- Associated Press - Saturday, October 15, 2011

STARS

_J.J. McDermott, SMU, threw for 358 yards and two TDs in a 38-17 victory over UCF.

_Riley Nelson, BYU, threw for 217 yards and three TDs, and rushed for 87 yards to lead the Cougars over Oregon State 38-28.

_Jeremy Smith, Oklahoma State, ran for 140 yards and scored on two long TDs runs on seven carries to help the No. 6 Cowboys beat No. 22 Texas 38-26.


_Keith Price, Washington, threw for 257 yards and had four first-half TD passes in an impressive 52-24 rout of Colorado.

_Josh McGregor, Jacksonville, threw for 346 yards and five TDs in a 50-14 win over Morehead State.

_James Franklin, Missouri, accounted for 373 yards and five TDs as the Tigers routed Iowa State 52-10.

_Chris Lum, Lehigh, threw for 413 yards and three TDs in a 34-12 win over Fordham.

_Jacory Harris, Miami, passed for 267 yards and three TDs to help the Hurricanes beat North Carolina 30-24.

_Ryan Tannehill, Texas A&M, threw for 415 yards and a career-high six TDs to lead the No. 21 Aggies to a 55-28 win over No. 20 Baylor.

_Robert Griffin III, Baylor, threw for a school-record 430 yards and three TDs in a 55-28 loss to No. 21 Texas A&M.

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BIG EAST EXPANSION

The Big East knows which schools it wants to add. Now it’s just a matter of getting those programs to come aboard.

To help convince some of the candidates _ such as Boise State _ that the Big East will be stable in the long run, the conference has a plan in place to double its exit fee to $10 million.

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