Top performances

September 27, 1998

Passing

Michael Bishop, Kansas State

23-for-40, 441 yards, 4 TDs

He also set a school record for total offense (475 yards) in a 62-7 rout of Northeast Louisiana.

Chris Boden, Villanova

25-for-37, 276 yards, 5 TDs

He helped keep the Wildcats perfect (3-0) in the Atlantic 10 by beating back W&M, 45-28.

Tim Couch, Kentucky

40-for-61, 406 yards, 3 TDs

Going against the nation's fourth-best pass defense in Florida, he set the school career record for passing yards.

Daunte Culpepper, C. Florida

23-for-32, 320 yards, 4 TDs

Heisman Trophy hopeful also caught a pass for 21 yards to lead team over Bowling Gree, 38-31.

Chris Redman, Louisville

31-for-47, 363 yards, 5 TDs

School-record number of scoring passes helped Cardinals hand first loss to Boston College, 52-28.

Rushing

Reuben Droughns, Oregon

22 carries, 214 yards, 3 TDs

First in school history to rush for 200 yards twice in a season.

Travis Prentice, Miami (Ohio)

37 carries, 227 yards, 3 TDs

Powered team to first home win over Toledo since 1986.

Ricky Williams, Texas

30 carries, 318 yards, 6 TDs

Also had four catches for 32 yards in 59-21 defeat of Rice.

Receiving

Chris Cole, Texas A&M

6 catches, 174 yards, 3 TDs

His 60-yard catch highlighted school's 4th-best receiving game.

Peter Warrick, Florida State

6 catches, 112 yards, 1 TD

Also had 19 yards rushing and a 14-yard pass completion in turning back USC, 30-10.

Pub Date: 9/27/98

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