The granddaddy of them all is virtually assured the Big Ten champ now that Ohio State has lost. Dilemma: Invite Arizona as the opponent and keep the Pac-10 happy, or ask Notre Dame and score in the ratings?
Michigan State Injuries
Cornerback Amp Campbell's neck injury inspired a rout of Notre Dame. Defensive end Robaire Smith's broken leg inspired an upset of Ohio State. Will the Spartans run out of players before they run out of magic?
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Griffins alum Brad Melsby caught the 61-yard touchdown pass with 21 seconds left that gave UCLA its 41-34 win at Oregon State. Tony Hartley of Oregon, Melsby's teammate at the L.A.-area school, had 242 receiving yards and two TDs as the Ducks beat Washington 27-22.
Once known as just another military school option whiz, the Air Force quarterback threw first-half touchdowns of 54 and 74 yards to Dylan Newman in the Falcons' 35-7 victory at Army.
After being shut out by Penn State in his '98 debut, Illinois's third starting quarterback of the season completed 20 of 27 passes in the Illini's 31-16 upset of Indiana.