Justice prevails for Boston College

The Associated Press


Napoleon Kaufman rushed for a career-high 254 yards, his second straight career-best game, and had touchdowns runs of 91, 3 and 76 yards.

Justice Smith of Boston College ran for 144 yards and two scores in the Eagles' 30-11 upset of Notre Dame.

Tyrone Wheatley ran for 153 yards and two scores, and caught another touchdown pass as Michigan defeated Michigan State 40-20.

Mike Alstott ran for 187 yards and four touchdowns as Purdue defeated Minnesota 49-37.

Alex Smith of Indiana ran for 232 yards to lead the Hoosiers to a 27-20 win over Iowa.

Jack Jackson had 10 receptions for 99 yards and a touchdown to lead Florida over Louisiana State 42-18.

Lawrence Phillips ran for 221 yards on 33 carries and scored three times to lead Nebraska to 32-3 win over Oklahoma State. Phillips' 1,006 rushing yards make him the first Division I-A player to surpass 1,000.


Auburn extended the nation's longest I-A winning streak to 17 games, tying a school record. ... Miami beat Florida State for the fifth consecutive time in the Orange Bowl 34-20. ... Colorado won its ninth straight game, 38-23 over Missouri. ... Illinois won its fourth straight at Ohio Stadium with a 24-10 victory. Not since Illinois won six in a row in Columbus in 1929 has a team won more than three consecutive times on Ohio State's home field. ... California became the only Pac-10 team in the last 60 years with five consecutive victories over UCLA with its 26-7 win. ... Southern Cal has beaten Oregon State 21 straight games after its 27-19 win. ... Texas-El Paso defeated Tulsa 24-17 to win its second straight over Division I schools for the first time since 1988.


Eric Zeier passed for 328 yards and two touchdowns to break the SEC career total offense record, as Georgia crushed Clemson 40-14. Zeier has 9,325 total yards. Florida's Shane Matthews held the record of 9,241 yards.


Wisconsin running backs Terrell Fletcher (186 yards) and Brent Moss (145) combined for 331 yards and four toucdowns as the Badgers beat Northwestern 46-14. It was 16th straight 100-yard game for Moss and the seventh time they have both gone over the century mark.


Boston College shattered Notre Dame's national championship hopes for the second straight year with a 30-11 upset. Last year, David Gordon's last-second field goal gave the Eagles a 41-39 win in South Bend, Ind.


Texas A&M won its 24th straight SWC game, the longest conference streak in the nation, beating Houston 38-7.


Notre Dame's 16-game road winning streak was broken by Boston College 30-11.


Notre Dame lost for the second time to drop to 4-2. The last time the Irish under Lou Holtz had two losses this early in a season was 1986 when, in Holtz's first year, they started 0-2.


Miami's Tremain Mack, who twice sent the ball over the head of Hurricanes punter Mike Crissy earlier in the season, had two more poor snaps in Miami's 34-20 victory over Florida State. Both snaps Saturday prevented Crissy from getting off kicks.


Syracuse's Kevin Mason and Kirby Dar Dar each ran for over 100 yards as the Orangeman defeated Pitt 31-7. Last week, Dar Dar and Malcolm Thomas became the first Syracuse pair to rush for 100 yards in a game in 13 years.


Texas' 343-pound nose guard Stonie Clark stopped Oklahoma's James Allen just short of the goal line on 4th-and-goal from the 3-yard line with less than a minute to go to preserve the Longhorns' 17-10 win over the Sooners.


Purdue defeated Minnesota 49-37 to avenge last year's shootout that the Gophers won 59-56.


Wisconsin scored 16 points on two touchdowns and a safety in 55 seconds as the Badgers rallied from 14-10 halftime deficit to defeat Northwestern by a 46-14 score.


Alabama blocked three Southern Mississippi kicks two field goals and an extra point in a 14-6 victory.


Michigan's defense, which was allowing 411.6 yards per game, came up with six sacks totaling 54 yards in losses, and a fumble recovery in its 40-20 win over Michigan State.


Washington State sacked Oregon quarterbacks 10 times in its 21-7 victory.

Princeton had school-record 11 sacks in its 31-10 win over Brown.


Georgia topped Clemson 40-14 in the final meeting of the two rivals between the hedges. The series ends next year at Clemson. The Tigers are 2-19 at Georgia's Stadium.


Matt Turman, a sophomore walk-on who started the fall as a third-teamer, took over at quarterback for Nebraska in its 32-3 win over Oklahoma State. Second-stringer Brook Berringer was removed from the game with a collapsed lung. Tommie Frazier is out for the season with a blood clot in his leg. ... Brad Otton, starting in place of injured Rob Johnson, passed for 208 yards and two touchdowns Saturday as Southern Cal beat Oregon State 27-19.


Florida defensive back Anthone Lott scored on an 88-yard interception return as the Gators beat Lousiana State 42-18.


Georgia Tech quarterback Tommy Luginbill completed 24 of 39 passes for 313 yards, all season highs, but the Yellow Jackets still lost to North Carolina 31-24. ... Chris Darkins of Minnesota had 237 yards rushing and two touchdowns in the Gophers' 49-37 loss to Purdue.


"I can sum it up in four words they outexecuted us." Florida State coach Bobby Bowden after his Seminoles lost to Miami 34-20.

"I never worry about getting caught from behind. I just take off running. They either catch me or I end in the (end) zone." Napoleon Kaufman after his 254-yard performance, which included touchdown runs of 91 and 76 yards, against San Jose State.

"I think I played pretty well. We scored three touchdowns the second half. I think I showed them I'm a pretty tough guy and I can lead the team to victory." Matt Turman, Nebraska's No. 3 quarterback, who was pressed into action this week after second-string quarterback Brook Berringer left with an injury during the Cornhuskers 32-3 win over Oklahoma State.

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