LSU edges Auburn on kick
AUBURN, Ala. — Cole Tracy kicked a 42-yard field goal on the final play to give No. 12 LSU a 22-21 victory over No. 7 Auburn on Saturday in their Southeastern Conference opener.
Joe Burrow led LSU (3-0) down the field in the final minutes with clutch plays and two pass interference calls against Auburn (2-1). That set up Tracy’s field goal that was almost right down the middle and sent LSU players swarming onto the field to celebrate.
BYU 24, WISCONSIN 21
Squally Canada ran for 118 yards and two touchdowns, and the Cougars handed the No. 6 Badgers their first nonconference home loss since 2003.
Wisconsin (2-1) had one last chance to avoid an upset with a drive that started with 3:55 left at the 8. But normally reliable senior Rafael Gaglianone’s 42-yard field goal attempt to tie with 41 seconds left went wide left, allowing BYU (2-1) to prevail.
NOTRE DAME 22 VANDERBILT 17
Jalen Elliott knocked the ball loose from Commodores receiver Kalija Lipscomb with 1:07 left to give the No. 8 Fighting Irish a fourth-down stop in South Bend, Ind. that helped Notre Dame reach 3-0.
Kyle Shurmur threw for 326 yards and a touchdown for Vanderbilt (2-1), rallying his team from a 16-3 halftime deficit. His fourth-and-4 pass from the Notre Dame 31 to Lipscomb, who caught 11 passes, was nicely thrown and the receiver almost made a reaching catch at the 11.
ALABAMA 62 MISSISSIPPI 7
Tua Tagovailoa threw for 191 yards and two touchdowns, Jerry Jeudy caught two scoring passes, and the No. 1 Crimson Tide buried the Rebels in Oxford, Miss.
CLEMSON 38 GEORGIA SOUTHERN 7
A week of worry at Clemson over an approaching hurricane ended with a victory over the Eagles in front of a full crowd in Clemson, S.C.
Travis Etienne ran for 162 yards and two touchdowns for the No. 2 Tigers (3-0), and Trevor Lawrence threw for 194 yards.
GEORGIA 49 MIDDLE TENNESSEE 7
Jake Fromm threw three touchdown passes and Elijah Holyfield ran for 100 yards, each playing only the first half for the thirdranked Bulldogs (3-0) in a rout of the Blue Raiders in Athens, Ga.
STANFORD 30, UC DAVIS 10
K.J. Costello overcame a rough start to throw two touchdown passes to JJ Arcega-Whiteside, and the No. 9 Cardinal defeated the visiting FCS-level Aggies to improve to 3-0.
PENN ST. 63, KENT ST. 10
Trace McSorley accounted for five touchdowns and broke the Nittany Lions’ record for rushing scores by a quarterback as No. 11 Penn State (3-0) routed the Golden Flashes in State College, Pa.
MISSISSIPPI ST. 56 LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE 10
Nick Fitzgerald accounted for 350 yards of offense and six touchdowns to lead the 16th-ranked Bulldogs past the Ragin’ Cajuns in Starkville, Miss.
MICHIGAN 45, SMU 20
Shea Patterson threw three touchdown passes to Donovan Peoples-Jones, helping the 19th-ranked Wolverines (2-1) pull away to beat the Mustangs in Ann Arbor, Mich.
MIAMI 49, TOLEDO 24
Malik Rosier threw for two scores and ran for three more to help the No. 21 Hurricanes (2-1) defeat the Rockets in Toledo, Ohio.
OREGON 35 SAN JOSE ST. 22
Justin Herbert threw for 309 yards and three touchdowns, and the No. 20 Ducks (3-0) beat the Spartans in Eugene, Ore.
LSU’s Cole Tracy is carried off the field after kicking a game-winning field goal Saturday against Auburn.
BYU’s Adam Pulsipher (41) and Merrill Taliauli celebrate Wisconsin’s missed field late in the game.