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Parseghian turned around moribund Notre Dame

In this Nov. 20, 1964, file photo, Notre Dame coach Ara Parseghian, left, and team captain James Carroll are shown during a practice session in South Bend. Notre Dame was at rock bottom when Ara Parseghian took over 50 years ago. The Irish finished the season 2-7 in 1963 and the only thing that kept them from matching the worst record in school history set in 1956 was the game against Iowa was cancelled because of the assassination of John Kennedy.  (AP Photo/Charles Knoblock, File)

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame’s glory days seemed like a distant memory 50 years ago when Ara Parseghian took over as coach.

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Mistakes doom Cal in 59-41 loss to No. 6 Oregon

California running back Daniel Lasco, (2) leaps over teammate Jordan Rigsbee (73) as Oregon defensive back Troy Hill closes in during the second half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — A fumble deep inside its own territory. A failed decision to go for it on fourth down near midfield. The list of costly mistakes was lengthy for California. And against No. 6 Oregon, the Bears’ had little margin for error.

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Mariota throws 5 TD pass, No. 6 Oregon beats Cal

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota, left, is chased by California's Jonathan Johnson, center, and Noah Westerfield during the first half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Mariota made a rare mistake and threw an interception — his first since the Oregon State game last season — on a pass that was deflected twice.

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Grant Hedrick leads Boise State past BYU, 55-30

Boise State quarterback Grant Hedrick throws a pass against BYU during an NCAA college football game Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Boise, Idaho. (AP Photo/The Idaho Statesman, Kyle Green)

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Grant Hedrick threw for a career-high 410 yards and had four touchdowns passes in Boise State’s 55-30 victory over BYU on Friday night.

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QB questions linger as No. 14 ASU faces Huskies

SEATTLE (AP) — As much as it might seem to be the case, this is not a game of quarterback roulette.

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