Sunday’s Den: Wrapping up a sports Saturday

13) Oregon 35, Ohio State 28:
— Ducks ran ball for 269 yards, pulled a big upset. 

12) Stanford 42, USC 28:
— USC’s kicker was tossed for targeting on the opening kickoff.
— RB Peat ran ball only six times, but for 115 yards.
— USC alums ain’t going to be happy with this score.

11) Jacksonville State 20, Florida State 17
— Gamecocks hit a 59-yard TD pass on last play for the huge upset.
— WR caught ball on the 19 and avoided several defenders to score.
— Dieter Brock’s alma mater is I-AA; this is a horrendous loss for FSU.

Dieter Brock was a great QB in the CFL; in 1985, at age 34, he signed on to play for the Rams, and he helped them win the NFC West (12-5 as a starter), won a playoff game, then lost NFC title game. That was his only season in the NFL.

10) BYU 26, Utah 17:
— Cougars win this rivalry game for first time since 2009.

9) TCU 34, California 32:
— Golden Bears went 0-3 on 2-point conversions, blew a 19-7 lead.

8) Notre Dame 32, Toledo 29:
— Toledo grabbed 29-24 lead with 1:35 left.
— Notre Dame drove 75 yards in three plays to avoid the upset.

7) Upsets of the Day:
— Stanford (+17.5) 42, USC 28
— Oregon (+15) 35, Ohio State 28
— BYU (+7) 26, Utah 17
— Vanderbilt (+6.5) 24, Colorado State 21
— Arkansas (+6) 40, Texas 21
— Iowa (+4) 27, Iowa State 17

6) Brewers 3, Indians 0:
— Corbin Burnes/Josh Hader combined to throw a no-hitter.
— Indians are first team to be no-hit three times in a season.
— Zach Plesac started all three of those games for Cleveland.
— This was Milwaukee’s first no-hitter since 1987 (Juan Nieves).

5) Toronto swept a twinbill in Baltimore:
— Toronto 11, Orioles 10— Jays scored four runs in last inning.
— Toronto 11, Orioles 2— Trailing 1-0 in last inning, Jays erupted for 11 runs.

4) Air Force 23, Navy 3:
— Since start of last year, Navy has started six different QB’s.
— This was first win for Air Force in last five visits to Navy.

3) Arkansas 40, Texas 21:
— Texas fired Tom Herman after he went 32-18 in four years, 22-13 in Big X games, 4-0 in bowl games.
— Just because someone worked with Nick Saban (Sarkisian), it doesn’t make him a great coach.

2) Texas A&M 10, Colorado 7:
— Don’t see lot of 10-7 college games.
— A&M’s QB got hurt early on; his backup threw game-winning TD pass with 2:41 left.
— Total yardage: A&M 288, Colorado 260

1) Miami 25, Appalachian State 23:
— Miami kicked a 43-yard FG with 2:04 left for the win.
— App State had a 100-yard kick return for a TD.
— Total yardage: 375-326, Miami

Author: Armadillo Sports

I've been involved in sports my whole life, now just write about them. I like to travel, mostly to Las Vegas- they have gambling there.