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Solomon throws for 410 yards and 4 TDs in debut, Arizona opens with 58-13 rout over UNLV

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    Arizona quarterback Anu Solomon (12) runs for a first down against UNLV during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) (The Associated Press)

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    Arizona running back Terris Jones-Grigsby runs away from UNLV defensive back Peni Vea (42) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) (The Associated Press)

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    Arizona quarterback Anu Solomon warms up for an NCAA college football game against UNLV, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) (The Associated Press)

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    UNLV defensive back Tajh Hasson (29) tackles Arizona quarterback Anu Solomon (12) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) (The Associated Press)

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    UNLV quarterback Blake Decker carries against Arizona during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) (The Associated Press)

Anu Solomon threw for 425 yards and four touchdowns in his first career start, and Arizona broke a 45-year-old school record with 787 total yards in a season-opening 58-13 rout over Nevada-Las Vegas Friday night.

Solomon shook off some early-game jitters with a series of big plays to break the school freshman record for passing yards, highlighted by a 92-yard touchdown pass to Austin Hill on the first play of the second half.

Terris Jones-Grigsby laid the groundwork, running for 124 yards and a touchdown in Arizona's first game in three years without two-time All-American Ka'Deem Carey. Freshman Nick Wilson added an 85-yard touchdown run to help the Wildcats break the school record of 691 total yards, set against New Mexico in 1969.

UNLV failed to capitalize on a few early offensive opportunities and had no chance once Arizona got rolling for its second straight lopsided loss to the Wildcats.