Kenjon Barner rushed for a school-record 321 yards and five touchdowns, Marcus Mariota threw four TD passes, and No. 2 Oregon produced another landmark offensive performance in a 62-51 win over No. 18 USC on Saturday night.
Josh Huff caught two touchdowns, and De’Anthony Thomas and Daryl Hawkins also caught scoring passes for the Ducks (9-0, 6-0 Pac-12), who outlasted USC in a back-and-forth second half to extend their winning streak to 12 games since the Trojans (6-3, 4-3) won in Eugene last season.
No. 3 Kansas State 44, Oklahoma State 30
Collin Klein piled up more than 300 yards of offense before leaving in the third quarter with an undisclosed injury, and Kansas State remained unbeaten.
No. 7 Georgia 37, Mississippi 10
Aaron Murray threw four touchdown passes and Georgia overcame a slow start to beat Mississippi and move one win away from a spot in the SEC championship game.
Georgia (8-1, 6-1) trailed 10-0 before scoring 37 unanswered points. The Bulldogs can clinch the SEC East title and second straight trip to the conference championship game with a win at Auburn next week.
No. 8 Florida 14, Missouri 7
Mike Gillislee took a screen pass and went 45 yards for a touchdown, and Florida survived a scare to beat Southeastern Conference newcomer Missouri.
The Gators kept alive their hopes of winning the SEC’s Eastern Division.
No. 10 Clemson 56, Duke 20
Tajh Boyd threw for 344 yards and tied a school record with five touchdown passes for the second straight week to help No. 10 Clemson beat Duke 56-20 on Saturday night.
NO. 12 LOUISVILLE 45, TEMPLE 17
Teddy Bridgewater threw a career-high five touchdowns and Louisville rallied again to beat Temple.
The Cardinals (9-0, 4-0 Big East) fell behind for the sixth straight game, but Louisville scored on five of its first six possessions to take a 31-17 halftime lead. The Cardinals, off to their best start in school history, moved into a first-place tie with Rutgers.
No. 14 Oklahoma 35, Iowa St. 20
Landry Jones threw for 405 yards and a season-best four touchdowns and Oklahoma beat Iowa State to move coach Bob Stoops into a second-place tie with Bud Wilkinson on the Sooners’ career win list.
Stoops got his 145th win and is 12 shy of tying Barry Switzer for most in school history.
Brennan Clay ran for 157 yards as the Sooners bounced back from a loss to Notre Dame. Oklahoma (6-2, 4-1 Big 12) has won 20 straight following a defeat in the regular season.
No. 15 Stanford 48, Colorado 0
Kevin Hogan ignited Stanford’s sputtering offense and helped the Cardinal hand Colorado its first shutout at home in 26 years.
Hogan picked apart the nation’s worst defense, throwing for 184 yards and running for 48 more in just two quarters of work.
No. 16 Texas A&M 38, No. 17 Mississippi St. 13
Johnny Manziel threw for 311 yards and ran for 129 yards and two touchdowns, leading Texas A&M to a win over Mississippi State.
TEXAS 31, NO. 20 TEXAS TECH 21
David Ash threw for 264 yards and three touchdowns to lead Texas past Texas Tech for its third straight win.
NO. 22 LOUISIANA TECH 51, UTSA 27
Kenneth Dixon scored three touchdowns and Louisiana Tech pulled away in the fourth quarter.
TCU 39, NO. 23 WEST VIRGINIA 38, 2OT
Corey Fuller caught a 25-yard touchdown pass and Trevone Boykin threw to Josh Boyce for the 2-point conversion, lifting TCU over West Virginia.