Stars, standouts and stats from college football's Week 3

STARS

—Lamar Jackson, Louisville, ran for four TDs and threw for another score as the No. 10 Cardinals poured it on for a 63-20 victory over No. 2 Florida State.

—Christian McCaffrey, Stanford, had 260 all-purpose yards and scored two TDs, helping the No. 7 Cardinal beat Southern California 27-10.

—Mitch Trubisky, North Carolina, threw for a career-high 432 yards and three TDs to help the Tar Heels beat James Madison 56-28.

—Mason Rudolph, Oklahoma State, threw for a school-record 540 yards and two TDs in the Cowboys' 45-38 victory over Pittsburgh.

—James Washington, Oklahoma State, had nine catches for 296 yards in a 45-38 win over Pittsburgh.

—Leonard Fournette, LSU, ran for 147 yards and two TDs, and the No. 20 Tigers withstood a late rally for a 23-20 victory over Mississippi State.

—Patrick Mahomes, Texas Tech, threw for five TDs and 470 and ran for another scored to lead the Red Raiders past Louisiana Tech 59-45.

—Cooper Rush, Central Michigan, threw six TD passes and for 352 yards in a 44-21 win over UNLV.

—Jimmy Seewald, Valparaiso, tied a school record with five TD passes and threw for 345 yards in his first start in a 49-24 win over Trinity International.

—Jake Melville, Colgate, threw for 315 yards and a career-high five TDs in a 55-13 win over Yale.

—Jerod Evans, Virginia Tech, tied a school record with five TDs in a 49-0 win over Boston College.

—Marcus Bagley, St. Francis, ran for a career-high 220 yards in a 13-9 victory against Columbia.

—I'Tavius Mathers, Middle Tennessee, scored four TDs and became the first player in school history to eclipse 100 yards rushing (157) and receiving (103) in a 41-21 win over Bowling Green.

—Brad Kaaya, Miami, threw for 368 yards and three TDs, helping the No. 25 Hurricanes roll to a 45-10 win Saturday over Appalachian State.

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BIG-WIN BISON

With the biggest win in school history less than 3 yards away, North Dakota State went for two and failed.

The Bison earned the ball back, though — and they finished off the program's signature victory by running the ball right at Iowa.

Cam Pedersen kicked a 37-yard field as time expired and North Dakota State, of the FCS, rallied to beat No. 13 Iowa 23-21 on Saturday for its sixth straight win over an FBS opponent.

The loss was just the fourth by a ranked FBS team to an FCS school. North Dakota State isn't just another Football Championship Subdivision team, though. The Bison have won the last five FCS national titles.

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NUMBERS

12_Minutes the third and fourth quarters were shortened to with No. 5 Clemson blowing out South Carolina State. The Tigers won 59-0.

18_Straight passes completed by North Carolina's Mitch Trubisky, breaking a school record that stood since 1967.

20_Years since Army started a season 3-0 .

39_Straight road losses by Kansas after losing 43-7 to Memphis.

50_Yards allowed by Florida's defense in 32-0 win over North Texas, breaking the school record of 59 against Western Carolina in 2006.

74_Years since No. 17 Texas A&M started 3-0 in three consecutive seasons.

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TWO TDS, NO TIME

How's this for quick scoring? Two touchdowns with no time off the clock.

That's what happened in the first quarter for No. 5 Clemson against South Carolina State.

After Wayne Gallman ran 3 yards for a score, the ensuing kickoff went to Ahmaad Harris in the end zone. The receiver flipped the ball to the official before taking a knee. That's a fumble! Clemson's Denzel Johnson pounced on the ball for the touchdown.

A week ago against Troy, Clemson was guilty of a special teams gaffe. Ray-Ray McCloud's 75-yard punt return ended when the receiver let go of the ball at the 1 before reaching the end zone.

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Compiled by AP College Football Writer John Marshall.

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