College football notes

Additional highlights from some of Saturday’s other games:

Tulane player breaks spine

Tulane safety Devon Walker fractured his spine in a head-to-head collision with a teammate during a game against Tulsa. Walker, hospitalized in stable condition, will need spinal surgery this week.

Army veteran catches on

Daniel Rodriguez made his first college catch in the fourth quarter of No. 12 Clemson’s 52-27 victory over visiting Ball State. Rodriguez, 24, spent three years in the Army, serving in both Iraq and Afghanistan. He received both the Bronze Star Medal of Valor and the Purple Heart for serving in 2009.

Boswell gives Rice leg up


Chris Boswell’s fourth field goal, a 45-yarder as the last second ticked off the clock, delivered Rice a 25-24 upset of host Kansas. Boswell, who set the school record a week ago with his sixth career field goal of 50 yards or longer, also hit from 47 and 29 twice against Kansas.

Big day, tough-luck loss

Nevada’s Cody Fajardo passed for 271 yards and a TD and ran for 134 yards and two more scores in the Wolf Pack’s 32-31 loss to South Florida.

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