Nov. 18 (UPI) -- It took a rally, overtime and a failed two-point conversion, but Ohio State was able to emerge with a 52-51 win over Maryland in Big Ten football action Saturday in College Park.
The No. 8-ranked Buckeyes were involved with perhaps the most-exciting game of the day, and very likely unwantingly. They were favored by 14 points, but trailed by that many in the third quarter and by seven with less than two minutes left in regulation.
Maryland tied the game with a touchdown in overtime, but failed to convert the two-point conversion in an attempt to end the game.
Ohio State compiled 688 total yards, with quarterback Dwayne Haskins running for three touchdowns and throwing for three more. Haskins finished with 405 yards.
Alabama 50, The Citadel 17
Tau Tagovailoa threw for three touchdowns and 340 yards, but Alabama struggled mightily before finally putting away The Citadel of the FCS.
The game was tied at 10 at halftime before the top-ranked Crimson Tide scored two TDs inb a 12-second span in the third quarter and breaking open a close game.
Clemson 35, Duke 6
Trevor Lawrence three for 251 yards and two touchdowns and Clemson pummeled Duke to finish with a prefect record in the ACC.
The Tigers overcame a sluggish start in which they trailed 6-0 and led just 14-6 at halftime. Travis Etienne helped Clemson break away with 77 yards and two touchdowns in the second half.
Notre Dame 36, Syracuse 3
Ian Book threw for 292 yards and two scores and third-ranked Notre Dame raced past No. 12 Syracuse at Yankee Stadium.
Michigan 31, Indiana 20
Jake Moody set a school record with six field goals and fourth-ranked Michigan topped Indiana in a game that turned out to be closer than expected.
Georgia 66, UMass 27
Freshman James Cook ran for the first two touchdowns of his career and freshman Justin Fields ran for a TD and threw for two more, and fifth-ranked Georgia easily dispatched of Massachusetts.