College Football Top-25 Weekend Recap (Week of Saturday, Nov. 16)

November 18, 2013

Only one top 10 team went down this week. For a recap of all the action in college football’s top-25, read on.

#1 Alabama – 20
Mississippi State – 7

Recap: ‘Bama had its first real sluggish performance so far this season, but even that could not stop the top-ranked Crimson Tide in this bout of SEC foes.

#2 Florida State – 59
Syracuse – 3

Recap: This one was almost over before it started. By the end of the first quarter, FSU was already up four touchdowns. The Seminoles and the Tide looked to be on a collision course towards Pasadena.

#3 Ohio State – 60
Illinois – 35

Recap: Carlos Hyde and the Buckeye rushing attack led the squad in this one, piling up an astonishing 441 yards of total rushing in this one.

USC – 20
#4 Stanford – 17

Recap: One week after stunning Oregon, the Cardinal got stunned themselves by a last minute field goal in the raucous L.A. Coliseum.

#5 Baylor – 63
Texas Tech – 34

Recap: Bryce Petty used his 5 TD passes to overcome a slow start and lead the Bears to another rout in another conference game in what seemingly looks like their conference to lose.

#6 Oregon – 44
Utah- 21

Recap: Oregon rebounded quite nicely after their national title hopes were crushed last week in Palo Alto. Marcus Mariota returned to Heisman form after throwing 3 TDs and leading his Duck squad to victory.

#7 Auburn – 43
#25 Georgia – 38

Recap: Auburn had to use a late second miracle Hail Mary to avoid this upset against the Dawgs and keep their national title hopes alive.

#8 Clemson – 55
Georgia Tech- 31

Recap: Tajh Boyd left this game with an injury but not before launching his eighth ranked Tigers to a easy victory over the Jackets.

#10 South Carolina – 19
Florida – 14

Recap: South Carolina used the defense to win this one by blanking Florida in the second half and scoring 13 unanswered points to put away the Gators.

#12 Oklahoma State – 38
#24 Texas – 13

Recap: Clint Chelf soundly dismantled the Longhorns in this contest of Big 12 opponents. The Cowboys are now looking forward to a gigantic showdown with Baylor in what could decide the fate of the Big 12.

#13 UCLA – 41
Washington – 31

Recap: Myles Jack, primary linebacker for the Bruins, scored 4 times on the ground in this battle of Pac 12 opponents.

#15 Northern Illinois – 48
Ball State- 27

Recap: Jordan Lynch saved the day again for the Huskies as they used a 21-0 fourth quarter to run away from the Cardinals and lock up the MAC.

#16 Michigan State – 41
Nebraska – 28

Recap: Michigan State basically just had to play a B-caliber game in this one due to Nebraska’s turnover prone Saturday afternoon in this clash of Big Ten opponents.

#17 UCF – 39
Temple – 36

Recap: Quarterback Blake Bortles and his Golden Knights squad led a furious comeback to stop the upset minded Owls.

#18 Oklahoma – 48
Iowa State – 10

Recap: Bob Stoops tied the Oklahoma career wins mark with Barry Switzer in what turned out to be a total embarrassment of the Cyclones.

#19 Arizona State – 30
Oregon State – 17

Recap: Marion Grice’s 3 TDs and some good defense by the Sun Devils led to this decision in a battle of PAC 12 foes.

#20 Louisville – 20
Houston – 13

Recap: Although Teddy Bridgewater did not have a great game, the Cardinals rallied passes the Cougars to save their hopes for an AAC title berth.

#22 Wisconsin – 51
Indiana – 3

Recap: The Badger rushing attack combined for a massive total of 554 yards to put this one away early in Madison.

Duke – 48
#23 Miami (FL) – 30

Recap: Miami continues to fall as they finally will fall out of the rankings after three straight losses. The Blue Devil football program looks revived and ready to go.

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