Illinois’ James McCourt kicked a 39-yard field goal as time expired, and quarterback Brandon Peters passed for 174 yards and two touchdowns as the host Fighting Illini stunned No. 6 Wisconsin 24-23 on Saturday.
Reggie Corbin rushed for 83 yards and a touchdown for the Illini (3-4, 1-3 Big Ten), who broke a four-game losing streak and scored the final 10 points of the game after two Wisconsin turnovers — a fumble by Jonathan Taylor and an interception by Jack Coan.
Peters - Pass - Josh - Imatorbhebhe - Illini
Peters’ 29-yard touchdown pass to Josh Imatorbhebhe with 5:53 remaining closed the Illini gap to 23-21, and Tony Adams set up Illinois’ final drive with an interception near midfield with 2:32 remaining, as Wisconsin (6-1, 3-1 Big Ten) gave up three touchdowns in a game for the first time this season.
Taylor rushed for 132 yards and a touchdown, and Coan completed 24 of 32 passes for 264 yards and a touchdown for the Badgers. Taylor became the fourth player in FBS history to rush for 5,000 yards before his senior season, joining Heisman Trophy winners Herschel Walker and Ron Dayne, as well as LaMichael James, with a 16-yard run over left guard on the first play from scrimmage.
Joe - Burrow - School - Record - Passes
Joe Burrow started slowly but wound up breaking the school record for touchdown passes in a season with 29 as the Tigers beat the Bulldogs in an SEC game in Starkville, Miss.
The Tigers (7-0, 3-0 SEC) settled for three short field goals on their first three possessions before Burrow got untracked in the second quarter. He finished 25 of 32 for 327 yards and four touchdowns to four receivers.
Freshman - Garrett - Shrader - Start - Quarterback
Freshman Garrett Shrader made his second start at quarterback for Mississippi State (3-4, 1-3), completing 17 of 28 passes for 238 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions. He ran for 66 yards, including a 12-yard...
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