No. 24 Iowa State 27, Drake 24: David Montgomery ran for 145 yards and two touchdowns and Iowa State barely survived a near-upset by non-scholarship FCS school Drake at Ames, Iowa.
NC State 58, East Carolina 3: Reggie Gallaspy Jr. ran for 220 yards and two touchdowns to set a program single-season TD record and help North Carolina State beat East Carolina at Raleigh, N.C.
South Carolina 28, Akron 3: Deebo Samuel caught two touchdown passes and recovered a bad snap on a punt in the end zone for another score as South Carolina beat Akronat Columbia, S.C.
Virginia Tech 41, Marshall 20: Ryan Willis threw touchdown passes to four different receivers in the first half and Virginia Tech won at Blacksburg, Va.