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NCAA FOOTBALL: SATURDAY HIGHLIGHTS

on November 10, 2013 1:49 AM

STARS

• Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M, threw for 446 yards and tied a career high with five TD passes to lead the No. 11 Aggies to a 51-41 win over Mississippi State in what could be the Heisman Trophy winner’s last home game.

• Nelson Agholor, Southern California, had two of Southern California’s NCAA-record tying three punt returns for touchdowns, from 75 and 93 yards, to help the Trojans beat California for the 10th straight time, 62-28.

• Nick Marshall, Auburn, ran for 214 yards and two TDs as the seventh-ranked Tigers rolled to a 55-23 victory over Tennessee.

• Keenan Reynolds, Navy, ran for 226 yards and four TDs and threw for another score to help the Midshipmen keep Hawaii winless with a 42-28 victory.

• James White, Wisconsin, ran for 147 yards and two TDs in the No. 21 Badgers’ 27-17 victory over BYU.

• Shane Carden, East Carolina, set a school record by accounting for seven TDs — five passing — in a 58-24 win over Tulsa.

• Bo Wallace, Mississippi, threw for a career-high 407 yards and three TDs to help the Rebels beat Arkansas 34-24.

• John Russ, Mercer threw three TD passes and ran for two more scores in a 45-42 win over Jacksonville.

• Chuckie Looney, Marist, threw four TD passes and then ran another in a 55-28 victory over Campbell.

• Keshaudas Spence, Sacred Heart, had a school-record 178 yards rushing and scored the game’s only touchdown in a 10-0 win over Duquesne.

• Cody Latimer, Indiana, set career highs with 11 catches and 189 yards receiving with three TDs as the Hoosiers beat Illinois 52-35.

• Nathan Scheelhaase, Illinois, threw for 450 yards and two TDs and ran for another score in the Illni’s 52-35 loss to Indiana.

• Mason Mills, San Diego, threw for 378 yards and four TDs in a 56-3 rout of Morehead State.

• Michael Strauss, Richmond, threw for 360 yards and five TDs in a 39-31 victory over Stony Brook.

• Brandin Byrd, North Texas, ran for 202 yards and two TDs in a 41-7 rout over UTEP.

• Benjamin Anderson, Arkansas-Pine Bluff, threw three of his five TD passes in the fourth quarter in a 45-42 win over Grambling.

JOHNNY FINALE?

If this was Johnny Football’s final home game, he gave the fans something to remember.

Johnny Manziel tied a career-high with five touchdown passes Saturday in what could be the Heisman Trophy winner’s last home game.

The crowd chanted “One more year! One more year!” late in the game for Manziel, who is eligible for the draft after this season. Whether he comes back remains to be seen, but he went into the stands to celebrate with the student section when the game was over.

Among the crowd of 88,504, third largest ever at A&M, on hand to see Manziel play at Kyle Field for the possibly final time was former President George H.W. Bush and former Texas A&M and current St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Michael Wacha.

NUMBERS

6: Interceptions by no. 3 Florida State in its 59-3 rout of Wake Forest, tying a school record.

40: Years since Minnesota had won four straight Big Ten games before this season.

54: Years since North Carolina State had opened an ACC season 0-6.

115: Career TD passes by Georgia’s Aaron Murray, breaking the SEC record of 114 by Florida’s Danny Wuerffel from 1993-96.

305: Career receptions by Eastern Illinois’ Erik Lora, moving him past Jerry Rice and into third all-time on the FCS list.

717: Total yards by Butler in its 72-12 win over Valparaiso, setting a school record.

2,262: Career yards rushing by John Robertson, most ever by a Villanova quarterback.

GATORS KEEP FALLING

Florida’s injury-riddled season has reached a new low — and it likely will end without a bowl trip.

Tyler Murphy’s four turnovers led to three touchdowns, helping Vanderbilt embarrass Florida 34-17 for the program’s first win in Gainesville since 1945.

The Commodores snapped a 22-game losing streak in the lopsided series and moved a step closer to becoming bowl eligible for the third consecutive season under coach James Franklin.

Franklin also notched another signature win, giving Vanderbilt victories over Southeastern Conference powerhouses Georgia and Florida in the same season for the first time in school history.

Once ranked, Florida has its second four-game losing streak in coach Will Muschamp’s three seasons, fueling more speculation about his future in Gainesville.

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