Notre Dame rallied from a 21-3 deficit but failed on a two-point conversion in the final second that would have forced overtime at No. 12 Clemson. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

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Thursday | Friday | Saturday early shift | Saturday swing shift | Saturday night shift 

SATURDAY NIGHT SHIFT

Game
No. 3 Ole Miss at No. 25 Florida Stats
No. 6 Notre Dame at No. 12 Clemson Stats
Arizona State at No. 7 UCLA Stats
Eastern Michigan at No. 9 LSU Stats
No. 21 Miss. St. at No. 14 Texas A&M Stats
Arkansas at Tennessee Stats
Vanderbilt at Middle Tennessee Stats
Eastern Kentucky at Kentucky Stats
Oregon at Colorado Stats
Hawaii at Boise State Stats
Arizona at No. 18 Stanford Stats
Fresno State at San Diego State Stats

Florida drilled third-ranked Ole Miss, 38-10. … In Coach Dan Mullen’s first six years at Mississippi State, here’s how the Bulldogs finished in the national rushing rankings: 23rd, 43rd, 84th, 38th, 16th, 9th. Here’s where they rank right now: 99th, at 144.8 yards per game. But that’s maybe because QB Dak Prescott hasn’t thrown an interception in 191 attempts, the longest streak in the nation, so roll with what’s good, I guess. Anyway, Mississippi State visits Texas A&M. … Notre Dame fell at 12th-ranked Clemson, 24-22. Coach Brian Kelly has just two road wins over top-12 ranked teams while at Notre Dame, and both came in the 2012 BCS title game season.

SATURDAY SWING SHIFT

Game
No. 1 Ohio State 34, Indiana 27    Stats
No. 5 Baylor 63, Texas Tech 35    Stats
No. 11 Fla. St. 24, Wake Forest 16    Stats
No. 13 Alabama 38, No. 8 U-Ga. 10    Stats
No. 20 Oklahoma St. 36, K-State 34    Stats
No. 24 Cal 34, Washington St. 28    Stats
Navy 33, Air Force 11    StoryStats
Duke 9, Boston College 7    Stats
N. Carolina 38, Georgia Tech 31    Stats
Illinois 14, Nebraska 13    Stats
Auburn 35, San Jose State 21    Stats

Georgia and Alabama got feisty before their showdown even began, but the Bulldogs appear to have had the fight taken out of them rather quickly. … And they’re off in Arlington, Tex.! While Texas Tech is taking its lumps against Baylor, at least the Raiders got one Twitter-shaking hit on the Bears’ massive defensive end, Shawn Oakman.

[Navy gets payback vs. Air Force, improves to 4-0]

SATURDAY EARLY SHIFT

Game
No. 2 Michigan State 24, Purdue 21    Stats
No. 4 TCU 50, Texas 7    Stats
No. 15 Okla. 44, No. 23 WVU 24    Stats
No. 16 Northwestern 27, Minn. 0    Stats
Iowa 10, No. 19 Wisconsin 6    Stats
No. 22 Michigan 28, Maryland 0    StoryStats
Pittsburgh 17, Virginia Tech 13    Stats
Missouri 24, South Carolina 10    Stats
Iowa State 38, Kansas 13    Stats
Penn State 20, Army 14    Stats
Houston 38, Tulsa 24    Stats
Louisville 20, N.C. State 13    Stats

[‘College Gameday’ sign roundup]

TCU Coach Gary Patterson made it clear before today’s game that he wasn’t too concerned about Texas’s offense. That quickly segued to an awful first quarter for the Longhorns, and some weird tweets from Texas teams. … Who knew the kick holder for Iowa State could have so much swag? … Speaking of swag (or maybe not), the red-hot Northwestern Wildcats are really taking their dance routines to strange new places. … Thanks in part to Maryland’s continued woes at quarterback, Michigan’s defense was again suffocating in a 28-0 win in College Park. The Wolverines have allowed a total of 210 yards in their past two games, both shutouts. And then there’s this:

FRIDAY

Game
Memphis 24, South Florida 17    Stats
Temple 37, Charlotte 3    Stats
BYU 30, Connecticut 13    Stats

Take a bow, Memphis and Temple! The Tigers extended the nation’s second-longest active winning streak to 12 games and improved to 5-0 for the first time since 1961. Now they have a week off to prepare for an honest-to-God big game: No. 3 Ole Miss will visit the Tigers’ place on Oct. 17. …. The Owls, meanwhile, is 4-0 for the first time since 1974. Even more striking, the Owls have won three consecutive road games for the first time in program history.

THURSDAY

Game
Cincinnati 34, Miami 23    Stats

Bearcats quarterback Hayden Moore, who came off the bench to pass for a school-record 557 yards in a last-minute loss to Memphis last week, has created a competition for the starting spot once incumbent Gunner Kiel returns from a neck injury. Moore helped the Bearcats (3-2) end a 10-game losing streak against the Hurricanes (3-1) by completing 22 of 33 passes for 279 yards with two touchdowns and an interception.