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By the Numbers: Week 8's Best Performances

Posted on: October 23, 2010 3:47 pm
Edited on: October 30, 2010 3:43 pm
As we look at all the action around the nation during Week 8, here are some of the biggest performances of the day. Follow all the action on our scoreboard and our updating college football blog.

1: Western Kentucky earns its first win of the season, beating Louisiana-Lafayette 54-21, ending the nation's longest losing streak of 26 games.

5: A school-record touchdowns by Washaun Ealey in Georgia's 44-31 victory over Kentucky. Ealey finished with a season-high 157 yards on 28 carries before getting banged up late in the fourth quarter. His five rushing scores broke the school record of four, set most recently by former running back Robert Edwards in 1997. Ealey also matched Edwards' record for total touchdowns in a game set in 1995 against South Carolina.

3: Maryland safety Antwine Perez had two interceptions and a fumble recovery, and Danny O'Brien threw for three touchdowns to lead the Terrapins to a 24-21 victory over Boston College.

166: Career-high rushing yards for Andre Ellington as Clemson ended a four-game losing streak to Georgia Tech in a 27-13 win.

172: Career-high rushing yards by Alex Green as Hawaii ran past Utah State 45-7. Green also had four touchdowns on runs of 2, 17, 36 and 60 yards for the Warriors.

176: Rushing yards by Arkansas' Knile Davis to go along with three touchdowns in the 38-24 victory over Ole Miss.

209: Ed Wesley had a career-high 209 yards and two touchdowns to lead TCU past Air Force 38-7. Wesley had more yards by himself than the nation's No. 1 rushing offense as the Frogs piled up 377 yards on the ground.

210: Rushing yards by Alexander Teich to lead Navy to its third victory against Notre Dame in the last four seasons, a 35-17 rout.

321: Passing yards by Jordan Wynn in Utah's 59-6 thrashing of Colorado State. The sophomore quarterback went 23 of 29 and reached the 300-yard mark for the third time in his career.

Totals yards of offense by Virginia Tech quarterback Tyrod Taylor in the 44-7 victory over Duke. Taylor had 280 yards passing and three touchdowns and is now less than 100 away from becoming the school's career leader in total offense.



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By the Numbers: Week 8's Best Performances

No mention of Taylor Martinez at Nebraska.  Passes for 323 and runs for 112 yards.  First time in School history a QB has done so, not to mention he's a freshman,did it on the road against a BCS ranked 14 school and got the win.

Since: Mar 28, 2009
Posted on: October 23, 2010 10:45 pm

By the Numbers: Week 8's Best Performances

alright a guy who should be up here (actually two guys) is from hawaii. It should be Bryant Moniz and Greg Salas, but Moniz decided to go auto pilot and suck while salas did his usual work of art: 9 catches, 158  yards, and a TD.<br /> <br />

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