High-powered Cowboys add to Longhorns' woes
AUSTIN, Texas — Jeremy Smith ran for 140 yards and scored on two long touchdown runs and No. 6 Oklahoma State won for the second straight season at Texas, 38-26, on Saturday.
Smith went 30 and 74 yards for scores and Justin Gilbert returned the third quarter kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown. Gilbert tied the Oklahoma State (6-0, 3-0 Big 12) school record for career kickoff TD returns with four.
Fozzy Whittaker had a 100-yard touchdown return on the ensuing kickoff for Texas, but the Longhorns (4-2, 1-2) never led and lost for the sixth time in their last 10 home games.
Oklahoma State's Brandon Weeden passed for 218 yards with a touchdown to Justin Blackmon.
Texas freshman quarterback David Ash got his first career start and took every snap in the loss after rotating with sophomore Case McCoy the previous three weeks.
No. 1 LSU 38, Tennessee 7
At Knoxville, Tenn., Jarrett Lee threw two touchdown passes, and Spencer Ware caught one and ran for another score for LSU.
Morris Claiborne's 89-yard interception return set up Lee's 5-yard touchdown pass to Rueben Randle for a 7-0 lead with 14:56 in the second quarter. The Tigers (7-0, 4-0) started their next drive on the Vols 36, and Ware took a screen pass from Lee 13 yards for another score.
Lee finished 10 of 14 for 115 yards, Jordan Jefferson had 73 yards rushing and a touchdown on 14 carries.
No. 2 Alabama 52, Mississippi 7
At Oxford, Miss., Trent Richardson rushed for 183 yards and a career-high four touchdowns and Alabama's defense smothered foundering Mississippi in the Tide's highest scoring SEC game since 1990.
Richardson put the Rebels (2-4, 0-3 SEC) away with an electric 76-yard run midway through the third quarter and now leads the nation with six straight 100-yard games. He's scored 16 touchdowns this season for the Crimson Tide (7-0, 4-0) and displayed his rare combination of power and speed as he tossed aside Rebels with ease.
No. 4 Wisconsin 59, Indiana 7
At Madison, Wis., Russell Wilson threw for 166 yards and a touchdown with 42 yards rushing and Montee Ball rushed for 142 yards and three touchdowns.
James White added 87 yards rushing and a touchdown for the Badgers (6-0, 2-0 Big Ten).
No. 5 Boise State 63,Colorado State 13
At Fort Collins, Colo., Boise State, an expansion target for the Big East, routed Colorado State in their Mountain West Conference debut behind huge games from Kellen Moore, Doug Martin and Tyler Shoemaker.
Moore threw for 338 yards and four touchdowns on 26-of-30 passing, Martin ran 20 times for 200 yards and three scores and Shoemaker caught nine passes for 180 yards and two TDs and added a 36-yard run on a fake punt that led to another score for the Broncos (6-0, 1-0).
No. 8. Clemson 56, Maryland 45
At College Park, Md., Tajh Boyd threw four touchdown passes, freshman Sammy Watkins scored three touchdowns and Clemson rallied from an 18-point deficit.
The Tigers (7-0, 4-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) trailed 28-10 late in the first half and 35-17 in the third quarter before storming back behind Boyd, who went 26 for 38 for 270 yards.