Week 11 of the college football season may not be the most enticing slate on paper, but as the regular season rapidly comes to a close, every week carries with it the opportunity to bring some drama. The top four teams in the latest edition of the College Football Playoff Rankings will all be in action on Saturday as they play to maintain their positions, while those on the outside looking in aim to remain alive in the race for the national championship.
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Week 11 college football schedule, scores
All times Eastern
No. 9 West Virginia 47, TCU 10 — Box score
No. 12 UCF 25, Navy 24 — Box score
No. 15 Florida 35, South Carolina 31 — Box score
No. 20 Penn State 22, Wisconsin 10 — Box score
No. 10 Ohio State 26, No. 18 Michigan State 6 — Recap
No. 8 Washington State 31, Colorado 7 — GameTracker
No. 6 Oklahoma 48, Oklahoma State 47– Recap
No. 1 Alabama 24, No. 16 Mississippi State 0 — Recap
No. 4 Michigan 42, Rutgers 7 — Box score
No. 24 Auburn at No. 5 Georgia — LIVE updates
Florida State at No. 3 Notre Dame — GameTracker
No. 7 LSU at Arkansas — GameTracker
No. 2 Clemson at No. 17 Boston College — GameTracker
Click here for the full Week 11 college football scoreboard.
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Michigan cruises past Rutgers
While it wasn’t as large a blowout as many were expecting, Michigan didn’t have much trouble with Rutgers, winning 42-7. After a sleepy start and a 7-7 score after the first quarter, Michigan put up two touchdowns in the second and held a 21-7 lead at halftime before cruising to the finish line. The win won’t do much to impress the College Football Playoff Selection Committee, but it’ll keep the Wolverines in the top four another week.
Kentucky drops second straight, loses to Tennessee
It’s not often you see officials handing out unsportsmanlike conduct penalties to every player on both teams, but that’s what the officials did in Knoxville on Saturday, as tempers were flaring between Tennessee and Kentucky.
We’re not sure what Tennessee is so mad about. The Volunteers led 17-0 at halftime after this Marquez Callaway Hail Mary touchdown grab as time expired in the first half, and they held serve during the second half. That makes it two losses in a row for the Wildcats who have gone from having a dream season to disappointment.
Washington State handles Colorado
They got off to a slow start, trailing Colorado 7-0 after the first quarter, but once Washington State got going, it never looked back. The Cougars won 31-7 to keep their Pac-12 title and playoff hopes alive. Gardner Minshew threw for 335 yards and two touchdowns and ran for a third to lead the way, and he did all this while bringing the mustache back in vogue. Everybody’s growing them now, from Mike Leach to the fans.
Northwestern will play for the Big Ten title
Going into the day, Northwestern could clinch the Big Ten West if it beat Iowa and both Wisconsin and Purdue lost. Well, as unlikely as that seemed — Purdue was playing Minnesota — that’s exactly what happened. The Wildcats beat Iowa 14-10 in Iowa City and wrapped up the division. It’s the first time the Wildcats have ever won a division since the Big Ten adopted the format. That means that, no matter what happens, Northwestern will be heading to Indianapolis where it’ll meet either Michigan or Ohio State.
West Virginia rolls TCU after slow start
After getting off to a slow start, the No. 9 Mountaineers caught fire against TCU in chilly Morgantown. Will Grier tossed three touchdowns and tallied 343 yards in an easy 47-10 win. Running backs Kennedy McKoy and Martell Pettaway totaled three rushing touchdowns to help the ground game as well. Though TCU had an early 3-0 lead, once the Mountaineers caught fire there was no chance.
Texas A&M pulls away late over Ole Miss
It’s been an aerial display in College Station, but ultimately Texas A&M running back Trayveon Williams broke off a long run in the fourth quarter to give his team the 38-24 win (and the cover). Aggies quarterback quarterback Kellen Mond connected on 19-of-28 passes for 236 yards and a touchdown.
Florida comes from behind in the Swamp
The Gators needed 14 fourth-quarter points and a huge second half to come from behind to beat South Carolina 35-31. Gamecocks quarterback Jake Bentley had a nice game with 239 yards and two passing touchdowns, but embattled Florida quarterback Feleipe Franks added two hard-earned rushing touchdowns of his own. Florida has taken a lot of grief for being the No. 15 team after losing big in two straight games, but the victory here keeps its New Year’s Six bowl hopes alive.
Hornibrook out, McSorley hot as PSU tops Wisconsin
Wisconsin and Penn State entered Saturday with question marks at quarterback. The Badgers started Jack Coan as Alex Hornibrook continues to recover from a concussion. Meanwhile, Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley started while nursing a knee injury but still finished with 160 yards passing and a touchdown in a 22-10 win.
Florida State to start Deondre Francois at quarterback
Notre Dame will reportedly start Branodn Wimbush for Saturday’s game against Florida State as Ian Book recovers from a rib injury. However, the Irish are not the only team with quarterback news. Florida State will start Deondre Francois, according to the Tallahassee Democrat. Francois sustained a concussion last month in a loss to Clemson, and James Blackman started in his place last week vs. NC State. Francois’ welcome back present includes a bad offensive line against a top-10 passing defense.
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