Originally created 10/03/04

Top 25 roundup



NORMAN, Okla. - Jason White threw three touchdown passes to break Oklahoma's career mark and Adrian Peterson added 146 rushing yards and a touchdown run Saturday, leading the No. 2 Sooners past Texas Tech 28-13.

White broke Josh Heupel's record in the third quarter with his 54th career touchdown pass.

Texas Tech quarterback Sonny Cumbie, who entered the game as the nation's leading passer, looked sharp at times but committed four turnovers - a fumble and three interceptions. He was 36-for-55 for 369 yards, 60 below his average.

In Austin, Texas, Cedric Benson ran for 188 yards and three touchdowns and Vince Young passed for two scores as Texas cruised past Baylor.

Benson passed Earl Campbell for second place on the school career rushing list and Young threw his first scoring passes to a wide receiver, both going to Tony Jeffery in the first half.

Benson has rushed for at least 181 yards in every game this season.

NO. 10 CALIFORNIA 49, OREGON STATE 7

IN CORVALLIS, ORE., California (3-0, 1-0 Pac-10) jumped out ahead and never let up to rout Oregon State.

Chase Lyman had five catches for a career-high 176 yards and three touchdowns, while Aaron Rodgers completed 12 of 16 passes for 140 yards and three scores.

IN BLOOMINGTON, IND., MICHIGAN'S CHAD HENNE threw for 316 yards and three touchdowns, and Leon Hart returned a punt 76 yards for a score to help the Wolverines rout Indiana.

The Wolverines (4-1, 2-0) retained a share of the Big Ten lead by winning their third straight game and their 13th in a row against the Hoosiers dating back to 1987.

IN MADISON, WIS., ANTHONY DAVIS returned from an eye injury and sparked Wisconsin's victory over Illinois by rushing for 213 yards and three touchdowns.

Davis took care of a stagnant offense, and the defense was as dominant as ever.

The Badgers (5-0, 2-0 Big Ten) held their fifth straight opponent to a touchdown or less, a feat they last achieved in 1951.

In Louisville, Ky., Eric Shelton ran for 129 yards and tied a Louisville record with five touchdowns on the ground to lead the Cardinals to a win over East Carolina.

Louisville (4-0, 2-0 Conference USA) piled up 549 yards overall on the nation's second-worst defense.

No. 25 Oklahoma State 36, Iowa State 7

In Stillwater, Okla., Vernand Morency rushed for 143 yards and two touchdowns and Jason Ricks kicked three field goals to lead Oklahoma State past Iowa State.

The Cowboys, who led 23-0 at halftime, held the Cyclones (2-2, 0-1) to just 59 yards rushing .

Morency, the nation's leading rusher coming in with 187 yards per game, fell behind Texas’ Cedric Benson by 45 yards.