Posts Tagged College sports

Washington State falls short against No. 2 Oregon

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) throws a pass to wide receiver Devon Allen against Washington State during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Dean Hare)

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Underdog Washington State almost beat No. 2 Oregon on Saturday, but Cougars quarterback Connor Halliday was not impressed.

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No. 2 Oregon holds off Washington State, 38-31

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) throws a pass to wide receiver Devon Allen against Washington State during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Dean Hare)

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Marcus Mariota threw for 329 yards and five touchdowns as No. 2 Oregon held off Washington State 38-31 on Saturday night in a matchup of two of the top offenses in the nation.

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Hail Mary sends Wildcats to 49-45 win over Cal

California wide receiver Darius Powe (10) runs with the ball after a reception against Arizona during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Anu Solomon hit Austin Hill on a 47-yard Hail Mary on the game’s final play and Arizona scored 36 points in the fourth quarter to pull off an improbable 49-45 win over California Saturday night.

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Oregon State downs San Diego State 28-7

Oregon State tailback Terron Ward (28) scores a touchdown against San Diego State during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game in Corvallis, Ore., Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Troy Wayrynen)

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Sean Mannion threw for 275 yards to set a new Oregon State record and lead the Beavers to a 28-7 victory over San Diego State on Saturday night.

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No. 1 Florida St survives against No. 22 Clemson

Florida State running back Karlos Williams, top, celebrates his game-winning touchdown in overtime with teammates Cameron Erving, center, and Bobby Hart after an NCAA college football game against Clemson in Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014.  Florida State defeated Clemson 23-17 in overtime. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — No. 1 Florida State seemed destined to lose with its Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Jameis Winston standing on the sideline, suspended and relegated to cheerleader.

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