After debuting fourth in the first batch of the College Football Playoff rankings on Tuesday, Oregon needed a surprise late-night boost over rival Washington to emerge with a 26-16 victory. The Ducks fell early 9-3, but then scored 21 unanswered and held up late to stay firmly in the playoff conversation with three games into the regular season and a possible Pac-12 Championship Game debut.
Travis Day led the ducks with a 211-yard dash and touchdown early in the fourth quarter to lead 24-9. He wasn’t the only player to come back out of the top ten to win Saturday night, as No. 7 Michigan got a similarly strong performance from Hassan Haskins in a 29-7 win over Indiana. Haskins rushed for 168 yards and landed 27 as the Wolverines bounced back with an emphatic win after their crushing loss at Michigan State last week.
Michigan’s performance was among the best for teams hoping for the playoff on another wild day in college football. Although Georgia #1 beat Missouri, #2 Alabama narrowly escaped a contentious LSU fight, #3 Michigan was upset in Purdue, #5 Ohio won in an unimpressive fashion in Nebraska and Cincinnati with barely a win against Tulsa. In addition, No. 9 Wake Forest penalty shootout was lost to North Carolina.
Finally, today was a reminder that there is still a lot to be ironed out among the sport’s top teams as the first week of November draws to a close.
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College football scores, schedule: week 10
21st Army, 14th Air Force (overtime) – a summary
No. 1 Georgia 43, Missouri 6 – a summary
No. 5 Ohio State 26, Nebraska 17 – Takeaway, summary
North Carolina 58, No. 9 Wake Forest 55 – a summary
No. 14 Texas A&M 20, No. 13 Auburn 3 – Takeaway, summary
Purdue 40, No. 3 Michigan State 29- Takeaway, summary
No. 6 Cincinnati 28, Tulsa 20 – a summary
No. 10 Notre Dame 34, Navy 6 – a summary
No. 11 Oklahoma State 24, West Virginia 3 – a summary
TCU 30, No. 12 Baylor 28 – a summary
No. 2 Alabama 20, LSU 14 – Takeaway, summary
No. 4 Oregon 26, Washington 16- a summary
No. 7 Michigan 29, Indiana 7 – a summary
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