In other action, fans were treated to a pair of double-overtime thrillers, as No. 13 TCU beat No. 8 Oklahoma State, while Michigan State came back to beat Wisconsin in a Big Ten showdown. Meanwhile, No. 18 Syracuse cruised to an impressive win over NC State.
Here are the top plays from Saturday’s Week 7 slate.
FSU strikes first
Jordan Travis kept the ball and put the Seminoles on the board on their opening drive with a 20-yard TD run.
Can’t touch this
DJ Uiagalelei stepped up to avoid the sack and throw a 59-yard touchdown pass.
“Brining” in the touchdown
Jake Briningstool got open in the flats, allowing him to easily make the catch before running into the end zone to tie the game at 14.
Make ’em miss
The Clemson QB juked out of a tackle again, but this time he kept the ball and ran into the end zone to put Clemson up 24-14 going into halftime.
Trickery for a TD
After a pair of pitches, the ball ended up back in DJ Uiagalelei’s hands, throwing down the field to Davis Allen for a 31-yard TD to give Clemson a 31-14 lead.
Dye does it
Travis Dye completed an impressive opening drive for USC, rushing for an 8-yard touchdown to go up 7-0.
Addison all day
Utes get one back
Micah Bernard made USC defenders miss so he could score a 14-yard touchdown to make it a 14-7 game.
Dye does it all
The Trojans RB threw a key block on a blitz, allowing Caleb Williams to scramble and throw a TD to Kyron Hudson, putting USC up 21-7.
Where’d Cam go?
The Trojans defense lost Cameron Rising, as the Utes’ QB kept the ball to cut into USC’s lead.
Keeping it interesting
Cameron Rising led Utah on a two-minute drill before the half, with a 30-yard pass helping them get into the red zone before making it a 28-21 game in USC’s favor.
After trailing by two scores for much of the first half, Utah ties it up on the opening possession of the second half, as tight end Dalton Kincaid gets wide open for the score.
Josh Falo took Caleb Williams’ pass from the line of scrimmage into the end zone for the 11-yard score, giving the Trojans a 35-28 lead.
USC and Utah were in a game of trading touchdowns, until the Utes fumbled just yards short of the goal line, keeping it 35-28 Trojans.
Will Levis has the Key
After missing last week’s game, Levis showed off his impressive arm, connecting on a 30-yard throw on one play.
However, the Wildcats haven’t made enough big plays as they’ve scored just three points in a 3-3 game at halftime.
Finally a TD
Kentucky went for it on fourth down and scored, with Levis connecting with Rahsaan Lewis to take the lead.
Chris Rodriguez Jr. found the gaps and eventually the end zone to put Kentucky up 20-10 in the fourth quarter.
Dogs still in it
Levis attempted a screen pass, but it was picked off by Bulldogs corner Emmanuel Forbes, who took it all the way for a pick-six to cut the Wildcats’ lead to 20-17.
Sealing the deal
Chris Rodriguez found the end zone for a second time, putting the Wildcats up 27-17 with just minutes remaining.
Mike Hart back on the sidelines
The Big House was rocking ahead of kickoff, and FOX Sports’ Rob Stone began the day by delivering some great news.
Former Michigan running back and current running backs coach Mike Hart will be back coaching today after collapsing on the sideline last week at Memorial Stadium.
Michigan scored on each of its first two possessions. Meanwhile, Penn State went three-and-out on its first two drives. Michigan led 6-0 at the end of the first quarter.
Wolverines for six
Running back Blake Corum finished off a 13-play Michigan drive in the end zone. The Wolverines led 13-0.
Penn State arrives
Sean Clifford took off for a 62-yard run, getting Penn State to the Michigan 4-yard line. Four plays later, Kaytron Allen scored on a 1-yard touchdown run on fourth-and-goal. The score cut Michigan’s lead to 13-7.
Sean Clifford rips off a 62-yard run before Kaytron Allen finishes the drive to get Penn State on the board
Sean Clifford rips off a 62-yard run before Kaytron Allen finishes the drive to get Penn State on the board vs. Michigan.
We got a game!
Michigan got the ball to midfield and then the drive stalled. Quarterback J.J. McCarthy lost his footing and threw an errant pass that went off two helmets and was intercepted by Casey Jacobs, who ran it back for a 53-yard pick six. The Wolverines made a field goal on their next drive, taking a 16-14 lead into halftime.
J.J. McCarthy’s pass hits TWO helmets en route to Curtis Jacobs pick six
J.J. McCarthy’s pass hits two helmets en route to Curtis Jacobs’ interception, which was returned for a touchdown, giving Penn State a 14-13 lead.
Things getting heated at halftime
We had some “halftime shenanigans” going on between the two teams in the tunnel. Players from both teams can be seen shouting back and forth.
Penn State opened the second half with a field goal, set up by a 48-yard strike from Clifford to Harrison Wallace. Michigan answered, as Donovan Edwards evaded the Nittany Lions defense for a 67-yard rushing touchdown.
McCarthy then hit Ronnie Bell to convert the two-point conversion. The Wolverines led 24-17.
Donovan Edwards breaks free for a 67-yard TD run
Donovan Edwards breaks free for a 67-yard touchdown run to give Michigan a 24-17 lead over Penn State.
Making ’em pay
Penn State turned it over on downs in Michigan territory, and the Wolverines capitalized on the stop. On the first play of the possession, Corum ran through Penn State’s defense for a 61-yard rushing score, giving Michigan a two-touchdown lead.
Blake Corum gets his second TD of the day with a 61-yard score to put Michigan ahead by 14
Blake Corum gets his second TD of the day with a 61-yard score to put Michigan ahead by 14 over Penn State.
Stamp on it
Edwards ran in a 3-yard score, his second of the day, to put the Wolverines up 41-17, which would be the final score.
Donovan Edwards scores his second TD of the game, giving the RB duo four total, to extend the UM lead
Donovan Edwards scores his second TD of the game, giving Michigan’s RB duo four total on the day.
Here to play
Tennessee got on the board first as Jabari Small ran in the 1-yard-score, putting the Volunteers up 7-0.
Bama strikes back
Hooker to Hyatt
Tennessee is cookin’
After forcing Alabama to punt, Hooker found Hyatt for an 11-yard touchdown pass, their second connection of the game. Tennessee led 21-7.
Alabama’s defense got off the field, but then chaos ensued. Quandarrius Robinson went to retrieve the bouncing punt, but he couldn’t corral it as Tennessee recovered the ball, taking over at the Alabama 40-yard line. Three plays later, the Volunteers scored their fourth touchdown of the game, set up by a 31-pass from Hooker to Ramel Keyton. Tennessee led 28-10.
Young hit Ja’Corey Brooks for a 7-yard score, Alabama’s second touchdown of the game. The touchdown cut the Tennessee lead to 28-17.
Gibbs sliced through the Tennessee defense for a 26-yard touchdown run, which cut the lead to two. Then Young hit Brooks for the two-point conversion to tie the game at 28.
Hendon breaks the streak
Hooker aired one out 60 yards to Hyatt to end Alabama’s scoring run and give Tennessee the lead back.
Bryce Young ran out of a couple would-be sacks, dancing in the pocket in order to create enough time to throw down the field on a long third-and-goal. While the pass fell incomplete, Tennessee committed defensive pass interference on the play to keep the ‘Bama drive alive.
Jahmyr Gibbs ran two yards into the end zone right after to give Alabama its first lead of the day.
Hooker’s streak ends
The Tennessee QB threw his first interception of the season. Hooker went 262 attempts without throwing an interception,
Hooker battles back
After a much-needed stop, Hooker gave the Volunteers the lead back when he hit Hyatt for a 78-yard touchdown. Tennessee took a 42-35 lead following the successful two-point conversion.
On 4th-and-goal, the Alabama QB danced around before finding his tight end in the end zone to tie the game 42-42.
Scoop and score!
Alabama’s defense not only got the stop, but also took care of the scoring by recovering Tennessee’s botched handoff and returning it for a touchdown to take a 49-42 lead.
5’s a party!
Hyatt caught his fifth touchdown of the day to tie the game up at 49-49 after an Alabama penalty gave Tennessee a second chance following a fourth-down interception.
Will Reichard’s 50-yard kick to put Alabama up three with just seconds left went wide right, giving Tennessee one last chance to win the game in regulation.
Tennessee wins it!
Hooker completed two passes in the final 15 seconds to get the Volunteers in field goal range, allowing Chase McGrath to kick the game-winning 40-yard field goal.
After forcing TCU to go three-and-out on the game’s opening possession, Spencer Sanders ran in a 29-yard touchdown, putting Oklahoma State up 7-0.
The Horned Frogs arrive
Cowboys offense rolling
Sanders had been doing it with his legs for the Cowboys. This time he did it with his arm, finding John Paul Richardson for a 22-yard touchdown pass. Oklahoma State led 24-7.
Tiptoe for the tie
TCU came back to tie the game 30-30 in the final minutes of regulation when Jared Wiley kept his feet in bounds to get into the end zone.
Upset and comeback complete!
Kendre Miller powered into the end zone to give the Horned Frogs the 43-40 win in double overtime.
TCU’s Kendre Miller scores the two-yard TD to upset OSU in overtime 43-40
The TCU Horned Frogs RB Kendre Miller scores the two-yard TD to upset the OSU Cowboys in overtime 43-40 to stay undefeated on the season.
The Orange score first
Syracuse takes two-score lead
Shrader hooked up with Gadsden on a 17-yard touchdown pass, their second connection of the day, giving the Orange a 17-6 lead.
Sean Tucker took the run 25 yards to the end zone, putting the Orange up, 24-9, with just over two minutes left.
Braelon Allen finished off an 11-play Wisconsin drive with a 1-yard score. The touchdown gave the Badgers a 7-0 lead.
Spartans make a play
Another Allen TD
Allen found the end zone again, running in a 1-yard score. Wisconsin took a 14-7 lead.
Big play for the Spartans
Maliq Carr powered his way nearly 80 yards on a reception that put the Spartans in scoring range. MSU tied the game up late in the third quarter.
Adjusting to take the lead
Michigan State wide receiver Keon Coleman made the back shoulder grab to give Sparty a 21-14 lead.
Mertz connected with Keontez Lewis in the back corner of the end zone on fourth-and-goal to tie the game at 21-21 with just over two minutes remaining.
Going all out for the W!
Jayden Reed made the impressive catch in 1-on-1 coverage to score and give Sparty the win in double overtime.
After fumbling on its previous possession, Oklahoma took the lead back. The highlight of the drive was Dillon Gabriel finding Gavin Freeman for a 41-yard reception. On the next play, Jovantae Barnes ran in his second score of the game. Oklahoma led 21-14.
Sooners are rolling
Gabriel hit Theo Wease for a 24-yard touchdown pass. Then after forcing a three-and-out, Oklahoma put together a three-play touchdown drive, capped off by a 28-yard rushing score from running back Eric Gray. The Sooners took a 35-14 lead.
After failing to score at the goal line at the end of the first half, the Sooners punched it into the end zone on their first possession of the second half. Gabriel’s 1-yard touchdown run on fourth down, which came after a DaShaun White interception, gave Oklahoma a 42-21 lead.
Kansas still fighting
After Kenny Logan picked off Gabriel, Bean & Co. capitalized. The Kansas quarterback hooked up with Arnold for another score. This one went for 28 yards and cut Oklahoma’s lead to 42-28.
After scoring a touchdown following an Oklahoma fumble, the Sooners were able to add a field goal. Then, Bean hit Mason Fairchild for their second touchdown connection of the game, cutting the Oklahoma lead to 52-42 with 3:31 remaining.
Setting the tone early
The Longhorns set the stone as Keilan Robinson blocked a punt early in the opening quarter.
Cyclones strike first
Texas gets it going
Texas takes the lead
The Longhorns put together another nine-play scoring drive the next time they touched the football. The drive ended with a 5-yard touchdown pass to Jordan Whittington. Texas took a 14-7 lead into halftime.
Iowa State narrows the gap
After Texas kicked a field goal to make it a two-score game, Iowa State’s offense woke up. On the second play of the drive, Dekkers hit Noel, who took off for a 54-yard touchdown. The score cut Texas’ led to 17-14.
Cyclones take the lead
Iowa State’s defense got off the field, and the offense rewarded their efforts. A 12-play drive for the Cyclones was capped off by Dekkers, who ran in an 11-yard score to give them a 21-17 lead.
We got a good one
Texas answered right back. An 11-play drive ended with Ewers hitting Worthy for their second touchdown hookup of the day, giving the Longhorns a 24-21 lead.
On Iowa State’s final possession, Dekkers threw downfield to Xavier Hutchinson, who was unable to reel in a could-be go-ahead touchdown pass. The Cyclones went on to lose the game.
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