Tennessee lost 44-13 to top-ranked Alabama and now is 0-14 against AP Top 25 opponents since Derek Dooley took over the program in 2010. The Volunteers also have lost 11 of their past 12 SEC games.
Roy Finch returned a kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown and Justin Brown returned a punt 90 yards for a TD to become the first tandem in Oklahoma history to score on a punt and a kickoff in the same game during a 52-7 rout of Kansas.
SMU scored touchdowns off four Houston turnovers en route to a 72-42 victory. The Mustangs’ Taylor Reed, Darrian Wright and Stephon Sanders returned interceptions for touchdowns, and Kevin Pope scored on the fumble return.
No. 2 Oregon had its way against what had been the Pac-12′s best defense, racing to a 36-point halftime lead and rushing for 406 yards as the Ducks manhandled Arizona State 43-21 for their nation-leading 12th consecutive road game.
Kentucky ended a 20-game, first-quarter scoring drought — the Wildcats’ last first-quarter TD came Nov. 27, 2010, at Tennessee — as UK opened the game against Georgia by driving 84 yards in 13 plays and scoring on a 4-yard pass to Aaron Boyd.
Thomas More DB Zach Autenrieb set the DIII career interception record in the Saints’ 27-0 win against Grove City. Autenrieb set the mark with the first of two INTs — a pick-six returned 100 yards for a TD (which also tied the school record for longest INT return).
UIndy QB Chris Mills became the school’s career leader in touchdown passes, throwing four in the Greyhounds’ 45-14 victory against Kentucky Wesleyan. He was 16 of 22 for 240 yards and an interception.
USC QB Matt Barkley completed 19 of 20 passes for 298 yards and six touchdowns to break Rick Neuheisel’s conference record for completion percentage in a game with at least 20 passes as No. 11 USC routed Colorado 50-6.
No. 18 Texas Tech defeated TCU 56-53 in triple OT, marking the most combined points ever for Texas Tech. Also, Big 12 newcomer TCU has lost consecutive home games in a season for the first time since it dropped the final two games of 1998.
What a difference a year makes (and a conference change): In four Big 12 games, West Virginia has yielded 212 points and 28 TDs. Last year, when WVa. was in the Big East, the Mountaineers allowed 176 points and 17 TDs all season.
Framingham State RB Melikke Van Alystyne rushed for a school record 294 yards in the Rams’ 30-16 victory against Westfield State. The previous single-game record was 275 yards, set in 2001 by Abe Bascon against vs. Massachusetts Maritime.
North Dakota WR Greg Hardin caught 12 passes for a Big Sky Conference-record 333 yards and three touchdowns as UND beat Montana 40-34. The all-time FCS record is 376 yards, set by Kassim Osgood in 2000.
In its 45-0 victory against Valparaiso, Dayton finished with 631 total yards — the most since it became a non-scholarship program in 1977. The Dragons rushed for 473 yards, led by Dan Jacob (155) and Connor Kacsor (124).
Louisiana Tech rolled up 839 yards in total offense — the single-game school record and the most by an FBS team this season — in its 70-28 victory against Idaho. Louisiana Tech led 56-21 at the half; the 56 points tied a WAC single-game record.
After downing Utah 21-7, Oregon State is 6-0 for the first time since 1907, when the school was the Oregon Agricultural College. … For perspective, Katharine Hepburn, Laurence Olivier and John Wayne were born in 1907.
Emporia State QB Tyler Eckenrode was 26-for-39 passing for 422 yards with three touchdowns in a 52-26 win at Truman. Eckenrode now is the Hornets’ all-time leader in passing yards (6,807) and the season record-holder for total offense (3,287).
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