Freshman quarterback Kenny Pickett ran for two touchdowns and threw for another as
Pickett completed 18 of 29 passes for 193 yards and the one score while adding 60 yards rushing in his first career start as Pitt finished a disappointing season with a decisive stunner that could put a dent in the Hurricanes' national title hopes.
Malik Rosier completed 15 of 34 passes for 187 yards and two scores but was ineffective for most of the day, even briefly getting replaced by backup Evan Schirreffs in the fourth quarter. The Hurricanes (10-1, 7-1 ACC) were held to a season-low 229 yards.
The Hurricanes stressed they'd learned their lesson after spotting Virginia a two-touchdown lead last week before recovering to extend the nation's longest winning streak to 15 games. Yet Miami walked onto the Heinz Field turf in a weird spot.
The ACC Coastal Division champions are well aware their meeting with No. 4
Arkansas fired coach Bret Bielema after five disappointing season, moments after a season-ending 48-45 loss to
It was a shockingly poor performance from a coach who led Wisconsin to three Rose Bowl appearances before being hired at Arkansas from Wisconsin after the 2012 season.
Interim athletic director Julie Cromer Peoples informed Bielema of his firing before the coach held his postgame news conference. Cromer Peoples is serving in an interim role after former athletic director
“During the course of the past five seasons, we have not been able to sustain the success on the field that is expected and required at the
at No. 12 Texas Christian 45,
The Horned Frogs (10-2, 7-2 Big 12,) will play No. 3
Baylor (1-11, 1-8) jumped out to a 9-0 lead in the first 2 minutes, including a safety when Hill was sacked and fumbled in the end zone. But TCU was ahead for good after Hill's 7-yard TD pass to Jarrison Stewart made it 14-9 with 26 seconds left in the first quarter.
Defensive end Mat Boesen set a TCU record with 5 1/2 of the Horned Frogs' eight sacks.
Hill completed 26 of 36 passes for 325 yards, including TD passes to Desmon White and Jalen Reagor in the third quarter, a week after he didn't even travel to
at No. 15 Central Florida 49, No. 19
The Knights (11-0, 8-0) will host Memphis in the conference title game Dec. 2.
Hughes' touchdown capped a crazy 53-second span where the Knights took an eight-point lead, South Florida tied it and then the Knights took the lead for good.
The Bulls (9-2, 6-2) tied it at 42 when Quinton Flowers connected with Darnel Salomon for an 83-yard touchdown strike, and then found D'Ernest Johnson for a 2-point play. Flowers finished with 605 yards of total offense. On the ensuing kickoff, Hughes found an opening on the right side and scored.
UCF's McKenzie Milton was 29 of 44 for 373 yards and four touchdowns.
King completed 21 of 27 passes and found Steven Dunbar for a 61-yard touchdown pass to give Houston a 21-14 lead with 14 minutes left in the game. Dunbar finished with 142 yards receiving on eight catches. King, who started his third straight game, rushed for 57 yards and scored on runs of nine and two yards.