Saturday notebook

College notebook

October 16, 2005


Texas Tech's Taurean Henderson became the NCAA leader in receptions by a running back early in the 13th-ranked Red Raiders' 59-20 win over Kansas State. He made 10 catches to bring his career total to 272. Two of his catches were for touchdowns, and he rushed for three more scores. The previous record-holder, Mark Templeton, caught 262 passes for Long Beach State from 1984-87.


Pittsburgh beat South Florida, 31-17, to win consecutive games for the first time under coach Dave Wannstedt. ... No. 2 Texas won its 13th game in a row, beating No. 24 Colorado, 42-17. ... Rice lost its 11th straight, falling to Tulsa, 41-21.


Despite not crossing midfield for the first 55 minutes, No. 15 Ohio State rallied from a 17-7 deficit and beat No. 16 Michigan State, 35-24. The Spartans finished with 27 first downs and 456 total yards, but managed just four first downs and 70 yards in the fourth quarter. ... Boston College fell behind 17-0 early to Wake Forest and trailed 30-21 with 3:24 to play, but scored twice under backup quarterback Matt Ryan, who made a 26-yard touchdown throw to Kevin Challenger with 1:18 left for a 35-30 win. ... West Virginia rallied from a 24-7 deficit to force overtime, then beat No. 19 Louisville 46-44 in triple overtime.


No. 10 Louisiana State ended a three-game home losing streak to No. 11 Florida with a 21-17 victory. Joseph Addai ran for a career-high 152 yards and a touchdown and JaMarcus Russell threw two touchdowns for the Tigers. ... California's 10-game home winning streak came to an end when Oregon State beat the No. 18 Golden Bears, 23-20. ... Penn State had won eight in a row before falling to Michigan, 27-25.



Reggie Bush, USC RB:15 carries, 160 yards, 3 TDs.


Chris Leak, Florida QB:11-for-30 for 108 yards.

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