Mike Goodson ran for 69 yards, including an 18-yard touchdown, and caught two balls for 30 yards in the Aggies' win.
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No. 24 Boise State 56, Weber State 7
Ian Johnson ran for 129 yards and three touchdowns as the Broncos opened the season on the Smurf Turf by rolling over Weber State.
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No. 23 Hawaii 63, Northern Colorado 6
Colt Brennan threw for 416 yards and six touchdowns, setting five school records in the process, as the Warriors rolled.
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No. 22 TCU 27, Baylor 0
Wide receiver Jimmy Young and the Horned Frogs beat Baylor in the first of three former instate Southwest Conference rivals TCU plays in the opening month of the season.
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No. 20 Nebraska 52, Nevada 10
Marlon Lucky (center) was swarmed after scoring one of his four touchdowns (he had three rushing and one receiving) in the win at Lincoln.
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No. 21 Arkansas 46, Troy 26
Last season's Heisman runner-up Darren McFadden ran for 151 yards and a touchdown and threw a 42-yard score in the Razorbacks' win.
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No. 18 Auburn 22, Kansas State 13
Ben Tate ran for 85 yards as the Tigers survived a scare from Kansas State, scoring 14 fourth-quarter points.
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No. 17 Penn State 59, Florida International 0
Evan Royster ran for 70 yards and a touchdown as the Nittany Lions gave coach Joe Paterno the win in his first appearance on the sideline since breaking his left leg last November at Wisconsin.
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No. 16 Rutgers 38, Buffalo 3
Ray Rice (left) ran for 184 yards and three touchdowns, while Tiquan Underwood caught 10 balls for a school-record 248 yards and two touchdowns in the win over Buffalo.
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No. 14 UCLA 45, Stanford 17
Brandon Breazell gave the Bruins a lift with a 15-yard touchdown reception from Ben Olson and then got a lift from offensive guard Brian Abraham in the rout over the Cardinal.
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No. 13 Georgia 35, Oklahoma State 14
Quarterback Matthew Stafford was 18-of-24 for 234 yards and two second-half touchdowns as the Bulldogs dumped the Cowboys Between the Hedges.
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No. 12 Cal 45, No. 15 Tennessee 31
Robert Jordan caught a Nate Longshore pass for a touchdown as the Bears avenged last season's opening loss to the Volunteers.
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No. 11 Ohio State 38, Youngstown State 6
Brandon Saine ran for 42 yards and a touchdown as the Buckeyes gave coach Jim Tressel a win over the team he coached for 15 years.
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No. 10 Louisville 73, Murray State 10
Brian Brohm threw for 375 yards and four touchdowns and ran in another score as the Cardinals opened the season by ripping the Racers.
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No. 9 Virginia Tech 17, East Carolina 7
Victor Harris (1) scored the Hokies' first touchdown on a 17-yard interception return, giving Virginia Tech the win in an emotional game that opened with a tribute to the victims of the April shooting.
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No. 7 Wisconsin 42, Washington State 21
Mike Newkirk (54) sacked Washington State quarterback Alex Brink as the Badgers bottled up the Cougars signal-caller in the second half to take the opener.
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No. 8 Oklahoma 79, North Texas 10
Malcom Kelly caught four balls for 117 yards and two touchdowns as the Sooners put together their most lopsided win in a season opener since they beat New Mexico State 73-3 to start the 1989 season.
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No. 6 Florida 49, Western Kentucky 3
Tim Tebow threw for 300 yards and three touchdowns and ran for another score as the defending champions opened the season with a win that was called with 8:23 left in the fourth quarter because of lightning.
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No. 4 Texas 21, Arkansas State 13
Lima Sweed (4) had 93 receiving yards, including a 35-yard touchdown, as the Longhorns avoided a scare from Arkansas State.
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Appalachian State 34, No. 5 Michigan 32
Quarterback Armanti Edwards (14) and the Mountaineers became the first I-AA team to beat an AP Top 25 team as they stunned the Wolverines in the Big House.
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No. 3 West Virginia 62, Western Michigan 24
Steve Slaton (10) ran for 109 yards and three touchdowns and caught two balls for 61 yards and a score as West Virginia put together its highest-scoring game since beating Rutgers 80-7 in '01.
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No. 2 LSU 45, Mississippi State 0
Jacob Hester had 68 yards on 11 carries and caught one ball for 10 yards as the Tigers racked up their eighth straight win dating back to last season.
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No. 1 USC 38, Idaho 10
Vidal Hazelton made a spectacular one-handed grab in the end zone on a one-yard TD in the first quarter as the Trojans won their 34th straight victory at home dating to 2001.
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