Randy’s College Football Wrap Up for Week 6
Week six in college football saw all teams in the top 20 win, number 9 Texas A&M was idle this week. The only upset of the week, if you can call it that, was Notre Dame beating number 22 Arizona State 37-34. Number 19 Michigan beat Minnesota as they met for the 100th time and the Wolverines won for the sixth year in a row and held on to the ‘little brown jug’ for another year.
#1 Alabama put all together this week, offense and defense, and soundly beat a 0-4 George State team. This is the third straight game ‘Bama has not allowed a defensive touchdown.
#2 Oregon has scored more than 55 points in every game this season, this week racking up 57 to beat Colorado 57-16.
#3 Clemson and QB Taijh Boyd threw for 455 yards and 5 touchdowns in a 49-14 win over Syracuse.
#4 Ohio State had to come from behind to beat Northwestern 40-30, the Wildcats led most of the game but gave up the winning touchdown with 2:43 left. Northwestern hasn’t beaten a top 5 team since 1959.
#5 Stanford held on to beat #15 Washington as a pass completion by the Huskies late in the game was overturned and the Cardinal got the win 31-28. The Huskies had 30 first downs in the game.
#6 Georgia got a scare from Tennessee and had to go to overtime for the win 34-31. The Volunteers fumbled into the end zone in OT which gave the Bulldogs the ball and they kicked the winning field goal.
QB Teddy Bridgewater threw a touchdown pass in his 17th straight game and #7 Louisville easily beat Temple 30-7.
Florida State at #8 may jump higher in the polls as they looked very impressive against #25 Maryland, shutting out the Terps high scoring offense 63-0.
#10 LSU beat Mississippi State for the 5th time since 1999, but the Bulldogs kept it close for a while, the Tigers pulled away for a 59-26 win.
The Maine Black Bears went to 5-1 on the season (their only loss to Division 1 Northwestern) by blowing out Delaware 62-28, the most points scored by Maine since scoring 77 in 2003. The Black Bears started out strong scoring 27 point in the first quarter and never looked back. The defense played well too keeping Delaware’s passing attack to just 120 yards. They have a bi next week and then host William and Mary October 19th.