Best stuff of Week 6

The calendar has turned to October, which means the air temperature is cooling but several coaches’ seats are warming up considerably. Conference races are also heating up, and we are here for it. This is the best stuff from Week 6 of college football.

Florida honors Gainesville native Tom Petty

She missed a heck of a finish

In the middle of Western Michigan’s wild 7-overtime win over Buffalo, Western Michigan tight end Donnie Ernsberger had a TD catch. After the catch, his sister ran on the field — from the stands! — to celebrate. She was promptly escorted out of the arena.

The family that stiff-arms together …

It’s a Canes thing

Pro Football Hall of Famer and Miami Hurricanes legend Michael Irvin was understandably excited when Miami beat Florida State on a last-second TD pass to snap a seven-game losing streak.

Look what you made them do

Baker Mayfield planted Oklahoma’s flag at midfield in Columbus, Ohio, when the Sooners upset Ohio State. They loved the move in Norman, even prompting T-shirt tributes.

Oklahoma fans wearing these shirts, obviously commemorating Baker Mayfield’s exclamation point at Ohio State

Jake Trotter, ESPN Staff Writer

Well, they say karma, it comes back around.

Iowa State stunned Oklahoma 38-31 on Saturday, then planted its own flag.

Speaking of flags …

Coolest jerseys of the day

She chomped yes

UNLV remembers Las Vegas shooting victims

A member of UNLV’s equipment staff places on a helmet one of the large red-ribbon decals the football team will wear in Saturday’s game against San Diego State. Inside the decal reads: “Las Vegas.” It was important to school officials that the city be represented in this decal. On the other side of the helmet is the standard UNLV logo.

Coley Harvey, ESPN Staff Writer


The UNLV football team is rallying together in support of its local community after the mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip took the lives of 58 people and injured more than 500 last Sunday.

This weekend, ESPN will be providing continuing coverage of UNLV’s tribute to the victims of the tragedy.

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