Lock burns Florida again as Mizzou wins
Drew Lock picked apart Florida’s defense for the second straight year, throwing three touchdown passes to lead Missouri to a 38-17 victory against the 13th-ranked Gators on Saturday.
Lock completed 24 of 32 passes for 250 yards, with scoring throws to Albert Okwuegbunam, Kam Scott and Emanuel Hall that stunned the Swamp.
Fortunately for the Gators (6-3, 4-3 SEC), they won’t have to face the senior and possible first-round draft pick again.
They might have seen the last of Feleipe Franks, too. Coach Dan Mullen benched Franks late in the third quarter, and backup Kyle Trask promptly directed a 75yard touchdown drive in which he converted two fourth downs. Trask found Josh Hammond in the end zone on the second one for a 7-yard score that made it 35-17.
The Tigers (5-4, 1-4) responded with a field goal that essentially sealed their first SEC win of the season.
No. 2 Clemson 77, Louisville 16: Travis Etienne ran for 153 yards and two touchdowns to help the host Tigers (6-0, ACC, No. 2 CFP) move to 9-0 for the third time in four years. The Tigers had five rushing touchdowns. Among those cracking the end zone were 350-pound defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence, who had a 2yard TD run as part of Clemson’s “Fridge Package.” Louisville is 2-7, 0-6. No. 5 Michigan 42, No. 14 Penn State 7: Shea Patterson accounted for three touchdowns and the host Wolverines (8-1, 6-0 Big Ten, No. 5 CFP) put together a dominant performance on defense. The Wolverines moved a step closer toward their goals of winning a conference championship for the first time since 2004 and earning their first spot in the College Football Playoff. The Nittany Lions (6-3, 3-3, No. 14 CFP) scored with 1:59 .
No. 6 Georgia 34, No. 11 Kentucky 17: D’andre Swift ran for a career-high 156 yards and two touchdowns on 16 carries against Kentucky’s vaunted defense and visiting Georgia (8-1, 6-1, No. 6 CFP) wrapped up its sec- ond straight SEC Eastern Division title. Kentucky (7-2, 5-2, No. 9 CFP) has never reached the SEC championship game.
No. 10 Ohio State 36, Nebraska 31: J.K. Dobbins ran for three touchdowns and Dwayne Haskins Jr. passed for two more as the host Buckeyes (8-1, 5-1 Big Ten, No. 10 CFP) rallied in the second half. Nebraska (2-7, 1-5) freshman quarterback Adrian Martinez bested Haskins, who was in the Heisman Trophy conversation a month ago. Martinez threw for 266 yards and touchdown and rushed for two more.
No. 12 West Virginia 42, No. 15 Texas 41: West Virginia’s Will Grier threw a 33-yard touchdown pass to Gary Jennings with 16 seconds left, and then ran in the 2-point conversion for the visiting Mountaineers (7-1, 5-1 Big 12, No. 13 CFP). Grier broke his finger on a run to the pylon in the first quarter of a loss to Texas last year, and his game-winning run came on a similar scramble. Sam Ehlinger passed for 356 yards and three scores and also ran for a touchdown for Texas (6-3, 4-2, No. 17 CFP), which has lost two in a row.
Arizona State 38, No. 16 Utah 20: Manny Wilkins threw three touchdown passes to N’keal Harry, and host Arizona State knocked the Utes (6-3, 4-3 Pac-12) out of sole possession of first place in Pac-12 South. The Utes (6-3, 4-3 Pac-12) lost quarterback Tyler Huntley to an apparent shoulder or arm injury in the third quarter. Arizona State (5-4, 3-3), with consecutive victories over USC and Utah, is a halfgame out of first place. Purdue 38, No. 19 Iowa 36: Spencer Evans made a 25-yard field goal with 8 seconds left to give host Purdue an upset win. David Blough threw three touchdown passes to
Terry Wright and topped the 300-yard mark for the fifth time this season as the Boilermakers (5-4, 4-2 Big Ten) moved within a game of the Big Ten West’s division lead. The Hawkeyes (6-3, 3-3) lost their second straight road game when their vaunted defense couldn’t come up with one final stop.