College Football Today
-West Virginia’s 51-30 victory over Penn St. Saturday end (AP) _ est Virginia’s 51-30 victory over Penn St. Saturday ended a long streak of domination by the Nittany Lions. Entering the game, Penn St. had a 30-1-1 record vs. the Mountaineers in the previous 32 games.
-Princeton’s quarterback Jason Garrett was intercepted for the first time this season as Penn won 31-23, Garrett streak ended at 179 attempts. AWESOME OFFENSE
West Virginia’s 51 points were the most ever scored against a Joe Paterno team - UCLA beat Penn State 49-11 in 1966 - and the setback saddled Paterno with a three-game losing streak for the third time in 23 years as Penn State’s head coach. The 51 points were the most against Penn State since a 55-14 loss to Navy in 1944. AWESOME DEFENSE
Stephen F. Austin’s defense sacked quarterback Scott Davis seven times, intercepted him six times and deflected six of Davis’ passes in upsetting the No. 1 Div. 1-AA ranked University of North Texas 17-10. GOLDEN ARMS
-Iowa’s Chuck Hartlieb completed 44 of 60 pass attempts for 558 yards and three touchdowns, all in a losing cause as Indiana outscored Iowa 45-34.
-Miami’s Steve Walsh threw four tochdowns for the fourth consecutive game. Walsh now has thrown 42 career touchdowns just six short of school record 48 set by Vinny Testaverde.
-Keith Myers completed 26 of 46 passes with five touchdowns to lead Wilmington over Geneva 35-24. GOLDEN FEET
-Oklahoma St. running back Barry Sanders, the nation’s leading rusher, ran for a school-record 320 yards on 37 carries in the 45-27 win over Kansas St. Sanders, who entered the game with a 192.7-yard average, had 184 yards in the first half en route to breaking the one-game mark of 304 yards he set earlier this year against Tulsa.
-Alabama running back David Casteal rushed for four touchdowns on 14 carries for 81 yards, his four runs were two 2-yarders, a 7-yarder, and a 9- yarder. QB DOES IT ALL
Senior quarterback Paul McDonnell threw for one touchdown, scored on a 9- yard run and caught a touchdown pass in leading Alfred to a 27-7 victory over Buffalo in Division III football. OFFENSIVE MACHINE
Oklahoma’s quarterback Jamelle Holieway, threw for one touchdown and scored another in the second half and became Oklahoma’s career total offense leader. His 129 yards against Kansas gave him 4,852, surpassing the record of 4,818 set by Jack Mildren in 1971. ELECTRIC COWBOYS
Wyoming totally dominanted Colorado St. in the first half Saturday. The Cowboys scored 24 points to Colorado State’s 0. Wyoming outgained Colorado State 307 yards to 117, ran 50 plays to the Rams’ 19 and held a time-of- possession edge of 21 minutes, 37 seconds to 8:23. SUPER SUBS
-Quarterback Ty Detmer filling in for Sean Convey who has a knee injury, completed 23 of 35 passes for 333 yards and five touchdowns to lead Brigham Young to a 65-0 rout of New Mexico.
-Quarterback Bart Fortune, subbing for injured starter Darrell Hudson, completed 18 of 25 passes for 329 yards and four touchdowns to lead unbeaten Central Washington to a 35-14 victory over Puget Sound. BORROWED TIME
Earl Harvey completed a 16-yard touchdown pass to Edwin Hargrove with no time remaining and then completed a two-point conversion pass to Kenneth Stevenson to lift North Carolina Central to a 21-21 tie with Bowie State. OUT OF POSITION
Former defensive back, now tailback Buddy Zachery rushed for a career-high 174 yards and scored on a 57-yard run to lead Yale past Dartmouth 22-13. It was the fourth straight game in which Zachery has rushed for more than 100 yards. FOR THE RECORD
-Chris Swartz of Morehead St. set four records against Austin Peay; first, 459 passing yards broke old record of 390 set in 1950 by Charles ″Izzy″ Porter, second, 469 total offensive yards broke old record of 433 also by Porter, third, surpassed the Ohio Valley Conference passing yardage record of 425 set in 1967 by Larry Tillman of Murray State, and Tillman’s total yardage record of 428 from the same game.
-Stanford’s Jon Volpe rushed for 220 yards on 29 carries to set the school record once own by Darrin Nelson who had rushed for 211 yards against San Jose State in 1977.
-Oregon State Erik Wilhelm threw a Pac-10 record 62 passes completing 37 for 406 yards in a losing effort as Southern Cal crushed Oregon St. 41-20.