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South Carolina Shocks Tennessee 63-38
Tennessee's dream season turned into a nightmare in Columbia, South Carolina Saturday night as the Gamecocks derailed the Volunteers 63-38. South Carolina took a 7-0 lead and never looked back. All of the nation's title contenders struggled this past weekend. Georgia downed Kentucky 16-6, Ohio State rallied past Maryland 43-30, Michigan escaped Illinois 19-17 and TCU miraculously nipped Baylor 29-28. USC outlasted cross town rival UCLA 48-45 and Oregon held off Utah 20-17. Rivalry weekend is upon us. Projections will be posted Tuesday.
Upsets Dot The Landscape of Rivalry Weekend
It all started with the 24-22 Mississippi State upset of Ole Miss Thursday night and rolled all the way thru a 38-34 Oregon State stunner over Oregon Saturday. Rivalry weekend was a wild ride. South Carolina absolutely stunned the nation, dropping a top 10 opponent for the second week in a row with a 31-30 win over arch rival Clemson. Shane Beamer certainly has the Gamecock program headed in the right direction. The same can be said for Mike Norvell and Florida State as the Seminoles nipped Florida 45-38 to finish the regular season 9-3. North Carolina State edged North Carolina 30-27. Michigan ran away from Ohio State 45-23 in the second half. Nebraska shocked Iowa 24-17 handing the Big 10 West Division crown to Purdue, 30-16 winner over Indiana. USC is inching closer to a spot in the CFP. The Trojans downed Notre Dame 38-27 and still have the PAC 12 Championship to impress the committee. Texas A&M saved their best performance of the year to spoil LSU's title hopes. The Aggies beat the Tigers 38-23. Next week is Championship Weekend and the Top 4 teams in the CFP will be announced along with the Bowl Game participants next Sunday. Projections will be posted Tuesday.
Bulldogs Survive Gamecocks Upset Bid
South Carolina sailed to a 14-3 halftime lead behind a brilliant first half by Spencer Rattler, but the Dawg defense rose up in the second half and shut down the Gamecocks to come away with a 24-14 win, the 20th in a row for Georgia. Around the nation: Talk about upset bids, Boston College wins the weekend award for nearly taking down Florida State. The Seminoles survived 31-29. North Carolina posted an impressive 31-13 win over Minnesota. Iowa has found an offense to compliment their stingy defense. The Hawkeyes blasted Western Michigan 41-10. Missouri hosted old Big 8 rival Kansas State and sent the Wildcats packing with an SEC record 61 yard field goal as time ran out posting a 30-27 win. Texas struggled for 3 quarters with a very good Wyoming squad but came alive in the 4th quarter for a 31-10 victory. The win vaulted Texas to #1 in this weeks Billingsley Report. Brigham Young traveled to Hog country and snatched away a 38-31 win over Arkansas. Notre Dame moved to 4-0 on the season with a 41-17 blasting of Central Michigan. Sam Hartman really has the Irish offense humming. In the MWC Air Force and Fresno State remained unbeaten at 3-0 with big wins, 39-21 over Utah State and 29-0 over Arizona State respectively. The PAC 12 continues to shine with Washington, Utah, Oregon, Oregon State, UCLA, Washington State and Colorado all posting wins to remain undefeated. Tennessee just can't shake off Florida. The Volunteers traveled to the Swamp and were promptly swamped 29-16. This upcoming weeks projections should post Monday afternoon.