Week 9 of the college football season is off to an exciting start, and there is much more to come.
Here are the best plays from Saturday’s Week 9 slate.
That was quick
Right on the money
Deuce Vaughn said two to OK State’s defense on the Wildcats’ next possession, breaking free for a 62-yard touchdown run to put K-State up 14.
Screen to the end zone
Warner took the screen pass 41 yards and into the end zone to extend the Wildcats’ lead to 28-0 in the second quarter.
The K-State running back scored his second touchdown of the game right before the half, which put the Wildcats up 35-0 going into the break.
K-State still wins
The Wildcats extended their lead to 48-0 when DJ Giddens ran for a 9-yard score early in the fourth quarter.
Rushing the field!
Kansas State fans rushed the field after the dominant showing the Wildcats put on to beat Oklahoma State in an upset victory.
No. 22 Kansas State rushes Bill Snyder Family Stadium after a 48-0 blowout win against No. 9 Oklahoma State
Will Howard of the Kansas State Wildcat threw for 296 yards and four touchdowns as he breaks down his impressive performance as the fans rush Bill Snyder Family Stadium.
Nix for six!
Oregon QB Good Nix recently played the best football of his college career. It was only fitting he scored the first TD of the game.
Bo Nix runs it in for a 4-yard touchdown, giving Oregon a 7-3 lead
Oregon quarterback Bo Nix ran four yards into the end zone for a touchdown, giving the Ducks a 7–3 lead.
The Oregon quarterback kept the ball himself for his second rushing touchdown of the day and his 10th rushing TD of the season to give the Ducks a 14-10 lead.
Bucky Ducky Landing
Nix connected with Bucky Irving for a short pass, which the receiver turned into a touchdown to give the Ducks a 21–10 lead before the break.
that of Oregon Noah Whittington made it look easy when he turned a short-yard reception into a 30-yard touchdown to extend the Ducks’ lead to 28-10.
Nix did as much damage with his legs as he did with his arm. He rushed for his third touchdown of the day early in the fourth quarter to help give the Ducks a 35-10 lead.
Cal crawls back in?
Monroe Young’s touchdown cut Oregon’s lead to 35-17 midway through the fourth quarter.
One for the show
Justin Richard Baker’s score may not have made a difference in the final result, but he hauled in an impressive 55-yard touchdown reception to help pay off the stat.
Making it look easy
OSU bats first
Put it in drive
Penn State’s Parker Washington now has a TD in back-to-back weeks after he took a quick WR screen to the house on a 58-yard catch-and-run. The big score brought Penn State within three, 10-7 in the second quarter.
Happy in the valley
The Nittany Lions sent their home crowd into a frenzy with a go-ahead TD midway through the second. Clifford stuck with KeAndre Lambert-Smith for a 23-yard TD to go up 14-10.
On the defensive side, Penn State hung tough with the Buckeyes as the first half came to an endsuffocating them near the goal line as the clock expired to go into halftime with a 14-13 edge.
Williams was limited in the second half after suffering an injury in the first, but Ohio State has a host of tough runners. TreVeyon Henderson etched his name in the TD column to put OSU back in front with a 41-yard scamper early in the fourth quarter.
CJ Stroud connects with Cade Stover on a 24-yard TD
CJ Stroud connected with Cade Stover on a 24-yard TD as the Ohio State Buckeyes increased their lead to 30-21.
Two For TreVeyon
Following a Penn State field goal, the Buckeyes got the ball back and immediately went to work. Henderson took the handoff and cruised in for a 7-yard touchdown run. The score gave Ohio State a 36-24 lead.
Ohio State takes a 36-24 lead after TreVeyon Henderson’s seven-yard rushing TD
The Ohio State Buckeyes took a 37-24 lead over the Penn State Nittany Lions after TreVeyon Henderson’s seven-yard rushing TD.
Have a day!
Before this play, JT Tuimoloau had a sack, a forced fumble, a tipped pass that led to an INT, an INT and two fumble recoveries. He put the icing on the cake of his wonderful day with another interception, this time picking it up the other way for a game-sealing TD.
Ohio State extends its lead after JT Tuimoloau picks off Sean Clifford.
The Ohio State Buckeyes took a 44-24 lead over Penn State after JT Tuimoloau picked Sean Clifford off and took it to the hose for a TD.
Tuimolau, a former top-ranked recruit, is the first FBS player this century to record two interceptions, two sacks, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery in the same game.
Made you look good!
After kicking a 41-yard FG early in the first quarter, Zach Smith lined up for what appeared to be another conversion from the 2-yard line.
But OU had other plans as Schmit waltzed into the end zone after a clever fake gave him an open path to the pylon. The TD gave OU a 10-3 lead in the second quarter.
There is no explanation how Jalil Farooq got this for free behind Iowa State’s defense, but there’s video proof it happened. Farooq reeled in a 41-yard dime from Dillon Gabriel to put Oklahoma ahead 20-6.
Put it away
After a timely INT, Oklahoma put the game away late in the fourth when Eric Gray maneuvered his way into the end zone out of the wild formation.
Best of the rest:
Keep your eye on the ball
Georgia star tight end Brock Bowers kept his focus on the ball and won the top drill before securing the reception and running all the way into the end zone. The highlight TD catch gave the Bulldogs a 21-0 lead.
Knight Knight, Cincy
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