Week 12 of the 2017 may not have been the best on paper, but there was still plenty of action to be found throughout the day on Saturday. Even as most of the top teams in the nation face so-called “cupcake” opponents in the down period before rivalry week, there were some close games and a couple upsets outside the top nine.
CBS Sports was with you the entire way Saturday, updating this page with scores, results, highlights, analysis and more from the full slate of action.
Predictions, schedules, scores
Mississippi State 28, Arkansas 21– Box score
Wisconsin 24, Michigan 10 — Box score
TCU 27, Texas Tech 3 — Box score
Miami 44, Virginia 28 — Box score
Texas 28, West Virginia 14
Georgia 42, Kentucky 13 — Box score
Notre Dame 24, Navy 17 — Box score
FAU 52, FIU 24
LSU 30, Tennessee 10 — Box score
USC 28, UCLA 23 — Box score
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In battle of highly rated QBs, Rosen was better but USC won
USC-UCLA is always an exciting battle, and this time around the quarterbacks were the main attraction with Josh Rosen and Sam Darnold, both highly rated gunslingers who are viewed as potential franchise quarterbacks in the NFL. Rosen was the better of the two on the night, but in the end, USC was the better team. Here’s how they did:
- Rosen: 35-for-52 passing, 421 yards, three touchdowns, one interception
- Darnold: 17-for-28 passing, 264 yards, one interception, one rushing touchdown
Darnold didn’t have a great throwing night and didn’t look all that comfortable against a defense that was giving up 43 points per game over its last three, but it was enough for the team to stretch its winning streak to four games. Meanwhile, UCLA falls to 0-5 on the road.
Full steam ahead for Lane Train down in Boca
It was always going to take a little time for things to get going at Florida Atlantic under Lane Kiffin. And after a 1-3 start, it felt as if year one wasn’t going to be the “we’ve arrived” year….