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

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was spectacular for the Cougars. However, Graves put it off the upright with 9 seconds left.

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.

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The Aggies started their 2016 in the win column with an upset victory over Josh Rosen and the UCLA Bruins. No. South Alabama over Mississippi State 21-20

The Cougars dominated the line of scrimmage all game, only allowing 70 rushing yards and sacking quarterback Baker Mayfield five times. are forreal. Harris threw two interceptions and couldn’t seem to put the Tigers in a position to win all game.

It was not a good day for quarterback Brandon Harris or the LSU offense. The Spiders scored twice before the Cavaliers ran an offensive play from scrimmage, which proved doom in the long run.

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The Bulldogs had a chance for a victory on a field goal attempt by kicker Westin Graves from 28 yards out. Their other score came on a pick six by cornerback Tre’Davious White.

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Things are off to a rocky start for the Virginia Cavaliers after opening weekend. The Cougars defense forced two fumbles as well.

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The Cavaliers were simply outplayed in Bronco Mendenhall’s debut. The Cavaliers only managed 38 total rushing yards for the whole game and were outgained 524 to 302 total yards of offense.

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 quarterback Kyle Lauletta led the way for the Spiders with 337 passing yards and three touchdowns. One things for sure: It was a rough Week 1 for the SEC.

2. Rosen threw three interceptions, including two by Aggies cornerback Justin Evans, in what was a forgettable start to his sophomore season.

The Houston Cougars and Greg Ward Jr. 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.

Quarterback Trevor Knight, on the other hand, was spectacular for the Texas A&M Aggies in his debut. Running back Trayveon Williams led the way with 94 rushing yards for the Aggies.

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

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1. Texas A&M over No. Last season, they upset the Louisville Cardinals, this season, the Oklahoma Sooners are their latest victims.

. The Cavaliers dropped their home opener 37-20 against FCS opponent Richmond Spiders.

The Aggies rushed for 203 yards and three touchdowns on the day. The Spiders rushed for 187 rushing yards and passed for 337 yards through the air. Richmond over Virginia 37-20

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Richmond even managed to accumulate more first downs with 24, the Cavaliers had 19. It was the first victory for the Spiders against the Cavaliers since 1946.

The Tigers dropped their first season opener since 2004.

Running back Leonard Fournette rushed for 138 yards but did not score a touchdown. Knight, a graduate transfer from Oklahoma, threw one passing touchdown and ran for two touchdowns in the season opener.

4. He threw for 321 passing yards and two passing touchdowns.

Next: Texas A&M over UCLA

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. The Sooners were attempting to take the lead with the Cougars up 19-17 before things went south.

The South Alabama Jaguars were down 17-0 at halftime before scoring 21 points in the second half to shock the Bulldogs at home. 15 Houston over No. 3 Oklahoma 33-23

3. 16 UCLA 31-24 in Overtime

Brandon Wilson’s 109 yard kick six return was also a key turn of events. Wisconsin over No.

The Aggies defense sacked Rosen fives time.

The LSU Tigers only managed to score a touchdown on one offensive drive all game. If you saw the vicious cheap shot by Josh Boutte, you saw just how frustrating of a day it was for the Tigers.

Next: South Alabama over Mississippi State

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

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