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, UCLA, passed for 351 yards and three TDs in a stellar debut, leading the No. 13 Bruins to a 34-16 victory over Virginia.

, Maryland, set a Big Ten record with 233 yards in punt returns and scored a TD in the Terrapins' 50-21 victory over Richmond.

—Jared Goff, California, threw for 309 yards and three TDs in one half to help the Bears beat Grambling State 73-14.

, Arkansas, threw for 308 yards and four TDs in the No. 18 Razorbacks' 48-13 win over UTEP.

, Pittsburgh, ran for 207 yards and a touchdown after suffered a minor knee injury in the Panthers' 45-37 victory over Youngstown State. His total was a school record for a debut.

, Colorado State, threw for 289 yards and five TDs in his first career start, helping the Rams roll past Savannah State 65-13,

, Old Dominion, ran for 223 yards and four TDs in a 38-34 win over Eastern Michigan.


The first Saturday of the college football, as it usually is, was filled with upsets.

Early in the day, South Dakota State survived a frantic rally by Kansas to beat the Jayhawks 41-38 in Lawrence. The Jayhawks had a chance to set up a tying field goal in the closing seconds, but quarterback botched a spike to stop the clock.

Portland State, another FCS school, pulled off an upset in the Northwest, taking down Washington State 24-17 in Pullman. The Pac-12 was on the wrong side of an upset again when Northwestern knocked off No. 21 Stanford 16-6.

Temple also beat Penn State for the first time in 74 years with a 27-10 victory over the Nittany Lions.


BYU pulled off a thrilling victory by beating Nebraska 33-28 with a Hail Mary on the game's final play.

The good news came with some bad: quarterback is out for the season with a broken leg.

Hill missed a few snaps in the first half and was hurt again in the fourth quarter with his team trailing 28-24. He was replaced by freshman backup Tanner Mangum, who heaved a 42-yard touchdown pass to on the final play of the game.

The Huskers lost their season opener for the first time since 1985, ending the nation's longest streak.


15_games Portland State needed before beating Pac-12 team. The Vikings knocked off Washington State 24-17.

22_Career touchdown receptions by Rutgers' Leonte Carroo after he hauled down three against Norfolk St.

55_Years since Illinois led 28-0 after the first quarter before doing it against Kent State.

76_Points scored by Ole Miss against UT Martin, most since 1935.


Clemson receiver was carted off the field with a neck injury after hitting the goalpost support on a 4-yard touchdown pass against Wofford.

The school said Williams was standing up at a hospital, where he was taken for tests.

Williams was down behind the end zone for several minutes, surrounded by trainers, medical personnel and coaches, including head coach . Williams was then strapped to backboard and lifted onto a cart. After his teammates came to offer support, Williams lifted up his right arm in a gesture to the cheering crowd.

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