Week 13 Top 25 Slideshow
No. 1 LSU 41, No. 3 Arkansas 17
LSU's Tyrann Mathieu returned a punt for a 92-yard touchdown as the Tigers outscored Arkansas, 41-3, after trailing 14-0 early. The Tigers punished the Razorbacks with 286 yards rushing to secure a spot in the SEC championship against No. 13 Georgia.
No. 2 Alabama 42, Auburn 14
Trent Richardson leaps over Auburn defensive back Ryan Smith on his way to a career-high 203 yards rushing in Alabama's blowout win. AJ McCarron threw three first-half touchdown passes as the Crimson Tide now must wait to see if their resume is good enough to secure a shot at a second national title in three years. No. 3 Oklahoma State and No. 1 LSU have big games remaining.
No. 6 Virginia Tech 38, No. 24 Virginia 0
Virginia Tech defensive end J.R. Collins dives for extra yardage after an interception as Virginia center Anthony Mihota closes in. Logan Thomas threw for two touchdowns and ran for one and David Wilson scored on two long runs in the second half as the Hokies earned the league's Coastal Division title and a rematch with No. 18 Clemson in next weekend's ACC championship game in Charlotte. They will be playing for the ACC title for the fifth time and seeking their fourth title in five years.
No. 7 Boise State 36, Wyoming 14
Doug Martin, who finished with 163 yards rushing, is tackled during Boise State's rout. Kellen Moore was 24 of 36 for 279 yards, and tossed three touchdown passes, including a 46-yarder on the final play of the first half, as the Broncos secured a second-place finish in their first year as a member of the Mountain West Conference.
No. 8 Houston 48, Tulsa 16
Houston wide receiver Patrick Edwards, who finished with 181 receiving yards, catches one of his four touchdown passes in front of Tulsa defender Milton Howell. Led by Case Keenum's 457 yards passing and five touchdowns, Houston (12-0) earned a spot in next week's Conference USA championship game and set a school season record for wins.
No. 9 Oregon 49, Oregon State 21
Quarterback Darron Thomas and left guard Carson York lift running back De'Anthony Thomas into the air after his touchdown in Oregon's rivalry win. National rushing leader LaMichael James ran for 142 yards before leaving with what appeared to be a left elbow injury, as the Ducks clinched the Pac-12 North and a spot in the conference's first championship game. They'll host UCLA on Friday night with a chance to win their third straight conference title and a spot in the Rose Bowl.
No. 10 USC 50, UCLA 0
USC wide receiver Marqise Lee dives into the end zone in an attempt to score a touchdown. Matt Barkley passed for 423 yards and six touchdowns in his possible Coliseum farewell, Robert Woods set the conference's single-season receptions record while catching 12 passes for 113 yards and two TDs, and the Trojans finished their resurgent season with a demolition of Pac-12 title game-bound UCLA. USC posted its largest victory in the city championship game since 1930, the rivalry's second year.
No. 11 Michigan State 31, Northwestern 17
Michigan State running back Le'Veon Bell jumps over Northwestern defenders. Keshawn Martin returned a punt 57 yards for a touchdown just before halftime and Kirk Cousins threw two TD passes to B.J. Cunningham as the Spartans warmed up for next week's Big Ten championship game by beating Northwestern.
No. 12 Oklahoma 26, Iowa State 6
Oklahoma running back Brandon Williams avoids a flying tackle by Iowa State cornerback Leonard Johnson. Landry Jones threw for 256 yards, Blake Bell punched in two short touchdown runs, and Oklahoma set up a Bedlam showdown against No. 4 Oklahoma State for the Big 12 championship by beating Iowa State.
No. 13 Georgia 31, No. 25 Georgia Tech 17
Georgia receiver Chris Conley reaches for a pass over Georgia Tech cornerback Louis Young. Aaron Murray threw four touchdown passes and Georgia extended its domination over No. 25 Georgia Tech with a victory that sent the Bulldogs into the Southeastern Conference championship game against LSU on a 10-game winning streak.
No. 14 South Carolina 34, No. 18 Clemson 13
South Carolina wide receiver Alshon Jeffery pulls in a touchdown pass in front of Clemson cornerback Coty Sensabaugh. Quarterback Connor Shaw, who got the starting job in midseason, passed for three touchdowns and ran for another in the landmark win. The 10-2 Gamecocks reached 10 victories for just the second time in 118 years of football. It was also their third straight win over the Tigers (9-3), something that last occurred from 1968-70.
No. 15 Wisconsin 45, No. 20 Penn State 7
Montee Ball runs past Penn State's Nick Sukay for one of his four touchdowns in the rout, powering Wisconsin to a spot in next week's Big Ten championship game against Michigan State. Ball has scored 34 touchdowns this season for the 10-2 Badgers, the second-most in a single season in NCAA history. Barry Sanders holds the record, scoring 39 for Oklahoma State in 11 games in the 1988 season.
No. 17 Michigan 40, Ohio State 34
Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson pulls away from Ohio State linebacker Etienne Sabino for one of five touchdowns he accounted for. The victory snap a school-record, seven-game losing streak in the rivalry with the Buckeyes.
No. 21 Baylor 66, Texas Tech 42
Baylor wide receiver Terrance Williams catches a touchdown pass as Texas Tech's Cornelius Douglas defends. Baylor set a school mark for most points in a conference game - Big 12 or the Southwest Conference for decades before that - but was already ahead to stay when Robert Griffin III scored on a 3-yard keeper just before halftime. That score came after he was on the sideline for one play after taking an elbow to the helmet while sliding at the end of a run.
No. 22 Nebraska 20, Iowa 7
Rex Burkhead runs past Iowa's Christian Kirksey in Nebraska's win over Iowa. Burkhead, who started the week with his right foot in a walking boot, ran for 160 yards and a touchdown on a school-record 38 carries.