AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREStriving toward a more perfect me: Doug McIntyre But his interceptions were costly. Ryan was picked off once in the first quarter inside the Seminoles 10. He also threw an interception early in the third that allowed Florida State to move into position for a 40-yard field goal that made it 10-0. No. 1 Ohio State 38, Wisconsin 17: This time, Wisconsin didn’t have Ohio State’s number. The Buckeyes’ defense limited the Badgers to 12 yards rushing on 37 attempts, and Chris Wells (21-169) ran for three second-half scores as Ohio State overcame a third-quarter deficit and pounded the Badgers at home. Vernon Gholston had four sacks and linebacker James Laurinaitis 19 tackles for Ohio State (10-0, 6-0 Big Ten). The win ended a three-game losing streak against Wisconsin (7-3, 3-3) at Ohio Stadium. No. 5 Oklahoma 42, Texas A&M 14: Sophomore tight end Jermaine Gresham matched a school record by catching four of Sam Bradford’s five touchdown passes, and Oklahoma (8-1, 5-1) took sole possession of first place in the Big 12 South by pounding Texas A&M (6-4, 3-3) at home. Bradford (21-30, 284) tied the school record for touchdown passes set by 2000 Heisman Trophy runner-up Josh Heupel and matched three times by 2004 Heisman Trophy winner Jason White. No. 8 Kansas 76, Nebraska 39: Dominating the once-mighty Huskers like never before, Todd Reesing threw a school-record six touchdown passes and Kansas battered Nebraska at home to keep its national championship hopes alive. Kansas (9-0, 5-0 Big 12) scored touchdowns on 10 straight possessions and rolled up the most points ever scored against the Huskers in their 117-year football history. Reesing was 30-for-41 for 354 yards, and his 23 touchdown passes also set a school single-season record. Brandon McAnderson (119 yards) tied a school record with four rushing TDs. With its first five-game losing streak since 1958, Nebraska dropped to 4-6, 1-5 in the fourth season of embattled Coach Bill Callahan. No. 9 Missouri 55, Colorado 10: Tight end Chase Coffman caught three of Chase Daniel’s five touchdown passes in Missouri’s rout at Colorado. Jeremy Maclin gained 187 all-purpose yards to break the single-season school record and Missouri (8-1, 4-1) stayed right behind Big 12 North leader Kansas. Coffman’s three TDs gave him 19 for his career, surpassing the school record of 18 set by wide receiver Justin Gage. From news services Geno Hayes returned Matt Ryan’s third interception 38 yards for touchdown with 1:10 left Saturday night to help Florida State defeat No. 2 Boston College, 27-17, ending the Eagles’ run at an unbeaten season and shaking up the BCS standings yet again. With the loss by BC (8-1, 4-1 Atlantic Coast Conference), there are three unbeaten teams left in the nation – Ohio State, Kansas and Hawaii – and a handful of one-loss teams who can argue for a spot in the Bowl Championship Series title game. Drew Weatherford completed 29 of 45 passes for 354 yards for Florida State (6-3, 3-3), hitting Preston Parker nine times for 93 yards and a touchdown and De’Cody Fagg on six catches for 111 yards and a TD. Ryan finished 25-for-53 for two touchdowns and 415 yards – his fourth career 400-yard game, tying Doug Flutie for the most in school history. No. 10 Georgia 44, Troy 34: Knowshon Moreno ran for 196 yards and three touchdowns and became the first Georgia freshman since Herschel Walker to top 1,000 yards rushing to lead the Bulldogs at home. Georgia (7-2) lost fumbles on its first two possessions, but Moreno ran for three scores for the second week in a row. His 80-yard first-quarter TD was Georgia’s longest in 10 years. Troy is 6-3. No. 14 Texas 38, Oklahoma State 35: Ryan Bailey kicked a 40-yard field goal as time expired to lift the Longhorns (8-2, 4-2 Big 12) and cap another comeback at Oklahoma St. Jamaal Charles scored two of his three TDs in the fourth quarter as Texas outscored Oklahoma State, 24-0, in the final 15 minutes. Oklahoma State fell to 5-4, 3-2. Colt McCoy finished 20-of-27 for 282 yards. No. 15 Michigan 28, Michigan St. 24: Chad Henne’s 31-yard touchdown pass to Mario Manningham with 2:28 left lifted Michigan (8-2, 6-0 Big Ten) to its eighth straight win. The Spartans (5-5, 1-5) overcame an 11-point deficit at halftime to lead by 10 midway through the final quarter. No. 16 Connecticut 38, Rutgers 19: Donald Brown ran for 154 yards and a touchdown to lead UConn, giving the Huskies an 8-1 record for the first time in the program’s 109-year history. Brown carried the ball 24 times, 22 in the second half when UConn (8-1, 4-0 Big East) controlled the clock at home. The Huskies’ special teams accounted for nine points, with a safety and a 97-yard kickoff return by Tyvon Branch. Jeremy Ito had four field goals for Rutgers (5-4, 1-3). No. 18 Florida 49, Vanderbilt 22: Tim Tebow threw for 281 yards and accounted for five touchdowns, Percy Harvin became the first player in school history with 100 yards rushing and receiving in the same game, and the Gators (6-3, 4-3 SEC) rebounded from their third loss in four outings. Vandy fell to 5-4, 2-4. No. 19 Auburn 35, Tennessee Tech 3: Brandon Cox completed his first seven passes, leading Auburn to three early touchdowns before leaving the game in the second quarter in the one-sided nonconference game. Cox completed 9 of 11 passes for 167 yards and a touchdown for Auburn (7-3). Cincinnati 38, No. 20 USF 33: South Florida’s rapid plunge continued with the Bulls’ third straight loss in Tampa, Fla. Antwuan Giddens scored on a 63-yard reception and recovered a blocked punt in the end zone for a second TD, helping the Bearcats (7-2, 2-2) end a two-game losing streak. Cincy forced eight turnovers, four of them interceptions by Matt Grothe, who threw for 375 yards for USF (6-3, 1-3). No. 21 Boise St. 42, San Jose St. 7: Taylor Tharp threw three touchdown passes, two to Austin Pettis, to lead host Boise State to its seventh straight win. Boise State (8-1, 5-0 WAC) beat the Spartans (3-5, 2-3) for the eighth straight time, building a 434-198 edge in total yards. Virginia 17, No. 21 Wake Forest 16: Mikell Simpson ran 1 yard for a touchdown with 2:18 to play to lift the Cavaliers (8-2, 5-1 ACC) to their third one-point victory in four games. Virginia moved into first place in the Coastal Division, while Wake Forest (6-3, 4-2) lost for the first time in seven games. No. 24 Tennessee 59, Louisiana-Lafayette 7: Antonio Reynolds scored on a 70-yard interception return and Antonio Wardlow scored on a 20-yard blocked punt return for the Vols (6-3). Arian Foster finished with 100 yards on 20 carries, propelling him past 2,000. Arkansas 48, No. 23 South Carolina 36: Darren McFadden ran for an SEC-record 323 yards, boosting his Heisman Trophy hopes with a breathtaking performance against visiting South Carolina. Felix Jones rushed for 163 yards and three TDs for the Razorbacks. Arkansas rushed for 541 yards. McFadden broke the SEC record of 321 yards set by Vanderbilt’s Frank Mordica in 1978. No. 25 Clemson 47, Duke 10: Cullen Harper threw two touchdowns and ran for another, to lead Clemson (7-2-,. 4-2 ACC) at Duke (1-8, 0-6). C.J. Spiller returned a kickoff 84 yards for a touchdown and James Davis had a career-long 70-yard scoring run.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. 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