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Ricky Williams, Texas, became the NCAA Division I-A career rushing leader, passing Tony Dorsett with 6,279 yards, after gaining 259 yards on 44 carries in the Longhorns' 26-24 victory Friday over Texas A&M. Williams also had 295 all-purpose yards for a career record total of 7,206. . . . Trung Canidate, Arizona, had a single-game school rushing record of 288 yards on 18 carries, including TD runs of 80, 66 and 48 yards, in the Wildcats' 50-42 victory over Arizona State Friday night. . . . Eric McCoo, Penn State, rushed for 206 yards on 28 carries in the Nittany Lions' 51-28 victory over Michigan State Saturday. . . . Clint Stoerner, Arkansas, completed 27 of 38 passes for 334 yards and one TD in the Razorbacks' 41-14 victory over LSU Friday. . . . Donovan McNabb, Syracuse, ran for three TDs and threw for two as Syracuse beat Miami, 66-13, Saturday to win the Big East title. . . . Toney Converse, Tulane, had 182 yards on 24 carries in the Green Wave's 63-30 victory over Louisiana Tech Thursday night.

Setting a mark

Kris Brown set an NCAA record with his 217th career extra point after Nebraska's only touchdown in the Cornhuskers' 16-14 victory over Colorado Friday. On the same attempt, Brown also tied the record for attempted PATs, at 222.

Solid impact

Nebraska's Mike Rucker had 1 1/2 sacks, seven tackles and forced two second-half fumbles in the Cornhuskers' victory.

Strong in defeat

Arizona State's Ryan Kealy completed 33 of 56 passes for 511 yards, third-most in Sun Devils' history, and four touchdowns in a 50-42 loss to Arizona. . . . Tim Rattay completed 37 of 57 passes for 471 yards and two touchdowns in Louisiana Tech's 63-30 loss to Tulane.


Louisiana State running back Kevin Faulk scored in the Tigers' 41-14 loss at Arkansas for an SEC record 53rd career touchdown, breaking Herschel Walker's record of 52.


West Virginia's Marc Bulger threw a school-record six touchdown passes Friday in a 52-14 victory over Pittsburgh. Bulger finished with 3,178 yards to become the first 3,000-yard single-season passer in school history.

Still losing

Michigan defeated Hawaii, 48-17, Saturday night, extending the Rainbows' losing streak to 18 games, the longest in the nation.

Hawaii's 0-12 record also matches college football's worst single-season mark, by Colorado State in 1981.

Scampering duo

Greg Hill and Adrian Peterson each ran for more than 100 yards and each scored three touchdowns Saturday, leading Georgia Southern to a 49-28 victory over Colgate in the opening round of the NCAA Division I-AA playoffs.

Peterson had 178 yards on 26 carries, while Hill, a quarterback, ran for 125 yards on 15 attempts.

Slump stopper

Brad Chambers kicked a 35-yard field goal with two seconds remaining and Georgia Tech ended a seven-year losing streak against Georgia by beating the Bulldogs, 21-19, Saturday.


Jaron Taaffe kicked a 30-yard field goal with three seconds left as Lehigh upset Richmond, 24-23, Saturday in the Division I-AA playoffs.

Special win

With North Carolina's 37-34 overtime victory over North Carolina State Saturday, Carl Torbush became the first Tar Heels coach since 1943 to post a winning record in his first year, a span of nine coaches.


With its 41-0 victory over Vanderbilt, Tennessee improved to 11-0 for the first time since 1938 and ended its Southeastern Conference schedule undefeated (8-0) for the first time since 1967.

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