Luke Fickell cruised in his debut as Ohio State coach behind the performance of his quarterback Joe Bauserman with four total touchdowns and a strong running game. Bauserman looked to be more comfortable at QB than Braxton Miller. Final Score: Ohio State 42 Akron 0.
Once Northwestern settled in, they showed they could still win without Dan Persa. Andre Williams had a nice day running with 114 yards rushing plus two touchdowns and that helped in their play action game. Final Score: Northwestern 24 Boston College 17.
Missouri did not score a lot of points against Miami-Oh, but their defense held strong. Defensive lineman Brad Madison for the Tigers was a beast after the quarterback. Final Score: Missouri 17 Miami-Oh 6.
· Virginia Tech 59 Appalachian State 13 in the fourth quarter.
· Alabama 48 Kent State 7 in the fourth quarter.
· Purdue 27 Middle Tennessee 24.
· Uconn 35 Fordham 3.
· Penn State 41 Indiana State 7.
· Iowa 34 Tennessee Tech 0 delay.