Tommy Rees leads Irish past Sun Devils

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ARLINGTON, Texas — Tommy Rees threw for 279 yards and three touchdowns, and Notre Dame made it 5 for 5 in the traveling Shamrock Series with a 37-34 victory against No. 22 Arizona State on Saturday night.

Oregon's Tony Washington (bottom) and Taylor Hart sack Colorado's Connor Wood in the third quarter.  DAVID ZALUBOWSKI/ASSOCIATED PRESS
DAVID ZALUBOWSKI/ASSOCIATED PRESS
Oregon's Tony Washington (bottom) and Taylor Hart sack Colorado's Connor Wood in the third quarter.

Kyle Brindza kicked three second-half field goals, the go-ahead kick from 25 yards with 3:03 remaining. He tied a Notre Dame record with a 53-yarder that matched the longest in a college game at the $1.2 billion home of the Dallas Cowboys.

It was the second win in Texas in the five-year Shamrock run of home games on the road for the Irish (4-2), starting with a victory over Washington State in San Antonio in 2009.

NO. 2 OREGON 57, COLORADO 16

In Boulder, Colo., Marcus Mariota threw five touchdown passes and ran for two scores as Oregon (5-0, 2-0 Pac-12) routed Colorado (2-2, 0-2).

The Ducks’ sophomore connected for two touchdowns each with Josh Huff and Bralon Addison, and played only 2½ quarters.

NO. 7 LOUISVILLE 30, TEMPLE 7

In Philadelphia, Teddy Bridgewater threw for 348 yards and two touchdowns to keep Louisville (5-0, 1-0 American Athletic Conference) undefeated with a win over Temple (0-5, 0-2).

NO. 11 OKLAHOMA 20, TEXAS CHRISTIAN 17

In Norman, Okla., Brennan Clay broke a 76-yard touchdown run late in the fourth quarter and Oklahoma (5-0, 2-0 Big 12) held off Texas Christian (2-3, 0-2).

Trey Millard had a touchdown run for the Sooners and Michael Hunnicutt hit field goals of 39 and 32 yards.

Oklahoma has won 10 consecutive Big 12 games, its third-longest streak in conference play since the league formed in 1996. The Sooners have won their past three against TCU.

NO. 19 MICHIGAN 42, MINNESOTA 13

In Ann Arbor, Mich., Devin Gardner threw a 24-yard, go-ahead touchdown pass to Devin Funchess late in the first half and Michigan (5-0, 1-0 Big Ten) pulled away to rout Minnesota (4-2, 0-2).

The WolverinesBig Ten) relied on their running game to take pressure off the turnover-prone Gardner.

He didn’t throw an interception for the first time since making his first start as a quarterback last year at Minnesota.

NO. 20 TEXAS TECH 54, KANSAS 16

In Lawrence, Kan., Baker Mayfield passed for 368 yards but was helped off the field with an apparent leg injury in the third quarter as Texas Tech (5-0, 2-0 Big 12) routed Kansas (2-2, 0-1).

NO. 21 OKLAHOMA STATE 33, KANSAS STATE 29

In Stillwater, Okla., J.W. Walsh found Charlie Moore for a 6-yard touchdown pass with 4:16 left in the fourth quarter to help Oklahoma State (4-1, 1-1 Big 12 Conference) past Kansas State (2-3, 0-2).

After falling behind 29-23, Oklahoma State drove 75 yards in six plays. Walsh was 4 of 5 passing on the drive, including the go-ahead touchdown pass to Moore.

NO. 23 FRESNO STATE 61, IDAHO 14

In Moscow, Idaho, Derek Carr threw five touchdown passes as Fresno State (5-0) pounded Idaho (1-5), scoring at least 40 points for the fifth time this season.

Davante Adams caught three touchdown passes for Fresno State, which is off to its best start since 2001, when the Bulldogs won their first six games.


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