(ASSOCIATED PRESS) – The College Football Playoff rankings will have a much different look on Tuesday following losses by second-ranked Michigan, third-ranked Clemson and No. 4 Washington.
The day of major upsets concluded with Iowa’s 14-13 win over the Wolverines. Freshman Keith Duncan drilled a 33-yard field goal as time expired to give the Hawkeyes their first victory over a top-5 team in six years.
Akrum Wadley had 115 yards rushing for the Hawkeyes, who were in danger of falling to 5-5 after Channing Stribling intercepted C.J. Beathard with 1:54 remaining.
Michigan gained just 201 yards in falling to 9-1.
Clemson’s national championship hopes have been destroyed with a 43-42 loss to Pittsburgh. The Panthers rolled up 630 yards and won it on Chris Blewitt’s 48-yard field goal with six seconds left.
Tigers quarterback Deshaun Watson passed for an ACC-record 580 yards and three touchdowns, but his third interception helped the Panthers come back from a 42-34 deficit.
Washington had won 12 straight before Sam Darnold threw for 287 yards and two touchdowns in Southern California’s 26-13 stunner against the Huskies in Seattle. Darnold’s eight-yard TD toss put the Trojans ahead by 11 in the fourth quarter of their sixth straight win.
Ronald Jones II added 93 yards rushing and a touchdown.
In other top 25 finals:
– Jalen Hurts accounted for 447 total yards in less than three quarters as top-ranked Alabama throttled Mississippi State, 5-1, Hurts set career highs with 347 yards passing and four touchdowns. He also rushed for 100 yards and a TD on just 11 carries for the 10-0 Tide.
– Brandon Radcliff rushed for three touchdowns during a 41-point second half that pushed fifth-ranked Louisville to a 44-12 romp over Wake Forest. The Cardinals lost three fumbles while falling behind 12-0, but they rallied by limiting the Demon Deacons to 37 yards in the second half. Heisman hopeful Lamar Jackson rushed for a game-high 153 yards on 22 carries, but he managed just 145 yards passing.
– J.T. Barrett ran for two touchdowns, threw for two others and was 18 of 27 for 253 yards as sixth-ranked Ohio State crushed Maryland, 62-3. Curtis Samuel scored three TDs in the Buckeyes’ third straight win since a loss to Penn State. Freshman Mike Weber carried 12 times for 93 yards to help the Buckeyes improve to 9-1 overall as they stay in the hunt for a berth in the College Football Playoff.
– Seventh-ranked Wisconsin rolled to a 48-3 dismantling of Illinois behind Corey Clement’s 123 yards rushing and three TDs. Dare Ogunbowale added 103 yards on seven carries for the 8-2 Badgers, who rushed for a season-high 363 yards as a team. Illini QB Jeff George was just 5 of 16 for 79 yards and four interceptions before he was pulled for former starter Wes Lunt in the first half.
– Auburn’s shot at an SEC title is over after Georgia held the eighth-ranked Tigers to 164 total yards in a 13-7 victory for the Bulldogs at Athens. Rodrigo Blankenship drilled a pair of fourth-quarter field goals as the Bulldogs earned their biggest win under first-year coach Kirby Smart. The Tigers played without running back Kamryn Pettway and managed just 32 total yards in the second half.
– Ninth-ranked Oklahoma picked up its seventh straight win as Baker Mayfield passed for 300 yards, threw for two touchdowns and ran for another in a 45-24 triumph over No. 25 Baylor. Samaje (sah-MAH’-jay) Perine ran for 100 yards and two touchdowns for the Sooners after missing three games with a pulled muscle in his right leg. The Bears lost quarterback Seth Russell for the season with a severely dislocated left ankle.
– Mississippi pulled out a 29-28 win over No. 10 Texas A&M on Gary Wunderlich’s 39-yard field goal with 37 seconds left. Shea Patterson made his debut for the Rebels and threw for 338 yards and two touchdowns to help Ole Miss overcome a 15-point, fourth-quarter deficit at College Station.
– Kennedy McCoy ran for two touchdowns and No. 11 West Virginia’s defense withstood a final pass attempt into the end zone to earn a tough 24-20 win over Texas. The Longhorns’ last shot to win ended on Shane Buechele’s (boo-SHEHLZ’) incompletion in the end zone on the game’s final play.
– No. 12 Penn State was a 45-31 winner against Indiana as Saquon Barkley ran for a pair of go-ahead touchdowns in the fourth quarter. Trace McSorley threw for 332 yards with two touchdowns as the Nittany Lions improved to 8-2.
– No. 17 Oklahoma State was able to celebrate a 45-44 win over Texas Tech after Clayton Hatfield missed the extra point following a one-yard scoring run by Quinton White with 1:39 left. Mason Rudolph threw for 395 yards and two touchdowns on 20-of-28 passing for the Cowboys, while Justice Hill carried 18 times for 126 yards and a TD.
– Backup quarterback Matthew Jordan rushed for 121 yards and two touchdowns to lead Georgia Tech’s 30-20 upset of No. 18 Virginia Tech. The Yellow Jackets had 309 yards rushing, with Marcus Marchall added 143 and a TD to help Georgia Tech prevent the Hokies from clinching the ACC’s Coastal Division crown.
– Derrius Guice rushed for a career-high 252 yards and Leonard Fournette added three touchdowns as 19th-rated LSU hammered Arkansas, 38-10. Guice set a school record with a 96-yard scoring run that helped the Tigers improve to 4-1 under interim coach Ed Orgeron.
– Tommy Armstrong Jr. led a 91-yard tiebreaking touchdown drive before Kieron Williams’ interception with 1:29 remaining clinched No. 21 Nebraska’s 24-17 win against Minnesota. Armstrong’s scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 13-yard run with 7:17 left after being helped off the field with an ankle injury the previous series.
– Austin Appleby threw two touchdown passes and Jordan Scarlett ran for a career-high 134 yards in No. 22 Florida’s 20-7 win over South Carolina. The 7-2 Gators lost safety Marcus Maye for the season with a broken left arm suffered in the game.
– No. 24 Boise State crushed Hawaii 52-16 as Brett Rypien (RIP’-ehn) passed for 338 yards and four touchdowns. Jeremy Nichols ran for 153 yards and two TDs on 16 carries to help the Broncos improve to 9-1.
(Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)