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

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

The Aggies defense sacked Rosen fives time.

Richmond quarterback Kyle Lauletta led the way for the Spiders with 337 passing yards and three touchdowns. 16 UCLA 31-24 in Overtime

. Rosen threw three interceptions, including two by Aggies cornerback Justin Evans, in what was a forgettable start to his sophomore season.

The LSU Tigers only managed to score a touchdown on one offensive drive all game. The Sooners were attempting to take the lead with the Cougars up 19-17 before things went south.

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It was not a good day for quarterback Brandon Harris or the LSU offense. The Cavaliers only managed 38 total rushing yards for the whole game and were outgained 524 to 302 total yards of offense.

2. Texas A&M over No. 15 Houston over No. South Alabama over Mississippi State 21-20

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Brandon Wilson’s 109 yard kick six return was also a key turn of events. He threw for 321 passing yards and two passing touchdowns.

The Houston Cougars and Greg Ward Jr. was spectacular for the Cougars.

Next: Texas A&M over UCLA

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4. Knight, a graduate transfer from Oklahoma, threw one passing touchdown and ran for two touchdowns in the season opener.

The Aggies rushed for 203 yards and three touchdowns on the day. 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.

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. Harris threw two interceptions and couldn’t seem to put the Tigers in a position to win all game.

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.

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The Bulldogs had a chance for a victory on a field goal attempt by kicker Westin Graves from 28 yards out. Their other score came on a pick six by cornerback Tre’Davious White.

Next: South Alabama over Mississippi State

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.

The Cougars dominated the line of scrimmage all game, only allowing 70 rushing yards and sacking quarterback Baker Mayfield five times. The Cougars defense forced two fumbles as well.

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The Cavaliers were simply outplayed in Bronco Mendenhall’s debut. 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.

Richmond even managed to accumulate more first downs with 24, the Cavaliers had 19. Running back Trayveon Williams led the way with 94 rushing yards for the Aggies.

1. 5 LSU 16-14

The South Alabama Jaguars were down 17-0 at halftime before scoring 21 points in the second half to shock the Bulldogs at home. The Spiders scored twice before the Cavaliers ran an offensive play from scrimmage, which proved doom in the long run.

The Tigers dropped their first season opener since 2004.

5. Last season, they upset the Louisville Cardinals, this season, the Oklahoma Sooners are their latest victims.

Next: Wisconsin over LSU

Quarterback Trevor Knight, on the other hand, was spectacular for the Texas A&M Aggies in his debut. Richmond over Virginia 37-20

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

3. The Spiders rushed for 187 rushing yards and passed for 337 yards through the air. If you saw the vicious cheap shot by Josh Boutte, you saw just how frustrating of a day it was for the Tigers.

The Aggies started their 2016 in the win column with an upset victory over Josh Rosen and the UCLA Bruins. It was the first victory for the Spiders against the Cavaliers since 1946.

Next: Houston over Oklahoma

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Bo Jackson (Auburn): Bo Jackson won the Heisman trophy in 1985 and he was the consensus All American in 1983 and again in 1985. He also had 49 rushing touchdowns. He played wide receiver and quarterback on occasion. Bo knows best.

2. Also, tell me who you think the number 1 player in college football history is.

1. In the 80s John Elway was a household name. Red passed for 575 yards and tossed three touch downs.

6. He won the Holiday Bowl and had nice stats including: 3,556 rushing yards, 47 TD’s and over 1,400 yards from punt and kick returns. Tim Tebow was one of my favorite college players to watch play. Barry Sanders (Oklahoma State): He easily won the Heisman trophy in 1986 while rushing for 2,628 yards. He was a half back, defensive back, kicker and punter. He passed the football for a very high 77 touchdowns and his yards for his four year career were outstanding with 9,349 passing yards. In 1923, he won, The Helms Athletic Foundation Championship. Herschel Walker (Georgia): Walker had statistics that can not be denied when he was the half back for the Georgia Bulldogs.

7. He led his team to National Championships in 2006 and 2008. Doak Walker (Southern Methodist University): In 1948, as a Junior he won the Heisman trophy and was a three time All America which is outstanding. Jackson had 43 rushing touchdowns and 4,303 total rushing yards in his four year college stint. He won the Heisman trophy in 1982 and he helped to defeat Notre Dame to win the Sugar Bowl. Bo Jackson was fortunate to be a part of the winning Auburn Tigers for the Sugar Bowl and the Liberty Bowl and was the MVP of both football contests. Jim Thorpe (Carlisle Indian): In 1911 and 1912 he was an All American and he led his team to a National Championship in 1912. He helped Michigan go undefeated and win the National Championship He was a true defensive talent that helped him get 18 interceptions, 395 yards receiving and even two rushing scores. He could do amazing thing when he touched a football.. John Elway (Stanford): He was an All American in 1982, and finished second in the running for The Heisman Trophy voting that same year. I really enjoyed watching Woodson go on to play for the Oakland Raiders. He was a corner back, kick returner and a wide receiver. What a player he was nominated three times for the Heisman winning it once in 2007. That is to say he played offense and defense. Grange had 2,071 rushing yards and over 900 yards from punt and kick off returns. Thorpe had over three thousand yards on the ground, 330 passing yards and over 700 yards in kick off and punt returns.

3. He rushed for 5, 259 yards in his three year NCAA playing days. He could run, jump, slide and score like no other quarterback could.

8. Look at these numbers. Walker was a legend in his own time, he was another great and entertaining player. He was a corner back and knocked downed lots of football passes and made lots of interceptions as well.

4. Walker had over 2,000 rushing and receiving total yards, 14 passing touchdowns and over 1,600 total pass yards.

Please feel free to leave comments in the comments box at the bottom of this page because I love reading others’ opinions. Barry Sanders went on to play for the Detroit Lions as a running back and although he never won a Superbowl, he is widely considered one of the top running backs in Detroit Lions history.

5. He has played all over the field including running back, punt returner and even quarterback. When he touched the ball you knew great things were going to happen.

10. He won the Maxwell Award and he played lots of positions which is amazing. Tim Tebow (Florida): The Florida Gators star quarterback has amazing statistics. Archie Griffin (Ohio State): Griffin had a banner Junior year rushing for 1,695 yards and scored a total of 12 touch downs in 1974. 88 passing touchdowns, 57 rushing touchdowns and 9, 285 passing yards to go along with 2,947 rushing yards. He is the only Two time Heisman trophy recipient and had some nice stats including 25 rushing scores and over five thousand career rushing yards.

9. Red Grange (Illinois): Grange won All American honors three years in a row. You must have respect because Bo knows multiple sport success. Charles Woodson (Michigan): In 1997 Woodson won the Heisman trophy playing Iron man for the Wolverines