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Posted on: October 2, 2010 3:47 pm
Edited on: October 2, 2010 11:58 pm
 

By the Numbers: Week 5's Best Performances

As we look at all the action around the nation during Week 5, here are some of the biggest performances of the day. Follow all the action on our scoreboard and our updating college football blog .

4: Total touchdowns by Ole Miss' Jeremiah Masoli in the 42-35 victory over Kentucky . Masoli threw for three touchdowns and rushed for another.

94: Length of a school-record touchdown pass by Cameron Newton. The quarterback connected with Emory Blake on a 94-yard touchdown pass on his first throw as No. 10 Auburn routed Louisiana-Monroe 52-3. Newton finished with 245 yards and three TDs.

190: Jordan Todman ran for 190 yards and two touchdowns to lead Connecticut to a 40-21 win over Vanderbilt , just the second win for the Big East over a BCS conference team this season. Todman, who carried the ball 37 times, has now rushed for over 100 yards in seven of his last eight games.

226: Career-high rushing yards by backup running back Matt Brown in Temple's 42-35 victory over Army. Pierce, the Owls' leading rusher, was scratched for the game with an ankle injury.

257: Sophomore running back LaMichael James rushed for 257 yards in the 52-31 victory over Stanford. James busted loose on a 76-yard TD run to seal the victory for the Ducks.

277: Number of rushing yards by Pittsburgh's Ray Graham in his first college start, lifting the Panthers to a 44-17 win over FIU . Graham's third consecutive 100-yard game - his first two were off the bench - represented the second-highest rushing total in Pitt history.

380: Robert Griffin threw for a career-best 380 yards with two of his three touchdowns to Josh Gordon as Baylor pounded Kansas 55-7 for its most lopsided conference victory ever.

401: Combined yards rushing by Derrick Coleman (185) and Johnathan Franklin (216) in UCLA's 42-28 victory over Washington State.

969: Total yards of offense combined by Michigan's Denard Robinson and Indiana's Ben Chappell. Robinson rushed for 217 yards and two scores, while throwing for 277 yards and three scores. Chappell set school records with 480 yards passing (45-of-64) with three touchdowns (he also has negative 5 yards rushing). 



Posted on: December 6, 2009 9:12 pm
 

EagleBank Bowl: Last bid to be decided Dec. 12

While Temple has received a bid to play in the EagleBank Bowl, it doesn't know which team to prepare for yet -- Army or UCLA

That will all be decided Saturday, Dec. 12 on CBS.

If Army beats Navy, the Black Knights will earn their first bowl bid since 1996. Army had a contract at the beginning of the season that if it got to 6-6 (bowl-eligible) it would play in Washington D.C.

If Navy wins, UCLA will earn the spot. The Bruins are 6-6 and bowl-eligible, but the Pac-10 had only six bowl spots and seven bowl-eligible teams.

So UCLA must wait.

"In either scenario, we feel we have a great matchup for this year's EagleBank Bowl," said Steve Beck, Executive Director of the EagleBank Bowl. "We look forward to hosting the players, coaches and their fans for a tremendous week of fun in the nation's capital."

Meanwhile, Temple will be making its first bowl appearance since winning the 1979 Garden State Bowl over California.

The EagleBank Bowl will be played on Dec. 29 at 4:30 p.m. at RFK Stadium.

 
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