College football scores: Live results, updates, highlights from Week 2's Top 25 games | Sporting News

The college football season rolls on with a busy Week 2 schedule. Two top-15 matchups highlight a Saturday with significant playoff implications.

No. 8 Notre Dame and No. 24 Boise State are the only ranked teams not playing Saturday. The Fighting Irish are on a bye this week while the Broncos hosted Marshall on Friday. Both teams defeated ACC opponents in Week 1 as Notre Dame topped Louisville and Boise State beat Florida State.

No. 12 Texas A&M heads to No. 1 Clemson and No. 6 LSU takes on No. 9 Texas in the two ranked games of the week.

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Elsewhere, No. 18 UCF, No. 21 Syracuse, No. 23 Stanford and No. 25 Nebraska face true road tests against unranked opponents. Each of the four visitors look to move to 2-0 on the young season.

Below are scores, highlights and other updates from across the college football landscape. 

College football scores, results for Week 2 Top 25 games

Here’s the full Week 2 schedule for the Top 25 college football games, plus final scores and how to watch every game live.

Check out SN’s live scoreboard for stats and more.

Friday, Sept. 6

No. 24 Boise State 14, Marshall 7

Saturday, Sept. 7

Game Time (ET) TV channel
Cincinnati at No. 5 Ohio State Noon ABC
Army at No. 7 Michigan Noon Fox, fuboTV
Rutgers at No. 20 Iowa Noon Fox Sports 1, fuboTV
No. 21 Syracuse at Maryland Noon ESPN
Northern Illinois at No. 13 Utah 1 p.m. Pac-12 Network, fuboTV
No. 12 Texas A&M at No. 1 Clemson 3:30 p.m. ABC
Central Michigan at No. 17 Wisconsin 3:30 p.m. Big Ten Network, fuboTV
No. 25 Nebraska at Colorado 3:30 p.m. Fox, fuboTV
New Mexico State at No. 2 Alabama 4 p.m. SEC Network
Murray State at No. 3 Georgia 4 p.m. ESPN2
Northern Colorado at No. 22 Washington State 5 p.m. No TV
South Dakota at No. 4 Oklahoma 7 p.m. No TV
No. 18 UCF at Florida Atlantic 7 p.m. CBS Sports Network, fuboTV
No. 6 LSU at No. 9 Texas 7:30 p.m. ABC
Tulane at No. 10 Auburn 7:30 p.m. ESPN2
UT Martin at No. 11 Florida 7:30 p.m. ESPNU
Buffalo at No. 15 Penn State 7:30 p.m. Fox, fuboTV
Nevada at No. 16 Oregon 7:30 p.m. Pac-12 Network, fuboTV
Western Michigan at No. 19 Michigan State 7:30 p.m. Big Ten Network, fuboTV
California at No. 14 Washington 10:30 p.m. Fox Sports 1, fuboTV
No. 23 Stanford at USC 10:30 p.m. ESPN

Live updates, highlights from today’s NCAA football games

Cincinnati vs. No. 5 Ohio State

8:28 Q1: Justin Fields puts Ohio State on the board, scoring from seven yards out to give the Buckeyes a 7-0 lead.

9:40 Q2: Ohio State responds to Cincinnati’s missed field goal by going up 14-0 with a J.K. Dobbins touchdown rush.

7:26 Q2: Dobbins strikes again. His second score of the day is from 60 yards out to give OSU a 21-0 lead.

1:53 Q2: Cincinnati has no answers. Fields to Garrett Wilson for a nine-yard passing touchdown as OSU goes up four scores at 28-0.

3:32 Q3: Ohio State continues to pour it on. Fields scores again to make it 35-0.

11:30 Q4: Big day for Fields. He hits a five-yard passing touchdown to K.J. Hill, extending the lead to 42-0.

Final: Ohio State completes the 42-0 shutout victory over Cincinnati. 

Army vs. No. 7 Michigan

5:40 Q1: Army finds its way into the endzone to put up the first points on the board in Ann Arbor. Sandon McCoy scores from a yard out to go up 7-0. 

0:24 Q1: Michigan converts a successful fake punt and then completes the drive with a Zach Charbonnet touchdown run to tie it up at 7.

2:51 Q2: Upset brewing? Kelvin Hopkins Jr. scores on Army’s 31st rushing attempt of the day to give Army a 14-7 lead.

2:24 Q3: Big turn of events. Army lofts an interception near the goalline and Michigan responds with a 12-play touchdown drive as the score is knotted at 14.

Q4: No scoring in the fourth quarter and Army and Michigan are headed to overtime. 

OT1: Army rolls out the option play and Hopkins plows his way to take the overtime lead at 21-14.

OT1: Michigan responds. Charbonnet goes up to the gut to send the game to second overtime, tied at 21.

OT2: Army holds Michigan, but the Wolverines tack on three with the field goal, leading 24-21. Possession returns to Army. 

Final: The Wolverines force a strip-sack on third-and-long, recovering the fumble and ending the game. Michigan avoids a major upset bid from Army, winning 24-21.

Rutgers vs. No. 20 Iowa

12:18 Q1: Nate Stanley completes a 58-yard touchdown bomb Ihmir Smith-Marsette as Iowa goes ahead 7-0.

8:13 Q1: Another Stanley passing touchdown, this time to Tyrone Tracy Jr. on first-and-goal. Iowa leads 14-0.

3:50 Q2: The Hawkeyes make it a three-possession game with a 46-yard field goal, now leading 17-0.

0:00 Q2: Another Keith Duncan field goal (this time at the horn) makes it 20-0.

2:50 Q3: Have a day, Nate Stanley. He finds Smith-Marsette again, extending the Iowa lead to 27-0.

11:05 Q4: The third Duncan field goal for Iowa makes it 30-0. 

Final: Iowa takes care of Rutgers in shutout fashion, moving to 2-0 with the 30-0 win.

No. 21 Syracuse vs. Maryland

12:07 Q1: Josh Jackson connects with Tyler Mabry on a 7-yard touchdown pass as Maryland takes an early 7-0 advantage.

9:01 Q1: Maryland continues to add on. Anthony McFarland Jr. plunges his way in for a 3-yard rushing score. Terps up 14-0.

4:40 Q1: Syracuse answers with a touchdown drive of its own. Trishton Jackson receives a strike on third-and-goal to bring the Orange within a score at 14-7.

0:41 Q1: Defense is optional. Maryland goes down the field and scores again, this time a Javon Leake touchdown run to make it 21-7. Terps have scored seven on all three possessions.

9:19 Q2: Maryland cashes in on a Syracuse interception as McFarland jukes his way into the endzone for his second score. Maryland up 28-7.

7:21 Q2: Tommy DeVito pitches a strike to Sean Riley for a 15-yard passing touchdown. Syracuse shanks the extra point, though, so the the Terps hold a 28-13 lead.

4:53 Q2: Syracuse is showing zero semblance of a defense today. Josh Jackson to Carlos Carriere for a 15-yard touchdown pass to go up 35-13.

0:56 Q2: The Terrapins are running it up. Jackson (who else?) with another passing touchdown as the beatdown continues. Maryland up 42-13.

13:06 Q3: Maryland continues to show off, pumping out a 64-yard Leake rushing touchdown to make it 49-13. The Terps have scored on seven of eight possessions.

10:36 Q3: The second touchdown of the second half is a 52-yard Devito pass to Jackson, cutting the Maryland lead to 49-20.

8:13 Q4: Maryland’s offense cooled for a bit, but Tayon Fleet-Davis runs for a five-yard scamper, making it 56-20. 

2:24 Q4: The Terrapins tack on another, Jake Funk goes up to gut and it’s now 63-20.

Final: This one comes to a merciful end with a 63-20 final.

Northern Illinois vs. No. 13 Utah

3:18 Q1: Northern Illinois finds the endzone first. Ross Bowers runs for a nine-yard score as NIU leads 7-0 early.

13:41 Q2: Demari Simpkins ties things up at 7 with a 13-yard touchdown run. 

8:20 Q2: Tyler Huntley takes it himself for a 16-yard touchdown scamper, pushing Utah ahead 14-7.

7:20 Q2: NIU with the response, tying the game at 14 with a 74-yard touchdown bomb from Bowers to Spencer Tears.

2:48 Q2: Now it’s Utah with the answer. Zack Moss runs it in from 16 yards out to give Utah a 21-14 lead with less than three minutes to go in the half.

0:51 Q2: The first non-touchdown score of the day is a John Richardson 46-yard field goal. Utah leads 21-17.

12:16 Q3: Zack Moss again. Utah goes up 11 with Moss’ second score of the day to make it 28-17.

12:49 Q4: Utah strikes again with Huntley finding Jaylen Dixon for a 14-yard passing touchdown. Utes lead 35-17.

Final: No scoring the remainder of the quarter and Utah takes the 35-17 victory.

No. 12 Texas A&M at No. 1 Clemson

14:18 Q1: Texas A&M goes conservative on third down but it sets up a 32-yard Seth Small field goal. Aggies on the board first with the 3-0 lead.

10:52 Q2: What a find by Trevor Lawrence. Clemson takes a 7-3 edge with Lawrence hitting Justyn Ross for a 30-yard passing connection.

4:57 Q2: The Tigers finish off their second scoring drive of the game with a field goal. B.T. Potter puts it through the uprights from 29 yards out as Clemson leads 10-3. 

0:33 Q2: After a beautiful 29-yard catch downfield by Tee Higgins, Lawrence keeps it himself to put Clemson up 17-3 shortly before halftime.

5:50 Q3: Things are starting to unravel for Texas A&M. WIth Kellen Mond sidelined, Clemson marches down the field to make it 24-3. Lyn-J Dixon with the rushing touchdown.

0:10 Q4: Texas A&M finally finds the endzone with 10 seconds left in the game. Mond hits Wydermyer on 4th-and-goal for the passing touchdown.

Final: Clemson cruises to a fairly effortless 24-10 win over Texas A&M. 

Central Michigan at No. 17 Wisconsin

8:30 Q1: Jonathan Taylor finishes off Wisconsin’s eight-play drive with a four-yard touchdown run. Badgers up 7-0 early.

7:16 Q1: Wisconsin puts two more on the board with a safety on a botched Central Michigan punt, going up 9-0.

2:59 Q1: The Badgers capitalize on the short field after the safety. Taylor punches it in again for his second score of the quarter. Wisconsin leads 16-0 in the first.

11:59 Q2: Who else? Taylor, of course. Jack Coan delivers a 17-yard touchdown pass to Taylor and Wisconsin has blown this one open with a 23-0 lead.

6:22 Q2: The first non-Taylor touchdown of the afternoon is Nakia Watson scoring from three yards out. It’s now 30-0 in favor of the Badgers.

4:21 Q2: Wisconsin remains unstoppable. Coan goes to Quintez Cephus this time for a 36-yard touchdown. Badgers turning on the jets with a 37-0 lead. 

1:46 Q2: Another Coan touchdown pass to Cephus. This time, it’s from 46 yards out to put Wisconsin ahead 44-0. 

9:17 Q3: A 13-play drive ends with three points on the Collin Larsh 28-yard field goal. Now a 47-0 Wisconsin lead.

3:26 Q3: Taylor gets his fourth touchdown of the day on the two-yard run, putting Wisconsin up 54-0.

8:11 Q4: Garrett Groshek scores on a two-yard run and Wisconsin leads 61-0 in the blowout.

Final: Central Michigan fails to score in WIsconsin’s 61-0 beatdown.

No. 25 Nebraska at Colorado

6:02 Q1: Nebraska is on the board first with a deep bomb off broken Colorado coverage. Adrian Martinez tosses a 65-yarder to J.D. Spielman and the Huskers go up 7-0.

6:37 Q1: Martinez makes the most of a busted play as Martinez scrambles for five-yard rushing touchdown. Nebraska leads 14-0.

2:47 Q2: Isaac Armstong hits a 26-yard field goal, giving Nebraska a 17-0 road lead.

1:42 Q3: Colorado finally finds the endzone. Jaren Mangham takes it 11 yards into the endzone. Nebraska remains ahead, but the lead is now 17-7.

14:22 Q4: Trick play alert: Montez hits K.D. Nixon with a 96-yard flea flicker and Nebraska lead shrinks to 17-14. 

14:09 Q4: What an answer by Nebraska. Martinez hits Maurice Washington and he cruises down the sideline for a 75-yard touchdown on the next play from scrimmage. Huskers back up 10 with a 24-14 lead.

12:19 Q4: The third (!) touchdown in a span of less than 150 seconds: Mangham again finds the endzone for Colorado, making it 24-21.

8:30 Q4: James Stefanou hits a 20-yard field goal to tie it up at 24 with eight and a half minutes remaining. 

5:49 Q4: On 4th-and-one, Martinez powers ahead for the go-ahead six-yard touchdown run. Nebraska back up 31-24.

0:46 Q4: Montez tosses to Tony Brown on an endzone shot that was perfectly placed to tie it at 31 with 46 seconds remaining.

OT1: Stefanou puts a 34-yard field goal right down the middle for Colorado’s first lead of the day at 34-31.

Final: Colorado stuns Nebraska 34-31 in overtime as Armstrong brutally miss a game-tying field goal attempt.

New Mexico State at No. 2 Alabama

14:47 Q1: Tua Tagovailoa hits Henry Ruggs III on a screen for a 75-yard touchdown on the first play a scrimmage. Alabama leads 7-0.

9:08 Q1: Tua again. He finds Jerry Jeudy for a 21-yard passing touchdown, extending Alabama’s advantage to 14-0.

0:00 Q1: On the last play of the first quarter, Tagovailoa hits Jeudy again with a passing touchdown. Alabama is already running away with it, leading 21-0.

10:08 Q2: Ruggs tallies his second score of the game, again coming via Tagovailoa. It’s now 28-0 in favor of Alabama.

3:49 Q2: Tagovailoa’s 25-yard run adds on to his huge afternoon. Alabama cruising, up 35-0.

1:04 Q2: Will Reichard drills a 47-yard field goal with 64 ticks left in the half, Alabama up 38-0.

8:20 Q3: Najee Harris joins in on the scoring load, reaching paydirt from eight yards out. Alabama now up 45-0. 

5:59 Q3: New Mexico State erases the goose egg, completing a four-yard touchdown pass to make it 45-7.

3:19 Q3: Three consecutive possessions ending with a touchdown. Jeudy (again) finds his way into the endzone with a receiving score. Alabama makes it 52-7.

1:40 Q3: Alabama is unable to reach the endzone following a New Mexico State fumble, but puts three more on the board with the field goal, extending the lead to 55-7.

0:13 Q3: A one-play drive for the Crimson Tide, going 74 yards into the endzone on a Keilan Robinson. Alabama now goes up 62-7.

Final: New Mexico State adds a field goal in the fourth quarter as Alabama crushes NMSU 62-10. 

Murray State vs. No. 3 Georgia

13:37 Q1: D’Andre Swift runs it in from the six-yard line to give the Bulldogs a 7-0 lead on the first possession.

6:36 Q1: Murray State finds an answer. Daquon Green converts his end of a 60-yard passing strike from Preston Rice to tie it at 7.

14:24 Q2: Georgia regains the lead with Brian Herrien scoring from two yards out as Georgia takes a 14-7 advantage.

13:51 Q2: Georgia cashes in on the Murray State fumble, taking it 14 yards the opposite way as the Bulldogs go up 21-7. 

9:07 Q2: Swift goes into the endzone on a 10-yard touchdown run, handing Georgia a 28-7 lead.

6:11 Q2: Another Georgia score. Jake Fromm links up with George Pickens for a passing touchdown on a three-play, 80-yard drive. Bulldogs now ahead 35-7.

2:11 Q2: Bulldogs continue to pour it on. A Zamir White six-yard rushing touchdown makes it 42-7.

9:33 Q3: Murray State gets it first score since the first quarter, returning a Georgia interception 35 yards for a touchdown, cutting the lead to 42-14.

5:22 Q3: Stetson Bennett completes it to Demetris Robertson for a 15-yard touchdown. Georgia up 49-14.

1:18 Q3: Gabriel Vicente completes a 10-play drive with a 26-yard field goal, making it 49-17.

10:49 Q4: Bennett goes to Dominick Blaylock for a 25-yard passing touchdown. Georgia textends the lead to 56-17.

Final: Georgia tacks on one more touchdown, sending the Bulldogs to a 63-17 blowout win.

Northern Colorado vs. No. 22 Washington State

9:25 Q1: Aaron Gordon completes an eight-yard passing touchdown to give Washington State its first points of the day, making it 7-0.

6:02 Q1: Northern Colorado ties it up at 7 as Milo Hall records an 11-yard rushing touchdown.

2:52 Q1: WSU wraps up an eight-play drive with a 21-yard pass from Gordon to Max Borghi. Cougars up 14-7. 

13:56 Q2: Borghi gets his second touchdown score of the day with a two-yard run. Washington State leads 21-7.

3:50 Q2: Collin Root drills a 50-yard field goal, making it 21-10.

0:03 Q2: Mazza connects on a 20-yard goal shortly before halftime to add to WSU’s lead, now 24-10.

11:43 Q3: Gordon with another passing touchdown to Easop Winston on the seven-yard completion, extending Washington State’s advantage to 31-10.

Final: Washington State continues to pull away in the second half as it dominates en route to a 59-17 win.

South Dakota vs. No. 4 Oklahoma

8:30 Q1: Jalen Hurts picks up where he left off from the Houston win, hitting CeeDee Lamb for a three-yard touchdown to take a 7-0 lead.

0:43 Q1: Hurts strikes again, dropping an eight-yard touchdown pass to Jeremiah Hall for a 14-0 advantage.

13:08 Q2: Another Oklahoma touchdown on the board as Kennedy Brooks punches it in from 13 yards away to make it 21-0.

0:41 Q2: Now it’s 28-0 after a Jalen Hurts passing touchdown to Charleston Rambo, a seven-yard touchdown completion.

No. 18 UCF vs. Florida Atlantic

13:23 Q1: UCF is the first on the board. Greg McCrae scores on a six-yarder to go up 7-0.

9:36 Q1: Dillon Gabriel lofts it to an open Jacob Harris for a 57-yard touchdown strike to go ahead 14-0.

6:01 Q2: UCF continues it hot start, leading 21-0 after a Adrian Killins Jr. for an 11-yard passing touchdown.

Tulane vs. No. 10 Auburn

10:13 Q1: Merek Glover hits a 45-yard field goal, giving Tulane the first three points of the game, a 3-0 lead.

13:00 Q2: Bo Nix completes it to Will Hastings for the touchdown score. Auburn grabs a 7-3 lead.

UT Martin vs. No. 11 Florida

8:45 Q1: Evan McPherson knocks through a 32-yard field goal to put Florida up 3-0.

8:35 Q2: Feleipe Franks continues his perfect start to the game, hitting Van Jefferson for the score to make it 10-0.

Buffalo vs. No. 15 Penn State

8:50 Q1: Sean Clifford to Jahan Dotson for a 28-yard score to give Penn State a 7-0 lead.

No. 6 LSU vs. No. 9 Texas

8:04 Q1: Cade York knocks in a 36-yard field goal as LSU is the first to put points on the board, leading 3-0.

10:29 Q2: Sam Ehlinger completes it to Brennan Eagles deep downfield for a 55-yard touchdown pass. Texas is on the board and leads 7-3.

Nevada vs No. 16 Oregon

6:13 Q1: Brandon Talton hits a 24-yard field goal off a long Nevada drive to hand the Wolf Pack a 3-0 lead early. 

3:56 Q1: Boom. Oregon responds to the Nevada field goal with a 66-yard touchdown pass via Justin Herbert to make it 7-3.

10:38 Q2: Another Talton kick makes it 7-6. This one was from 45 yards out.

Western Michigan vs. No. 19 Michigan State

13:26 Q1: Brian Lewerke guides Michigan State down the field on a four-play, 79-yard drive, ending with a two-yard touchdown pass to Matt Dotson. It’s 7-0 in favor of Michigan State.

8:14 Q1: Michigan State takes advantage of Western Michigan’s missed field goal by marching down the field and cashing in a two-yard La’Darius Jefferson run to make it 14-0.

1:59 Q1: Lewerke adds another touchdown, this time to Darrell Stewart Jr. for a 42-yard score. MSU leads 21-0.

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