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Marcus Mariota-led green team wins Oregon's Spring Game

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    Oregon's Ayele Forde catches a pass during their spring NCAA college football game on Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/The Oregonian, Thomas Boyd) MAGS OUT; TV OUT; LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; THE MERCURY OUT; WILLAMETTE WEEK OUT; PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP OUT (The Associated Press)

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    Oregon coach Mark Helfrich coaches during the Ducks spring NCAA college football game on Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/The Oregonian, Thomas Boyd) MAGS OUT; TV OUT; LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; THE MERCURY OUT; WILLAMETTE WEEK OUT; PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP OUT (The Associated Press)

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    Oregon's Thomas Tyner runs the ball during the Ducks spring NCAA college football game on Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/The Oregonian, Thomas Boyd) MAGS OUT; TV OUT; LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; THE MERCURY OUT; WILLAMETTE WEEK OUT; PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP OUT (The Associated Press)

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    Former Oregon player Kenjon Barner watches the Ducks spring NCAA college football game on Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/The Oregonian, Thomas Boyd) MAGS OUT; TV OUT; LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; THE MERCURY OUT; WILLAMETTE WEEK OUT; PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP OUT (The Associated Press)

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    Oregon band members huddle during the Ducks spring NCAA college football game on Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/The Oregonian, Thomas Boyd) MAGS OUT; TV OUT; LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; THE MERCURY OUT; WILLAMETTE WEEK OUT; PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP OUT (The Associated Press)

Marcus Mariota was sharp in his limited appearance in the Oregon spring game Saturday, throwing a pair of first-quarter touchdown passes to lead the Ducks' green team to a 27-7 victory over the gray team.

Mariota, a presumptive 2014 Heisman Trophy candidate who returned to Oregon for his junior season instead of turning pro this winter, completed 6 of 7 passes for 100 yards and played in the first three series for the green team. He also rushed for 23 yards on five carries.

His one incompletion was a throwaway after rolling out of the pocket to avoid a sack. Two plays later he connected with running back Thomas Tyner on a 22-yard touchdown pass for a 7-0 lead with 3:22 to play in the first quarter.