Sunday’s Den: Wrapping up a college football Saturday

13) Michigan 48, Rutgers 42 OT:
— Both teams missed field goals in first OT, scored TD’s in 2nd OT.
— Rutgers led this game 17-0 with 4:00 left before halftime.
— Scarlet Knights scored TD with 0:27 left, tied game with QB scramble for 2 points.
— Soph QB McNamara came off Michigan’s bench, was 27-36/260 passing, with four TD’s. 

12) Georgia 31, Mississippi State 24:
— USC Daniels threw for 401 yards, four TD’s in his first Georgia start.
— Miss State had only 49 scholarship players; a team has right not to play if they have fewer than 53 kids available, but MSU played, and played well.
— There were 737 passing yards in this game, only 30 rushing yards. 

11) Ohio State 42, Indiana 35:
— Buckeyes led 35-7 early in 3rd quarter, hung on for dear life.
— Hoosiers got within 42-35 with 10:26 left; there was no scoring after that.
— Indiana QB Penix threw for 491 yards, five TD’s in a losing cause.
— Rushing yardage: Ohio State 307, Indiana minus-1.

10) Texas State 47, Arkansas State 45:
— Bobcats scored on a 6-yard TD run with 0:34 left for the win.
— Ark State outscored Texas State, 654-505
— Bobcat QB McBride threw for 443 yards, five TD’s.
— ASU had two QB’s throw for 200+ yards each. 

9) NC State 15, Liberty 14:
— Liberty loses for first time in nine games.
— Wolfpack scored game-winning TD with 6:53 left.
— Flames had potential game-winning FG blocked with 1:08 left. 

8) Nevada 26, San Diego State 21:
— Nevada, Liberty, Coastal Carolina are a combined 21-1.
— Penn State, Florida State, Michigan are a combined 2-14. 

7) Upsets of the Day:
— Illinois (+14.5) 41, Nebraska 23
— Middle Tennessee (+11.5) 20, Troy State 17
— Northwestern (+7.5) 17, Wisconsin
— Pitt (+3.5) 47, Virginia Tech 14 

6) Northwestern 17, Wisconsin 7:
— Total yardage: 239-230, Northwestern. Yikes.
— 5-0 Wildcats are Big 14’s only unbeaten, other than Ohio State. 

5) Oregon State 31, California 27:
— Beavers scored winning TD with 4:30 left.
— OSU scored on a 75-yard on the first play of the game.
— Cal outgained OSU 439-360, converted 9-19 on 3rd down. 

4) LSU 27, Arkansas 24:
— LSU scored on a 13-yard pass with 3:59 left for the winning TD.
— Tigers converted 12-23 third down plays, Arkansas 0-10. 

3) Coastal Carolina 34, Appalachian State 23:
— Chanticleers scored two TD’s in last 2:24 for the win/unlikely cover
— Coastal scored on a 38-yard pick-6 with 1:20 left to cover the number.
— Penalties: App State 8-51 , Coastal 1-5

2) Oregon 38, UCLA 35:
— Both teams scored a defensive TD.
— UCLA outgained the Ducks, 462-422, with their backup QB playing.
— Bruins turned ball over four times (-3). 

  1. Cincinnati 36, Central Florida 33:
    — Bearcats remain unbeaten; can they make the playoff?
    — UCF led this game 14-3 after the first quarter.
    — Cincy outgained UCF, 482-359.
    — Knights converted 11-19 on third down.

Author: Armadillo Sports

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