Texas blew a 17-point fourth-quarter lead against Texas Tech, but Sam Ehlinger connected with Lil' Jordan Humphrey for a 29-yard scoring strike, lifting the Longhorns past the Red Raiders 41-34. The top two teams in the country--Alabama and Clemson--both landed right on the Vegas line, the Crimson Tide rolling 24-0 vs Mississippi State and the Tigers winning 27-7 @ BC--scorching a total of 274 First Game points. The other undefeated team--Notre Dame--hosted FSU, winning easily and covering ATS 42-13.
On the GridCard, dangerzone (35) picked up his second King of the Mountain, just edging out csmorgan71 (34) and Ricco1947 (34) ). Coming into this week, dangerzone was averaging 50 points a week and carrying a .526 WWP.
Rico (29) was the only other Gridder to put up a Qualifying Score and earn a WPN for defeating the PGT. No ProGrid Tour player managed a QS so the Second Game pays Rollover money minus a small Rake.