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STARS

-TreVeyon Henderson, Ohio State, broke 49-year-old Archie Griffin’s freshman rushing record for 277 yards and three as the No. 9 Buckeyes pulled away late to beat Tulsa 41-20

—Eric Barriere, Eastern Washington, set an FCS record for passing yards in a half with 487, finishing with 542 total yards and six touchdowns in a 62-56 win over Western Illinois.

—Matt Corral, Mississippi, passed for 335 yards and three touchdowns, ran for four scores, and the No. 17 Rebels beat Tulane 61-21,

—Jaylen Warren, Oklahoma State, rushed for 218 yards and two touchdowns to help the Cowboys escape with a 21-20 win over Boise State.

—Sam Howell, North Carolina, threw five TD passes and rushed for a career-high 112 yards as the No. 21 Tar Heels took over after halftime to beat Virginia 59-39.

—Max Johnson, LSU, passed for a career-high 372 yards and five touchdowns as the Tigers outscored Central Michigan 49-21.

—Wiley Hartley, Campbell, threw six touchdown passes and the Camels forced a record 10 turnovers program in a 72-0 rout of Presbyterian.

—Malik Willis, Liberty, threw for four touchdowns and ran for two more in a 45-17 win over Old Dominion.

—Cole Kelley of Southeast Louisiana threw for 444 yards and four touchdowns in a 56-10 win over Central Connecticut.

—Tyler Shough, Texas Tech, threw for 399 yards and four touchdowns to spark a 54-21 win over Florida International.

—KJ Jefferson, Arkansas, threw for a career-high 366 yards and tied a career-high with three touchdowns to lead the No. 20 Razorbacks to a 45-10 victory over Georgia Southern.

—Dylan Morris, Washington, passed for 367 yards and three touchdowns, and the Huskies rebounded from two disappointing losses with a 52-3 victory over Arkansas State.

—Aaron Shampklin, Harvard, rushed for 183 yards and two touchdowns in a 44-9 win over Georgetown.

—Michigan State’s Payton Thorne passed for 261 yards and four touchdowns as the Spartans extended their undefeated start by passing No. 24 Miami 38-17.

—Sean Tucker, Syracuse, scored five touchdowns and the Orange beat Albany 62-24.

—Ulonzo Gilliam Jr., UC Davis, rushed for 178 yards and three touchdowns in a 60-27 win over Dixie State.

—Tyler Goodson, Iowa, rushed for a career-high 153 yards and three touchdowns to help the No. 5 Hawkeyes beat Kent State 30-7.

—DJ Irons, Akron, threw three TD passes and ran for another score in a 35-14 win over Bryant.

—Cole Smith, Princeton, passed for 412 yards and three touchdowns in a 32-0 win over Lehigh.

—Kasim Hill, Rhode Island, threw for 321 and accounted for four touchdowns in a 45-24 victory over Brown.

—Trey Potts, Minnesota, rushed for 121 yards and three touchdowns, and the Gophers won their 21st straight non-conference game by beating the Buffaloes 30-0.

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TIDE TOPS GATORS

Bryce Young’s first college road start was a resounding success, a three-touchdown performance that helped top-ranked Alabama hold No. 11 Florida 31-29.

Defending national champion Crimson Tide stopped a 2-point conversion with 3:10 to go and extended his winning streak to 17, making it 32 in a row against teams in the SEC East Division.

The Gators have lost eight straight in the series and fell 0-5 to No. 1-ranked teams at Florida Field.

This one was closer than the bettors and just about everyone expected, with 14 1/2 underdog points Florida having a chance to tie the game in the final minutes despite playing without dynamic quarterback Anthony Richardson.

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WHITE VICTORY

Jaquan Brisker jumped across a field strewn with white pom poms and towards a row of Penn State students painted white from head to toe.

The Nittany Lions star safety had a big smile on his face, and it didn’t fade even when he tripped over a photographer while celebrating a dramatic win on a rowdy night in Happy Valley.

Brisker cut off a desperate pass to the end zone by Auburn’s Bo Nix as time expired and No. 10 Penn State held on to beat No. 22 Auburn 28-20.

Sean Clifford completed 28 of 32 passes for 280 yards and two touchdowns as Penn State welcomed back its white crowd to Beaver Stadium for a rare visit from a Southeastern Conference team.

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NUMBERS

9_Years since Rutgers started 3-0 before this season.

13_Years since Oregon State last shutout before a 42-0 victory over opponent FCS Idaho.

43_Years since Utah State’s previous 3-0 start.

44_Years since Minnesota’s last road shutout against a Power Five team before beating Colorado 30-0.

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ANNIVERSARY GAME

Oklahoma and Nebraska played as if trying to maintain the history of the rivalry.

Spencer Rattler had a touchdown and ran for another, and No. 3 Oklahoma held on to beat Nebraska 23-16.

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the “Game of the Century” – No. 1 Nebraska’s 35-31 victory over No. 2 Oklahoma in 1971 – the teams rewarded their nostalgic fans with a competitive contest. The programs had a fierce but respectful rivalry in the Big Eight and Big 12, with Nebraska winning five national titles and Oklahoma winning four between 1970 and 2000.

It was their first meeting since 2010 — just before Nebraska left the Big 12 for the Big Ten — and much closer than expected.

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