Field Goal Lifts Army Over Vanderbilt In Overtime
Alex Carlton kicked a 42-yard field goal in overtime, as Army inched by Vanderbilt, 16-13. The Black Knights picked up their third win of the season, evening their record at 3-3.
Army needs three more victories to clinch a berth in the 2009 EagleBank Bowl.
In ACC action, Virginia Tech dominated Boston College, 48-14. North Carolina defeated Georgia Southern, 42-12. Virginia crushed Indiana, 47-7.
Duke pulled away from N.C. State late to win, 49-28. Wake Forest beat Maryland by 10 points, 42-32.
Miami handled Florida A&M, 48-16, while Georgia Tech won a shoot-out over Florida State, 49-44.
In Conference USA, Houston beat Mississippi State by a touchdown, 31-24, as Case Keenum threw four touchdown passes to lead the Cougars.
Marshall defeated Tulane by three touchdowns, 31-10, while Rice lost big to Navy, 63-14. Southern Mississippi fell short against Louisville, 25-23, as the Cardinals kicked a 32-yard field goal with 30 seconds to play.
Memphis had its way with UTEP, 35-20, and SMU won in a close game with East Carolina, 28-21.
Week 6 Player of the Week
Alex Carlton, the kicker for Army, made all three of his field goal attempts, including a 51-yarder and a 42-yarder in overtime that helped propel the Black Knights to a win over Vanderbilt.
Week 6 Upset of the Week
Not a lot of upsets this week, but SMU’s 28-21 win over East Carolina caught some folks by surprise as the Pirates are frequently one of the teams to beat in Conference USA.
ACC Record in Week 6 Non-Conference Play
3-0. Nice wins by Miami, North Carolina and Virginia in an undefeated non-conference week for the ACC.
C-USA Record in Week 6 Non-Conference Play
1-2. Houston notched a strong victory against Mississippi State, while Rice got destroyed by Navy, and Southern Mississippi lost by two points to Louisville.
ACC Standings (Conference Play, then Overall)
Wake Forest: 2-1, 4-2
Maryland: 1-1, 2-4
Boston College: 2-2, 4-2
Clemson: 1-2, 2-3
N.C. State: 0-2, 3-3
Florida State: 0-3, 2-4
Virginia Tech: 3-0, 5-1
Virginia: 1-0, 2-3
Georgia Tech: 3-1, 5-1
Miami: 2-1 4-1
Duke: 1-1, 3-3
North Carolina: 0-2, 4-2
C-USA Standings (Conference Play, then Overall)
East Carolina: 2-1, 3-3
Marshall: 2-1, 4-2
UAB: 2-1, 2-3
Southern Mississippi: 1-1, 3-3
UCF: 1-2, 3-2
Memphis: 1-2, 2-4
Tulsa: 2-0, 4-1
SMU: 2-0, 3-2
UTEP: 1-1, 2-4
Houston: 0-1, 4-1
Tulane: 0-2, 2-3
Rice: 0-2, 0-6