College football season logged Week 3 this weekend. Here are some notable results from the local area and around the country:
No.18 Colorado 43, Colorado State 35 (2 OT)
Deion Sanders’ Colorado squad was pushed to its limit against its in-state rival. Colorado State led most of the second half, but Colorado scored 11 points on its final two drives to tie the game at 28 and force overtime. The teams traded touchdowns in the first overtime, and Colorado intercepted a pass on fourth down to end the game after scoring on its second overtime possession.
No.1 Georgia 24, South Carolina 14
Spencer Rattler led South Carolina to a 14-3 halftime lead, but the Georgia running game took over in the second half. Three different Bulldogs scored rushing touchdowns to outscore the Gamecocks 21-0 and pull out a win.
No.4 Texas 31, Wyoming 10
Texas overcame a slow start with 21 points in the fourth quarter to earn the win. The Longhorns and Cowboys were tied at 10 entering the final quarter. Quinn Eweres then led Texas on two touchdown drives, and Jerrin Thompson returned an interception for a touchdown to put the Longhorns up by three scores.
Florida 29, No.11 Tennessee 16
Florida pulled off an upset to continue its home winning streak against Tennessee, which dates back to 2003. A Florida interception by Devin Moore turned things in the Gators’ favor and helped lead to a 20-point second quarter to help Florida pull away.
Missouri 30, No.15 Kansas State 27
Harrison Mevis’ SEC-record 61-yard field goal as time expired gave Missouri the upset at home. Kansas State led by a touchdown going into the fourth quarter but allowed Missouri to score the next 10 points to take the lead. With the game tied at 27, Brady Cook led Missouri down the field, and the Tigers overcame some costly penalties as Mevis sent the ball through the uprights.
No.19 Oklahoma 66, Tulsa 17
Oklahoma’s offense continued to produce as the Sooners improved to 3-0. Oklahoma scored 28 points in the first quarter, and quarterback Dillon Gabriel finished with over 400 yards and five touchdown passes.
Baylor 30, Long Island 7
Running back Richard Reese ran for 82 yards and two touchdowns, while Dawson Pendergrass added 111 rushing yards and a touchdown to lead Baylor to its first win of the season. The Bears held Long Island to just 183 yards and 10 first downs.
Texas A&M 47, Louisiana-Monroe 3
Texas A&M held ULM to just eight first downs and a single field goal in a rout. The Aggies got touchdowns from five different players and four field goals from kicker Randy Bond.
North Texas 40, Louisiana Tech 37
North Texas got its first win of the Eric Morris era. With questions swirling all week about the team’s starting quarterback situation, Chandler Rogers got to start and played the entire game, throwing for 313 yards and two touchdowns. The Mean Green added 249 yards on the ground and won the game with Noah Rauschenberg’s 31-yard field goal as time expired.
South Alabama 33, Oklahoma State 7
South Alabama upset Oklahoma State by holding the Cowboys scoreless until the fourth quarter. South Alabama amassed 243 rushing yards, more than Oklahoma State’s total yardage. La’Damian Webb ran for 151 and two touchdowns, while Carter Bradley had two touchdown passes. Jaden Nixon scored the lone Oklahoma State touchdown.
Texas Tech 41, Tarleton State 3
Texas Tech got its first win after a couple of disappointing weeks. The Red Raiders led 24-0 at the half and cruised to a blowout victory. Adrian Guzman’s field goal with just over five minutes remaining avoided the shutout for Tarleton.
BYU 38, Arkansas 31
Arkansas blew two double-digit leads in a loss to BYU. The Razorbacks led 14-0 but allowed the Cougars to tie things up by the end of the first quarter. After an AJ Green touchdown run helped Arkansas reclaim a 10-point lead in the third, BYU rallied again to tie the game at 31. Kedon Slovis’ seven-yard touchdown pass to Chase Roberts was the winning score with eight minutes left in the game.
TCU 36, Houston 13
TCU got a second straight win after its season-opening loss to Colorado. While the Horned Frogs led the entire game, Houston kept it close until the third quarter. A 31-yard touchdown pass from Chandler Morris to Savion Williams put TCU up by 13, and the Horned Frogs added 10 more points while holding Houston scoreless in the second half.
Army 37, UT-San Antonio 29
Army’s methodical offense got the Black Knights out to a 20-7 lead, and Quinn Maretzki added three field goals to help them pull away. UTSA cut a 16-point deficit in half late in the fourth quarter on a 72-yard touchdown pass and subsequent two-point conversion but could not put together another scoring drive.