With his 112 rushing yards Friday night against Cal, Oregon running back Royce Freeman set the new freshman rushing record with his current total of 748 yards surpassing Thomas Tyner who set the mark last season.
After tossing 5 touchdowns and throwing for 326 yards Friday night, Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota became Oregon’s all-time passing leader with 8,625 yards eclipsing former Duck quarterback Bill Musgrave. ( 1987 – 90 )
Mariota also moved into 5th place in Pac-12 history with a total of 86 touchdown passes surpassing Stanford’s Andrew Luck with 82.
Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich was all smiles late Friday night as his No. 6 Ducks escaped the bay area with a 59-41 win over division foe California.
In his post game comments, Helfrich discussed his team facing a very effective offensive attack by Cal and Bear QB Jared Goff as well as his own quarterback Marcus Mariota who threw 5 touchdowns and broke the Oregon all-time passing yardage record with his 326 yard effort.
VIDEO; Watch Mark Helfrich’s post game press briefing by clicking the picture box shown above.