Football Recaps - September 21
Sept. 21, 2013
Wisconsin 41, Purdue 10: Melvin Gordon ran for three touchdowns, James White added 145 yards and a 70-yard score, and No. 24 Wisconsin opened Big Ten play with a 41-10 win Saturday over Purdue.
Iowa 59, Western Michigan 3: Kevonte Martin-Manley returned back-to-back punts for touchdowns; B.J. Lowery returned a pair of interceptions for TDs and Iowa rolled past Western Michigan 59-3 on Saturday.
Ohio State 76, Florida A&M 0: Kenny Guiton again starred in place of the injured Braxton Miller, setting a school record with six touchdown passes - all in the first half - to lead No. 4 Ohio State to a 76-0 victory against Florida A&M on Saturday.
Minnesota 43, San Jose State 24: Quarterback Mitch Leidner rushed for 151 yards and four touchdowns to lift Minnesota to a 43-24 victory over San Jose State on Saturday.
Northwestern 35, Maine 21: Linebacker Damien Proby and defensive end Dean Lowry each had an interception return for a touchdown to lead No. 18 Northwestern to a 35-21 win over Maine on Saturday.
Nebraska 59, South Dakota State 20: Tommy Armstrong Jr. and Ron Kellogg III combined to pass for 305 yards, Ameer Abdullah ran for a career-high 139 yards and Nebraska shook off South Dakota State in the second quarter in a 59-20 victory Saturday.
Penn State 34, Kent State 0: Running back Zack Zwinak scored three times for the second consecutive week in leading Penn State to a 34-0 win over Kent State on Saturday.
Michigan 24, Wisconsin 21: Fitz Toussaint rushed for 121 yards and two touchdowns as Michigan fended off an upset bid by the University of Connecticut.
Notre Dame 17, Michigan State 13: Cam McDaniel scored on a 7-yard run following a questionable pass interference call, one of several penalties that hurt Michigan State, as Notre Dame beat the Spartans 17-13 Saturday for their 10th straight home win.
Missouri 45, Indiana 28: James Franklin threw for 340 yards and two touchdowns to lead Missouri to a 45-28 win over Indiana on Saturday night in Bloomington.