No. 19 Texas beats No. 7 Ok­la­homa on late FG

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DAL­LAS — Fresh­man Cameron Dicker kicked a 40- yard field goal with nine sec­onds left to give 19thranked Texas a 48- 45 vic­tory Sat­ur­day over No. 7 Ok­la­homa af­ter Kyler Mur­ray had ral­lied the Soon­ers with three touch­downs in the fourth quar­ter.

Sam Eh­linger ran for three touch­downs and threw for 314 yards with two more scores for Texas ( 5- 1, 3- 0 Big 12), which has its first five- game win­ning streak since 2013. The sopho­more quar­ter­back con­verted third- and- 3 on Texas’ fi­nal drive with a 4- yard keeper and his 8- yard draw to the mid­dle of the field set up the kick.

The Longhorns took a 45- 24 lead into the fourth quar­ter be­fore Mur­ray threw a 19- yard TD pass to Lee Mor­ris and ran 67 yards for a score on a one- play drive. Trey Ser­mon’s 7- yard run for the ty­ing touch­down with 2: 38 left gave the Soon­ers three TDs in a span of six min­utes.

NO. 1 ALABAMA 65, ARKANSAS 31

FAYET­TEVILLE, Ark. — Tua Tago­v­ailoa passed for 334 yards and four touch­downs as No. 1 Alabama ran its win­ning streak against Arkansas to 12 straight with a 65- 31 win Sat­ur­day.

NO. 3 OHIO STATE 49, IN­DI­ANA 26

COLUM­BUS, Ohio — Dwayne Hask­ins Jr. passed for a ca­reer- best 455 yards and six touch­downs and No. 3 Ohio State pulled away in the fourth quar­ter to beat In­di­ana 49- 26 on Sat­ur­day.

NO. 4 CLEM­SON 63, WAKE FOR­EST 3

WIN­STON- SALEM, N. C. — Travis Eti­enne rushed for 167 yards and three touch­downs, and No. 4 Clem­son ran for 471 yards in a 63- 3 rout of Wake For­est on Sat­ur­day.

Three Tigers had at least 100 yards rush­ing, the first time they’ve done that since 2006 dur­ing their most pro­duc­tive rush­ing per­for­mance since 1981.

NO. 22 FLOR­IDA 27, NO. 5 LSU 19

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Lam­i­cal Per­ine scored twice on short runs, in­clud­ing one af­ter a trick play in the fourth quar­ter, and No. 22 Flor­ida beat fifth- ranked LSU 27- 19 Sat­ur­day in an­other nail- biter in the se­ries.

Brad Stew­art’s 25- yard in­ter­cep­tion re­turn for a touch­down — the first pick Joe Bur­row has thrown this sea­son — essen­tially sealed the vic­tory for the Ga­tors ( 5- 1, 3- 1 South­east­ern Con­fer­ence).

Flor­ida scored all its points af­ter 2007 Heis­man Tro­phy win­ner Tim Te­bow be­came the sixth player to be in­ducted into the school’s ring of honor.

NO. 9 WEST VIR­GINIA 38, KAN­SAS 22

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. — Will Grier threw four touch­down passes, and com­mit­ted four turnovers, and No. 9 West Vir­ginia beat Kan­sas 38- 22 on Sat­ur­day.

West Vir­ginia ( 5- 0, 3- 0 Big 12) has won its first five games for the sec­ond time in three sea­sons. The heav­ily- fa­vored Moun­taineers had no trou­ble mov­ing the ball but Grier’s ef­forts to throw into tight cov­er­age near the goal line cost his team plenty of points.

NO. 15 MICHI­GAN 42, MARY­LAND 21

ANN AR­BOR, Mich. — Shea Pat­ter­son threw for a sea­son- high 282 yards and three touch­downs to help No. 15 Michi­gan brushed off a sloppy start to beat Mary­land 42- 21 Sat­ur­day.

The Wolver­ines ( 5- 1, 3- 0 Big Ten) fell be­hind late in the first quar­ter and didn’t take the lead again un­til mid­way through the sec­ond quar­ter. They scored 24 straight points to take con­trol and added an­other TD and 2- point con­ver­sion with 6: 37 re­main­ing to seal their fifth straight vic­tory.

NO. 17 MI­AMI 28, FLOR­IDA STATE 27

MI­AMI GAR­DENS, Fla. — N’Kosi Perry threw four touch­down passes, and No. 17 Mi­ami pulled off its big­gest come­back ever against Flor­ida State by ral­ly­ing from 20 points down to top the Semi­noles 28- 27 on Sat­ur­day night.

NORTH­WEST­ERN 29, NO. 20 MICHI­GAN STATE 19

EAST LANS­ING, Mich. — Clay­ton Thor­son threw for 373 yards and three touch­downs, and North­west­ern re­cov­ered from an­other sec­ond- half slip, beat­ing No. 20 Michi­gan State 29- 19 on Sat­ur­day.

NO. 21 COLORADO 28, ARI­ZONA STATE 21

BOUL­DER, Colo. — Wide re­ceiver Laviska Shenault scored four touch­downs and 21st- ranked Colorado beat Ari­zona State 28- 21 Sat­ur­day for just the sec­ond time in the pro­gram’s his­tory.

NO. 23 NORTH CAROLINA STATE 28, BOS­TON COL­LEGE 23

RALEIGH, N. C. — Reg­gie Gal­laspy ran for a ca­reer- best 104 yards and two touch­downs while No. 23 North Carolina State held on af­ter squan­der­ing most of a big sec­ond- half lead to beat Bos­ton Col­lege 28- 23 on Sat­ur­day.

Ryan Fin­ley threw for two touch­downs for the Wolf­pack ( 5- 0, 2- 0 At­lantic Coast Con­fer­ence), which led this one 28- 3 on Fin­ley’s scor­ing strike to Kelvin Har­mon with 2: 57 left in the third. But the Ea­gles ( 4- 2, 1- 1) re­sponded with 20 straight points, in­clud­ing a blocked punt re­turn for a score with 3: 33 left that made it a one- pos­ses­sion game.

IOWA STATE 48, NO. 25 OK­LA­HOMA STATE 42

STILLWATER, Okla. — Third- string quar­ter­back Brock Purdy com­pleted 18 of 23 passes for 318 yards and four touch­downs to help lead Iowa State to a 48- 42 vic­tory over No. 25 Ok­la­homa State on Sat­ur­day.

Ron­ald Martinez / Getty Im­ages

Texas’ Cameron Dicker kicks the game- win­ning field goal against Ok­la­homa in the AT& T Red River Show­down at the Cot­ton Bowl on Sat­ur­day.

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