Sunday’s Den: Wrapping up a sports Saturday…….

13) NC State 27, Clemson 21 OT:
— State was 11-21 on 3rd down, Clemson 2-10.
— Tigers were only 12-24 for 111 yards passing.
— Wolfpack missed a 37-yard FG on last play of regulation.
— State outgained Clemson, 386-214

12) Oregon State 45, USC 27:
— Beavers win in LA Coliseum for first time since 1960.
— They had lost 24 straight games at USC.
— Oregon State ran ball for 322 yards, outgain USC 535-431.
— They can’t blame this one on Clay Helton.

11) Louisville 31, Florida State 23:
— Seminoles are 0-4, with a loss to a I-AA team.
— Florida State has allowed 35.7 ppg vs I-A teams.
— Louisville was 10-20 on 3rd down, FSU 5-16.

10) Boston College 41, Missouri 34, OT
— Eagles scored TD with 0:25 left to take 34-31 lead.
— Mizzou kicked a 56-yard FG at gun to force OT.
— BC ran ball 49 times for 275 yards.

9) LSU 28, Mississippi State 25:
— LSU had TD passes of 64-58-41 yards.
— Miss State outgained Tigers 486-343, but they were terrible in red zone.
— Last year, Bulldogs threw for 623 yards, beat LSU 44-34.
— LSU QB Johnson is son of former NFL QB Brad Johnson.

8) SMU 42, TCU 34:
— Mustangs won last two weeks, despite allowing 71 points.
— Total yardage: SMU 595, TCU 446- SMU ran for 350 yards.
— SMU QB Mordecai was a backup at Oklahoma.

7) Upsets of the Day:
— Bowling Green (+30.5) 14, Minnesota 10
— UL-Monroe (+23) 29, Troy 16
— Georgia Tech (+14.5) 45, North Carolina 22
— NC State (+10.5) 27, Clemson 21 OT
— SMU (+9.5) 42, TCU 34
— Baylor (+7) 31, Iowa State 29
— Notre Dame (+6) 41, Wisconsin 13

Close calls:
— Oklahoma (-17.5) 16, West Virginia 13— Sooners kicked FG at the gun.
— Wyoming (-31.5) 24, UConn 22— Huskies missed 2-point play with 0:04 left.
— Auburn (-27) 34, Georgia State 24— Score is deceiving; Auburn converted a 4th-and-9 for go-ahead TD with 0:45 left, then scored on a pick-6 with 0:31 left.
— Purdue (-10.5) 13, Illinois 9
— Buffalo (-13) 35, Old Dominion 34
— Central Michigan (-12) 31, FIU 27— Chippewas trailed 27-10 in 4th quarter.

6) Arkansas 20, Texas A&M 10:
— Razorbacks are 4-0, with decisive wins over Aggies, Texas.
— Arkansas outgained A&M. 443-272.
— Aggies have QB issues; they were 4-14 on 3rd down, threw for only 151 yards.

5) Baylor 31, Iowa State 29:
— Cyclones scored with 0:24 left, but 2-point play failed.
— Iowa State outgained Baylor, 469-282; turnovers were even.

4) Tex-San Antonio 31, Memphis 28:
— Roadrunners outscored Memphis 17-0 in 4th quarter.
— UTSA kicked 42-yard FG at the gun, for the win.
— Memphis led 21-0 after the first quarter, 21-7 at halftime.

3) Boise State 27, Utah State 3:
— This game started at noon ET, 10am in Utah.
— Teams are that desperate for TV exposure that they’ll play at 10am?
— Pregame meals had to be at 6am; can’t be fun for players.

2) Bowling Green (+30.5) 14, Minnesota 10:
— Biggest upset by I-A team since 2012 (Texas St +35 over Houston)
— Minnesota had won 21 consecutive non-league games.
— Gophers completed only 5-13 passes for 59 yards; no bueno.
— Total yardage 241-192, Minnesota.

1) Cardinals 8, Cubs 5:
— St Louis has won 15 games in a row.
— Longest win streak in majors since Indians won 22 in row in 2017. 

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.