Gilliam surpasses 4K yards, UC Davis thumps N. Arizona

Miles Hastings threw for 328 yards and two scores and Ulonzo Gilliam Jr. ran for 150 yards on 16 carries and scored twice and UC Davis beat Northern Arizona 56-27 on Saturday.

On the first play of the second half, Gilliam surpassed 4,000-career rushing yards with a 77-yard run to the Northern Arizona 3-yard line. Gilliam now is the 12th player in Big Sky Conference history to surpass 4,000 yards rushing.

The Aggies (2-4, 1-2) used four quarterbacks who collectively completed passes to 14-different receivers. A four-touchdown second quarter by UC Davis put it away.

It was the first time in 13 months that the Aggies topped the 50-point mark. They beat San Diego 53-7 on Sept. 11, 2021 and the following week beat Dixie State 60-7.

RJ Martinez threw for 314 yards with a touchdown and interception for the Lumberjacks (2-5, 1-3).

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