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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia coach Neal Brown is leaning on freshmen to help shore up a depleted secondary. Cornerbacks Nicktroy Fortune and Tae Mayo and safety Tykee Smith will be leaned on again when the Mountaineers play at fifth-ranked Oklahoma on Saturday.

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State's success over the past two seasons helped it land freshman running back Breece Hall. Iowa State saw last weekend what it is like to have one of its own players take over a game. Hall ran for 132 yards and three touchdowns in a 38-14 victory at West Virginia. The Cyclones visit Texas Tech this weekend.

UNDATED (AP) — LSU quarterback Joe Burrow, who has set a record-breaking pace during the first half of the season, and Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor highlight The Associated Press midseason All-America team. No. 2 LSU, No. 6 Wisconsin and No. 12 Oregon each placed three players on the first team, tying for the most of any school on the team.

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