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Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze celebrates with Jaylen Walton after Walton's 91-yard touchdown run. (Associated Press)
Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze celebrates with Jaylen Walton after Walton's 91-yard touchdown run. (Associated Press)

Jaylen Walton had a 91-yard touchdown run and running back Jordan Wilkins threw a 31-yard scoring pass to lead No. 18 Mississippi (9-3, 5-3 Southeastern Conference) to a 31-17 victory over No. 4 Mississippi State in the Egg Bowl, at Oxford, Mississippi.

It’s the 10th time in 11 seasons the home team has won the rivalry game.

The loss by Mississippi State (10-2, 6-2) gave Alabama the SEC Western Division title. Dak Prescott threw for 282 yards and a TD for Mississippi State.

(1) Florida State 24, Florida 19: Dalvin Cook ran for a career-high 144 yards and the Seminoles (12-0) survived Jameis Winston’s struggles (four interceptions) to beat the Gators in Tallahassee, Florida, in Will Muschamp’s final game as Florida coach. The Seminoles (12-0) have won 28 games in a row, and completed consecutive undefeated regular seasons for the first time in school history.

(2) Alabama 55, (15) Auburn 44: Amari Cooper tied his own school record with 224 yards receiving and caught three TD passes in the Crimson Tide’s (11-1, 7-1 SEC) comeback victory over the Tigers (8-4, 4-4), in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in the highest-scoring Iron Bowl.

(5) Baylor 48, Texas Tech 46: Bryce Petty threw for 210 yards and two touchdowns before getting knocked out of the game with a concussion and the Bears (10-1, 7-1 Big 12) held off the Red Raiders (4-8, 2-7 Big 12), in Arlington, Texas. Texas Tech’s Patrick Mahomes set a Big 12 freshman record with his 598 yards passing that included six touchdowns.

(7) Ohio State 42, Michigan 28: Ezekiel Elliott scored untouched on a 44-yard run to help the Buckeyes (11-1, 8-0 Big Ten), without injured star quarterback J.T. Barrett, beat the Wolverines (5-7, 3-5) in Columbus, Ohio.

(10) Michigan State 34, Penn State 10: R.J. Shelton returned the opening kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown and Jeremy Langford ran for 118 yards and two scores to lead the Spartans (10-2, 7-1 Big Ten) over the Nittany Lions (6-6, 2-6) at State College, Pennsylvania.

(11) Kansas State 51, Kansas 13: Tyler Lockett, caught nine passes for 119 yards, passing father Kevin Lockett for the school record in career catches and matching his mark for touchdown receptions, and the Wildcats (9-2, 7-1 Big 12) routed the Jayhawks (3-9, 1-8) in Manhattan, Kansas.

(14) Wisconsin 34, (22) Minnesota 24: Melvin Gordon ran for 151 yards and accounted for two scores, and the Badgers (10-2, 7-1 Big Ten) overcame a two-TD deficit to beat the Golden Gophers (8-4, 5-3) in Madison, Wisconsin.

(16) Georgia Tech 30, (8) Georgia 24 (OT): Harrison Butker kicked a career-long 53-yard field goal on the final play of regulation, and D.J. White picked off a pass in overtime to carry the Yellow Jackets (10-2) to a victory over the Bulldogs (9-3), in Athens, Georgia.

(23) Clemson 35, South Carolina 17: Artavis Scott had two long TD catches, Wayne Gallman ran for 191 yards and the Tigers (9-3) ended a five-game losing streak to the rival Gamecocks (6-6), in Clemson, South Carolina.

(24) Louisville 44, Kentucky 40: Safety Gerod Holliman had his NCAA record-tying 14th interception with 35 seconds left, helping the Cardinals (9-3) outlast the Wildcats (5-7), in Louisville, Kentucky.

(25) Boise State 50, Utah State 19: Jay Ajayi rushed for 229 yards and five touchdowns and the Broncos (10-2, 7-1 Mountain West) defeated the Aggies (9-4, 6-2) in Boise.

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