Sunday’s Den: Wrapping up a college football Saturday

13) Cincinnati 24, Notre Dame 13:
— 4-0 Bearcats were 2.5-point favorites in this game.
— Cincinnati led 17-0 at halftime.
— This score will put coach Fickell on top of USC’s search list, but with Cincinnati joining the Big X, is USC really a better job?

12) Kentucky 20, Florida 13
— Gators had won 16 games in row in Lexington- their last loss at UK was in 1986.
— Kentucky returned a blocked FG for a TD.

11) Clemson 19, Boston College 13:
— Tigers win, but they continue to struggle on offense.
— Clemson converted only 3-14 third down plays.
— Clemson did run for 231 yards, but completed only 13-28 passes.
— Last three games, Clemson scored only 18 ppg.

10) Stanford 31, Oregon 24 OT:
— Oregon’s OC/play-caller missed game (non-virus illness)
— Cardinal scored TD on last play of regulation to force OT.
— Stanford led 17-7 at halftime.
— Oregon ran for 228 yards, completed only 14-26 passes.

9) Auburn 24, LSU 19:
— LSU led 13-0 with 5:00 left before halftime.
— Auburn outscored LSU 10-0 in 4th quarter.
— Auburn outrushed LSU, 163-32, averaging 5.6 yards/rush.

8) Wake Forest 37, Louisville 34:
— Wake kicked 29-yard FG at 0:00 for the win.
— Louisville tied game on 75-yard pass with 3:01 left.
— Deacons are 5-0; will big $$$ school hire coach Clawson?

7) Upsets of the Week:
— Navy (+15) 34, Central Florida 30
— Temple (+11) 34, Memphis 31
— Middle Tennessee (+11) 34, Marshall 28
— Ball State (+10) 28, Army 16
— Stanford (+8) 31, Oregon 24 OT
— Texas Tech (+7.5) 23, West Virginia 20
— Kentucky (+7.5) 20, Florida 13
— Washington State (+7.5) 21, California 6

6) Nevada 41, Boise State 31:
— Wolf Pack had lost six in row, 16 of last 17 games vs Boise.
— Boise threw 48 passes, ran only 22 times; they were -3 in turnovers.

5) Oregon State 27, Washington 24:
— Beavers beat Washington for first time in ten years.
— OSU was -2.5 in this game; previous six series games, they were a double digit underdog.
— I’m guessing the fanbase in Washington isn’t real happy.

4) Michigan 38, Wisconsin 17:
— Jim Harbaugh is now 1-11 SU at Michigan when an underdog (4-8 ATS)
— 5-0 Wolverines outgained Wisconsin 365-210.
— Badgers are 1-3, scoring 13.3 ppg in their losses.
— Michigan had lost its previous five visits to Madison.
— Wisconsin is 1-3 for first time since 1990.

3) Florida State 33, Syracuse 30:
— Seminoles blew 30-20 lead in 4th quarter, kicked FG at the gun.
— First win of season for FSU; powers-that-be can’t be very happy.

2) Oklahoma 37, Kansas State 31:
— Oklahoma is 5-0: their I-A wins are by 5-7-3-6 points.
— K-State outgained Sooners, 420-393, ran kick back for a TD.
— Only 7 of Oklahoma’s 60 plays came on 3rd down.

1) Arizona State 42, UCLA 23:
— Sun Devils outscored UCLA 18-0 in second half.
— Under Herm Edwards, ASU is 7-2 ATS as road underdogs.
— Game ended at 2am; have to sleep fast, before the NFL games start. 

Author: Armadillo Sports

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