Blackout: No. 15 South Carolina had been hyping Saturday”s game against No. 3 Florida as the biggest home game in South Carolina”s school history.

To commemorate the occasion, 84,900 Gamecocks fans filled Williams-Brice Stadium completely dressed in black. The goal was to intimidate Florida. So, what happened?

Gators quarterback Rex Grossman threw three more touchdown passes as Florida flogged South Carolina, 54-17.

What Cover Jinx?: Until Saturday”s game, Oregon State had been just another victim of the Sports Illustrated cover jinx.

The magazine picked the Beavers to win the national title, and Oregon State responded with a 3-5 start. But the Beavers finally flexed some muscle against No. 8 Washington on Saturday.

Ken Simonton”s three first-quarter touchdowns put the Huskies in a hole that they couldn”t recover from. Oregon State blew out Washington, 49-24, in effect killing the Huskies” BCS hopes.

State of Embarrassment: Michigan State has a habit of pulling a huge upset and then going in the tank.

This year is no different.

After playing out of their minds in a 26-24 win over Michigan, the Spartans allowed 489 rushing yards on Saturday against Indiana. The Hoosiers stunned Michigan State, 37-28.

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