Patrick Carr runs for 139 yards; Houston beats Tulane 48-17
Patrick Carr ran for a career-high 139 yards and two touchdowns as Houston rolled to a 48-17 victory over Tulane on Thursday night.
Big plays help Northwestern St. beat Stephen F. Austin 35-23
Shelton Eppler threw two touchdown passes to Jaylen Watson and Myles Ward had a 94-yard kickoff return for a score to help Northwestern State beat Stephen F. Austin 35-23 on Thursday night.
Nicholls earns FCS playoff bid and share of Southland title
Julien Gums ran for 121 yards and two touchdowns in the River Bell Classic on Thursday night and Nicholls shut out SE Louisiana 44-0 to clinch a share of the Southland Conference title.
Oliver gets heated with head coach
Ed Oliver confronts his coach Major Applewhite on the sidelines of Houston's game over a jacket.
Houston star DT Ed Oliver in heated incident with coach Major Applewhite
All-American defensive tackle Ed Oliver got into a heated discussion with Houston coach Major Applewhite just before halftime of the Cougars' game against Tulane on Thursday night.
Toledo bowl eligible with 56-34 win over Kent State
Bryant Koback ran 17 times for 192 yards and two touchdowns on Thursday night, and Toledo became bowl eligible with a 56-34 win over Kent State.
AP Top 25
Dropped from rankings: Minnesota 18, Virginia 19, Purdue 22, Iowa State 23
Dropped from rankings: Minnesota 19, Purdue 20
Others receiving votes: Minnesota 82, Nebraska 75, Oregon 72, Colorado 29, Texas A&M 25, Fresno State 22, Purdue 19, West Virginia 14, TCU 12, Wyoming 11, Vanderbilt 9, Utah 7, UAB 3, Iowa State 3, Oklahoma 2, Boise State 1, Bowling Green 1, Southern Mississippi 1
NCAA College Football Power Rankings
Dropped from rankings: Western Carolina 19, Wofford 21, Hofstra 24
Others receiving votes: UC Davis 99, McNeese State 98, Stephen F Austin 85, Grambling State 71, Western Carolina 55, Portland State 52, Alabama State 48, Hofstra 44, Wofford 28, Lafayette 25, Princeton 23, Bethune-Cookman 19, Penn 16, Nicholls State 15, Brown 11, Chattanooga 11, Sam Houston State 9, Illinois State 8, Towson 7, Northeastern 5, Missouri State 3, The Citadel 2, Holy Cross 2, Eastern Kentucky 2, Western Illinois 1