- Associated Press - Saturday, September 19, 2015


-Greyson Lambert, Georgia, threw for 330 yards, three touchdowns and set an NCAA record by completing all but one of his 25 passes to lead the No. 7 Bulldogs to a 52-20 victory over South Carolina. Lambert posted the highest percentage (96.0) in FBS history for a minimum of 20 completions, breaking the mark of 95.8 (23 of 24) shared by Tennessee’s Tee Martin and West Virginia’s Geno Smith. Lambert also completed his final 20 passes, breaking the previous school record of 19 straight completions by Mike Bobo in the 1998 Outback Bowl.

-Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma, set a school record with 572 total yards, threw four TD passes and ran for two more scores in the 16th-ranked Sooners’ 52-38 victory over Tulsa.

-Leonard Fournette, LSU, ran for a career-high 228 yards and three TDs to help the No. 13 Tigers steamroll 18th-ranked Auburn 45-21.

-Greyson Lambert, Georgia, threw for 330 yards, three TDs and set a school record with 20 straight completions to lead the No. 7 Bulldogs to a 52-20 rout of South Carolina.

-C.J. Prosise, Notre Dame, had three TDs and 198 yards rushing, including a 91-yard TD run that was the longest run in Notre Dame Stadium history, to lift the No. 8 Irish to a 30-22 win over No. 14 Georgia Tech.

-Kyle Allen, Texas A&M;, threw four TD passes and ran for another score as the No. 17 Aggies pulled away to beat Nevada 44-27.

-Trent Sherfield, Vanderbilt, set a school record for receiving yards with 240 on 13 catches in a 41-7 win over Austin Peay.

-Keyarris Garrett, Tulsa, caught 14 passes for 189 yards and a TD in a 52-38 loss to No. 16 Oklahoma.

-Keenan Reynolds, Navy, ran for five TDs and 142 yards in a 45-21 victory over East Carolina.

-Jordan Howard, Indiana, ran for 203 yards to lead the Hoosiers to a 38-35 victory over Western Kentucky.

-Dennis Parks, Rice, caught eight passes for 163 yards and two TDs to lead the Owls to a 38-24 win over North Texas.

-Vad Lee, James Madison, threw four TD passes and accounted for 347 total yards in a 42-28 win over Albany.

-Connor Kacsor, Dayton, ran for 244 yards and three TDs in a 24-13 win over Duquesne.



The season-long flurry of injuries to college quarterbacks shows no signs of slowing down.

Boston College’s Darius Wade, Syracuse’s Eric Dungey and Wake Forest’s John Wolford all were knocked out of their respective games this week.

Boston College said Wade would be out for the rest of the season because of an ankle injury he suffered Friday night in a 14-0 loss to No. 9 Florida State.

For Syracuse, it marked the second time one of its quarterbacks has been lost to injury. Terrel Hunt had hurt his Achilles tendon in Syracuse’s opener, knocking him out for the rest of the season.

This year already had featured season-ending injuries to Kansas State’s Jesse Ertz, BYU’s Taysom Hill and Notre Dame’s Malik Zaire among others.



Cardale Jones started for Ohio State and J.T. Barrett finished, but for the second straight week neither was particularly effective against an opponent the Buckeyes were expected to blow out.

Darron Lee returned an interception 41 yards for a touchdown and the Ohio State defense bailed out its struggling, two-quarterback offense as the top-ranked Buckeyes beat Northern Illinois 20-13

Jones threw two interceptions and went to the bench in the second quarter. Barrett threw a touchdown pass and a pick. Ohio State had five turnovers in all but still managed to extend the nation’s longest winning streak to 16 games.

Last week, the Buckeyes (3-0) shook free of Hawaii in the second half, but they couldn’t do the same with Northern Illinois.



4_Interceptions by Incarnate Word in its 20-10 victory over Nicholls, setting a school record.

22_Straight losses by Columbia after a 44-24 setback against Fordham.

647_Total yards by Mississippi State in its 62-13 win over Northwestern State to set a school record.

1,376_Combined yards in No. 16 Oklahoma’s 52-38 win over Tulsa.



Miami gave Nebraska the game.

Then Nebraska gave it back.

Corn Elder’s interception on the first play of overtime put Miami in control, and Michael Badgley’s 28-yard field goal gave the Hurricanes a 36-33 win that once seemed absolutely certain and then came perilously close to slipping away in an epic fourth-quarter collapse.

Miami was in control until Nebraska stormed back from a 33-10 deficit bhind three touchdown passes by Tommy Armstrong. His fourth scoring throw of the game went to Stanley Morgan with 33 seconds remaining, and the Cornhuskers then tied it when Jordan Westerkamp hauled in a 2-point conversion toss.

But Elder snared Armstrong’s third interception of the night to start OT, an unsportsmanlike-conduct penalty allowed Miami to start its ensuing drive at the Nebraska 13 instead of the 25, and after three running plays Badgley’s fifth field goal won it for the Hurricanes.

The Cornhuskers have a losing record after three games for the first time since 1981.

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