Chachere throws 4TDs to lift Portland St. past N. Colorado
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Dante Chachere threw for four touchdowns — all coming in the second quarter — and Portland State rallied past Northern Colorado for a 35-21 win on Saturday.
Trailing 14-0 after the first, Chachere threw scoring passes of 64 and 37 yards to Mataio Talalemotu, 12 yards to Jobi Malary and 38 to Maclain Griffin. Talalemotu finished with 103 yards receiving on three receptions. Chacehere threw for 269 yards.
Dylan McCaffrey got Northern Colorado rolling with 67-yard scoring pass to Zain Zinicola for the game’s first score then, near the end of the first, Elijah Dotson crashed in from a yard out for a two-score lead. McCaffrey threw for 328 yards and was intercepted twice. Zinicola had 119 receiving yards on 11 receptions.
Portland State (4-5, 3-3 Big Sky) has won four of its last six after a three-game skid to start the season.
The Bears (2-7, 1-5) have dropped five straight.
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