College football top 25: Sept. 21
(1) Alabama 31, Colorado State 6
AJ McCarron (10) of the Alabama Crimson Tide rolls out against the Colorado State Rams at Bryant-Denny Stadium during Saturday’s game in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. McCarron went 20/26 for 258 yards and one touchdown on the night.
(3) Clemson 26, N.C. State 14
Robert Caldwell (48) of the North Carolina State Wolfpack tries to tackle Tajh Boyd (10) of the Clemson Tigers during their game at Carter-Finley Stadium on September 19, 2013 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Boyd threw for 244 yards and three touchdowns on the night.
(4) Ohio State 76, Florida A&M 0
Umpire Jim Krogstad attempts to get out of the way as Jordan Hall (2) of the Ohio State Buckeyes runs for an 18-yard touchdown run in the second quarter against the Florida A&M Rattlers at Ohio Stadium on September 21, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio. Jordan Hall added two touchdowns for OSU on the day.
(5) Stanford 42, (23) Arizona State 28
Stanford running back Anthony Wilkerson (32) celebrates after a touchdown run past Arizona State safety Alden Darby during the first half of Saturday’s game in Stanford, Calif. Wilkerson rushed for 68 yards and scored one touchdown.
(6) LSU 35, Auburn 21
LSU running back Jeremy Hill (33) runs all the way to the endzone for his first touchdown of the first quarter. Hill finished the game with three total touchdowns and 185 yards on the ground.
(7) Louisville 72, Florida International 0
Teddy Bridgewater (5) of the Louisville Cardinals calls a play from the line during the team's game against the Florida International Panthers at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium on September 21, 2013 in Louisville, Kentucky. Bridgewater threw for four touchdowns on the day.
(8) Florida State 54, Bethune-Cookman 6
Florida State linebacker Telvin Smith steps in front of Bethune-Cookman wide receiver Eddie Poole (3) for an interception and a 68-yard touchdown in the first quarter of Saturday’s game in Tallahassee, Fla. Smith ran for 68 yards to score on this play.
(9) Georgia 45, North Texas 21
Arthur Lynch (88) of the Georgia Bulldogs makes a catch for a 2nd quarter touchdown against the North Texas Mean Green at Sanford Stadium on September 21, 2013 in Athens, Georgia. Lynch had 85 yards and scored one touchdown in the game.
(10) Texas A&M 42, SMU 13
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) rushes for a seven-yard touchdown as he avoids the tackle of SMU defensive back Kenneth Acker (21) during the first quarter of Saturday’s game in College Station, Texas. Johnny Football went 14/21 for 244 yards and one touchdown on the day.
(13) UCLA 59, New Mexico State 13
Members of the UCLA team cheer after a moment of silence for UCLA wide receiver Nick Pasquale who tragically passed away earlier in September.
(15) Michigan 24, Connecticut 21
Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner (98), tries to elude Connecticut linebacker Yawin Smallwood (33) and safety Obi Melifonwu (20) during the first quarter.
(16) Miami 77, Savannah State 7
Miami wide receiver Allen Hurns (1) scores a touchdown during the first half of Saturday’s game against Savannah State in Miami Gardens, Fla. Hurns racked up 100 yards and scored one touchdown in the game.
(17) Washington 56, Idaho State 0
Quarterback Keith Price (17) of the Washington Huskies celebrates with Dexter Charles after rushing for a touchdown against the Idaho State Bengals on September 21, 2013 at Husky Stadium in Seattle, Washington. The score gave the Huskies a 26-0 lead in the first half. Price was 16 of 21 for 213 yards on the afternoon with three touchdowns passes, one rushing score and no turnovers before being pulled with four minutes left in the second quarter.
(18) Northwestern 35, Maine 21
Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter (2) is tackled by linebacker Troy Eastman (6) of Maine during the first quarter of Saturday's game in Evanston, Ill. Colter went 5/9 for 85 yards and one touchdown on the day.
(19) Florida 31, Tennessee 17
Quarterback Jeff Driskel (6) of the Florida Gators releases a pass and falls to a knee injury in the 1st quarter against the Tennessee Volunteers September 21, 2013 at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at Florida Field in Gainesville, Florida. After Driskel left the game, Tyler Murphy led Florida to five scores to secure an 'ugly' victory.
(20) Baylor 70, LA-Monroe 7
Baylor wide receiver Antwan Goodley scores against Louisiana-Monroe cornerback Rob'Donovan Lewis in the first half Saturday's game in Waco, Texas. Goodley went for 156 yards and scored two touchdowns on the day.
(22) Notre Dame 17, Michigan State 14
George Atkinson III (4) of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish is stopped by the members of the Michigan State Spartan defense including Micajah Reynolds (60) at Notre Dame Stadium on September 21, 2013 in South Bend, Indiana. Atkinson III carried for 23 yards on the day.
(24) Wisconsin 41, Purdue 10
Melvin Gordon (25) of the Wisconsin Badgers hurdles a defender into the end zone for a 27-yard touchdown in the second quarter of the team's game against the Purdue Boilermakers at Camp Randall Stadium on September 21, 2013 in Madison, Wisconsin. Gordon carried the ball 16 times for 147 yards and three touchdowns.
(25) Texas Tech 33, Texas State 7
Texas Tech starting quarterback Baker Mayfield, who was replaced by Davis Webb early in the second quarter, returned to the game late in the fourth quarter. He was 14 for 20 for 124 yards and one interception.