The Golden Bears countered with 21 straight points in the first quarter, starting with a three-yard TD pass from Longshore to Cameron Morrah that capped a six-play, 55-yard drive.
Lynch broke off a spectacular 71-yard touchdown run early in the second quarter to continue the rout. The shifty back appeared to be bottled up at the line of scrimmage, but bounced out to the left side and sprinted down the sideline. He then put on the brakes to elude a defender before taking it the rest of the way. The Golden Bears scored again on their next possession, with O'Keith scoring from five yards out to up the lead to 35-3.
A 42-yard pass from
This was the first-ever meeting between these two programs...The Vikings did not allow a touchdown in their first two games...Cal outgained the Vikings 502-273 on the night.