Penn State 27, Iowa 7: Anthony Morelli threw for 233 yards and a TD, Rodney Kinlaw ran for a career-high 168 yards and two scores and Penn State (4-2, 1-2 Big Ten) shut down the Hawkeyes (2-4, 0-3) at State College, Pa. Maryland 28, Georgia Tech 26: In his first career start, Chris Turner threw for 255 yards, and Lance Ball ran for three touchdowns as Maryland (4-2, 1-1 Atlantic Coast) held on in College Park, Md. Travis Bell sent a 52-yard field-goal attempt wide right with 54 seconds remaining. Andrew Gardner was whistled for holding on the previous play, knocking the Yellow Jackets (3-3, 1-3) back 10 yards and preventing them from what would have been a 40-yard try. Texas Tech 42, Iowa State 17: Texas Tech’s Michael Crabtree set an NCAA record for receiving TDs by a freshman in his sixth straight multiple-TD game, in Lubbock, Texas. Crabtree scored three times against the Cyclones (1-5, 0-2 Big 12), giving him 17 for the season. The Red Raiders’ receiver broke the freshman record of 14 TD catches by Jabar Gaffney (Florida in 2000), Mike Williams (USC in 2002) and Davone Bess (Hawaii in 2005). Tech is 5-1, 1-1. Texas A&M 24, Oklahoma State 23: Jorvorskie Lane rushed for two touchdowns and had his first TD catch as host Texas A&M (5-1, 2-0) matched its largest comeback ever, rallying from 17 points down to to take over first place in the Big 12 South. OSU is 3-3, 1-1. Alabama 30, Houston 24: John Parker Wilson threw for two TDs and ran for a third, but it took an end-zone interception by Simeon Castille for Alabama (4-2) to put away Houston (2-3) on the final play in Tuscaloosa, Ala. From news services Brandon Tate scored on a 54-yard end-around in a spurt of 27 points to start the game and Connor Barth kicked four field goals to lead North Carolina past Miami, 33-27, giving Coach Butch Davis a victory against his former program in Chapel Hill, N.C. Anthony Elzy ran for 95 yards and a score for the Tar Heels (2-4, 1-2 Atlantic Coast Conference), who turned in a dominating performance to take a 27-0 lead at halftime then hung on as the Hurricanes (4-2, 1-1) twice rallied to within a TD in the second half. Michigan 33, Eastern Michigan 22: Mike Hart ran for 215 yards to become Michigan’s career rushing leader, and matched a career high with three scores to lead the Wolverines (4-2) in Ann Arbor, Mich. The Eagles fell to 2-4. Florida State 27, North Carolina State 10: Michael Ray Garvin’s 43-yard interception return for a score snapped a halftime tie and sparked host Florida State (4-1, 1-1) to its fourth straight win. The Wolfpack fell to 1-5, 0-3. Auburn 35, Vanderbilt 7: Ben Tate rushed for 96 yards, Brad Lester ran for 77 yards and two touchdowns in his season debut following a suspension, and host Auburn (4-2, 2-1 Southeastern Conference) earned its third consecutive victory. Vanderbilt is 3-2, 1-2. Arkansas 34, Chattanooga 15: Felix Jones rushed for 141 yards and two second-half touchdowns, and Darren McFadden ran for 122 yards for host Arkansas (3-2). Chattanooga is 1-4. Northwestern 48, Michigan State 41: C.J. Bacher threw for a school-record 520 yards and five touchdowns, including the game-winner in overtime in East Lansing, Mich. Northwestern is 3-3, 1-2 in the Big Ten. The Spartans are 4-2, 0-2. Indiana 40, Minnesota 20: Bryan Payton rushed for a career-high 90 yards and three TDs, and Austin Starr tied a school record with four field goals to lift host Indiana (5-1, 2-1 Big Ten). Minnesota (1-5, 0-3) lost its fourth straight. Wake Forest 41, Duke 36: Receiver Kenneth Moore rushed for two touchdowns and Wake Forest withstood Thaddeus Lewis’ four-TD performance in Durham, N.C. Moore caught 11 passes for 100 yards and rushed four times for 84 yards, with scoring runs covering 21 and 53 yards for the Demon Deacons (3-2, 2-1 ACC). Duke is 1-5, 0-3. Mississippi State 30, UAB 13: Running back Anthony Dixon, who lost his starting job this week, rushed for 152 yards and three second-half touchdowns for host Mississippi State. The win gives the Bulldogs (4-2) four victories in a season for the first time since 2000. The Blazers are 1-4. Mississippi 24, Louisiana Tech 0: Seth Adams threw for two touchdowns and the struggling Mississippi defense notched the Rebels’ first shutout since 2003 in Oxford, Miss. Ole Miss (2-4), which came in allowing 33 points per game, snapped a four-game losing streak while holding the Bulldogs (1-4) to 301 yards of total offense. Army 20, Tulane 17: Host Army (3-3) completed an improbable comeback in overtime on Owen Tolson’s 25-yard field goal. The Black Knights tied it as time expired on a deflected 36-yard pass to Mike Wright from backup Kevin Dunn. Tulane is 1-4. Virginia 23, Middle Tennessee 21: Chris Gould kicked a 34-yard field goal with eight seconds left to lift the visiting Cavaliers (5-1). MTU is 1-5. Colorado 43, Baylor 23: Demetrius Sumler scored three TDs and Kevin Eberhart kicked four field goals longer than 40 yards for visiting Colorado (4-2, 2-0 Big 12). Baylor is 3-3, 0-2. UTEP 48, Tulsa 47: Trevor Vittatoe’s 14-yard touchdown pass to Joe West with 58 seconds left led Texas-El Paso (4-2, 2-0 C-USA) to a comeback win at home. Tulsa is 3-2, 1-1. East Carolina 52, Central Florida 38: Chris Johnson returned a kickoff 96 yards for a TD to spark a 28-point third quarter as East Carolina (3-3, 2-1 C-USA) rallied in Greenville, N.C. UCF is 3-2, 1-1. Around the nation: Chadron State running back Danny Woodhead broke the NCAA all-divisions career rushing record, passing R.J. Bowers by running for 208 yards in a 21-0 victory over Western New Mexico in Silver City, N.M. Woodhead got the 121 yards he needed to pass Bowers’ mark of 7,353 by the third quarter. Woodhead pushed his career total up to 7,441 yards.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!
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