AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Cole Tracy kicked a 42-yard field goal on the final play to give No. 12 LSU a 22-21 victory over No. 7 Auburn on Saturday in their Southeastern Conference opener. Joe Burrow led LSU down the field in the final minutes with clutch plays and two pass interference calls against Auburn.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa threw for 191 yards and two touchdowns, Jerry Jeudy caught two touchdown passes and No. 1 Alabama buried Mississippi 62-7 on Saturday night. Alabama gave up a touchdown on the first play of the game, but responded by scoring the next 62 points.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Jalen Elliott knocked the ball loose from Vanderbilt receiver Kalija Lipscomb with 1:07 remaining to give the Notre Dame a fourth-down stop and No. 8 Notre Dame held on for a 22-17 victory over the Commodores on Saturday. Kyle Shurmur threw for 326 yards and one touchdown for Vanderbilt (2-1), rallying his team back from a 16-3 halftime deficit.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Jake Fromm threw three touchdown passes and Elijah Holyfield ran for 100 yards, with each playing only in the first half, as No. 3 Georgia overwhelmed Middle Tennessee 49-7. Georgia, which led 42-7 at halftime, had five receivers combine for six touchdowns.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Tucker McCann kicked the game-winning field goal as time expired to lift Missouri to a 40-37 victory over Purdue. Missouri (3-0) is off to its best start since 2015 while Purdue (0-3) faces its worst beginning of the season since 1996 when they last opened with three losses.
FAYETTVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Mason Fine threw for 281 yards and threw for a touchdown to lead North Texas to its first win over a Southeastern Conference opponent in more than 40 years with a 44-17 victory over Arkansas on Saturday.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Freddie Swain scored twice, including on an 85-yard punt return, and Florida beat Colorado State 48-10 in a game dubbed the “Buyout Bowl.” Feleipe Franks also threw two touchdown passes. That gives him nine in three games and matches his total from last season.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Nick Fitzgerald accounted for 350 yards of offense and six touchdowns to lead No 16 Mississippi State to a 56-10 victory over Louisiana-Lafayette. Fitzgerald ran for 107 yards and four touchdowns, the second time he’s had four rushing touchdowns in a game. Fitzgerald also completed 14 of 21 passes 243 yards and two touchdowns.