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No. 11 Kansas State pitches 23-0 shutout of Texas

Kansas State quarterback Jake Waters (15) looks for a receiver during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Texas in Manhattan, Kan., Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — No. 11 Kansas State’s rapidly improving defense led the first shutout of Texas in more than a decade in a 23-0 victory Saturday that kept the Wildcats unbeaten in Big 12 play.

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Illini defense delivers win over Gophers, 28-24

Minnesota running back David Cobb (27) is tackled by Illinois defensive lineman Jihad Ward (17) during the first half of an NCAA football game Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Bradley Leeb)

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois turned to its much-criticized defense Saturday for a late touchdown and a defensive stand that delivered a 28-24 win over Minnesota.

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Williams, Tretola pace Arkansas past UAB 45-17

Arkansas running back Jonathan Williams (32) pushes away UAB cornerback Rolan Milligan (26) in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game in Fayetteville, Ark., Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Jonathan Williams rushed for a career-high 153 yards and had two touchdowns, and even 350-pound offensive lineman Sebastian Tretola had a part in the fun as Arkansas rolled to a 45-17 win over Alabama-Birmingham on Saturday.

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Freshman running back gives Ducks a boost

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota runs past California defensive end Jonathan Johnson during the second half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Mariota took another step toward the Heisman Trophy and positioned No. 6 Oregon to get serious consideration when the playoff rankings come out next week.

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Titans’ Greene arrested after parking incident

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Titans running back Shonn Greene was arrested for allegedly parking in a handicapped space and speeding away when an officer was issuing him a citation.

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