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Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN Junior 300 running back Ricky Slade was one of many prospects visiting Penn State on Saturday for its big win against Ohio State. Slade, the No. 27 ranked prospect in 2018, said the game and experience was something he hasn't yet seen on other visits. "It was the best atmosphere I've been in," Slade said. "It did help (Penn State) because it showed that they are making progress."

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Longest Win Streaks Alabama History 1991-93 28 Gene Stallings 1978-80 28 Bear Bryant 2015-pres. 20 Nick Saban

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Some questioned whether Craig Bohl could make the transition to the FBS from FCS power North Dakota State. After going 6-18 in his first two seasons at Wyoming, Bohl has the Pokes at 5-2 and 3-0 in the Mountain West, their best start since joining the conference.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

How unlikely was the way Penn State beat Ohio State on Saturday night? According to ESPN stats & information, Penn State had been the only Power 5 team without a special teams touchdown over the last four seasons until the blocked field goal and return by Grant Haley. Other than offensive line, special teams took the biggest hit from the scholarship penalties so this is a good sign for Penn State's future.

Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer 

By my count, there were at least 8 new FBS records, 9 Big 12 records and 13 school records in the Oklahoma-Texas Tech game tonight. And I'm probably missing a few. One of the craziest FBS records tonight that might never be broken: Patrick Mahomes accounting for 100 total plays (88 passing, 12 rushing).

SMU slams door on Houston rally

Braeden West runs for a 10-yard touchdown late in the fourth quarter as SMU pulls away from No. 11 Houston and wins 38-16.


Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Ohio State lost despite allowing only 13 first downs, 276 total yards and 2-of-13 third down conversions. Penn State beat Ohio State despite a quarterback (Trace McSorley) who completed only 8-of-23 pass attempts and only 22:41 of possession time.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas Tech QB Patrick Mahomes II on his record-breaking night: "Definitely could've done better. A lot of throws I underthrew, overthrew. ... it wasn't good enough."

David Ching ESPN Staff Writer 

Leonard Fournette says his preseason ankle injury "never really healed" when he tried to play the first month of the season. But after a layoff of nearly a month, he went off for 284 yards in LSU's 38-21 win over Ole Miss on Saturday. Here Fournette discusses his performance and how he hates being compared to teammate Derrius Guice.


Kevin Gemmell ESPN Staff Writer 

Washington State held off a furious fourth-quarter rally from Arizona State, winning 37-32, to stay perfect in Pac-12 play. The Cougars are 4-0 in league play for the first time since 2003 and are tied with Washington atop the Pac-12 North standings. They travel to Oregon State next weekend. ASU heads to Oregon next week, but the status of quarterback Manny Wilkins remains unknown after he left in the first quarter with an undisclosed injury.

Greg Ostendorf ESPN Staff Writer 

This is what the Auburn campus looks like following a 56-3 win over Arkansas. Yeah, there's toilet paper everywhere.


Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield, on the Texas Tech students chanting expletives at him: "Exactly how I thought it would be. And I enjoyed it."

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Oklahoma defense coordinator Mike Stoops. "We went man... we went zone... they had guys running free all night... it was unacceptable."

ESPN Stats and Information  

Oklahoma and Texas Tech got together Saturday night and did this to the NCAA record book.

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FBS records set or tied in OU-TTU game: -Combined yards -Total yards by player -Tied most passing yards by player -Combined passing yards

Kevin Gemmell ESPN Staff Writer 

Heading into the fourth quarter in Tempe, Washington State leads ASU 31-21. WSU QB Luke Falk has looked sharp in the second half. The Sun Devils, who lost quarterback Manny Wilkins in the first quarter, have been relying heavily on their "Sparky" package -- their version of the wildcat formation. It paid off with a Demario Richard touchdown right at the end of the third quarter.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

After watching West Virginia today, I wonder whether Kliff Kingsbury can take a page from his close friend Dana Holgorsen, who has built an offense that functions with the defense in mind -- changing speeds, slowing down with a lead. Holgorsen and defensive coordinator Tony Gibson work so well together in shaping game plans. It just seems like Texas Tech's approach will never accommodate the defense, which continues to combust.

ESPN Stats and Information  

Patrick Mahomes broke the FBS record for total offense with 819 yards, but like Connor Halliday in 2014 and Matt Vogler in 1990, the prodigious number of yards didn't result in a win.