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November 26, 2000

_ Ken Dorsey was 17-for-26 for 252 yards and five touchdowns as No. 2 Miami beat Boston College 52-6.

_ Lee Suggs had 116 yards on 22 carries and scored four touchdowns _ three rushing and one receiving _ as No. 6 Virginia Tech beat Virginia 42-21.

_ Travis Henry scored two touchdowns and rushed for 184 yards in No. 25 Tennessee’s 28-26 victory over Vanderbilt.

_ Dee Brown rushed for a career-high 239 yards on 24 carries with three touchdowns as Syracuse beat Rutgers 49-21.

_ Roy Hampton was 37-of-56 for 503 yards and three touchdowns in Trinity’s 47-41 overtime victory over Bridgewater.

_ P.T. O’Sullivan had 364 yards passing and six touchdowns as UC Davis beat Mesa State 62-18.

_ Casey Donaldson had 258 yards rushing and five touchdowns as Wittenberg beat Hanover 32-21.

_ Eric Richardson had 206 yards rushing on 35 carries as Tulsa beat Nevada 38-3.

_ Jim Jones had six catches for 173 yards with two touchdowns and rushed for three more to lead Widener to a 40-14 victory over Hobart.

_ Adrian Peterson rushed for 203 yards and a touchdown as Georgia Southern beat McNeese State 42-17.

_ Chuck Moore had 94 yards rushing and four touchdowns as Mount Union beat Ohio Northern 59-28.

SWEATING IT OUT

Oklahoma survived an off day by Josh Heupel and a scare from Oklahoma State to beat the Cowboys 12-7 and complete its first perfect regular season since 1987. Oklahoma State had a first-and-goal in the closing minutes, but couldn’t get into the end zone as the Sooners escaped with their national title hopes still alive. The 12 points were Oklahoma’s fewest in 26 games, since a 29-0 loss to Texas A&M in 1998.

SOUTHERN CAL SLUMP

Matt LoVecchio ran for two touchdowns and No. 11 Notre Dame turned two blocked punts into touchdowns and a pair of interceptions into two more scores to beat Southern California 38-21. The Trojans (5-7), endured their first losing season 1991, and just their third in the last 39 years. It’s likely the game was the last one at USC for coach Paul Hackett, whose teams have a 19-18 record in three seasons.

SETTING RECORDS

Ken Dorsey threw a career-high five touchdown passes and Santana Moss broke Miami’s career all-purpose yardage record, leading the No. 2 Hurricanes to a 52-6 victory over Boston College for their first Big East title since 1996. Dorsey’s five TD passes tied the school record held by Bernie Kosar (1984) and Steve Walsh (1988). Moss had 235 all-purpose yards to break Otis Anderson’s career record set in 1978. Moss has 4,402 total yard.s

STORMING BACK

Koren Robinson, who was suspended for the first half for violating team rules, returned a punt 61 yards for a touchdown as N.C. State scored 22 points in the second half to beat Wake Forest 32-14. The Wolfpack trailed 14-3 until Robinson’s touchdown return.

SAFE WIN

George Godsey had 222 yards passing and a 33-yard touchdown run as No. 18 Georgia Tech beat No. 19 Georgia 27-15. The Yellow Jackets won their third straight against their in-state rivals, which hasn’t happened since 1961-63. Georgia Tech led 27-3 by halftime and withstood a Georgia comeback over the final two quarters. It was the first time since 1996 that the game wasn’t decided in the final minute.

STRANGE ENDING

Central College (Iowa) fullback Joe Ritzert ran 21 yards after his team had its tying field-goal kick blocked in overtime to give the Dutch a 20-17 victory over Linfield (Ore.) in the second round of the NCAA Division III playoffs.

SUPER DAY

Jim Jones had two touchdown catches and rushed for three more to lead Widener to a 40-14 victory over Hobart in the second round of the NCAA Division III playoffs. Jones set school records for rushing, receiving, touchdowns in a game, receiving yards in a game and longest play from scrimmage. Jones finished with six catches for 173 yards and ran the ball six times for 78 yards.

STRONG IN DEFEAT

Cory Phillips was 36-for-62 for 413 yards and two touchdowns in No. 19 Georgia’s 27-15 loss to No. 18 Georgia Tech.

SPEAKING

``I don’t think I ever broke one that far in practice. I was glad it wasn’t an 80-yard run. I don’t think I would have made it.″ _ Georgia Tech quarterback George Godsey after he ran 33 yards for a touchdown in a 27-15 win over No. 19 Georgia.

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