College football is never short of drama, and just this week we got more action on the conference realignment side of things with FAU, Rice, Charlotte, North Texas, UTSA and UAB set to join the American Athletic Conference. So if we got a bit of a shake-up early in the week, there was no telling what else would be shaken up on Saturday.
If you had the over in the Wake Forest-Army game, you're in luck. Each team hit the over (54) by themselves in Wake's 70-56 win. And that wasn't the only high-scoring tilt Saturday.
Check out all the results, reaction and revelry from throughout the land.
Plays of the day
When creativity sparks in the moment, this is the result. Caleb Williams is an innovator on our account.
Princeton fans storm the field after thrilling 5OT win vs. Harvard
In the fifth overtime period, Harvard fails to answer the Jacob Birmelin score in the back of the end zone, and Princeton fans rush the field to celebrate the victory.
And whenever you can get a dig in at Texas, you take it however you can.
Looks like Caleb Williams painted his nails to have two Horns Down symbols and "UT" pic.twitter.com/IoxGpzq6b8— Justin Martinez (@JTheSportsDude) October 23, 2021
"Talented. Brilliant. Incredible. Amazing. Showstopping. Spectacular." - Lady Gaga. And yes, beer pong is a game, so this 100% qualifies for this section.
Michigan marching band just performed a beer pong skit with an Ohio State ping pong ball missing the cup and a Michigan ball going in the cup. pic.twitter.com/yBRJqdSA7i— Tom VanHaaren (@TomVH) October 23, 2021
It's all fun and games
Mike Leach is out on candy corn, and, yes, this is extremely important information we needed to know.
You heard the man! Get Kenny Pickett a cold one ASAP.
Give him three Heismans pic.twitter.com/DolR5nqnwa— Dayne Young (@dayneyoung) October 23, 2021
And honestly, he surely deserves one after Saturday's performance against Clemson.
This is what happens when you're a true die-hard fan -- you get married at a tailgate.
Just a friendly game of tic-tac-toe.
Evidently, it can be hard to score. Even in multiple OTs.
Illinois did end up beating No. 7 Penn State 20-18 after nine overtimes, in case you really wanted to know the outcome.
Penn-State-Illinois pic.twitter.com/WTeWZUh3xy— Paolo Uggetti (@PaoloUggetti) October 23, 2021
And sometimes it's work and parental duty. But hey, Nick Saban didn't seem to mind the slight interruption to his news conference.
Nick Saban has adorable moment with reporter holding a baby
Alabama coach Nick Saban shares an adorable moment with a reporter who is holding his baby while posing his question.
Next Manning up
Ole Miss retired Eli Manning's No. 10 on Saturday, and in tribute it painted the end zones with "Manning" instead of "Rebels."
𝗠 𝗔 𝗡 𝗡 𝗜 𝗡 𝗚 pic.twitter.com/e3INJ1mYTe— Ole Miss Football (@OleMissFB) October 22, 2021
Surely that has nothing to do with the fact that the nation's most sought-after recruit is Manning's nephew, class of 2023 QB Arch Manning. Arch is on hand for Saturday's game as Lane Kiffin & Co. make a pitch for a third-generation Manning quarterback to go to Oxford.
Arch Manning sighting in Oxford 👀 pic.twitter.com/GFPzIF2ot3— FOX College Football (@CFBONFOX) October 23, 2021
Wonder what Arch thinks pic.twitter.com/kFFpiH3bNj— Alex Scarborough (@AlexS_ESPN) October 23, 2021
Scene in the stands
We're definitely hyped for the Space Game.
Juwan Howard came out to support Michigan.
Did Arkansas State win? No. So sadly, these fans will definitely need to show up like this again next weekend.
Maybe someone was out just a little past their bedtime.
Nothing to see here ... quite literally.
"Timeout on the field. Everything is off." 😂— ESPN College Football (@ESPNCFB) October 23, 2021
Oklahoma-Kansas was paused due to a power outage. pic.twitter.com/eDd4T4ePdJ
Indiana fans' hopes were dashed early by Ohio State.
Bill Walton was the guest picker this Saturday, and you know with him there's always a guaranteed golden gif or meme like this one.
How about Bill Walton shows up every week?
"Have you ever seen a bear fight a duck?"— College GameDay (@CollegeGameDay) October 23, 2021
Bill Walton brought it on GameDay 😂 pic.twitter.com/2UEXpFnZ8T
And Lee Corso's pick is ...
Jahan Dotson comes out of nowhere to make incredible catch
Sean Clifford heaves the ball downfield, and Jahan Dotson outjumps three Illinois defenders to haul it in.
For the best signs, check this out.
Battle of the Bones!
With UAB moving to the AAC soon, one of the greatest rivalry trophies to exist is making a comeback for any future UAB-Memphis games on the horizon.
Ok, we can finally say it...— UAB Football 🏆 (@UAB_FB) October 21, 2021
The Battle of the Bones is COMING BACK!
(And so is the best trophy...ever). pic.twitter.com/wk8vG18J5G
The Duck is letting it be known that there's Oregon representation everywhere.
Rice, Temple and FAU, all backed by the mighty owls, will soon all be in the AAC, and sure, three might be a crowd, but it looks like a fun party anyway.
The latest in CFB fashion
How long do you think it took this man to plan this outfit?
Walking on eggshells it seems, huh, Oregon?
So long as this thing stays upright, sure, we'll ride with Oklahoma.
Yes, Coastal Carolina lost, but the Chants went out in style, at least.
For more on the best uniforms, check this out.
Agree or disagree? The worst call in CFB history?
More OT absurdness.
Iowa State WR gets 'justice' after 'worst call in NCAA history'
Following what radio broadcasters described as "the worst call in NCAA history," Brock Purdy connects with Xavier Hutchinson for a 9-yard TD.
Just call Pitt's SirVocea Dennis for all your defensive needs.
Brennan Presley has some serious hops.
It's gotta be the shoes, right?
Army-Wake Forest is unbelievable, and this is just one of the many wild plays that has happened.
WHAT A SIMPLY UNFATHOMABLE CATCH BY ISAIAH ALSTON pic.twitter.com/RALKwhcJ7P— CBS Sports Network (@CBSSportsNet) October 23, 2021
This certainly didn't work out the way they wanted.
THEY TRIED THE FAKE AND IT TURNED INTO A PICK-SIX 🚨 pic.twitter.com/B3lHdH3EUR— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) October 23, 2021
However high you think you can jump, well, Jahan Dotson can jump higher.
Caleb Williams strips ball from teammate to convert 4th-and-1
Caleb Williams takes the ball from Kennedy Brooks and runs for a Sooners first down late in the fourth quarter vs. Kansas.
This is just pure speed.
Give it to Burks and watch him go 💨 pic.twitter.com/D7uKB74HVf— Arkansas Razorback Football (@RazorbackFB) October 23, 2021
App State took down No. 14 Coastal Carolina on Wednesday, and the fans couldn't wait to celebrate.
App State fans storm the field after game-winning FG to upset Coastal Carolina
After Appalachian State notches a game-winning field goal, fans storm the field to celebrate a close 30-27 win over Coastal Carolina.