Week 13 of the college football season continues following an incredible matchup between rivals No. 2 Ohio State and No. 3 Michigan at in Columbus, Ohio, where the Wolverines secured a 45-23 win over the Buckeyes.
Currently, we’ve got two in-state showdowns under way as No. 9 Oregon takes on No. 21 Oregon State and No. 7 Alabama looks to keep their College Football Playoff hopes alive as they take on rival Auburn in the highly anticipated Iron Bowl. Elsewhere, No. 11 Penn State is playing host to Michigan State in a Big Ten clash.
Later, No. 15 Notre Dame is on the road to take on No. 6 USC (7:30 p.m. ET), followed by No. 12 Kansas State playing host to in-state rival Kansas to close things out on FOX (8 p.m. ET).
Here are our live updates!
No. 9 Oregon at No. 21 Oregon State
Oregon State began the game with a field goal, but it didn’t take long for the Ducks to strike. Oregon QB Bo Nix threw a deep pass to Chase Cota, who made a Superman-like catch for a 44-yard score.
Beavers bounce back
Oregon State jumped out to a 10-7 lead when quarterback Ben Gulbranson scored on a sneak.
Nix connected with wideout Troy Franklin for 9-yard touchdown to put Oregon on top, 14-10, at the break.
Oregon continued to heat up in the second half. Jordan James punched in a short scamper early in the third quarter after a costly Oregon State turnover.
Then, Noah Whittington put the Ducks up 28-10 with a 5-yard score on Oregon’s following possession.
Auburn at No. 7 Alabama
Auburn strikes first
The Tigers struck first in this classic rivalry matchup. Robby Ashford took the snap and turned on the jets, cruising 24 yards into the end zone for the score and the lead, 7-0.
Bryce Young brought the Crimson Tide right back, scrambling for a 5-yard score to tie the game.
Then, Young struck again, tossing a 10-yard touchdown to Jase McClellan to put Alabama up 14-7 as the first quarter came to a close.
After a costly Auburn fumble, Alabama’s offense went 52 yards in four plays to score again, this time on a 5-yard run courtesy of Roydell Willams. Just like that, the Tide opened the second quarter with a 21-7 lead.
The Tigers marched back down the field to cut into Alabama’s lead when Ashford hit Ja’Varrius Johnson on a pretty pass for a 20-yard score, closing the gap slightly.
All gas, no brakes
The Tide answered back with its fourth first-half touchdown when Ja’Corey Brooks broke off for 32 yards.
For good measure
Ahead of halftime, Young found Treashon Holden for a 27-yard score to extend Alabama’s lead, 35-14.
Michigan State at No. 11 Penn State
Penn State QB Sean Clifford marched the Nittany Lions 90 yards in 11 plays to open the scoring, capping the drive with an 11-yard touchdown pass to Theo Johnson.
Penn State’s Sean Clifford hits Theo Johnson for 11-yard TD
Sean Clifford hits tight end Theo Johnson for the 11-yard touchdown pass to give Penn State a 7-0 lead over Michigan State.
Penn State added its second first-half score on a smooth double-pass play from Clifford to receiver KeAndre Lambert-Smith, who then hit Johnson for a 48-yard touchdown to close out first second quarter.
Keandre Lambert-Smith hits Theo Johnson on the trick play
Penn State’s Keandre Lambert-Smith throws it to tight end Theo Johnson on the trick play for the touchdown to take a 14-0 lead over Michigan State.
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No. 15 Notre Dame at No. 6 USC (7:30 p.m. ET)
Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Kansas at No. 12 Kansas State (8 p.m. ET, FOX)
Kansas State Wildcats
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