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_ Cam Newton, Auburn, passed for a career-best 335 yards and four touchdowns, and ran for a couple of TDs to lead the No. 2 Tigers past 18th-ranked South Carolina 56-17 for the Southeastern Conference title.
_ LaMichael James, Oregon, ran for 134 yards and two touchdowns to send the top-ranked Ducks into the
_ Kellen Moore, Boise State, threw three touchdown passes, ran for another and the No. 9 Broncos bounced back from a loss that ended its BCS hopes by beating Utah State 50-14 in their Western Athletic Conference farewell.
_ Geno Smith, West Virginia, threw for a career-high 352 yards on 23-of-28 passing and the No. 23 Mountaineers overcame turnover problems to beat Rutgers 35-14 to clinch at least a share of the Big East title.
_ Dion Lewis, Pittsburgh, ran for a career-high 261 yards and four touchdowns on a snow-covered field, leading the Panthers to a 28-10 victory over Cincinnati and a share of the Big East title.
_ Latavius Murray, Central Florida, rushed for 94 yards and scored two touchdowns to lead the Knights to a 17-7 victory over Southern Methodist in the Conference USA championship game. national title game for the first time with a 37-20 win over Oregon State in the Civil War rivalry.
_ Colin Kaepernick, Nevada, ran for three scores, including a dazzling 28-yard scramble on fourth-and-9, and the No. 14 Wolf Pack earned a share of the Western Athletic Conference championship with a 35-17 victory over Louisiana Tech.
_ Chris Polk, Washington, ran for a career-high 284 yards on 29 carries and scored two touchdowns, helping the Huskies become bowl eligible for the first time in eight years with a 35-28 win over rival Washington State.
_ Dave Teggart, Connecticut, had four field goals, including a career-long 52-yarder with 17 seconds to play, as the Huskies clinched the Big East’s automatic Bowl Championship Series berth with a 19-16 win over South Florida.
_ Tyrod Taylor, Virginia Tech, threw three touchdown passes and scrambled for another and surging Hokies captured their third Atlantic Coast Conference title in four years with a 44-33 victory over Florida State.
_ Travis Lewis, Oklahoma, had an interception in the end zone and recovered two fumbles as the No. 10 Sooners rallied from a 17-point deficit to beat No. 13 Nebraska 23-20 in the Big 12 championship game.
Top-ranked Oregon celebrated its 37-20 victory over Oregon State in the Civil War in the corner of Reser Stadium as its fans poured onto the field, a party that was headed 40 miles south down Interstate 5.
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