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College Football Week 5 Scores and Results: Oct. 3

TEXAS, Sporting Alert – College Football Week 5 scores, results and box scores from Top 25 teams in action on Saturday. Some very interested scores this week.

NO. 2 MICHIGAN STATE 24, PERDUE 21

EAST LANSING, Mich. — LJ Scott ran for 146 yards and two first-quarter touchdowns, and No. 2 Michigan State held on in the second half to beat Purdue 24-21 at Spartan Stadium.

Scott scored 18 and 1-yard touchdowns to help the Spartans (5-0, 1-0 Big Ten) take a 21-0 lead at halftime, but played poorly in the second half and needed a solid defensive play late in the game to pull off the victory.

Connor Cook passed for 139 yards and a touchdown and ran for 48 more yards on his way to becoming the program’s career leader with his 28th victory as the starting quarterback, according to ESPN Stats and Info.

The senior moved past Kirk Cousins, who won 27 games.

R.J. Shelton also had one touchdown catch to help keep the second-ranked team in the country unbeaten.

David Blough was 15 of 31 for 136 yards and one touchdown and an interception, but threw an incomplete pass on fourth down late in the game, when the Boilermakers (1-4, 0-1) were attempting to either tie or win the game.

Markell Jones rushed 22 times for 157 yards and two touchdowns for Purdue.

NO. 4 TCU 50, TEXAS 7

FORT WORTH, Texas — Trevone Boykin threw five touchdown passes, including four to freshman KaVontae Turpin, and No. 4 TCU collected a one-sided 50-7 win over the struggling Texas Longhorns.

Boykin, who didn’t play in the fourth quarter  completed 20 of 35 passes for 332 yards and ran for another 52 yards for the Horned Frogs (5-0, 2-0 Big 12), who jumped out to an impressive 30-point first quarter lead and held Texas off the scoreboard until the fourth quarter.

Turpin took six catches for 138 yards, with senior wide receiver Josh Doctson, who broke TCU’s record for receiving touchdowns – taking seven catches for 129 yards and a pair of scores on the day.

NO. 15 OKLAHOMA 44, NO. 23 WEST VIRGINIA

NORMAN, Okla. – Baker Mayfield threw for 320 yards and three touchdowns, and No. 15 Oklahoma opened Big 12 play with a 44-24 win over No. 23 West Virginia.

Junior wide receiver Dede Westbrook caught five passes for 107 yards and Durron Neal finished with 87 yards and a score for the Sooners (4-0, 1-0 Big 12).

Sterling Shepard and Mark Andrews also caught touchdown passes, while Joe Mixon ran for a 35-yard score in the second quarter, which gave the hosts a 24-7 lead at the time.

Skyler Howard passed for 173 yards and a touchdown, but also threw three interceptions, sacked seven times and he lost two fumbles in the defeat for West Virginia (3-1, 0-1).

NO. 16 NORTHWESTERN 27, MINNESOTA 0

EVANSTON, Ill. – Clayton Thorson ran for two short touchdowns to help No. 16 Northwestern beat Minnesota, 27-0 to stay undefeated on the season.

Jack Mitchell also scored field goals from 25 and 23 yards, while Justin Jackson ran for 120 yards for the Wildcats (5-0, 1-0 Big Ten) which started its Big Ten conference schedule with a win.

Anthony Walker also returned a fumble for a 13-yard score, while Clayton Thorson completed 14 of 19 passes for 128 yards with no touchdowns and no interception.

Mitch Leidner went 10 of 21 for 72 yards for Minnesota (3-2) which was held to 173 total yards by a very impressive Northwestern defense in the defeat at Ryan Field.

NO. 22 MICHIGAN 28, MARYLAND 0

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – No. 22 Michigan eased to a 28-0 victory over Maryland on Saturday, with Jake Rudock passing for 180 yards and a touchdown and Drake Johnson and Jehu Chesson each running for a score.

Johnson also had a 31-yard touchdown catch in the win.

Senior linebacker Desmond Morgan had nine tackles and an interception for the Wolverines (4-1, 1-0 Big Ten), who collected its second straight shutout victory, following last week’s 31-0 win over the then-No. 22 BYU.

College Football Week 5 Scores and Box Scores
Saturday, October 3

NO. 2 MICHIGAN STATE 24, PERDUE 21
NO. 4 TCU 50, TEXAS 7
NO. 15 OKLAHOMA 44, NO. 23 WEST VIRGINIA
NO. 16 NORTHWESTERN 27, MINNESOTA 0
IOWA 10, NO. 19 WISCONSIN 6
NO. 22 MICHIGAN 28, MARYLAND 0

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