Tua Tagovailoa threw touchdown passes to four receivers and No. 1 Alabama quickly restarted on Saturday in a 58-21 win over Tennessee.
Alabama had touchdown on his first four possessions, while he outperformed Tennessee 28-0 and volunteers 217-6 in the opening season. Alabama beat opponents 165-31, and Tennessee was outscored 69-16 in the first few quarters of the season.
Tagovailoa went 19 of 29 for 306 yards before leaving mid-third Alabama ahead of 51-14. He hit his last game of the day, a 51-yard touchdown pass to Henry Ruggs III.
Ear Tagovailoa previously joined touchdown passes to Jerry Jeudy, Jaylen Waddle and Irv Smith Jr. The Heisman Trophy contender has thrown 25 touchdown passes this season without catching.
Alabama (8-0, 5-0 Southeastern Conference) beat Tennessee (3-4, 1
Tennessee's quarterback Keller Chryst went 9 of 15 for 164 yards with two touchdown passes after he replaced injured starter Jarrett Guarantano in the second quarter.
NO. 3 CLEMSON 41, NO. 16 NORTH CAROLINA STATE 7
CLEMSON, SC (AP) – Trevor Lawrence threw for a career high 308 yards, Travis Etienne rushed for three touchdowns and Clemson turned an awaited Atlantic Coast Conference showdown into defeat.
The Tigers (7-0, 4-0) opened for the third time in four seasons with seven straight wins to kick off the Wolfpack (5-1, 2-1) in the seventh consecutive season.
It was the ACC's undefeated team's first match since 2013 in a season, a match that also took place in Death Valley. But unlike five years ago, when the Tigers were defeated by eventual National Champion Florida State 51-14, Clemson took early control and never gave Wolfpack a chance to rally.
North Carolina State quarterback Ryan Finley passed the game as an ACC driver in more than 324 meters. He managed just 156 yards, which came with two interceptions and a fumble.
NO. 5 LSU 19, NR. 22 MISSISSIPPI STATE 3
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – Michael Divinity jr's Interception set Nick Brossette's short touchdown run, Cole Tracy four field goals, and LSU the Mississippi State.
The Tiger Stadium fans are upset after Devin White, LSU's top linebacker, was replaced in the fourth quarter for targeting. This means that he will not compete in the first half of the upcoming showdown of the Tigers with the undefeated and high-ranking Alabama.  White seemed to have lowered his head as he quarterback Nick Fitzgerald a moment after he got a pass that was intercepted by defender Kristian Fulton. The target penalty wiped out sales, and LSU celebrations also resulted in two unsportsmanlike flags, leading to 45 yards in a game. Safety John Battle's interception prevented Mississippi State (4-3, 1-3) from hitting the road and practically sealing the result
Safety Grant Delpit came through with several drive-stall games for the Tigers (7-1, 4-5) (1964) NOK.
NR. 1 (Southeastern European Conference), including two interceptions and a fourth-down sack. 6 MICHIGAN 21, NO. 24 MICHIGAN STATE 7
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Shea Patterson threw two touchdown passes and Michigan snatched a run of 17 consecutive defeats to teams on the road.
The game was delayed by 1 hour, 15 minutes in the first quarter due to lightning in the area.
The Wolverines (7-1, 5-0 Big Ten) lost eight out of 10 against their in-state rivals, and these setbacks have left them with no Big Ten titles since 2004.
Spartans (4 -3, 2-2) struggled to move ball, held to 94 yards and failing to convert any of its twelve third lows.
Patterson's 79-yard pass to Donovan Peoples-Jones put Michigan in the lead in the late third quarter. He transformed a quarter-and-2 from Michigan State 41 early in the fourth, Ben Mason 5-yard run, which put the Wolverines a 21-7 lead.
The Ole Miss Transfer was 14 out of 25 for 212 yards. Michigan's Karan Higdon had 144 yards on 33 carriers against the nation's highest-ranking defense.
NO. 9 OKLAHOMA 52, TCU 27
Fort Worth, Texas (AP) – Kyler Murray threw four touchdown passes, Kennedy Brooks and Trey Sermon scored 100-yard rushing games with points and Oklahoma recovered from his only loss in that Season TCU for the third time in 11 months to beat.
The Sooners (6-1, 3-1 Big 12) won their 18th consecutive true street game and did not lag behind after scoring in their first four goals in their first game since losing touchdowns to Texas two weeks ago
Brooks ran for 168 yards on 18 carries with an early 21-yard TD. Sermon ran 17 times for 110 yards and scored twice before cautiously leaving the field after being left by the coaches at about 8 1/2 minutes. This was a rematch of the Big 12 Conference championship game last December when Oklahoma won three weeks after beating TCU (3-4, 1-3) in the regular season.
NO. 10 UCF 37, EAST CAROLINA 10
GREENVILLE, NC (AP) – Darriel Mack jr. Hopeful McKenzie Milton stepped in for Heisman Trophy and rushed for 120 yards and a touchdown, and UCF forced five wins on its way to its 20th straight win
Nate Evans brought a fumble of 94 yards for a swing-altering touchdown 10:07 to the left, Greg McCrae added a 74 yard TD run and the Knights (7-0, 4-0 American Athletic) turned all these takeaways into 24 points. UCF – which was outperformed 496-427 – went through 20-3, scoring four consecutive possessions in the second quarter, then made a full curse with these late major games.
Recipient Quadry Jones threw a 42-yard touchdown pass to Adrian Killins in a trick game, and Matthew Wright entered three field goals for the Knights.
With Milton sitting in full uniform from the sidelines, Mack was 12 of 20 for 69 yards, but was more dangerous with his legs, hurrying 7 yards for an early touchdown.
The pirates (2-5, 0-4) have lost three straight and four out of five.
NO. 14 KENTUCKY 14, VANDERBILT 7
LEXINGTON, Kentucky (AP) – Benny Snell jr. Hurried for 169 yards, including the go-ahead 7-yard run with 8:04 left, the Kentucky moved away.
The Wildcats (6-1, 4-1 Southeastern Conference) secured the Bowl qualification for the third consecutive season, remaining in the East Division with their third win against the Commodores (3-5, 0-4) Run. But it took linebacker Kash Daniels fourth-to-compelled fumble that caught Quinton Bohanna in the mid-fourth quarter mid-20s to recover Kentucky from game-long inconsistency.
Snell took control from there, rushing 10 times for 74 yards further on the ride that ended with his ninth TD run. The junior stormed 32 times for his 16th career 100-yard play on a stormy night in which Kentucky had to work hard to overtake Vanderbilt 298-284.
NO. 15 WASHINGTON 27, COLORADO 13
SEATTLE (AP) – Jake Browning threw Aaron Fuller a 26-yard touchdown pass to fourth place, less than four minutes ahead, and Washington held off Colorado
longfield goalkeeper Browning and the attack remained in the field. In the face of lightning, Browning Fuller found himself on a fast bank with nothing but the end zone.
Salvon Ahmed and Kamari Pleasant both scored in the first half for touchdown runs for the Huskies (6-2, 4-1 pac-12). They played without running back to Myles Gaskin due to a shoulder injury. Washington linebacker Ben Burr-Kirven had 15 tackles and an interception.
Steven Montez threw 144 yards for Colorado (5-2, 2-2).
NO. 18 PENN STATE 33, INDIANA 28
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) – Trace McSorley passed for 220 yards, ran for 107 and had three touchdowns in Penn State's victory over Indiana.
Penn State (5-5 2, 2-2 Big Ten) rallied to a two-game losing streak after Indiana (4-4, 1-4) picked up Steve Scott's 3-yard touchdown in the third quarter Run a 21:20 lead imported.
Johnathan Thomas took the following kickoff back to the Indiana 5, setting McSorley up for the go-ahead touchdown on the next game.
Brandon Wilson partially blocked the extra point, leaving Penn State the lead at 26-21. Indiana forced Penn State to encounter the Nittany Lions' next voyage, but J-Shun Harris fumbled back the punt and turned the ball over. Five games later, McSorley almost went into the end zone to bring 33-21 in the lead. Miles Sanders ran for 72 yards and a touchdown.
NO. 19 IOWA 23, MARYLAND 0
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) – Nate Stanley threw for 86 yards and a touchdown for Iowa.
Anthony Nelson added a TD on a fumble recovery for the Hawkeyes (6-1, 3 -1 Big Ten). They held the terrapins (4-3, 2-2) at 115 yards and seven first downs on a day when the gusts of wind exceeded 40 mph.
After Iowa had taken on a few short field goals, it was the halftime. After Stanley found Brandon Smith for a 10-yard TD gripper – made by Smith with one hand – with eight seconds in the second quarter. Nelson, a defensive end, brought it into the end zone in the third quarter towards the end of the third quarter with a botched handover from backup quarterback Tyrrell Pigrome.
Ivory Kelly-Martin ran for 98 yards for Iowa.
TEMPLE 24, NO. 20 CINCINNATI 17, OT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Anthony Russo threw a narrow 20-yard touchdown pass, 49 seconds ahead of Brandon Mack and a 25-yarder on Isaiah Wright with overtime for Temple.
Russo was 20 for 41 for 237 yards and three touchdowns for the Owls (5-3, 4-0 American). He introduced a seven-play, 75-yard drive in the last few minutes to tie it.
Cincinnati (6-1, 2-1) got a first down on his first game of overtime, but a mistake behind quarterback Desmond Snap Ridder left the Bearcats with second and 21st and a personal foul pushed them further back , Ridder's pass was intercepted by Shaun Bradley on Third-and-36 to end the game.
NO. 23 WISCONSIN 49, ILLINOIS 20
MADISON, Wisconsin (AP) – Jonathan Taylor rushed for 159 yards and Taiwan deal ran for 111 yards and two touchdowns, and Wisconsin used Illinois's five first half-year sales.
Wisconsin (5-2, 3-1 Big Ten) won nine times against Illinois (3-4, 1-3). The Badgers had three interceptions and recovered on the way to the 28:10 half-time lead. Alex Hornibrook threw three touchdown passes and two interceptions.