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Williams, Tretola pace Arkansas past UAB 45-17

Arkansas running back Jonathan Williams (32) pushes away UAB cornerback Rolan Milligan (26) in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game in Fayetteville, Ark., Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Jonathan Williams rushed for a career-high 153 yards and had two touchdowns, and even 350-pound offensive lineman Sebastian Tretola had a part in the fun as Arkansas rolled to a 45-17 win over Alabama-Birmingham on Saturday.

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Freshman running back gives Ducks a boost

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota runs past California defensive end Jonathan Johnson during the second half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Mariota took another step toward the Heisman Trophy and positioned No. 6 Oregon to get serious consideration when the playoff rankings come out next week.

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South Carolina freshman Blanton has hip surgery

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina freshman TeMarcus Blanton had hip surgery Friday

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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 threw a rare interception — his first since the Oregon State game last season — on a pass that was deflected twice.

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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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