to 5,219 with his 10th career 200-yard game. Brittingham, who holds 23 school or conference records, moved within 428 yards of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference rushing record of 5,647 held by California, Pa.'s Wesley Cates.
Kentucky's Andre Woodson threw for 415 yards and five TDs in the Wildcats' 45-37 loss to Florida. ... Brown's Michael Dougherty went 32-of-55 for 359 yards and three touchdowns in a 38-31 overtime loss to Cornell. ... Samford's Chris Evans ran for 212 yards in a 28-25 loss to Austin Peay.
``I could have driven my car through the holes I was given.'' - Texas A&M's Jorvorskie Lane after rushing for 130 yards and four touchdowns in the Aggies' 36-14 victory at Nebraska.