Top-25 College Football Game Capsules

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Ames, IA (Sports Network) - Collin Klein rushed for 105 yards and three touchdowns to lead sixth-ranked Kansas State to a 27-21 win over Iowa State on Saturday. Klein also completed 16-of-24 passes for 187 yards. John Hubert added 79 yards on 21 carries for the Wildcats (6-0, 3-0 Big 12), who will take on No. 5 West Virginia next week. Jared Barnett threw for 166 yards and two touchdowns on 16-of-36 passing, and also led the Cyclones' (4-2, 1-2) rushing attack with 35 yards on eight carries. Even in the loss, Iowa State is still off to its best start since 2002 when it began the season 6-1.

Final Score: (13) Oklahoma 63, (15) Texas 21

Dallas, TX (Sports Network) - Blake Bell ran for four touchdowns in the first half, Landry Jones threw for 321 yards with two scores and the 13th-ranked Oklahoma Sooners annihilated the 15th-ranked Texas Longhorns, 63-21, at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas. Jones completed 21-of-37 passes with an interception for the Sooners (4-1, 2-1 Big 12), who have won two in a row since a loss to Kansas State on Sept. 22. Damien Williams carried the ball 22 times for 167 yards and a touchdown for Oklahoma, which racked up 343 yards on the ground. Trey Millard caught five passes for 119 yards and a score. David Ash connected on 13-of-29 passes for 113 yards and two interceptions for the Longhorns (4-2, 1-2), who have lost two straight games since starting the season 4-0. Case McCoy completed 5-of-8 passes for 102 yards and two touchdowns.

Final Score: (18) Louisville 45, Pittsburgh 35

Pittsburgh, PA (Sports Network) - Senorise Perry ran for four touchdowns, Teddy Bridgewater threw for 304 yards with one score and the 18th-ranked Louisville Cardinals snapped a four-game skid against the Pittsburgh Panthers with a 45-35 victory on Saturday. DeVante Parker led all receivers with 153 yards and a touchdown on four grabs for Louisville (6-0, 1-0 Big East), which is off to its best start since winning its first eight games in 2006. The Cardinals scored 24 straight points after Pittsburgh (2-4, 0-3) had taken a 21-14 lead. Tino Sunseri connected on 28-of-37 throws for 287 yards and two touchdowns. The Panthers QB added a score on a goal-line plunge with 12:41 remaining in the fourth quarter, but his fourth-down pass on Pitt's next drive fell incomplete. Perry then sealed the win by sprinting 59 yards to the end zone on third down. Devin Street caught a game-high 11 passes for 111 yards in defeat. His final reception resulted in a 2-yard touchdown with 40 seconds left.

Final Score: (20) Rutgers 23, Syracuse 15

Piscataway, NJ (Sports Network) - Gary Nova threw for 152 yards and a touchdown behind a Scarlet Knights defense that forced four turnovers, as No. 20 Rutgers defeated the Syracuse Orange, 23-15, to keep their undefeated season alive. Khaseem Greene was a monster defensively, registering 14 total tackles, 1 1/2 sacks, three forced fumbles and an interception for Rutgers (6-0, 3-0 Big East), which is off to its best start since 2006 and won its first six games for just the third time since 1976. Brandon Coleman paced all receivers with 104 yards on six grabs, while Tyler Kroft caught Nova's touchdown pass for the Scarlet Knights. Jawan Jamison was held under 100 yards for the first time this season, but still registered 64 yards and a touchdown on 28 carries. Ryan Nassib threw for 356 yards and a touchdown on 25-of-42 efficiency, but threw two interceptions and lost a fumble in the second half for the Orange (2-4, 1-1), who lost to the Scarlet Knights for the sixth time in their last eight meetings.

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