Dixon propels Ducks past Cougars

Dennis Dixon threw two TD strikes and ran for another score on Saturday as the Oregon Ducks ran over the Houston Cougars 48-27.

Oregon covered the 17-point spread at home, and the combined score sailed OVER the posted total of 57.

Dixon made good on 9-of-15 pass attempts for 132 yards, while rushing for another 141 yards in the win.

Anthony Alridge rushed for 207 yards with a TD, and caught three passes for 88 yards with a touchdown for the Cougars.