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The victory by Notre Dame (4-0) ended a streak of three straight games in which Michigan (2-2) beat the Irish in the final 27 seconds.

Notre Dame didn’t give the Wolverines a chance to pull it out this time, running out the clock after a Brendan Gibbons field goal with 3:27 left in the game made it 13-6.

Rees scored the game’s only touchdown on a quarterback draw late in the first half and engineered a late drive that ended in Kyle Brindza’s 39-yard field goal to give Notre Dame a 13-3 cushion.

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NO. 13 USC 27, CALIFORNIA 9

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Matt Barkley passed for 192 yards and threw two touchdown passes to Marqise Lee, and No. 13 Southern California bounced back from its first defeat with a 27-9 victory over California on Saturday.

Lee had 11 catches for 94 yards, and Silas Redd rushed for 158 yards and a score as the Trojans (3-1, 1-1 Pac-12) grinded out their ninth consecutive win over the Golden Bears (1-3, 0-1) in the schools’ 100th meeting.

A week after the preseason No. 1 team got shut out in the second half of a 21-14 loss at Stanford, USC drained the suspense from this matchup with a methodical 75-yard drive that consumed more than half of the fourth quarter, capped by Lee’s 3-yard TD catch with 5:56 to play.

Keenan Allen had nine catches for 94 yards for the Bears, who couldn’t get into the Coliseum end zone and managed just 250 total yards.

Barkley didn’t look particularly sharp, throwing two interceptions for the second straight week. He also struggled to find All-American receiver Robert Woods, who had only five catches for 30 yards. Yet Barkley still went 22 for 34 and kept the Trojans moving on several long drives.____

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No. 14 FLORIDA 38, KENTUCKY 0

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) _ Jeff Driskel accounted for two touchdowns to help Florida beat Kentucky for the 26th straight time.

The Gators (4-0, 3-0 Southeastern Conference) also recorded their first shutout in conference play since a 52-0 victory against Mississippi State in 2001.

Florida struggled early in the game, not a great sign with No. 2 LSU up next in two weeks. The slow start also was a rarity against the Wildcats (1-3, 0-1). The Gators had outscored Kentucky 94-3 in the first quarter in the last four meetings, sealing games before some fans settled into their seats.

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