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1st Quarter Recap: Iowa State 6, Iowa 3

Iowa State stuffed the run, giving up just 11 yards on the ground in the first quarter and the Cyclones lead 6-3 at the end of the first quarter. Iowa State scored when Steele Jantz and Aaron Horne combined for a five-yard touchdown to clinch a 10-play, 75-yard drive, giving the Cyclones the game’s first lead. Iowa State missed the extra point. Iowa made the score 6-3 after Mike Meyer drilled a 23-yard field goal to finish off a 77-yard drive. The Hawkeyes will start the second quarter with the ball at their own six-yard line. We’ll be updating this

1st Quarter Recap: Purdue 0, Notre Dame 0

The two teams combined for more punts than points in a slow first quarter and the game is tied 0-0 at the end of the first quarter. There were two punts in the quarter as neither team could find a way to move the ball. Purdue will start the second quarter with possession at No. 22 Notre Dame’s 47-yard line. Use the links below to track all the action: [ RECAPS BY QUARTER | BOX | PBP | CONNECT ] EDITOR’S NOTE In partnership with Narrative Science, BTN.com posts recaps after every quarter of every Big Ten football game. Use

1st Quarter Recap: Michigan State 7, C. Michigan 0

No. 11 Michigan State held Central Michigan to 23 total yards during the first quarter and the Spartans lead 7-0 at the end of the first quarter. Michigan State held the Chippewas to just 14 yards passing during the quarter. The Spartans scored when Le’Veon Bell pounded in a one-yard touchdown run to put the finishing touches on a nine-play, 32-yard drive, giving Michigan State the game’s first lead. The Spartans began the drive with good field position after Nick Hill returned a punt. Michigan State is threatening to score to start the second quarter and have the ball at

1st Quarter Recap: Michigan 7, Air Force 3

Thanks to a mean rushing attack, No. 19 Michigan leads 7-3 at the end of the first quarter. The Wolverines rushed for 100 yards in the quarter. The Wolverines got on the scoreboard first, rattling off a two-play, 80-yard drive that ended in a score when Denard Robinson took a quarterback draw all the way for a 79-yard touchdown run. A 71-yard drive that ended when Parker Herrington kicked a 21-yard field goal helped Air Force narrow the deficit to 7-3. Despite driving to Michigan’s three-yard line, the Falcons had to settle for a field goal. Air Force kept the

1st Quarter Recap: Indiana 21, UMass 6

Tre Roberson threw for 85 yards and one touchdown and ran for 89 yards and two touchdowns for Indiana and the Hoosiers lead 21-6 at the end of the first quarter. Indiana threw for 85 yards and ran for 157 yards in the first quarter. The Hoosiers got on the scoreboard first, rattling off a one-play, 50-yard drive that ended in a score when Roberson took a quarterback draw all the way for a 50-yard touchdown run. Massachusetts capped off a 75-yard drive when Mike Wegzyn scrambled for a 16-yard touchdown run to make the score 7-6. The Minutemen’s drive

Braxton Miller leads Ohio State past Central Florida

Braxton Miller became the first Ohio State quarterback to rush for three touchdowns in 34 years and he passed for another score to lead the 14th-ranked Buckeyes to a 31-16 victory over Central Florida on Saturday. A week after setting a school quarterback record with 161 rushing yards in a 56-10 win over Miami (Ohio), Miller ran for 141 yards on 27 carries. His number kept coming up after starting running back Carlos Hyde left with a first-half knee injury. Miller’s scoring runs covered 37, 6 and 8 yards. He also found Jake Stoneburner on a 12-yard touchdown pass for

Gray, Gophers trounce New Hampshire, 44-7

MarQueis Gray threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more by halftime, and Minnesota finally enjoyed an easy victory over an FCS-level opponent by beating New Hampshire 44-7 on Saturday. Gray passed only eight times but completed six for 100 yards and scores to Isaac Fruechte and John Rabe. Gray also gained 109 yards on 17 rushing attempts, including a 75-yard untouched burst at the end of the first quarter. Donnell Kirkwood ran for 70 yards and a third-quarter score on 17 carries for the Golden Gophers (2-0), who had lost three of their last five games against FCS

Virginia holds on, nips Penn State

Virginia’s Michael Rocco hit Jake McGee on a 6-yard touchdown pass with 1:28 to play Saturday, and Sam Ficken‘s fourth missed field goal of the game – from 42 yards at the gun – preserved the Cavaliers’ 17-16 victory over Penn State. The loss in new coach Bill O’Brien’s first road game hurt the Nittany Lions just as much, if not moreso, than their defeat last weekend at home against Ohio. Penn State (0-2) forced four turnovers in Virginia territory, continually taking it away to give its offense another opportunity, but then couldn’t close the deal. Virginia’s winning drive covered

3rd Quarter Recap: Ohio State 31, Central Florida 16

Braxton Miller had a productive quarter for Ohio State. He threw for 75 yards and one touchdown and ran for 29 yards and one touchdown, and the Buckeyes now lead 31-16. Ohio State added to its advantage when Miller threw a 13-yard touchdown pass to Jake Stoneburner, the final play on a 12-play, 76-yard drive to give the Buckeyes the lead, 24-10. Ohio State made its lead 31-10 when Miller scrambled for an eight-yard touchdown run on the last play of a three-play, 32-yard drive. The Buckeyes started in good field position when Etienne Sabino intercepted Blake Bortles’ pass. UCF

3rd Quarter Recap: Minnesota 37, New Hampshire 7

Minnesota held New Hampshire to 17 yards on the ground during the third quarter and the Golden Gophers now lead 37-7. Minnesota has scored the game’s last 28 points. The Gophers’ latest score came after marching down the field for a 16-play, 85-yard drive that ended when Donnell Kirkwood ran two yards to paydirt. Pass plays were an afterthought for Minnesota, as the Golden Gophers threw just three passes on that possession. Minnesota’s MarQueis Gray rushed for 16 yards in the quarter to put him over 100 yards for the game. Gray has 103 total yards on the ground so