Top 25 action from Week 5
No. 1 LSU 35, Kentucky 7
A commom sight was Wildcats quarterback Maxwell Smith, left, under pressure during the host Tigers' easy win on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011. Kendrick Adams and the LSU defense registered five sacks, returned a fumble for a touchdown and limited Kentucky to 155 total yards.
No. 2 Oklahoma 62, Ball State 6
Sooners quarterback Landry Jones, right, looks downfield and likely found an open receiver on a night in which he threw for 425 yards and 5 touchdowns. The host Sooners piled up 655 yards in a demolition of their MAC opponent.
No. 3 Alabama 38, No. 12 Florida 10
Crimson Tide star Trent Richardson, right, eludes Gators cornerback Marcus Roberson on a night when the running back rushed for 181 yards and two touchdowns in The Swamp.
No. 4 Boise State 30, Nevada 10
Broncos receiver Matt Miller, right, beats Wolf Pack defensive back Isaiah Frey for a touchdown reception to give the host team a 14-0 second-quarter lead. Boise State's lead would swell to 30-0 before winning the 40th of its last 41 reguar-season games. The only loss in that stretch was to Nevada last season.
No. 6 Stanford 45, UCLA 19
Is there anything Heisman Trophy candidate Andrew Luck can't do? The Cardinal's star quarterback hauls in an acrobatic one-handed catch in the convincing win over the visiting Bruins.
No. 7 Wisconsin 48, No. 8 Nebraska 17
Cornhuskers defensive end Eric Martin, right, can't grasp Badgers quarterback Russell Wilson during a battle of Top 10 teams from the Big Ten. After taking a 14-7 lead, visiting Nebraska lost its grip altogether as Wisconsin scored 34 straight points.
Auburn 16, No. 10 South Carolina 13
Tigers defensive back Neiko Thorpe, left, wraps up Gamecocks tailback Brandon Wilds during a game in which the previously much-maligned Auburn defense held host South Carolina to 289 total yards in the upset win.
No. 13 Clemson 23, No. 11 Virginia Tech 3
Tigers linebacker Quandon Christian, left, and safety Carlton Lewis, right, team to pop the football loose from Hokies' running back David Wilson. The Clemson defense never let up in holding host Virginia Tech to 258 total yards in the upset victory.
No. 18 Arkansas 42, No. 14 Texas A&M 38
Razorbacks receiver Jarius Wright, left, was on the loose all day, including eluding Aggies defensive back Lionel Smith on a 68-yard touchdown in the first quarter of a neutral-site game at Arlington, Texas. Wright set a school record with 281 receiving yards and tied a record with 13 receptions. He also had two key catches to help set up Broderick Green's game-winning TD run with less than two minutes remaining.
Kansas State 36, No. 15 Baylor 35
Wildcats running back John Hubert celebrates as he runs into the end zone after catching a TD pass. The visiting Bears were denied their first 4-0 start since 1991.
Pittsburgh 44, No. 16 South Florida 17
Panthers running back Ray Graham celebrates after scoring the second of his two touchdown against the visiting Bulls on Thursday. Graham finished with 226 yards rushing.
No. 17 Texas 37, Iowa State 14
Longhorns receiver Jaxon Shipley races past the Cyclones' Jacques Washington en route to a 40-yard touchdown reception. Shipley caught six passes for 141 yards as visiting Texas moved to 4-0 by avenging an embarrassing home loss to Iowa State last season.
No. 19 Michigan 58, Minnesota 0
Wolverines offensive lineman Taylor Lewan holds up the Little Brown Jug. Michigan and Minnesota have been competing for the trophy, college football's oldest, since 1909. The Wolverines moved to 5-0 after piling up 580 yards in the shutout of the visiting Golden Gophers.
SMU 40, No. 20 TCU 33, OT
Mustang players rush the field after the upset of the host Horned Frogs.
No. 24 Illinois 38, Northwestern 35
At the top of the pile is Illini quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase, who pushed through the Wildcats defense to score from one yard out with 13 seconds remaining in the game. The winning touchdown capped a day in which the sophomore threw for 391 yards and accounted for 4 scores against the visitors.
No. 25 Arizona State 35, Oregon State 20
Beavers wide receiver Markus Wheaton (2) is tackled by Sun Devils cornerback Osahon Irabor (24) and safety Clint Floyd. Visiting Oregon State fell to 0-4, the only winless team from a BCS conference.