CENTRAL FLORIDA @ LSU - SATURDAY DECEMBER 19
LSU jumped to a 20-0 third quarter lead and cruised to a 23-10 win over Central Florida. The Tigers led 17-0 at halftime - and needed only two Josh Jasper field goals after intermission to preserve the win. Brynn Harvey provided most of the Golden Knight offense rushing for 163 yards and one score, but it wasn't enough.
FLORIDA STATE @ OKLAHOMA - SATURDAY DECEMBER 19
The coaching career of Bobby Bowden came to an end in Norman Oklahoma, as the Sooners pounded Florida State 58-10. Chris Brown ran for 129 yards and three scores and caught one more, while Landry Jones trhew for 373 yards and three more. The Sooner offense cranked out 36 first downs in rolling up a 41-0 lead.
NAVY @ OREGON STATE - SATURDAY DECEMBER 19
Oregon State stopped three Navy drives inside it own territory as the Midshipmen were unable to convert on fourth down plays turning a close game in the box score into a rout on the scoreboard, 41-15. Jacquizz Green scored three times for the Beavers (runs of 1 & 56 and a reception of 13). Navy ran for 313 yards and finished with 366 total yards to Oregon State's 381, but the Beavers were able to find the endzone and keep Navy out.
SOUTH FLORIDA @ PITTSBURGH - SATURDAY DECEMBER 19
Pitt drubbed South Florida for the second time this season 52-14 behind the sensational running of freshman Dion Lewis. With the score tied at 7, Lewis scored on a 17-yard scoring run to ignite a 45-straight point outburst from the victors. Lewis finished with 261 yards rushing and five td's in the wins.
SOUTH CAROLINA @ TEXAS TECH - SATURDAY DECEMBER 19
In a game that featured 5 lead changes and 2 ties, Texas Tech prevailed on Alexander Torres' 12-yard scoring catch from Taylor Potts with 6:54 to play, 34-27. Potts threw three touchdowns on the evening. Kenny Miles led the Gamecok offense with 119 yards rushing. South Carolina had tied the game on a Spencer Lamming field goal with 9:54 left, but the Raiders marched down the field and reclaimed the lead for good
OHIO @ FLORIDA - SATURDAY DECEMBER 19
The Bobcats were no match for second seeded Gators, as Florida scored nine touchdowns en route to a 63-0 thumping. Chris Rainey (141), Emmanuel Moody (124) and Tim Tebow (112) all went over 100 yards for a Florida offense that threw the ball only four times and ammassed 503 yards rushing. The Florida defense picked off three Ohio passes, Joe Haden snared two, while AJ Jones returned one 49 yards for a score to make it 35-0 at halftime.