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Blocked FG return gives Penn State signature win, shakes up playoff race

James Franklin finally broke through with a big win at Penn State, and what a big win it was, as the Nittany Lions shocked No. 2 Ohio State.

Penn State returns blocked FG for stunning upset of Ohio State (1:51)
Fournette bulldozes Ole Miss defender (0:34)
Mixon finds end zone for fifth time (0:19)
Wolverines dust off unique formation for TD (0:20)
Ever see 3 personal fouls and a near brawl in one play? (2:12)
When you snap the ball and catch the TD on the same play (1:25)
Lamar Jackson's latest Heisman worthy performance (0:53)
Queiro joins ranks of greatest college football INTs. (1:32)
Williams runs wild on UCLA's defense (0:44)
Spin move and super speed gets Wazzu a 100-yard kickoff return TD (1:10)
Kentucky wins with 51-yard FG at the buzzer (0:41)
Shorts makes remarkable catch with a defender all over him (0:29)
Awesome diving catch makes it 5 TD passes for Webb (0:37)
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Ex-UVa receiver alleges hazing, abusive culture

Ex-UVa receiver Aidan Howard is suing the school, alleging that a freshman hazing ritual left him with a broken eye socket and that its football team suffers from a culture of bullying and abuse.

Louisville, led by Jackson, must impress Committee in final weeks (1:15)


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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.

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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.

Josh Moyer ESPN Staff Writer 

Penn State coach James Franklin's words of advice to his team, after upsetting No. 2 Ohio State: "Nights like this don't happen very often. Savor this." Said there's nothing better right now than what's inside that locker room.

Chris Low ESPN Senior Staff Writer 

What a game, what an upset and what a scene in Happy Valley.


Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

Penn State beats No. 2 Ohio State 24-21. The ViewFromVegas is they did it as 17.5-point home underdogs and +700 on the money line.(high of +800 at William Hill books in Nevada).

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

65% of the $ at the 108 William Hill sports books in Nevada had the Buckeyes covering 19.5 tonight over Penn State

Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer 

Kliff Kingsbury owns the Big 12 record for completions in a game with 49 in 2002. His quarterback Patrick Mahomes is coming for that record with 42 early in the 4th quarter vs. Oklahoma. He's already broken the Big 12 record for pass attempts with 73.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Patrick Mahomes breaks a Texas Tech record with 73 passing attempts. Still 13 minutes to play. The FBS record is 89.

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Leonard Fournette's first seven carries tonight: -1, 59, 5, 24, 8, 76, 78.

Chantel Jennings ESPN Staff Writer 

Fans in Chicago can see the finish of No. 2 Ohio State-Penn State onWLS's D2 station, WatchESPN and the ESPN app.