College Football: 5 Biggest Upsets From College Football’s Opening Weekend

South Alabama over Mississippi State 21-20

Badgers’ kicker Rafael Gaglianone kicked three field goals, including a 47-yarder with 3:57 left in the fourth quarter which proved to be the game winner.

1. Wisconsin over No. Harris threw two interceptions and couldn’t seem to put the Tigers in a position to win all game.

The South Alabama Jaguars were down 17-0 at halftime before scoring 21 points in the second half to shock the Bulldogs at home. was spectacular for the Cougars. Rosen threw three interceptions, including two by Aggies cornerback Justin Evans, in what was a forgettable start to his sophomore season.

Quarterback Trevor Knight, on the other hand, was spectacular for the Texas A&M Aggies in his debut. The Spiders rushed for 187 rushing yards and passed for 337 yards through the air. Running back Trayveon Williams led the way with 94 rushing yards for the Aggies.

The Houston Cougars and Greg Ward Jr. 3 Oklahoma 33-23

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Richmond even managed to accumulate more first downs with 24, the Cavaliers had 19. It was the first victory for the Spiders against the Cavaliers since 1946.

3. He threw for 321 passing yards and two passing touchdowns.

4. The Sooners were attempting to take the lead with the Cougars up 19-17 before things went south.

The Aggies started their 2016 in the win column with an upset victory over Josh Rosen and the UCLA Bruins. Last season, they upset the Louisville Cardinals, this season, the Oklahoma Sooners are their latest victims.

It was a wild opening weekend of College Football! Some teams saw their College Football Playoff chances put in jeopardy while others overcame impossible odds to win their season openers. 16 UCLA 31-24 in Overtime

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It was not a good day for quarterback Brandon Harris or the LSU offense. The Cougars defense forced two fumbles as well.

The Mississippi State Bulldogs were casualty number 1 in the SEC, dropping their season opener against FCS opponent South Alabama 21-20.

5. Their other score came on a pick six by cornerback Tre’Davious White.

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The Cavaliers were simply outplayed in Bronco Mendenhall’s debut. If you saw the vicious cheap shot by Josh Boutte, you saw just how frustrating of a day it was for the Tigers.

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The Aggies defense sacked Rosen fives time.

Brandon Wilson’s 109 yard kick six return was also a key turn of events. The game winning score came with 57 seconds left when Dallas Davis tossed a four yard strike to Gerald Everett in the back of the end zone.

Next: Texas A&M over UCLA

Richmond quarterback Kyle Lauletta led the way for the Spiders with 337 passing yards and three touchdowns. No. One things for sure: It was a rough Week 1 for the SEC.

Running back Leonard Fournette rushed for 138 yards but did not score a touchdown. The Cavaliers dropped their home opener 37-20 against FCS opponent Richmond Spiders.

2. The Spiders scored twice before the Cavaliers ran an offensive play from scrimmage, which proved doom in the long run.

. 5 LSU 16-14

The Spiders forced four turnovers in the game (3 fumbles and 1 interception) and came out the gates fast, jumping out to an early 13-0 lead.

The unranked Wisconsin Badgers upset the LSU Tigers and spoiled early Heisman hopes for the Leonard Fournette in the process.

The Aggies rushed for 203 yards and three touchdowns on the day. 15 Houston over No. The Cavaliers only managed 38 total rushing yards for the whole game and were outgained 524 to 302 total yards of offense.

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Things are off to a rocky start for the Virginia Cavaliers after opening weekend. Richmond over Virginia 37-20

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The Tigers dropped their first season opener since 2004.

The LSU Tigers only managed to score a touchdown on one offensive drive all game. are forreal. Knight, a graduate transfer from Oklahoma, threw one passing touchdown and ran for two touchdowns in the season opener.

The Bulldogs had a chance for a victory on a field goal attempt by kicker Westin Graves from 28 yards out. However, Graves put it off the upright with 9 seconds left.

The Cougars dominated the line of scrimmage all game, only allowing 70 rushing yards and sacking quarterback Baker Mayfield five times


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