The win snapped Wisconsin’s 33-game non-conference winning streak, the second-longest in the country behind Louisiana State University.
NO. 2 SOUTHERN CAL 42, SYRACUSE 29
In East Rutherford, N.J., Matt Barkley matched a school record with six touchdown passes, and Robert Woods was spectacular with 200 all-purpose yards and two scores.
The rare trip to the Northeast for the Trojans was choppy at times, and Syracuse’s hurry-up offense kept Southern California (2-0) working hard for four quarters at MetLife Stadium, the home of the New York Giants and Jets.
NO. 4 OREGON 42, FRESNO STATE 25
In Eugene, Ore., Kenjon Barner ran for 201 yards and three touchdowns to lead Oregon over Fresno State.
De’Anthony Thomas ran for 102 yards and two additional scores for the Ducks (2-0), who sprinted to a 35-6 in the first half before the Bulldogs were able to slow them a bit in the second.
NO. 5 OKLAHOMA 69, FLORIDA A&M 13
In Norman, Okla., Damien Williams ran for 156 yards and four touchdowns in a record-setting Owen Field debut. Kenny Stills added 120 yards receiving and a score.
NO. 11 MICHIGAN STATE 41, CENTRAL MICHIGAN 7
In Mount Pleasant, Mich., Andrew Maxwell threw for 275 yards and two touchdowns, and the Spartans (2-0) scored 10 points in the final minute of the first half to take a 24-0 lead.
Michigan State was playing at Central Michigan (1-1) for the first time, part of a decade-long series of games against the Chippewas, Eastern Michigan and Western Michigan.
NO. 14 OHIO STATE 31, CENTRAL FLORIDA 16
In Columbus, Ohio, Braxton Miller became the first Ohio State quarterback to rush for three touchdowns in 34 years and he passed for another score to lead the Buckeyes.
UCLA 36, NO. 17 NEBRASKA 30
In Pasadena, Calif., Brett Hundley passed for 305 yards and four touchdowns in an outstanding Rose Bowl debut, Datone Jones sacked Taylor Martinez for a tiebreaking safety with 8:44 to play, and UCLA surprised Nebraska.
NO. 17 TEXAS 45, NEW MEXICO 0
In Austin, Texas, quarterback David Ash scored on a 49-yard touchdown run and had receivers turn short throws into two more scores and the No. 17 Longhorns routed New Mexico.
NO. 19 MICHIGAN 31, AIR FORCE 25
In Ann Arbor, Mich., Denard Robinson ran for 218 yards, threw for 208 and scored four touchdowns.
Robinson became the first player in major college football history to have at least 200 yards rushing and 200 passing in three games, according to the NCAA records book.
NO. 20 TEXAS CHRISTIAN 56, GRAMBLING STATE 0
In Fort Worth, Texas, Casey Pachall threw three touchdowns passes after Texas Christian had already scored touchdowns on special teams and defense in the first 7 minutes of a victory over Grambling State.
NO. 22 NOTRE DAME 20, PURDUE 17
In South Bend, Ind., Tommy Rees came off the bench to lead Notre Dame on a last-minute, winning drive as the Irish got a 27-yard field goal from Kyle Brindza with seven seconds to beat Purdue.
Rees, who was suspended for the opener after he was involved in a skirmish with police at a party in May, relieved starter Everett Golson late in the fourth quarter.
NO. 21 KANSAS STATE 52, MIAMI 13
In Manhattan, Kan., Collin Klein threw for 210 yards and ran for 71 more, accounting for four touchdowns for Kansas State.
John Hubert added 106 yards rushing and a touchdown, and Daniel Sams added two scores on the ground as the Wildcats (2-0) rolled up 498 yards of total offense while holding Miami to 262.
NO. 23 LOUISVILLE 35, MISSOURI STATE 7
In Louisville, Ky., Teddy Bridgewater kept Louisville’s offense clicking by passing for a career-high 344 yards and two touchdowns.