Jazz Ferguson leaped high over a defender to pull down a touchdown pass from Shelton Eppler in the second overtime as Northwestern State upset McNeese 37-34 on Saturday night.
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Luke Anthony threw three touchdown passes, and Qua'Shawn Washington's pick-6 late in the fourth quarter helped Abilene Christian hold off Northwestern State 49-47 on Saturday.
Malik Sonnier's interception opened the door for Northwestern State's late drive to beat Houston Baptist 31-28 on Saturday night.
Luke Hales threw for 278 yards and five touchdowns to lead Central Arkansas to a 38-17 thumping of Northwestern State on Saturday night.
Chase Fourcade threw for 118 yards and Dontrell Taylor rushed for 103 yards to help Nicholls hold off Northwestern State 28-10 in Southland Conference action on Saturday night.
Austin Mitchell had 182 yards receiving and a touchdown catch, and Southeastern Louisiana held off Northwestern State 24-17 on Saturday night.
Shelton Eppler teamed with Jazz Ferguson for a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns, but it was a blocked PAT in the final minutes that turned aside Lamar for a 49-48 win to open Southland Conference play with a shootout on Saturday night.
Shelton Eppler threw for 263 yards and four touchdowns as Northwestern State romped past Grambling State 34-7 on Saturday night to give coach Brad Laird his first win.
Trayveon Williams ran for 240 yards and three touchdowns in just more than two quarters as Texas A&M routed Northwestern State 59-7 in coach Jimbo Fisher's debut with the Aggies on Thursday night.
Clay Holgorsen threw for three touchdowns and Chris Jones rushed for 158 yards as Northwestern State jumped out to an early lead and held on for a 38-21 win over Stephen F. Austin on Saturday.
James Tabary threw for 285 yards and three touchdowns to lead McNeese to a 44-24 win over Northwestern State in Southland Conference action on Saturday night.
Eric Piccione kicked a field goal to force overtime and another in the extra period as Northwestern State rallied to beat Abilene Christian 26-23 on Saturday night.
Eric Piccione kicked a 36-yard field goal as time expired to lift Northwestern State to a 10-7 victory over Houston Baptist on Saturday night.
Hayden Hildebrand threw for 306 yards and three touchdowns, Carlos Blackman ran for three touchdowns and Central Arkansas remained unbeaten in the Southland Conference with a 45-17 win over Northwestern State Saturday night in a game twice delayed by...
Corey Avery plunged across the goal line from the 1 with just over a minute left in the game as Sam Houston State took its first lead of the contest to come back and beat Northwestern State 40-36 on Saturday night.
Dontrell Taylor ran for 71 yards and his 3-yard plunge with 3:35 left to play lifted Nicholls past Northwestern State 14-10 on Saturday night.
Marcus Cooper ran for 140 yards on seven carries and Lorenzo Lee Nunez threw for 253 yards and two scores as Southeastern Louisiana scored 28 points in the second half to roll to a 49-20 victory over Northwestern State on Saturday night.
Jared West ran for 75 yards and three touchdowns and Northwestern State held on to beat Lamar 35-28 on Saturday night in a Southland Conference opener.
Martez Carter rushed for 138 yards and one touchdown and Devante Kincade threw for 231 yards and another score as Grambling picked up its first win of the season, beating Northwestern State 23-10 on Saturday night.
J'Mar Smith threw for 276 yards and two touchdowns and Louisiana Tech scored the final 28 points on Saturday night to beat Northwestern State 52-24 in the season opener for both teams.