notable and unranked
Va. Tech gives Beamer one last bowl game
• VIRGINIA TECH 23, VIRGINIA 20: Joey Slye kicked a 41-yard field goal with 1:38 left for the visiting Hokies (6-6, 4-4 ACC), giving Frank Beamer one more game to coach before he ends his 29-year career at his alma mater. It will be the Hokies' 23rd consecutive season ending in a bowl game. With Beamer set to retire, there have been reports that Memphis coach Justin Fuente will replace him. Fuente and Tech's athletic director, Whit Babcock, said the reports are premature.
• SYRACUSE 20, BOSTON COLLEGE 17: Cole Murphy kicked a 35-yard field goal as time expired, giving the Orange a home win in Scott Shafer's final game as coach. Syracuse (4-8, 2-6 ACC) had lost eight straight games, leading up to Shafer's firing.
• GEORGIA 13, GEORGIA TECH 7: The Yellow Jackets (3-9) lost nine of their last 10 games to finish with their worst record since going 1-10 in 1994. They barely avoided the embarrassment of their first home shutout since a 7-0 loss to Georgia in 1957. The Bulldogs improved to 9-3.
• UTAH 20, COLORADO 14: The home win gave the Utes (9-3, 6-3) their best Pac-12 finish since joining the league in 2011.
• LOUISVILLE 38, KENTUCKY 24: The visiting Cardinals (7-5) erased a 24-7 halftime deficit with 31 unanswered points. It was their fifth straight win over the Wildcats (5-7). After replacing Kyle Bolin at quarterback, Louisville freshman Lamar Jackson rushed for 186 yards and two TDs and threw for 130 yards.
• WEST VIRGINIA 30, IOWA STATE 6: The Cyclones (3-9, 2-7 Big 12) went winless on the road for the first time since 2008. The game was the finale for Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads, who was fired last Sunday and bows out with a career record of 32-55. Mike Warren, the nation's top freshman rusher, finished the season with 1,339 yards for the Cyclones.
• KANSAS STATE 45, KANSAS 14: The host Jayhawks (0-12, 0-9 Big 12) went winless for the first time since 1954.
• Southern Miss 58, Louisiana Tech 24: Visiting Southern Mississippi (9-3, 7-1) clinched the Conference USA West Division title with its sixth straight win.
• WYOMING 35, UNLV 28: Brian Hill rushed for 232 yards and a touchdown, setting a school record for rushing yards in a season (1,631), and the host Cowboys (2-10, 2-6 Mountain West) avoided setting a school record for losses in the season.
• TULANE COACH FIRED: Tulane fired coach Curtis Johnson after a 3-9 season.
• Paxton Lynch, QB, Memphis: Tied an FBS record with seven TD passes in a half in a 63-0 win over SMU. Lynch hit seven different receivers on his scoring passes. He has a school-record 28 TD passes for the season.