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Kansas gives up 768 yards

• GEORGIA TECH 66, KANSAS 24: The Yellow Jackets piled up a school-record 768 yards -- including 604 on the ground, also a school mark -- in a rout of the Jayhawks on Saturday in Atlanta. Georgia Tech averaged 12.1 yards a carry, breaking the NCAA record of 11.9 yards set in 1973 by Alabama.

• MISSOURI 69, WESTERN ILLINOIS 0: Henry Josey rushed for three TDs and 263 yards and the host Tigers set a school record with 744 yards of offense and tied a school record for most points scored.

• VANDERBILT 30, MISSISSIPPI 7: Host Vanderbilt made James Franklin the first new Commodores coach to start 3-0 since World War II. Vanderbilt picked off five passes and for the third time this season ran back an interception for a TD.

• SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA 38, SYRACUSE 17: Matt Barkley passed for 324 yards and a school record-tying five TDs. Barkley completed 26 of 39 passes without being intercepted for the host Trojans.

• SAN DIEGO STATE 42, WASHINGTON STATE 24: Ronnie Hillman ran for 191 yards and four TDs to lead the host Aztecs to a 3-0 record for the first time in 30 years.

• HOUSTON 35, LOUISIANA TECH 34: Case Keenum (25-for-40, 351 yards, three TDs) led the visiting Cougars to 28 unanswered points. Houston trailed 34-7 near the end of the third quarter.

• WYOMING 28, BOWLING GREEN 27: Falcons kicker Kyle Burkhardt missed an extra point try with three seconds remaining, giving the visiting Cowboys their first 3-0 start since 1996.


SOUTH DAKOTA 48, NORTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE 10: Dante Warren passed for two long touchdowns and ran for another for the host Coyotes (2-1). South Dakota scored on its first five possessions en route to a 31-0 halftime lead.

• Cal Poly 48, South Dakota State 14: Thomas O'Brien completed 28 of 45 passes for 376 yards and two scores, but the Jackrabbits (1-2) had just 38 yards rushing.

notes Syracuse, Pitt apply to ACC

• The Atlantic Coast Conference has received application letters from Pittsburgh and Syracuse to join the league, a move that would leave the Big East scrambling to replace two of its longest tenured members. Late Saturday night league officials announced a Sunday morning teleconference but did not disclose the subject of the call.

• Oregon has received formal notice of the NCAA investigation into its program's use of recruiting services.