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COLLEGE FOOTBALL REPORT

Top performances

Timmy Chang, Hawaii, threw for 285 yards and overtook Ty Detmer to become the most prolific passer in NCAA history with 15,303 yards. Chang completed 26 of 42 passes for four touchdowns, leading Hawaii to a 34-23 victory over Louisiana Tech.

Cedric Benson, Texas, ran for 141 yards and scored five touchdowns to help No. 6 Texas overcome a 35-7 first-half deficit for a 56-35 victory over No. 19 Oklahoma State.

Mike Imoh, Virginia Tech, ran for 236 yards and two touchdowns to help the No. 18 Hokies beat North Carolina, 27-24.

Anthony Davis, Wisconsin, ran for 124 yards and two touchdowns in the unbeaten Badgers' 38-14 victory over Minnesota.

Alex Smith, Utah, threw for 291 yards and four touchdowns, and No. 7 Utah beat Colorado State, 63-31.

Wali Lundy, Virginia, ran for two touchdowns, giving him 14 this season, as No. 12 Virginia blanked Maryland, 16-0.

Kay-Jay Harris, West Virginia, caught two touchdown passes and ran for two more scores to lead No. 15 West Virginia to a 42-21 victory over Temple.

Reggie Merriweather, Clemson, ran for 114 yards and three touchdowns, including a 2-yard score in overtime, to give the Tigers a 24-17 comeback victory over No. 11 Miami.

Darren Sproles, Kansas State, ran for 160 yards and two scores, helping Kansas State beat Missouri, 35-24.

Jerome Harrison, Washington State, carried a school-record 42 times for 247 yards and three touchdowns in the Cougars' 31-29 victory over UCLA.

Corvair Harge, a Sweet Home graduate, ran for an NEC-record 331 yards and five touchdowns to help Central Connecticut beat Stony Brook, 38-28.

Brad Littlejohn, Morgan State, threw four touchdown passes and rushed for two more scores to lead Morgan State to a 58-28 win over Norfolk State.

DaVon Fowlkes, Appalachian State, caught 17 passes for 280 yards and three touchdowns in Appalachian State's 48-7 victory over Elon.

Dustin Long, San Houston State, threw for 577 yards and five touchdowns in a 52-47 win over McNeese State.

Ryan Mole, Sacramento State, ran for 245 yards and two touchdowns in the Hornets' 38-28 victory over Montana State.

Comeback kids

Texas overcame a 35-7 first-half deficit for a 56-35 victory over No. 19 Oklahoma State, the biggest comeback in school history. In 111 years of playing football, the largest deficit the Longhorns had overcome to win was 19 points three seasons ago in a Holiday Bowl victory over Washington.

Plowing ahead

Oklahoma freshman Adrian Peterson ran for 101 yards, his ninth straight 100-yard game, and scored a touchdown as the second-ranked Sooners beat Texas A&M, 42-35. He went to the locker room on Oklahoma's go-ahead drive with an apparent arm injury but returned to help the Sooners run the clock down on their last possession.

Big Greene

David Greene passed for 259 yards and set an NCAA Division I-A record for most wins by a quarterback as No. 8 Georgia routed Kentucky, 62-17. Greene is 40-9 as a starter, breaking former Tennessee star Peyton Manning's record. Greene completed 14 of 19 passes, including a touchdown, and ran his streak of consecutive passes without an interception to 206, breaking the Southeastern Conference mark of 200 set by Mississippi's Stewart Patridge in 1997.

Fifty sent

Martin Hankins broke an NCAA Division I-AA record by completing 50 passes in Southeast Louisiana's 51-3 win over Jacksonville. Hankins was 50 of 61 for 484 yards and four touchdowns.

Hurting

Tennessee lost the second member of its heralded freshman quarterback class when Erik Ainge separated his right shoulder in the first half of the Volunteers' 17-13 loss to Notre Dame. Ainge recovered his own fumble, was sacked and did not return. His injury came a week after Brent Schaeffer broke his collarbone. Junior Rick Clausen, the younger brother of former Tennessee quarterback Casey Clausen, replaced Ainge in the second half.

Shut down

Columbia was held scoreless for the first time since 2000, losing to Harvard, 38-0. Harvard (8-0, 5-0 Ivy League) is the only unbeaten, untied Division I-AA team in the nation.

D-III dominance

Mount Union beat Muskingum, 34-7, to extend its Division III regular-season winning streak to 103 games.

Compiled from News and wire service reports.

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