College Football Scoreboard (Week 8)

SATURDAY (10/20)

#8 Oregon State 21
Utah 7
(The Beavers became bowl eligible, extending their unbeaten run to six games.)

#25 Texas 56
Baylor 50
(Joe Bergeron ran for five touchdowns snapping the Longhorns’ two-game losing skid.)

#14 Florida State 33
Miami 20
(EJ Manuel threw for 229 yards, Devonta Freeman ran for a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns for the Seminoles’ third straight win over their archrival.)

Duke 33
North Carolina 30
(Sean Renfree’s 5-yard touchdown pass to Jamison Crowder on fourth down with 13 seconds left made the Blue Devils bowl eligible for the first time since 1994.)

Toledo 29
#21 Cincinnati 23
(First defeat of the season for the Bearcats.)


#12 Mississippi State 45
Middle Tennessee 3
(LaDarius Perkins’ 64-yard touchdown run in the third quarter sparked a second-half surge at Davis Wade Stadium.)

#11 Georgia 29
Kentucky 24
(Aaron Murray threw four touchdown passes to become Georgia’s career leader.  The junior finished 30 of 38 for 427 yards.)

#9 Oklahoma 52
Kansas 7
(Roy Finch returned a kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown, completing the first tandem in Sooners history to score on a punt and a kickoff in the same game.  Justin Brown, a transfer from Penn State, provided the first half of the unique double dip by returning a punt 90 yards and diving at the pylon for the score on his first chance after fumbling away a previous punt.)

#4 Kansas State 55
#13 West Virginia 14
(Collin Klein threw for a career-high 323 yards and three touchdowns and ran for four scores.)

#1 Alabama 44
Tennessee 13
(AJ McCarron threw for a career-high 306 yards and four touchdowns at Neyland Stadium. The Tide have scored at least 30 points in each of their first seven games, the longest streak to start a season in school history.)

#10 Southern Cal 50
Colorado 6
(Matt Barkley threw for 298 yards and six touchdowns while establishing USC’s new career mark for TD passes, and Robert Woods set a pair of school records himself.)

North Carolina State 20
Maryland 18
(Mike Glennon directed a frantic drive to set up a 43-yard field goal by Niklas Sade with 32 seconds left.)

#22 Boise State 32
(D.J. Harper rushed for two touchdowns and a dominating defense added one of its own for the Broncos’ sixth straight since a season-opening loss at Michigan State.)

#17 Texas Tech 56
#23 TCU 53 (3OT)
(Seth Doege threw seven touchdowns, three in overtime.)


#16 Louisville 27
South Florida 25
(Teddy Bridgewater threw an 11-yard touchdown pass to Eli Rogers with 1:35 left for Louisville’s best beginning to a season since 2006.)
#5 Notre Dame 17
Brigham Young 14
(Theo Riddick pounded his way for a career-high 143 yards and Cierre Wood added 114 yards asNotre Dame overpowered a Brigham Young defense that entered the game third in the nation against the run.)

#2 Florida 44
#7 South Carolina 11
(Jeff Driskel threw four touchdown passes — three of them after turnovers — and Florida (No. 2 BCS, No. 3 AP) matched its win total from last season.)

Georgia Tech 37
Boston College 17
(Tevin Washington ran for two touchdowns and backup quarterback Vad Lee also accounted for two scores.)

#20 Stanford 21
California 3
(Stepfan Taylor ran for a career-high 189 yards and one touchdown for Stanford’s third straight Big Game victory.)

Wake Forest 16
Virginia 10
(Chad Hedlund kicked three field goals for Wake Forest in the Cavaliers’ sixth consecutive loss.)

Vanderbilt 17
Auburn 13
(Vanderbilt overcame a fourth-quarter fumble by its senior running back Zac Stacy, who rushed for 169 yards and a go-ahead touchdown.)

Oklahoma State 31
#24 Iowa State 10
(J.W. Walsh threw for 415 yards and a touchdown, and Joseph Randle scored twice and set up another touchdown with a big fourth-quarter run.)

#19 Clemson 38
Virginia Tech 17
(The Tigers got three interceptions — two off Logan Thomas — and made a pair of fourth-down stops.)

#15 Rutgers 35
Temple 10
(Jawan Jamison had 114 yards rushing and 81 receiving, Gary Nova threw for 232 yards, and the Scarlet Knights (7-0, 4-0 Big East) rallied from a 10-0 halftime deficit in their first game against Temple (3-3, 2-1) since the Owls were kicked out of the conference in 2004.)

#6 LSU 24
#18 Texas A&M 19
(Jeremy Hill rushed for a career-high 127 yards and a touchdown.)

THURSDAY (10/18)

#3 Oregon 43
Arizona State 21
(Kenjon Barner got Oregon started with a 71-yard touchdown two plays after Arizona State’s opening score, finishing with 143 yards and three touchdowns on 16 carries.)