Mishawaka JV 26, NorthWood 16
The Panthers trailed 12-8 at the half and couldn’t catch the Cavemen in Nappanee.
Minnesota 20, Purdue 13
Minnesota picked off an Aidan O’Connell pass in the final minute to lock up a win in West Lafayette.
O’Connell had 371 yards passing and a touchdown, 120 of those to David Bell, and King Doerue added 21 rushes for 95 yards for the Boilers.
Cincinnati 24, Notre Dame 13
The Bearcats went into Notre Dame Stadium and made a strong case to be among the discussion of national title contenders with a win over the Irish.
The No. 7 Bearcats had 297 yards and two touchdowns from quarterback Desmond Ritter and the Cincinnati defense created three Irish turnovers. The Irish had all three of its quarterbacks in play, but the trio of Jack Coan, Tyler Buchner and Drew Pyne completed just 23 of 46 passes for 257 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions. Kyren Williams had a rushing touchdown for Notre Dame, which suffers its first loss of the season.
Iowa State 45, Kansas 7
The Cyclones built a 38-point lead in the first half to overwhelm the Jayhawks.
Brock Purdy passed for 245 yards and four touchdowns and Breece Hall rushed for 123 yards and two scores in the win. Andrew Mevis added three extra points for the Cyclones.
Tennessee 62, Missouri 24
The Vols made a statement with a lopsided win in Columbia.
The Tennessee defense held one of the nation’s top running backs, Tyler Badie, to just 68 all-purpose yards and one score while its offense was led by Tyron Evans’ 156 rushing yards and three touchdowns.
Harrison Mevis was again sharp for the Tigers, hitting his only field goal chance from 43 yards and hit all three of his extra point tries.
Ball State 28, Army 16
The Cardinals earned its second win of the season with a solid home win over the Black Knights.
Justin Hall took the opening kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown to set the tone for the Cardinals. Drew Plitt passed for 233 yards and two touchdowns for Ball State, which bent but didn’t break against the potent Black Knight rushing attack, one that racked up 213 yards on 61 carries.
Penn State 24, Indiana 0
Penn State held its home turf, shutting out the Hoosiers Saturday night.
The No. 4 Nittany Lions held Indiana to 260 yards of offense and picked off quarterback Michael Penix twice. Sean Clifford threw for three touchdown passes, two to Jahan Dotson as Penn State moved to 5-0 on the year.