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Oregon soars to win over California, 59-41
Oregon soars to win over California, 59-41

Marcus Mariota threw five touchdown passes and No. 6 Oregon showed off its quick-striking ability in a 59-41 victory over California on Friday night at Santa Clara, Calif. The Ducks (7-1, 4-1 Pac-12) fell behind early twice by a touchdown, but they wasted little time taking control against the Golden Bears (4-4, 3-3). Oregon's first five touchdown drives were accomplished in under three minutes. The most electrifying touchdown of the night, however, was a 58-yard punt return by Charles Nelson that gave the Ducks a 31-14 lead in the second quarter. Nelson, a freshman wide receiver, avoided numerous tackles and somehow broke out of a crowd near the 20-yard line for his second punt...

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