The first full Saturday of faculty football arrived in type with upsets, stellar debuts and statements made by nationwide title contenders. No. 2 Ohio State and No. 5 Notre Dame met within the headlining showdown of the opening week with the Buckeyes holding on for a 21-10 win. Reigning nationwide champion No. 3 Georgia additionally took the sector, making an emphatic assertion with a 49-3 win over No. 11 Oregon. Many of the notable groups from across the nation had been additionally in motion on Saturday.
No. 14 USC was surgical in Lincoln Riley’s first recreation as a head coach — a 66-14 residence win over Rice. Heisman Trophy candidate Caleb Williams threw for 249 yards, scored two touchdowns by the air and had six carries and 68 yards on the bottom in his first recreation since transferring from Oklahoma with Riley. Granted, it was Rice, nevertheless it has been a very long time since we have now seen a Trojans group maintain enterprise just like the powerhouse that it used to be.
Elsewhere, No. 1 Alabama sprung the 55-0 shutout on Utah State at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Bryce Young topped the 100-yard mark by the air and on the bottom, and accounted for six complete touchdowns (5 speeding, one passing) in a Heisman-like efficiency. The protection was dominant as nicely, holding the Aggies to 136 yards on the night
Did you miss any prime 25 motion? Here’s a recap of the whole lot that went down on Saturday that includes the ranked groups from across the nation.
College football scores: Week 1
No. 6 Texas A&M 31, Sam Houston 0 — Recap
No. 8 Michigan 51, Colorado State 7 — Recap
No. 13 NC State 21, East Carolina 20 — Recap
Arizona 38, San Diego State 20 — Recap
No. 3 Georgia 39, No. 11 Oregon 3 (Atlanta) — Takeaways, recap
No. 9 Oklahoma 45, UTEP 13 — Recap
No. 19 Arkansas 31, No. 23 Cincinnati 24 — Recap
No. 14 USC 66, Rice 14 — Recap
Florida 29, No. 7 Utah 26 — Takeaways, recap
No. 1 Alabama 55, Utah State 0 — Recap
No. 2 Ohio State 21, No. 5 Notre Dame 10 — Takeaways, recap
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