MU Tigers Lose Season Opener
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - Backup running back Justin Crawford rushed for 101 yards and a touchdown filling in for the injured Rushel Shell, and Skyler Howard overcame a first-half injury to lead West Virginia to a 26-11 win over Missouri Saturday. In the debut for Missouri coach Barry Odom, the Tigers lost an opener for the first time since 2001.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - Wes Lunt threw for 226 yards and three touchdowns and Kendrick Foster ran for a pair of 56-yard touchdowns to give new Illinois coach Lovie Smith his first win, 52-3 over Murray State. The Illini opened up a 35-3 halftime lead over the Racers and were never threatened by the Football Championship Subdivision school.
Number 17 Iowa beat Miami of Ohio 45-21 Saturday.
Northern Iowa rallies to beat Iowa State 25-20 Saturday
Other Top 25 College FB Scores:
Final (1) Alabama 52 (20) Southern Cal 6
Final (2) Clemson 19 Auburn 13
Final (6) Ohio St. 77 Bowling Green 10
Final (15) Houston 33 (3) Oklahoma 23