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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.