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September 20, 2009|Mike Hiserman

Jahvid Best, junior running back, California: Rushed for 131 yards and a school-record five touchdowns in 26 carries in 35-21 win over Minnesota. Season: 412 yards and eight touchdowns rushing, seven catches for 59 yards and a touchdown.

Tim Tebow, senior quarterback, Florida: Completed 14 of 19 passes for 115 yards with no touchdowns and one interception in 23-13 win over Tennessee. Also ran 24 times for 76 yards and a touchdown. Season: 540 yards and five touchdowns passing with one interception, 148 yards and three touchdowns rushing.

Colt McCoy, senior quarterback, Texas: Completed 24 of 34 passes for 205 yards and one touchdown with two interceptions in 34-24 win over Texas Tech. Season: 859 yards and six touchdowns passing with four interceptions.

Max Hall, senior quarterback, Brigham Young: Completed 20 of 31 passes for 306 yards and two touchdowns with three interceptions in 54-28 loss to Florida State. Season: 944 yards and six touchdowns passing with six interceptions.

Dez Bryant, junior wide receiver, Oklahoma State: Had nine receptions for 161 yards and two touchdowns in 41-24 win over Rice. Season: 17 catches for 323 yards and four touchdowns.

Jimmy Clausen, junior quarterback, Notre Dame: Completed 22 of 31 passes for 300 yards and two touchdowns in 33-30 win over Michigan State. Season: 951 yards and nine touchdowns passing without an interception.

Todd Reesing, senior quarterback, Kansas: Completed 28 of 41 passes for 338 yards and three touchdowns. Also rushed for 51 yards in eight carries in 44-16 win over Duke. Season: 806 yards and six touchdowns passing with one interception, 115 yards and two touchdowns running.

-- Mike Hiserman



'It's a shootout. In a shootout, you have to make every play count.'

-- Arkansas Coach Bobby Petrino,

lamenting mistakes his team made in a 52-41 loss to No. 23 Georgia in which the teams combined for 1,015 yards.

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