Sunday’s Den: Wrapping up a college football Saturday

13) Oklahoma 40, Tulane 35:
— Sooners led 37-14 at halftime.
— Tulane had ball at midfield near end of game, but went out on downs.
— Green Wave QB Pratt threw for 296 yards, three TD’s.
— This game was originally supposed to be played in New Orleans.
— Tulane hasn’t beaten a top 10 team since 1973. 

12) Mississippi State 35, Louisiana Tech 34:
— Tech led 34-14 in fourth quarter; they missed 46-yard FG on last play.
— MSU QB Rogers threw for 370 yards and game-winning TD with 3:37 left.

11) Georgia 10, Clemson 3:
— Only TD of game was scored by Georgia’s defense.
— Total yardage was 256-180, Georgia. For the whole game.

10) UCLA 38, LSU 27
— UCLA completed only nine passes, but for 260 yards.
— Rushing yardage: 210-48, UCLA
— This was LSU’s 2nd-ever game in California- they played USC in 1984.

9) Alabama 44, Miami 13:
— Crimson Tide is 9-2 ATS in last 11 games as a favorite.
— Alabama outgained the Hurricanes, 501-266.

8) Penn State 16, Wisconsin 10:
— Game was scoreless at halftime.
— Badgers turned ball over three times, were 7-22 on third down.
— Penn State ran ball 18 times for only 50 yards.

7) Iowa 34, Indiana 6:
— Hawkeyes had two pick-6’s in first half; they were up 31-3 at half.

6) Ole Miss coach Lane Kiffin will miss Monday night’s game with Louisville after testing positive for COVID.

5) Why is Nebraska playing Fordham in football?

4) Oregon 31, Fresno State 24:
— Bulldogs led in 4th quarter; Oregon scored last 10 points of game.
— Total yardage was 373-358, Fresno; they were minus-2 in turnovers.

3) Bad losses:
— Montana 13, Washington 7
— East Tennessee State 23, Vanderbilt 3
— Northern Illinois (+19) 22, Georgia Tech 21
— Tex-San Antonio (+4.5) 37, Illinois 30
— Holy Cross 38, UConn 28

2) Narrow escapes:
— Wyoming 19, Montana State 16
— Iowa State 16, Northern Iowa 10
— Oklahoma State 23, Missouri State 16

1) Michigan transfer Ren Helfen threw 10 TD passes for Presbyterian in their 84-43 win over St Andrew’s. His backup also threw two TD’s. Must be nice to be a I-AA team with a QB who played at Michigan. 

Author: Armadillo Sports

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