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Presidential stature

Statitudes: Big-time numbers

Washington & Jefferson WR Jesse ZubikWashington & Jefferson WR Jesse Zubik
700 Washington & Jefferson beat Carnegie Mellon 48-30 for its 700th win in program history, just the third Division III school -- Mount Union (730) and Wittenberg (728) -- to reach that milestone and 25th in all of NCAA football. The Presidents are 700-383-40 in their 123 years of varsity football.


Rk School Wins Rk School Wins
1 Michigan 912 14 Georgia 768
2 Notre Dame 878 15 LSU 756
3 Yale 877 16 Penn State 734
4 Texas 876 17 Mount Union 730
5 Nebraska 869 18 Auburn 729
6 Ohio State 851 19 Wittenberg 728
7 Oklahoma 846 20 West Virginia 714
8 Alabama 842 T21 Virginia Tech 706
9 Harvard 839 T21 Syracuse 706
10 Penn 828 23 Texas A&M 705
11 Tennessee 806 24 Georgia Tech 703
12 Princeton 799 25 Wash. & Jeff. 700
13 So. Cal. 798


100 Oklahoma beat West Virginia 45-33 as Bob Stoops became the first Big 12 coach to win 100 regular-season conference games. Now in his 16th season, Stoops owns a 100-24 Big 12 mark (164-39 overall).

570 Mississippi State amassed 570 yards in its 34-29 victory against LSU, the most allowed by the Tigers under head coach Les Miles (10th season). The Bulldogs snapped a 14-game losing streak to LSU and a 15-game losing streak against ranked opponents.

3 Wisconsin had three players rush for 100-plus yards each for the fifth time in the past three seasons and sixth time overall in a 68-17 win against Bowling Green. Melvin Gordon (253 yards), Tanner McEvoy (158) and Corey Clement (111) helped the Badgers rack up a school-record 726 yards of total offense and a Big Ten modern era rushing record of 644 yards.

11 Grambling State ended an 11-game road losing streak that began in 2012 with a 40-35 win at Jackson State, where Tiger team members refused to play last season while staging a brief boycott. It was just Grambling's third win in its past 22 games played since winning its sixth SWAC championship game, three more than anybody else, in 2011.

31 Tufts snapped a 31-game losing streak with a 24-17 win against Hamilton. The Jumbos hadn't won since the season opener of 2010, also against Hamilton. Of Tufts cornerback Mike Stearns' game-high 18 tackles, 16 were solo.


645: Alabama put up 645 yards of offense in its 42-21 win against Florida, the most ever allowed by the Gators. ... 100: James Conner (Pittsburgh), Tevin Coleman (Indiana) and Kareem Hunt (Toledo) have each reached the 100-yard rushing plateau in five consecutive games (dating to last season), the longest active streak in the FBS. ... 500: Alabama is just one of three teams, joining Baylor and Mississippi State, with 500-plus yards of offense in five consecutive games (dating to last season), the longest active streak in the FBS. ... 15: California lost its 15th consecutive Pac-12 game when Arizona completed a Hail Mary to beat the Bears 49-45 and give the Wildcats their largest come-from-behind victory (22 points). ... 47: Missouri failed to force a turnover in its 31-27 loss to Indiana, ending the longest active streak in the FBS at 47 games. ... 7: Oregon beat Washington State by seven points, 38-31, after averaging a 32.1 margin of victory in seven previous wins against the Cougars. ... 13: Of North Dakota State's FCS-record 28 consecutive victories, 13 have come against FCS-ranked opponents. ... 17: FCS Northwestern State ended a 17-game losing streak to FBS opponents with a 30-27 win against Louisiana Tech on Chris Moore's 47-yard field goal as time expired. ... 15.5: FCS Georgetown defensive end Alec May has 15.5 sacks in his past seven games (dating to last season), including a career-high four in a 17-3 win against Brown. ... 23: DIII Saint Vincent beat Case Western Reserve 23-20 to end a 23-game losing streak. ... 59: Bryan Peterson of Whitworth set a DIII record with 59 completions, including a 14-yard TD pass with 30 seconds left, in a 50-48 win against La Verne. He also set a division mark with 83 pass attempts in the game without an interception. ... 46: Nearly half (46) of DII Washburn's opponents' 93 points have come off turnovers. Furthermore, the Ichabods were shut out for the first time in 174 games, dating to 1998, in losing to Pittsburg State 42-0.


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