College Football Today
Undated (AP) _ Darian Hagan, Colorado, ran for three touchdowns and accounted for 262 yards of total offense before leaving the game late in the first half of the third-ranked Buffaloes’ 49-3 victory over Missouri. He scored on runs of 9, 2 and 8 yards before the game was 10 minutes old.
- Mickey Thomas, Virginia Tech, kicked four field goals in the Hokies’ 12-10 victory over No. 9 West Virginia. Thomas converted from 42, 22, 27 and 24 yards.
- Mike Gaddis, Oklahoma, rushed for 274 yards on 29 carries and scored three touchdowns, including an 80-yard run in the third quarter of the Sooners’ 37-15 victory over Oklahoma State.
- Tico Duckett, Michigan State, rushed for 175 yards on 30 carries in the Spartan’s 17-14 victory over Iowa. Duckett, a freshman, began the season as the Spartans’ fourth-string tailback.
- Gary Hollingsworth, Alabama, completed 25 of 43 pass attempts for 363 yards and five touchdowns in the Crimson Tide’s 62-27 victory over Mississippi.
- Todd Brunner, Lehigh, passed for five touchdowns, including four in the first eight minutes of the Engineers’ 50-28 victory over Harvard. Brunner, 13- for-13 for 186 yards in the first quarter, finished with 29 completions in 43 attempts for 372 yards.
- Dan Speltz, Fullerton State, set school records for passing yards (481) and completions (42) in the Titans’ 34-23 loss to Utah State.
- Judd Garrett, Princeton, rushed for 209 yards and scored three touchdowns as the Tigers beat Brown 38-15. STATS
Stanford quarterback Steve Smith threw a school-record 68 passes, completing 39 for 282 yards in the Cardinal’s 27-17 loss to No. 1 Notre Dame....No. 4 Nebraska had 542 yards rushing on 75 carries and limited Kansas State to 16 yards on 22 carries in the Cornhuskers’ 58-7 victory over the Wildcats....Southern Cal’s 24-16 victory over Washington was it 600, making it one of just nine Division I-A teams to reach that plateau. USC is 600-231-40....North Carolina State’s 35-14 victory over Middle Tennessee State gave the No. 14 Wolfpack its first 6-0 start since 1974....Harvard, which hadn’t allowed 40 points in two games in a row since beginning football in 1874, followed last week’s 56-28 loss to Army with a 50-28 loss to Lehigh.... Minnesota’s 35-15 victory over Purdue was its first in the Big Ten since the Gophers beat Wisconsin in the 10th game of the 1987 season.... Miami, Fla., scored 35 points in the second quarter of its 56-0 victory over Cincinnati. STREAKS
No. 1 Notre Dame increased it winning streak to 17 games - longest in college football - with a 27-17 victory over Stanford....Clemson is 29-0 against Virginia after the No. 15 Tigers 34-20 victory....Miami, Fla., defeated Cincinnati 56-0 for its 28th straight victory at the Orange Bowl and 12th straight overall games....Florida State ended Syracuse’s home winning streak at 16 games with a 41-10 victory....Oklahoma’s 37-15 victory over Oklahoma State was its 13th straight over the Cowboys....Furm an increased its home winning streak to 12 with a 34-13 victory over Marshall....Air Force’s 35-7 victory over Navy was the Falcons seventh straight over the Midshipmen....Brown’s 38-15 setback to Princeton was its school-record 13th straight loss....Miami, Ohio increased its winless streak to 18 games with a 37-9 loss to Ball State. STOPPING MAJOR HARRIS
Virginia Tech limited West Virginia’s Major Harris to 101 yards passing and 22 yards rushing in the the Hokies’ 12-10 victory over the Mountaineers. Harris was sacked three times and intercepted twice. It was the Hokies first victory in Morgantown since 1967. SIX OVERTIMES
Jeff Johnson scored on a 3-yard run to give Villanova a 41-35 victory over Connecticut in the sixth overtime in a Yankee Conference game. Villanova sent the game into overtime at 21-21 when Perry Hodge threw a 76-yard pass to Jeff Johnson with 6:38 remaining. SPRAINED KNEES
Minnesota lost tailback Darrell Thompson (sprained right knee) and linebacker Jon Leverenz (sprained right knee) in the first half of its 35-15 victory over Purdue. SPEAKING
″I know this, we certainly were a flat team. They just beat us. It’s that simple. We didn’t block, we didn’t play and we didn’t tackle.″ - West Virginia coach Don Nehlen after the Mountaineers’ 12-10 loss to Virginia Tech.
″Kansas State was just not as strong as what we practiced for,″ - Nebraska coach Tom Osborne said after the No. Cornhuskers’ 58-7 victory over the Wildcats.