Week 12 of college football the season has featured several exciting matchups, and there are even more where that came from as things wind down on Saturday night.
Currently #10 Utah attempts to beat No. 12 Oregon for the third time in the past two seasons in a rematch from last year Pac-12 Championship game.
Earlier, Oklahoma took revenge on No. 22 Oklahoma State in the Bedlam series after losing to arch rival last season, and No. 7 USC outlasted crosstown rival No. 16 UCLA at the Rose Bowl.
Elsewhere, n° 4 TOS threw a winning basket against Baylor as time has expired to remain undefeated. In the Big TenNo. 3 Michigan also rallied to beat Illinois in the last seconds and n°2 ohio state came away narrowly with a win over Maryland. No. 9 Clemson strangled miami and Texas disassembled Kansas on the road.
Here are the best games from Saturday’s slate!
The ducks go up
Oregon was the first board member when Mar Keise Irving capped a 10-play, 79-yard drive with a 10-yard touchdown run to open the game.
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Bruins strike first
QB UCLA Dorian Thompson Robinson took it for the Bruins himselfgiving the advantage to the home team.
Then he showed his arm strength for UCLA’s second touchdown in the first quarter, a 30-yard bomb.
UCLA’s Dorian Thompson-Robinson throws a 30-yard TD
UCLA’s Dorian Thompson-Robinson finds Michael Ezeike for a 30-yard touchdown to take a 14-0 lead over USC.
Close the gap
USC built momentum in the second quarter, shooting within three to keep the Bruins close.
Surf the wave
USC QB Caleb Williams found a rhythm before the break with one big pitch after another. It helped set up another trojan hit to keep the Bruins within reach heading into halftime.
USC took its first lead of the game in the third quarter when Williams found Jordan Addison for a 35 yard touchdown.
Caleb Williams finds Jordan Addison for third quarter score
USC’s Caleb Williams finds Jordan Addison for a 35-yard touchdown.
There were six more touchdowns traded between the two teams, as this one ended on the wire. In the end, the Trojans sealed the deal with a last-minute interception as UCLA charged down.
Oklahoma 28, No. 22 Oklahoma State 13
In the dust
Drake Stoops burned the man covering him and took a dive at the 1-yard line to set Oklahoma up for the game’s first score.
The man of the hour
QB of Sooners Dillon-Gabriel threw two more touchdowns in the first quarter to put Oklahoma ahead 28-0, and Oklahoma State was never able to find its footing.
Sesame Robinson shoved his way into the end zone for a 2-yard touchdown run to bring Texas on the board.
Then the Longhorns star picked up his second touchdown of the gamerunning intact in the end zone to make it 14-0.
Bijan Robinson scores on a 2-yard rushing TD
Texas RB Bijan Robinson runs in a 2-yard score to take the Kansas lead.
Keilan Robinson took a 15-yard screen pass for an easy touchdown to extend Texas’ lead to 24-0.
Quinn Ewers joins Keilan Robinson for a 15-yard touchdown
Texas QB Quinn Ewers connects with Keilan Robinson for a 15 yard score.
Bijan Robinson completed the hat trick by running for a 1 meter score as time expired in the first half.
Then the Longhorns standout broke a pair of tackles, stuttered and fired up the throws for a 32-yard touchdown, good for his fourth score of the game as Texas ran away with the win.
Bijan Robinson breaks free for his fourth TD of the game
Bijan Robinson cuts inside and clears for an untouched 32-yard touchdown for his fourth of the game as the Longhorns extend their 38-0 lead over Kansas.
No. 2 Ohio State 43, Maryland 30
Ohio State star receiver Marvin Harrison Jr. made the tough catch along the sideline while being interfered with for a 30-yard gain that helped the Buckeyes take a 7-0 lead on the first practice.
Terps up at halftime
Valuia Tagovailoa found CJ Dippre in the back of the end zone to give Maryland a 13-10 lead.
After struggling to move the ball after their first-half opener, Ohio State shook things up in the second half by blocking a punt in Maryland territory. It was Lathan Ransomsecond game in a row with a punt block. Two games later, Ohio State scored to go up 17-13.
find their rhythm
With multiple running back injuries, Ohio State turned to Dallan Haydenwho scored his second touchdown to extend the lead to 27-13.
The Maryland QB kept the ball himself and ran it for the TD. The deficit was reduced to 27-21 after a successful two-point conversion.
Three for backup RB
Hayden added a third touchdown just past Maryland’s score that briefly put the Buckeyes ahead by 12. The Terps, however, blocked the PAT and ran it back for two runs to make it a 10-point game. .
Shades of his brother
Tagovailoa dazzled and dazzled on fourth base, rushing to the sideline before throwing a touchdown to cut Ohio State’s lead to 33-30, but it wasn’t enough to spark a comeback.
No. 9 Clemson 40, Miami (FL) 10
I can’t approach DJ
DJ Uigalei fought his way into the end zone to extend Clemson’s lead to 14-0 early on.
Clemson made his way with Miami, like Luke Price opened up wide on the goal-line pass to make it 24-0 en route to an easy home win.
Qualan Jones capped Baylor’s first drive by sending the ball into the end zone on a 10-yard run.
Qualan Jones passes TCU defense for 10-yard rushing TD
Qualan Jones couldn’t be stopped as his 10-yard rushing score early in the first quarter gave Baylor a 7-0 lead over TCU.
Strong ground game
QB TCU Max Dugan made a name for himself all season for the plays he made with his arm. However, it was his legs that helped the Horned Frogs tie the game late in the first quarter.
Max Duggan runs it for a 7-yard tying TD
Max Duggan ran it into himself to tie the game for TCU against Baylor.
However, things did not stay together for long, as Kelsey Johnson took the reverse and ran to the field for a 2 yard touchdown to restore the advantage to Baylor.
Just after Baylor scored their second touchdown of the game, Duggan connected with Taye Barber for a reception of almost 80 meters on the opening shot of the drive which followed which set up Kendre Miller run for a touchdown a few plays later.
Baylor tried to get a touchdown just before halftime. But the defensive back of the TCU bud clark had other plans withdraw a pass in the end zone to keep the game tied until half-time.
Then Baylor got his own interception after the star TCU QB tried to go for the homerun ball to break a 14-14 tie. Instead, the Bears ended up with the ball.
TCU at the top
The Horned Frogs took the lead for the first time in the game when Duggan threw a 26-yard touchdown pass to Gunnar Hendersonwhich was wide open coming out of the backfield.
Max Duggan finds Gunnar Henderson for a 26-yard touchdown
Max Duggan found Gunnar Henderson for a 26-yard lead.
Return to the top
After running one earlier, Johnson was able to grab the goal line to give the Bears the lead early in the fourth quarter.
Next, Baylor RB Richard Reese hammered one in the end zone for one hit from 1 meter to extend Baylor’s 28-20 lead.
Crazy race to kick for the win!
Emari Demercado ran into the end zone with ease for the 3 yard score to cut Baylor’s lead to 28-26 with just over two minutes remaining, but TCU was unable to tie the game due to a failed 2-point conversion.
TCU tested their kicker by calling a run play on third and long with just 22 seconds left. However, Griffin Kell stayed cool, calm and collected to nail the basket as time expired to give the Horned Frogs the win and keep them undefeated.
No. 3 Michigan 19, Illinois 17
Michigan running back and hopeful Heisman Blake Choir threw several defenders on the opener for 35 yards before scoring later in practice to put the Wolverines up 7-0.
As Michigan aimed to score its second touchdown of the game, Corum fumbled, grabbing his left knee and stay on the grass for a few moments afterwards before leaving the pitch under his own power.
Corum was cleared to return after undergoing tests on his left knee at half-time. He reentered the game on Michigan’s second play after a second-half scrimmage and carried the ball for a 5-yard gain.
It was Corum’s only touch in the second half, however, leaving his status for next week’s meeting with Ohio State (Saturday, 12 p.m. ET, FOX) in the question.
Illinois finally entered the end zone midway through the third quarter when Chase Brown crossed the stack for one 8 yard score to make it a 10-10 game. Then Brown opened up for a 37-yard touchdown run that put Illinois ahead 17-10 and gave Michigan its first fourth-quarter deficit of the season.
Jake Moody nailed one 35 yard field goal to complete Michigan’s comeback.
THE BEST OF THE REST:
Vanderbilt managed an upset 31-24 on Florida Saturday, making it the second time in 32 games the Commodores have beaten the Gators.
#1 rookie making the best plays
In the tones of his college coach, Hunter Travis scored touchdowns on both sides of the ball to Jackson State. The freshman had a choice of six before making an impressive touchdown.
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