The Bobcats (9-1, 6-1 Big Sky) saw six players score in the first half, when they scored 59 points, and had touchdowns on offense, defense, and special teams in dominating the Vikings. Two weeks after gaining a school-record 695 yards, MSU had 389 yards by halftime before sending in its second team early in the second half. Shawn Johnson scored on a 54-yard pass play and a 72-yard punt return and Kirk, who ran for 122 yards, had scoring runs of 17 and 14 yards, along with a 54-yard touchdown reception.
DJ Adams had a 69-yard touchdown run in the first quarter to cut the Bobcats' lead to 10-7, but Portland State (3-7, 2-5) didn't manage another first down until its final drive of the half.
After surviving the Les Miles telenovela, which landed LSU's big cigars at No. 5, we're left to ponder who can claim the Bottom 10 title.
Oregon is the only team to beat both USC and Stanford this season, so there are likely lessons to be learned from watching the game film.
Will Oklahoma move up the College Football Playoff rankings after their big win over Oklahoma State?
The Hurricanes continue to search for a new head coach and have interviewed Dan Mullen, Greg Schiano and Butch Davis for the vacancy, sources confirmed to ESPN.
Paul Finebaum doesn't see how Iowa beats Michigan State on Saturday, but Danny Kanell is picking the Hawkeyes.
Danny Kanell doesn't think Ohio State should even be considered for the top four, while Paul Finebaum disagrees.