Stepfan Taylor, Stanford, ran for a career-high 189 yards and a TD, and the No. 22 Cardinal overwhelmed California 21-3 on Saturday for a third consecutive victory against their rival.
Jeff Driskel, Florida, threw four touchdown passes – three after turnovers – and the No. 3 Gators matched their victory total from last season with a 44-11 drubbing of ninth-ranked South Carolina.
Seth Doege, Texas Tech, threw for 318 yards and seven TDs, including one in each of three overtimes, in the No. 18 Red Raiders’ 56-53 win at TCU.
Gary Nova, Rutgers, threw four TDs passes in the second half to lead the No. 19 Scarlet Knights to a 35-10 comeback victory over Temple that kept them unbeaten.
J.W. Walsh, Oklahoma State, threw for 415 yards and a TD to help the Cowboys beat Iowa State 31-10.
James White, Wisconsin, raced 15 times through Minnesota’s defense for 175 yards rushing and three TDs, carrying the Badgers to a 38-13 victory over Minnesota for their ninth consecutive win over the Gophers to keep Paul Bunyan’s Axe.
Greg Hardin, North Dakota, set a Big Sky Conference record with 333 yards receiving and had three TDs in a 40-34 win over Montana.
Braden Hanson, North Dakota, completed 42 of 61 passes for 660 yards and five TDs in a 40-34 win over Montana.
Theo Riddick, Notre Dame, pounded his way for a career-high 143 yards as the fifth-ranked Irish overpowered Brigham Young in a 17-14 victory.
Taylor Martinez, Nebraska, threw for 342 yards and three TDs to help the Cornhuskers rally to beat Northwestern 29-28.
Antonio Bostick, Savannah State, passed for four TDs and rushed for two more as the Tigers outlasted Edward Waters 42-35 to snap a 13-game losing streak that was the longest in the Football Championship Subdivision.
Seth Lobato, Northern Colorado, threw for 243 yards and a career-high five TDs in a 52-14 win over Idaho State.
Rob Holloman, Central Connecticut State, rushed for 208 yards and returned a kickoff 96 yards for a TD in a 37-31 loss to Robert Morris.
Colton Chapple, Harvard, threw for a school-record 448 yards and tied his own mark of five TDs in a 39-34 loss to Princeton that ended the Crimson’s nation-leading 14-game winning streak.
16: Games of Jacksonville’s home winning streak before a 24-7 loss to San Diego.
21: Consecutive wins by Wisconsin at Camp Randall Stadium, one behind LSU for the longest current home streak in major college football.
29: Points scored by Princeton in the fourth quarter of its 39-34 win over Harvard.
63: Wins by Mike Gundy at Oklahoma State, breaking Pat Jones’ school record.
631: Total yards by Dayton in its 45-0 win over Valparaiso, most for the Flyers since becoming a nonscholarship program in 1977.
900: Wins by Michigan, college football’s winningest program, after a 12-10 win over Michigan State.
2,670: Career rushing yards by Vanderbilt’s Zac Stacy, breaking Frank Mordica’s school record of 2,632 yards from 1976-79.
3,616: Career yards rushing by Stanford’s Stepfan Taylor to pass 2009 Heisman Trophy runner-up Toby Gerhart (3,522) for second on the school’s rushing list. Now only Darrin Nelson (4,033) has more.