Temple running back Paul Palmer, from Churchill High in Potomac, gained 281 yards and set four school rushing records in a 45-16 victory over William & Mary. Palmer has 1,247 yards rushing this season in seven games, leading the nation.

Auburn tailback Bo Jackson (242 yards, 1,233 for the year) led the 17-14 victory over Georgia Tech with a game-winning 76-yard run and set the school's career rushing record.

California trailed, 24-0, at the quarter but turned to reserve Brian Bedford to lead a 27-24 victory over Oregon.

Miami's Vinny Testaverde passed for 270 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another in the 27-14 upset of Oklahoma.

Nebraska kicker Dale Klein, a sophomore walk-on, made a record seven of seven field goals in the 28-20 win at Missouri. DOWNS

Vanderbilt missed an upset when kicker Alan Herline missed a44-yard place kick with the clock running out in a 13-13 tie with Georgia.

Washington, a preseason pick by some as the best in the nation, had beaten Oregon State 11 straight times and was favored by 37 points. The Huskies had a punt blocked in the final two minutes and lost, 21-20.

Syracuse led, 20-17, with 10 minutes to play. Then one of the Orangemen's three fumbles let unbeaten Penn State come back and win, 24-20.

Morgan State, with a 52-8 loss to Towson State, has the longest losing streak in the nation, 18. Columbia's 28-12 loss to Yale was the Lions' 16th straight. Rutgers, after a promising early-season tie at unbeaten Florida, dropped to 0-5-1 with a 38-10 loss to Pitt.