Washington 45, North Dakota 3

SEATTLE — Jake Browning threw for 313 yards and two touchdowns, Ty Jones had two touchdown receptions , and No. 9 Washington finally pulled away in the second half for a 45-3 victory over North Dakota on Saturday.

The home opener was a chance to regroup after the letdown of last week's season opener loss to No. 7 Auburn. It was a game Washington believed it should have won, and the hangover from the buildup surrounding the opener showed up against the Fighting Hawks (1-1) with a shaky performance on offense.

Browning was sharp at times, but also had stretches of missing open receivers and threw two poor interceptions. Washington's run game was spotty at best against the FCS opponent. Washington picked up just one first down between the middle of the second quarter and the 5-minute mark of the third quarter, the one coming on a meaningless final play of the first half.

"I don't feel like we really dominated at any point. I think we have a standard that we play to and I don't feel like we played to it. I don't feel I played to my standard of how I want to play," Browning said. "Obviously, happy that we won but not really happy with how I played."

Browning was 23 of 37 passing with short TD passes to Jones and Cade Otton. Backup QB Jake Haener added a 12-yard TD pass to Jones in the fourth quarter.


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No. 23 Oregon 62, Portland St. 14

EUGENE, Ore. — Justin Herbert threw for 250 yards and four touchdowns before heading to the bench in the third quarter, and No. 23 Oregon routed Portland State.

It was the 22nd straight non-conference win for the Ducks (2-0). Herbert, who completed 20 of 26 passes against the Vikings, now has 10 total touchdowns — nine passing and one on the ground — in two games so far this season.

Portland State (0-2) has lost 15 consecutive games dating to 2016, including eight straight on the road. The FCS-level Vikings went 0-11 last season and have allowed 134 total points in their two games this year.

Portland State quarterback Jalani Eason threw for 111 yards and two touchdowns, but he was also sacked four times by Oregon's defense. Charlie Taumoepeau caught five passes for 125 yards and both TDs for his second-straight game with more than 100 yards receiving.

Herbert hit different receivers with each of his touchdowns. Tony Brooks-James ran for 107 yards and two scores, while freshman CJ Verdell ran for 106 yards and another TD.

Herbert also led the Ducks' offense efficiently in a 58-24 victory over Bowling Green last week, passing for 281 yards and five touchdowns and running for 41 yards and another score.

Herbert's first TD pass was an 18-yard strike to Jaylon Redd. He then added a 9-yard toss to Tabari Hines that capped an 8-play, 99-yard drive to make it 14-0 after the first quarter.

No. 6 Oklahoma 49, UCLA 21

NORMAN, Okla. — Kyler Murray passed for three touchdowns and ran for two, and No. 6 Oklahoma defeated UCLA, but lost star running back Rodney Anderson to a leg injury.

Anderson ran for 10 yards on the final play of the first quarter, and then got up slowly. He limped off on his own, and trainers tended to the preseason All-Big 12 pick before he headed to the locker room. He was back on the bench later, out of uniform.

Murray picked up the slack with 306 yards passing and 69 yards rushing. CeeDee Lamb had seven catches for 146 yards and Marquise Brown added 88 yards and a touchdown on four catches for the Sooners (2-0).

Oklahoma led 21-7 at halftime. The Sooners held the Bruins to 133 yards before the break and sacked UCLA freshman quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson five times. Thompson-Robinson started in place of the injured Wilton Speight.

In the third quarter, Lamb's 66-yard punt return led to a 10-yard touchdown pass from Murray to A.D. Miller that put the Sooners up 35-7.

Houston 45, Arizona 18

HOUSTON — Houston quarterback D'Eriq King threw for four touchdowns and rushed for one as the Cougars beat Arizona.

King finished with 246 passing and 27 rushing yards while Houston improved to 2-0 on the season.

King connected with Marquez Stevenson on a 24-yard TD pass, scored on a 1-yard run, then hit tight end Romello Brooker for a 52-yard score and a 21-0 Houston lead after one quarter.

Arizona, playing uphill the rest of the game, never recovered.

UH scored two more times before halftime — on a 35-yard field goal from Dalton Witherspoon and on King's 13-yard pass to Bryson Smith for a 31-0 lead.

Arizona quarterback Khalil Tate tweaked his ankle in the first half but remained in the game.