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Casey Pachall threw a short pass to Josh Boyce, who turned upfield to find a wide-open lane for a 66-yard touchdown with 1:55 left.

Portland State (1-2) took only one snap after that before Tank Carder’s 26-yard interception return for a TD. After the Vikings went three-and-out on their next possession, Skye Dawson followed his 42-yard punt return with a 10-yard TD catch for a 24-3 halftime lead.

James also had an 82-yard kickoff return for a score.

No. 22 Michigan 28, San Diego State 7

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) _ Denard Robinson ran for a season-high 200 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Wolverines past Michigan coach Brady Hoke’s former team.

Robinson ran 21 times and reached 200 yards rushing for the third time in his career for Michigan (4-0). He matched his career high with three rushing scores and did it in one half for the first time.

San Diego State (3-1) had won its first three games for the first time since 1981, Ryan Lindley and the offense started slowly against Michigan. Lindley completed 23 of 48 passes for 253 yards and a TD. Ronnie Hillman ran for 109 yards on 21 carries.

No. 24 Illinois 23, Western Michigan 20

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) _ Troy Pollard ran for a career-high 133 yards and Derek Dimke kicked three field goals as Illinois survived.

The Illini trailed at the half 13-10 and the game was tied 20-20 with less than nine minutes to play. Booing Illini fans recalled a 23-17 loss to the Broncos (2-2) the last time the teams met in 2008.

Pollard’s 49-yard burst midway through the fourth quarter set up a 21-yard Dimke field goal that gave the Illini (4-0) the three-point lead they wouldn’t give up.

Alex Carder was 30 of 48 with two touchdowns, 306 yards and one interception. His second-quarter scoring pass to Chleb Ravenell gave the Broncos their halftime lead. Jordan White caught 14 passes for 132 yards and a third-quarter touchdown that tied the game at 20.

No. 25 Georgia Tech 35, North Carolina 28

ATLANTA (AP) _ Tevin Washington threw a long touchdown pass and ran for two scores, including a 5-yarder that gave Georgia Tech a 4-0 start.

The Tar Heels (3-1, 1-1 ACC) fought back from a 28-14 deficit, tying the game on freshman Giovani Bernard’s 55-yard run with 7:22 left. Georgia Tech (4-0, 1-0) needed only four plays to respond.

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