Bruising freshman Samaje Perine rushed for 242 yards and four touchdowns to lead No. 4 Oklahoma to a 45-33 win over West Virginia in their Big 12 opener Saturday night.
Bill Belton and Zach Zwinak rushed for a pair of touchdowns each, Christian Hackenberg threw for 179 yards and Penn State defeated Massachusetts 48-7 on Saturday.
Mark Weisman ran for 88 yards and two touchdowns, including a 1-yard plunge with 6:56 remaining as Iowa rallied for a 24-20 win over Pitt on Saturday.
As long as Florida State remains in the College Football Playoff conversation, Jameis Winston will be given plenty of opportunities to create his next Heisman moment.
The Atlantic Coast Conference has announced their 2014 Class of Legends for its 10th Annual Dr. Pepper Football Championship Game on December 6th, and Pitt’s own Hugh Green is part of this years class.
Week 4 has some tough matchups that could have a big impact on the playoff format and bowl placement. Let’s take a look at the four must watch college games this weekend.
Florida State announced on Wednesday that they have suspended starting QB and reigning Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston for the first half of their upcoming game against Clemson after yelling an “offensive and vulgar” quote in the Florida State student union.
Conner says he is only focused on being (4-0) after this weekend ends and this will be Pitt’s biggest challenge yet.
Conference play will begin picking up this week, but there will also be some key non-conference match-ups as well. Defending SEC champion Auburn heads to Kansas State for a Thursday night match-up. This could be the Big 12’s last chance to leave a huge impression on the selection committee.
Bill Belton scored on a 5-yard run with 1:13 to play and Penn State rallied from a 10-point deficit to post a 13-10 victory over Rutgers on Saturday night, spoiling the Scarlet Knights’ Big Ten Conference debut.
Pitt survived an early scare from host FIU to remain unbeaten with a 42-25 road victory, improving to 3-0 for the first time since 2009.
Clint Trickett passed for 511 yards and four touchdowns, and West Virginia gave away a 22-point lead before Josh Lambert kicked a 47-yard field goal as time expired to give the Mountaineers a 40-37 victory over Maryland on Saturday.
There have been some worthy candidates since the Ducks became recognized as a national power in the sport, but quarterback Marcus Mariota may have the best chance to finally end that Heisman drought in Eugene.
Unfortunately for the Big Ten, the chance to prove itself on the national stage in 2014 has officially been missed.
Clint Trickett threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score, leading West Virginia to a 54-0 win over Towson on Saturday night.