Ri­val Michi­gan State up­sets No. 7 Michi­gan

The Washington Post Sunday - - COLLEGE FOOTBALL -

Brian Lew­erke ran for a touch­down and threw for a score in the first half, and vis­it­ing Michi­gan State held on to beat No. 7 Michi­gan, 14-10, on Satur­day night in Ann Ar­bor.

The Wolver­ines had the ball with a chance for a go-ahead score, but a heave from the Spar­tans 37 as time ex­pired hit the turf near the goal line.

No. 1 Alabama (6-0) def. Texas A&M, 27-19 Damien Har­ris ran for 124 yards and a touch­down to help the Crim­son Tide es­cape the Ag­gies on the road.

No. 2 Clem­son (6-0) def. Wake For­est, 28-14 All eyes will be on the sta­tus of QB Kelly Bryant’s in­jured an­kle; back­ups Hunter John­son and Zer­rick Cooper both played in relief.

No. 3 Ok­la­homa (4-1) lost to Iowa St., 38-31 Af­ter the big­gest up­set of the year so far, is it time to re-chris­ten “Clem­son­ing” as “Sooner­ing”?

No. 4 Penn St. (6-0) def. North­west­ern, 31-7 RB Saquon Bar­ley was largely held in check with 74 rush­ing yards but scored two touch­downs.

No. 5 Ge­or­gia (6-0) def. Van­der­bilt, 45-14 Start­ing LB Na­trez Pa­trick was left home af­ter his ar­rest Thurs­day on mar­i­juana pos­ses­sion charges.

No. 6 Wash­ing­ton (5-0) vs. Cal­i­for­nia, late Coach Chris Peter­son be­moaned the lack of na­tional ex­po­sure that comes with not yet play­ing a game be­fore 8 p.m. Eastern time.

No. 8 TCU (5-0) def. No. 23 West Vir­ginia, 31-24 Kenny Hill’s touch­down run with 2:53 left kept the Horned Frogs the Big 12’s only un­de­feated team.

No. 9 Wis­con­sin (5-0) def. Ne­braska, 38-17 Jonathan Tay­lor ran for 249 yards and two touch­downs as the Badgers rolled on the road.

No. 10 Ohio St. (5-1) def. Mary­land, 62-14 J.T. Bar­rett threw for three touch­downs and ran for an­other in the first half, and the Buck­eyes had their most dom­i­nant de­fen­sive ef­fort in nearly 60 years.

No. 11 Wash­ing­ton St. (6-0) def. Ore­gon, 33-10 Luke Falk passed for 282 yards and three touch­downs as the Cougars won in their first road game of the sea­son.

No. 12 Auburn (5-1) def. Mis­sis­sippi, 44-23 Tigers led 35-3 at half. RB Ker­ryon John­son has 11 TDs in three SEC games. No. 13 Mi­ami (4-0) def. Florida St., 24-20 Ma­lik Rosier com­pleted four of his first 16 passes but found a rhythm in the sec­ond half and fin­ished 19 of 44 for 254 yards and three scores.

No. 14 South­ern Cal (5-1) def. Ore­gon St., 38-10 Sam Darnold threw for 328 yards and three touch­downs as the Tro­jans bounced back from last week’s loss to Wash­ing­ton State.

No. 15 Ok­la­homa St. (4-1) did not play. James Wash­ing­ton, who began the week­end as the na­tion’s lead­ing re­ceiver (627 yards), will get back on the field next Satur­day vs. win­less Bay­lor.

No. 16 Vir­ginia Tech (5-1) def. Bos­ton Col­lege, 23-10 Josh Jack­son threw for 322 yards and a touch­down, and the Hok­ies never trailed.

No. 17 Louisville (4-2) lost to No. 24 N.C. State, 39-25, Thu. Strong de­fen­sive lines con­tinue to tor­ment La­mar Jack­son and the Car­di­nals.

No. 18 South Florida (5-0) did not play. Bulls should ex­tend pro­gram-record 10-game win streak next Satur­day vs. U-Mass.

No. 19 San Diego St. (5-0) at UNLV, late The Aztecs en­tered ranked sixth na­tion­ally with 12 take­aways, one sea­son af­ter fin­ish­ing tied for fifth.

No. 20 Utah (4-0) vs. Stan­ford, late Na­tion’s No. 9 rush­ing de­fense (87 yards al­lowed per game) took on its lead­ing rusher, Bryce Love (1,088 yards on just 98 car­ries).

No. 21 Florida (3-2) lost to LSU, 17-16 A missed ex­tra point was the dif­fer­ence as the Tigers bounced back from their loss to Troy.

No. 21 Notre Dame (5-1) def. North Carolina, 33-10 Josh Adams ran for 118 yards, in­clud­ing a 73-yard touch­down, for the Fight­ing Ir­ish.

No. 23 West Vir­ginia (3-2) lost to No. 8 TCU, 31-24 Will Grier threw for 366 yards and three touch­downs in the los­ing ef­fort.

No. 24 N.C. State (5-1) def. No. 17 Louisville, 39-25, Thu. The Wolf­pack is 3-0 in the ACC for first time since 2002 and now is the top di­vi­sional chal­lenger to Clem­son.

No. 25 Cen­tral Florida (3-0) at Cincin­nati, late The Knights outscored first three foes, 139-40, mak­ing them one of three teams (with Alabama and Wash­ing­ton) in the na­tion’s top 10 in scor­ing of­fense and scor­ing de­fense.


Run­ning back Travis Eti­enne car­ries the ball as Wake For­est’s Wen­dell Dunn gives chase dur­ing the first half of Clem­son’s 28-14 vic­tory at home Satur­day. Eti­enne rushed for 67 yards and scored on a one-yard run to help the Tigers beat the De­mon Dea­cons...

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