Live blog: Ohio State leads Michigan and more

Ryan Day and No. 1 Ohio State look for a victory over No. 13 Michigan. (Getty Images)
Ryan Day and No. 1 Ohio State look for a victory over No. 13 Michigan. (Getty Images)

It’s the last day of the college football regular season, and it should be epic.

Ohio State and Michigan are battling, the Iron Bowl (Alabama-Auburn) is soon and Bedlam (Oklahoma-Oklahoma State) is tonight — and there are plenty of other games that could add intrigue to the College Football Playoff race. 

Get updates on all the action below — and let us know what you’re thinking in the comments section.

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No. 1 Ohio State 35, No. 13 Michigan 16

Jim Harbaugh is the first coach of the Wolverines (9-2, 6-2 Big Ten) to lose his first four meetings with the Buckeyes (11-0, 8-0).

It looks like it might be five.

Ohio State scored on its first drive of the second half — a 6-yard TD pass from QB Justin Fields to WR K.J. Hill — to build up a three-score lead. It was Hill’s first catch of the game.

The Buckeyes have done most of their damage behind the running of J.K. Dobbins, who scored three first-half touchdowns. He has rushed for a total of 143 yards on 21 carries.

Dobbins’ third score came after Michigan had seemingly stopped an Ohio State drive but committed a penalty. Dobbins’ 5-yard TD run 3:15 before halftime opened up a 28-13 lead.

And Michigan is willing to do anything to try and slow Dobbins down.

Michigan cut the lead to 28-16 with a field goal 19 seconds before halftime. The Wolverines thought they scored a TD on third down, but Donovan Peoples-Jones couldn’t quite haul in a pass from Shea Patterson in the end zone.

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No. 3 Clemson 31, South Carolina 3

Trevor Lawrence threw three first-half TD passes — two to Tee Higgins — and Travis Etienne added an early third-quarter TD run as the Tigers have taken control against the Gamecocks.

South Carolina stuffed Etienne on fourth-and-goal from the 1 to thwart the Tigers’ first drive, which spanned 14 plays.

But Gamecocks QB Ryan Hilinski was intercepted deep in his own territory. This time, the Tigers scored on a 10-yard TD pass from Lawrence to Higgins. Lawrence and Higgins connected for another score later in the first quarter as the Tigers (11-0, 8-0 ACC) look like they will stay on track for a College Football Playoff berth.

South Carolina (4-7, 3-5) got on the board in the second quarter with a 39-yard field goal from Parker White.

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No. 4 Georgia 24, Georgia Tech 7

Jake Fromm has two TD passes for the Bulldogs (10-1), who were a four-TD favorite against the Yellow Jackets (3-8).

Brian Herrien has a TD run, and Rodrigo Blankenship a field goal for Georgia.

Georgia Tech got on the board in the second quarter on a 6-yard TD pass from James Graham to Tyler Davis.

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No. 5 Alabama at No. 15 Auburn, 3:30 p.m. ET

The Crimson Tide (10-1, 6-1 SEC) get one last chance to impress the College Football Playoff committee if it can roll up a big victory against the Tigers (8-3, 4-3), who would like nothing better than to beat their rival in the Iron Bowl.

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No. 12 Wisconsin at No. 8 Minnesota, 3:30 p.m. ET

The Paul Bunyan Axe and “College GameDay” are big, but the winner between the Badgers (9-2, 6-2 Big Ten) and Gophers (10-1, 7-1) will play No. 1 Ohio State in next week’s Big Ten title game — and that’s even bigger.

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No. 9 Baylor at Kansas, 3:30 p.m. ET

The Bears (10-1, 7-1 Big 12) could use a big victory over the lowly Jayhawks (3-8, 1-7) before their Big 12 title game tilt with No. 7 Oklahoma next week.

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Rutgers at No. 10 Penn State, 3:30 p.m. ET

The Nittany Lions (9-2, 6-2 Big Ten) have lost two of their past three games, but they should be able to bounce back nicely against the lowly Scarlet Knights (2-9, 0-8).

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Oregon State at No. 14 Oregon, 4 p.m. ET

The Ducks (9-2, 7-1 Pac-12) will play in the Pac-12 title game next week, but first they’d like to win the Civil War and stop the rival Beavers (5-6, 4-4) in their quest of become bowl eligible.

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No. 16 Notre Dame at Stanford, 4 p.m. ET

The Irish (9-2) can secure their third-straight 10-win season with a victory over the Cardinal (4-7), who won’t play in a bowl game for the first time in 11 seasons.

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Texas A&M at No. 2 LSU, 7 p.m. ET

The Tigers (11-0, 7-0 SEC) — who lost a controversial game to the Aggies (7-4, 4-3) last season — look to complete an undefeated regular season before playing Georgia in the SEC title game next week.

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No. 23 Iowa State at Kansas State, 7 p.m. ET

The Cyclones (7-4, 5-3 Big 12) — who snapped a 10-game losing streak to the Wildcats (7-4, 4-4) last season — look to win their second-straight “Farmageddon” game.

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Colorado at No. 6 Utah, 7:30 p.m. ET

The Utes (10-1, 7-1 Pac-12) can clinch a second-straight Pac-12 South title with a victory over the Buffaloes (5-6, 3-5) and advance to next week’s Pac-12 title game against No. 14 Oregon.

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Florida State at No. 11 Florida, 7:30 p.m. ET

The Gators (9-2, 6-2) can finish unbeaten at home with a victory over the Seminoles (6-5, 4-4), who are 2-0 under interim coach Odell Haggins.

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No. 7 Oklahoma at No. 21 Oklahoma State, 8 p.m. ET

“Bedlam” should live up to its name with two of the top players in the country in action: QB Jalen Hurts for the Sooners (10-1, 7-1 Big 12) and RB Chuba Hubbard for the Cowboys (8-3, 5-3).

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News and notes

Odom out as Missouri coach

Missouri is moving on from coach Barry Odom, sources confirmed to Yahoo Sports. The move comes in the wake of a sloppy performance in a 24-14 win against Arkansas on Friday.

Click here for Pete Thamel’s report

[Thamel: 10 potential candidates for Missouri]

Former Ohio State QB critical

Terrelle Pryor reportedly was stabbed in the chest and shoulder at a Pittsburgh-area apartment and is in critical condition.

Click here for the Yahoo Sports report

How tweet it is!

What … a … catch!

Great Knight!

Watch out!

In case you missed it

The streak is over!

Virginia snapped a 15-game losing streak to rival Virginia Tech and advanced to the ACC title game against Clemson with a 39-30 victory on Friday. 

Click here for the Yahoo Sports report

Virginia fans had reason to celebrate after their team snapped a 15-game losing streak to Virginia Tech on Friday and won the ACC Coastal title. (Photo by Ryan M. Kelly/Getty Images)Virginia fans had reason to celebrate after their team snapped a 15-game losing streak to Virginia Tech on Friday and won the ACC Coastal title. (Photo by Ryan M. Kelly/Getty Images)
Virginia fans had reason to celebrate after their team snapped a 15-game losing streak to Virginia Tech on Friday and won the ACC Coastal title. (Photo by Ryan M. Kelly/Getty Images)

Same time next week!

Memphis beat visiting Cincinnati 34-24 on Friday, and the same two teams will meet — in the same location — on Dec. 7 in the AAC title game.

Click here for the Yahoo Sports report

Leach rips reporter after Apple Cup loss

After losing to rival Washington for the seventh time in his eight-year tenure, Washington State coach Mike Leach lost his temper — and took it out on a local columnist.

Click here for the Yahoo Sports report

Ole Miss loses Egg Bowl on missed Pee-A-T

The Egg Bowl between Ole Miss and Mississippi State ended in absolute chaos on Thursday night. 

Thamel: ‘Pee’ celebration an all-time sports blunder

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