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

Running back Trayveon Williams led the way with 94 rushing yards for the Aggies.

5. 15 Houston over No. He threw for 321 passing yards and two passing touchdowns.

Running back Leonard Fournette rushed for 138 yards but did not score a touchdown. Texas A&M over No. 5 LSU 16-14

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.

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. One things for sure: It was a rough Week 1 for the SEC.

The Bulldogs had a chance for a victory on a field goal attempt by kicker Westin Graves from 28 yards out. Rosen threw three interceptions, including two by Aggies cornerback Justin Evans, in what was a forgettable start to his sophomore season.

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.

Richmond even managed to accumulate more first downs with 24, the Cavaliers had 19. Richmond over Virginia 37-20

1. was spectacular for the Cougars. The Spiders rushed for 187 rushing yards and passed for 337 yards through the air. Knight, a graduate transfer from Oklahoma, threw one passing touchdown and ran for two touchdowns in the season opener.

. The Spiders scored twice before the Cavaliers ran an offensive play from scrimmage, which proved doom in the long run.

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

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Greg Ward Jr. 3 Oklahoma 33-23

It was not a good day for quarterback Brandon Harris or the LSU offense. It was the first victory for the Spiders against the Cavaliers since 1946.

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 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.

4. No. The Cougars defense forced two fumbles as well.

3. The Cavaliers only managed 38 total rushing yards for the whole game and were outgained 524 to 302 total yards of offense.

The Aggies rushed for 203 yards and three touchdowns on the day. Harris threw two interceptions and couldn’t seem to put the Tigers in a position to win all game.

Next: Wisconsin over LSU

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

Next: Texas A&M over UCLA

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

Brandon Wilson’s 109 yard kick six return was also a key turn of events. The Cavaliers dropped their home opener 37-20 against FCS opponent Richmond Spiders.

The Cougars dominated the line of scrimmage all game, only allowing 70 rushing yards and sacking quarterback Baker Mayfield five times. If you saw the vicious cheap shot by Josh Boutte, you saw just how frustrating of a day it was for the Tigers.

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Quarterback Trevor Knight, on the other hand, was spectacular for the Texas A&M Aggies in his debut. Last season, they upset the Louisville Cardinals, this season, the Oklahoma Sooners are their latest victims.

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2. South Alabama over Mississippi State 21-20

The Aggies started their 2016 in the win column with an upset victory over Josh Rosen and the UCLA Bruins. are forreal. Wisconsin over No. Their other score came on a pick six by cornerback Tre’Davious White.

The Tigers dropped their first season opener since 2004.

Next: South Alabama over Mississippi State

The Houston Cougars and Greg Ward Jr. However, Graves put it off the upright with 9 seconds left.

Richmond quarterback Kyle Lauletta led the way for the Spiders with 337 passing yards and three touchdowns. The Sooners were attempting to take the lead with the Cougars up 19-17 before things went south.

Things are off to a rocky start for the Virginia Cavaliers after opening weekend. 16 UCLA 31-24 in Overtime

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The Aggies defense sacked Rosen fives time.

The LSU Tigers only managed to score a touchdown on one offensive drive all game

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