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Top 25 roundup: No. 19 Texas beats No. 7 Oklahoma 48-45 on last-minute FG

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 6, 2018

Texas kicker Cameron Dicker (17) celebrates with teammates after kicking the game-winning field goal in the closing seconds of the second half of an NCAA college football game against Oklahoma at the Cotton Bowl, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, in Dallas. Texas won 48-45. (Cooper Neill / AP)
Texas kicker Cameron Dicker (17) celebrates with teammates after kicking the game-winning field goal in the closing seconds of the second half of an NCAA college football game against Oklahoma at the Cotton Bowl, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, in Dallas. Texas won 48-45. (Cooper Neill / AP)
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Freshman Cameron Dicker kicked a 40-yard field goal with nine seconds left to give 19th-ranked Texas a 48-45 victory over No. 7 Oklahoma on Saturday in Dallas.

Texas won after Kyler Murray rallied Oklahoma with three touchdowns in the fourth quarter.

Sam Ehlinger ran for three touchdowns and threw for 314 yards with two scores for Texas, which has its first five-game winning streak since 2013. He converted third-and-3 on Texas’ final drive with a 4-yard keeper and his 8-yard draw to the middle of the field set up the winning kick.

(1) Alabama 65, Arkansas 31: Tua Tagovailoa passed for 334 yards and four touchdowns and the Crimson Tide ran their winning streak against the Razorbacks to 12 with a rout in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

It took just one play for Alabama to set the tone as Tagovailoa hit tight end Irv Smith Jr. on a pass across the middle that Smith took 76 yards to the end zone and a 7-0 lead just 21 seconds into the game.

(2) Georgia 41, Vanderbilt 13: Jake Fromm threw three touchdown passes, including a 75-yarder to Terry Godwin, and the Bulldogs defeated the Commodores in Athens, Georgia.

Georgia trailed for the first time this season following the first of two first-half field goals by Vanderbilt’s Ryle Guay less than five minutes into the game.

(3) Ohio State 49, Indiana 26: Dwayne Haskins Jr. passed for a career-best 455 yards and school record-tying six touchdowns and the Buckeyes pulled away late to top the Hoosiers in Columbus, Ohio..

A week after a gritty victory at Penn State, the Buckeyes were forced to work hard by quarterback Peyton Ramsey and an Indiana offense that took advantage of plenty of early defensive mistakes.

(4) Clemson 63, Wake Forest 3: Travis Etienne rushed for 167 yards and three touchdowns, and the Tigers ran for 471 yards in a rout of the Demon Deacons in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Three Tigers had at least 100 yards rushing, the first time they’ve done that since 2006.

(22) Florida 27, (5) LSU 19: Lamical Perine scored twice on short runs, including one after a trick play in the fourth quarter, and the Gators beat the Tigers in Gainesville, Florida.

Brad Stewart’s 25-yard interception return for a touchdown – the first pick Joe Burrow has thrown this season – essentially sealed the victory for the Gators.

(6) Notre Dame 45, (24) Virginia Tech 23: Dexter Williams ran for three touchdowns, including a 97-yarder, and the Fighting Irish defeated the Hokies in Blacksburg, Virginia.

The Irish (6-0) had minus-5 rushing yards and were facing second-and-12 from their own 3 when Williams took a handoff into the left side of the line and broke into the clear early in the third quarter, putting Notre Dame ahead 24-16. Williams had just been thrown for a 2-yard loss, prompting the sellout crowd at Lane Stadium to grow louder, begging for the kind of big play the program’s defense has made so often. Instead, it was Williams who made it. He added TD runs of 1 and 31 yards.

Mississippi State 23, (8) Auburn 9: Quarterback Nick Fitzgerald ran for 195 yards and two touchdowns and the Bulldogs had another dominant performance on defense in an upset victory over Auburn, holding the Tigers to three field goals at Starkville, Mississippi.

(9) West Virginia 38, Kansas 22: Will Grier threw four touchdown passes, and committed four turnovers, and the Mountaineers topped the Jayhawks in Morgantown, West Virginia.

West Virginia has won its first five games for the second time in three seasons.

(12) UCF 48, SMU 20: McKenzie Milton threw for 278 yards and two touchdowns to help the Knights extend the nation’s longest winning streak to 18 games with a win over the Mustangs in Orlando, Florida.

Adrian Killins rushed for 113 yards and a TD for the Knights, one of three unbeaten teams remaining in the American Athletic Conference, along with Cincinnati and South Florida.

Texas A&M 20, (13) Kentucky 14, OT: Trayveon Williams flipped into the end zone on a 10-yard run in overtime to give the Aggies the victory over the Wildcats in College Station, Texas.

The Wildcats, who fell to 5-1, were trying to improve to 6-0 for the first time since 1950.

(15) Michigan 42, Maryland 21: Shea Patterson threw for a season-high 282 yards and three touchdowns for Michigan as the Wolverines downed the Terrapins in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

The Wolverines fell behind late in the first quarter and didn’t take the lead again until midway through the second quarter.

(16) Wisconsin 41, Nebraska 24: Jonathan Taylor ran for 221 yards and three scores, including a career-best 88-yarder in the fourth quarter, and the Badgers defeated the winless Cornhuskers in Madison, Wisconsin.

Nebraska lost its ninth straight game, extending a program record.

(17) Miami 28, Florida State 27: N’Kosi Perry threw four touchdown passes, and the Hurricanes pulled off their biggest comeback ever against the Seminoles by rallying from 20 points down in Miami Gardens, Florida.

Brevin Jordan’s 41-yard touchdown grab with just under 12 minutes left put the Hurricanes ahead for good, as Miami rallied from a 27-7 second-half deficit.

Northwestern 29, (20) Michigan State 19: Clayton Thorson threw for 373 yards and three touchdowns and the Wildcats defeated the Spartans in East Lansing, Michigan.

(23) N.C. State 28, Boston College 23: Reggie Gallaspy ran for a career-best 104 yards and two touchdowns and the Wolfpack held on after squandering most of a 25-point second-half lead in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Iowa State 48, (25) Oklahoma State 42: Third-string quarterback Brock Purdy completed 18 of 23 passes for 318 yards and four touchdowns to help the Cyclones upset the Cowboys in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

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