Tide’s Robinson runs for 4 TDs


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STARS

—Brian Robinson Jr., Alabama, rushed to career highs 171 yards and four touchdowns and the top-ranked Crimson Tide ended the nation’s top offense in a 42-21 victory over Mississippi No. 12.

—Chase Brown, Illinois, ran for 257 yards and two touchdowns and Illinois beat Charlotte 24-14.

—Mark Pappas, Morehead State, threw for a school record 481 yards and six touchdowns in a 45-38 win over Dayton.

—Bijan Robinson, Texas, ran for a career-high 216 yards with two decisive touchdowns to help the Longhorns beat the TCU 32-27.

—Zamir White, Ga., Rushed for two touchdowns and recovered a blocked punt for another score, and the No. 2 Bulldogs defeated No. 8 Arkansas 37-0.

—Keaton Mitchell of East Carolina rushed for a career-high 222 yards and two touchdowns to help the Pirates defeat Tulane 52-29.

—CJ Stroud, Ohio State, threw for 330 yards and five touchdowns, a career-high, and the No.11 Buckeyes won their 20th consecutive conference game with a 52-13 victory over Rutgers.

—Kenny Pickett, Pittsburgh, had 389 yards and four touchdowns to help the Panthers dominate Georgia Tech 52-21.

—De’Montre Tuggle, Ohio, ran for 201 yards and a touchdown in the Bobcats’ 34-17 win over Akron.

– Tanner Mordecai, SMU, threw two of his four touchdown passes in the first quarter as the undefeated Mustangs hit a 41-17 over South Florida.

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BOLSTER BEARCATS CV

Desmond Ridder’s final pass of the day was a celebratory climb from the stands to the Cincinnati fans who came to Notre Dame to see their Bearcats make a statement.

Cincinnati wanted to use the first regular-season Top 10 game in program history as a chance to show they belong to the best in the country before jumping into their American Athletic Conference schedule.

Mission accomplished.

Ridder threw two touchdown passes and ran to score late in the fourth quarter as No.7 Cincinnati took advantage of his big opportunity and beat No.9 Notre Dame 24-13 in a game the Bearcats are hoping for. be able to be the centerpiece of a college football resume. .

No team outside of the Power Five conferences have made it to the playoffs in their seven seasons. Never even approached.

To break that barrier, the Bearcats almost certainly need to go undefeated and this trip to Notre Dame seemed like the toughest test of their schedule. Not to mention the biggest stage they’ll appear on this season.

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DUCK DOWN CARDINAL

Stanford’s comeback victory that stunned Oregon was enough of a roller coaster that coach David Shaw felt the need to apologize to his parents and all the other fans over 70 for the emotional toll.

The Cardinal overcame a bloated lead and turned his quarterback into an unlikely rally before finally beating the third-place Ducks.

Tanner McKee threw a touchdown pass on an untimed timeout at the end of regulation to tie the game and another on overtime opener possession to lead Stanford to a 31-24 victory.

McKee returned after leaving for a game in the final practice of the regulation with injured ribs to tie him on a 2-yard pass to Elijah Higgins after an Oregon hold penalty in the end zone extended the match of a game.

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NUMBERS

24_Years since Nevada won at Boise before a 41-31 victory at Boise State.

35_Completiions by Temple’s D’Wan Mathis in a 34-31 victory over Memphis to break the school record.

683_Total yards for Tennessee in a 62-24 win over Missouri.

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