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(All times Eastern. Rankings are College Football Playoff rankings.)

[Can your team make the College Football Playoff?]


No. 4 Notre Dame 19, Boston College 16    Stats
No. 10 Baylor 45, No. 6 Oklahoma St. 35    Stats
No. 7 Oklahoma 30, No. 18 TCU 23    Stats
No. 16 Navy 44, Tulsa 21    Stats
Mississippi State 51, Arkansas 50    Stats
Tennessee 19, Missouri 8    Stats
Texas A&M 25, Vanderbilt 0    Stats
Washington 52, Oregon State 7    Stats
Georgia 23, Ga. Southern 17 (OT)    Stats
Kentucky 58, Charlotte 10    Stats
No. 11 Stanford 35, California 22    Stats
San Diego State at UNLV    Stats
Colorado at Washington State    Stats

[Feinstein: Navy’s Niumatalolo is the most underrated coach in college football]

No. 10 Baylor sent out its third-string quarterback in the second half against undefeated Oklahoma State, and the third-year sophomore thrived. Chris Johnson led the Bears to a 45-35 victory over No. 6 Cowboys, passing for two touchdowns on the only two possessions he had quarterbacked this season. Oklahoma State fell to 10-1 and likely out of playoff conversation, while Baylor revived its own hopes being selected by the College Football Playoff committee. …

TCU scored 16 fourth-quarter points and the Frogs defense shutout the No. 7 Sooners in the final frame. Unfortunately, they’d already given up 30 points and as a result fell a point shy of tying the game and remaining among the ranks of one-loss teams.

[Playoff rankings could send Oklahoma into a state of anxiety]


No. 1 Clemson 33, Wake Forest 13    Stats
No. 2 Alabama 56, Charleston Southern 6    Stats
No. 9 Michigan St. 17, No. 3 Ohio St. 14    Stats
UCLA 17, No. 13 Utah 9    Stats
No. 14 Florida State 52, Chattanooga 13    Stats
No. 22 Ole Miss 38, No. 15 LSU 17    Stats
Connecticut 20, No. 19 Houston 17    Stats
No. 20 N’western 13, No. 25 Wisconsin 7    Stats
No. 23 Oregon 48, No. 24 Southern Cal 28    Stats
Virginia 42, Duke 34    Stats
Arizona State 52, Arizona 37    Stats
Pittsburgh 45, Louisville 34    Stats
Auburn 56, Idaho 34    Stats

The day’s big tremor as it applies to the playoff race is from Michigan State’s defeat of defending champion Ohio State. It certainly inspired the day’s best celebration, by Spartans kicker Michael Gieger. It triggered a potentially huge aftershock when Buckeyes running back Ezekiel Elliott ripped his coaching staff’s play-calling and said, “There’s no chance I’m coming back next year.” And it might set off a smaller tremor registering at the wine store where LeBron James will have to settle his bet with Draymond Green. …

It appears LSU Coach Les Miles really is on the hot seat because the Tigers have lost two games in a row. That is some #SECSpeed right there. So watch out now that has lost to Ole Miss. …

[Week 12 kickoff: Can LSU do better than Les Miles?]

Who’s a winner? Clemson offensive lineman Daniel Stone is a winner.


No. 5 Iowa 40, Purdue 20    Stats
No. 8 Florida 20, Fla. Atlantic 14 (OT)    Stats
No. 12 Michigan 28, Penn State 16    Stats
No. 17 North Carolina 30, Va. Tech 27 (OT)    StoryStats
Temple 31, No. 21 Memphis 12    Stats
Indiana 47, Maryland 28    StoryStats
West Virginia 49, Kansas 0    Stats
Minnesota 32, Illinois 23    Stats
The Citadel 23, South Carolina 22    Stats
Rutgers 31, Army 21    Stats
Kansas State 38, Iowa State 35    Stats
N.C. State 42, Syracuse 29    Stats

Blacksburg, Va., was an irony-free zone for Coach Frank Beamer’s final home game, even with a heartbreaker of a loss to North Carolina. Check out the numerous sweet pregame tributes. … Less sweet during the game was the Hokies’ Dadi Nicholas, fuming over a penalty call, smacking referee Ron Cherry on the arm. (Coincidentally, you might remember Cherry from his famous “giving him the business!” penalty call.) …

The SEC’s November coffer-and-schedule-filling dates against presumed patsies didn’t go so well, as Florida barely surivived 2-8 Florida Atlantic and South Carolina’s desultory season got worse with a loss to The Citadel. …

A report out of Texas says that Longhorns Coach Charlie Strong has no interest in leaving for the opening at Miami. …

And a little snow isn’t a problem in the Big Ten:


South Florida 65, Cincinnati 27    Stats
Air Force 37, Boise State 30    Stats

What is going on in South Florida? After opening 1-3 with a loss to Maryland, the Bulls are 7-4 overall, 5-2 in conference and still alive in the race for the AAC East title. They scored a school-record 51 points in the first half against the overwhelmed Bearcats (6-5, 3-4), and have totaled 109 points in the past two weeks, including a rout of then-No. 21 Temple. … The same question — only with a frustrated tone — could be asked in Boise, where the Broncos (7-4, 4-3 Mountain West) have lost consecutive home games for the first time since 1997. Against the Falcons (8-3, 6-1), they allowed 607 yards, including 279 through the air, the most passing yards by Air Force in a game since Dee Dowis had 306 against Notre Dame in 1989.


East Carolina 44, UCF 7    Stats
Texas State 16, La.-Monroe 3    Stats

Hopefully you turned off your television or cleared out your DVR or something.