COL FB: California 42, Portland St 16

Sept. 16, 2006 at 10:34 PM
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BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Marshawn Lynch rushed for 112 yards and a touchdown on six carries Saturday to pace 21st-ranked California to a 42-16 victory over Portland State.

Justin Forsett and Marcus O'Keith also scored on the ground for the Golden Bears (2-1), who have won two in a row since dropping their opener to Tennessee.

Nate Longshore was 15-of-23 for 225 yards with two touchdowns and an interception, while DeSean Jackson caught five passes for 103 yards with a TD.

Rob Freeman was 12-of-17 for 119 yards with a touchdown for Portland State (2-1), which was coming off a 45-3 victory over Northern Colorado. Tremayne Kirkland threw one touchdown pass and caught another in defeat.

The Golden Bears had 21 straight points in the first quarter, starting with a three-yard TD pass from Longshore to Cameron Morrah that capped a six-play, 55-yard drive.

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