Penn State at Temple was one of the closest matchups of the day so far. Temple controlled most of the game, but fourth quarter interceptions by Mike Gerardi put the Nittany Lions back in it and Penn State broke through with a one yard rushing touchdown by Michael Zordich to go up in the fourth quarter. Final Score: Penn State 14 Temple 10.
Pitt at Iowa was another close matchup early today. The Hawkeyes came back after being down most of the game. James Vandenberg completed a pass to Kevonte Martin-Manley for a 22 yard touchdown to go up with 2:51 left in the game. Vandenberg passed for 399 yards and three touchdowns. Final Score: Iowa 31 Pitt 27.
West Virginia dominated both sides of the ball early, but Maryland was resilient to bring the score close. Danny O’Brien ended the Terrapins hope of a comeback by throwing a late game interception. Quarterback Geno Smith led the day for the Mountaineers with 388 passing yards. Final Score: West Virginia 37 Maryland 31.
Other Early Scores:
Michigan 31 Eastern Michigan 3
Wyoming 28 Bowling Green 27
Purdue 59 SE Missouri State 0
Western Michigan 44 Central Michigan 14
Vanderbilt 30 Ole Miss 0 in the 4th quarter
Georgia Tech 59 Kansas 17 in the 4th quarter
Georgia 52 Coastal Carolina 0 in the 3rd quarter.
Colorado 14 Colorado State 7 at the half.
TCU 21 Louisiana Monroe 17 in the 2nd quarter.