Saturday, November 27, 2010

College Football (Rivalry Week)

#3 TCU blows out New Mexico 66-17 to keep their undefeated record. TCU closed out their season so now it's up to either South Carolina or Oregon St to see if they can pull of the upset an jolt them into the National Championship game. TCU had over 500 totals yards in the game and gave up only 130. Quarterback Andy Dalton had 156 with three touchdowns for the Horned Frogs.

#12 Arkansas upset #5 LSU 31-22 and ruined their chance of playing in the National Championship game. Ryan Mallett had 320 yards and three touchdowns for the Razorbacks. 163 of those yards went to Cobi Hamilton and he also caught two touchdowns. Running back Knile Davis had another big game for Arkansas as he added 153 and a score on the ground. Arkansas advances to 10-2 while LSU falls to 10-2.

Andrew Luck and #6 Stanford blowout Oregon St 38-0 and improve their recored to 11-1. Luck threw for 317 yards and four Td's, running back Stepfan Taylor had 115 on the ground and a score and Doug Baldwin caught 5 passes for 109 yards and two touchdowns. Stanford looks to be possible headed to the Rose Bowl but for sure a BCS bowl after the win and Boise and LSU losses.

#7 Wisconsin scores 70 to beat Northwestern 70-23. With the win Wisconsin will most likely stay ahead of Ohio St in the rankings and there for be the representative in the Rose Bowl. Wisconsin caused 7 turnovers on the game. Running back Montee Ball had 174 yards on the ground and four touchdowns and James White added 138 and a score. Quarterback Scott Tolzien threw for 231 yards and four touchdowns.

# 8 Ohio State blows out rival Michigan 37-7 as they win their 7th straight over Michigan. Ohio St's quarterback Terrelle Pryor thew for 219 yards and two touchdowns,Devier Posey and Dane Sanzenbacher, in the win. The Buckeyes took the early lead an then milked the clock thanks to 175 yards on the ground from "Boom" Herron. The Buckeyes are hoping for another BCS Bowl as they advance to 11-1 on the season and get a share of the Big Ten title.

#13 Oklahoma upset #9 Oklahoma St in Stiller water 47-41 to cause a three way tie atop the Big 12 south. Landry Jones had a Huge game throwing the ball for the Sooners as he went for 468 yards and four touchdowns. Wide receiver  Cameron Kenny caught 6 balls for 141 yards and two scores in the win. Both Oklahoma and Oklahoma St move to 10-2 on the season.

#10 Michigan St beat Penn St for the first time in Happy Valley despite Matthew McGloin's 312 yards. The Spartans grab a share of the Big Ten title with the 28-22 win over the Nittany Lions. Quarterback Kirk Cousins threw for two Td's and running back Edwin Baker ran for 118 yards and a score in the win.

#14 Missouri advances to 10-2 on the season as they dominate Kansas 35-7. The Missouri defense only allowed 141 total yards on the day and forced three interceptions. The Tigers had 218 yards on the ground a five scores.

#16 Virginia Tech wins their 10th straight as they beat Virginia 37-7. Virginia Tech has now won 7th straight vs instate rival UVA . Virginia Tech had just over 200 yards on the ground in the game and Tyrod Taylor added 176 and a touchdown passing. Virginia Tech goes on to the ACC Championship game next week while Virginia has a third straight losing season.

#18 South Carolina blows out instate rival Clemson 29-7 to move to 9-3 on the season as they head into the SEC title game next weekend vs Auburn. South Carolina scored 29 unanswered points in the win and their defense forced 3 turnovers, one was a pick six. Quarterback Stephen Garcia threw for 223 yards and two touchdowns and reviver Alshon Jeffery had 141 yards receiving and a score for the gamecocks. Clemson falls to 6-6 on the season.

#20 Utah came from behind to beat BYU 17-16 thanks to 17 4th quarter points. Utah's defense stopped the BYU offense three times in the red zone forcing them to kick field goals and they also caused four turnovers in the win. Quarterback Jordan Wynn had 199 yards and a touchdown pass for Utah. Utah moves to 10-2, BYU goes to 6-6.

#22 Florida St runs all over Florida as they win 31-7. Florida St quarterback Chris Ponder threw for 221 yards and three touchdowns in the win. The Florida St defense held Florida to only 64 passing yards and caused four turnovers in the win. Florida St goes to 9-3 on the season while Florida falls to 7-5.

Maryland upset #23 North Carolina St 38-31 to cap off a great rebound for Maryland. Last year the team went 2-10 and this year they finished 8-4. North Carolina St also finished with a solid year at 8-4. Maryland quarterback Danny O'Brien threw for 417 yards and four touchdowns while receiver Torrey Smith had 224 yards and all four Td's.

Minnesota won their 3rd game of the year as they upset #24 Iowa 27-24. The loss is Iowa's third straight as they drop to a miserable 7-5 to end the season after high pre season expectations. Minnesota running back DeLeon Eskridge had 95 yards on the ground and a touchdown to lead the Golden Gophers.

#25 Mississippi St holds back a late Ole Miss comeback to win 31-23. Miss St quarterback Chris Relf had 288 yards passing and threw touchdowns while running back LaDarius Perkins had 238 total yards (98 rushing,140 receiving) and two scores. Mississippi finishes off the regular season at 8-4 will Ole Miss misses out on a Bowl at 4-8.

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