SOUTH BEND, Ind. – The first players trickled out of USC's locker room and into the bowels of Notre Dame Stadium late Saturday evening. They grabbed chicken sandwiches in white paper bags. Workers were buzzing nearby, hauling equipment down a tunnel and heaving duffel bags toward the exit, when someone dropped a heavy pallette.
Kenny Hill matched his career high with five touchdown passes, KaVontae Turpin returned a punt 90 yards for a score after going backward to the 3 and the TCU defense dominated overmatched Kansas in the fourth-ranked Horned Frogs' 43-0 victory.
Hayden Hildebrand threw for 306 yards and three touchdowns, Carlos Blackman ran for three touchdowns and Central Arkansas remained unbeaten in the Southland Conference with a 45-17 win over Northwestern State.
Quinton Flowers passed for two touchdowns, ran for 138 yards and another score, and No. 16 South Florida extended the nation's longest active winning streak to 12 games with a 34-28 victory over Tulane.