COLLEGE FOOTBALL TODAY: Oregon’s Dye scores four straight

STARS

—Travis Dye, Oregon, became the first player in Football Bowl Subdivision history to score a TD on four straight runs in the 10th-place Ducks’ 34-31 win over UCLA.

—Brennan Armstrong, Virginia, had 495 yards and six touchdowns to help the Cavaliers beat Georgia Tech 48-40.

—Sam Hartman, Wake Forest, threw for a career-high 458 yards and five touchdowns, and the No. 16 Demon Deacons beat Army 70-56 to remain undefeated.

—Bryce Young, Alabama, passed for 371 yards and two touchdowns and ran for two more scores, carrying the No. 4 Crimson Tide to a 52-24 win over Tennessee.

—Darius Hale of central Arkansas rushed for 253 yards and four touchdowns in a 49-38 win over Lamar.

—Carson Strong, Nevada, threw for 476 yards and four touchdowns in a 34-32 loss to Fresno State.

—Garrett Shrader, Syracuse, rushed for three touchdowns and threw two, including one to Damien Alford with 19 seconds left, to lift the Orange to a 41-36 win over Virginia Tech.

—Tyler Van Dyke, Miami, passed for 325 yards and four touchdowns, and the Hurricanes knocked out No. 18 NC State 31-30.

—Jah’Marae Sheread, Florida A&M, scored four touchdowns in a 31-28 win over Mississippi Valley State.

—Nolan Grooms, Yale, had 396 yards and four touchdowns in a 32-28 win over Penn.

—Cameron Ward, Incarnate Word, threw for 455 yards with two touchdowns in a 28-20 loss to McNeese.

—Carlos Davis, West Carolina, had a career-high 401 yards and three touchdowns to help the Catamounts beat the Citadel 45-31.

—Tyler Allgeier, BYU, rushed for 191 yards and two touchdowns, and the Cougars beat Washington State 21-19 in the Cougars’ first game since coach Nick Rolovich was fired for refusing to get vaccinate against COVID-19.

—Malik Grant, Sacred Heart, rushed for 186 yards and two touchdowns in a 31-13 win over Duquesne.

—Will Rogers, Mississippi State, threw for a career-best 386 yards and four touchdowns in a 45-6 win over Vanderbilt.

—Shedeur Sanders, Jackson State, threw for 309 yards and four touchdowns in a 42-12 win over Bethune-Cookman.

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ILLINI WINS IN NINE

In an unprecedented nine overtime, Illinois survived Penn State’s botched attempt at a sleight of hand, lost its quarterback and a powerful hard comeback to injury, and didn’t managed to gain again and again three meager yards.

When Casey Washington finally landed the game-winning hold on Saturday, he barely knew what to do.

The Illini emerged victorious in the NCAA’s first-ever nine-overtime game, outscoring the seventh-seeded Nittany Lions 20-18 on Washington’s 2-point conversion take from Brandon Peters to end a streak of goal-line deadlocks under college football’s newly rewritten overtime. rules.

The teams were tied at 10 after regulation, traded field goals in the first two overtimes, then began alternating single drives from the 3-yard line in the third OT as part of a format refined ahead of the 2021 season.

Penn State tried to win it on the spot with a twist on the famous “Philly Special” game the Eagles used to win Super Bowl LII. Quarterback Sean Clifford – who is still dealing with an unspecified injury sustained Oct. 9 against Iowa – was wide open near the goal line on the match-fixing play, but tight end Tyler’s pass attempt Warren missed his mark.

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NUMBERS

4_Fourth quarter interceptions by Indiana State in a 28-17 win over Youngstown State.

11_Buffalo Sacks in a 45-10 win over Akron to break the school record.

72_Wins by San Diego coach Dale Lindsey, breaking a tie with Brian Fogerty for most in school history.

1,025 career rushing yards by Cal’s Chase Garbers, breaking Joe Kapp’s school record of 931 for most by a quarterback.

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OCTOBER CYCLONES

Iowa State is back in its familiar October shape and right in the thick of the Big 12 race.

Brock Purdy threw for 307 yards and two touchdowns, the defense stopped Oklahoma State within inches on a late fourth-and-two, and the Cyclones beat the No. 8 Cowboys 24-21.

The Cyclones won their third straight game to improve to 16-2 in October since 2017, and they won their ninth straight Big 12 home game, the longest such streak in the league.

Oklahoma State saw its eight-game winning streak come to an end and lost to Ames for the first time since 2011.

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