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Mariota’s five TDs help Ducks beat Bears

Associated Press

Marcus Mariota matched his season high with five touchdown passes and broke the Oregon record for career passing yards in the No. 6 Ducks’ 59-41 victory over California on Friday night in the first college game at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California.

Mariota completed 18 of 30 passes for 326 yards. He also threw his first interception of the season, ending his streak of passes without an interception at 253.

Royce Freeman ran for 112 yards and two touchdowns to overcome a critical early turnover, and Charles Nelson scored on a 58-yard punt return to help Oregon (7-1, 4-1 Pac-12) win its sixth straight against Cal.

Jared Goff passed for 360 yards and two touchdowns for Cal (4-4, 2-4), but the Bears lost their third straight.

Boise State 55, BYU 30: Grant Hedrick threw for a career-high 410 yards and had four touchdowns passes in the Broncos’ victory over the Cougars at Boise.

Boise State (6-2) had the highest points total against BYU since Tulsa handed the Cougars a 55-47 loss in 2003. BYU (4-4) has lost four straight for the first time since 2010.

South Alabama 27, Troy 13: Kendall Houston ran for 178 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries and the Jaguars (5-2, 4-1 Sun Belt) defeated the Trojans (1-7, 1-3) at Mobile, Alabama.

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