And the hits just keep coming for the Trojans, who maintained their nonconference home dominance (not to mention stranglehold on Big Ten foes) by dismantling the Buckyes. QB Mark Sanchez led the way with four touchdowns.
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No. 2 Georgia 14, South Carolina 7
Matthew Stafford's 30-yard QB sneak in the third quarter gave the Dawgs, trailing 7-6 at the time, a much-needed boost. One play later, Knowshon Moreno scored the game-winning touchdown.
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No. 3 Oklahoma 55, Washington 14
Junior tailback Chris Brown (13 carries for 107 yards) was one of two Sooners to break the century mark (along with DeMarco Murray) in the club's stunningly easy road win over the Huskies.
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No. 6 Missouri 69, Nevada 17
The Tigers are always a threat to score 70 with Jeremy Maclin in the lineup. The Mizzou sophomore racked up six catches for 172 yards and 3 TDs -- the kind of numbers that jump-start Heisman campaigns.
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No. 7 LSU 41, North Texas 3
Charles Scott led the Tigers' six-deep stable of running backs on Saturday, amassing 102 yards and two touchdowns. With the Mean Green out of the way, LSU can focus on No. 9 Auburn next week.
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No. 9 Auburn 3, Mississippi State 2
The Tigers needed all of Montez Billings' three catches for 68 yards to pull off the stranger-than-fiction win over the Bulldogs. Next up for 3-0 Auburn: LSU and Tennessee.
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No. 10 Wisconsin 13, No. 21 Fresno St. 10
P.J. Hill ran for 112 yards to help Wisconsin overcome a series of mistakes -- including three missed field goals -- to beat No. 21 Fresno St.
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No. 11 Alabama 41, Western Kentucky 7
Freshman Mark Ingram had a light night on Saturday, toting the rock only nine times for 51 yards. He did, however, find the end zone twice in the Crimson Tide's second straight home victory. Next up for Alabama: Arkansas.
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No. 12 Texas Tech 43, SMU 7
There appears to be no end to Graham Harrell's assault on the NCAA record books. The Red Raiders QB completed 31-of-48 passes for 418 yards and 5 TDs in the team's convincing win over the intrastate Mustangs.
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No. 14 East Carolina 28, Tulane 24
The BCS version of Cinderella lives to fight another day. Norman Whitley (top) scored one of East Carolina's three second-half touchdowns in the comeback win over Tulane.
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UNLV 23, No. 15 Arizona St. 20
Beau Orth (pictured) made this interception, and Malo Taumua blocked a field goal to liftUNLV to a 23-20 overtime upset of No. 15 Arizona State.
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No. 16 Oregon 32, Purdue 26 (OT)
QB John Roper (198 passing yards, 41 rushing) and the Ducks are now 3-0 after pulling off the come-from-behind OT win in West Lafayette. Next up: Boise State at home.
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No. 17 Penn State 55, Syracuse 13
Junior QB Daryll Clark completed only 10 passes but threw for 162 yards and 2 TDs in the Nittany Lions' blowout victory in the Carrier Dome.
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No. 18 BYU 59, UCLA 0
Running back Harvey Unga registered 119 total yards (76 rushing) and 2 TDs in No. 18 BYU's blowout victory in Provo.
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No. 19 South Florida 37, No. 13 Kansas 34
South Florida QB Matt Grothe celebrates after freshman kicker John Bonani's 43-yard FG with no time remaining, giving the Bulls a signature win over an emerging Big 12 power.
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No. 24 Illinois 20, Louisiana-Lafayette 17
Josh Brent (92) and the Illini defense held Louisiana-Lafayette to just 287 total yards, while posting a tougher-than-expected win before the Big Ten season.
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No. 22 Utah 58, Utah State 10
Brandon Burton and the Utes held the Aggies to only 115 total yards in the 48-point victory. Utah (3-0) should be a prohibitive favorite for every game, leading up to the season finale against No. 18 BYU.
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Maryland 35, No. 24 California 27
QB Chris Turner was the model of efficiency against the Bears, completing 15-of-19 passes for 156 yards and 2 TDs in the Terps' closer-than-the-score-indicated home upset.
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