Florida won the game, but Eric Berry and the Tennessee defense made life difficult for Tim Tebow and his receivers. Florida faces Kentucky next.
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No. 2 Texas 34, Texas Tech 24
Trying to make amends for a loss at Tech last season that kept the Longhorns out of the national title game, Texas took care of business at home. Jordan Shipley (left) scored on a 46-yard punt return, Tre' Newton and Cody Johnson had scoring runs and Dan Buckner caught a TD pass from Heisman candidate Colt McCoy. Texas plays host to UTEP and Colorado before facing Oklahoma in Dallas.
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Washington 16, No. 3 USC 13
Jake Locker and Washington shocked the USC Trojans, who were playing without freshman sensation Matt Barkley and senior leader Taylor Mays. USC will try to rebound against Washington State while Washington plays Stanford next.
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No. 4 Alabama 53, North Texas 7
Alabama scored its most points since a 56-3 win over Lousiana Tech 16 years ago as Greg McElroy threw two touchdown passes and ran for another. The Tide (3-0) plays host to Arkansas next.
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No. 5 Mississippi 52, Southeastern Louisiana 6
The Rebels forced five turnovers, didn't allow a third-down conversion in 14 tries and got a 58-yard interception return for a score out of D.T. Shackelford as they won their eighth straight. Quarterback Jevan Snead completed 16 of 28 passes for 208 yards and three touchdowns. Mississippi opens SEC play at South Carolina on Thursday.
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No. 5 Penn State 31, Temple 6
Evan Royster had a seven-yard scoring run and finished with 134 yards rushing while Daryll Clark threw for 167 yards and two touchdowns in the Nitany Lions' 27th consecutive victory over in-state rival Temple. Penn State faces undefeated Iowa next.
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Florida State 54, No. 7 BYU 28
BYU's 18-game home winning streak fell as Christian Ponder completed 21 of 26 passes for 195 yards and three touchdowns, and ran in another score. The Cougars turned the ball over five times. Colorado State visits Provo next, while FSU takes on South Florida.
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No. 8 Cal 35, Minnesota 21
Jahvid Best ran for 131 yards and a school-record five touchdowns in Minneapolis as the Bears improved to 3-0. In the next four weeks, Cal is at Oregon, home against USC and at UCLA.
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No. 9 LSU, Louisiana-Lafayette 3
With SEC showdowns with Mississippi State, Georgia and No. 1 Florida coming the next three weeks, LSU tuned up by getting two interceptions from Chad Jones and two touchdown receptions by Brandon LaFell. Jones was a relief pitcher on LSU's 2009 national champion baseball team.
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No. 10 Boise State 51, Fresno State 34
There were five touchdowns scored on plays 60 yards or longer in Boise State's shootout with Fresno State Friday night. Fresno's Ryan Matthews had 69-, 68- and 60-yard scoring runs, but that wasn't enough against the Broncos, who got a 60-yard TD run from D.J. Harper and a 67-yard scoring pass from Kellen Moore to Jeremy Avery (pictured). Boise State is at Bowling Green this Saturday,
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No. 11 Ohio State 38, Toledo 0
Ohio State rebounded from its 18-15 loss to Southern Cal by totally dominating the Rockets. Terrelle Pryor ran for 110 yards and a touchdown and completed 17 of 28 passes for 262 yarrds and three more TDs. The Buckeyes open Big Ten play this week against Illinois.
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No. 12 Oklahoma 45, Tulsa 0
Landry Jones equaled the NCAA record for touchdown passes by a freshman quarterback in a single game, throwing six in his second career start. Ryan Broyles made 11 receptions for 128 yards and three TDs while Brandon Caleb scored twice while snagging five receptions for 104 yards.The Sooners next game is Oct. 3 at Miami.
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No. 13 Virginia Tech 16, No. 19 Nebraska 15
After struggling offensively all game, Tyrod Taylor connected with Dyrell Roberts (pictured) for the go-ahead touchdown in the final minute to topple Nebraska. Tech plays Miami this Saturday. Nebraska gets Louisiana-Lafayette.
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No. 15 TCU 56, Texas State 21
The nation's leading sack artist in 2008 with 15, Jerry Hughes had three against the Bobcats while Joseph Turner ran for 129 yards and three touchdowns on 13 carries to help the Horned Frogs improve to 2-0. Next up: at Clemson.
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No. 16 Oklahoma State 41, Rice 24
Playing without standout running back Kendall Hunter (sprained ankle), the Cowboys got a rushing touchdown from Zac Robinson and two TD passes from the quarterback, who raised his career total to 56 and past Josh Fields for the Oklahoma State career lead. Next up: Grambling State.
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No. 17 Cincinnati 28, Oregon State 18
The Bearcats held Jacquizz Rogers, the Pac-10s offensive player of the year in 2008, to 73 yards and just one touchdown while snapping the Beavers' streak of 26 straight nonconference victories at Reser Stadium, dating to November 1996. Cincy quarterback Tony Pike threw for 332 yards and two touchdowns. Next up: Fresno State.
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Oregon 31, No. 18 Utah 24
The nation's longest winning streak ended at 16 games as LaMichael James ran for a career-high 152 yards and a touchdown to help Oregon knock off Utah. The Utes last loss was on Nov. 24, 2007, in the regular-season finale against BYU. Oregon tries to knock off Cal next. Utah takes on Louisville.
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No. 20 Miami 33, No. 14 Georgia Tech 17
Cool and in control throughout, Jacory Harris completed 20 of 25 passes for 270 yards and three touchdowns, and the Hurricanes snapped a four-game losing streak against Georgia Tech Thursday night. Next up: Virginia Tech, followed by Oklahoma.
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No. 22 Kansas 44, Duke 16
Todd Reesing enjoyed the 14th 300-yard passing day of his career, finishing with 338 and three touchdown passes as the Jayhawks ran their record to 3-0. Freshman running back Toben Opurum scored twice en route to amassing 70 yards on 17 carries. Next up: Southern Miss.
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No. 23 Georgia 52, Arkansas 41
Joe Cox of Georgia and Ryan Mallett of Arkansas both set school records with five touchdown passes apiece in a game that saw four lead changes in the third quarter alone. Cox finished with 375 yards passing while Mallett had a school-record 408. Georgia plays host to Arizona State and LSU before traveling to Tennessee.
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No. 24 North Carolina 31, East Carolina 17
Freshman wideout Erik Highsmith (left) made six catches for 113 and a touchdown to help the Tar Heels improve to 3-0 for the first time since 1997. North Carolina quarterback T.J. Yates connected on 19 of 24 passes for 227 yards, including a 16-yard scoring strike to Highsmith and a 59-yard TD to Jheranie Boyd. Next up: at Georgia Tech.
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No. 25 Michigan 45, Eastern Michigan 17
A week after leading the Wolverines to a thrilling victory over Notre Dame, Michigan quarterback Tate Forcier completed only 7 of 13 passes for 68 yards. But running back Carlos Brown ran for a career-high 187 yards, including a 90-yard TD, as Michigan ran its record to 3-0. Next up: Indiana.
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