Contained in the Boxscores is a weekly characteristic from Matt Fargo that has been widely known as one of the best summation in faculty soccer. He takes an in-depth take a look at every sport and pulls out essentially the most pertinent info that may aid you handicap video games sooner or later. Faculty soccer is full of quirky performs, deceptive scores and shock endings. Fargo takes you contained in the motion.
(12) LSU 28 (13) TENNESSEE 24
LSU scored the game-winning landing with simply 9 seconds remaining. LSU outgained the Volunteers by 230 whole yards but it surely had 4 turnovers that led to 17 factors for Tennessee. One interception was returned for a landing whereas two different picks occurred throughout the Volunteers 35-yard line. The Tigers managed the clock for over 41 minutes.
21 OREGON 34 Washington 14
The Geese held Washington to 138 whole yards and solely 10 first downs but the Huskies trailed by solely three factors halfway via the third quarter. Oregon then scored the ultimate 17 factors to drag away. Each of Washington's touchdowns got here off interceptions because the Geese had three turnovers together with a missed discipline aim. Oregon had 316 yards speeding on 54 carries (5.9 ypc) whereas the Huskies had 13 yards on 21 carries (Zero.6 ypc).
Purdue 17 MICHIGAN STATE 15
The Spartans couldn’t rally sufficient round head coach John L. Smith as Purdue kicked the game-winning discipline aim with Four:49 remaining. Michigan St. Acquired the ball again yet one more time however was stopped on fourth down at its personal 40-yard line. The profitable discipline aim was arrange by the Spartans lone interception of the day. Each groups completed Three-12 on third down conversions whereas Purdue was solely 2-5 contained in the redzone.
Kansas State 34 COLORADO 21
Kansas St. Outgained the Buffaloes 439-370 and after leaping forward 17-Zero, the Wildcats needed to maintain off a Colorado rally. The Buffaloes dropped to inside six factors early within the fourth quarter however the Wildcats cemented the win by scoring the subsequent two touchdowns. Colorado turned the ball over on downs twice, as soon as on the Wildcats one-yard line and likewise missed a discipline aim early within the sport.
HOUSTON 27 Tulsa 10
Tulsa took a 10-7 lead early within the second quarter however the Cougars ran off the ultimate 20 factors to drag away. Houston outgained the Golden Hurricane 471-249 because it used a really balanced assault of 227 yards speeding and 244 yards passing. Tulsa was 1-Three contained in the redzone though a type of missed alternatives occurred as time expired. The lone Tulsa landing was arrange by a fumble that directed in a nine-yard drive.
(1) Ohio State 17 ILLINOIS 10
Illinois cave the Buckeyes all they may deal with because it gained the yardage battle by 9 yards, holding the Ohio St.. Offense to only 224 whole yards. Ohio St. Jumped forward 17-Zero however the Illini protection stiffened, forcing 5 punts and grabbing an interference within the closing six holdings. Illinois didn’t cross midfield till early within the fourth quarter because it gained solely 100 yards as much as that time.
WESTERN MICH 27 Miami-Ohio 24
This sport was shut via and it culminated with a Western Michigan discipline aim with 1:16 remaining, following an 86-yard drive. Miami obtained the ball again final time however was stopped by itself 44-yard line. The RedHawks had three turnovers together with a fumble on the Broncos 13-yard line late within the fourth quarter. Western Michigan was 9-16 on third down conversions and 5-5 contained in the redzone.
MIDDLE TENNESSEE 35 Florida Atlantic 14
Florida Atlantic truly outgained the Blue Raiders 370-342 however Center Tennessee scored touchdowns on a fumble return and a 94-yard kickoff return. The Owls had 4 turnovers in whole, three of which led to Blue Raiders touchdowns. Florida Atlantic additionally missed a discipline aim and was stopped on fourth down on the Center Tennessee one-yard line late within the third quarter.
TROY 42 UL Lafayette 28
The Cajuns jumped forward 14-Zero earlier than Troy scored three consecutive touchdowns and traditionally dropped forward by 14 factors on the finish of the third quarter. UL-Lafayette dropped to inside seven factors however the Trojans sealed the win with a 94-yard landing drive. The Cajuns gained the yardage battle 400-361 however Troy had two landing drives that have been 24 yards or much less.
East Carolina 23 UCF 10
Missed alternatives damage each side however extra so for the Golden Knights as they missed an early discipline aim and have been stopped on fourth down on the East Carolina 17-yard line on the finish of the first quarter. Central Florida additionally tossed two interceptions on its closing two possessions, the primary which was returned for a landing. The Golden Knights have been held to only 58 yards speeding on 26 carries (2.2 ypc).
OREGON STATE 44 Arizona State 10
Oregon St. Outgained the Solar Devils 403-223 and scored on its first 5 possessions of the sport, two of which have been arrange by interceptions. The Beavers scored 17 factors off three drives that have been seven yards or much less. Arizona St. Was simply Four-15 on third and fourth down conversions whereas the Beavers went 10-18. Oregon St. Completed an ideal 7-7 contained in the redzone.
Arizona 27 WASHINGTON ST 17
Arizona dropped off the upset completely getting outgained 310-275. Washington St. Fumbled at its personal 28-yard line and turned it over on downs at its personal 21-yard line however the Wildcats managed solely two discipline targets from that. The Cougars additionally fumbled on the Wildcats three yard line on the opening possession of the second half. Two Arizona turnovers led to 10 Washington St. Factors.
Nevada 45 IDAHO 7
Nevada held the Vandals to 209 yards of legal responsibility and 11 first downs whereas additionally forcing 4 turnovers. Idaho gained solely 31 whole yards on its first seven possessions because the Wolf Pack constructed a 31-Zero lead. The rating might have even been worn however Nevada missed a discipline aim, turned it over on downs on the Idaho 33-yard line and thread an interference on the 30-yard line. Nevada gained the TOP battle by near 16 minutes.
(25) BYU 24 COLORADO STATE Three
BYU outgained the Rams 402-151 and held Colorado St. To only seven first downs. The Rams obtained their solely rating on a discipline aim following a brief punt that triggered in a brief discipline. The Cougars held Colorado St. To 26 yards speeding on 23 carries (1.1 ypc) as 5 sacks helped lower that common. BYU completed Eight-13 on third down conversions whereas the Rams simply simply 2-12 on their makes an attempt.
(7) USC 42 STANFORD Zero
An indignant Trojans group took their frustration out on an overmatched Stanford group regardless of profitable simply 355 yards of offense. The protection held the Cardinal to 208 whole yards and 12 first downs whereas forging three turnovers. USC blocked a discipline aim for a landing and likewise stopped Stanford on fourth down on the 33-yard line to assist hold the shutout.
18 WAKE FOREST 21 (22) Boston Faculty 14
Wake Forest gained for the third straight time by getting outgained, this time 430-280. The Deacons pressured three turnovers, none of which have been bigger than the interception ultimately zone with lower than a minute remaining. Boston Faculty thread one other intercept ultimately zone earlier within the sport whereas additionally fumbling within the fourth quarter. The Eagles additionally turned in over on downs on the Deacons 27-yard line.
19 Georgia Tech 31 NC STATE 23
Georgia Tech outgained the Wolfpack 409-328 however wanted to rally within the fourth quarter and put the sport away with a landing with 2:24 remaining. NC State had one final probability however turned it over on downs on the Georgia Tech 30-yard line. The Wolfpack had touchdowns on an interception return and a kickoff return, each of which lower the Yellow Jackets result in one-point.
Louisiana Tech 34 NORTH TEXAS 31
This was arguably the craziest sport of the day as Louisiana Tech constructed a 21-Zero lead earlier than the Imply Inexperienced ran off 31 straight factors to take a 10-point lead halfway although the third quarter. The Bulldogs responded by scoring the ultimate 13 factors to drag out the win. North Texas completed with 5 turnovers together with interceptions on three of its closing 4 possessions. The Bulldogs scored 24 factors off these turnovers.
Four TEXAS 36 Oklahoma State 10
Texas outgained the Cowboys 510-203 because it ran 25 extra performs from scrimmage and managed the clock for over 16 extra minutes. Oklahoma St. Didn’t rating an offensive landing as the one journey to the endzone got here on an 89-yard kickoff return. Texas scored 17 factors off Cowboys turnovers and Oklahoma St. Didn’t assist issues by committing 10 penalties, 4 of which led to Texas first downs.
MARSHALL 42 Tulane 21
Marshall went forward 21-Zero however Tulane roared again to tie the sport earlier than the Herd scored the ultimate 21 factors to drag away. Marshall scored its second landing on an interception return and two of its closing three touchdowns got here on drives of 24 and 26 yards. Tulane completed 10-18 on third down conversions however was stopped on fourth down twice within the fourth quarter. Marshall was solely Four-7 contained in the redzone.
(11) Arkansas 26 SOUTH CAROLINA 20
Arkansas constructed a 26-6 lead however needed to maintain off an enormous Gamecocks rally to drag out the win. South Carolina drove 92 and 99 yards on consecutive possessions to drag inside six factors however was stopped by an interception on the Razorbacks 41-yard line with 5 minutes left. Arkansas was capable of run the clock out on 11 performs to finish the sport. The Razorbacks had 495 yards of offense however went 2-Four contained in the redzone.
(20) Virginia Tech 17 MIAMI-FLORIDA 10
Miami held the Hokies to only 109 whole yards however two interceptions by the Hurricanes offense have been the distinction. Virginia Tech scored each touchdowns off these picks on drives of 36 and 26 yards, together with the sport winner with 1:39 remaining. Miami thread one other interception on the very subsequent play to seal the sport. The Hurricanes lone landing got here on a 50-yard run as they didn’t attain the redzone the whole sport.
San Jose St 31 NEW MEXICO ST 21
San Jose St. Is bowl eligible and that’s not a misprint. The Spartans rallied from a 21-Eight deficiency by scoring the ultimate 23 factors of the sport. San Jose St. Acquired the lead again due to a two-yard blocked punt return for a landing early within the fourth quarter. The Aggies truly gained the yardage battle 429-361 and scored touchdowns on their first three possessions however they turned it over on downs 4 instances.
(Eight) CALIFORNIA 38 UCLA 24
California racked up 516 yards of protection and constructed a 35-10 result in draw back. The Bruins put up 433 yards of offense however missed two discipline targets and threw two interceptions throughout the Bears 30-yard line. UCLA ran 16 much less performs from scrimmage and really outgained the Bears 7.5 ypp to 7.Zero ypp. California was 10-17 on third down Conversions whereas UCLA was 6-9 and punted solely as soon as.
(17) Oklahoma 17 (24) TEXAS A & M 16
Oklahoma measured touchdowns on its first two possessions, each being 80-yard drives and frequently incomes simply 103 yards the remainder of the best way, the Sooners by no means misplaced the lead. Texas A & M was pressured to kick two discipline targets on it's final two possessions together with one from the Sooners two-yard line. The Aggies recovered two fumbles in Oklahoma territory however the ensuing possession each resolved in detrimental yardage.
Rice 37 TEXAS-EL PASO 31
Rice jumped out to a 30-10 lead however needed to maintain off a late Miners rally to win its third straight sport. The Owls stopped UTEP on fourth down on the three-yard line early within the fourth quarter and later missed a brief discipline aim that will have sealed the win. After UTEP dropped to inside six factors, the Owls killed the ultimate 7:30 of the sport and by no means wave the ball again. Rice managed the TOP by near 14 extra minutes.
Southern Miss 42 MEMPHIS 21
Southern Mississippi jumped forward 28-Zero and by no means regarded again because it had a 229-42 yardage benefit halfway via the second quarter. The Golden Eagles completed with 486 yards of legal responsibility together with 254 yards speeding on 40 carries (6.Three ypc). The sport featured no turnovers however the groups mixed for 16 penalties for 136 yards. Memphis completed solely Three-15 on third down conversions.