ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Jim Tressel and Lloyd Carr tried their best to take themselves out of the story.
In the Ohio State-Michigan rivalry, which has been as much about Woody and Bo as blocking and tackling, the coaches are always center stage.
Tressel became the first Ohio State coach to beat Michigan six times in seven years, and the seventh-ranked Buckeyes' 14-3 victory Saturday over their archrival gave them consecutive outright Big Ten titles for the first time in a half-century.
No. 1 LSU 41, Ole Miss 24
OXFORD, Miss. - Trindon Holliday returned a kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown and LSU forced two turnovers during goal-line stands to slip past Mississippi 41-24.
The Tigers (10-1, 6-1 SEC) didn't play well on offense, but Craig Steltz and the nations' top-ranked defense helped set a school record with three straight seasons of 10 wins or more.
It was LSU's fourth straight win and the sixth straight against Ole Miss (3-8, 0-7), which is in danger of a winless conference season for the first time since 1982.
No. 4 Kansas 45, Iowa St. 7
LAWRENCE, Kan. - Todd Reesing passed for 253 yards and four touchdowns and the Jayhawks remained undefeated, beating the Cyclones to set up a showdown with sixth-ranked Missouri for the Big 12 North title.
The Tigers and Jayhawks (11-0, 7-0 Big 12) will meet in Kansas City, Mo., on Saturday in a game that could launch the winner into the national championship game.
No 6. Missouri 49, Kansas State 32
MANHATTAN, Kan. - Jeremy Maclin scored three touchdowns for Missouri, and had 252 total yards to set the NCAA single-season freshman record for all-purpose yards.
He returned a kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown and caught two scoring passes, giving him 2,201 all-purpose yards for the season - 175 more than Terrell Willis of Rutgers had in 1993. Maclin finished with nine catches for 143 yards.
No. 10 Virginia Tech 44, Miami 14
BLACKSBURG, Va. - Branden Ore ran for two touchdowns and the No. 10 Hokies dominated Miami in their final tuneup for a huge game against rival Virginia next weekend.
Virginia Tech (9-2, 6-1 ACC) moved into a share of first place in the Coastal Division with the Cavaliers. The teams will play on Saturday in Charlottesville with the winner moving on the conference championship game Dec. 1.
No. 14 Florida 59, Florida Atlantic 20
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Tim Tebow became the first player in NCAA history with at least 20 touchdowns passing and rushing in the same season, and Andre Caldwell broke the Florida school record for career receptions in a rout of Florida Atlantic.
No. 17 Boise State 58, Idaho 14
BOISE, Idaho - Taylor Tharp and the Broncos broke open a close game with 41 unanswered points, helping Boise State beat the Vandals for the ninth straight time.
No. 19 Tennessee 25, Vanderbilt 24
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Daniel Lincoln kicked a 33-yard field goal with 2:46 left to cap a 16-point fourth-quarter comeback, the Volunteers' second largest in history, to keep them in control of the SEC East.