Notebook: Cal Outlasts Oregon State

Daniel Lasco's stellar evening powers the Cal football team to a 45-31 win in Corvallis, the first time the Bears have bested Oregon State at Reser Stadium since 2006.

• With today’s 45-31 California win, the Bears picked up their first victory over Oregon State since 2011 at AT&T Park, and their first win in Corvallis since 2006. Cal also earned its third road win of the season, the first time the Bears have three road wins since 2009 when they were 4-2 away from Berkeley.

• Cal finished with a season-high 269 rushing yards, topping the total of 255 yards vs. Sacramento State, making the total the highest the Bears have posted against an opponent from the Football Bowl Subdivision. Cal also surpassed 500 yards of total offense for the sixth time this season with 546 yards.

• Redshirt junior Daniel Lasco finished with a career-high 188 rushing yards on 30 carries. He became the first Cal runner to accumulate at least 150 yards on the ground since Denver Broncos running back C.J. Anderson pulled the trick against Washington in 2012, and his total was the highest for a Bear since Isi Sofele had 190 against the Beavers in 2011. Lasco is also the first Cal player to have 30 rushes and three rushing TDs in the same game since New England Patriots running back Shane Vereen against Stanford in 2009.

• Lasco picked up his eighth, ninth and 10th rushing touchdowns of the season – giving him 13 for his career. He has now scored a touchdown in the last eight consecutive games (7 rushing, 1 receiving). With his 208 total yards tonight, Lasco became the first Cal player since the San Diego Chargers' Keenan Allen (1,398) and Sofele (1,355) in 2011 to record 1,000 combined rushing and receiving yards in a season. Lasco ended the night with 1,120 combined yards on the season.

• Sophomore quarterback Jared Goff ended the game 24-for-47 for 277 yards and one touchdown. Goff posted his 14th 250-yard passing performance of his career, which is tied for first in school history with Pat Barnes. Now with 27 touchdown passes this season, he ranks third on the school’s single-season list. Former NFL quarterback Kyle Boller is second with 28 and Pat Barnes is first with 31. Goff’s 45 career passing touchdowns rank seventh on the career list. Dave Barr is sixth with 48.

• Goff connected with junior wide receiver Chris Harper for a 10-yard touchdown reception in the fourth quarter. It was Harper’s fifth receiving TD this season and the 12th of his career.

• With two of his top receivers on the shelf, Goff turned to Stephen Anderson most often on Saturday. Anderson was Cal’s leading receiver on the day with nine catches for 117 yards. The 9 catches were a personal best. He caught each of Goff’s first five completions to start the game.

• Kicker James Langford went 2-for-3 on field goals – a 41-yarder in the first quarter and a 47-yarder in the fourth quarter.

• For the fourth time this year, Cal held an opponent scoreless in the first quarter (also Northwestern, Sacramento State, Arizona). The Bears led, 3-0, after the opening period.

• Junior wide receiver Bryce Treggs has now recorded a reception in 29 of the last 30 games that he has played in, and in each of his last 23 contests. He caught three passes for 20 yards on the day.

• True freshman running back Vic Enwere scored for the second straight game, giving him two career TDs. He had six carries for 37 yards on the night.

• Cal’s 181 first-half team rushing yards were a season best. The Bears had 152 in the first half against Sacramento State. The Bears' 277 passing yards on the night and 269 rushing yards marked the second time this season that Cal had more than 200 yards passing and rushing (Sacramento State).


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