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Michigan’s rout, Browning’s record cap day in college football

Rutgers defensive back Isaiah Wharton (11) cannot stop a touchdown by Michigan running back Ty Isaac during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, in Piscataway, N.J. Isaac was one of four Wolverines to run for two scores.
Rutgers defensive back Isaiah Wharton (11) cannot stop a touchdown by Michigan running back Ty Isaac during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, in Piscataway, N.J. Isaac was one of four Wolverines to run for two scores. The Associated Press

A statistical look at Saturday’s college football action:

1: Point margin that No. 10 Miami lost by at home against No. 23 Florida State. The Hurricanes missed a PAT in the fourth quarter.

1: Postponement for a Top 25 team due to Hurricane Matthew. No. 18 Florida will host LSU on Sunday.

4: Games where both teams were ranked in the Top 25.

6: Houston’s rank before its 46-40 loss at unranked Navy.

6: Touchdown passes for Washington sophomore Jake Browning, a school record, in a 70-21 win at Oregon.

7: Top 25 teams to lose Saturday: No. 6 Houston, No. 9 Tennessee, No. 10 Miami, No. 15 Stanford, No. 16 Arkansas, No. 17 North Carolina and No. 21 Colorado. Three were to unranked teams, two to higher-ranked teams and two to lower-ranked teams.

9: Rushing touchdowns scored by Michigan in a 78-0 victory at Rutgers. Four different players had two each.

12: Consecutive losses for Washington to Oregon before Saturday’s 70-21 victory in Eugene, Ore. The Huskies are 6-0.

18: Receptions for East Carolina’s Zay Jones in a 38-22 loss at South Florida. Jones finished with 145 yards and a touchdown.

72: Consecutive PATs made by Miami’s Michael Badgley before having one blocked by Florida State.

78: Points scored by Michigan in a shutout victory at Rutgers.

224: Rushing yards for Kent State quarterback Nick Holley in a 44-20 win at Buffalo. Holley ran for more yards than any player Saturday, running backs included, and scored four times on the ground. His total led all Division I players.

232: Receiving yards for Oklahoma’s Dede Westbrook in a 45-40 victory over visiting Texas in the Red River Rivalry. His total led all Division I players.

504: Passing yards for Texas Tech’s Patrick Mahomes II in a 44-38 loss to host Kansas State. His total led all Division I players.

Compiled by Noel Harris

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