Top Three Ranked College Football Teams LSU, Alabama, Oklahoma Win

Louisiana State University, University of Alabama and the University of Oklahoma, the top three ranked college football teams, defeated their opponents in yesterday’s games.

Top-ranked LSU remained undefeated in six games with its 41-11 win over the University of Florida (4-2), Alabama shut out Vanderbilt University 34-0 in its sixth straight win and Oklahoma routed the University of Texas 55-17 to improve its record to 5-0.

At Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Spencer Ware carried 24 times for 109 yards and two touchdowns, while Drew Alleman added two field goals for LSU. Rueben Randle caught a 46-yard pass from Jarrett Lee as the Tigers took a 24-3 halftime advantage.

Jacoby Brissett threw a 65-yard pass to Andre Debose in the third quarter for the 17th-ranked Gators’ only touchdown. LSU’s Mitch Joseph scored on a 2-yard pass from Jordan Jefferson and Alfred Blue added a touchdown on a 2-yard run in the fourth quarter.

At Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, A.J. McCarron threw for four touchdowns to give the No. 2 Crimson Tide the win. McCarron completed 23 of 30 passing attempts for 237 yards.

Trent Richardson added a fifth score for Alabama with a one-yard plunge.

At the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Landry Jones connected twice with Kenny Stills and once with Ryan Broyles as the No. 3 Sooners defeated 11th-ranked Texas. Demontre Hurst scored on a 55-yard interception and Michael Hunnicutt started the game with back-to-back field goals.

Foswhitt Whittaker scored on a 100-yard kickoff return for the Longhorns who fell to 4-1.

Among the top 10 schools playing yesterday, No. 6 Oklahoma State University defeated the University of Kansas 70-28; seventh-ranked Stanford University beat Colorado 48-7; and No. 8 Clemson University topped Boston College 36-14.

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