BATON ROUGE, La. – Joe Burrow passed for 200 yards and had two short touchdown runs, LSU's defense staggered Georgia's normally prolific offense, and the 13th-ranked Tigers beat the No. 2 Bulldogs 36-16 on Saturday to give coach Ed Orgeron a signature victory.
Clyde Edwards-Helaire rushed for 133 yards for LSU (6-1, 3-1 Southeastern Conference), and Justin Jefferson caught six passes for 108 yards, including a 41-yard snag of a pass rifled over the middle and between converging defenders. That catch set up Burrow's second TD in the fourth quarter.
Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm had by far his worst game this season, completing 16 of 34 passes for 209 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions for the Bulldogs (6-1, 4-1).
NO. 3 OHIO STATE 30, MINNESOTA 14: Dwayne Haskins threw for 412 yards and three touchdowns, K.J. Hill's had the best catch of the season so far and Hill caught another TD pass in the fourth quarter to give No. 3 Ohio State a 30-14 win over Minnesota on Saturday.
NO. 5 NOTRE DAME 19, PITTSBURGH 14: Ian Book threw a 35-yard touchdown pass to Miles Boykin with 5:43 remaining and No. 5 Notre Dame remained unbeaten, coming from behind and then holding off Pittsburgh 19-14 on Saturday.
Pitt (3-4) led 14-12 thanks to a long first-quarter touchdown drive and a 99-yard kickoff return by Maurice Ffrench to start the second half.
Book was intercepted twice, but finished with 264 yards passing. He was 13 of 14 for 158 yards in the second half. Boykin had four receptions for 84 yards in the game.
NO. 17 OREGON 30, NO. 7 WASHINGTON 27 (OT): C.J. Verdell scored on a 6-yard run in overtime and No. 17 Oregon knocked off No. 7 Washington 30-27 on Saturday.
Verdell finished with 111 yards for the Ducks (5-1, 2-1 Pac-12) were fortunate to reach overtime after Washington kicker Peyton Henry missed a 37-yard field-goal attempt on the final play of regulation. Henry's kick was wide right.
Washington (5-2, 3-1) took possession first in overtime but had to settle for Henry's 22-yard kick after stalling inside the 10.
Justin Herbert threw a strike to Dillon Mitchell for 17 yards and the Ducks had first-and-goal. Three plays later, Verdell sprinted into the end zone to end the game.
MICHIGAN STATE 21, NO. 8 PENN STATE 17: Brian Lewerke threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Felton Davis with 19 seconds left to lift Michigan State past No. 8 Penn State 21-17 on Saturday, making it two consecutive seasons that the Spartans used a late score to hand the Nittany Lions a second straight loss.
Lewerke completed 25 of 52 passes for 259 yards with an interception and two touchdowns for the Spartans (4-2, 2-1 Big Ten), who handed Penn State (4-2, 1-2) a devastating blow.
Trace McSorley completed 19 of 32 passes for 192 yards with a touchdown for Penn State to become the program's all-time passing yardage leader.
NO. 9 TEXAS 23, BAYLOR 17: Shane Buechele came on for injured quarterback Sam Ehlinger early in the first quarter and No. 9 Texas slugged out a 23-17 win over Baylor that ended when the Bears' final pass sailed through the back of the end zone Saturday.
NO. 10 UCF 31, MEMPHIS 30: McKenzie Milton threw for 296 yards and ran for the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter as No. 10 Central Florida weathered its first significant test of the season before escaping with a 31-30 victory over Memphis on Saturday.
Milton's 7-yard touchdown with 12:14 left completed a comeback for the Knights (6-0, 3-0 American Athletic Conference), who trailed 30-14 with 2:04 left in the first half. The victory was UCF's 19th straight -- the nation's longest winning streak -- but it was by far the toughest game of the season for the Knights.
NO. 14 FLORIDA 37, VANDERBILT 27: Jordan Scarlett ran 48 yards for the go-ahead touchdown on the first play of the fourth quarter, and No. 14 Florida rallied from an 18-point deficit to beat Vanderbilt 37-27 on Saturday to match the largest road comeback in school history.
TENNESSEE 30, NO. 21 AUBURN 24: Jarrett Guarantano passed for 328 yards and two touchdowns and Tennessee snapped an 11-game SEC losing streak with a 30-24 victory against No. 21 Auburn on Saturday.
NO. 22 TEXAS A&M 26, SOUTH CAROLINA 23: Kellen Mond threw for 353 yards and freshman Seth Small had four field goals, including the go-ahead kick in the fourth quarter, to lift No. 22 Texas A&M to a 26-23 victory over South Carolina on Saturday.