Freshman Steve Slaton scored six touchdowns after halftime, including all three of West Virginia's scores after regulation, and the Mountaineers...
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Freshman Steve Slaton scored six touchdowns after halftime, including all three of West Virginia’s scores after regulation, and the Mountaineers came from 17 points down to beat No. 19 Louisville 46-44 in triple overtime.
Slaton put the Mountaineers (6-1, 3-0 Big East) ahead with a short TD run in the third overtime and backup quarterback Pat White, who entered the game after Adam Bednarik got hurt in the fourth quarter, found Dorrell Jalloh with a two-point conversion pass for a 46-38 lead.
Michael Bush answered with his fourth touchdown for Louisville (4-2, 0-2), but Brian Brohm was tackled by Eric Wicks short of the goal line on the two-point conversion try, sending thousands of Mountaineers fans onto the field.
No. 2 Texas 42, No. 24 Colorado 17
AUSTIN, Texas — Vince Young ran for three touchdowns, passed for two more and Texas (6-0, 3-0 Big 12) avoided any post-Oklahoma letdown with a convincing win over Colorado.
Young was flawless running and passing in the first two quarters, scoring on runs of 1, 16 and 9 yards. He also threw a 35-yard TD pass to Limas Sweed that made it 35-3.
No. 5 Georgia 34, Vanderbilt 17
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — D.J. Shockley threw three touchdown passes, Thomas Brown rushed for 91 yards and the Bulldogs (6-0, 4-0 SEC) beat Vanderbilt (4-3, 2-2).
No. 6 Alabama 13, Ole Miss 10
OXFORD, Miss. — Jamie Christensen’s 31-yard field goal as time expired lifted the Crimson Tide (6-0, 4-0 SEC) to victory.
No. 7 Miami 34, Temple 3
PHILADELPHIA — Kyle Wright threw four touchdown passes in the first 19 minutes, leading Miami (5-1) to a victory over woeful Temple (0-7).
No. 10 Louisiana State 21, No. 11 Florida 17
BATON ROUGE, La. — Joseph Addai ran for a career-high 156 yards and a touchdown, JaMarcus Russell had two TD passes and LSU (4-1, 3-1 SEC) ended a three-game home losing streak to Florida (5-2, 3-2) .
No. 13 Texas Tech 59, Kansas State 20
LUBBOCK, Texas — Cody Hodges threw for 643 yards and five touchdowns to help Texas Tech (6-0, 3-0 Big 12) to its best start since 1998.
Hodges, who left the game with 4:48 remaining, completed 44 of 65 passes and threw TD passes of 34, 20, 21, 3 and 39 yards.
No. 14 Boston College 35, Wake Forest 30
BOSTON — Kevin Challenger made a foot-dragging catch for a 26-yard touchdown at the end zone sideline with 1:18 left as Boston College (6-1, 3-1 ACC) rallied from early and late deficits.
No. 15 Ohio St. 35, No. 16 Michigan State 24
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Troy Smith threw three long touchdown passes and Ashton Youboty returned a blocked field-goal attempt 72 yards for a score on the final play of the first half to lead Ohio State (4-2, 2-1 Big Ten) over Michigan State (4-2, 1-2) in a game in which the Buckeyes didn’t run a play in Spartans territory until just over 5 minutes remained.
No. 21 Auburn 34, Arkansas 17
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Kenny Irons rushed for a career-high 182 yards, and Brandon Cox threw three second-half touchdowns to lead Auburn (5-1, 3-0 SEC) over Arkansas.
No. 23 Wisconsin 38, No. 22 Minnesota 34
MINNEAPOLIS — Jonathan Casillas blocked a punt and Ben Strickland recovered it in the end zone with 30 seconds left to complete a stunning rally for Wisconsin (6-1, 3-1).
With the Gophers (5-2, 2-2) leading 34-31, Justin Kucek lined up to punt at the Minnesota 5. Kucek dropped the snap, picked up the ball and tried to get the punt off, but Casillas raced through for the block.
No. 25 TCU 38, Army 17
FORT WORTH, Texas — Jeff Ballard passed for two touchdowns and ran for two more as Texas Christian (6-1) held off a charge from winless Army (0-6), which dropped its 11th straight, tying Rice for the longest losing streak in the nation.