College Football Today
Undated (AP) _ Napoleon Kaufman rushed for a career-high 254 yards, his second straight career-best game, with touchdowns runs of 91, 76 and 3 yards in the Huskies’ 34-20 victory against San Jose State.
Justice Smith of Boston College ran for 144 yards and two scores in the Eagles’ 30-11 upset of Notre Dame.
Tyrone Wheatley ran for 153 yards and two scores and caught another touchdown pass as Michigan defeated Michigan State 40-20.
Mike Alstott ran for 187 yards and four touchdowns as Purdue defeated Minnesota 49-37.
Chad Levitt ran for 227 yards and the game-winning touchdown with 1:06 remaining as Cornell downed Harvard 18-13.
Bob Aylsworth established a Yale Bowl record by throwing for 455 yards to lead Lehigh to a 36-32 comeback victory over Yale.
East Carolina tailback Junior Smith ran for 192 yards and two touchdowns and Marcus Crandall threw for 344 yards and three more scores as the Pirates outscored South Carolina 56-42.
Lawrence Phillips ran for 221 yards on 33 carries and scored three times to lead Nebraska to 32-3 win over Oklahoma State. With 1,006 rushing yards, Phillips became the first Division I-A player to surpass 1,000. STREAKS
Auburn extended the nation’s longest I-A winning streak to 17 games, tying a school record, with a 42-18 victory against Mississippi State. ... Miami’s 34-20 victory over Florida State was its fifth straight over the Seminoles in the Orange Bowl. ... Illinois’ 24-10 victory at Ohio Stadium was its fourth straight on Ohio State’s home field. That’s the longest winning streak for any visitor in Columbus since the Illini won their sixth straight there in 1929. ... Penn won its 15th straight game, 59-8 over Holy Cross, for the longest winning streak in Division I-AA. ... California became the only Pac-10 team in 60 years to beat UCLA five straight times with its 26-7 victory. ... Southern Cal’s winning streak against Oregon State is 21 after a 27-19 win. SETTING RECORDS
Arnold Mickens of Butler set a Division I-AA record with his fifth straight 200-yard game - he had 295 - in Valparaiso’s 20-14 victory over Butler. ... Eric Zeier passed for 328 yards and two TDs to break the SEC career total offense record with 9,325 yards as Georgia crushed Clemson 40-14. Florida’s Shane Matthews held the mark of 9,241 yards. ... Valdosta State quarterback Chris Hatcher became the career touchdown pass leader in Division II with five scoring tosses in the Blazers’ 38-7 victory against New Haven. Hatcher has 94 TD passes, one more than Doug Williams of Grambling had from 1974-77. STRANGE PLAY
Southern Methodist punter Anthony Scotti knuckled a punt from his end zone that hit at the Mustangs’ 10-yard line and bounded back through the end zone for a safety in Baylor’s 44-10 victory. SUPER DUO
Wisconsin running backs Terrell Fletcher (186 yards) and Brent Moss (145) combined for 331 yards and four toucdowns as the Badgers beat Northwestern 46-14. It was 16th straight 100-yard game for Moss and the seventh time both runners have topped the century mark in the same game. SECOND STRAIGHT UPSET
Boston College shattered Notre Dame’s national championship hopes for the second straight year with a 30-11 upset. Last year, David Gordon’s last-second field goal gave the Eagles a 41-39 win in South Bend, Ind. SOUTHWEST STREAK
Texas A&M’s 38-7 victory over Houston was it 24th straight SWC victory, the longest conference streak in the nation. SNAPPED
Notre Dame’s 16-game road winning streak was broken in its 30-11 loss at Boston College. ... Eastern Michigan snapped its 10-game losing streak, which had been Division I-A’s longest, with a 24-10 win over Kent. ... Central Michigan ended Western Michigan’s 10-game winning streak with a 35-28 victory. SMALL SCHOOLS
NCAA Division I-AA champion Youngstown State beat Division II winner North Alabama 17-14. It was only the second meeting between defending Division I-AA and Division II champions. The previous game was in 1982 when Boise State, the I-AA champ, beat Division II Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo 17-6. SIMILAR
Syracuse’s Kevin Mason and Kirby Dar Dar each ran for over 100 yards as the Orangeman defeated Pitt 31-7. Last week, Dar Dar and Malcolm Thomas became the first Syracuse pair to rush for 100 yards each in a game in 13 years. STONED
Stonie Clark, Texas’ 343-pound nose guard, stopped Oklahoma’s James Allen on 4th-and-goal from the 3-yard line with less than a minute to go to preserve the Longhorns’ 17-10 win over the Sooners. SCORING
Penn’s 59-8 victory against Holy Cross was its biggest margin of victory in 30 years. ... Marist safety Bruce Harris returned an interception 96 yards for touchdown and a kickoff 68 yards for a TD as Marist beat St. Peter’s 33-0. SPEEDY SCORES
Wisconsin scored 16 points - two touchdowns and a safety - in 55 seconds as the Badgers rallied from 14-10 hafltime deficit to defeat Northwestern 46-14. SPECIAL TEAMS
Alabama blocked three Southern Mississippi kicks - two field goals and an extra point - in a 14-6 victory. SWINGS
Michigan’s defense, which was allowing 411.6 yards per game, had six sacks totaling 54 yards in losses and a fumble recovery in its 40-20 win over Michigan State. ... Purdue, 59-56 losers to Minnesota last season, turned the tables with a 49-37 triumph over the Gophers on Saturday. SACKS
Washington State sacked Oregon quarterbacks 10 times in its 21-7 victory. ... Princeton had school-record 11 sacks in its 31-10 win over Brown. STADIUMS
Georgia beat Clemson 40-14 in the rivals’ last meeting between the hedges. Georgia, 19-2 against the Tigers at home, plays next year at Clemson. SETTING STANDARDS
Bowling Green’s Ronnie Redd set a Mid-American Conference record for career TD receptions with his 22nd and 23rd as the Falcons defeated Ohio University 32-0. ... Carnell Henderson caught seven passes for a school-record 246 yards as Boston University defeated Rhode Island 45-23. SUBS
Matt Turman, a sophomore walk-on who started the fall as a third-teamer, took over at quarterback for Nebraska in its 32-3 win over Oklahoma State. Second-stringer Brook Berringer was removed from the game as a precautionary measure after his sustained a collapsed lung last week. Starter Tommie Frazier is out for the season with a blood clot in his leg. SWIPES
Florida defensive back Anthone Lott scored on an 88-yard interception return as the Gators beat Lousiana State 42-18. ... Chris Boran and Brian White of Dartmouth each had interception returns for TDs as the Big Green topped Lafayette 27-15. SLIPPERY BALL
Arkansas lost six fumbles and Tennessee converted three into touchdowns as the Volunteers won 38-21. SKY SHOW
West Texas A&M’s Grady Benton and Western New Mexico’s Alfred Montez combined to throw for 1,065 yards and 11 touchdowns in West Texas A&M’s 70-44 victory. Benton completed 33 of 48 passes for 451 yards and seven touchdowns, while Montez completed 39 of 63 passes for 614 yards and four touchdowns. STRONG IN DEFEAT
Georgia Tech quarterback Tommy Luginbill completed 24 of 39 passes for 313 yards, all season highs, but the Yellow Jackets lost to North Carolina 31-24. ... South Carolina’s Steve Taneyhill completed was 40 of 59 for 451 yards in the Gamecocks’ 56-42 loss to East Carolina. ... Chris Darkins of Minnesota had 237 yards rushing and two touchdowns in the Gophers’ 49-37 loss to Purdue. SHUTOUTS
Bowling Green recorded its third shutout of the season, blanking Ohio University 32-0. It is their highest total since 1964. SPEAKING
″I can sum it up in four words - they outexecuted us.″ - Florida State coach Bobby Bowden after his Seminoles lost to Miami 34-20.
″I was an assistant coach with Washington and we won two Super Bowls. This one ranks right up there.″ - Boston College coach Dan Henning after the Eagles’ 30-11 rout of Notre Dame.