No. 2 Alabama 29, ?Auburn 13
Derrick Henry ran 46 times for 271 yards and Adam Griffith kicked five field goals to propel visiting Alabama to the SEC West title with a victory over rival Auburn.
Griffith emerged as an Iron Bowl hero for the Crimson Tide (11-1, 7-1 Southeastern Conference) two years after his last-play attempt touched off the Tigersí winning Kick-Six play. Henry, meanwhile, just did more of the same against Auburn (6-6, 2-6).
The Heisman Trophy candidate produced his fourth 200-yard game of the season against an SEC defense. He helped put it away with 19 runs in the fourth quarter, then extended his school-record streak of games with a rushing touchdown to 17 in the final minute.
The Tigers stayed close into the fourth, aided by Jason Smithís 77-yard touchdown catch in the third quarter, which he twice tipped back to himself.
No. 13 Stanford 38, ?No. 4 Notre Dame 36
Kevin Hogan threw four touchdown passes and drove Stanford to the winning 45-yard field goal by Conrad Ukropina on the last play of the Cardinalís victory over visiting Notre Dame in a playoff elimination game.
Hogan threw for 269 yards and calmly led the winning drive in the final 30 seconds for the Cardinal (10-2, No. 9 CFP), who kept their slim playoff hopes alive with the win.
DeShone Kizer had given the Irish (10-2, No. 6 CFP) a one-point lead on his 2-yard run with 30 seconds left only to see Hogan drive Stanford to the win.
No. 14 Florida State 27, ?No. 10 Florida 2
Dalvin Cook ran for 183 yards and two touchdowns, Roberto Aguayo kicked two long field goals and Florida State upended host Florida.
The Seminoles (10-2) won their third consecutive game at Florida Field ó the first time thatís happened in the history of the storied rivalry ó and ended any chance the Gators (10-2) had of making the College Football Playoff.
No. 1 Clemson 37, ?South Carolina 32
Deshaun Watson ran for three touchdowns and passed for a fourth as visiting Clemson capped an undefeated regular season by holding off rival South Carolina.
Watson passed for 279 yards and ran for 114 to keep the Tigers on track for a spot in the College Football Playoff ó and moved their record to 12-0 for the first time since their 1981 national championship winning season.
USC 40, ?No. 22 UCLA 21
Cody Kessler threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score, and host Southern California clinched the Pac-12 South title with a victory over UCLA in the 85th edition of their crosstown showdown.
Darreus Rogers and Taylor McNamara caught TD passes while the Trojans (8-4, 6-3 Pac-12) scored 20 consecutive points in the second half before raising the Victory Bell in the frenzied Coliseum. USC improved to 5-2 under interim coach Clay Helton and snapped its three-year losing streak in the annual city rivalry game.
USC will face Stanford next Saturday in the Trojansí first trip to the Pac-12 title game.
Paul Perkins rushed for two touchdowns for the Bruins (8-4, 5-4).
Adoree Jackson returned a punt 42 yards for a touchdown shortly before halftime, and Rasheem Green put the Trojans ahead to stay in the third quarter when the freshman defensive lineman returned Josh Rosenís fumble for a 32-yard touchdown.
No. 11 N. Carolina 45, ?N.C. State 34
Elijah Hood and T.J. Logan ran for touchdowns in a dominating first quarter as North Carolina beat host North Carolina State.
Logan scored on runs of 42 and 40 yards, while Hood had a 39-yard run of his own before scoring from a yard out in that 35-point avalanche for the Tar Heels (11-1, 8-0 Atlantic Coast Conference, No. 14 CFP).