UNIVERSITY FOOTBALL TODAY: MSU’s Nailor has 221 yards on reception

STARS – Jalen Nailor, Michigan State, had 221 receiving yards and three touchdowns as the Spartans went undefeated with a 31-13…

STARS

—Jalen Nailor, Michigan State, had 221 receiving yards and three touchdowns as the Spartans went undefeated with a 31-13 victory over Rutgers.

—Frank Harris, Texas-San Antonio, threw for 349 yards and six touchdowns, and landed a 23-yard touchdown reception in a 52-46 victory over Western Kentucky.

—CJ Stroud, Ohio State, threw for 406 yards and five touchdowns as the No.7 Buckeyes steamed Maryland 66-17.

–Casey Thompson, Texas, threw for 388 yards and five touchdowns in the No.21 Longhorns’ 55-48 loss to Oklahoma.

—Jordan Travis of Florida State threw three touchdown passes and rushed for two more scores as the Seminoles upset North Carolina for the second year in a row, winning 35-25.

-Will Levis, Ky., Pitched for three touchdowns and ran for two more and the No. 16 Wildcats dominated LSU throughout a 42-21 blowout.

—Malik Grant, Sacred Heart, ran for a career-high 268 yards in a 20-10 win over Merrimack.

—Brennan Armstrong, Va., Threw for 487 yards and a 1-yard TD pass to Grant Misch with 22 seconds left to give the Cavaliers a superb 34-33 comeback victory over Louisville.

—Cole Kelley of southeast Louisiana threw for 406 yards and five touchdowns in a 58-48 win over Nicholls.

—Tyler Badie, Missouri, rushed for a career-high 217 yards and scored three touchdowns to lead the Tigers to a 48-35 victory over North Texas.

—Jayden of Laura, Wash., Threw for 399 yards and three touchdowns as the Cougars beat Oregon State 31-24.

—Dustin Crum ‘, Kent State, threw for a career-high 407 yards and three touchdowns in a 48-38 win over Buffalo.

_Gerry Bohanon, Baylor, hit career highs 336 passing yards and four touchdowns while scoring on a 1-yard sneak in the Bears’ 45-20 win over West Virginia.

—Kendre Miller, TCU, rushed for 185 yards and three touchdowns, helping the Horned Frogs pass Texas Tech 52-31.

—Xavie Shepherd of Kennesaw State ran for 199 yards and three touchdowns, adding 109 passing yards in a 34-15 victory over Hampton.

—Tim DeMorat, Fordham, threw for 339 yards and touchdowns in a 54-7 win over Wagner.

—Isaiah Malcome, Pa., Ran for 204 yards in a 20-0 win over Lehigh.

—Devin Wynn, Furman, rushed for 206 yards and scored three touchdowns in a 42-20 win over Wofford.

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FALLING TIDE OF AGGIES

In a speech this spring, Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher used colorful language to proclaim his team would beat Alabama during coach Nick Saban’s career.

He kept that promise on his first try since that vow on Saturday night, inflicting the defending national champions their first loss since 2019 in a thrilling upheaval. Seth Small had a 28-yard field goal at the end of the time limit and Texas A&M upset Alabama 41-38 to end Crimson Tide’s 19-game winning streak.

Alabama had scored 21 straight points – capped by a TD reception and a 2-point conversion capture by Jameson Williams – to take a 38-31 lead with five minutes remaining.

Texas A&M tied at 38 when Zach Calzada joined Ainias Smith for a 25-yard touchdown three minutes to go. Calzada was hit as he was throwing the strike and had to be helped off the pitch but returned for the next trip after a visit to the medical tent.

Calzada returned after the Aggies forced a punt to orchestrate the winning shot, highlighted by a 17-yard pass to Isaiah Spiller before Small finished to send fans onto the field to celebrate.

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RED RIVER CLASSIC

Kennedy Brooks took the final photo for sixth-ranked Oklahoma after first-year quarterback Caleb Williams took over when Spencer Rattler was benched again in the Red River rivalry game.

Brooks ran for 217 yards and two touchdowns in the fourth quarter, including a straight snap for a 33-yard winner with 3 seconds left, and the Sooners beat No.21 Texas 55-48 in the most scorched game. of 117 meetings in a series soon to move to the Southeastern Conference.

The Sooners appeared to be trying to prepare for a late-game field goal when Brooks instead broke free for a sprint to the end zone.

The Sooners overcame a 28-7 deficit after the first quarter, tying the second-biggest comeback in program history. And when it was over, the Oklahoma students who were part of the sold-out crowd at the 92,100-seat Cotton Bowl Stadium rushed out onto the field to celebrate with their team.

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NUMBERS

16_Head losses by UMass before a 27-13 victory over UConn.

51_Years since Kentucky started a 6-0 season before this season. Bear Bryant was the coach the previous time.

54_Years since Eastern Washington started 6-0 before this season.

100_Straight wins against opponents unranked by No. 1 Alabama – dating back to 2007 – before losing 41-38 to Texas A&M.

1,287_Total combined yards in No. 17 Mississippi’s 52-51 win over No. 13 Arkansas.

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TOP-5 CONTEST

Iowa was in formation for the win and the excitement was about to boil over as dusk settled over Kinnick Stadium.

Spencer Petras took the final shot, took a knee and walked away, apparently thinking he could leave the pitch before the students and other fans pouring out of the end zone seats could catch him.

He barely reached the midfield. This is where he and his teammates were swarmed and the mosh pit formed over the Hawkeyes logo to celebrate Iowa’s hard-earned 23-20 victory over No.3 Iowa’s fourth-placed Penn State.

Petras threw a 44-yard touchdown pass to Nico Rgaini to complete Iowa’s comeback after a two-touchdown deficit, all accomplished while the Penn State offense did next to nothing after the quarterback. fullback Sean Clifford was eliminated from the game.

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