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WEEK 14 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 54 FLORIDA GATORS 16 Saturday, December 3 4PM, Atlanta The Alabama Crimson Tide stormed the Florida Gators, gaining the 2016 Southeastern Conference championship heading into playoffs. ALABAMA STATS Jalen Hurts, QB: 11/20 passing for 138 yards, one TD; Bo Scarbrough, RB: 11 rushes for 91 yards, two TDs; Joshua Jacobs, RB: six rushes for 35 yards, one TD; Derrick Gore, RB: four rushes for 21 yards, one TD; Reuben Foster, LB: 11 tackles (2.5 for loss), two sacks FLORIDA STATS Austin Appleby, QB: 26/39 passing for 261 yards, two TD, three INTs; DeAndre Goolsby, TE: seven catches, 91 yards, one TD; Antonio Callaway, WR: four catches, 63 yards, one TD; Chauncey Gardner, DB: nine tackles (0.5 for loss), one pass break-up PENN STATE NITTANY LIONS 38 WISCONSIN BADGERS 31 Saturday, December 3 8PM, Indianapolis, Ind. Wisconsin falls as the Nittany Lions stun the crowd with a turnaround score, grabbing the Big Ten championship game win. PENN STATE STATS Trace McSorley, QB: 22/31 passing for 384 yards, four TDs; Saquon Barkley, RB: 19 rushes for 83 yards, one TD; two catches, 20 yards, one TD; Saeed Blacknall, WR: six catches, 155 yards, two TDs; Mike Gesicki, TE: three catches, 58 yards, one TD WISCONSIN STATS Bart Houston, QB: 16/21 passing for 174 yards; Corey Clement, RB: 21 rushes for 164 yards, one TD; Dare Ogunbowale, RB: six catches for 26 yards, one TD; Austin Ramesh, FB: one rush, one yard, one TD SAN DIEGO STATE AZTECS 27 WYOMING COWBOYS 24 Saturday, December 3 7:45PM, Laramie, Wyo. San Diego State closes in on a Mountain West championship game win against the Cowboys, celebrating into the playoffs with a conference title. SAN DIEGO STATE STATS Christian Chapman, QB: 6/13 passing for 85 yards, one INT; Rashaad Penny, 16 rushes for 117 yards, two TDs; Donnel Pumphrey, RB: 25 rushes for 110 yards, one TD; Sergio Phillips, DL: 10 tackles (1.0 for loss), one sack, one pass break-up WYOMING STATS Josh Allen, QB: 14/31 passing for 248 yards, three TDs, two INTs; Tanner Gentry, WR: three catches, 81 yards, one TD; C.J. Johnson, WR: three catches, 53 yards, one TD WESTERN MICHIGAN BRONCOS 29 OHIO BOBCATS 23 Friday, December 2 7PM, Detroit The Broncos are galloping into the playoffs with a MAC championship game win after a close game against the Ohio Bobcats. WESTERN MICHIGAN STATS Zach Terrell, QB: 19/31 passing for 290 yards, two TDs, two INTs; Corey Davis, WR: eight catches, 144 yards, one TD; Carrington Thompson, WR: six catches, 72 yards, one TD; Robert Spillane, LB: seven tackles (0.5 for loss), one QB hurry OHIO STATS Greg Windham, QB: 14/30 passing for 214 yards, three TDs, one INT; Papi White, RB: two catches, 98 yards, one TD; Jordan Reid, WR: three catches, 52 yards, two TDs; Toran Davis, S: 11 tackles (1.0 for loss) TOP PERFORMERS Butch Hampton, K, Western Michigan 5/5 fi eld goals, 17 points Western Michigan takes the MAC title against Ohio (29-23). Anthony Wales, RB, Western Kentucky 36 rushes for 209 yards, four TDs; fi ve catches for 53 yards, one TD Western Kentucky takes the Dynacraft title against Louisiana Tech (58-44). Baker Mayfi eld, QB, Oklahoma Sooners 13/19 passing for 288 yards, three TDs Oklahoma takes the fi nal conference win against Oklahoma State (38-20). Lavon Coleman, RB, Washington 18 catches for 101 yards, one TD Washington trumps Colorado taking the PAC-12 title (41-10). Phillip Walker, QB, Temple 16/25 passing for 199 yards, two TDs Temple grabs the American title from Navy (34-10). TOP 25 TEAMS 1. Alabama Crimson Tide (13-0) 2. Clemson Tigers (12-1) 3. Ohio State Buckeyes (11-1) 4. Washington Huskies (12-1) 5. Penn State Nittany Lions (11-2) 6. Michigan Wolverines (10-2) 7. Oklahoma Sooners (10-2) 8. Wisconsin Badgers (10-3) 9. USC Trojans (9-3) 10. Colorado Buffaloes (10-3) 11. Florida State Seminoles (9-3) 12. Oklahoma State Cowboys (9-3) 13. Louisville Cardinals (9-3) 14. Auburn Tigers (8-4) 15. Western Michigan Broncos (13-0) 16. West Virginia Mountaineers (10-2) 17. Florida Gators (8-4) 18. Stanford Cardinal (9-3) 19. Utah Utes (8-4) 20. LSU Tigers (7-4) 21. Tennessee Volunteers (8-4) 22. Virginia Tech Hokies (9-4) 23. Pittsburgh Panthers (8-4) 24. Temple Owls (10-3) 25. Navy Midshipmen (9-3) SEC CHAMPIONSHIP BIG TEN CHAMPIONSHIP SEC CHAMPIONSHIP COURTESY OF ALABAMA ATHLETICS. BIG TEN CHAMPIONSHIP PHOTO COURTESY OF PENN STATE ATHLETICS. ALL GAME TIMES ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME.


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