Justin Herbert threw for 365 yards and three touchdowns, and the Oregon Ducks spoiled Mike Riley's homecoming with a 42-35 victory over Nebraska on Saturday.
The numbers have been impressive. In fact, they have been dominating. This looks like a unit capable of leading No. 4 Penn State to another Big Ten championship. I’m talking about the Nittany Lion defense. Not the offense.
Trace McSorley threw for three touchdowns, including Saquon Barkley's 46-yard catch-and-run, and No. 4 Penn State pulled away from Pittsburgh for a 33-14 win on Saturday.
Brian Lewerke scored on a 61-yard run in the first quarter, and Michigan State's defense was impressive for a second straight week in a 28-14 victory over Western Michigan on Saturday.
Nate Stanley threw a 5-yard TD pass to Ihmir Smith-Marsette in overtime and Iowa rallied to stun Iowa State 44-41 on Saturday, its third straight win over the rival Cyclones.
Northwestern was dominated by Duke in Durham Saturday, 41-17. The loss dropped the Wildcats to 1-1 on the season.
Ty Isaac ran for a career-high 133 yards and Wilton Speight threw two touchdowns to help No. 8 Michigan pull away and beat Cincinnati 36-14 on Saturday.
True freshman Kasim Hill threw two touchdown passes in his starting debut, Ty Johnson ran for two long scores and Maryland cruised past in-state foe Towson 63-17 on Saturday.
Freshman Jonathan Taylor ran for 223 yards and three touchdowns, Alex Hornibrook threw for 201 yards and a score, and No. 9 Wisconsin pulled away slowly from Florida Atlantic for a 31-14 win Saturday.
Purdue scored 24 unanswered points in the second quarter and rolled to a 44-21 win over Ohio Friday night in the Boilermakers' home opener.