Morgantown, WV (Sports Network) - Geno Smith passed for 338 yards and three
touchdowns -- all to Tavon Austin -- on 30-of-43 efficiency, as the eighth-
ranked West Virginia Mountaineers topped the Maryland Terrapins, 31-21, at
Puskar Stadium. Austin led all receivers with 179 yards on 13 receptions for
the Mountaineers (3-0), who showed no signs of slowing down after
a 30-point win over James Madison last week. Perry Hills also totaled three
TD passes, including a pair to Stefon Diggs, to back a 20-completion, 305-
yard performance for the Terrapins (2-2), who have lost two in a row. The
true freshman was sacked five times, lost a fumble which was returned for a
touchdown, and was also intercepted once. Diggs ended with 113 yards on
three catches, and Marcus Leak contributed a touchdown grab in defeat.
Final Score: (16) Ohio State 29, UAB 15
Columbus, OH (Sports Network) - Braxton Miller threw for 143 yards and ran for
a pair of touchdowns, as No. 16 Ohio State defeated UAB, 29-15, on Saturday.
Miller completed 12-of-20 passes and rushed for 64 yards on 11 carries for the
Buckeyes (4-0), who were coming off a narrow, 35-28 win over California.
Jordan Hall had 105 yards on 17 carries in Saturday's victory, while Rod Smith
and Zach Boren both ran for a score. Corey Brown added 67 yards on four
catches. Austin Brown threw for 196 yards and an interception on 21-of-35
passig for the Blazers (0-3), who took on a ranked opponent for the second
straight game after falling to then-No. 8 South Carolina, 49-6, last Saturday.
Darrin Reaves rushed for 72 yards on 16 carries in the setback and Ty Long
made 3-of-4 field goal attempts.
Final Score: (17) TCU 27, Virginia 7
Fort Worth, TX (Sports Network) - Casey Pachall threw three touchdown
passes and the 17th-ranked TCU Horned Frogs handled the Virginia Cavaliers,
27-7, on Saturday. Pachall completed 21-of-32 passes for 305 yards and an
interception for the Horned Frogs (3-0), who extended their winning streak
to 11 games, which is the best such streak in the nation. Brandon Carter
caught five passes for 128 yards and a score. LaDarius Brown and Josh Boyce
also had one receiving touchdown. Michael Rocco connected on 13-of-28 passes
for 126 yards and two interceptions for the Cavaliers (2-2), who have lost two
in a row. Phillip Sims completed 5-of-12 passes for 63 yards and a touchdown.
Kevin Parks carried the ball 12 times for 84 yards in defeat. Dominique
Terrell hauled in five passes for 86 yards.
Final Score: (14) Florida 38, Kentucky 0
Gainesville, FL (Sports Network) - Jeff Driskel passed for a score and ran for
another, while the Florida defense remained firm, as the No. 14 Gators
steamrolled the Kentucky Wildcats, 38-0, at the Swamp. Driskel performed
well once again, throwing for 203 yards on 18-of-27 attempts and
rushing for 35 yards on eight tries for the Gators (4-0, 3-0 SEC), who
racked up their 26th consecutive win over their conference rivals. Mike
Gillislee ran for 56 yards and a score, Quinton Dunbar hauled in three
passes for 36 yards and a touchdown, while Jaylen Watkins returned an
interception for another TD. Morgan Newton struggled throughout as he subbed
for starter Maxwell Smith, who did not play due to a shoulder injury. Newton
threw three interceptions in the first half and finished 7-of-21 for just
48 yards passing for the Wildcats (1-3, 0-1).
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