Collin Klein picked up 228 yards of offense and ran for the go-ahead touchdown.
The Sooners’ Landry Jones threw for 298 yards and a late touchdown to get Oklahoma (2-1, 0-1 Big 12) within five but also fumbled and threw an interception that put Kansas State (4-0, 1-0) in position to go ahead.
NO. 13 SOUTHERN CAL 27, CALIFORNIA 9
In Los Angeles, Matt Barkley passed for 192 yards and threw two touchdown passes to Marqise Lee, and No. 13 Southern Cal bounced back from its first defeat with a victory over California.
Lee had 11 catches for 94 yards and Silas Redd rushed for 158 yards and a score as the Trojans (3-1, 1-1 Pac-12) earned their ninth consecutive win over the Golden Bears (1-3, 0-1).
NO. 16 OHIO STATE 29, ALABAMA-BIRMINGHAM 15
In Columbus, Ohio, Braxton Miller ran for two touchdowns and No. 16 Ohio State overcame a lethargic, mistake-filled effort to hold off in the Buckeyes’ final tune-up before Big Ten play.
UAB (0-3) more than held its own against the Buckeyes (4-0), who committed drive-killing penalties, had a punt blocked for a touchdown and had trouble scoring against a defense giving up 44 points and 477 yards a game.
NO. 19 UCLA 20, OREGON STATE 27
In Pasadena, Calif., Sean Mannion passed for a career-high 379 yards and two touchdowns, Oregon State put the clamps on UCLA’s offense, and the Beavers opened conference play by topping the Bruins.
The victory was the 74th at Oregon State for coach Mike Riley, matching the school record set by Lon Stiner, the Beavers’ coach from 1933-48. Riley is in his 12th year.
NO. 20 LOUISVILLE 28, FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL 21
Teddy Bridgewater passed for two touchdowns and ran for another in the return to his home city and No. 20 Louisville remained unbeaten by holding off Florida International.
Senorise Perry rushed for 74 yards for the Cardinals (4-0), who trailed for the first time this season before controlling the second half and avenging last season’s 24-17 loss to FIU.
NO. 21 MICHIGAN STATE 23, EASTERN MICHIGAN 7
In East Lansing, Mich., Le’Veon Bell rushed for a career-high 253 yards and a touchdown to help Michigan State avoid an upset with a win over Eastern Michigan.
Dan Conroy kicked three field goals for the No. 21 Spartans (3-1), who failed to score a TD for more than seven quarters until Andrew Maxwell hit tight end Dion Sims on a 10-yard pass with 7:19 left.
NO. 25 NEBRASKA 73, IDAHO STATE 7
In Lincoln, Neb., Rex Burkhead ran for 119 yards and two touchdowns and No. 25 Nebraska made quick work of Idaho State in a 73-7 victory Saturday.
The Cornhuskers (3-1) led 35-0 after the first quarter and 45-0 at half.