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Drew Brees was 32 of 50 for a season-high 405 yards and three touchdowns as Purdue beat Northwestern, 31-23. . . . Joe Borchard was 15 of 19 for 324 yards and five TDs, including a Pac-10 record 98-yarder to Troy Walters, who had nine catches for 278 yards, as Stanford beat UCLA, 42-32. . . . William & Mary quarterback David Corley, making his first college start, passed for four touchdowns and ran for one in a 42-30 victory over Northeastern. . . . Adrian Peterson rushed for 222 yards and four touchdowns in Georgia Southern's 49-10 victory over Chattanooga. It was his 19th straight 100-yard game. . . . Brad Smith had 428 offensive yards and five touchdowns in Nicholls State's 45-42 victory over Jacksonville State. . . . Josh Heupel threw for a school-record 429 yards and tied another mark with five touchdown passes as Oklahoma beat Louisville, 42-21. . . . Chris Boden was 33 of 43 for a school-record 424 yards, leading Villanova to a 34-6 victory over Penn. . . . LaDainian Tomlinson ran for 269 yards and two touchdowns as TCU beat Arkansas State, 24-21. . . . Chad Pennington threw for 406 yards and three touchdowns as Marshall beat Temple, 34-0.

Stunning ending

Keith Smith's desperation 42-yard pass to Bobby Wade with no time left gave Arizona a 30-24 victory over Washington State. Replays appeared to show the ball hit the turf before Wade had possession.


David Garrard's 27-yard touchdown pass to Keith Stokes with 4:51 left capped a fourth-quarter rally as East Carolina upset Miami, 27-23. Garrard was 30 of 46 for 328 yards while Jamie Wilson had 71 yards rushing and two TDs.

Super Defense

Jay Brooks and Michael Jameson each returned interceptions for touchdowns in the second half and Texas A&M held Southern Mississippi to 129 yards, including only 18 on the ground, in a 23-6 victory.


Morgan Kane rushed for 147 yards and three touchdowns as Wake Forest defeated North Carolina State, 31-7. Wake's Kelvin Jones recovered two fumbles and had a sack. . . . Jay Stoner threw a 60-yard touchdown pass to Kofi Shuck early in the second quarter and Wyoming held on to upset Air Force, 10-7, ending Division I-A's longest winning streak at 11 games.


South Carolina coach Lou Holtz started 0-4 for the first time in his career with a 17-0 loss to Mississippi State. The Gamecocks have scored only one touchdown this season and have been shutout twice, the first a 10-0 season-opening loss to North Carolina State. . . . Major Applewhite was 26 of 37 for 333 yards and three touchdowns and Hodges Mitchell scored three TDs in Texas' 62-0 victory over Baylor. The Longhorns' first shutout since 1991 was the worst loss for Baylor since a 77-0 Texas victory in 1913.

Sweating it out

Down, 28-7, at halftime, Kansas State rallied on David Allen's 94-yard punt return and quarterback Adam Helm's steady play to beat Iowa State, 35-28.

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